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Hardening the Grid:
A view into the unsung value of Instrument Transformers

Instrument transformers are critical to the protection, control and measurement of a power system. Designed to endure the most extreme weather conditions, these devices are used to isolate or transform voltage or current levels.

GE is pleased to share our latest infographic highlighting the incredible value of these workhorses of the electrical infrastructure. From their ability to protect critical assets to the measurement of billions of dollars of electricity, instrument transformers – including GE’s SUPERBUTE product line – are a crucial link in any electrical network.

SUPERBUTE dry-type instrument transformers are  engineered and rigorously tested to provide a measureable difference in reliability and durability. Since the very first unit produced in 1955, SUPERBUTE instrument transformers have provided utilities with a number of benefits including:

  • Enhanced safety and minimizes maintenance
  • Low environmental impact
  • Unique and superior transformer design lowers the total cost of ownership
  • Manufacturing excellence, robust testing and extensive field experience
  • Simplified ordering with emergency availability

GE’s SUPERBUTE designs contain several unique features, making it one of the most robust products in the industry. For more information about GE’s SUPERBUTE Instrument Transformers click here.