Cat Switchgear

Cat Switchgear

Cat Paralleling Switchgear is the perfect complement for the control and distribution of your emergency power. Modular and Customizable, it can be designed with protection and control architecture. ...
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Operating Temperature

Operating Temperature
35 °C / 40 °C @ 1 hr, option for 0…50 °C (32…122 °F)


Standard Widths
600 mm for ABB Emax2 E2 1600 - 2500A. 750 mm for ABB Emax2 E4 3200 - 4000A. 1200 mm for ABB Emax2 E6 4000 - 6300A.
Standard Heights
Heights include 100mm plinth with fork lift pockets, 1900 mm up to 3200A, 2200 mm for 400,2200 mm for PLC and control cabinets. Option for single point lifting on 4 corners with M10 swivel eyes. Standard sizes for shipping
Standard Depths
300, 450 & 750mm for controls and PLC cabinets. 900mm for fixed breakers. 1050mm for withdrawable breakers

Technical Summary

Technical Summary
Modular system enables any configuration Distribution Boards, Motor Control Centers & PLC Control cabinets. Accommodates fixed or withdrawable breakers.


LV 380…480 VAC, 50 Hz, 3-Phase.

Modes of Operation

Modes of Operation
Switchgear integration options for multi generator and utility synchronising, load sharing, Peak Lopping/Shaving, AMF, Changeover, Load bank connection, Protection relay etc.

Cat Switchgear

  • Independently certified to meet IEC 61439-2:2011 BS & international standard.
  • Standard ACB breaker range 1600A - 4000A CE & EAC marked.
  • Standard breaker fault rating 65 kA Icc, option for 100kA Icc ABB Emax 2 E4.
  • Certified assembly high fault rating, tested up to 100 kA / 1s ICW
  • Certified standard temperature rise tested.
  • Design verification to Annex D of IEC 61439-2:2011
  • Smaller footprint matched to the generator packaged design.
  • Innovative cableway management.
  • Modularity:
  • Built around 150mm modules in 3 axis.
  • Framework utilises a 25mm grid allowing a fully configurable system.
  • Easy to extend and upgrade.
  • Copper HDHC:
  • Standard 10mm copper with 10mm spacing improves heat rejection.
  •     Stainless steel mounted busbar supports, reduce eddy currents.
  • Fully tinned option.
  • Breaker options:
  • Accommodates fixed or withdrawable breakers.
  • 3 or 4 pole option.
  • Manual or motorized option.
  • ACB door selection option.
  • Enclosure options: o    Options up to Form 4b separation.
  • Configurable for top or bottom entry.
  • Swivel lifting eye (4 point lift) for single sections.
  • IP54 protection option.
  • 50 °C option.
  • Option to include generator controllers or PLC.
  • EPD white powder coated, option for custom colours.
  • In house automated routine testing.
  • Rating plate.
  • Cat warranty.