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S3CV Vertical Break Disconnector up to 245 kV


The Alstom Grid S3CV is a reduced phase-to-phase distance vertical break switch.

Main Characteristics 

  • Rated voltage from 52 to 245 kV
  • Reliable in adverse operating conditions
  • Rigid and well supported terminal pads permit post insulators and additional space savings
  • Galvanized structural steel channel base assures high strength and rigid design
  • Supplied or easily retro-fitted with 1 or 2 earthing switches
  • Customised solutions available: vertical, underhung and phase-to-phase
  • Can be fitted with arcing horns or higher performing bus transfer contacts

Key Benefits 

  • Proven reliability
  • High performance with reduced phase-to-phase distance
  • Corrosion free materials mean virtually no maintenance
  • Easy start-up and commissioning