switchgear


Also found in: Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

switchgear

(ˈswɪtʃˌɡɪə)
n
(Electrical Engineering) electrical engineering any of several devices used for opening and closing electric circuits, esp those that pass high currents
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
AZZ Electrical Systems said the acquisition of PSI is a key addition to the company's electrical switchgear portfolio.
Pad-mounted Switchgear market is expected to grow from an estimated USD 4.
OEMS and Switchgear Search & Recruiting LLC will partner to promote use of the executive search services contract by all State Agencies, Oklahoma Boards & Commissions, Schools, Counties, Municipalities and Higher Education.
The system analyses behaviour in various operating conditions, generating valuable information on switchgear capacity.
Fawzi Jarrar, general manager of Gulf Dynamic Switchgear, said: "We have achieved a strong growth in 2014 and are bullish about our prospects over the next five years, mainly due to the latent demand in the infrastructure and mixed-use developments in the run-up to Expo 2020.
The FMX range comprises metal-enclosed single-busbar switchgear that uses air and solid insulation and is available in IEC 12 kV and 24 kV versions with ratings up to 2,000 A.
The scope of supply includes 111 single-break circuit breakers from the 8DQ1-GIS switchgear series.
It also has a service centre, Smartech, in addition to the switchgear product segment.
The switchgear and control gear industry in India, currently accounting for ~10% of the overall electrical equipment sector, was valued at INR 135 billion (~USD 2 billion) in FY2013.
Each Emax Link abbreviated switchgear section includes all frame members, panels, barriers and bussing necessary for metal-enclosed construction, requiring only the addition of control devices, side covers, bus splices, wiring and the Emax breakers.
Especially selected for their expertise and technical knowledge, all Rittal partners are experienced in designing and building switchgear and motor control centres for all market segments, such as automotive, commercial and industrial.