Emergency Circuit Breaker Repair

For health and food, you can expect 24/7 service. It’s not usually what you would expect out of a circuit breaker company. But when things fail and break, Electric Control has you covered, no matter the day or time. It … Continue reading

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Circuit Breaker Rebuild and Inspection Process

OUR PROVEN PROCEDURE FOR REBUILDING CIRCUIT BREAKERS All circuit breakers and switchgear are completely rebuilt and tested in accordance with the following procedure: • Complete disassembly • Inspection of each part for physical and electrical integrity. • Close inspection of … Continue reading

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Load Break Switches – A History by Manufacturer

Westinghouse and Cutler-Hammer WLI Load Break Switches: Westinghouse has been making load break switches since 1950, with 5KV-15KV the most popular sizes. The earliest switches actually were non-load break types, and were called Westinghouse LBF switches, while the next generation … Continue reading

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Electric Control Merger Changes Future of Circuit Breakers

When two great entities merge into one, both the newly formed company and the consumer benefit. It’s no different in the world of circuit breakers. After over a half of a century serving the refurbished and rebuilt circuit breaker needs … Continue reading

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WE HAVE YOUR BUCKETS RIGHT HERE………..

So you’re the new Procurement Manager for a large industrial manufacturing company, and your Chief Maintenance Engineer walks into your office saying he needs buckets and parts for a Motor Control Center that was considered new during an era that … Continue reading

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The Value of Circuit Breaker Evaluation

When your car suffers a mechanical breakdown or you have an accident, unless your last name is Rockefeller you don’t run out and buy a new one, you take it in for an estimate and have it repaired. If you’re … Continue reading

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Charging Motors for Circuit Breakers

Charging motors became popular for use in Air circuit breakers around 1960. Circuit breaker charging motors allowed closing springs to charge (compress) prior to closing the contacts, which allowed breakers to become stored energy type breakers – which means they … Continue reading

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Circuit Breaker Parts – Parts are Good

Having one of the largest inventories of circuit breakers (over 200,000 square feet) means that we also have one of the largest selections of circuit breaker parts in stock too. Parts are created from rebuilding circuit breakers for customers. When … Continue reading

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Circuit Breaker Inventory – Bigger is Better

Having one of the largest inventory’s of switchgear and circuit breakers in the world is good thing. Not only does it ensure that you will have the most of the GE, Westinghouse, ABB, circuit breakers that people will call you … Continue reading

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Used Circuit Breakers

When industrial circuit breakers or power plant circuit breakers fail, the replacement cost can be astronomical. All too often businesses and commercial industries believe their old circuit breaker is out of stock, cannot be refurbished, and as a result, they … Continue reading

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