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Published By: Schneider Electric     Published Date: Feb 08, 2018
This paper contrasts the features of medium voltage fixed circuit breaker switchgear (FCBS) and existing withdrawable circuit breaker switgear (WCBS) designs. Modern FCBS design elements that are discussed include an internal disconnect for isolation and grounding of circuits and interlocked operation among disconnect, breaker, and grounding switch for improved safety. Furthermore, features such as lower maintenance, smaller footprint, and reduced life cycle costs that result from its simpler design will be explored. By comparing the traditional ANSI WCBS technology to that of the FCBS, this paper will demonstrate that the fixed design, which has gained widespread acceptance in global markets outside the United States, is a viable alternative to the withdrawable designs.
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fixed circuit breaker, withdrawable circuit breaker, medium voltage, switchgear, arc flash, air insulated switchgear, gas insulated switchgear, ansi
    
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Published By: Schneider Electric     Published Date: Feb 26, 2018
This on demand webinar contrasts the features of medium voltage fixed circuit breaker switchgear (FCBS) and existing withdrawable circuit breaker switgear (WCBS) designs. Modern FCBS design elements that are discussed include an internal disconnect for isolation and grounding of circuits and interlocked operation among disconnect, breaker, and grounding switch for improved safety. Furthermore, features such as lower maintenance, smaller footprint, and reduced life cycle costs that result from its simpler design will be explored. By comparing the traditional ANSI WCBS technology to that of the FCBS, this paper will demonstrate that the fixed design, which has gained widespread acceptance in global markets outside the United States, is a viable alternative to the withdrawable designs.
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fixed circuit breaker, withdrawable circuit breaker, medium voltage, switchgear, arc flash, air insulated switchgear, gas insulated switchgear, ansi
    
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Published By: Schneider Electric     Published Date: Sep 19, 2017
Are you facing the difficult decision to maintain or replace your aging switchgear? Upgrading can optimize your existing equipment and your budget. Learn your options and their benefits in our free white paper.
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switchgear modernization, mv circuit breakers, lv circuit breakers, switchgear upgrades, electrical distribution equipment, schneider electric
    
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Published By: Schneider Electric     Published Date: Sep 19, 2017
When your power system has aging switchgear, you need to work harder to maintain safety and reliability. But easy-to-install options are available to upgrade aging switchgear to bring safety and reliability up to modern standards. Find out how switchgear modernization works in the comprehensive "Answer Guide: Make Aging Switchgear Last Longer and Perform Better." The guide includes information like the 4 Big Wins of Modernization, embedded demonstration videos, an FAQ on how to modernize and links to other modernization resources.
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switchgear modernization, mv circuit breakers, lv circuit breakers, switchgear upgrades, electrical distribution equipment, schneider electric, circuit breaker upgrade, obsolete switchgear
    
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Published By: Schneider Electric     Published Date: Mar 03, 2017
Are you facing the difficult decision to maintain or replace your aging switchgear? Upgrading can optimize your existing equipment and your budget. Learn your options and their benefits in our free white paper.
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switchgear modernization, mv circuit breakers, lv circuit breakers, switchgear upgrades, electrical distribution equipment, schneider electric
    
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Published By: Schneider Electric     Published Date: Mar 03, 2017
Don't risk unplanned downtime at your facility. Discover 10 best practices that will help you maximize the life and reliability of your switchgear. Read our free white paper.
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switchgear modernization, mv circuit breakers, lv circuit breakers, switchgear upgrades, electrical distribution equipment, schneider electric
    
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Published By: Schneider Electric     Published Date: Apr 16, 2018
Power system operators have lots of questions about the aging switchgear they maintain: • How can we reduce risk for an outage or arc flash event? • What kind of project is required to fix my problems? • Is total replacement my best option? Find answers in "Answer Guide: Make Aging Switchgear Last Longer and Perform Better." Learn the benefits and how-tos of switchgear modernization and see easy-to-install solutions for any OEM's equipment.
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switchgear modernization, mv circuit breakers, lv circuit breakers, switchgear upgrades, electrical distribution equipment, schneider electric, circuit breaker upgrade, obsolete switchgear
    
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Published By: Schneider Electric     Published Date: May 20, 2019
Keeping aging switchgear performing at optimum performance levels can be challenging. When it comes to the reliability of an electrical distribution system, it’s not a question of if a system component will malfunction, but when. Electrical equipment ultimately degrades and reaches the end of its useful life, no matter how much maintenance is performed. And, with the advancements in the design of the new circuit breakers, those with older technology are no longer considered sustainable solutions. Plant managers and engineers must ensure continuity of operations and develop a plan to replace or upgrade aging switchgear. Facilities without a properly-implemented strategy put operations at risk that could lead to safety issues, equipment damage and/or downtime.
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modernization, electrical distribution system, schneider electric
    
Schneider Electric
Published By: Schneider Electric     Published Date: Mar 06, 2018
"This paper contrasts the features of medium voltage fixed circuit breaker switchgear (FCBS) and existing withdrawable circuit breaker switgear (WCBS) designs. Modern FCBS design elements that are discussed include an internal disconnect for isolation and grounding of circuits and interlocked operation among disconnect, breaker, and grounding switch for improved safety. Furthermore, features such as lower maintenance, smaller footprint, and reduced life cycle costs that result from its simpler design will be explored. By comparing the traditional ANSI WCBS technology to that of the FCBS, this paper will demonstrate that the fixed design, which has gained widespread acceptance in global markets outside the United States, is a viable alternative to the withdrawable designs."
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fixed circuit breaker, withdrawable circuit breaker, medium voltage, switchgear, arc flash, air insulated switchgear, gas insulated switchgear, ansi
    
Schneider Electric
Published By: Schneider Electric     Published Date: Sep 17, 2018
This on demand webinar contrasts the features of medium voltage fixed circuit breaker switchgear (FCBS) and existing withdrawable circuit breaker switgear (WCBS) designs. Modern FCBS design elements that are discussed include an internal disconnect for isolation and grounding of circuits and interlocked operation among disconnect, breaker, and grounding switch for improved safety. Furthermore, features such as lower maintenance, smaller footprint, and reduced life cycle costs that result from its simpler design will be explored. By comparing the traditional ANSI WCBS technology to that of the FCBS, this paper will demonstrate that the fixed design, which has gained widespread acceptance in global markets outside the United States, is a viable alternative to the withdrawable designs.
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fixed circuit breaker, withdrawable circuit breaker, medium voltage, switchgear, arc flash, air insulated switchgear, gas insulated switchgear, ansi
    
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Published By: Schneider Electric     Published Date: Jan 27, 2017
The innovative 2SIS technology in Premset MV switchgear is ideal for harsh environments and drastically reduces the probability of an internal arc by fully enclosing all current carrying portions of the switchgear in high dielectric insulating epoxy. Complete the form to download the whitepaper and learn more about the advantages of 2SIS technology!
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schneider electric, mv switchgear, shielded solid insulation system, 2sis
    
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