Circuit Breakers

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

SecureConnect™ System minimizes operator exposure to harmful voltage.

April 10, 2017

Compatible with Allen-Bradley CENTERLINE® 2100 motor control centers, SecureConnect™ Remote Operator allows technicians to operate CENTERLINE® optional safety system with up to 50 ft via wired tether and 300 ft away using wireless pendant. Rated to 120–240 V AC/50–60 Hz input voltage, system enables operator to remotely disconnect individual plug-in or motor control bucket from... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

CBMC Circuit Breaker features electronic adjustable channels.

February 27, 2017

Meeting NEC Class 2 standards, CBMC Circuit Breaker is designed with four channels for protection against overload and short circuit. Unit limits total output power to less than 100 W per channel when it is connected to 24 V DC applications. Measuring 36 mm wide, unit’s channels can be adjusted from 1 A to 4 A. CBMC are also available with four-channel configuration with 1 to 10 A adjustable... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Franklin Electric Wins First R&D 100 Award

November 19, 2016

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

Electrical Equipment & Systems

WEG supplies a package of 15,000 Miniature Circuit-Breakers in Peru

November 14, 2016

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

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Rockwell Automation's Circuit Breakers are UL-listed.

October 24, 2016

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

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Abb to Manufacture Innovative Low-voltage Solutions in Senatobia, Miss.

October 5, 2016

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

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Remote Racking System features magnetic latching system.

September 19, 2016

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... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Multichannel Circuit Breakers for CID2 Use

August 8, 2016

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 available... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Hydraulic Magnetic Circuit Breakers sense current down to 1%.

August 1, 2016

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... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Branch Circuit Breakers carry UL 489 listing, worldwide approvals.

July 5, 2016

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... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Circuit Breaker Panels feature explosion proof design.

June 27, 2016

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

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Portable Remote Switch Actuator helps keep operators safe. .

June 3, 2016

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... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Hy-Mag Circuit Breaker is offered with recessed paddle actuator.

March 22, 2016

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... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Roll-In Replacement Circuit Breakers utilize ML-17/-18 mechanisms.

March 14, 2016

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... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Encapsulated Pole Retrofits replace legacy circuit breakers.

March 14, 2016

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... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Remote Racking System supports Westinghouse circuit breakers.

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... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

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... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Circuit Breaker Configuration for IIS-375 and IIS-550 Models

February 17, 2016

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' output... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Miniature Circuit Breakers deliver supplementary protection.

January 12, 2016

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... Read More