PKE electronic motor protection circuit breaker
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PKE electronic motor protection circuit breaker

Thanks to their special features, the Eaton Moeller series motor-protective circuit breakers with electronic overload protection complement the PKZ range and offer a good alternative to MCBs with bimetallic strips. Due to the compact and modular design featuring plug-in trip blocks, they offer maximum flexibility in the current range up to 65 A. By adding the PKE-XTUCP trip blocks, you can quickly turn a PKE motor-protective circuit breaker into a PKE circuit breaker for system and cable protection.

Trip classes:
greater than - equal to CLASS 10

Core features

  • Hand-operated motor-protective circuit breaker in accordance with IEC/EN 60947-4-1, VDE 0660 Part 102
  • Rotary handle with ON & OFF switch-position indicator
  • Push-in trip block up to 65 A with visible isolating distance
  • If used in conjunction with the appropriate accessories, the circuit breaker can be turned into main switch or emergency-stop switch in accordance with EN 60204 and/or VDE 0113
  • Isolating characteristics in accordance with IEC/EN 60947-3
  • UL/CSA (including Types E and F) approvals for the North American market
  • SmartWire-DT integration
  • Short-circuit proof up to 100 kA (400 V) up to 32 A, 50 kA (400 V) up to 65 A
  • Circuit breaker width: 45 mm up to 36 A / 55 mm up to 65 A

The PKE as part of the xStart system

Many applications require an auxiliary contact with different contact configurations for interlocking and signaling. By using a motor starter, however, it becomes possible to implement a more direct, safe and efficient control design.

All the information at your fingertips thanks to SmartWire-DT

Via SmartWire-DT, the PKE motor starter combinations can be easily integrated into any automation environment. By enhancing data transparency, SmartWire-DT increases the efficiency and reliability of the drives in the vicinity of the motor-protective circuit breaker.

Energy efficiency is currently a hot topic

With Eaton, your systems are automatically compliant with the ErP directive in a simple, fast and economical way, while significantly reducing your energy costs.

Expertise that we are happy to share - the Eaton Moeller series

Eaton has been manufacturing the PKZ motor-protective circuit breaker since 1932. Since then, our ideas and innovations have made a major contribution to advances in motor protection. In this regard, the name PKZ not only stands for quality, but has also become a synonym for motor-protective circuit breakers among experts.

PKE motor-protective circuit breaker

For the current range up to 65 A, Eaton’s Moeller series PKE motor-protective circuit breakers with electronic overload protection offer a good alternative to MCBs with bimetallic strips

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