Low voltage molded case circuit breakers like the microprocessor-based SACE are often installed as protection devices for motors in industrial and commercial facilities. It is important to regularly check the condition of these devices because of the critical role that they have in protecting the electrical circuits that they are tasked with monitoring.READ MORE >>
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Circuit breakers are important devices that interrupt current when an electrical fault occurs. If they fail to operate properly during a fault condition, the electrical system can be at risk of being damaged. Additionally, the mis-operation of such a device can lead to costly impacts associated with the interruption of electrical service. Technicians should regularly test for potential problems so the circuit breakers can be verified to operate according to their intended design. Regular maintenance practices provide the opportunity to identify and correct operational issues and ensure power system reliability.READ MORE >>
Designed to perform secondary injection testing on the Static Trip III (STIII) overcurrent tripping system utilized on the RL breaker, the Siemens PTS-5 Secondary Injection Test Set, packaged in a self-contained case, contains a microprocessor controlled constant current source which enables rapid verification of the performance of the STIII.
Directly enter the desired test current on the numeric keypad for easy test configuration, and the self-contained, automatically controlled digital timer allows simple verification of the time-current tripping characteristics. The Siemens PTS-5 also provides a regulated DC voltage to allow functional testing of the tripping actuator.READ MORE >>
Circuit breakers are used in homes, office buildings, and electric facilities. These instruments are prone to break down as they gather moisture, contaminants, and dirt while in use. If not maintained regularly, ciruit breakers insulation becomes weak as a result of the heat that is created due to arc interruption. Chemicals like hydrogen sulphide or chlorine can also be major factors in the damage and corrosion of insulation as well as metal components of circuit breakers.READ MORE >>
When it’s necessary to evaluate low-voltage, molded-case or metal-clad, direct acting AC circuit breakers, the ETI PI-6000 Primary Circuit Breaker Test Set is a reliable tool that can be used on high current applications like ratio transformers and heat runs.
An advanced primary injection test set capable of testing circuit breakers up to 6000 amperes frame size, the ETI PI-6000 combines an output transformer with dual primaries to facilitate its use on power sources of 480 VAC as well as 240 and 208 VAC.READ MORE >>
Ideal for testing low-voltage breakers rated to 1600-ampere frame size, The Megger DDA-1600 Circuit Breaker Tester features the Model DDA-1 Digital Data Acquisition Instrumentation and Control System, providing increased control of output current and high accuracy metering of the breaker under test.READ MORE >>
The Omicron CIBANO 500 Circuit Breaker Test System is a 3-in-1 system capable of testing all types of circuit breakers, medium-voltage or high-voltage circuit breakers with live and dead tank design.
The CIBANO 500 is a micro-ohmmeter, timing analyzer, and a coil and motor supply all in one device, allowing for all important circuit breaker tests to be carried out even when a station battery is not available.READ MORE >>
The ABB Ekip Connect Secondary Injection Test Set is a software application for personal computers that interfaces with ABB low voltage circuit-breakers equipped with compatible protection releases.
The test set allows the releases to be configured, monitored, controlled and tested. Ekip Connect can connect to the releases in the point-to-point or network modes, and connection is made using the front test connector or to communication modules installed on the circuit-breaker.READ MORE >>