Utility safety: Uninhibited transformer oil provides superior protection for electrical equipment
Safety products: Calumet Specialty Products Partners announces launch of uninhibited transformer oil.
Safety products: Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P., an independent producer of specialty hydrocarbon and fuel products, announces the launch of CALTRAN 60-00 Group U, an all-new product that is the company’s first uninhibited transformer oil.
CALTRAN 60-00 Group U is a naphthenic transformer oil that has been specifically engineered by the company’s in-house product development group to meet the International Standard IEC 60296, ed. 4, 2012 General Specifications for uninhibited transformer oil – the technology has been independently verified by an accredited third party lab. Uninhibited transformer oil contains no additives, providing superior protection for electrical equipment.
CALTRAN 60-00 Group U is appropriate for use in distribution and power transformers and switchgear. In addition, CALTRAN 60-00 Group U offers:
• Superior cooling properties along with the wider heat exchange properties of a naphthenic oil
• Outstanding oxidation stability under severe conditions, without the use of additives
• Fully miscible with insulating oils meeting IEC 60296:2012 and ASTM D3487 standards
• Meets IP 346 and Modified Ames Criteria for biological safety
“Customers now have a superior choice in protecting their investment. Our new transformer oil forms optimal protection for electrical equipment -- combining enhanced protection against corrosion, longer oil life and greater efficiency,” said Harji Gill, VP Export Sales & Business Development at Calumet Specialty Products Partners. “Our product development team is proud to have met the current stringent International Standard. This innovative transformer oil demonstrates Calumet’s commitment to developing high quality specialty products for our customers.”
CALTRAN 60-00 Group U is available for shipment starting June 2017.
About Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P.
Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. (CLMT) is a master limited partnership and a leading independent producer of high-quality, specialty hydrocarbon products in North America. Calumet processes crude oil and other feedstocks into customized lubricating oils, solvents and waxes used in consumer, industrial and automotive products; produces fuel products including gasoline, diesel and jet fuel; and provides oilfield services and products to customers throughout the United States. Calumet is based in Indianapolis, Indiana and operates thirteen manufacturing facilities located in northwest Louisiana, northwest Wisconsin, northern Montana, western Pennsylvania, Texas, New Jersey, Oklahoma and eastern Missouri.