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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

Material Handling & Storage, Electronic Components & Devices

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

Mechanical Power Transmission

Remote Switch Actuators mount to breakers inside cabinet.

July 16, 2014

Available for ABB/Sace Tmax T7M low-voltage molded case circuit breakers with optional stored-energy mechanisms and current ratings of 1,000 A and 1,200 A, RSA-174E Actuators allow technicians to safely close and/or trip breakers outside arc-flash hazard boundary without modification to breaker. When accompanied by CBS ArcSafe® remote switch operator control unit, actuators eliminate all hazardous manual contact with gear during operation by providing open/close operation from up to 300 ft away. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Remote Switch Actuator raise molded case circuit breaker safety.

June 19, 2014

Designed for ABB/Sace Isomax S7 molded case circuit breaker with 1,200 A rating, RSA-145E lets technicians safely close/trip breakers outside of arc-flash hazard boundary without modifying breaker. Remote switch actuator, when accompanied by applicable CBS ArcSafe® remote switch operator (RSO) control unit, provides open and close operation from up to 300 ft away. Modification is not required for switchgear mounting, and operators can move actuator from one breaker to another. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Remote Switch Actuator increases circuit breaker safety.

May 14, 2014

Designed for ABB/Sace E series (E1 to E6) circuit breakers with current ratings from 800–6,000 A, RSA-96A lets technicians safely close/trip breakers outside of arc-flash hazard boundary. Actuator can, when accompanied by applicable CBS ArcSafe® Remote Switch Operator (RSO) control unit, provide open and close operation from up to 300 ft away. Utilizing strong magnets, actuator requires no modifications for switchgear mounting, and operators can move actuator from one breaker to another. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Remote Switch Actuator fosters safe circuit breaker operation.

April 16, 2014

Without requiring any modification to breaker, RSA-69A lets technicians safely close or trip ABB/Sace Megamax F-Series (F1 to F6) low-voltage power circuit breakers (1,200–6,000 A) outside of arc-flash hazard boundary. Applicable CBS ArcSafe® Remote Switch Operator (RSO) control unit enables open and close operation from up to 300 ft away. Utilizing strong magnets, actuator requires no modifications for switchgear mounting, and operators can move actuator from one breaker to another. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Remote Racking Solution is available for GE low-voltage breakers.

December 20, 2013

Intended for non-rotary racking mechanisms, configurable CBS ArcSafe RRS-2 comes with GE AK-1-25 tooling that lets technicians remotely rack breaker in or out while stationed up to 300 ft away – outside of arc-flash-hazard boundary. Tooling works with all General Electric GE AK-1-25 breakers operating on any voltage, with current ratings up to 600 A, and up to 4-high configuration. Racking solution attaches to enclosure via included magnets. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Remote Switch Actuator operates all DS-DSL circuit breakers.

October 25, 2013

Custom-built RSA-12A, designed to operate on equipment with either manual or electric charging mechanisms, remotely operates all styles of Westinghouse/Cutler-Hammer DS/DSL power circuit breakers without any modification to breaker. When accompanied by CBS ArcSafe® Remote Switch Operator (RSO) control unit, RSA-12A provides remote CHARGE, CLOSE, and OPEN operation from up to 300 ft away from equipment. Unit attaches to enclosure using magnets and offers multiple options. Read More

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