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Apparatus and method for controlling the temperature of the core of a super-conducting transformer

United States Patent

October 10, 2006
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An apparatus for controlling the temperature of a core of a transformer is provided that includes a core, a shield surrounding the core, a cast formed between the core and the shield, and tubing positioned on the shield. The cast directs heat from the core to the shield and cooling fluid is directed through the tubing to cool the shield.
Golner; Thomas (Pewaukee, MI), Pleva; Edward (Waukesha, WI), Mehta; Shirish (Waukesha, WI)
Waukesha Electric Systems, Incorporated (Waukesha, WI)
10/ 017,381
December 18, 2001
This invention was made with government support under the High Temperature Super-Conducting Transformer contract awarded by the Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.