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When is a Toroidal Transformer Most Practical

Those that already use toroidal transformers recognized the advantages these devices have over other similarly powered devices. Designers have a wide array of transformer options on the market, so how does one decide? Each transformer has its trade-offs. The most important considerations to make when making a choice are:

  • Cost
  • Size
  • Shape
  • Power Range
  • Circuit Characteristics
  • Efficiency

Toroids are small, but they do not sacrifice power as a means of reducing size. Typically, as things get smaller, they become less powerful; toroidal transformers do not suffer from that problem. They can be placed into most existing structures without adding excessive weight. Toroids are lightweight, which is a bonus for engineers. Some of the other reasons designers use toroids includes:

  1. Toroid produce low noises because they have a tape-wound core. Their compact design makes the most efficient use of space. Other similar transformers produce a constant hum.
  2. Toroids are an excellent option when dealing with issues of EMI and compatibility. Toroids are known to produce less stray magnetic energy than other transformers.
  3. Toroids are highly customizable and affordable. They are made to meet the unique and strict demands of designers and engineers.

It would be best if you did not hesitate to give our talented team a call for more information about creating custom toroids and custom coil winding.

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