AMVAC ANSI vacuum magnetic circuit breaker. You have two options for medium voltage breaker actuation: spring-loaded or magnetic. This brief video describes the operation of magnetic breakers, their high reliability, and how they incorporate a number of maintenance-free design features. To learn more, download this free white paper: “SF6 or vacuum? Choosing the right circuit breaker.
Microgrids for critical power applications. Mission-critical customers — hospitals, military bases, data centers and others — depend on having 100-percent reliable power. Many are turning to microgrids as a primary source of backup generation. Watch this video to learn how utilities are building new revenue streams by offering microgrids as a service to these kinds of customers.
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How to reduce the risk of transformer failure. On-load tap changers are often the culprit when power transformers fail. Trouble with mechanical components and coking of contacts are frequently at fault. In this video, you can explore the design of some of the most commonly used tap changers and discover the strengths and weaknesses of each. You will also learn about options to repair or retrofit troublesome tap changes and maximize transformer life. Download the white paper,...
This video highlights a series of tests held at EPRI's laboratory in Lenox, MA, that measure the stress points and tolerances of power lines, poles and other equipment in an on-going research effort to help make the nation's grid more resilient.
SafeGear arc resistant switchgear. Your technician could be injured in an arc flash. More than 20 times each year, someone is seriously injured or killed by an arc flash in the US. Watch this short video to learn how ABB's SafeGear arc-resistant switchgear incorporates a variety of innovations to reduce arc-flash incidents and protect the health and safety of your technicians.
Choosing high voltage breakers for a transmission grid in transition
Choosing high voltage breakers for a transmission grid in transition. Learn how to manage three challenges of choosing high voltage breakers: power quality, higher current ratings and transient faults. Getting these right will mean a simple solution that increases safety and reduces cost. For more information about selecting high voltage breakers, download this free white paper, Implications of short-line faults for circuit breaker application and design.
Improved transformer longevity by design With so many transformer manufacturers in the marketplace today, have transformers become just another commodity? Specs are always a consideration when shopping for a transformer, but there is another very important factor. Is your supplier experienced enough to design a transformer that will last 30 – 40 years? Learn more crucial questions to ask when you’re shopping for a transformer to improve your transformer longevity. For more...