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Eaton Corp.

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Loadcenter provides up to 120 circuits in standard width.

April 23, 2015

Targeting residential and commercial construction markets, 60-space Type BR Loadcenter eliminates need for additional fuse box equipment or labor. Enclosure measures 14 3/8 in. wide to fit snugly between wall studs. One-piece roll-formed metal backpan features circuit breaker alignment notches to ensure accurately aligned breaker and bus tabs. With 25,000 A interrupting capacity, loadcenter serves as commercial-grade main breaker or as main lug for adding circuits to existing service. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Vision Systems, Green & Clean

Linear LED Luminaire suits open ceiling environments.

March 3, 2015

Available in 4, 8, and 12 ft modular sections, Corelite RZL LED Suspended Luminaire provides 5 light level options ranging from 3,000/30 W to 8,000 lm/84 W. Direct/indirect LED continuous row system provides efficacies surpassing 100 lm/W and offers choice of 5 shielding variations to fit different architectural styles and preferences. Equipped with 0–10 V continuous dimming driver, luminaire maintains greater than 70% of initial light output after 60,000 hr of operation. Read More

Software

Energy Monitoring Software offers capacity, simulation features.

December 29, 2014

Targeting facility, energy, IT, and healthcare managers, Power Xpert Insight provides dashboard view into real-time energy usage, efficiency, and power quality. Real-time capacity management for power distribution and power quality devices is included along with capability for users to perform simulations of electrical load increases, set capacity thresholds, and model potential system impacts prior to addition of new electrical equipment. Modbus® protocol adapter is also standard. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Modular Substation simplifies, expedites power system deployment.

April 29, 2014

Modular Integrated Transportable Substation (MITS) incorporates flexible, expandable, and portable design that can accommodate future power needs for utility, industrial, and commercial applications. Engineered to fit on traditional concrete transformer pad or trailer, electrical power assembly solution is factory-assembled, wired, and tested to minimize on-site labor requirements. Completely enclosed design features tamperproof, locked enclosures and shield-grounded medium voltage cable. Read More

Software

Energy Management Software advances alarm notification.

March 21, 2014

Designed to reduce energy management complexity, Power Xpert Insight® provides dashboard view into real-time energy usage, efficiency, and power quality for facility, energy, IT, and healthcare managers. Power Xpert Notify system provides email notification of pre-configured alarms to help users address potential power system issues before they result in unplanned downtime. Providing unified view into building status, Modbus® protocol adapter eases integration into building management systems. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Intelligent Panelboard provides lighting and load management.

March 19, 2014

By providing full range of lighting control, dimming, and daylight harvesting capabilities, Pow-R-Command™ can minimize HVAC load requirements as well as lighting energy usage in industrial and commercial facilities. System incorporates branch circuit protection and color touchscreen display for system status data and override control. Through compartment behind display, users can safely access low voltage communications and I/O connections without removing trim or deadfront. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Circuit Breaker Racking Device can be remotely operated.

October 7, 2013

Enhancing safety for operators, motorized and remotely operated circuit breaker racking device provides means to remotely insert or remove drawout circuit breakers used in Eaton VacClad-W switchgear. Design increases distance between operator and live components to mitigate impacts of arc flash exposure, and operator can use remote controls to select, disconnect, test, or connect circuit breaker positions. System also detects errors and provides suggested corrective actions. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Green & Clean

Multi-Point Meter accurately tracks facility energy use.

August 14, 2013

Designed for use in multi-tenant applications, Xpert Multi-Point Meter provides solution for quantifying, benchmarking, and allocating energy use. Meter can also aggregate gas, water, and steam consumption data to enable comprehensive review of facilities’ utility use. With built-in communications capabilities, meter can integrate into local network to enable remote meter reading and monitoring. Single device can handle up to 20 three-phase or 60 single-phase circuits. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Power Monitor/Meter promotes equipment reliability, efficiency.

June 24, 2013

Designed for Eaton® Series G® and Series C® molded case circuit breakers, PM3 power monitoring and metering module with Modbus® RTU measures current and voltage, calculates power and energy usage, and provides breaker status in branch and main circuit applications. Power and energy measurement accuracy is within 1% of reading. Communicating through Modbus RTU and INCOM™ protocols, product is also compatible with Power Xpert® gateway for Web page and Ethernet capability. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Load Interrupter Switchgear avoids use of SF6 gas.

May 30, 2013

Featuring 18 in. wide design with front-accessible cable terminations to minimize space requirements, metal-enclosed Load Interrupter Switchgear provides switching and fault protection of medium-voltage circuits. Design incorporates fuses for accurate, calibrated short-circuit detecting and interrupting. By minimizing arcing between main blades and stationary contacts, flicker blade and DE-ION™ arc chute technology prolong life of main blades. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Motor Control Centers improve uptime and safety.

May 28, 2013

XT motor control center (MCC) utilizes 24 Vdc control power for commercial, industrial, and OEM applications. Along with optional communications and arc preventative FlashGard® technology, solution is designed to support improved uptime and safety with power control. Communications-enabled versions let customers configure, control, and monitor their systems, enabling problems to be addressed before they cause downtime or excessive energy waste. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Automatic Transfer Switches support critical power applications.

May 13, 2013

Featuring 1,600 A bypass isolation contactor, Automatic Transfer Switches are engineered to meet emergency power needs of commercial, industrial, and mission critical applications. Units extend monitoring, reporting, and transfer control operations to include in-phase monitor. Equipped with dual ATS technology, switches are suitable for transferring essential loads and electrical distribution systems from one power source to another and qualify for LEED® credits. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Arc-Resistant Switchgear uses environmentally friendly technology.

May 7, 2013

Able to be shipped in single structure, ArcGard metal-enclosed load interrupter switchgear with arc-resistant enclosures provides centralized control and protection for medium-voltage power distribution equipment. It controls, collects, and channels decomposition of products from internal arcing faults to area away from perimeter of gear. While avoiding use of Sulfur Hexafluoride (SF6) technology, unit incorporates vacuum interrupters as well as arc chute and flicker blade technology. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Green & Clean

Switched Combiners target utility-scale solar applications.

April 12, 2013

Incorporating function of solar combiner box and separate disconnect, 1,000 Vdc Switched Combiners provide visible means of disconnect and fuse protection in single enclosure for maximum safety. Systems facilitate combination of multiple inputs from solar array into single output, and provide single-point location to safely isolate DC side of PV system closer to modules. Combiners meets intent of NEC 690.16(B) and are tested and listed to UL 1741 standard. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Medium-Voltage Circuit Breakers offer current ratings to 40 kA.

December 14, 2012

Utilizing vacuum interrupting technology, 38 kV Series VCPW-HD switches normal load currents and high-stress fault currents, protecting transformers, capacitor banks, motors, busbar sections, and cable. Modular design has dielectric strength with solid insulation that is encapsulated in epoxy resin material, eliminating live conductors in breaker cell. Providing current ratings up to 32 kA without fan cooling, breakers withstand high altitude, shock, vibration, and high ambient temperatures. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Expandable, Modular PLCs support lean automation applications.

November 16, 2012

Expandable with I/O modules, XC100 and XC200 offer 8 digital inputs and 6 digital outputs as standard and utilize Controller Development Software (CoDeSys) programming environment. Small- and medium-sized control tasks benefit from XC100, which integrates CANopen fieldbus interface. When additional communications and processing capacity are required, XC200 offers Ethernet interface and optional integral Web server in addition to RS232 interface and CANopen fieldbus connections. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Integrated HMI-PLC helps OEMs build smaller, smarter machines.

November 12, 2012

Combining control, visualization, and data management tasks in one device, XV Series HMI incorporates PLC functionality and integrates directly with Eaton SmartWire-DT system. This operator interface and controller, designed to enable remote intelligence, replaces traditional control wiring to components with single cable. Powered by 400 MHz RISC processor and custom-developed software drivers, unit supports use of open Controller Development Software (CoDeSys) standard. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Vacuum Circuit Breakers target mining applications.

September 24, 2012

Sealed from dust and contaminants, medium voltage W-VACiMB Circuit Breakers protect transformers, capacitor banks, motors, busbar sections, and cable. Units feature modular design consisting of vacuum interrupter, encapsulated pole unit, and universal mechanism assembly. Housed in 18 x 18 x 18 in. package, 17.5 kV breakers serve both 50 and 60 Hz segments of underground mining industry, and meet/exceed requirements of E2 and M2 in accordance with IEC 62271-100. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Arc-Resistant Switchgear features front accessible design.

August 20, 2012

Providing centralized control and protection for low-voltage power distribution equipment, Arc-Resistant Switchgear has front-accessible design that enables equipment to be installed against wall. Switchgear meets UL 1558 and ANSI C37.20.7 arc-resistant standards and is engineered to protect personnel from dangerous arcing faults by redirecting or channeling arc energy out top of gear. Applications include utilities, data centers, institutions, hospitals, and water/wastewater facilities. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Green & Clean

Data Acquisition Gateway helps maximize energy efficiency.

July 26, 2012

Used as data acquisition tool for serially communicating energy meters, Power Xpert 200E Gateway enables customers to benchmark energy usage, set energy management goals, and determine effectiveness of energy management initiatives. Unit operates through embedded web server or connects to Ethernet-based applications - including enterprise management, demand response, and smart grid programs. With Eaton Digital Input Module, gateway can also monitor water, air, gas, electric, and steam meters. Read More

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