The Eaton Electrical Beaver High Power Laboratory (Beaver Lab) is a high power testing facility for the use of Eaton Electrical and outside clients.
The Beaver lab is capable of performing a wide range of electrical tests, including: current interruption, overload, endurance, withstands, temperature rise, thermal and magnetic calibration, vibration, and shock testing.
Typical test samples include molded case circuit breakers, power breakers, contactors, low voltage switch gear, bus duct, fuses, etc.
The laboratory is located 35 miles north west of Pittsburgh in Beaver, Pennsylvania, and only 17 miles from the Pittsburgh International Airport. A dedicated 69,000 Volt power line supplies the power for the lab. The Beaver Lab is organized into two sections: the High Power Laboratory and the Low Power Laboratory.