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Marine and water-related applictions

When transformers need to be deployed in, on, under or near bodies of water, MIDEL ester fluids deliver the preferred solution versus mineral oil. Offshore wind, ships, sub-sea assets, protected waterways – these are all locations where MIDEL ester fluids have delivered proven advantages.

When it comes to marine transformers, MIDEL 7131 (biodegradable synthetic ester) allows for compact transformer designs and increases the levels of fire safety – critical factors in the confined spaces of a ship where fire risk must be strictly controlled.  Unlike mineral oil, MIDEL 7131 has a high fire point and 100% fire safety record, alongside its proven eco-friendly properties.

MIDEL 7131’s high temperature stability and excellent lubricity allow it to operate reliably at elevated temperatures – crucial considerations when designing compact transformers. The Royal Navy and US Navy specify MIDEL 7131 because they demand the very best in fire risk mitigation and need to make the best use of available space aboard their vessels.

Read about using MIDEL in offshore Oil & Gas platforms here.

MIDEL 7131 – the No.1 fluid solution for transformers deployed in or near water:

Increased Fire Safety
K-class high fire point (>300°C) to IEC 61039
100% fire safety record
FM Global® and UL® listed transformer fluid

High Performance
Robust and stable, can deliver maintenance savings
High temperature performance allowing for compact transformer designs
Greater moisture tolerance than mineral oil, silicone liquid and natural ester
Proven in demanding propulsion applications

Greater Environmental Protection
Readily biodegradable (OECD 301) and fully biodegradable (IEC 61039)