Ground fault protection circuit breakers
Eaton Corp. has expanded its circuit breaker capabilities to offer enhanced ground fault protection and nonfused current-limiting breaker modules for the Series G circuit breakers with the release of the Earth Leakage Modules and the current-limiting breaker modules.
Eaton Corp. has expanded its circuit breaker capabilities to offer enhanced ground fault protection and nonfused current-limiting breaker modules for the Series G circuit breakers with the release of the Earth Leakage Modules and the current-limiting breaker modules. Equipped with a built-in sensor and ground fault relay, Eaton’s Earth Leakage Modules are designed to protect against equipment damage and increase personnel safety by limiting current. Additionally, the current-limiting breaker modules are designed to meet the increasing capacity of electrical source, providing increased fault currents. They provide advanced system protection during overloads and both low- and high-level short circuits.
Eaton’s current limiter module provides automatic reset after interruption, unlike fused current limiters with a one-time use. Eaton manufactures nonfused current limiting modules in combination with Series G E-Frame breakers with interrupting capacities up to 150 kA at 480 Vac.
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey