RRS-3 PowlVac Remote Racking System meets NFPA 70E rating.

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RRS-3 PowlVac Remote Racking System is used by technicians for remotely installing and removing circuit breaker from distance of up to 300 ft. Unit comes with optional 25-foot extension cables, 24 V DC LED light, wireless video camera system with LCD monitor. System is suitable for use with main line, feeders, and incoming lines with 1200–4000 A continuous ratings and is compatible with 5 kV and 15 kV rated GE PowlVac circuit breakers with CDR.


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CBS ArcSafe® Introduces RRS-3 PowlVac (CDR) For General Electric PowlVac Vacuum Circuit Breakers

The lightweight, portable remote racking system allows technicians to remotely install and remove the circuit breaker from a safe distance of up to 300 feet while remaining stationed outside the arc-flash boundary.

CBS ArcSafe®, a leading manufacturer of remote racking and switching solutions for low- and medium-voltage switchgear, introduces its single-application remote racking system (RRS) for General Electric PowlVac vacuum circuit breakers with closing door racking (CDR). The lightweight, portable CBS ArcSafe RRS-3 PowlVac (CDR) allows technicians to remotely install and remove the circuit breaker from a safe distance of up to 300 feet while remaining stationed outside the arc-flash boundary.

The RRS-3 PowlVac (CDR) is a cost-effective solution for keeping operators safe when compared to other arc-flash mitigation alternatives. Installation and operation do not require any modifications to the existing electrical equipment, thanks to CBS ArcSafe’s magnetic latching system. The RRS-3 PowlVac (CDR) is compatible with all standard GE PowlVac circuit breakers equipped with CDR featuring ratings of 5 kV and 15 kV.

Typical applications for the PowlVac breaker include protecting and switching the main line, feeders, and incoming lines with continuous ratings of 1200–4000 A. Optional features include 25-foot extension cables, 24 V DC LED light, wireless video camera system with LCD monitor, and rugged protective case assembly. All RRS-3 units are portable with fast and easy setup. They offer mechanical and/or electrical safety protection, adjust to fit unique electrical equipment configurations, reduce requirements for personal protection equipment, and meet NFPA 70E arc-flash safety compliance standards.

All CBS ArcSafe products are manufactured in the United States at our facility in Denton, TX. For more information, visit CBSArcSafe.com or call 877-4-SAFETY.

About CBS ArcSafe®

CBS ArcSafe offers the electrical industry’s largest inventory of remote racking and switching solutions for low- and medium-voltage switchgear that do not require modification to existing equipment for operation and allow technicians to operate equipment from a safe distance of up to 300 feet. All our equipment is manufactured in the United States at our Denton, TX, facility. CBS ArcSafe offers 24/7/365 emergency support and is happy to develop custom remote racking and switching solutions for customers. Learn more at CBSArcSafe.com or call toll-free at 877-4-SAFETY.

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