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Master Break Load Interrupter Switch

Master Breaker

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Spike Electric’s Master Break Medium Voltage Load Interrupter Switchgear is at the forefront of electrical technology, designed for exceptional safety and motor control efficiency. This innovative switchgear solution is meticulously engineered to meet the most stringent industry standards, ensuring consistent performance and robust protection across a wide range of industrial settings.

The Master Break Medium Voltage Load Interrupter Switchgear by Spike Electric embodies the company’s commitment to craftsmanship and forward-thinking design. It plays a pivotal role in enhancing electrical networks and boosting operational safety, making it an indispensable component in modern electrical infrastructure upgrades.

Master Break LIS: Applications

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Spike Electric Controls Master Break LIS provides reduced Arc Flash incident energy levels for customers on their existing MV equipment. Operating in three cycles, the fast-acting SecoVac VCB offers a new adds an Arc Flash mitigating solution designed in response to upholding Arc Flash Safety Standards.

Master Break LIS provides reduced Arc Flash incident energy levels for customers on their existing MV equipment.

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Spike Electric’s approach emphasizes energy-efficient innovation, which is clearly demonstrated in their Master Break LIS Medium Voltage Load Interrupter Switchgear. This product highlights its critical role in reducing energy consumption through its advanced design that minimizes energy loss. It integrates seamlessly with renewable energy systems and meets advanced energy efficiency standards, which is essential for promoting sustainable and eco-conscious energy management strategies. The switchgear incorporates cutting-edge insulation technology, refined circuit configurations, and user-friendly interfaces, all of which underscore its superior energy efficiency.

Powerful ABB Technology

Additionally, the Load Interrupter Switches produced by Spike Electric Controls, incorporating ABB technology, represent state-of-the-art electrical solutions that prioritize superior safety and performance in electrical power distribution. These switches are engineered to adhere to the most rigorous electrical industry standards, offering reliable functionality and enhanced safety in diverse industrial environments. By focusing on technological advancement and excellence, these switches are crucial for powering electrical infrastructures, improving efficiency, and raising safety standards within the industry.

Application & Integration

The Master Break Load Interrupter Switchgear by Spike Electric Controls is an ANSI-certified switch ideal for handling medium voltage circuits ranging from 2.4 kV to 15 kV. It is capable of managing up to 600 amperes, making it versatile for various applications, including connecting or disconnecting transformers. Its flexible design supports different distribution needs such as single-circuit transformer control, duplex switching, and selector switch applications. This versatility makes it popular across multiple industries, including oil and gas, pulp and paper, automotive, industrial processes, wastewater treatment, petrochemical, and utilities.

The strategic design and technological integration of the Master Break Medium Voltage Load Interrupter Switchgear and the Load Interrupter Switches by Spike Electric Controls contribute significantly to the enhancement of electrical distribution systems. These innovations not only improve the safety and efficiency of operations but also align with environmental conservation efforts by supporting energy efficiency and integration with renewable resources. This alignment is crucial for industries looking to improve their environmental impact and operational sustainability.

Spike Electric’s Master Break Medium Voltage Load Interrupter Switchgear represents a significant advancement in electrical switchgear technology. With its focus on safety, efficiency, and sustainability, it is designed to meet the demands of contemporary industrial applications and to support the future of energy management. The inclusion of state-of-the-art technologies and adherence to stringent industry standards further solidifies its role as a critical component in upgrading and safeguarding electrical infrastructures globally.

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The Master Break LIS reduces Arc Flash levels to help enhance safety and provides increased flexibility:

  • Reduced Arc Flash levels from the transformer down to the LV system.
  • Use as a main or feeder device which can also be part of a line-up that includes the fusible or unfusible Master Break LIS
  • Relay options that provide upstream and/or downstream communications Maintains the same footprint as the fusible Master Break LIS
  • Protection provided via the latest relay technology including bus and transformer differential options
  • American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Applicable sections of: ANSI/IEEE C37.20.3, C37.20.4, C37.22 – as existing and installed.
  • IEC-62271-200 Standard
  • National Electrical Code (NEC)

Note: The Master Break LIS includes low voltage control wiring from the VD4 Evo circuit breaker and current transformers to terminal blocks located in the LV Compartment. Before energizing, contact Spike Field Services or qualified personnel for wiring and programming of the factoryinstalled SEL-751 feeder protection relay or any customer- specified or provided relays

  • Copper silver-plated bus
  • Full length ground bus
  • Polyester coat paint
  • ANSI 61 paint color (gray)
  • Oversized viewing window
  • Full height inter-phase barriers
  • 11 gauge doors, barriers and covers
  • Generous cable termination area
  • Permanent non-corrosive nameplate
  • Individual doors over switch and fuses
  • Concealed door hinges
  • Switch padlock provisions
  • Key interlock provisions
  • Split rear and side covers
  • Tungsten-tipped arc interrupting blade
  • Mechanical switch and door interlocking
  • Louvered ventilation at top and bottom
  • Safety horizontal barrier
  • Removable filters for louvers
  • Long life space heaters
  • 4″ channel base
  • Sloped roof
  • Bottom closure plates
  • Rodent barriers
  • UL / cUL listing
  • Copper tin-plated bus
  • Insulated bus and bus boots over joints
  • 80kA momentary bus rating
  • Automatic transfer switch
  • Weather resistant
  • Dust resistant
  • NEMA 2 drip-proof enclosure
  • Rear doors (full height or double)
  • Vertical barriers
  • Rodent barriers
  • Bottom closure plates
  • Seismic Zone 4 bracing
  • Tamper resistant hardware
  • Auxiliary switches (2NO-2NC)
  • Thermostat
  • Space heater (standard on outdoor, optional on indoor)
  • Porcelain insulators
  • Customer metering
  • Surge arresters
  • Mimic bus
  • Space heater switch
  • Ground studs
  • Convenience light
  • Duplex receptacle
  • Top hat
  • Run back bus

* Valued Partner Acknowledgment Statement: Spike Electric Controls has partnered with ABB as a Value Add Partner, blending ABB’s cutting-edge technology with our expertise in electrical solutions to elevate industry standards. This partnership aims to globally enhance system efficiency, reliability, and sustainability, delivering sophisticated electrification solutions to our customers. Additionally, this alliance includes dual branding of our Switchgear products and extends ABB’s warranties through Spike’s comprehensive Switchgear solutions, ensuring quality and reliability.