IET
Decrease font size
Increase font size
Topic Title: Breaker Mechanism
Topic Summary: Is Actuator really good?
Created On: 24 December 2012 06:20 PM
Status: Read Only
Linear : Threading : Single : Branch
Search Topic Search Topic
Topic Tools Topic Tools
View similar topics View similar topics
View topic in raw text format. Print this topic.
 24 December 2012 06:20 PM
User is offline View Users Profile Print this message



thamee97

Posts: 14
Joined: 13 February 2003

Greetings All,

Breakers with magnetic actuator type mechanism is recently introduced in our distribution network. Though manufacturer claims less moving parts, maintenance etc, we had noticed during site tests that this type draw larger dc currents during operation and operating times especially closing time is abnormally high (in the range of 150ms or more) compared to a spring charge type.

We wish to have your experience of using such breakers. Is bigger operating times has any adverse effect on the network?

Regards
IET » Energy » Breaker Mechanism

Topic Tools Topic Tools
Statistics

See Also:



FuseTalk Standard Edition v3.2 - © 1999-2014 FuseTalk Inc. All rights reserved.