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

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Document 2.4.54 Revision 0

July 2006

Small Power Substation Transformers





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

Small 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 and operation of Howard

Industries small power transformers when used in typical applications and 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.