ABB : Active Internal Arc Protection For Switchgear

By Chris Dodds on 30th July, 2013

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ABB : Active Internal Arc Protection For Switchgear

An arc fault is the most serious fault within a switchgear system. A new, active arc fault protection system from ABB now effectively helps to avoid thermal and mechanical stresses if a fault should occur.

ABB Ultra Fast Earth Switching (UFES)

  • Speed - arc extinguished in less than 4ms
  • Safety - protection of investment and personnel
  • Savings - save money in terms of downtime and repair

ABB Power Products support vital high voltage electrical circuits at 3.3kV, 6.6kV, 7.2kV, 11kV, 15kV, 20kV, 25kV, 33kV, 36kV up to 50kV -in accordance with international standards IEC, VDE, ANSI, BS, GOST and CSN.

T&D are ABB Power Product Distributors - ABB Fuses, ABB Transformers, ABB Surge Arresters, ABB Vacuum Contactors, ABB Capacitors.

  • Further reading

Switchgear Temperature Monitoring - Hot-Spot Detection Enabling Condition-Based Maintenance

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ABB MWK High Voltage Surge Arresters AC 4-44kV

ABB Medium Voltage Power Products

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