Electrical Business

Eaton unveils VCPW-HD medium voltage vacuum circuit breaker

February 4, 2013
By Alyssa Dalton


February 4, 2013 – Eaton has introduced the VCPW-HD medium voltage vacuum circuit breaker for utility, industrial and commercial applications. The new 38kV circuit breaker is designed to protect transformers, capacitor banks, motors, busbar sections, and cable, and engineered to withstand high altitude, shock, vibration and high ambient temperatures. According to Eaton, the VCPW-HD is engineered to reliably switch normal load currents and high-stress fault currents. It also provides current ratings up to 3000A without fan cooling and up to 40 kA.


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