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Difference Between Current Transformer (CT) and Voltage Transformer

Intellimeter Canada Inc.
Publication date:
March 23, 2022
Article Summary: 

The article explains the differences between current transformers (CTs) and voltage transformers (VTs) in the context of electrical power systems. The author provides an overview of each type of transformer and their respective functions, highlighting the fact that CTs are used to measure current while VTs are used to measure voltage. The article discusses the different applications of CTs and VTs in power systems and explains how they are used in conjunction with other equipment, such as meters and relays. The author also provides examples of how CTs and VTs are used in specific applications, such as in metering and protection systems.


current transformer, voltage transformer, electrical power systems, metering, protection systems, meters, relays.

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Intellimeter Canada Inc.
Difference Between Current Transformer (CT) and Voltage Transformer
March 23, 2022
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