P&B’s range of replacement Reyrolle air breakers and contactors have been designed for total reliability. Utilising a new vacuum contactor and the ABB VC4 vacuum circuit breaker, our Reyrolle retrofits are relied upon for achieving trouble-free performance over many thousands of maintenance free operations.

Type S14(A) Vacuum Contactor Retrofit

Utilising many parts from the original truck, including the original frame, contact arms, racking and interlock mechanism, the Type S14(A) replacement contactor fits perfectly into your existing cubicle with no alterations. All current carrying parts are fully refurbished and re-plated. The unit is completely re-wired to your specific requirements. Many options are available for this unit, often above your original specification.

Retrofit Circuit Breaker Type S14(A) Ratings
Maximum System Voltage kV 3.3
Rated Power Frequency Withstand kV 10
Basic Impulse Level kVp 40
Normal Rated Current A 400
Contactor SC Breaking Current kA rms 10
Short Circuit Breaking Current kA up to 26.3 rms (incl. fuse link)
Short-Time Current kA 3secs 26.3
Mechanical Endurance Performance >10,000 Operations

Type S27(A) Vacuum Circuit Breaker Retrofit

Utilising many parts from the original truck, including the original frame, contact arms, racking and interlock mechanism, the Type S27(A) replacement circuit breaker fits perfectly into your existing cubicle with no alterations to the existing unit. All current carrying parts are fully refurbished and re-plated. The unit is completely re-wired to your specific requirements. Many options including fused versions are available for this unit, often above your original specification.

Retrofit Circuit Breaker Type S27(A) Ratings
Maximum System Voltage kV 3.3
Rated Power Frequency Withstand kV 10
Basic Impulse Level kVp 40
Normal Rated Current A up to 1250A
Short Circuit Breaking Current kA rms 31.5
Short-Time Current kA 3secs. 31.5
Peak Making Current kAp 80
Mechanical Endurance Performance >10,000

S36A Reyrolle retrofit 2

Type S36 & S45 Vacuum Circuit Breaker Retrofit

Utilising many parts from the original truck, including the original frame, contact arms, racking and interlock mechanism, the Type S36 and S45 replacement circuit breakers fit perfectly into your existing cubicle with no alterations to the existing unit. All current carrying parts are fully refurbished and re-plated. The unit is completely re-wired to your specific requirements.

Retrofit Circuit Breaker Type S36 and S45 Ratings
Maximum System Voltage kV 11
Rated Power Frequency Withstand kV 28
Basic Impulse Level kVp 75
Normal Rated Current A 1600 to 3150
Short Circuit Breaking Current kA up to 50 rms
Short-Time Current kA 3secs. 50
Peak Making Current kAp 135
Mechanical Endurance Performance >10,000 Operations
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