Transformer PCB management.

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 91, No. 1024, 1998

K. Heid, Magna Group of Companies, Regina, Saskatchewan

Although concentrated efforts have been made to deplete PCB transformers from the Canadian environment, numerous transformers (as well as ballasts, capacitors and magnets) continue to exist throughout the Canadian mining industry. The existing installed base is slowly being phased out as environmental issues come under increasingly high profile. The following article identifies the potential problems of owning PCB transformers and offers some solutions for their removal, disposal and replacement.
Mots Clés: PCB management, Environmental issues, Transformer replacement.