Product News: Electrical Equipment & Systems

Remote Racking System supports Westinghouse circuit breakers.

Press Release Summary:

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.

Original Press Release

CBS ArcSafe® Introduces RSS-3 DHP/DVP (S) for Westinghouse Type DHP/DVP

Press release date: February 25, 2016

Denton, Texas, – CBS ArcSafe®, a leading manufacturer of remote racking and switching solutions for low- and medium-voltage switchgear, introduces its single-application remote racking system (RRS-3) for Westinghouse Type AMH DHP/DVP circuit breakers. The lightweight, portable CBS ArcSafe RRS-3 DHP/DVP (S) allows technicians to remotely install and remove the circuit breaker from a safe distance of up to 300 feet while remaining stationed outside the arc-flash boundary.

Installation and operation do not require any modifications to the existing electrical equipment thanks to CBS ArcSafe’s magnetic latching system. The RRS-3 DHP/DVP (S) is compatible with Type DHP/DVP circuit breakers with ratings of 1200-2000 A, including 50DHP75, 50DHP250, and 50DHP350. Typical applications of the DHP/DVP circuit breaker include electric utility systems, industrial plants, commercial buildings, municipal pumping stations, transportation systems, pipeline stations, and unit substations. When compared to other arc-flash mitigation alternatives, The RRS-3 DHP/DVP (S) is a cost-effective solution for keeping operators safe.

Optional features include 25-foot extension cables, 24 V DC LED light, wireless video camera system with LCD monitor, and rugged protective case assembly. All RRS-3 units are portable, fast and easy to set up, offer mechanical and/or electrical safety protection, are adjustable to fit unique electrical equipment configurations, reduce the requirements for personal protection equipment (PPE), and help customers with NFPA 70E arc-flash safety compliance.

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 and allow technicians to operate equipment from a safe distance of up to 300 feet. 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. Learn more at CBSArcSafe.com, or call toll-free at 877-4-SAFETY.