Molded-Case Circuit Breakers offer thermal and short-circuit protection.

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Available with choice of 4 frames, ACW Series disconnects power and provides overload and short-circuit protection for low-voltage distribution systems. Standard selection factors include voltage and frequency rating, interrupting rating, continuous current rating, and accessories. Offering thermal and short-circuit protection from 15-800 A, UL489-certified series is offered in 2 versions, one for standard industrial/commercial use and one for high performance applications.

Original Press Release:

WEG Introduces ACW Series of Molded-Case Circuit Breakers

ATLANTA, GA.-WEG Electric Corp. (, a leading global supplier of motors, drivers, controls, panels, transformers, and generators, announces that it has launched its ACW Series of Molded-Case Circuit Breakers.

The ACW Series is designed to disconnect power and to provide circuit protection for the low voltage distribution systems against overloads and/or short circuits. Now available, with UL489 certification, the ACW Series can be ordered in one of four different compact frames. Standard selection factors include: voltage and frequency rating, interrupting rating, continuous current rating, and accessories.

"The ACW Series will assure top performance for both thermal and short-circuit protection from 15 to 800 Amps," states Bruce Gaynor, WEG Electric Corp. Automation Manager. "This series offers excellent performance at a competitive price point."

The ACW Series is also available in two levels of short-circuit interrupting capacity - "P" for standard industrial and commercial applications and "W" for high-performance applications. Common plug-in accessories simplify field installation and minimize inventory variations on distributors' shelves.

Additionally, cascading protection offers an economical approach by facilitating the use of downstream, low-cost, low-fault level breakers to offer savings in both the cost and size of equipment.

For more information about WEG, please visit or call 1-800-ASK-4WEG.

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