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Remote Switch Actuator suits ABB/Sace circuit breakers.

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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.

CBS ArcSafe

2616 Sirius Road, Denton, TX, 76208, USA

Original Press Release

CBS ArcSafe® Introduces RSA-174F Remote Switch Actuator for ABB/Sace Tmax T7 Molded Case Circuit Breakers

Press release date: August 14, 2014

Denton, Texas — CBS ArcSafe®, a leading manufacturer of remote racking and switching solutions for low- and medium-voltage switchgear, introduces its remote switch actuator for the ABB/Sace Tmax T7 low-voltage molded case circuit breakers with current ratings of 1000A through 1600A. The new CBS ArcSafe RSA-174F actuators are designed for Tmax T7 breakers equipped with over-toggle mechanisms and allow technicians to safely close and open breakers while stationed outside of the arc-flash hazard boundary without any modification to the breaker. This new remote switch actuator is designed to mount directly to the Tmax T7 breaker, which may be recessed inside of an electrical cabinet in many installations.

When accompanied by a CBS ArcSafe remote switch operator (RSO) control unit, the RSA-174F reduces the 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 feet away. The actuator is lightweight, portable, simple to install and set up, and provides technicians with a simple solution for hard-to-access breaker locations. The RSA-174F requires no modifications to be installed and operated, and can be easily moved from one breaker to another quickly.

Optional features for the RSA-174F include a radio remote with a range of up to 300 feet, a wired or wireless video camera system with LCD monitor for remote viewing, and a custom-fit rugged storage case. When combined, these features make the RSA-174F easy to install and remove, allowing technicians to quickly and safely set up and operate different sets of the same electrical equipment.

All CBS ArcSafe products are manufactured in the U.S. at our manufacturing facility in Denton, Texas. For more information, visit CBSArcSafe.com or call 877-4-SAFETY.

About CBS ArcSafe®
CBS ArcSafe offers the electrical industry’s largest inventory of remote racking and switching solutions for low- and medium-voltage switchgear that do not require modification to existing equipment for operation. All our equipment is manufactured in the U.S. at our Denton, Texas, manufacturing facility. CBS ArcSafe offers 24/7/365 emergency support and is happy to develop custom remote racking and switching solutions for customers.

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