Siemens transformer enroute from Nuremberg to China

Feb 7, 2018
Companies
Posted by Ken Wallingford

A Siemens transformer weighing 535.5 tonnes is currently en route from the production facilities in Nuremberg, Germany to China.

Züst & Bachmeier is handling the transportation of the unit.

The transformer is the first of four which will form a 3,284 km high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission link between Changji and Guquan cities, in China.

For this project, Siemens is produing the world’s first 1,100 kV converter transformers with a capacity of 587.1 MVA.

Source: Heavy Lift

Photo (for illustrative purposes): Siemens

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