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Metal-Clad Switchgear — VacClad-W — Medium Voltage

5.0-1

       

Drawout Vacuum Breakers

                                                     

June 2006

Sheet 0285

                                                         
                                                             
       

Contents

                                                     

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Metal-Clad Vacuum Breaker Switchgear (VacClad-W) — Medium Voltage

     
       

General Description

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5.0-2

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& 15 kV Switchgear — 36-Inch Wide

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5.0-4

 
       

Arc Resistant Switchgear

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5.0-7

1

       

5

kV Switchgear — 26-Inch Wide

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5.0-8

 
       

27

kV Switchgear.

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5.0-9

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38

kV Switchgear.

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5.0-10

       

Partial Discharge Sensing and Monitoring

                                           

5.0-14

3

       

Technical

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5.0-17

       

Circuit Breakers .

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5.0-17

 
       

Switchgear .

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5.0-24

4

       

Surge Protection

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5.0-26

 
       

. Relays — Device Numbers, Type and Function

Control

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5.0-32

5.0-34

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Main-Tie-Main Arrangements

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5.0-36

6

       

Layout Dimensions

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5.0-38

 
       

5

and 15 kV.

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5.0-38

 
       

27

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5.0-48

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. Transfer Switches — Medium Voltage

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5.0-50

. See Section 12

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Specifications See Eaton’s Cutler-Hammer Product Specification Guide on enclosed CD-ROM:

9

       

1995

CSI

Format:

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Section 16346

 
       

2004

CSI

Format:

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Section 26 13 13

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VacClad-W Metal-Clad Switchgear

                                                     

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CA08104001E

     

For more information visit: www.EatonElectrical.com

                                                       

5.0-2

Metal-Clad Switchgear — VacClad-W — Medium Voltage

           

Drawout Vacuum Breakers — 5 & 15 kV (36-Inch Wide)

           
   

June 2006

Sheet 0286

 

General Description

         

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Application

               

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Eaton’s Cutler-Hammer VacClad-W metal-clad switchgear with Type VCP-W vacuum breakers provides centralized

             

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control and protection of medium voltage power equipment and circuits in industrial, commercial and utility

             

2

installations involving generators, motors, feeder circuits, and trans- mission and distribution lines.

             

3

VacClad-W switchgear is available in maximum voltage ratings from 4.76 kV

             

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through 38 kV, and interrupting ratings as shown below. VacClad-W offers a total design concept of cell, breaker

             

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and auxiliary equipment, which can be assembled in various combinations to satisfy user application requirements.

             

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Two-high breaker arrangements are standard up to 15 kV. One-high arrangements can be furnished when required.

             

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Ratings

               

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Maximum Voltages:

               

4.76

kV, 8.25 kV, 15 kV, 27 kV, 38 kV

             
       

Typical Indoor Assembly with a Breaker Withdrawn on Rails

   
 

Interrupting Ratings:

               

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4.76

4.76

kV: 250 MVA (29 kA)

             
 

kV: 350 MVA (41 kA)

 

Fixed

       
   

500

MVA (63 kA)

 

Stem

       

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8.25

kV: 500 MVA (33 kA)

             
 

15

kV:

500 MVA (18 kA)

             
   

750

MVA (28 kA)

             

11

 

1000

MVA (37 kA)

 

Contacts

       
   

1500

MVA (63 kA)

             

12

27

kV:

kV:

16 kA, 22 kA, 25 kA, 40 kA

 

Bellows

       

38

16 kA, 25 kA, 31.5 kA, 40 kA

 

Shield

       
   

2300

MVA (35 kA)

             

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Continuous Current — Circuit Breakers:

 

Movable

       
 

1200

4000

1200

600 A, 1200 A, 1600 A, 2000 A,

A, 2000 A, 3000 A (5 and 15 kV)

 

Stem

       
 

A Forced cooled (5 and 15 kV)

             

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A, 2000 A, (27 kV)

2500 A (38 kV)

     

Support Gasket Only (Seal Formed by Bellows)

 

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3000

A Forced cooled (38 kV)

VCP-W Breaker Element

Cut-away View of Vacuum Interrupter

 

Continuous Current — Main Bus:

 

(Enlarged to Show Detail)

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1200

4000

1200

A, 2000 A, 3000 A (5 and 15 kV)

Advantages

           
 

A (5 and 15 kV)

 

given to material quality and maximum

Maintenance requirements are

 

A, 2000 A (27 kV)

possible use was made of components

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1200 A, 2000 A, 2500 A, 3000 A (38 kV)

Eaton’s electrical business has been manufacturing metal-clad switchgear

for over 50 years, and vacuum circuit breakers for over 30 years. Tens of thousands of Cutler-Hammer vacuum

circuit breakers, used in a wide variety of

proven over the years in Cutler-Hammer switchgear.

minimized by the use of enclosed

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applications, have been setting industry performance standards for years.

long-life vacuum interrupters. When maintenance or inspection is required,

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With reliability as a fundamental goal, Eaton engineers have simplified the VacClad-W switchgear design to mini- mize problems and gain trouble-free performance. Special attention was

the component arrangements and drawers allow easy access. VacClad- W’s light weight simplifies handling and relocation of the breakers.

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For more information visit: www.EatonElectrical.com

     

CA08104001E

           

Metal-Clad Switchgear — VacClad-W — Medium Voltage

5.0-3

           

Drawout Vacuum Breakers — 5 & 15 kV (36-Inch Wide)

June 2006

Sheet 0287

 
     

General Description

   

Standards

       

Breaker frame remains grounded

interrupter moving stem. Only peri-

 

Eaton’s Cutler-Hammer VacClad-W switchgear meets or exceeds ANSI/ IEEE C37.20.2 and NEMA SG-5 as they apply to metal-clad switchgear. The assemblies also conform to Cana-

during levering and in the connected position. Coding plates are provided to ensure only correct breaker rating can be installed in cell.

odic visual inspection is required to verify that the contacts have not worn out. A simple visual means, T-cutout, is provided to verify by simple visual

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dian standard CSA -C22.2 No. 31-M89, and EEMAC G8-3.2. Type VCP-W vac-

Quality Assurance Certificate is included with each circuit breaker.

inspection that the loading springs are applying proper pressure to the

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uum circuit breakers meet or exceed

Easy-to-see contact erosion indicator

contacts when the breaker is closed.

 

all ANSI and IEEE standards applicable

is provided as standard on the vacuum

 

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to ac high voltage circuit breakers rated on symmetrical current basis. All assemblies are tested, or qualified by

Type VCP-W Vacuum Circuit Breaker (5/15 kV Shown)

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analysis based on actual testing done on similar equipment, to conform to Zone 4 seismic requirements of IBC and California Building Code Title 24. CSA and UL listings are available.

 

Front Accessible Stored Energy Mechanism

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Features — Vacuum Circuit Breaker

Vacuum Interrupter

Ratings Plate

5

High power laboratory tests prove

 

Manual Spring

 
 

VCP-W breakers are capable of 50 to

Breaker Operations

Charge Socket

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200 full fault current interruptions.

Counter

Spring Charged/

 

Patented V-Flex (stiff-flexible) current transfer from the vacuum

Breaker Main Contacts Open/Closed Status

Discharged Status

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interrupter moving stem to the

 

Code Plates

 
 

breaker primary disconnecting

Breaker Ground Contact

Breaker Latch Handle

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contact is a non-sliding/non-rolling design, which eliminates maintenance required with the sliding/rolling

 

Manual Push-to-Close & Open Pushbuttons

 
 

type transfer arrangements. The V-Flex system provides excellent

Front View

 

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electrical and thermal transfer,

Vacuum

Primary

 

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and long vacuum interrupter life.

Interrupter

Disconnecting

 

Easy inspection and accessibility is

Pole Unit

Contacts

   
 

afforded by a front mounted stored

   

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energy operating mechanism. The same basic mechanism is used on all ratings, which requires a mini-

   

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mum investment in spare parts. All VCP-W circuit breakers are hori-

     
 

zontal drawout design, which pro-

   

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vides connect, test and disconnect position. A latch secures the breaker in the connected and disconnected/

   

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test position. 5/15/27 kV breakers can be fully withdrawn on extension

Breaker

   
 

rails for inspection and maintenance

Wheel

 

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without the need for a separate lift-

Patented

   
 

ing device. 38 kV circuit breaker is

V-Flex System

   
 

designed to roll directly on the floor.

Rear View

Contact Erosion Indicator

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All breaker functions, indicators

     
 

and controls are grouped on an easily accessible panel on front of the breaker.

   

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Trip-free interlocks prevent moving a closed circuit breaker into or out of the connected position.

   

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Breaker cannot be electrically or mechanically closed when in the intermediate position.

   

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Closing springs automatically dis- charge before moving the circuit breaker into or out of the enclosure.

   

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Patented V-Flex System

T-Cutout

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CA08104001E

     

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5.0-4

   

Metal-Clad Switchgear — VacClad-W — Medium Voltage

         
   

Drawout Vacuum Breakers — 5 & 15 kV (36-Inch Wide)

         
     

June 2006

Sheet 0288

     

General Description — Switchgear

       

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Features — Switchgear Assembly

Circuit Breaker Compartment

The mechanism for levering the breaker is a unique cell mounted

A silver-plated copper ground bus provided on the levering pan assembly is engaged by a spring loaded ground contact on the circuit

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VacClad is a Metal-Clad Design

design. It incorporates all the safety

breaker to ensure that the circuit

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Eaton’s Cutler-Hammer VacClad Switchgear is an integrated assembly of drawout vacuum circuit breakers,

interlocks to render the breaker mechanically and electrically trip- free during the levering procedure.

breaker remains grounded through- out its travel.

2

bus and control devices coordinated electrically and mechanically for

Type VCP-W Metal-Clad Switchgear Assembly (5/15 kV Shown)

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medium voltage circuit protection and control. The metal-clad integrity provides maximum circuit separation and safety.

           
 

All circuit breakers are equipped

           

4

5

 

with self-aligning and self-coupling primary and secondary disconnect- ing devices, and arranged with

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mechanism for moving it

           

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physically between connected and disconnected positions. All major primary components, such as circuit breaker, voltage trans-

           

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former, control power transformer, and buses are completely enclosed and grounded by metal barriers.

           
   

A

metal barrier in front of the

           

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9

 

circuit breaker and auxiliary drawer ensures that, when in the connected position, no live parts are exposed

Automatic shutters cover primary

           
 

by opening the compartment door.

           

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circuit elements when the remov-

           
   

able element is in the disconnected, test or removed position.

Front View

       

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All primary bus conductors and

           
   

connections are insulated with

 

Automatic Steel Shutters

 

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track-resistant fluidized bed epoxy coating for rated maximum voltage of the assembly.

           

13

Mechanical interlocks are provided

           
   

to maintain a proper and safe operating sequence.

Secondary

         

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Instruments, meters, relays, second- ary control devices and their wiring are isolated, where necessary, by

Disconnect

     

MOC & TOC Switch (Optional)

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grounded metal barriers from all

Ground Bus

     

Under this Cover

   

primary circuit elements.

Levering Screw

       

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VacClad is Corona Free

Assembly

Circuit Breaker Compartment

Code Plates

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Corona emissions within the standard VacClad switchgear assemblies have been eliminated or reduced to very

       

Cell Studs

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low levels by special fabrication and assembly techniques, such as round- ing and buffing of all sharp copper

       

Front

 
 

edges at the joints, employing star

       

Accessible CTs

 

washers for bolting metal barriers,

Primary

         

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and utilizing specially crafted standoff

Insulating Tubes

         

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insulators for primary bus supports. By making switchgear assemblies corona free, Eaton has made its

           

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standard switchgear more reliable.

           
       

Circuit Breaker Compartment Shown with Shutters Opened for Illustration

       

For more information visit: www.EatonElectrical.com

     

CA08104001E

           

Metal-Clad Switchgear — VacClad-W — Medium Voltage

5.0-5

           

Drawout Vacuum Breakers — 5 & 15 kV (36-Inch Wide)

June 2006

Sheet 0289

 
     

General Description — Switchgear

       

Circuit Breaker Compartment (Continued)

 

Control power transformer drawer is mechanically interlocked with the transformer secondary main

Grounding straps are provided in each drawer to automatically ground and discharge primary fuses

i

Each circuit breaker compartment is provided with steel shutters

breaker that requires the main breaker to be opened, so that

when the drawer is withdrawn.

ii

 

(breaker driven) that automatically rotate into position to cover the insulating tubes and stationary cell studs to prevent accidental contact

the primary circuit is disconnected only under no-load when the drawer is withdrawn.

     

1

 

with live primary voltage, when the breaker is withdrawn from the connected position.

Type VCP-W Metal-Clad Switchgear Assembly (5/15 kV Shown)

2

Current transformers installed over the primary insulating tubes,

VT Drawer

     

3

 

located behind the steel shutters,

   

Extension Rail

 
 

are front accessible. Up to four standard accuracy current trans-

VT Secondary Fuses

     

4

 

formers can be installed per phase. Front accessibility permits adding or changing the transformers when

CTP Drawer

     

5

 

the unit is de-energized without breaking high voltage connections and primary insulation.

CPT Secondary Breaker/ Drawer Interlock

     

6

Code plates ensure that only correct

CPT Secondary

       
 

breaker rating can be installed in cell.

Main Breaker

     

7

Auxiliary Compartments

             

5/15 kV VacClad design permits up to four auxiliary drawers in one vertical

Drawout Auxiliaries

   

8

unit (only two shown in the photo).

VT Primary

Extension

Secondary

CPT, 1-Phase

Primary

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These drawers can be used for installing

Fuses

Rail

Terminals

up to 15 kVA

Taps

voltage or control power transformers, or primary fuses. Each drawer can also be configured for use as a battery tray.

       

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Each auxiliary drawer is a horizontal

         
 

drawout design that can be fully

       

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withdrawn on extension rails similar to the breaker, thus allowing front access to auxiliary equipment to permit easy testing and fuse replacement.

       

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A safety shutter (operated by the drawer) is included in each auxiliary drawer compartment.

       

13

 

It automatically operates when

 

CPT Primary

Extension

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2 or 3 VTs

Fuse

 

Rail

 
 

the auxiliary drawer is withdrawn to protect workmen from accidental

VT Drawer Shown Fully Withdrawn on Rails

CPT Drawer Shown Fully Withdrawn on Rails

 
 

contact with the stationary primary

       

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contacts.

   

Primary Fuse

 
     

Grounding Straps

 

Each auxiliary drawer can accom-

   

(Attached to

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modate two voltage transformers,

   

Cell Frame)

 

connected line-to-line (open delta); three voltage transformers, con-

       

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nected line-to-ground; or single-

Secondary

Disconnect

 

Glass Polyester

 
 

phase control power transformer up

 

Shutter Barrier

 
 

to 15 kVA, 15 kV with their associated

Block

     

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primary fuses. Three-phase control power transformer, or single-phase transformers larger than 15 kVA can be fixed mounted within the structure, with their primary fuses

       

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installed in the auxiliary drawer.

Drawer to Cell Frame Ground Contact

Space Heater (Optional for Indoor)

 

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VT/CPT Compartment with VT/CPT Drawer Removed — Inside View

 

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CA08104001E

     

For more information visit: www.EatonElectrical.com

       

5.0-6

 

Metal-Clad Switchgear — VacClad-W — Medium Voltage

         
 

Drawout Vacuum Breakers — 5 & 15 kV (36-Inch Wide)

         
   

June 2006

Sheet 0290

   

General Description — Switchgear

       

i

Rear Compartments

Type VCP-W Metal-Clad Switchgear Assembly (5/15 kV Shown)

 

Rear of each structure is segregated into main bus and cable compart-

Customer’s

         

ii

ments by grounded metal barriers,

Cable Lugs (stress cones not shown)

Power Cables

         

1

as required for a given application. Access to main bus and power cable connections is provided from the rear through removable bolted covers or

Metal Barrier Between Upper and Lower Compartment

         

2

optional rear hinged doors. Cable trough (chimney) is provided to segre- gate upper and lower compartment power cables as required.

           

3

All primary buses (main bus and

           

4

 

line and load runbacks) are 100% conductivity copper, and insulated for rated maximum voltage of the assembly by flame retardant, track-

           

5

 

resistant fluidized epoxy coating. The bolted bus joints are silver- or

 

Breaker Shown in the Connected Position

6

 

optionally tin-plated for positive contact and low resistance, with each joint insulated with easily installed boots. Bus supports

           

7

 

between the adjacent units are

Surge Arresters

         
   

made of high-impact, high-strength,

(Optional)

         
   

track-resistant glass polyester at 5

Cable Barrier

         

8

 

and 15 kV, and epoxy at 27 and 38 kV.

(Chimney)

         
 

Adequate space is available for

           

9

 

cable termination, bus duct connec- tion, installation of zero sequence

Pre-formed Insulating Boots Around Bus Joints

         
   

current transformers, and surge arresters. In two-high arrangement,

Copper Bus, Insulated with Fluidized Epoxy Coating

         

10

 

power cables for each circuit are

Rear View

         
 

separated by metal barriers. A bare copper ground bus is pro-

           

11

 

vided in the rear of each structure, which extend the entire length of the switchgear.

           

12

All control wiring is isolated

   

Breaker Shown in the Test/ Disconnected Position

13

 

from primary circuit elements by grounded metal-conduit or braided metal jacket, with the exception of short lengths of wire such as at

Main Bus Support Between Each Adjacent Unit

         

14

 

instrument transformer terminals.

           
     

Copper Bus,

         
     

Silver or

         

15

   

(Optional)

         
     

Tin Plated

         

16

   

Fluidized

         
     

Epoxy

         
     

Coating

         

17

               

18

               
         

Breaker Shown in the Fully Withdrawn Position

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Main Bus Details

         

20

               

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For more information visit: www.EatonElectrical.com

     

CA08104001E

         

Metal-Clad Switchgear — VacClad-W — Medium Voltage

5.0-7

         

Drawout Vacuum Breakers — 5 & 15 kV (36-Inch Wide)

June 2006

Sheet 0291

 
     

General Description — Switchgear

   

Roll-on-the-Floor Breaker Option

   

i

             

ii

             

1

             

2

             

3

             

4

           

VCP-W Direct Roll-in Breaker with Fixed Wheels

5

             

6

             

7

             

8

             

9

 

Roll-on-the-Floor Switchgear Compartment

 

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An optional direct roll-in breaker designed for use in lower compart-

When using a 1200 or 2000 ampere cir- cuit breaker in the lower compartment,

 

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ment of 5/15 kV indoor and outdoor walk-in aisle switchgear is available for all 5/15 kV VCP-W, VCP-WC and VCP-

the compartment above the breaker can be left blank or used of auxiliaries, such as VTs or single-phase CPT, or

 

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WG circuit breakers. Breaker is fitted with special wheel kit, and compart- ment interface is modified to allow