Field Service Teams Provide Complete Lifecycle Transformer Service
September 28, 2016
While Solomon Corporation focuses on continuous improvement in design and manufacturing, we also understand the importance of maintaining our customers’ equipment after it has been installed. This is why our field service teams are so important. Our field service teams are located across the country for quick response time to your urgent repair needs, and...
Continually Improving Design Standards Leads to Better Transformers
September 27, 2016
Just because you build a good product doesn’t mean there aren’t ways to improve it. Resting on our laurels is not part of Solomon Corporation’s DNA, due in large part to Ken Puetz, who’s been Director of Engineering for a quarter century. Ken grew up in South Dakota and earned his degree in electrical engineering...
Mobile Substation Transformer Meets Rapid Response Power Needs
August 23, 2016
Transformer failures can strike at any time due to natural disasters and operational disturbances. The question is not if, but when the situation will arise. After a failure, transformer repair or replacement can take months to complete. Utilities and industrial manufacturing facilities cannot operate without power for that long, and unplanned outages can have a...
Engineering Quality & The Next Generation of Transformer Designers
August 22, 2016
At Solomon Corporation, delivering a high quality product is one of our core beliefs. To meet that goal, our design team focuses not only on improving design, but on hiring engineers and designers and developing their skills and talents. It ensures that our transformers will continue to meet and exceed our customers’ expectations. Distribution design...
Coils: The Heart of The Transformer Matters to Solomon Engineer
August 2, 2016
The coils are the heart of the transformer, and it is very important that they have been designed correctly, meet all coil design standards and operate at the correct voltage specifications given by the customer. Designed correctly, it will operate for many years. Design engineer Trent Garrels focus is building a better heart. Originally from...
Our Padmount Recloser Offers Protection and Improves Reliability
July 20, 2016
As Benjamin Franklin said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Reclosers are just that; an economical way to protect your distribution system and prevent downtime. When it comes to padmount hydraulic reclosers, Solomon literally has no competition, according to Tim Cornelius, Technical Specialist. “No one builds them new anymore,” he said....
Single Phase Substations Exceed Expectations of Remote Providers
July 5, 2016
The electrical needs of remote and rural areas are different than big cities. Solomon Corporation’s small kva single phase substation transformers provide a solution for rural and remote areas where small amounts of single or three phase power is needed and low voltage distribution power lines are not available. The small kva single phase substation...
Protect Your Investment, Improve Safety with Positive Nitrogen Systems
June 14, 2016
Providing quality and safety have always been priorities for Solomon Corporation. To help our clients protect their investment, the company began manufacturing our own positive nitrogen systems in 2010. Terry Hamel, Production Engineering Supervisor, oversees production of the PNS. “The ones we were buying from outside suppliers were poor quality, high priced, and long on...
Electrical Cooperative and Privately Owned Enterprise Build on Successful Joint Venture
April 11, 2016
Solomon Corporation and Texas Electric Cooperatives (TEC) announced the expansion of substation rebuild and repair services in their joint venture in Georgetown, Tex. Expanded services are a joint effort between the companies and will offer commercial, industrial and utility customers located on the Gulf Coast and in the southwest region the speed, quality and convenience...
A Banner Month of Activity and New Additions at Solomon Corporation
December 22, 2015
Solomon Corporation Aids Emergency Power Restoration Efforts in Saipan In October, Solomon Corporation employees at multiple locations provided significant overtime hours rebuilding 486 rewound transformers, beginning the recovery efforts for citizens of Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands. At the beginning of the month, Solomon delivered the first 100 of the 486 rebuilt transformers to...