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LV Switchgear Required Shutdown

LV Switchgear Required Shutdown

LV Switchgear Required Shutdown


I just want to confirm the duration proposed by the contractor to shutdown a LV switchgear to install two new circuit breakers.
Cable glanding 2 hours for each breaker
Breakers installation 4 hours for each breaker
Cable termination 3 hours for each breaker
Torqueing and tagging 1 hours for each breaker

These are the shutdown activities, the cable pulling, scaffolding, etc. will be pre shutdown.


RE: LV Switchgear Required Shutdown

Caution. I doubt you are safe pulling cables when switchgear is ON! There are things that are only possible when power is off. You might be inviting accidents, IMO.

RE: LV Switchgear Required Shutdown

Ten hrs for two breakers? That sounds more than fair. Your sub guys must not be the sleepy bastards we have.

RE: LV Switchgear Required Shutdown

CAble glanding for LV? in addition to cable termination? Are new switchgear cubicles required or is the installation in existing cubicles?

Is installing the cable included?

RE: LV Switchgear Required Shutdown

If anything, it seems a bit optimistic…

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