WEG was awarded an order for the supply of 241 transformers including 49 dry transformers from 300 to 3150 kVA, 168 pedestal transformers from 30 to 2500 kVA, 21 dielectric varnish dry transformers from 30 to 300kVA and 3 power transformers from 60 MVA – 230kV to the International Airport Felipe Ángeles, in the State of Mexico. The WEG equipment will be part of the construction project for the General Felipe Ángeles International Airport, which aims to reduce the high saturation of the existing Mexico City International Airport (Benito Juárez).
The project is expected to be partially operating by the first quarter of 2021, and when entirely completed, about 20 million passengers per year will be travelling through the airport, which includes the expansion of the existing runway and the construction of another runway.
Manufactured at the WEG Mexico plant, the transformers are designed for an operating altitude of 2500 meters above sea level.
“Our equipment is a benchmark for reliability, quality and high performance and this supply represents the reputation of our brand in the market. We are not only ensuring safety and technical support for the Government of Mexico, but also delivery time flexibility”, says Carlos Diether Prinz, Managing Director of WTD Business Unit.
WEG power transformers are designed to guarantee high performance on the most diverse applications for all market segments, meeting the specific companies´ requirements. In addition, the manufacturing processes verticalization (own manufacture of electro-insulating varnish, electrical cables, tanks, insulating kits, paints, etc.) is a unique and differential feature of WEG, which allows extensive quality control at the various production steps, along with delivery time flexibility.