Circuit Breakers

WAGO 4-Channel Electronic Circuit Breakers Program Trip Characteristics and Current Monitoring
Circuit Breakers

WAGO 4-Channel Electronic Circuit Breakers Program Trip Characteristics and Current Monitoring

GERMANTOWN, WI - August 2009 - Three 4-channel Electronic Circuit Breakers have joined WAGO Corporation's 787 Series Power Supply System. The DIN-rail mount 787-860, 787-861 and 787-862 Electronic Circuit Breakers each separately protect up to four current paths (up to 10A at 24VDC max each), while offering independent programming of appropriate channel- or circuit-specific ratings and trip times...

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Circuit Breakers

First-Ever Islanding Application of an Energy Storage System

CHICAGO, IL August 12, 2009 - AEP's Balls Gap Station Distributed Energy Storage System was commissioned and placed on-line earlier this year in Milton, West Virginia. The system fulfills a DOE goal to implement energy storage as a Smart Grid technology, and is the first US application of a battery serving radially-fed distribution system loads during periods when they are isolated from the grid...

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Miniature Circuit Breakers are offered in 1, 2, and 3 poles.
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Miniature Circuit Breakers are offered in 1, 2, and 3 poles.

Incorporating reinforced housing, UL508 manual motor controllers offer both box and ring tongue terminals as standard, and include clear cover for tagging circuit. They are compact at 17.5 mm wide per pole. Miniature circuit breakers are offered in 6 trip curves and in ampere ratings from 0.3-60 A with voltage ratings of 480Y/277 Vac and 24-80 Vdc, depending on breaker configuration. DIN rail...

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Multipurpose Grounding System protects sensitive electronics.
Circuit Breakers

Multipurpose Grounding System protects sensitive electronics.

Performing in any type of soil condition, TerraDyne® Electrolytic Grounding System (EGS) provides long-term protection from lightning strikes, electrical transients, static discharges, electro-magnetic interference, and other electrical hazards threatening sensitive electronic equipment. Offered in vertical and horizontal models, UL- and cUL-listed system is corrosion-resistant and produces...

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Circuit Breakers feature weatherproof housing.
Circuit Breakers

Circuit Breakers feature weatherproof housing.

Available in panel or surface mount, Hi-Amp Circuit Breakers feature manual ON/OFF function, combining manual reset thermal circuit breaker and electrical disconnect switch. Each unit is rated up to 48 Vdc with 3,000 cycles and is available in variety of amperages from 60-150 A. Compliant with ABYC E-11 and CE SAE J1171 for Ignition Protection, IP66-rated units operate from -40 to 185°F.

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Circuit Breakers have 14 kA interrupting capacity.
Circuit Breakers

Circuit Breakers have 14 kA interrupting capacity.

Available up to 20 A in C trip curve, 17.5 mm wide Altech® UL489 AC miniature molded case circuit breakers suit applications in low inrush motors, appliances, lighting, wiring protection, transformers, power supplies, and industrial controls. Units come in 1 pole versions, are designed for DIN rail mounting, and feature user-friendly positive trip indicator (green/red). Products are HVACR...

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ABB Wins $25 Million Power Order in Peru

Electrical and automation solutions for Machu Picchu hydropower plant extension Zurich, Switzerland, July 6, 2009- ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, will supply electrical and automation solutions worth $25 million for an expansion of the Machu Picchu hydroelectric power plant in Peru's Cusco region, about 1,300 km east of the capital, Lima. A second powerhouse built...

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Hydraulic/Magnetic Circuit Breaker has trip-free mechanism.
Circuit Breakers

Hydraulic/Magnetic Circuit Breaker has trip-free mechanism.

Available with 1-3 poles, H-Series meets requirements for IEC spacing and those of UL489A, UL1077, CSA, C22.2, and EN60934. Integral trip-free mechanism causes contacts to open when fault condition occurs, even if handle is held in ON position. Characteristics include max voltage of 250 Vac, 50/60 Hz, 80 Vdc; standard current coils from 1.00-32.0 A; and auxiliary switch ratings (SPDT) of 10.1 A...

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ABB Wins $140 Million Power Orders in Mexico

Substations to expand power capacity and improve reliability Zurich, Switzerland, May 26, 2009- ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won orders worth $140 million from the Mexican national power utility for substations and SVC (Static Var Compensator) solutions to help expand power capacity, extend the transmission and distribution network, and improve grid reliability. The...

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Circuit Breakers

Panelboard optimizes circuit breaker life and performance.

Suited for Class I Zone 1 and Class I Division 2 environments, PowerPlex(TM) transfers its flamepath protection from enclosure to individual circuit breaker housings. Component-level protection promotes installation flexibility and reliability while facilitating maintenance and eliminating need for external conduit or cable seals. Coupled vertically or horizontally, product is available in...

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