Capacitor Switch provides 100,000 operations.

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VerSaVac(TM) II LE pole top capacitor switch has long life solenoid operating mechanism that operates as low as 80 Vac. No oil or gas is used for interruption or insulation. Switch can be used to replace existing oil switches or used with new capacitor banks. VerSaVac II LE can also be used in conjunction with Zero Voltage Closing Control, which mitigates transients associated with bringing capacitor banks online.



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VerSaVac(TM) II LE Pole Top Capacitor Switch


The new VerSaVac II LE capacitor switch is now available from Joslyn Hi-Voltage of Cleveland, Ohio.

The VerSaVac has been improved to require 20% less operating voltage than previous models. This maintenance-free switch has a long life solenoid operating mechanism that provides 100,000 operations (50,000 open/close) and operates as low as 80VAC. No oil or gas is used for interruption or insulation, eliminating costly maintenance.

The VerSaVac II LE can be used to replace existing oil switches or used with new capacitor banks. Installation is easy since the switch is compatible with existing power supply and wiring.

The VerSaVac II LE can be used in conjunction with the Joslyn Zero Voltage Closing Control which mitigates transients associated with bringing capacitor banks online. The ZVC control
eliminates costly customer equipment damage and downtime resulting from voltage spikes.

Joslyn Hi-Voltage is an industry leader with over 80 years of innovation and world-class products and technology support for electric utilities and industrial power systems. Joslyn Hi-Voltage produces reclosers, sectionalizers, capacitor switches and controls, distribution automation equipment, high-speed automatic transfer switches, disconnect switches, and load break interrupter attachments. JHV also distributes Fisher Pierce products including capacitor controls, faulted circuit indicators, current sensors, and SmartLink communications equipment.

Joslyn Hi-Voltage and Fisher Pierce are subsidiaries of the Danaher Corporation, a Fortune 500 company.

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