FORT WAYNE, Ind., Nov. 17, 2016 - INCON Power Reliability Systems, a subsidiary of Franklin Electric Co., Inc. (NASDAQ:FELE), won its first ever R&D 100 Award for the newly developed OPTIMIZER3, a complete performance monitoring system for high voltage substation circuit breakers. Widely known as the ‘Oscars of Innovation,’ the R&D 100 Awards are an international competition that recognize...Read More
WEG Peru supplied a large package of DIN RAIL MDW Miniature Circuit-Breakers for farm electrification project through photovoltaic systems.
The WEG Group through its Automation and Controls Division recently made an important supply of more than 15,000 units of Miniature Circuit-Breakers in one single sale for Peruvian company Norte Renovables SAC. The commercial process was conducted...Read More
Useful in industrial automation, Rockwell’s 140 G molded case current-limiting circuit breaker safeguards against overload, short-circuit and ground-fault conditions. Minimizing downtime, 140 G protects devices from damage during sudden current surge. Circuit breaker can reduce energy let through by more than 50 percent when there is high fault. Read More
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has today opened a new advanced manufacturing facility in Senatobia, Mississippi, to produce electrical components for the US market. The 85,000-square-foot facility will produce ABB Tmax XT molded case circuit breakers (MCCBs) and the ABB Emax 2 air circuit breaker, which were previously manufactured overseas. ABB’s...Read More
Designed to operate GE's Type AKR air circuit breakers with 800–2,000 A ratings, Model RRS-3 AKD-6 allows technicians to remotely install and remove breaker from up to 300 ft away. Portable unit offers mechanical and/or electrical safety protection, adjusts to fit electrical equipment configurations, minimizes need for personal protection equipment, and helps with NFPA 70E arc-flash safety compliance. Optional features include 25 ft extension cables, 24 Vdc LED light, and wireless video camera. Read More
Middletown, Pa. – The CBM (circuit breaker multichannel) from Phoenix Contact has received Class I, Division 2 approval. This approval makes the CBM suitable for use in hazardous locations such as oil refineries, offshore platforms, and wastewater treatment facilities. The CBM is a programmable circuit breaker that can manage multiple circuits in a single, compact device. The CBM is...Read More
In terms of dimensions and capacity, L- and N-Series meet needs of telecom and datacom systems designers. L-Series, offered with 1–3 poles, carries max ratings of 1–32 A, 120/240–240 Vac. Maximum interrupting capacity is 5,000 A. Designed with accessible load and line terminals and sliding barriers, 1–2 pole N-Series allows remote outlet metering and monitoring of power usage. Ratings range from 1–30 A up to 240 Vac, 277 Vac, and 120/240 Vac. Max interrupt capacity is 22,000 A.
Available in 1-, 2-, and 3-pole options with B-, C-, and D-trip curves, TMC 8 series provides fundamental branch circuit protection. These 17 mm DIN rail-mounted breakers, with interrupt capacity of 10 kA IC at up to 277/480 Vac and 125 Vdc, safely open circuits during overload and short-circuit events to prevent wiring from causing fires. While trip-free design increases safety against closing during overcurrent event, snap-action mechanism eliminates contact welding and reduces contact wear.
By moving explosion protection to breaker itself, EPiK™ Circuit Breaker Panels eliminate need for explosion proof enclosure. Units are made of 316L stainless steel, which provides corrosion resistance and extends life and safety of system. In addition, lightweight panels are easily installed compared to traditional explosion proof cast and bolted systems. Read More
Available for Square D PowerPact, P-Frame 250-1200 A, manually operated molded case circuit breaker, Model RSA-164J allows technicians to remotely close or trip circuit breaker from safe distance up to 300 ft while remaining stationed outside arc-flash boundary. Magnetic latching system eliminates need for modifications to existing electrical equipment for installation and operation. Optional features include 24 Vdc LED light, wireless video camera with LCD monitor, and protective case assembly. Read More
Designed for precision operation in OEM markets requiring general-purpose as well as full-load amp applications, A-Series hydraulic-magnetic (Hy-Mag) circuit breakers are available with visi-rocker or paddle actuators. Sealed toggle actuator style suits harsh environments, while optional rocker-guard and push-to-reset bezels help prevent inadvertent actuation. With 1–6 poles and 0.02–50 A capacities, temperature-stable products are rated up to 277 Vac or 80 Vdc. Read More
Tested in accordance with ANSI/IEEE certification standards, CBS MaxiVac’s™ Tough Duty™ roll-in replacement circuit breakers include replacement encapsulated Vacuum Interrupters, Inc. pole assemblies that harden breakers against environmental contamination. This variety of Power/Vac® breakers, without any modifications to existing cells or switchgear, work with existing remote racking and switching equipment and do not require any cell or wiring modifications. Read More
With 15 kV rating, replacement encapsulated poles enable Group CBS' companies to retrofit and upgrade legacy GE Power/Vac® circuit breakers to increase resistance to contaminates, moisture, and other harmful environmental conditions. These hardened, maintenance-free replacement assemblies, tested to applicable ANSI/IEEE standards, feature vacuum interrupter encased within epoxy and can extend life of original equipment by 20 years when combined with proper technical maintenance. Read More
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
The H-Series hydraulic-magnetic circuit breaker provides maximum and dependable circuit protection, while providing a cost effective, compact solution. By meeting the IEC spacing requirements, the H-Series is the ideal choice for international market applications. It also features a "trip-free" mechanism, which will open the contacts when a fault condition occurs, even if the handle is held in...Read More
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
Beginning January 2016, IOTA introduced a new circuit breaker wiring configuration for IIS 375W and 550W inverter models. The new wiring configuration adds an additional level of protection to the inverter from the line side of the inverter circuit, and requires that the desired output voltage (120 or 277 VAC) be selected and wired on the supply side of the inverter. A single 'hot'...Read More
Rated for 0.5–52 A at 480/277 Vac and 360/180 Vdc, AS168X Series limits let-through energy in event of short circuit up to 10 kA at 277 Vac. Series offers 3 levels of short circuit protection, categorized by F/DF Trip for resistive loads, G/DG for slightly inductive loads, and H/DH Trip for highly inductive loads. Thermal magnetic, positively trip-free breakers, with manual ON/OFF actuation deliver 6,000 cycles. Available from 1–4 poles, DIN rail-mountable units operate from -20 to +60°C. Read More
Available in 48 Vdc, 12 Vdc, and NEC Class 2 models, Series 787-16XX provides accurate readings and fast-tripping characteristics. Solid state devices offer resetting and switching of tripped channels via remote input, pushbutton LEDs and adjustable current via potentiometer, and maintenance-free CAGE CLAMP® for reliable connectivity. Active current limitation is available on select models. With downloadable function-blocks, modules can communicate with most PLCs. Read More
Available in 4- and 8-channel options requiring just 41 mm of space, CBM Series detects and signals overvoltages and undervoltages, then disables connected loads in targeted manner. Each channel has individual load rated at 0.5–10 A, with LED indication of trip status. Users can lock in set nominal currents electronically, preventing unwanted changes. Operating from -25 to 70°C, programmable units offer remote status monitoring/reset and active current assist. Read More