Circuit breaker remote racking systems and remote switch operators are manufactured by CBS ArcSafe
Remote Racking Systems For Circuit Breakers
Remote Switch Operator and Actuators
Handheld Motorized Circuit Breaker Racking Device

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CBS ArcSafe® universal circuit breaker remote racking systems increase arc flash safety by enabling the service technician to rack low and medium voltage draw-out circuit breakers while standing outside the arc flash protection boundary. A handheld, motorized circuit breaker racking device is also available.
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Circuit breaker remote racking system in use
By permitting the automatic racking of the circuit breaker from a remote location, the CBS ArcSafe® circuit breaker remote racking system replaces the manual racking operation and removes the operating personnel from manual contact with the circuit breaker, thus increasing safety from arc flash hazards.

RSS-1 circuit breaker remote racking system
CBS ArcSafe Model RRS-1
Remote Racking System
with screw jack mechanism

CBS ArcSafe RSS-2 remote racking system for circuit breakers
CBS ArcSafe Model RRS-2
Remote Racking System
with extraction mechanism

RSS-1 circuit breaker remote racking system in use with GE AKD-8 switchgear
Model RRS-1 in use
with GE AKD-8 switchgear
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Features of the CBS ArcSafe Remote Racking System include:
  • Compatible with low and medium voltage circuit breakers produced by all the major switchgear manufacturers
  • Accommodates horizontal and vertical racking air, SF6, oil and vacuum circuit breakers
  • No modifications to the switchgear or circuit breaker are required
  • Remote operation places operator outside the arc flash protection boundary
  • Reduces the need for a full-body arc flash hazard suit
  • Height and angle of the drive is easily adjusted
  • Quick release drive shafts and couplings simplify setup
  • Over-racking protection is provided
  • Battery operated with built-in charger
  • AC over DC intelligent power system insures adequate power system is available to complete any racking operation
  • Hand-truck design provides easy mobility

Service personnel safety is enhanced because they can rack draw-out circuit breakers while standing outside the arc flash protection boundary, thus reducing the need for a full-body arc flash hazard suit.

Use this link for more details on CBS ArcSafe remote racking systems.

Click here to view online videos of the remote racking systems in use.

Remote Switch Actuators
Using the CBS ArcSafe remote switch operator, service personnel can operate, trip, and close release circuit breakers from a safe distance. Used with a common control unit, remote switch actuators are available for numerous types and styles of pushbutton and pistol grip control switches.

remote switch operator control unit   remote switch actuator for pistol grip control switches
Remote switch operator control unit shown together with the remote actuator for pistol grip switch.

This link provides more details on the remote switch operator and actuators.

View information on the latest Remote Switch Operator control console and actuator which provides your service personnel the ability to remotely Charge, Close, and Trip your circuit breakers outside the arc flash hazard boundary. Radio Remote is the newest option.

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It utilizes a high torque motor to rack circuit breakers at approximately the same speed as a human operator, but without the issue of operator fatigue.

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