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electrical equipment & systems, mechanical power transmission

Remote Racking System supports Westinghouse circuit breakers.

March 1, 2016

Compatible with Westinghouse Type AMH DHP/DVP circuit breakers with 1,200–2,000 A ratings, RRS-3 DHP/DVP (S) allows technicians to remotely install and remove circuit breaker from safe distance of up to 300 ft while remaining stationed outside arc-flash boundary. Magnetic latching system eliminates need for modifications to existing electrical equipment. Portable, single-application system is available with optional 25 ft extension cables, 24 Vdc LED light, and wireless video camera system. Read More

electrical equipment & systems, mechanical power transmission

Remote Switch Actuator works with Allen Bradley circuit breakers.

February 18, 2016

Portable CBS ArcSafe RSA-167 lets technicians remotely close or trip Allen Bradley 1494F-P1-NP Series A circuit breakers from safe distance while remaining stationed outside arc-flash boundary. Magnetic latching system negates need to modify existing electrical equipment for installation/operation. Optional features include radio remote with range up to 300 ft, 24 Vdc LED light, wireless video camera system with LCD monitor, and rugged protective case assembly. Read More

safety & security equipment

Remote Racking System fosters safe GE Type AMH breaker handling.

January 29, 2016

Single-application remote racking system, RRS-3 AMH, allows technicians to remotely install and remove 1,200–2,000 A General Electric (GE) Type AMH circuit breakers from safe distance of up to 300 ft while remaining outside arc-flash boundary. With magnet latching system that negates need for modifications to existing electrical equipment for installation and operation, portable unit consists of racking operator, foot pedal operator, and interlock defeat tool. Read More

mechanical power transmission

Remote Switch Actuator helps keep technicians safe.

January 18, 2016

Installed and operated without requiring any modifications to existing electrical equipment, portable RSA-39B lets technicians remotely close or trip circuit breaker while remaining stationed safely outside arc-flash boundary. Magnetic latching system is standard, and options include radio remote with range up to 300 ft, 24 Vdc LED light, wireless video camera system with LCD monitor, and protective case. Actuators work with General Electric E9000 Evolution MCC main units. Read More

sensors, monitors & transducers

Partial Discharge Sensor enhance remote racking, switching safety.

December 11, 2015

Available for Remote Racking System (RRS) products, PD Alert provides additional layer of safety for technicians tasked with racking or removing circuit breakers and motor control centers. RF non-contact sensor issues visual strobe alarm or digital alarm via email or SMS in case of breakdown in line-to-line or line-to-ground insulation. Sensor can also be used as stand-alone partial discharge sensor for monitoring critical electrical distribution equipment. Read More

electrical equipment & systems, safety & security equipment

Remote Racking System helps ensure technician safety.

November 20, 2015

Available for General Electric Type PowerBreak II circuit breaker, RRS-3 PB II System allows technicians to remotely install and remove circuit breaker from safe distance of up to 300 ft while remaining stationed outside arc-flash boundary. Portable, single-application system is compatible with 800, 1,600, 2,500, 3,000, and 4,000 A circuit breakers. Optional features include 25 ft extension cables, 24 Vdc LED light, and wireless video camera system with LCD monitor. Read More

electrical equipment & systems, mechanical power transmission

Remote Switch Actuator operates fusible panelboard switches.

November 6, 2015

Available for Cutler-Hammer FDPW fusible panelboard switches, Model RSA-184 allows technicians to remotely close or trip circuit breaker from safe distance up to 300 ft while remaining stationed outside arc-flash boundary. Portable actuator is compatible with 30, 60, and 100 A twin, horizontal fused switches with 5.375 in. height. Optional features include 24 Vdc LED light, wireless video camera system with LCD monitor, and rugged protective case assembly. Read More

electrical equipment & systems, mechanical power transmission

Portable Remote Switch Actuator helps keep operators safe.

November 2, 2015

Available for General Electric 400–6,000 A EntelliGuard G circuit breakers, Model RSA-162 allows technicians to remotely charge, close, or trip circuit breaker from safe distance of up to 300 ft while remaining stationed outside arc-flash boundary. Installation and operation do not require modifications to existing electrical equipment thanks to magnetic latching system. Optional features include 24 Vdc LED light, wireless video camera system with LCD monitor, and protective case assembly. Read More

controls & controllers, mechanical power transmission

Remote Switch Actuator operates molded case circuit breakers.

August 13, 2015

With Model RSA-187C, technicians can remotely close or open General Electric J-Line molded case circuit breakers from safe distance while remaining stationed outside arc-flash boundary. Installation and operation does not require modifications to existing electrical equipment. Actuator is compatible with all type 600 A frame size THJK, TJ, TJC, TJD, TJJ, TJK, and TJL circuit breakers commonly used in switchboards, motor control centers, and lighting, power, and customized control panel boards. Read More

material handling & storage

Remote Racking Solution reduces fatigue and increases safety.

August 3, 2015

RRS-3 HK allows technicians to remotely rack in or out of HK-style medium-voltage power circuit breaker from safe distance while remaining stationed outside of arc-flash boundary. Compatible with HK-style circuit breakers manufactured by ABB, BBC, or ITE with current ratings from 1,200–3,000 A, racking solution is designed for facilitated installation and operation and does not require any modifications to existing equipment. Read More

mechanical power transmission

Remote Actuator operates fusible panel unit switches.

July 9, 2015

Installing without modifications to existing electrical equipment, Model RSA-154F is compatible with type VF357, VB357, VF358, and VB358 Siemens Vacu-Break panel switches with 25 in. height and ratings from 800-1,200 A. Remote switch actuator allows technicians to remotely close or open switches from safe distance while remaining stationed outside arc-flash boundary. Applications include manufacturing plants, mass-production industries, and commercial, institutional, and other large buildings. Read More

mechanical power transmission

Remote Actuator controls Pringle switches.

July 2, 2015

With CBS ArcSafe® RSA-135A Actuator, technicians can remotely close and open/trip Pringle switch from safe distance while remaining stationed outside arc-flash boundary. Unit is compatible with all type QA/CBC Pringle switches with ratings of 2,500 A and up and equipped with shunt trip. Typical uses include heavy-duty applications such as rectifier disconnects, crane and electrified rail isolation, battery disconnects, and UPS systems. Read More

electrical equipment & systems, mechanical power transmission

Remote Actuator works with high-pressure contact switches.

June 12, 2015

With CBS ArcSafe® RSA-73A Remote Switch Actuator, technicians can remotely charge, close, and/or trip General Electric Type HPC High Pressure Contact Switches from safe distance while remaining stationed outside arc-flash boundary. Installation and operation does not require any modifications to existing electrical equipment. Typical applications include main service, feeder, and branch circuit disconnects, as well as both transformer and large motor disconnects. Read More

electrical equipment & systems, mechanical power transmission

Remote Switch Actuator enhances MCCB safety for workers.

May 22, 2015

Compatible with type THQD, THQDL, TQD, and TQDL General Electric Q-Line molded case circuit breakers (MCCBs) with 2/3 poles and rated for 100–225 A, RSA-56C lets technicians remotely close or open circuit breakers from safe distance outside arc-flash boundary. Installation and operation does not require any modifications to existing electrical equipment. Circuit breaker applications include switchboards, motor control centers, and lighting, power, and customized control panelboards. Read More

electrical equipment & systems, mechanical power transmission

Remote Switch Actuator enables safe medium-voltage LIS operation.

May 18, 2015

CBS ArcSafe® RSA-27 lets technicians remotely close or open Square D HVL/cc medium-voltage load interrupter switches (LIS) from safe distance while remaining stationed outside arc-flash boundary. Use of magnets and existing features negates modifications to existing electrical equipment for installation/operation. Compatibility covers all Square D HVL/cc medium-voltage, metal-enclosed switchgear LIS equipped with over toggle mechanism and ratings from 2.4–38 kV, 60–150 kV BIL, and 600–1,200 A. Read More

electrical equipment & systems

Remote Racking System supports VCP-style circuit breakers.

April 28, 2015

Compatible with VCP-style circuit breakers with current ratings of 1,200–3,000 A and voltage ratings of 5–15 kV, CBS ArcSafe® RRS-3 VCP automates racking procedure. Technicians can remotely rack IN or OUT medium-voltage vacuum circuit breaker from safe distance while remaining stationed outside of arc-flash boundary. When accompanied by CBS ArcSafe remote switch operator control unit, RRS-3 VCP eliminates all hazardous manual contact with gear during operation from up to 300 ft away. Read More

electronic components & devices, material handling & storage

Remote Racking Solution increases circuit breaker safety.

April 9, 2015

Reducing operator fatigue and increasing operator safety, RRS-3 PowlVac lets technicians remotely rack IN or OUT the PowlVac Type PV standard low-voltage circuit breakers (1,200–3,000 A) from a safe distance while remaining stationed outside of the arc-flash boundary. Installation and operation of this remote racking solution, which is not compatible with breakers equipped with Closed Door Racking (CDR), does not require any modifications to existing equipment. Read More

mechanical power transmission

Remote Switch Actuators increase circuit breaker safety.

November 11, 2014

Portable RSA-187A units let personnel operate General Electric E Line (150 A frame size) low-voltage molded case circuit breakers from safe distance, outside arc-flash perimeter, without making any modifications to breaker. When accompanied by remote switch operator (RSO) control unit, RSA-187A reduces need for arc-flash suits and eliminates all hazardous manual contact with gear during operation by providing open and close operation from up to 300 ft away. Read More

mechanical power transmission

Remote Switch Actuator targets Type L circuit breakers.

September 26, 2014

Lightweight and portable, CBS ArcSafe RSA-161A is designed for 3 in. handle versions of Schneider Class 9421 Type L circuit breaker mechanisms, which operate circuit breakers or interrupters from 75–250 A at up to 600 V. Actuator allows technicians to safely operate breakers while stationed outside of arc-flash hazard boundary without any modification to breaker. When accompanied by CBS ArcSafe RSO control unit, RSA-161A eliminates all hazardous manual contact with gear during operation. Read More

mechanical power transmission

Remote Switch Actuator suits ABB/Sace circuit breakers.

August 21, 2014

With direct mounting, RSA-174F actuators are designed for ABB/Sace Tmax T7 low-voltage molded case circuit breakers with 1,000–1,600 A ratings and over-toggle mechanisms. Products let technicians safely close and open breakers while stationed outside of arc-flash hazard boundary without any modification to breaker. Optional features include radio remote with range of up to 300 ft, wired or wireless video camera system with LCD monitor for remote viewing, and custom-fit rugged storage case. Read More

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