Category Archives: ABB Circuit Breakers

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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Outdoor Switchgear

Industrial switchgear is created to handle a variety of voltages. It can be located either inside or outside a facility. Locating switchgear outside increases the useable space within a facility, but the equipment must be built specifically to avoid problems … Continue reading

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From ITE to ABB-Reliability Since the 1940s

The evolution of ITE circuit breakers as they became ABB circuit breakers began back in the 1940’s when ITE was one of the first premier circuit breaker manufacturers. What makes it unique today is that this switchgear company was bought and sold so many times, yet continues to put out a reliable, well known circuit breaker gear. Continue reading

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The ITE K-Line and K-Don Circuit Breaker Mounted ITE Switchgear

The ITE K-Line and K-Don Circuit Breaker Mounted ITE Switchgear The ITE Corporation (Inverse Time Element) started in 1895, with a series of open frame air circuit breakers that continued to be used throughout the early 20th century. In the … Continue reading

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ITE Circuit Breakers, BBC Circuit Breakers, ABB Circuit Breakers and ABB Vacuum Breakers

ITE circuit breakers were among the first to be manufactured and production began for the war effort around 1945. ITE air breakers were originally of the dashpot tripping design and mounted on large pieces of slate, which was considered to … Continue reading

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