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BCVB Vertical Break Disconnector up to 800 kV


The Alstom Grid BCVB is a vertical break disconnector which reduces phase spacing to a minimum.

Main characteristics 

  • Rated voltage from 420 to 800kV
  • Double movement of the blade ensures high short circuit rating and excellent ice breaking
  • Reliable in adverse operating conditions: -50°C to +50°C
  • Operation under 0 to 20 mm ice
  • Rotating shafts supported by two roller bearings, not bushings
  • Factory adjusted live parts
  • Internal counter balancing mechanism for smooth operation

Key Benefits 

  • Proven reliability
  • Safe and easy to operate
  • Very robust
  • Minimum phase-to-phase spacing
  • Maintenance free design
  • Full set of accessories available