Medium Voltage - Type 298
  • Powell medium voltage Type 298 controlgear continues the Powell Powered by Safety® approach to distribution and control solutions. Developed from our extensive experience and knowledge of design, engineering and state of the art manufacturing technology, our Type 298 solution offers the highest levels of operational safety and reliability on the market today.
    PowlVac100TM circuit breakers are incorporated in the design and are the latest in the PowlVac® family of Powell medium voltage circuit breakers.

  • Medium Voltage - Type 298 Switchgear, designed to fulfill the requirements of IEC standards 62271-100, 62271-200, 60470, 60694, and 62271-1 is focused to deliver superior value.
    • Oil and Gas
    • Petrochemical
    • Pharmaceutical
    • Power Generation and Distribution
    • Pulp and Paper
    • Mining and Metals
    • Transportation

  • The Type 298 assembly consists of five distinct accessible compartments including bus bar compartment, circuit breaker/contactor compartment, cable compartment, voltage transformer compartment, and low voltage compartment.

    Operator safety is ensured in all cases when compartments are accessed for operation or maintenance. The main circuit switching device compartments are designated as ‘interlock-controlled accessible compartments’ while the remainder are arranged for either ‘tool-based’ or ‘procedure-based’ accessibility.

  • Powell Medium Voltage - Type 298 switchgear and controlgear utilizing PowlVac100TM circuit breakers is an integrated solution for your medium voltage needs when IEC standards are needed. An extensive internal arc fault design and test process was used to deliver the highest valued solution in the marketplace.

    You have a choice of accessibility types to best suit your installation:

    Accessibility Type A - Restricted to authorized personnel only

    Accessibility Type B - Unrestricted accessibility, including that of the general public

  • There is a reason why we have loyal customers. Working with Powell makes your life easier. We have the expertise to make sure that this piece of your project goes smoothly. Our professional Project Management team provides you a single point of contact so that you know exactly the status of your solution throughout the order cycle.

    At Powell, project management is a key element in our solution. We want you to have a seamless experience. We can say without hesitation that Powell Delivers.

  • ​Frame Short Circuit Making/Breaking Test Ratings​ Asymmetrical Test Duty Ratings​
    40kA, 700mm​ ​12kV, 40kA, 100kApk, 3 sec ​12kV, 40kA, 45% DC
    ​50kA, 700mm ​15kV, 50kA, 125kApk, 3 sec ​15kV, 50kA, 45% DC
    ​50kA, 1000mm ​15kV, 50kA, 125kApk, 3 sec ​15kV, 50kA, 41% DC
    ​63kA, 1000mm ​15kV, 63kA, 158kApk, 3 sec ​15kV, 63kA, 46% DC
    ​63kA, 1000mm 15kV, 63kA, 158kApk, 3 sec​ ​15kV, 50kA, 100% DC

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