Toroidal Coils

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An inductor stores electrical energy through the production of a magnetic field and introduces that stored energy flow into the metallic core. The most common material used to form conductive metal wire is copper, while the metallic core is typically manufactured using materials such as solid iron, solid steel or powdered iron due to their ferromagnetic capabilities. Read Moreā€¦

Toroidal Coils Toroidal coils are electrical components that consist of a doughnut-shaped metallic core that has a conducting metal wire looped or coiled around it in order to form an inductor.

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Sag Harbor, NY  |  800-724-5952

We are proud of the craftsmanship of our engineers. All of our products are made right here in the United States and we promise that these items are created from high quality resources. Our electrical coils are unique and efficient.

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Antigo, WI  |  800-826-9741

Johnson Electric Coil Company is a family owned manufacturer that specializes in custom transformers, coils and inductors. From three phase isolation transformers to single phase inductors and chokes, we carefully design our products to meet your exact specifications.

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Bristol, CT  |  860-584-0927

We are an ISO 9001:2015 certified company which is internationally known for manufacturing high quality electromagnetic-coils. It is our goal to provide quality products, a commitment to speedy delivery, and competitive pricing. We understand that every application is unique, so we encourage you to contact us to discuss your specific requirements. Call us at 1-860-584-0927 and find out what our 50+ years of experience can do for you.

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Quality Coils, Inc. $$$

North Manchester, IN  |  260-982-8508

At Custom Magnetics, we manufacture transformers and coils, custom designed, for electrical and electronics industries. Our products often serve applications such as audio amplifiers, intercoms, power supplies, transducers, transportation, power generation, etc. Many types of transformers are produced including laminated, toroidal, ferrite cores of all shapes and sizes, and R-Core. Call today!

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Custom Magnetics, Inc. $$$

McAllen, TX  |  888-664-9495

Industrial Coils, LLC is a leading manufacturer that specializes in high quality custom solenoid coils wound to customer's specifications From three phase isolation transformers to single phase inductors and chokes, we carefully design our products to meet your exact specifications. Our experienced engineers are available to assist during every step of the process. Let us make great parts for you!

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Industrial Coils, LLC. $$$

Marlton, NJ  |  800-822-9190

Repco Inc. was founded in 1976. Our name stands for Replacement Electrical Parts Co. The products currently sold by Repco are electrical contacts and coils for industrial control and carbon brushes for industrial motors. The business is located approximately 12 miles east of the city of Philadelphia in Marlton, NJ.

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Toroidal coils offer both a higher inductance and a higher "Q" factor, which refers to the measurement of the efficiency of the coil's inductive reactance to its resistance at a set frequency, than solenoid coils. Able to be used for a wide range of applications, toroidal coils are necessary components in many industries just as its fellow coils, induction, choke and magnetic are: power generation, for use in power transformers, current transformers and more; electronics, for use in energy meters for testing of radio equipment and more; and industrial manufacturing, for use in instrument transformers, high-frequency coils and switched-mode power supply (SMPS) transformers for power supply control.

Although many types of electrical coils are used in these and other industries, their uses vary depending on the coil itself. Just one example of the variance is how the choke coil serves to protect power lines while the toroidal works in the actual transformers. This group of tools is very versatile.

Toroidal coils are easily distinguished from the various other types of electric coils because of their unique design. Instead of having a cylindrical core, toroidal coils have a doughnut-shaped core that the wire is wrapped around in very small coils. With a smaller number of turns required, the toroidal coil is able to provide a closed magnetic path.

This means that the magnetic flux of the coil is primarily confined to the coil's core, thus preventing the energy provided from being absorbed by any objects in close proximity to the coil. As a result, toroidal coils are pretty much able to serve as a self-shield and do not require external shielding unlike many other types of electric coils. The magnetic flux of the toroidal coils occurs as a result of an alternating current flowing through the coil.

An alternating current varies from a direct current in that the current flow will periodically change direction, whereas a direct current maintains one singular direction of current flow. In addition, the magnetic flux of the coil changes in proportion to changes in the current. Toroidal coils can be manufactured with or without a base, and when manufactured with a base may be mounted either horizontally or vertically.

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