Front Access Switchgear – Compact Medium Voltage

Front Access Compact Medium Voltage Switchgear

5kV – 15 kV Ultra Compact Front Access Paralleling & Distribution Switchgear

The world’s newest 26″ Wide Switchgear!

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Front Access Compact (FAC) Medium Voltage Paralleling Switchgear APT-Power

The APT Front Access Switchgear is a Compact Medium Voltage (5kV – 15kV) air insulated SF6-free Switchgear that utilizes state-of-the-art innovative switchgear design methods and technology which allows for a smaller and lighter design that offers the peace of mind of visual assurance of full disconnection through the main bus connection window. With each section’s small footprint (26″W x 38.5″D x 80″H), it will fit in places traditional sized switchgear cannot.

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Product Features

  • Space saving Front Access Only design can be placed against the back wall.
  • Smallest footprint 15 kV air insulated switchgear on the market, each section is only 40” deep and 28” wide.
  • Increased operator safety:
    o Remote controllable design
    o Completely metal enclosed dead front
    o Provision for connection of field grounding cables
    o Removable metal panel for viewing blades position of the visible disconnect air insulated switch (through Lexan protected viewing window)
  • Complete front access to all the components, bus and bolted joints.
  • Easy to maintain & environmentally friendly:
    o 100% air insulated, no SF6 gas used.
  • Modular, slideout design of the major power switching components to minimize the downtime, should component replacement or repair be needed.
  • Lower cost of installation: Insulating barriers provided between the phases, no need to tape or boot field cable terminations.
  • All bus is manufactured from silver plated copper.

Vacuum Interrupters & Visible Disconnect

  • Fixed mounted vacuum circuit breakers, installed on rollers. Rollers are provided to simplify the field removal of the circuit breakers.
  • High-speed operation – complete fault clearing in less than 3 cycles
  • Hermetically sealed vacuum interrupters protect contacts from corroding elements and contamination
  • Inline visible air-disconnect switch, pad-lockable in open and/or closed position, to ensure personnel safety during power system service, maintenance, and repairs.