December 15, 2008, Blue Island, Ill. -- G&W Electric Company, Blue Island, IL, extends its line of SF6 insulated, load and fault interrupting switches to include a 25kA symmetrical interrupting design.
Trade named Vantage™, these switches are fully tested to the latest industry standards including ANSI C37.60, ANSI C37.74 and IEC 62271-201 for arc resistance. Open/close switching with integral ground position simplifies system grounding procedures.
Large viewing windows help verify switch contact position for operating personnel. Designs are available for both padmount and vault applications. Switches are hookstick or rope operable.
G&W is a ISO 9001:2000 certified global supplier of SF6 load and fault interrupting switchgear; automatic transfer and distribution automation control packages;
distribution and transmission cable terminations and joints; and current limiting protectors through 38kV, 5000A continuous.