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Can a SquareD/Schneider Electric Dry Type Low Voltage Transformer be used on DC (Direct Current), or can SquareD/Schneider Electric offer a DC Transformer?

Issue:
Requirement for a Direct Current Power Supply

Product Line:
Low Voltage (LV) Transformers

Environment:
Applies to all Transformers by SquareD/Schneider Electric

Cause:
Transformers cannot process Direct Current

Resolution:

No. Transformers operate on the principle of alternating magnetic fields affecting coils and laminated steel cores.  As DC does not alternate, it cannot be ``transformed``, hence there is no such thing as a ``DC Transformer``.  Non- Transformer DC power supplies are available on page 23-37 of Digest 176.


 

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