Product Life Extension, Maintenance and Support

Thanks to a team of experienced, highly skilled service technicians and first-class equipment, Powell's testing and commissioning services ensure electrical safety and reliability.

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Replacement Breakers

Powell offers a comprehensive line of circuit breakers designed for direct replacement for most major manufacturers. Replacement breakers provide upgraded vacuum interrupting technology as a direct replacement to air magnetic circuit breakers.

  • Compatible with your existing circuit breakers
  • Meets or exceeds latest ANSI standards
  • Direct roll-in replacement breakers
  • Reduces maintenance costs

Equipment Modifications and Upgrades

Upgrading or modifying your existing equipment installation is a cost-effective, time-saving way to increase your system reliability demand and meet system design requirements.

  • Control scheme upgrades
  • Bus modification solutions
  • Metering and relaying upgrades
  • Interrupting rating level upgrades

Retrofit and Retrofill Solutions

Powell's retrofit and retrofill products provide a cost-effective alternative to complete switchgear replacement when time is critical. Powell Global Services can custom design a breaker cell assembly to be positioned inside of your existing structure, match your control scheme, and custom fit bus work to match your existing installation.

  • Cost-effective alternative to full equipment replacement
  • Minimizes equipment downtime
  • Upgrade to vacuum breaker technology
  • Perfect for emergency burnout

Bus Duct Repair, Replace, Refurbish (RRR) Services

The Powell Repair, Replacement and Refurbishment bus duct program keeps your operation competitive and efficient with the most up-to-date bus technology.

  • Change-out of outdated equipment
  • Custom designs to fit to existing equipment
  • Fully integrated system components
  • Specialty cubicles and accessories

Start-Up and Commissioning Services

Proper planning and professional execution are key to any successful electrical system start-up. Powell brings you decades of start-up and commissioning project expertise involving both Powell and non-Powell equipment.

  • Factory-trained field technicians
  • Supervision or turnkey start-up services available
  • LV and MV switchgear and MCC services
  • Pre-fabricated substation services
  • Customized training programs

Breaker Life Extension Upgrade (BLEU)

Powell has a breaker life extension program that includes extensive teardown, cleaning, and inspection of your circuit breaker; along with installation of the latest technology upgrades.

  • All upgrade services performed by authorized service technicians
  • Upgrade services can be performed at our main location in Houston, Texas or at one of service centers located near you
  • Helps to extend the life of your PowlVac and PowerVac medium voltage circuit breakers

Powell Training Academy

Equipment training provides a practical approach with brief classroom discussions followed by 'hands-on' practice. Each course is intended to stimulate further discussion for continued learning. Instructors are applications technologists, manufacturing specialists, and engineers, who provide a blend of diverse perspectives and real-world experiences.

  • Choose a course from our catalog of training topics
  • Customized courses can be developed to meet your specific training needs
  • Classes conducted at any one of Powell's facilities
  • On-site instruction at your facility can be provided with class materials provided and structured to fit your jobsite equipment and applications

Capital and Start-Up Spare Parts

Powell provides an array of spare and replacement parts for maintenance, start-up, commissioning, and emergencies. Our parts are manufactured with the same specifications as your original equipment, regardless of manufacturer - meeting all safety and reliability standards with a valid warranty.

  • The right part, when you need it
  • Customized spare parts agreements
  • Reduce unexpected downtime
  • Increased operating reliability

Parts-On-Demand (PowlPOD)

Powell provides on-site spare parts and consumables on demand. With our PowlPOD program we can customize any type of inventory you need, on-site, available when you need it.

  • Easy to access spare parts inventory
  • Only pay for what you use
  • Inventory management by Powell
  • Customized billing plans available