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Specifications

Standards

Eaton reclosers are designed and tested in accordance with the following ANSI standards: C37.60 and C37.85 and ANSI Guide C37.61

Ratings

    15-8-400
15-12-630
15-12-800
27-8-400
27-12-630
27-12-800
38-8-400
38-12-630
38-12-800
Maximum design voltage (kV)
15.5 15.5 15.5 27.0 27.0 27.0 38.0 38.0 38.0
Nominal operating voltage (kV)
14.4 14.4 14.4 24.9 24.9 24.9 34.5 34.5 34.5
Basic Insulation Level (BIL*) (kV)
110 110 110 125 125 125 170 170 170
60 Hertz withstand voltage (kV)
Dry, one minute
50 50 50 60 60 60 70 70 70
Wet, ten seconds 
45 45 45 50 50 50 60 60 60
Max RIV at 1.0 MHz
 9.4 kV (µV)
100 100 100





16.4 kV (µV)



100 100 100


 23.0 kV (µV)






100 100 100
Continuous current ratings (A)
400 630 800 400 630 800 400 630 800
Symmetrical interrupting current (A) 
8000 12500* 12500* 8000 12500* 12500* 8000 12500 12500
Overload capability
125% - 8 Hours (A)
500 788 None 500 788 None 500 788 None
150% - 4 Hours (A)
600 945
600 945
600 945
Cable charging current (A)
10 10 10 25 25 25 40 40 40
Line charging current (A)
2 2 2 5 5 5 5 5 5
Three-second current, Sym. (A)
8000 12500* 12500* 8000 12500* 12500* 8000 12500 12500
Minimum operations for mechanical life     10,000
**Extended BIL option available on 15.5 kV and 27 kV products

Duty cycle

Percent of maximum circuit interrupting rating
Minimum X/R ratio
Number of unit operations at 12.5 kA
15-20 4 88
45-55 8 112
90-100 17 32
    Total 232

SPEAR single-phase recloser options

  • Rating impulse voltage (BIL) Options
    • 125 kV BIL for KSPEAR15 
    • 150 kV BIL for KSPEAR27
  • Tank and heater options
    • 120 Vac heater, mild or stainless steel tank
    • 240 Vac heater, mild or stainless steel tank
  • Bushing terminals
    • Standard eyebolt terminals, 1/0-500 MCM
    • Eyebolt terminals, 4/0-1000 MCM
    • 2-hole flat pad terminals
    • 4-hole flat pad terminal
    • Stud-style terminals, 1.125 dia. threaded
  • Miscellaneous accessory options
    • Wildlife restraints, set of 2
    • Terminal shields for enhanced environmental protection, set of 2
      • 400 or 630 amp eyebolt, 2-hole flat pad or stud terminals
      • 800 amp eyebolt or 4-hole flat pad terminals
  • Mounting equipment options
    • Pole-mounting extension 
    • Cross-arm mounting bracket, set of 2
    • Arrester mounting brackets: standard, galvanized steel or stainless steel

SPEAR recloser control options

  • Control cables
    • Basic control cable
    • Armored control cable
  • Receptacles and wiring
    • AC input receptacles
      • 120 Vac or 240 Vac input receptacle, 2-pin
      • 120 Vac input receptacle, 3-pin
    • No input receptacle; for hard-wiring input
  • Input cables
    • AC input cables
      • Input cable, 120 or 240 Vac, two-wire for 2-pin input
      • Armored input cable
    • Input cable, 120 Vac, three-wire for 3-pin input
  • Automation packages
    • Wireless communication provisions package: Includes 13.5 Vdc interface board and radio mounting tray (Radio and communications interface card not included)
    • Cellular communications connection and protection package: 32” SMA(m)-N(m) coax pigtail, 700 MHz-2 GHz Polyphaser and mounting hardware, N(f)-type external termination
    • WiFi/Max communications connection and protection package: 32” SMA(m)-N(m) coax pigtail, 2 GHz-6 GHz Polyphaser and mounting hardware, N(f)-type external termination, TNC(m)-SMA(f) inline coaxial adapter
    • 125 MHz-1 GHz N-terminated radio connection and protection package: 25” N(m)-N(m) coax pigtail, 125 MHz-1 GHz Polyphaser and mounting hardware, N(f)-type external termination
    • 700 MHz-2 GHz TNC-terminated radio connection and protection package: 32” TNC(m)-N(m) coax pigtail, 700 MHz-2 GHz Polyphaser and mounting hardware N(f)-type external termination
    • Polyphaser and mounting hardware - 125 MHz-1 GHz
    • Polyphaser and mounting hardware - 700 MHz-2 GHz KSPRC-1775-B
    • Polyphaser and mounting hardware - 2 GHz-6 GHz KSPRC-1775-C 
  • Communication support equipment
    • USB Cable: Type A male to type B male connectors 2.0 meters (6.5 feet) length
  • Cable locking sleeves
    • Quantity of 1, 2 or 3
  • Miscellaneous accessories
    • 120 Vac battery charger for spare batteries
    • Adapter cable for use with KMET Tester