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circuit breaker remote racking tool designed for a specific circuit breaker type/style. Single-Use Portable Remote Racking Tools

Each CBS ArcSafe RRS-3 Single-Use Remote Racking System is a portable, standalone device designed to remotely rack a single type/style circuit breaker.

These inexpensive, single-application remote breaker racking systems allow the operator to use a hand-control unit to install and remove a breaker while standing up to 300 feet away.

RRS-3 units are most commonly assisted by strong magnets, meaning that no modifications are required to your switchgear. This also allows operators to easily move the RRS-3 from one breaker to another.

Each RRS-3 is custom built to interface with your specfic circuit breaker and is provided with a RSO-IV remote switch operator which is required for its operation. A radio remote control is also available.

Circuit Breaker Compatibility

The RRS-3 is compatible with the following circuit breaker models:


Model #
Manufacturer / Compatibility

ABB Type ADVAC vacumm circuit breakers

RRS-3 AKD (ME) General Electric (GE) AK-1-50 and AK-2-50 air circuit breakers
RRS-3 AKD-5 General Electric (GE) AK-2A-50, AK-2A-75, and AK-2A-100 air circuit breakers
RRS-3 AKD-5 (S) General Electric (GE) AK-2A, AK-3A, AK-15, and AK-25 air circuit breakers
RRS-3 AKD-6 General Electric (GE) AKR air circuit breakers
RRS-3 AKD-8 General Electric (GE) AKD-8 air circuit breakers (AKR/AKRU-6D/10D-30/50)
RRS-3 AKD-8 (L) General Electric (GE) AKR-6D, AKR-10D, AKR-75, and AKR-100 air circuit breakers
RRS-3 AKD-8 (S General Electric (GE) AKR-6D, AKR-10D, and AKR-30S air circuit breakers
RRS-3 AKD-10 (L) General Electric (GE) Wave Pro WPS/WPH/WPX 32/40/50 and EntelliGuard EGS/EGH/EGX 32/40/50 air circuit breakers
RRS-3 AKD-10 (S) General Electric (GE) Wave Pro WPS/WPH/WPX 08/16/20 and EntelliGuard EGS/EGH/EGX 08/16/20 air circuit breakers
RRS-3 AMH General Electric (GE) Type AMH-4.76-100/250/350-OD/1D
RRS-3 DB 75/100 Westinghouse DB 75 and DB 100 air circuit breakers
RRS-3 DHP/DVP (S) Westinghouse Type DHP/DVP - 50DHP75, 1200 A; 50DHP250, 1200-2000 A; 50DHP350, 1200-2000 A
RRS-3 DS Cutler-Hammer/Eaton/Square D/Westinghouse DS/DSL/DSII/DSLII 206/206S/416/416S/420/632/840 air circuit breakers
RRS-3 Emax ABB/Sace Emax E1-E6 air circuit breakers
RRS-3 H/H-1 Federal Pacific Electric (FPE) H/H-1 25, 50, 75, 100 H/H-1/HF/HF-1 air circuit breakers
RRS-3 H-2/H-3 Federal Pacific Equipment (FPE) H-2/HL-2 25, 35, 50, 65, 75, 100 H/HL-2 and H-3/HL-3 30, 42, 50, 65, 75, 100 H/HL-3 air circuit breakers
RRS-3 HK Remote Racking Solution for HK-Style Circuit Breakers
RRS-3 KB/KC ITE KB, KB-E, KB-G, KC, KC-E, and KC-G air circuit breakers
RRS-3 KL (L) ABB/BBC/ITE K-Line K-3000(S) and 4000(S) air circuit breakers
RRS-3 KL (S) ABB/BBC/ITE K-Line K-225(S), 600(S), 800(S), 1200(S), 1600(S), and 2000(S) air circuit breakers
RRS-3 LA Allis-Chalmers/Siemens-Allis LA/LAF1600/1600A/1600AF/1600B/2000/2000A air circuit breakers
RRS-3 LA (L) Allis-Chalmers/Siemens-Allis LA/LAF 3000/3000A/3200/3200A/4000/4000A/4000B/4000F air circuit breakers
RRS-3 LA (S) Allis-Chalmers/Siemens-Allis LA/LAF600/600A/600AF/600B/600F/800/800A/800B air circuit breakers
RRS-3 LK ABB/BBC/ITE LK/LKD/LKE 8/16/20/25/32/40/42 air circuit breakers
RRS-3 MB II General Electric (GE) Magne-Blast AM 4.16/5/7.2/13.8/15 air/vacuum circuit breakers with clip-in elevating motor
RRS-3 MDS Eaton/Cutler-Hammer MDS 08/16/20/30/32/40/50 air circuit breakers
RRS-3 Compact NS Low-voltage Merlin-Gerin/Schneider circuit breakers
RRS-3 NT Merlin Gerin/Schneider/Square D Masterpact NT 08/10/12/16 air circuit breakers
RRS-3 NW Merlin Gerin/Schneider/Square D Masterpact NW 08/16/20/30/40/50/60 air circuit breakers
RRS-3 PBII General Electric (GE) Type PowerBreak II 800, 1600, 2500, 3000, & 4000 A
RRS-3 PowlVac Powell Electrical Manufacturing PowlVac PV-style circuit breakers compatible with all standard PowlVac PV style circuit breakers with current ratings from 1200-3000A
RRS-3 RL(L) Siemens/Siemens-Allis RL/RLE/RLF3200/4000/5000 air circuit breakers
RRS-3 RL(S) Siemens/Siemens-Allis RL/RLE/RLF/RLI 800/1600/2000 air circuit breakers
RRS-3 SecoVac (IEEE) General Electric (GE) SecoVac VB2+ vacuum circuit breaker
RRS-3 VB General Electric (GE) VB-4.16, VB-7.2, and VB-13.8 vacuum circuit breakers
RRS-3 VCP Westinghouse VCP-style circuit breakers with current ratings of 1200A-3000A and voltage ratings of 5kV-15kV (includes 50VCP, 75VCP, and 150VCP)
RRS-3 VCPW Cutler-Hammer/Eaton/Westinghouse 50VCP-W, 75VCP-W, and 150VCP-W vacuum circuit breakers
RRS-3 VR Schneider/Square D VR05, VR08, and VR15 vacuum circuit breakers



Radio Remote Pendant Station Specifications

CBS ArcSafe also offers a radio remote option that allows for operation up to 300 feet away without the need for an extension cable. The radio remote option also allows for closed-door racking to occur once the RRS-3 has been attached to the breaker.

  • 2 control buttons
  • Operating distance: 300 feet
  • Frequency: 310-320 MHz
  • Security coding: 128-bit framing protocol with 32-bit serial number embedded; error detection and correction encoded
  • Environmental rating: IP65
  • Temperature rating: -35° to 75° C (-31° to 167° F)
  • TX size: 5.2" x 1.75" x 0.9"
  • TX weight: 5 ounces

Remote Switch Operator

Model RRS-3 requires the RSO-IV to operate. All RRS-3 units come with the RSO-IV.

With the RSO-IV, a service technician can remotely operate on RRS-3 remote racking device for circuit breakers from a safe distance.

By allowing service personnel to stand outside the arc-flash boundary, the CBS ArcSafe RSO-IV for the RRS-3 reduces the need for a full-body arc flash hazard suit.

Some units will require the RSO-IV-NW; the RSO-IV-NW is an extension of the RSO-IV that allows the operator to operate interlocks.




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