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The Vacuum Circuit Breaker – Its Inception, How It’s Built, and How It Works

Electrical components like circuit breakers are brilliant feats of engineering, but they can be difficult to understand. Luckily for you, we’ve done our homework on vacuum circuit breakers, and we’re here to tell you all about them. A circuit breaker … Continue reading

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Circuit Breaker Safety Tips

When working with electricity, you need to take some security measures. This includes working with circuit breakers, which are a safety measure themselves.. Circuit breakers switch off to keep a power surge from occurring and potentially causing appliance damage or … Continue reading

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Compatible Circuit Breakers for GE Breaker Boxes

Breaker boxes, sometimes called distribution boards, are used as a foundation for power or electricity distribution to several sources. Frequently used in homes, breaker boxes act as a safety device that regulates the amount of electricity traveling through any outlet. … Continue reading

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Load Break Switches – A History by Manufacturer

Westinghouse and Cutler-Hammer WLI Load Break Switches: Westinghouse began manufacturing load break switches in 1950. 5KV- (is this & or through) 15KV units were their most prominent models on the market. Their earliest models were non-load break types, and were … Continue reading

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Used Circuit Breakers -> GE

Cutler Hammer Circuit Breakers When talking about the manufacturing of high-quality circuit breakers Cutler-Hammer is at the forefront of the conversation. They have been manufacturing breakers and leading the industry since their inception in the 1940’s. When it comes to … Continue reading

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Emergency Circuit Breaker Repair

When looking at health and food, you can expect 24/7 service. This is not usually what you would expect from a circuit breaker company, but here at Circuit Breaker Sales NE we understand how critical it is to keep your … 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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Siemens Allis Circuit Breakers – A Timeline

Siemens Allis Circuit Breakers, formerly known as Allis Chalmers Circuit Breakers were one of the original large manufactures that pioneered the circuit breaker industry. Allis Chalmers, with their 480 volt circuit breakers and also 5KV and 15 KV circuit breakers, … Continue reading

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Circuit Breaker Parts – Parts are Good

Here at Circuit Breaker Sales NE being that we have one of the largest inventories of circuit breakers, over 200,000 square feet we also have one of the largest inventories of circuit breaker parts as well. Parts are created from … Continue reading

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Load Bread Switches – A History by Manufacturer

Westinghouse and Cutler-Hammer WLI Load Break Switches Westinghouse began manufacturing load break switches in 1950, with 5KV-15KV being the most popular sizes. The earliest switches were non-load break types, and were called Westinghouse LBF switches, while the next generation of … Continue reading

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