Posts tagged as TD

Fusegear still useful in T&D networks

  In today’s world of advanced digitally controlled protection devices, the use of fusegear in networks may seem archaic and out of place, but there is still a range of applications for this simple protection device, and fuses are used extensively in variety of applications in overhead transmission and distribution (T&D) networks. An enormous variety […]

Type test certification for local switchgear company

  JB Switchgear Solutions, located near Johannesburg, was recently awarded a contract by DRA in Cape Town for the design, manufacture and supply of numerous boards, variable speed drives and soft starters destined for the Elandsfontein Phosphate Mine project, which is currently being developed at a site located near Saldanha in the Western Cape, approximately 95 […]

Applying vacuum switchgear at transmission voltages

  Vacuum switchgear has been in extensive use in distribution systems for 30 years for the making and breaking of (fault) current and the switching of loads of all possible nature. The reliability and performance records of the vacuum switching technology are outstanding in the medium voltage range (up to 52 kV), having led to […]