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      Wildlife and electrical equipment don’t mix

      Find out what could be hiding in your power system and 6 tips for prevention.

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      Improve Power System Reliability and Lower Life Cycle Costs

      Switchgear Modernization Solutions

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          Brochure: LAZER Low Voltage Direct Replacement Program

          Get low voltage direct replacement kits for switchgear upgrades in as little as 7 days. Available for most common OEM types. Read More
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          Brochure: Switchgear Modernization Solutions

          Provides the features and benefits of direct replacement and retrofill solutions. Read More
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          Design Selector Catalog: Circuit Breaker Designs

          Catalog of available low-voltage and medium-voltage direct replacement and retrofill designs. Read More
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        Wildlife and Electrical Equipment Don’t Mix: 6 Tips for Prevention


        Do you know what could be hiding in your electrical system? Read our blog to find out and learn 6 tips to avoid these unwanted guests. Read Blog

        6 Ways To Make Your Electrical Switchgear Smart


        Find out if age really matters when it coming to updating your electrical switchgear to new technology. Read Blog

        Do You Have Concerns About Aging Equipment?


        Start exploring 'My Solutions Map' to get on track for cost-effective modernization solutions with minimal downtime! Learn More

        3D Modeling Tool: Switchgear Modernization Solutions


        This interactive tool enables users to look inside switchgear and learn about the features and benefits of our low-voltage direct replacement solution. Learn More

        White Paper: Switchgear Survival Guide - Ten Tips to Optimize Switchgear and Enhance Reliability


        With increasing dependence on computers and automated processes, most modern facilities cannot afford downtime. Performing proper maintenance on a facility’s electrical equipment can reduce the risk of an unplanned outage and help extend useful life of the asset. In today’s economy, budget constraints on capital improvement projects will mean more reliance on existing equipment maintenance. Learn More

        White Paper: Enhancing Reliability of Legacy Systems with New Generation Low-Voltage Circuit Breaker Upgrades


        Even the best maintained equipment is subject to two key phenomena: (1) Equipment ultimately degrades and reaches the end of its useful life, no matter how much maintenance is performed, and (2) Advances in technology – both in material sciences and microprocessor based controls – facilitate the production of more modern circuit breakers with better performance, reduced maintenance requirements and on-board diagnostics, to name a few features. With the advancements in the design of the new circuit breakers, circuit breakers with older technology are no longer considered sustainable solutions. Learn More

        White Paper: Extend the Life of Existing Switchgear


        Electrical switchgear has two types of components that make up the system, which can be referred to as passive and active. The passive components include such things as the steel framing channels, cover plates, barriers, horizontal and vertical bus structures, as well as components that make up the mechanical structure of the equipment. The critical active components are the power circuit breakers or fused devices that comprise the overcurrent protective system. Learn More

        Webinar (On-Demand): Modernization Solutions Improve Power System Reliability and Lower Life-cycle Costs


        Viewers will be given an overview of cost-effective modernization and upgrade options that will improve electrical reliability and extend the life of existing equipment with minimal downtime. Learn More

        Addressing Electrical Safety Concerns Yields Added Benefit for Utility


        Modernizing legacy switchgear also improves electrical reliability. Learn More

        Hope Creek Generating Station


        The circuit breakers at this 1,219 MW nuclear power plant had been in use since the facility opened in 1986. After carefully evaluating all options, including whether to refurbish the existing circuit breakers or opt for a total replacement, facilities management secured approvals for modernizing the existing switchgear with Masterpact NW direct replacement circuit breakers. Learn More

        Circuit Breaker Retrofill Project Modernizes Electrical Distribution for Automobile Manufacturer


        The plant’s two primary switchgear lineups were installed in the early 1950s. Though they were still operational, the age of the circuit breakers connected to the 2,000 amp bus in both lineups, along with the elevator-like system used to remove them from the switchgear for maintenance,increased risk for the plant’s electricians. Learn More

        Schneider Electric US Services Modernization Selector


        Get 24/7 access for modernization solutions on aging electrical equipment. Discover
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        • Ecofit Installation Services from Schneider Electric

          The next generation of low-voltage circuit breakers is here! If you're a U.S. customer, it’s time for you to upgrade with ECOFIT™ Installation Services because Masterpact M, Square D Type SE and Square D Type DS have been replaced by Masterpact NT/NW.