Circuit breaker: Remote switch actuator for Square D N-Frame molded case circuit breaker

circuit breaker CBS ArcSafe

Switchgear: CBS ArcSafe®, a manufacturer of remote racking and switching solutions for low- and medium-voltage switchgear, introduces its remote switch actuator (RSA) for the Square D N-Frame molded case circuit breaker (MCCB). The lightweight, portable CBS ArcSafe RSA-57T allows technicians to remotely close or trip the MCCB from a safe distance of up to 300 feet while remaining stationed outside the arc-flash boundary.

Installation and operation do not require any modifications to the existing electrical equipment, thanks to CBS ArcSafe’s magnetic latching system. The RSA-57T is compatible with flush-mounted N-Frame breakers with ratings of 600-1200 A, with or without factory lockouts, including NE and NX frames. Typical applications include switching and protection of squirrel-cage, wound-rotor, and synchronous motors. The RSA-57T is a cost-effective solution for keeping operators safe when compared to other arc-flash mitigation alternatives.

Optional features include radio remote with range of up to 300 feet, 24 V DC LED light, wireless video camera system with LCD monitor, and rugged protective case assembly. All RSA units are portable, fast, and easy to set up, offer mechanical and/or electrical safety protection, are adjustable to fit unique electrical equipment configurations, reduce the requirements for personal protection equipment, and help customers with NFPA 70E arc-flash safety compliance.

About CBS ArcSafe®
CBS ArcSafe offers the electrical industry’s largest inventory of remote racking and switching solutions for low- and medium-voltage switchgear that do not require modification to existing equipment for operation and allow technicians to operate equipment from a safe distance of up to 300 feet. All our equipment is manufactured in the United State at our Denton, Texas, manufacturing facility. CBS ArcSafe offers 24/7/365 emergency support and is happy to develop custom remote racking and switching solutions for customers.

For more information about CBS ArcSafe or other products, click here to go to Utility Products’ Buyers Guide.

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