AC Switchgear (Indoor)

BSR Retrofit

An OEM designed retrofit circuit breaker for both the BRUSH Switchgear VSI range of Oil Circuit Breakers and the VMV vacuum Circuit Breaker, to IEC 62271-100.

Overview

The BSR is an OEM designed retrofit circuit breaker for both the BRUSH Switchgear VSI range of Oil Circuit Breakers and the VMV vacuum Circuit Breaker, to IEC 62271-100.

BRUSH Switchgear is proud of its heritage in the VSI, VTD & VMV range of switchgear, which continue to work at the highest standards today. Technological advances have allowed us to improve further and offer our customers a circuit breaker that boasts the award-winning magnetic actuator technology with vacuum interrupters.

The BSR circuit breaker offers a new lease of life for existing switchgear with this effective retrofit solution. The BSR is designed for 10,000 operations and a life expectancy of 30 years. It is designed for retrofitting into existing switchboards without the need for panel modification.

Key benefits

Custom Engineered Solutions
Asset Life Extension
Lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
Proven Design
ENGINEERING FOCUS

Upgrading obsolete designs to modern standards

Retrofit Solutions for:

1: VSI/VTD Circuit Breaker, designed in 1963

2: VMV Circuit Breaker, designed in 1990

Technical Specifications

PropertyRating
Rated Normal Current630A/1250A/2000A
Rated Voltage12kV
Lightning Impulse Withstand Voltage75/95kVP
Short Duration Power Frequency Withstand Voltage28kV
Rated Frequency50Hz
Rated Short-Time Withstand Current25kA for 3 secs
Rated Peak Withstand Current62.5kA Peak
Making Current (peak)62.5kA
Symmetrical Breaking Current25kA
Rated Short-Time Current25kA (3 sec)
Rated Auxiliary Voltages30, 48/50, 110/125 V dc
Minimum opening time/closing time33/76ms
Normal Operations10,000
Weight211Kg

Key Features

Easy Installation
No civil works required and existing HV cabling remains undisturbed
Enhanced Safety
Removes requirement for oil in the system
Longevity
Considerable life extension of the existing switchgear
Low Cost of Ownership
Virtually no maintenance and increased asset life
Hassle Free
Uses existing design of primary and automatic secondary contacts
ENA Compliant
Improved panel interlocking to latest requirements

Switchgear Services

From initial system analysis, to design, engineering, supply, installation, commissioning and upgrades of equipment through to repurposing or decommissioning. We provide lifecycle management and support.

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BRUSH has a global reputation for service excellence and dedicated customer support. Whether it’s the provision of parts or the delivery of service support in the field, at the customer’s premises or at our network of Service Workshops.

With a wealth of experience and knowledge expanding over more than 145 years, the capabilities of BRUSH are endless and service unrivalled, with engineers stationed worldwide and spare parts ready 24/7/365, it is a truly global organisation.