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Medium Voltage switchgear panel fault

Medium Voltage switchgear panel fault

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hi everyone,

we have under our facilities a 6kV swgr UNIGEAR ZS1, ABB made. Recently we had a fault in one of our motor starter panels (Fuse contactor VD4 type). The rear part of the contactor compartment is quite damaged.

In the same swgr we have a spare panel identical to the faulty one.

Cable length is not enough for re-connection to the spare panel. So I was wondering if is technically acceptable to prepare a 6kV cable (aprox 10m) for connecting the spare panel and use the cable compartment of the faulty panel as a junction box. All protections will be implemented in the new Spare panel of course.

Thanks



RE: Medium Voltage switchgear panel fault

I would prefair to pull the cable out of the Dameged panel and make a splice in cable room if possible

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