Circuit Breakers

Circuit Breakers

APM's Patented Trigger Improves Booted Breaker Operation

APM's boots not only protect one, two and three pole circuit breakers from environmental attack, but also can lend a hand in making it easier to reset and turn on the circuit breaker. To achieve the necessary muscle (leverage) to get the job done right, APM designed their Trigger" arm, strategically located inside the silicone rubber seal's canopy (dome). As a result, the user can now easily and...

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Baltimore Light Rail Vehicles to Utilize ABB Traction Technology and Low Voltage Equipment in Major Retrofit

The MTA light rail overhaul project will improve the safety, reliability, and service of the transportation system, which carries nearly 28,000 riders a day between downtown Baltimore, Hunt Valley and BWI Airport Cary, North Carolina, USAÂ- – ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has obtained a contract from Alstom Transport to supply new state of the art" traction...

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Remote Switch Actuator fosters safe circuit breaker operation.
Circuit Breakers

Remote Switch Actuator fosters safe circuit breaker operation.

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...

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Circuit Breakers come in amperage ratings from 25-200 A.

Designed for industrial transportation and vehicle accessory manufacturers, Series 17 main or branch circuit breakers provide protection in case of overload and/or short circuit interruptions in accessory or auxiliary DC electrical systems operating in harsh environments. Side by Side SMD versions areÂ- available with ¼ and 3/8 in. heavy-duty stainless steel...

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Rockwell Automation Introduces Single Global Line of Circuit Breakers

Global offering includes motor circuit-protection products to allow standardizing all circuit-protection needs MILWAUKEE — Industrial automation customers worldwide can now reap the business efficiencies of standardizing on the new global line of molded-case circuit breakers, and control-circuit and load-protection devices from Rockwell Automation. The new line meets global certifications,...

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NOARK Electric Exhibited UL 489 Molded Case Circuit Breaker's at 2014 AHR Expo

City of Industry, California – NOARK Electric, a premier low voltage electrical product manufacturer, introduced the UL 489 MCCB product line at the 2014 AHR Expo in New York—tailor-made for the AHR industry. Available from 15A to 600A, these fully accessorized compact breakers are compliant with UL/CSA/IEC standards. NOARK Electric provides reliable products, improves profitability,...

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Self-Healing Recloser offers service center configurability.

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...

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Thermal Circuit Breakers offer trip-free cycling.
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Thermal Circuit Breakers offer trip-free cycling.

Available in current ratings from 3–20 A, Push-to-Reset Series 12 has rated voltage of 125/250 Vac, 50 Vdc with interrupt capacity of 1,000 A and dielectric strength of 1,500 Vac. Various threaded and snap-in bushings, along with multiple Quick Connect terminal styles are available. Single-pole, RoHS-compliantÂ- circuit breakers are suited for marine uses, household appliances, power...

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Astronics' Electronic Power Distribution System to Be Installed on New Bell 525 Relentless Helicopter

EAST AURORA, N.Y. – Astronics Corporation (Nasdaq:ATRO), a leading provider of advanced technologies for the global aerospace and defense industries, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Astronics Advanced Electronic Systems Corp. (Astronics AES), will be supplying Bell Helicopter with the Secondary Electronic Power Distribution System (EPDS) for the new Bell 525 Relentless....

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Circuit Breakers offer always-on, full-time protection.

Working through combination of communication algorithms across GE portfolio of circuit breakers, ArcWatch uses instantaneous zone selective interlocking and waveform recognition to ensure only circuit breakers nearest to fault trip, which happens in as little as 4 ms. Systems embedded with ArcWatch technology minimize impact of arc-flash event to less than 8 cal/cmÂ-². ArcWatch-enabled...

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