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5-15 kV Medium-voltage metal-enclosed front accessible switchgear

5-15 kV Medium-voltage metal-enclosed front accessible switchgear

Designed for applications at voltages up to 15 kV, Eaton’s MEF is the most flexible, cost-effective and space-efficient medium voltage switchgear available. Offering convenient front access to all components and connections, the metal enclosed switchgear is available in a wide variety of configurations that can be easily scaled for expansion. Its reduced footprint not only allows for space savings of more than 50%, but can be transported using a fork truck or pallet jack, eliminating the need for a crane.

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VOLTAGE CLASS
up to 15 kV
CONTINUOUS CURRENT
up to 2000 A
INTERRUPT RATING
up to 40 kAIC

Core features

  • Designed for applications at voltages up to 15 kV, up to 2000A continuous current and up to 40kA short circuit withstand
  • Convenient, front accessible design enables 5/15kV switchgear to be pushed against wall
  • Available in a wide variety of configurations, standard drawing packages, integrated trips units and reduced clearance installation
  • Integrated trip unit options eliminate need for external power source/short circuit protection 
  • Maintenance-free bus connections save time and money
  • Portable design enables space savings of more than 50% and can be transported using a fork truck or pallet jack, eliminating the need for a crane 
  • Draw out compartments and arc flash modes enhance safety
  • Features insulated primary bus conductors and connections  

Easy front access to components & connections

Unlike traditional switchgear with the cable connection in the rear, the MEF’s front-accessible construction makes it easy for operators to reach all components from the front. The space-saving design can be pushed against the wall.

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