Five Practical Applications of Transformers

By Team Aakash Byju's | 29th January 2023

Firstly, let’s know about the different types of transformers.






Indoor transformers

Outdoor transformers

Power transformers

Distribution transformers

Measurement transformers

As the name suggests, these are used for indoor use. They are useful in AC circuits to reduce the voltage to the required quantity. They are also used to measure power frequency or power factor.

Indoor Transformers

They are usually kept outside. They are useful in steel manufacturing processes where high currents are required for the melting & welding of steel.

Outdoor Transformers

Outdoor transformers are helpful in providing a well-regulated current during all processes in steel manufacturing.

These kinds of transformers are used to get the required voltage level. To increase the voltage, a step-up transformer is used and to decrease the voltage step-down transformer is used.

Power Transformers

They are used to distribute the generated power to distant locations and to distribute electricity at a low voltage that is less than 33 kV in industry or 220-440 V for household purposes.

Distribution Transformers

These types of transformers are useful in measuring voltage, current, power, etc.

Measurement Transformers