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Supplier: GE Industrial Solutions
Description: GE is no longer a partner in the GE-Hitachi HVB, Inc. joint venture and as a result no longer offers the GMCB SF6 Generator circuit breaker product line. Please contact Hitachi for further information. Features and Benefits Conforms to ANSI, IEEE and IEC Standards. Dead Tank designs. CompactShow More
Supplier: GE Grid Solutions
Description: circuit breakers with self-blast interrupters and spring-spring operated mechanism have been in service since 1989 including more than 25,000 dead tank circuit breakers. The SF6 dead tank circuit breakers assure a high level of reliability on a daily basis, even under extreme conditions such as low
- Rated AC Voltage: 38 to 550000 volts
- Rated DC Voltage: 38 to 550000 volts
- Continuous Current Rating: 40000 to 63000 amps
- Medium Voltage Circuit Breaker Arc Extinguishing Method: SF6 Gas
Supplier: GE Digital Energy
Description: and Benefits Superior Interrupting Capability XD|GE live tank circuit breaker interrupters are designed to handle demanding switching duties such as clearing short line faults and out-of-phase operations. Reliable Performance The characteristics of SF6 gas provide the live tank circuit breaker
- Rated AC Voltage: 72500 to 550000 volts
- Continuous Current Rating: 4000 to 5000 amps
- Rated Breaking Capacity (Icn): 40 to 63 amps
- Trip Unit Type: Other
Supplier: Thermon Manufacturing Co.
Description: is stored in 9.25" diameter cylinders in liquid form under pressure. Utilities (Transmission and Distribution Divisions) use SF6 circuit breakers for their high voltage (69,000-400,000 volts) transmission lines. The SF6 provides an inert blanketing media that prevents arcing when the breakers open
- AC Voltage Required: 120 volts
- kWatts: 0.5000 kW
- Watt Density: 1.8 W/in²
- Inside Diameter: 12 inch
Standards and Technical Documents - Grading capacitors for high-voltage alternating current circuit-breakers - Part 1: General -- IEC 62146-1:2013
Description: for: - mounting on air-insulated circuit-breakers; - mounting on enclosed circuit-breakers (for example immersed in SF6, in oil, etc.). The testing for each of the above applications is in some cases different. The object of this standard is: - to define uniform rules regarding performancesShow More
Supplier: Generon IGS Americas
Description: Sulfur hexafluoride, SF6, is used around the world as a dielectric medium for high-voltage circuit breakers, switchgear, and other electrical equipment. Additionally, it is used for the filling of insulated windows and for the casting of magnesium. SF6 is expensive and is also a powerful greenShow More
Supplier: PLANSEE SE
Description: Tungsten copper (WCu) materials are used for arcing contacts in SF6 circuit breakers for high and medium voltage applications. At the heart of the switching chamber, WCu arcing contacts are exposed to extreme mechanical and thermal stresses. During arcing, the temperature can reach levels &ge
- Form / Shape: Tip / Button, Application Specific / Custom
Standards and Technical Documents - HOLLOW PRESSURIZED AND UNPRESSURIZED CERAMIC AND GLASS INSULATORS FOR USE IN ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT WITH RATED VOLTAGES GREATER THAN 1 000 V -- CSA C62155Supplier: CSA Group
Description: , for example: - circuit-breakers, - switch-disconnectors, - disconnectors, - earthing switches, - instrument transformers, - surge arresters, - bushings, - cable sealing ends, - capacitors. It is not the object of this standard to prescribe dielectric type tests because the withstand voltagesShow More
Description: substations as at electric power plants as an insulator in circuit breakers and switchgear. The gas is also used in magnesium production and semiconductor manufacturing. SF6 is harmful to the environment. It has a 24,000 times higher global warming potential than CO2 emissions - more than any other
- Operating Temperature Range: -40 to 932 F
- Spectral Range: 10.3 to 10.7 microns
- Accuracy: 2 ±% Full Scale
- Detector Type: Array
Description: breakers using SF-6 gas. It is available in open, closed and delayed power transition modes of operation. The Group 5 Controller is standard and the system is available in a NEMA 3R enclosure.
- Style: Ground Mounted
- Maximum Current Rating: 600 amps
- Switch Control: Automatic Transfer Control
- Features: UL Listed
Supplier: GE Grid Solutions
Description: HYpact Hybrid compact switchgear assembly HYpact is a hybrid compact switchgear assembly that typically consists of circuit breakers, disconnectors, and earthing switches located in a common gas tank. Current and voltage transformers can be added and the standard SF6 to air bushings can
- Style: Ground Mounted
- Phase: Three-Phase
- Maximum Voltage: 72500 to 170000 volts
- Main Device: Breakers
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Tungsten Copper Electrical Contacts
Tungsten copper (WCu) is used for arcing contacts in SF6 circuit breakers for ultra-high, high and medium voltage applications. At the heart of the switching chamber, WCu contacts are exposed to extreme mechanical and thermal loads: When the circuit is opened and closed, the arc starts directly at the switch contacts at a temperature of up to 20 000 °C. Tungsten-copper is popular because of its combination of unique material properties. A high level of temperature resistance is one of the most... (read more)
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Haskel International LLC
Custom Liquid and Gas Systems
conditioning equipment. Oxygen transfer and pressurization of accumulators. CFC refrigerant and halon fire extinguishing substance recovery and charging. SF-6 recovery and reclaim from circuit breakers. Chemical injection, metering and dosing pumps and packaged systems. Hydraulic or Pneumatic Hose Test Bench. Haskel International puts quality into everything we do. Our products are distributed worldwide, have an excellent reputation for reliability, and are backed by outstanding technical support. Our... (read more)
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SC Hydraulic Engineering Corporation
Self Contained Air Driven Gas Boosters
greater than the common supply cylinder pressure, a gas booster must be used. Depending on which unit is selected, you can boost gas pressure from 300 psi to nearly 20,000 psi. SC gas boosters have other applications such as bottle filling from nitrogen generators and dewars, hydrogas suspension systems, automotive air gas storage systems, aircraft slide chute gas storage; sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) transfer for arc suppression and insulation of cicuit breakers commonly found in the utility... (read more)
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Innovative Sensor Technology IST USA Division
Dew Point Measurement
The IST AG dew point hygrometers are applied to guarantee the function and the process stability in various applications. In electrical circuits like circuit breakers in SF6 Gas, or moisture level control in hydrogen gas to cool generators. The applications in the semiconductor and the medical industry are mainly moisture content control in process gases and in flow and glove boxes. The dew point hygrometer monitors, how compressed air is supplied, where ever applied in the automation industry... (read more)
Browse Moisture Meters Datasheets for Innovative Sensor Technology IST USA Division
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Moisture Measurement in SF6 - A Permanent, Environmentally Safe Solution (.pdf)
Most electric utilities and independent power producers use Sulfur Hexafluoride (SF6) as an arc quenching and insulating gas in high voltage circuit breakers and switchgear installed in their electrical transmission and distribution systems. These circuit breakers require periodic maintenance
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Even so, Westinghouse and Siemens thereafter preferred to concentrate upon 2-pressure SF6 breakers as being more promising for the higher voltage ratings.
Power Circuit Breaker Theory and Design
Fig. 2.1 is the air-blast and SF6 breaker basic geometry, with a flow of gas predominantly along the axis of the arc, but with a radial inward flow upstream and a radial outward flow downstream.
IEEE Guide for Investigation, Analysis, and Reporting of Power Circuit Breaker Failures - Redline
Two pressure SF6 breakers have several additional failure modes compared to single pressure circuit breakers.
Bibliography of Gas Insulated Substations
Graf, "ITRV Modification by Interaction Between SF6 Breaker and the559 B. W. Swanson and R. M. Roidt, "^Thermial Analysis of an SF6 Circuit Breaker .
Theoretical and experimnental studies of the critical line length for the interruption of short-line faults
A time constant r of 0.4 ps was used in both cases, a value which has proved to be realistic for SF6 breakers .
Practical Problems on SF6 Gas Circuit Breakers
As is well known, high pressure SF6 gas liquefies at a low tem- perature and this will be a problem for double pressure type SF6 breaker , where the high pressure region utilizes 12 .
A New Line of Dead Tank SF6 High Voltage Circuit Breakers
This paper is a description of a new design of dead tank SF6 breaker shown in Figure 1, with emphasis upon the engineering aspects that will contribute to lower field service and maintenance requirements.
Advances in High Voltage Engineering
That is, the axial stress on the H1 porcelain for the SF6 breaker would be about 180 kV r.m.s. per metre during arduous synchronising conditions.
CR4 - Thread: Servicing Siemens make SF6 breaker
Servicing Siemens make SF6 breaker .
CR4 - Thread: Opening of 132kV Breaker with Very Low SF6 Pressure
Pathfinder Tags: Emergency Opening of SF6 breaker SF6 breaker SF6 breaker lock out .
The Voltage Distribution Characteristics of a Hybrid Circuit Breaker During High Current Interruption
As shown in the two figures, the vacuum breaker withstands TRV first; the SF6 breaker then soon takes up a little TRV, and it is broken down for a weak dielectric strength when the vacuum breaker is first broken down.
A 500-kV Circuit Breaker Using SF6 Gas
A special mechanism, designied for the new SF6 breakers , gives them an interrupting time of 2 cycles.
DC current interruption in HVDC SF6 gas MRTB by means of self-excited oscillation superimposition
 A. Lee, P. G. Slade, K. H. Yoon, J. Porter, and J. Vithayathil, “The de- velopment of a HVDC SF6 breaker ,” IEEE Trans.