Important safety information, Important information about these instructions – Howard Medium Power Substation User Manual

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Document 2.4.06, Revision 4

June 2013

Medium Power Substation Transformers


Read these instructions carefully before proceeding with installation, operation, or maintenance of this equipment.

Medium power transformers contain extremely hazardous voltages. To prevent death, serious personal injury, or property

damage, all information in these instructions should be read and observed. Safe use of this equipment is dependent

on proper installation, operation, and maintenance procedures.

Certain information in this manual is marked with the words DANGER, WARNING, or CAUTION. DANGER indicates an

imminently hazardous situation which, if not avoided, will result in death, serious personal injury, and property damage.

WARNING indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in death, serious personal

injury, and property damage. CAUTION indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, may result in

minor or moderate personal injury, and property damage.

Personnel should not attempt to service this equipment until it has been completely de-energized and all high-voltage

and low-voltage bushing terminals have been properly grounded.

Only qualified personnel should install, maintain, and operate this equipment. Qualified personnel are those who are

trained in the installation, maintenance, and operation of high-voltage equipment; trained in the proper use of protective

equipment (such as rubber gloves, safety glasses, protective clothing, hard hats, etc.); and trained in appropriate first

aid procedures.


The instructions contained herein are intended to be a general guide for the installation, operation, and of Howard

Industries medium power transformers, when they are used in typical applications and are operated in normal

environments. Although efforts have been made to ensure accuracy and completeness, these instructions do not

address every conceivable application or circumstance that might be encountered. Features presented herein may

not be present in all transformer designs. Standard and optional features are subject to change without notice.

Howard Industries makes no representation or warranty with respect to and assumes no responsibility for the

completeness, accuracy, sufficiency, or usefulness of these instructions. Questions regarding installation, operation,

and maintenance (particularly when encountering unusual or special circumstances not sufficiently covered by

these instructions) should be directed to the Howard Industries Substation Transformer Division.