Switchgears

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Arc-Resistant Switchgear offers 4,000 A continuous rating.

March 11, 2015

In addition to 4,000 A, 63 kA rating, SafeGear HD incorporates Is-Limiter fault current limiting device, which addresses system applications with high short circuit availability. Metal clad switchgear provides optimized safety with Type 2B accessibility, 0.5 s arc duration, Delrin arc snuffing PT/CPT contact design, and multi-point latch front doors. To minimize footprint, SafeGear HD is offered in 2-high breaker configuration with overall footprint of 36 x 112 x 95 in. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Medium Voltage Metal-Clad Switchgear uses AMVAC circuit breaker.

September 11, 2014

Constructed to increase personnel safety while decreasing space requirements, non-arc-resistant Advance 27 features 36 in. wide footprint and 2-high 1,200 A breaker design. This 27 kV metal-clad switchgear features Delrin arc-snuffing PT/CPT contact design, separate LV compartment, and AMVAC circuit breaker. Latter utilizes embedded vacuum interrupters and magnetic actuator that eliminate maintenance on operating mechanism and prevent coil/motor failure. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Remote Switch Actuator increases circuit breaker safety.

May 14, 2014

Designed for ABB/Sace E series (E1 to E6) circuit breakers with current ratings from 800–6,000 A, RSA-96A lets technicians safely close/trip breakers outside of arc-flash hazard boundary. Actuator can, when accompanied by applicable CBS ArcSafe® Remote Switch Operator (RSO) control unit, provide 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. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Metal Clad Switchgear has arc-resistant design.

April 28, 2014

Offered in 2-high breaker configuration measuring 36 x 112 x 95 in., SafeGear HD (High Duty) 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. This UL/CSA certified product, designed for ABB SmartRack remote racking device, carries 63 kA rating, uses ADVAC breaker, and incorporates IsLimiter fault current limiting device.
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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Remote Switch Actuator fosters safe circuit breaker operation.

April 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. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Test Set predicts usable life of vacuum interrupters. .

March 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. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Overhead Distribution Switches withstand hurricane conditions.

February 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. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Arc-Resistant Metal Clad Switchgear carries 63 kA rating.

February 7, 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. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Self-Healing Recloser offers service center configurability.

February 5, 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. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Power Distribution Switchgear protects spot networks.

February 4, 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. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Abbreviated Switchgear helps DEMs with 1558-compliant designs.

August 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. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Inverter for PV Installations drives efficiency, flexibility.

July 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. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Medium Voltage Switchgear features maintenance-free design.

June 5, 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. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Load Interrupter Switchgear avoids use of SF6 gas.

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. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Arc-Resistant Switchgear uses environmentally friendly technology.

May 7, 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. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Vacuum Circuit Breaker utilizes magnetic actuator.

February 4, 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. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Power Distribution Switch suits self-powered USB applications.

December 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. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Vacuum Circuit Breakers target mining applications.

September 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. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Medium Voltage Padmount Switchgear suits outdoor installations.

August 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. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Switchgear incorporates 4,000 A circuit breaker.

August 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. Read More