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What is the height of the operating handle for HVL switchgear?

5/15kV - The centerline of the handle mechanism is 54" above the floor for upright switches. Add 4" for NEMA 3R base channel.
For inverted switches the centerline of the handle mechanism is 45" above the floor. Add 4" for NEMA 3R base channel. NOTE: The handle travel range in 20" up and 20" down.

Note for Outdoor units, the operator can stand on the floor above the base channel to operate the switch.


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