Circuit Breakers

Electrical Equipment & Systems

PowerMod™ DC Circuit Breaker delivers > 99.7% switching efficiency.

Sep 23, 2017

Enabling MVDC power systems to operate safely, PowerMod™ Solid-State DC Circuit Breaker offers multi-kHz switching for 1 to 50 kVDC continuous controlled power applications. Unit prevents fault energy from reaching damage levels. Having ~30 years MTBF, breaker consists of two 4.5 kV IGBT’s in series with 16 x 8 x 6 in. (W x D x H) dimensions. Featuring sub-microsecond opening and closing... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Drop-in Replacement to the Common MCB Offers Over 300% Faster Install

Sep 21, 2017

Pomona, California - NOARK Electric, a low-voltage electrical product manufacturer, announces its UL 489 B1NQ miniature circuit breaker is now a direct replacement for the common MCB when paired with the optional surface mount. This recyclable, quick-connect breaker is available in three curves (B, C and D), ranges from 0.5 to 63 A and is compliant with UL/CSA/IEC standards for branch circuit... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

AC/DC-Rated Circuit Breakers feature cuttable busbars.

Sep 13, 2017

AC/DC-Rated Thermal Magnetic Miniature Circuit Breakers are offered in BR and SU series. Units provide downstream protection for circuit cables, generators, transformers, power supplies and telecommunications equipment. Products are integrated with trip-free, snap action toggle and visual status indication. Circuit breakers feature voltage range of 120/240/277/480Vac and 60/125Vdc. Devices... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Waste Management & Waste Handling Equipment

Brady to Exhibit at the 2017 ASSE Safety Conference

Jun 16, 2017

See Brady’s latest safety solutions featuring BRIGHTSORB™ Absorbents and TAGLOCK Circuit Breaker Securing Devices

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (June 14, 2017) - Brady (NYSE:BRC), a global leader in industrial and safety printing systems and solutions, today announced it will exhibit at the 2017 ASSE Safety Conference. The event will take place June 19-22, 2017, at the Colorado Convention Center... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

SecureConnect™ System minimizes operator exposure to harmful voltage.

Apr 10, 2017

Compatible with Allen-Bradley CENTERLINE® 2100 motor control centers, SecureConnect™ Remote Operator allows technicians to operate CENTERLINE® optional safety system with up to 50 ft via wired tether and 300 ft away using wireless pendant. Rated to 120–240 V AC/50–60 Hz input voltage, system enables operator to remotely disconnect individual plug-in or motor control bucket from... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

CBMC Circuit Breaker features electronic adjustable channels.

Feb 27, 2017

Meeting NEC Class 2 standards, CBMC Circuit Breaker is designed with four channels for protection against overload and short circuit. Unit limits total output power to less than 100 W per channel when it is connected to 24 V DC applications. Measuring 36 mm wide, unit’s channels can be adjusted from 1 A to 4 A. CBMC are also available with four-channel configuration with 1 to 10 A adjustable... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Franklin Electric Wins First R&D 100 Award

Nov 19, 2016

FORT WAYNE, Ind., Nov. 17, 2016 - INCON Power Reliability Systems, a subsidiary of Franklin Electric Co., Inc. (NASDAQ:FELE), won its first ever R&D 100 Award for the newly developed OPTIMIZER3, a complete performance monitoring system for high voltage substation circuit breakers. Widely known as the ‘Oscars of Innovation,’ the R&D 100 Awards are an international competition that recognize... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

WEG supplies a package of 15,000 Miniature Circuit-Breakers in Peru

Nov 14, 2016

WEG Peru supplied a large package of DIN RAIL MDW Miniature Circuit-Breakers for farm electrification project through photovoltaic systems.

The WEG Group through its Automation and Controls Division recently made an important supply of more than 15,000 units of Miniature Circuit-Breakers in one single sale for Peruvian company Norte Renovables SAC. The commercial process was conducted... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Rockwell Automation's Circuit Breakers are UL-listed.

Oct 24, 2016

Useful in industrial automation, Rockwell’s 140 G molded case current-limiting circuit breaker safeguards against overload, short-circuit and ground-fault conditions. Minimizing downtime, 140 G protects devices from damage during sudden current surge. Circuit breaker can reduce energy let through by more than 50 percent when there is high fault. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Abb to Manufacture Innovative Low-voltage Solutions in Senatobia, Miss.

Oct 05, 2016

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has today opened a new advanced manufacturing facility in Senatobia, Mississippi, to produce electrical components for the US market. The 85,000-square-foot facility will produce ABB Tmax XT molded case circuit breakers (MCCBs) and the ABB Emax 2 air circuit breaker, which were previously manufactured overseas. ABB’s... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Remote Racking System features magnetic latching system.

Sep 19, 2016

Designed to operate GE's Type AKR air circuit breakers with 800–2,000 A ratings, Model RRS-3 AKD-6 allows technicians to remotely install and remove breaker from up to 300 ft away. Portable unit offers mechanical and/or electrical safety protection, adjusts to fit electrical equipment configurations, minimizes need for personal protection equipment, and helps with NFPA 70E arc-flash safety... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Multichannel Circuit Breakers for CID2 Use

Aug 08, 2016

Middletown, Pa. – The CBM (circuit breaker multichannel) from Phoenix Contact has received Class I, Division 2 approval. This approval makes the CBM suitable for use in hazardous locations such as oil refineries, offshore platforms, and wastewater treatment facilities. The CBM is a programmable circuit breaker that can manage multiple circuits in a single, compact device. The CBM is available... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Hydraulic Magnetic Circuit Breakers sense current down to 1%.

Aug 01, 2016

In terms of dimensions and capacity, L- and N-Series meet needs of telecom and datacom systems designers. L-Series, offered with 1–3 poles, carries max ratings of 1–32 A, 120/240–240 Vac. Maximum interrupting capacity is 5,000 A. Designed with accessible load and line terminals and sliding barriers, 1–2 pole N-Series allows remote outlet metering and monitoring of power usage. Ratings... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Branch Circuit Breakers carry UL 489 listing, worldwide approvals.

Jul 05, 2016

Available in 1-, 2-, and 3-pole options with B-, C-, and D-trip curves, TMC 8 series provides fundamental branch circuit protection. These 17 mm DIN rail-mounted breakers, with interrupt capacity of 10 kA IC at up to 277/480 Vac and 125 Vdc, safely open circuits during overload and short-circuit events to prevent wiring from causing fires. While trip-free design increases safety against closing... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Circuit Breaker Panels feature explosion proof design.

Jun 27, 2016

By moving explosion protection to breaker itself, EPiK™ Circuit Breaker Panels eliminate need for explosion proof enclosure. Units are made of 316L stainless steel, which provides corrosion resistance and extends life and safety of system. In addition, lightweight panels are easily installed compared to traditional explosion proof cast and bolted systems. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Portable Remote Switch Actuator helps keep operators safe. .

Jun 03, 2016

Available for Square D PowerPact, P-Frame 250-1200 A, manually operated molded case circuit breaker, Model RSA-164J allows technicians to remotely close or trip circuit breaker from safe distance up to 300 ft while remaining stationed outside arc-flash boundary. Magnetic latching system eliminates need for modifications to existing electrical equipment for installation and operation. Optional... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Hy-Mag Circuit Breaker is offered with recessed paddle actuator.

Mar 22, 2016

Designed for precision operation in OEM markets requiring general-purpose as well as full-load amp applications, A-Series hydraulic-magnetic (Hy-Mag) circuit breakers are available with visi-rocker or paddle actuators. Sealed toggle actuator style suits harsh environments, while optional rocker-guard and push-to-reset bezels help prevent inadvertent actuation. With 1–6 poles and 0.02–50 A... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Roll-In Replacement Circuit Breakers utilize ML-17/-18 mechanisms.

Mar 14, 2016

Tested in accordance with ANSI/IEEE certification standards, CBS MaxiVac’s™ Tough Duty™ roll-in replacement circuit breakers include replacement encapsulated Vacuum Interrupters, Inc. pole assemblies that harden breakers against environmental contamination. This variety of Power/Vac® breakers, without any modifications to existing cells or switchgear, work with existing remote racking... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Encapsulated Pole Retrofits replace legacy circuit breakers.

Mar 14, 2016

With 15 kV rating, replacement encapsulated poles enable Group CBS' companies to retrofit and upgrade legacy GE Power/Vac® circuit breakers to increase resistance to contaminates, moisture, and other harmful environmental conditions. These hardened, maintenance-free replacement assemblies, tested to applicable ANSI/IEEE standards, feature vacuum interrupter encased within epoxy... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Remote Racking System supports Westinghouse circuit breakers.

Mar 01, 2016

Compatible with Westinghouse Type AMH DHP/DVP circuit breakers with 1,200–2,000 A ratings, RRS-3 DHP/DVP (S) allows technicians to remotely install and remove circuit breaker from safe distance of up to 300 ft while remaining stationed outside arc-flash boundary. Magnetic latching system eliminates need for modifications to existing electrical equipment. Portable, single-application system... Read More