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Transformers for new factory of South Korea’s largest energy – chemical company

Łódź, Poland, January 2021 R&S ZREW manufactured 2 transformers for SK hi-tech battery materials Poland – producer of separators for lithium-ion batteries (LiBS).

Transformers were delivered to Dąbrowa Górnicza, where  the SK hi-tech battery factory is being built.

SK, as the first in South Korea and the third in the world, developed the separators, a key component in lithium-ion batteries, by applying chemical technologies, accumulated over the span of 50 years, and advanced nano-technologies.

Separators (LiBS) produced in the Dąbrowa plant, will be used in batteries for smartphones, laptops, tablets and electric cars.

Details of the order:

  • Transformers’ specification: 2 units with power rating of 80 MVA and voltage of 115/21 kV
  • Place of delivery: SK hi-tech battery materials Poland
  • Scope of work: production, transport on site and assembly of the transformer.
  • Date of delivery: October 2020
  • Date of commissioning: January 2021

“Both transformers have already been delivered to site, installed and will start working soon. We count on their long and sustained work and we hope for further cooperation with R&S ZREW on future projects. So far we are very satisfied” says Dawid Kurczewski, Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer in SK hi-tech battery materials.

About SK hi-tech battery materials Poland:

SK hi-tech battery materials Poland is part of the SK Group, one of the largest companies in South Korea (in the top three). The SK Group consists of 95 companies that share the common SK brand. Thanks to modern technologies, SK provides customers with varied and non-standard solutions.

About ZREW:

R&S  ZREW is part of the Swiss-based R&S Group, a leading provider in selected niches for power products. ZREW is a leading Polish manufacturer of oil-immersed transformers with power ratings up to 120 MVA. The portfolio includes transformers for power stations, heat and power plants, wind farms, distribution networks as well as special and furnace transformers.