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Remote Switch Actuator fosters safe circuit breaker operation.

Remote Switch Actuator fosters safe circuit breaker operation.

CBS ArcSafe    Denton, TX 76208
Apr 16, 2014 Without requiring any modification to breaker, RSA-69A lets technicians safely close or trip ABB/Sace Megamax F-Series (F1 to F6) low-voltage power circuit breakers (1,200–6,000 A) outside of arc-flash hazard boundary. Applicable CBS ArcSafe® Remote Switch Operator (RSO) control unit enables open and close operation from up to 300 ft away. Utilizing strong magnets, actuator requires no modifications for switchgear mounting, and operators can move actuator from one breaker to another.

Test Set predicts usable life of vacuum interrupters. .

Test Set predicts usable life of vacuum interrupters. .

Vacuum Interrupters, Inc    Carrollton, TX 75006
Mar 20, 2014 Utilizing Penning discharge principal, MAC-TS4 Test Set can determine pressure inside vacuum interrupter and, along with wear and number of operations, predict usable life of interrupters used in circuit breakers and contactors. Magnetron atmospheric condition testing measures actual ion current against known values to determine internal pressure. Capable of testing interrupters in field, MAC-TS4 includes backlit LCD, detachable cable, built-in thermal printer, and PC compatibility.

Overhead Distribution Switches withstand hurricane conditions.

Trayer Engineering Corp.    San Francisco, CA 94107
Feb 10, 2014 Offered with 5, 15, and 25 kV ratings, ALTA Series mounts on steel-reinforced, concrete poles and withstands Category 5 hurricane strength winds, rain, dust, and debris. Storm-hardened systems are made of liquid-insulated, motor-operated vacuum switch and IP68-rated, heated control cabinet. Vacuum switch is equipped with field-replaceable porcelain bushings with provision for lightning arrestors. Other features include battery backup, SEL relay control, and SCADA hardware.

Arc-Resistant Metal Clad Switchgear carries 63 kA rating.

ABB Ltd.    Zurich CH-8050  Switzerland
Feb 07, 2014 Offered in 2-high breaker configuration with overall dimensions of 38 x 112 x 95 in., SafeGear HD (High Duty) uses ADVAC breaker and incorporates IsLimiter fault current limiting device. Design provides safe solution with Type 2B accessibility, 0.5 sec arc duration, Delrin arc snuffing PT/CPT contact design, multipoint latch front doors, and separate low voltage compartment. UL-/CSA-certified product is designed for SmartRack remote racking device.

Self-Healing Recloser offers service center configurability.

S & C Electric Co.    Chicago, IL 60626
Feb 05, 2014 In event of short circuit in lateral distribution lines, TripSaver II® Cutout-Mounted Recloser will interrupt fault current and then reclose up to 3 times to determine if fault is still present. If fault remains, device will open and provide visible gap in power system, helping to isolate damaged section of grid. Utilities can configure product's protection settings at their own service centers, as well as modify settings in reaction to power system changes or changes in operational practices.

Power Distribution Switchgear protects spot networks.

Trayer Engineering Corp.    San Francisco, CA 94107
Feb 04, 2014 Designed to assure reliable service to critical and sensitive loads, self-contained PNP Series provides simultaneous connection of load from 2 independent feeders. Should fault be detected on either feed, vacuum fault interrupter disconnects spot network from fault while providing uninterrupted primary power to load. Offered with 5, 15, and 25 kV ratings in padmount and submersible configurations, units feature welded 304SS, storm-hardened construction and SEL grid protection relay controls.

Abbreviated Switchgear helps DEMs with 1558-compliant designs.

Abbreviated Switchgear helps DEMs with 1558-compliant designs.

ABB Industrial Power Products    New Berlin, WI 53151 2840
Aug 26, 2013 Developed to maximize functionalities of Emax power circuit breakers, Emax Link provides electrical Distribution Equipment Manufacturers (DEMs) with solution to design and build UL 1558 switchgears. Each section includes all frame members, panels, barriers, and bussing necessary for metal-enclosed construction. Available with main bus rated current up to 10,000 A at 600 V, solution comes in main/tie/feeder breaker configurations and auxiliary sections.

Inverter for PV Installations drives efficiency, flexibility.

Schneider Electric    Palatine, IL 60067-7399
Jul 12, 2013 UL1741 listed to 1,000 Vdc, Conext Core XC-NA™ Series is designed for any photovoltaic (PV) panel type and installation and addresses needs of commercial/centralized PV plants segments. Central inverters come with integral AC and DC switchgear that meets requirements of NEC 690.17. Other features include integrated DC combiner with fuse options from 250–400 A, along with available current monitoring; availability for power outputs from 540–680 kVA; and full grid management features.

Medium Voltage Switchgear features maintenance-free design.

Trayer Engineering Corp.    San Francisco, CA 94107
Jun 05, 2013 Designed to replace live-front, air-insulated, fused-fault interrupters, 3000 Series 15/25 kV, 3-phase automatic switchgear features high-reliability vacuum fault interrupters (VFIs) and integrates tri-phase visible disconnect switch. This sealed, dead-front, microprocessor-based relay-controlled, liquid- or gas-insulated vacuum switchgear is rated at 600 A continuous current and capable of up to 10,000 load break operations at full load as well as 65 operations at 12.5 kA fault current.

Load Interrupter Switchgear avoids use of SF6 gas.

Eaton Corp.    Pittsburgh, PA 15108
May 30, 2013 Featuring 18 in. wide design with front-accessible cable terminations to minimize space requirements, metal-enclosed Load Interrupter Switchgear provides switching and fault protection of medium-voltage circuits. Design incorporates fuses for accurate, calibrated short-circuit detecting and interrupting. By minimizing arcing between main blades and stationary contacts, flicker blade and DE-ION™ arc chute technology prolong life of main blades.

Arc-Resistant Switchgear uses environmentally friendly technology.

Arc-Resistant Switchgear uses environmentally friendly technology.

Eaton Corp.    Pittsburgh, PA 15108
May 07, 2013 Able to be shipped in single structure, ArcGard metal-enclosed load interrupter switchgear with arc-resistant enclosures provides centralized control and protection for medium-voltage power distribution equipment. It controls, collects, and channels decomposition of products from internal arcing faults to area away from perimeter of gear. While avoiding use of Sulfur Hexafluoride (SF6) technology, unit incorporates vacuum interrupters as well as arc chute and flicker blade technology.

Vacuum Circuit Breaker utilizes magnetic actuator.

ABB Inc.    Auburn Hills, MI 48326
Feb 04, 2013 Featuring embedded pole technology, R-MAG Outdoor Vacuum Circuit Breaker is capable of interrupting up to 40 kA at 38 kV with single vacuum interrupter per phase. Magnetic actuator has only one moving part and requires no regular maintenance. Embedded in solid insulating material, breaker is insulated from external effects of mechanical shock, dust, and humidity. It offers extended capabilities of 10,000 load operations, which is 5x IEEE requirements for endurance capabilities.

Power Distribution Switch suits self-powered USB applications.

Exar    Fremont, CA 94538
Dec 12, 2012 Delivering 1.0 A of continuous load current on each channel across USB 3.0 interconnections, dual channel XRP2524 independently manages all aspects of V(BUS) power distribution and provides fault protection of host power supply and attached peripherals. Device accepts input voltage from 2.7–6.5 V allowing for operations from 3.3 V and 5 V power rails. Switch seamlessly interfaces with any USB controller through channel independent active-high enable logic and fault flag.

Vacuum Circuit Breakers  target mining applications.

Vacuum Circuit Breakers target mining applications.

Eaton Corp.    Pittsburgh, PA 15108
Sep 24, 2012 Sealed from dust and contaminants, medium voltage W-VACiMB Circuit Breakers protect transformers, capacitor banks, motors, busbar sections, and cable. Units feature modular design consisting of vacuum interrupter, encapsulated pole unit, and universal mechanism assembly. Housed in 18 x 18 x 18 in. package, 17.5 kV breakers serve both 50 and 60 Hz segments of underground mining industry, and meet/exceed requirements of E2 and M2 in accordance with IEC 62271-100.

Medium Voltage Padmount Switchgear suits outdoor installations.

Medium Voltage Padmount Switchgear suits outdoor installations.

ABB Power T & D Co., Inc., Power Systems    Raleigh, NC 27606
Aug 22, 2012 Metal-enclosed switching product, VersaPad(TM), utilizes VersaRupter load break switch with arc-extinguishing system. Dead-front enclosure, where all energized components are enclosed within inner grounded steel compartment, provides electrical isolation as well as protection from contamination. Footprint facilitates replacement of existing field units without changing pad or cables or requiring any additional retrofitting/adapting effort.

Arc-Resistant Switchgear features front accessible design.

Eaton Corp.    Pittsburgh, PA 15108
Aug 20, 2012 Providing centralized control and protection for low-voltage power distribution equipment, Arc-Resistant Switchgear has front-accessible design that enables equipment to be installed against wall. Switchgear meets UL 1558 and ANSI C37.20.7 arc-resistant standards and is engineered to protect personnel from dangerous arcing faults by redirecting or channeling arc energy out top of gear. Applications include utilities, data centers, institutions, hospitals, and water/wastewater facilities.

Switchgear incorporates 4,000 A circuit breaker.

Eaton Corporation / Cutler-Hammer Automation    Milwaukee, WI 53216
Aug 20, 2012 Engineered to protect, control, and monitor low-voltage distribution systems, 30 in. wide Magnum DS incorporates Magnum Narrow 4,000 A circuit breaker, which uses Digitrip(TM) unit technology, featuring Zone Selective Interlocking(TM) and Arcflash Reduction Maintenance System(TM) technology. Circuit breaker supports Modbus and INCOM(TM) communications. Tested to ANSI C37.20.7.1 and IEC 60947-2 standards, switchgear meets UL 1558 and 891 standards for AC systems up to 600 V.

Automated Recloser offers modular foundation for Smart Grid.

Automated Recloser offers modular foundation for Smart Grid.

Thomas & Betts Corp.    Memphis, TN 38125
May 22, 2012 Available in 1- or 3-phase 15, 27, and 38 kV configurations, Elastimold® Recloser features magnetic actuator, integrated pole-mounting bracket, 360° open/closed position indicator, and standard 150 kV BIL rating. Modular design facilitates integration of additional sensing devices, facilitating long-term planning for utilities. Compatible with Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories controls, recloser comes with integral current transformer and load-side voltage sensors.

Vacuum Recloser features 38 kV rating.

Vacuum Recloser features 38 kV rating.

ABB Ltd.    Zurich CH-8050  Switzerland
Feb 29, 2012 Equipped with RER620 Intelligent Electronic Device, 3-phase GridShield® features single-phase tripping capabilities. Unit has modular pole assembly and can function as recloser, sectionalizer, or automated load break switch. Offering integrated loop control, RER620 comes standard with fully implemented IEC 61850 and GOOSE messaging features, as well as inrush detection for use in distributed generation applications, and high impedance fault detection for downed conductor detection.

Gas Insulated Switchgear features 245 kV design.

ABB Ltd.    Zurich CH-8050  Switzerland
Apr 13, 2011 Series ELK-14 Gas Insulated Switchgear feature single-phase isolation and are delivered tested and mounted on frame. Intelligent control and protection equipment is installed in control cubicle directly at bay. Operating mechanisms are placed in front of bays and current transformers are located outside gas compartments to ease accessibility. Rated voltage is 253 kV, and current capacity is 3,150 A. Versions conforming to IEC and IEEE standards protect power networks up to fault current of 50 kA.

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