Triad Magnetics is pleased to announce that Jim Tracy has marked sixty years with the power supply and magnetics company. Jim, or JT as he is known to colleagues, joined Triad on January 19, 1959, when the emerging transformer company was primarily a military contractor based in Venice, CA. In his six decades with Triad, JT has been a vital part of the company’s sales growth and has seen [...]
Update: As of May 10, 2019, tariffs on Chinese goods have increased to 25%. Triad Magnetics, with our diverse mix of facilities across the United States, the Philippines, and China, continues to ensure that our products will be largely insulated from tariff-related cost increases. As tariff tensions continue to escalate between the United States and China, many manufacturers are already feeling [...]
The engineers at Triad are always working to offer cutting-edge magnetics solutions that provide clients with the highest, most efficient performance possible. In keeping with this commitment to constant improvement and innovation, the team is pleased to announce the launch of our new line of current sense transformers — the CST25 series.
Triad Magnetics is thrilled to once again exhibit our extensive line of standard and custom magnetics solutions at the Sensors Expo & Conference. The 2018 conference will take place from June 26-28 at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California. Triad will share the Expo Floor with more than 300 exhibitors showcasing the latest in sensor and sensor-adjacent technology.
Commonly employed in high-current circuits, current sense transformers (CSTs) are a type of instrument transformer used to measure current values in a conductor. In current transformers (CTs), the primary has very few windings and is connected in series with the conductor carrying the current to be measured. The secondary contains a number of windings that are wound around a secondary [...]
Every year, the Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exhibition (APEC) attracts some of the most well-known leading power engineers in the country. Whether delving into the various uses of semiconductors or demonstrating cutting-edge design tweaks to improve the efficiency of power instruments, APEC has something to pique everyone’s interest.
The maximum power theorem, better known as the maximum power transfer theorem, is an essential tool for ensuring successful system design. Put simply, this theorem states that the maximum power that can be transferred from source to load is 50%, which occurs when source impedance is exactly matched to load impedance. The theorem is not as simple as it seems at first glance, however, and can be [...]