Schneider Electric has released CBGS-0, a gas-insulated switchgear with solid dielectric busbar for applications up to 38 kilovolts, 2,000 A and 31.5kA. Schneider Electric’s CBGS-0 is the latest addition to its portfolio of innovative medium voltage switchgear solutions.
CBGS-0 has been designed to meet the needs of indoor substations, which serve a vital purpose in the broader trend of urbanization and the growth of industry.
With operator safety top of mind, Schneider Electric’s CBGS-0 is designed to empower customers to improve operator safety, using a new standard in safety and innovation through a unique design concept. CBGS-0 includes a grounded and shielded solid insulated bus system, installed in the top rear part of the switchgear, outside the SF6 compartment — this means no gas handling is required during installation, expansions or section replacement. Shielded Solid insulation and sealed-for-life gas tank protect the medium voltage components from aggressive atmospheres, dirt, dust and vermin. The materials used also inhibit oxidation in the busbar and circuit breaker compartments and provide for a stable gas system.
CBGS-0 is also designed to reduce maintenance and downtime, and maximize floor space. The compact and modular switchgear offers both flexibility and a long, low-maintenance service life, making it an ideal choice for those with limited space. The design of the modern switchgear equipment is significantly smaller than legacy models — reducing floor space by up to 60%.