Switchgear

SF6-Free MV Switchgear Using Pure Air Nominated for Top Awards

Schneider Electric's new SF6-free medium voltage switchgear is among three new products and solutions nominated for the prestigious HERMES Award The company's green and digital switching technology is also shortlisted for the Industrial Energy Efficiency Award The innovative new switching technology avoids the use of the SF6 greenhouse gas, instead using a revolutionary combination of pure air...

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Power Entry Module can be used in Protection Class II equipment.

Power Entry Module can be used in Protection Class II equipment.

Designed according to IEC 60320-1 (style C18), Class II KMF supplied without ground pin and suitable forÂ- medical equipment used in residences. Double insulation between energized components and exposed parts is tested withÂ- 4,000 Vdc. Available withÂ- 2-pole line switch andÂ- 1- or 2-pole fuse holder, module supports current ratings from 1–10 A at 250 Vac andÂ- features...

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ABB to Strengthen Power Transmission Grid in New Jersey

Zurich, Switzerland – Gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) order worth around $40 million to protect network from severe weather and enhance power reliability ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $40 million in the United States, from Public Service Electric Gas (PSEG), New Jersey's largest utility, to supply Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS) to two...

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CBS ArcSafe RRS-3 HK Remote Racking Solution for HK-Style Circuit Breakers Wins 2015 Occupational Health & Safety New Product of the Year Award

CBS ArcSafe RRS-3 HK Remote Racking Solution for HK-Style Circuit Breakers Wins 2015 Occupational Health & Safety New Product of the Year Award

Denton, Texas, – The CBS ArcSafeÂ-® RRS-3 HK remote racking solution, designed for HK-style circuit breakers manufactured by ABB, BBC, or ITE with current ratings from 1,200–3,000 A, has won Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) magazine’s 2015 New Product of the Year Award in the Electrical Safety category. The CBS ArcSafe RRS-3 HK allows technicians to remotely rack in or out of the...

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ABB Commissions World's First Switchgear Installation with New Eco-efficient Gas

Breakthrough technology with eco-efficient gas installed for leading Swiss utility ewz Â- • High-and medium-voltage switchgear pilots installed in Zurich substation Â- • New gas mixture offers alternative to sulfur hexafluoride (SF₆) gas and can substantially lower environmental impact Â- • Global warming potential (GWP) of new gas mixture is almost 100 percent lower than GWP...

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Duke Energy

Carolina Precision Switchgear provided high level technicians to work at the Duke Energy Nuclear facilities in the spring of 2015. Technicians serviced circuit breakers, switchgear, transformers and relays. CPS provides Duke Energy high level switchgear/circuit breaker technicians on a year round basis.

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North Carolina State University

North Carolina State University

On 08/01/2015 Carolina Precision Switchgear performed testing services on three Siemens main switchgear assemblies at the North Carolina State University. Testing services included transformer turns ratio test (TTR), megger testing transformers, circuit breaker testing, relay testing (primary injection) and switchgear inspections. Found a few issues, but overall equipment in good condition.

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ABB Highlights Wind Farm Technology Breakthroughs at AWEA WINDPOWER 2015

ABB Highlights Wind Farm Technology Breakthroughs at AWEA WINDPOWER 2015

Symphony Plus for Wind, forecasting, control systems and grid connection solutions on display to help wind developers and operators leverage new technologies. Orlando, Florida - ABB, the wind industry’s leading technology solutions provider, is unveiling new wind farm applications and best practices at AWEA WINDPOWER 2015 this week. Building off a half-day, pre-show technical training session...

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Arc-Resistant Switchgear offers 4,000 A continuous rating.

In addition to 4,000 A, 63 kA rating, SafeGear HD incorporates Is-Limiter fault current limiting device, which addresses system applications with high short circuit availability. Metal clad switchgear provides optimized safety with Type 2B accessibility, 0.5 s arc duration, Delrin arc snuffing PT/CPT contact design, and multi-point latch front doors. To minimize footprint, SafeGear HD is offered...

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