Lightning strikes on a home or building are never a good situation. Unfortunately, they can cause a series of problems with a transformer that make it more difficult to operate; one of the more common of these issues is dielectric interruptions or failures. Understanding this problem is necessary if you own a transformer and want it to stay in great shape.
Sudden Surges Of Power Can Cause Dielectric Interruptions
A sudden surge of electricity, which is common with lightning strikes, can cause a variety of problems with a transformer.