Cargill and Cooper Power Systems have purchased the global Envirotemp FR3 fluid business and brand from Milwaukee-based Cooper Power Systems, a subsidiary of Cooper Industries.
Cargill currently manufactures the patented FR3 renewable dielectric fluid made from vegetable oil that is used in a wide range of applications for transformers and other electrical equipment, benefitting performance, safety, and the environment.
Mark Thurman, president, Cooper Power Systems, said: “Having pioneered the natural ester transformer oil market, Cooper Power Systems has significant practical experience with the performance and sustainability advantages of FR3.
“We expect this market to continue to experience extremely strong growth. We intend to remain at the forefront of innovative engineering design that utilizes these advantages moving forward.”
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