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Remote Switch Actuator works with Allen Bradley circuit breakers.

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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.

Original Press Release

CBS ArcSafe® Introduces RSA-167 for Allen Bradley 1494F-P1-NP - Series A

Press release date: February 9, 2016

Denton, Texas – CBS ArcSafe®, a leading manufacturer of remote racking and switching solutions for low- and medium-voltage switchgear, introduces its remote switch actuator (RSA) for Allen Bradley 1494F-P1-NP Series A with non-metallic molded plastic recessed mounted operating handle circuit breakers. The lightweight, portable CBS ArcSafe RSA-167 allows technicians to remotely close or trip 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 RSA-167 is compatible with Allen Bradley 1494F-P1-NP Series A circuit breakers. Typical applications of these circuit breakers include fuse block disconnects and motor starters. The RSA-167 is a cost-effective solution for keeping operators safe when compared to other arc-flash mitigation alternatives.

Optional features include radio remote with range up to 300 feet, 24 V DC LED light, wireless video camera system with LCD monitor, and rugged protective case assembly. All RSA 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.

Jennifer L. Hardin
TECH B2B Marketing
jennifer@techb2b.com

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