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15A-Series 2.4kV-15kV MetalClad Switchgear

2.4kV, 4.16kV, 6.6kV, 7.2kV, 11kV, 12.47kV, 13.2kV, 13.8kV Paralleling, Transfer, & Distribution MetalClad Switchgear


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This complete line of 5kV – 15kV indoor and outdoor metalclad switchgear is the ultimate in flexibility and safety. The 15A-Series is available in both full and compact sizes. It can also use several master, transfer, and paralleling switchgear controls. 

MetalClad Switchgear Available Options

  • Automatic Load Transfer Switching or Main-Tie Main operations
  • Manual Transfer applications
  • Configurations with multiple Main and multiple Tie circuit breakers
  • Incorporation of any size dry type transformers
  • Automatic paralleling of multiple generators for Prime Power, Co-Generation, and Peak-Shaving application
  • Automatic paralleling of dissimilar prime movers such as: gas turbines, diesel engines, natural gas reciprocating engines, landfill and digester gas reciprocating engines, combustion turbines, synchronous and induction generators, inverter based systems, motor-generators, wind and solar driven generators
  • Seamless load transfer between power sources
  • Solid, low impedance and high impedance grounded systems
  • Indoor (NEMA 1), Outdoor non walk-in (NEMA 3R) and Outdoor walk-in (pre-engineered heated and air conditioned equipment enclosure) configurations
  • Heavy skid mounted switchgear and substations
  • Provisions for maintenance grounding of the feeder cables
  • Web enabled, remote monitoring and control
  • Remote control and relay panels
  • Remote access switchgear control line-ups for ultimate operator safety
  • More options can be found in our 15A-Series Metal-Clad Switchgear Brochure

Enclosed Insulated Main Bus

  • Steel Enclosed Main Bus Compartment:
    • Epoxy coated silver-plated copper, with bolted connections covered by insulating boots
    • Grounded metal barriers mitigate the risk of fault propagation between major component compartments
    • Durable Industrial Vinyl Mimic Bus
    • 1200A, 2000A, 3000A
  • Symmetrical Interrupting Capacity:
    • 2.4kV-15kV: 40kA, 50kA, 63k
  • Optional Surge Arresters for main bus protection and individual incoming utilities/outgoing feeders
    • Distribution Class
    • Intermediate Class
    • Station Class
  • Incoming Cable Barrier Chutes (as required)

Vacuum Circuit Breakers

  • High Performance, Draw-out vacuum circuit breakers go into metalclad compartment
    • Circuit breakers are removable
  • Mechanical interlocks prevent withdrawal or insertion of the circuit breaker when main contacts are not open
  • Closing springs automatically discharge before moving the circuit breaker out of the enclosure
  • Circuit breaker cell mechanism maintains trip during insertion or withdrawal
  • Breaker cannot be electrically or mechanically closed when in the intermediate position
  • Supports three position indication:
    • Connected
    • Transport
    • Test/Disconnected
  • All live parts are enclosed in grounded metal compartments & Breaker frame remains grounded during levering and in the connected position
  • Grounded metal shutters automatically cover primary connections when circuit breaker is removed from the Connected position
  • High-speed operation: Complete fault clearing in less than 3 cycles
  • Hermetically sealed vacuum interrupters protect contacts from corroding elements and contamination
  • Easy maintenance with contact wear indicator is provided on the vacuum interrupter moving stem
  • Available Vacuum Circuit Breaker Ratings are shown on Page 10 of the 15A-Series Metal-Clad Switchgear Brochure

MetalClad Switchgear Accessories

Hinged Rear Doors & Infrared (IR) Viewing Windows

  • IR Windows can measure temperature without removing the sheet metal cover on the panel
  • IR Window Ports include removable covers for maintaining “Hot Spot” Inspection in the breaker compartment
  • IR Windows come with an outside infrared camera
  • Inner removable sheets provided for easy connection
  • Hinged Rear Doors come with a padlock

24V DC Switchgear Battery Charger

  • Charges for 24VDC Control Power Batteries for all Switchgear System Ratings
    • Low Voltage: 208V-690V (3Ø)
    • Medium Voltage: 2.4kV-38kV (3Ø)
  • Automatic three stage charging
  • Adjustable current limit
  • Dual purpose battery charger and power supply can be used simultaneously
  • Automatic or Manual boost and storage charge functions help maintain battery condition
  • Digital Microprocessor Technology
  • Temperature compensation for battery charging
  • Low Output Ripple and superb line regulation
  • AC input Under/Over voltage Protection
  • Battery charger output over voltage/ current protection
  • Output short circuit and Inversion polarity with auto recovery
  • Automatic power de-rating at high ambient temperatures
  • Check out more features here

Electric Racking Device

  • Installed onto switchgear section circuit breaker racking mechanism
  • Devices from the TEST/DISCONNECT position to the CONNECTED position in the circuit breaker cell
  • 50 ft. (15.2 m) long cord to allow for remote racking from a distance. This makes operator safety the top priority
  • Requires 120VAC customer supplied control power within the switchgear installation area; may require extension cord

Wall-Mountable Circuit Breaker Test Cabinet

  • Tests the circuit breaker for proper operation when removed from the circuit breaker cell
  • Compact wall-mountable design; requires customer supplied switchgear control power input
  • On-off toggle switch, power-on indicating light, breaker position indication lights, CLOSE & OPEN push buttons
  • 8 ft. (2.4 m) cable with connection plug for secondary connection receptacles at the rear of the circuit breaker

PwrHouse Walk-In Switchgear E-House

Our 15A-Series Medium Voltage MetalClad Switchgear is also available for outdoor installations. The PwrHouse walk-in switchgear electrical house is a common addition to this switchgear. It offers a clean and safe work environment in an optional climate-controlled aisle.


MetalClad Switchgear Applications

Water & Wastewater Treatment Plants

Data Centers


Healthcare & VA Medical Centers



Electric Utility & Manufacturing



Applicable Standards

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