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Current transformer

Stan Zurek, Current transformer, Encyclopedia-Magnetica.com, {accessed 2020-12-01}

Definition

Current transformer (CT for short, but also: current-sensing transformer1), current-sense transformer2), current sensor3), current transducer4), special transformer5), instrument transformer6), current probe) - a type of transformer for measurement, sensing or monitoring of electric current.

A current transformer is usually designed for reducing amplitude of an AC current from the primary to the secondary winding.

A family of current transformers itl-family_current_transformers.jpg by Jethro Collins, Instrument Transformers Ltd, Public Domain

by S. Zurek, Encyclopedia Magnetica, CC-BY-3.0


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Pearson current monitor, high current (10 kA) and wide bandwidth (from 1 Hz to 20 MHz)
pearson_110_current_monitor.jpg
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Miniature SMD current transformer (around 5 mm)
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current_transformer.txt · Last modified: 2020/07/19 00:03 by stan_zurek

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