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Elastimold Molded Reclosers,
Switches & Switchgear

Molded Reclosers,
Overview.................................................................... H-114H-121
Molded Vacuum Switches and Interrupters................. H-122H-129
Multi-Way Switchgear and Transfer Packages............ H-130H-136

Switches & Wind Turbine Power Protection................................... H-137H-140


Molded Vacuum Reclosers.......................................... H-141H-150

Switchgear
Overview
Use Switchgear Building Blocks to create standard
Power & High Voltage Elastimold Molded Reclosers, Switches & Switchgear

configurations and custom designs that improve


your distribution systems reliability.
All switchgear components are fully sealed
and submersible EPDM molded rubber
construction with stainless steel hardware
and mechanism boxes
Vacuum-switching and vacuum
interrupting components are maintenance
free and require no gas or oil
Deadfront construction insulates, shields
and eliminates exposed live parts
Small footprint enables components to
fit in tight padmount, subsurface, vault
or riser pole installations
Non-position sensitive can be installed
almost anywhere and in any position
(e.g. hanging from ceilings, wall mounted,
mounted at an angle, riser pole mounted)
Modular construction allows for any
combination of fused, switched and
interrupter ways on one piece of
switchgear up to 35kV
Electronic controls for protection and
automatic source transfer applications
Self-powered controls and customized protection curves Two basic components form the basis of Elastimold Switchgear:
enable flexibility of settings and operation in different Single-Phase and Three-Phase Molded Vacuum Switches (MVS)
locations throughout the distribution system
Single-Phase and Three-Phase Molded Vacuum Interrupters (MVI)
Motor operators for remote/local open/close operation
of three-phase switched or interrupter ways enable These components combined with electronic controls, motor operators
remote configuration of loops, sectionalizing of feeders and SCADA-ready controls enable you to improve your distribution
and automatic or manual source transfer with a wide systems reliability.
variety of RTUs and communication devices
Whether it is a standard or a custom application, Thomas & Betts has
the right combination of components and expertise to fit your needs.
The modularity and flexibility of Elastimold Switchgear enable the
user to combine the different individual components into products that
improve the reliability and performance of distribution systems.

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Blocks to solve challenges in
your distribution system.
Elastimold Switchgear products are classified in three
different categories according to the function they perform:

Switching and Sectionalizing Equipment


Automatic Source Transfer Equipment
Overcurrent Protection Equipment

Switchgear products can be used in padmount, subsurface/wet or dry Padmount Subsurface


vaults and riser pole installations. The switching or manual sectionalizing
of loads can be accomplished with the use of Molded Vacuum Switch (MVS)
modules. The simplest manual sectionalizer is a single MVS switch, which
can be installed in a vault, on a pole or inside a padmount enclosure. One
of the most popular applications of this sectionalizer is as a replacement for
existing oil fuse cutouts. Two-, three- and four-way units are also available in
vault and padmount styles. Switches also aid in the manual reconfiguration
of distribution loops by installing them at the open point in the circuit.
Overcurrent protection is accomplished using Molded Canister Fuse
(MCAN) or Molded Vacuum Interrupter (MVI) modules. These can be used
in combination with MVS modules. The simplest product is a single MVI unit,
which can be installed in a vault, on a pole or inside a padmount enclosure.
A common application for this configuration is as a replacement for existing
oil fuse cutouts. Two-, three- and four-way units are also available in any Riser Pole Vault
combination of MVI, MCAN and MVS modules, and in vault and padmount
styles. Fuses and interrupters are applied in underground loops to aid in
the sectionalizing of the main feeder, and by providing protection to the
loads along the loop. For more information on canister fuses, see pages
H-75H82.

Underground Distribution Switchgear Applications

Substation 3
NOTE: NC = normally closed
S NO = normally opened

NO
Automatic
Critical
Source
Load
Transfer
NC

Substation 1 Switchgear 3

S
NC NC NC

Switchgear 1

Overcurrent/
Sectionalizing

NO
Substation 2 Switchgear22
Sectionalizing Switchgear
S

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Load switching is required when:
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A load needs to be isolated to perform maintenance


A load needs to be isolated to repair a fault
A loop needs to be reconfigured to feed a certain load from a different substation
and isolate the faulted portion of the loop
In any case, the use of a manual sectionalizer contributes to reduce the length of time that unfaulted or
unaffected portions of the system are exposed to an outage. This results in improved reliability of the system
as the duration of outages is reduced (i.e. the SAIDI and CAIDI reliability indices). Switching products can be
applied as replacements for existing oil fuse cutouts or as manual sectionalizers for loops or radial feeders.
Depending on the application, these sectionalizers may be installed in a vault or inside a padmount enclosure.
Pole installations are also available.

Without Manual Sectionalizing With MVS Manual Sectionalizing Improved Reliability!

F1 F2
F1 F2

T T T MVS
T
S1 S1
T T T
Breaker 500 Users T 500 Users
Breaker 500 Users 500 Users

No Manual Sectionalizing Unit MVS Manual Sectionalizing Unit = S  horter restoration time
Permanent Faults F1 and F2 for 500 customers
Interruption Duration: F1 = 1 hr.; F2 = 2 hr. Permanent Faults F1 and F2
Interruption Duration: F1 = 1 hr.; F2 = 2 hr. for 500 users;
Evaluation Period = 1 yr. F2 = 1 hr. for 500 users
Evaluation Period = 1 yr.
SAIDI = [(1 hr.) x (1000) + (2 hr.) x (1000)]/1000 = 3 hr./yr.
SAIDI = [(1 hr.) x (1000) + (1 hr.) x (500) + (2 hr.) x (500)]/1000
SAIFI = [1000 + 1000]/1000 = 2 interruptions/yr.
= 2.5 hr./yr.
SAIFI = [1000 + 1000]/1000 = 2 interruptions/yr.

In this example, a radial feeder is exposed to two failures in one year. With the use of an MVS at the midpoint of the feeder, the restoration
Without any manual sectionalizing, all customers are subject to both time is reduced. Once the fault is located, the MVS is open to isolate
failures and are out of power until failures are restored. Assuming that the faulted portion of the feeder. At this point, the other half of the
the duration of outage one (F1) is 1 hour, and outage 2 (F2) is 2 hours, feeder can be energized, reducing the outage duration or SAIDI from
the calculation of SAIDI shows 3 hours of interruption duration per year. 3 hours to 2.5 hours per year (16.6%).

Similar application of MVS switches in loop configurations contribute to significantly reduce


the outage duration. In these cases, single- or multi-way switch configurations can be applied.

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Fault-interrupting devices are used on:

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Feeders to sectionalize, so that if there is a fault, only a small section of the load is affected
Radial taps deriving from a main feeder or loop, so that a fault on a tap is isolated from the main circuit
Network transformers to isolate the devices in case of overcurrent, excessive pressure/temperature, etc.
While a switching device contributes to decrease the duration of outages, fault interrupters contribute to
decrease the duration AND frequency of outages (i.e. SAIDI, CAIDI, SAIFI, CAIFI reliability indices).
Without Manual or Automatic Sectionalizing With MVI Automatic Sectionalizing Improved Reliability!

F1 F2 F1 F2

T T T MVI
T
S1 S1
Breaker 500 Users T 500 Users
T Breaker T T
500 Users 500 Users

No Automatic Sectionalizing Unit MVI Automatic Sectionalizing Unit = Eliminate one interruption
Permanent Faults F1 and F2 for 500 users
Interruption Duration: F1 = 1 hr.; F2 = 2 hr. Permanent Faults F1 and F2
Evaluation Period = 1 yr. Interruption Duration: F1 = 1 hr.; F2 = 2 hr. for 500 users
Evaluation Period = 1 yr.
SAIDI = [(1 hr.) x (1000) + (2 hr.) x (1000)]/1000 = 3 hr./yr.
SAIFI = [1000 + 1000]/1000 = 2 interruptions/yr. SAIDI = [(1 hr.) x (1000) + (2 hr.) x (500)]/1000 = 2 hr./yr.
SAIFI = [1000 + 500]/1000 = 1.5 interruptions/yr.

In this example, a radial feeder is exposed to two failures in one year. With the use of an MVI overcurrent fault-interrupting device at
Without any automatic sectionalizing (overcurrent protection), the midpoint of the feeder, failure F2 only affects half of the load.
all customers are subject to both failures and are out of power Proper protection coordination between the MVI and the substation
until failures are restored. Assuming that the duration of outage one breaker enables the MVI to clear the fault before any customers
(F1) is 1 hour, and outage two (F2) is 2 hours, the calculation of SAIDI between the MVI and the breaker are affected. Frequency and duration
shows 3 hours of interruption duration per year. The calculation of the of interruption are significantly reduced. SAIDI is reduced from 3 to 2
frequency of interruptions (SAIFI) shows two interruptions per year. hours of interruption per year (33%), and SAIFI is reduced from 2 to 1.5
interruptions per year (25%).

Automatic Sectionalizing Switchgear


Similar improvements can be
accomplished with the use of
MVIs in loop systems. A typical
example of the use of radial
protection off the main feeder to
improve reliability is the use of
single-phase MVIs in sectionalizing
cabinets. These cabinets can be 3-Point
Junctions
installed with no tap protection at
the beginning of a construction
project, and MVIs can be added MVI
as the loads come online. Interrupters

ESP313-BJB-XXX

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Products that adapt to ever-changing system load conditions.
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Distribution Automation Solutions


Tighter reliability, efficiency and loading requirements of the power system Alternate Source Step 1 Preferred Source
result in the need to keep costs at a minimum. Bringing more automation
and intelligence to the power grid network to address numerous power Automatic Source Transfer Unit
utility concerns ranging from reducing operational expenses to meeting NO NC
new regulatory requirements has prompted migration toward the next
generation of distribution and substation automation. S1 S2
Elastimold Distribution Automation products provide automation solutions
for real-time monitoring of critical feeders, reducing outage duration and
supporting the shifting of loads between sources to alleviate overload
conditions. These products offer a complete solution package, including
Critical Load
Elastimold Switchgear and Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL)
controls such as the SEL451-5, for interoperability and rapid automation
implementation. Elastimold Distribution Automation Solutions include: Alternate Source Step 2 Preferred Source
Automatic Source Transfer (Preferred/Alternate)
Automatic Source Transfer Unit
L oop Automation (Fault Detection, Isolation
CLOSE OPEN
and Restoration FDIR)
S1 S2
Automatic Source Transfer Systems
The main application of source transfer packages is to transfer a load from
one power source to another. In some cases, when the load is not critical,
this is done manually with a switching device. In the case of critical loads
for hospitals, financial institutions, manufacturing facilities and other loads Critical Load
involving computerized equipment, a fast transfer is required between
the main (preferred) source and backup (alternate) source. It is important Under normal operating conditions, the critical load is connected to the Preferred Source
that the automatic source transfer not affect load operation because any through S2. If power from the Preferred Source is lost due to an upline fault, the Automatic
interruption of the business process translates into costly production loss Source Transfer unit detects the loss of voltage on S2. It automatically opens S2 and closes
and setup time. The preferred and backup sources are normally utility S1 to energize the critical load from the Alternate Source. With fast transfer, switching can be
accomplished in 6 12 cycles or about 110 milliseconds.
feeders, but in some instances may be a generator.
Elastimold Switchgear offers automatic transfer (AT) packages with
motor operators and voltage sensors capable of performing a full transfer Loop Automation Systems
in less than two seconds. For even faster transfer requirements, the fast
In the case of underground loops, the switching devices along the loop
transfer option using a magnetic actuator mechanism enables switching in
can be used to reconfigure the loop to perform automatic fault detection,
612 cycles, or approximately 110 milliseconds. In either case, the system
isolation and service restoration (FDIR). Thus, regardless of fault location,
monitors voltage on the preferred source and initiates a transfer when
the switches will isolate the faulted portion of the loop and restore service
voltage drops below the acceptable level for the customer. At this point, the
to the remaining customers.
preferred source is disconnected and the alternate source is connected.
Elastimold Switchgear Combined with SEL Controls
Provides the Scheme of the Future
The opportunity to drop in a complete automation package enables utility
companies to create highly reliable commercial and industrial parks in
locations subject to frequent and possibly extended outages. The FDIR
scheme allows restoration in only a few seconds, minimizing traditional
restoration issues and associated loss of productivity and revenue, and
provides the following key benefits:
Elastimold ATS Control Automatic detection of open point of the loop
A utomatic reconfiguration of the loop to restore
power to the load
A bility to enable or disable the automatic network
restoration scheme from any unit
Infinite expandability no limit to the number
of units that can be installed
N o need for overcurrent protection coordination
upon reconfiguration
SEL451-5 Control Package SCADA system interface: fiber optic, Ethernet and radio

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Operational scenario examples Operation Scenario 1
Set-up and system normal state Loss of voltage on one source due to an upstream fault
L oop automation scheme with two or more Elastimold multi-way 1. Normal state
switchgear units 2. SWG1-1 opens on loss of source voltage after time delay
Loop is fed from two different sources 3. Search for closest downline open switch
4. SWG2-1 closes to restore load
O ne piece of switchgear serves as the normally open point 5. FDIR scheme disables itself
in the loop
Each
 multi-way switchgear is automated with the SEL451-5
Source switches have overcurrent fault-protection capabilities Substation 1
S1 S2 S1 S2
Substation 2

Each multi-way switchgear senses: Step 1


Switchgear 1 Switchgear 2
Current on all phases and on all ways
Point-to-Point Communications
Voltage on both sides of the gear on the main loop Substation 1 Substation 2
S1 S2 S1 S2
Steps 2 & 3
Switchgear 1 Switchgear 2

Point-to-Point Communications
Substation 1 Substation 2
S1 S2 S1 S2
Steps 4 & 5 Switchgear 1 Switchgear 2

Point-to-Point Communications

Operation Scenario 2 Operation Scenario 3


Fault located between two automated switchgear units Bus fault within the switchgear
1. Normal state 1. Normal state
2. SWG1-2 times to trip; SWG1-1 tripping is momentarily blocked 2. SWG1-1 and SWG1-2 open
3. Search for next downline switch 3. Close SWG2-1 to restore load between SWG1 and SWG2
4. If switch is open, FDIR scheme disables itself, OR if switch is closed, 4. FDIR scheme disables itself
switch opens to isolate fault, searches for next downline open switch to
restore load and FDIR scheme disables itself

Substation 1 Substation 2 Substation 1 Substation 2


S1 S2 S1 S2 S1 S2 S1 S2
Step 1 Switchgear 1 Switchgear 2
Step 1 Switchgear 1 Switchgear 2

Point-to-Point Communications Point-to-Point Communications


Substation 1 Substation 2 Substation 1 Substation 2
S1 S2 S1 S2 S1 S2 S1 S2
Steps 2 & 3 Switchgear 1 Switchgear 2
Step 2 Switchgear 1 Switchgear 2

Point-to-Point Communications Point-to-Point Communications


Substation 1 Substation 2 Substation 1 Substation 2
S1 S2 S1 S2 S1 S2 S1 S2
Step 4 Switchgear 1 Switchgear 2
Steps 3 & 4 Switchgear 1 Switchgear 2

Point-to-Point Communications Point-to-Point Communications

Padmount Subsurface Vault

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Network Transformer Protection
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The reliability of conventional radial or looped underground distribution circuits is measured in terms
of the number and/or frequency of interruptions. These measurements cannot be directly applied to a
network system. A typical network system has built-in redundancy. During most events, the continuity
of power supplied to the end user is not affected by fault conditions on the high side of the network
transformers. So, from the point of view of customer interruptions, network systems are reliable.
However, transformer failures have been known to result in catastrophic fires, explosions and even loss
of lives. The failure or overload of multiple transformers within a network may ultimately result in the
interruption of service to the end user.
Loss of Redundancy
Loss of redundancy is a method that highlights the increased vulnerability of the system
every time a network transformer is lost. Loss of redundancy indices are calculated as follows:
S (No. Hours a Transformer is Disconnected
x No. of Transformers in the Circuit)
Duration of Loss of Redundancy (hours/year) =
No. of Transformers in the Circuit

Total No. of Transformer De-Energizations


Frequency of Loss of Redundancy (times/year) =
No. of Transformers in the Circuit
The number of transformers in the circuit is the number of transformers energized
by the same feeder.

The loss of redundancy indices are calculated in the following example.

Example 1: No High-Side Transformer Protection

Consider one substation breaker and one exclusive feeder out to the network. Five transformers are
energized by the same feeder. Assume one permanent fault on one transformer in one year. Also
assume the faulted transformer is de-energized for six hours:
Loss of redundancy can occur
(6 x 5)
Duration of Loss of Redundancy (hours/year) = = 6 hours/year as a consequence of:
5
Transformer fire
5
Frequency of Loss of Redundancy (times/year) = = 1 time/year Transformer overheating
5
Because there is only one breaker for five transformers, a failure in one transformer Transformer pressure build-up
translates to the interruption of power to five transformers for six hours.
Overcurrent condition

While the substation breaker may detect most overcurrent faults, faults caused by excessive pressure/heat or
fires cannot be detected by the breaker. One method that automatically isolates a network transformer from the
primary side, regardless of the type of failure, is the installation of an MVI fault interrupter on the high side of the
transformer. This MVI can isolate based on overcurrent conditions, but also can be wired to isolate the transformer
in case of fire, excessive pressure/heat, emergency signal, etc.

Benefits of such a setup to the network system


and the end users include:
Minimization of fire damage
Reduction or elimination of transformer damage
due to pressure or temperature build-up
Longer transformer life

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The following example calculates the loss of redundancy to the same system

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used in Example 1, but adding protection to the primary side of the transformers. Transformer Network with Protection
on the High Side of the Transformer
Example 2: High-Side Transformer Protection
There is one substation breaker and one exclusive feeder out to the network. Local/
Remote EPDM
Five transformers are energized by the same feeder. Each transformer is Molded Local/
Operation
equipped with a fault interrupter installed on the high side. Assume one Vacuum Remote
permanent fault on one transformer in one year. Assume the transformer Interrupters Operation
is de-energized for six hours: Trip Trip

Duration of Loss of Redundancy (hours/year) =


(6 x 1)
= 1.2 hour/year
MVI MVI
5
Secondary
1 Relay
Frequency of Loss of Redundancy (times/year) = = 0.2 time/year Transformers
5 Secondary Outputs

A failure in one transformer translates to the interruption of power to only one Relay
Outputs
transformer for six hours.
Network Network
Protector Protector
Once an MVI is installed, remote operation from the entrance of the vault or via
SCADA is possible with the addition of a motor operator and control. Installation Network Network
of panic/emergency push buttons at the entrance of the vault is also possible; Protector Protector
pressing this emergency switch will instantaneously trip open one or all of the Fuse Fuse
interrupters in a vault and isolate the transformers.
Network
Service Bus
Elastimold Switchgear Network Package (NMVI3)

42964"
(1,070mm)
Ground 614" 120VAC
Mounting Bolts,
(159mm) 14" Power Supply
Lug 1
2" (13mm)
(356mm)
Mounting

Contact
1812" 512"
Position 19"
(470mm) (140mm)
Mounting Indicator (483mm)
Mounting

512"
(140mm)

Programmable Control
& Current Transformer MVI Motor
Elastimold Switchgear Solutions
Solid dielectric
Vacuum interruption
No maintenance no oil or gas
Fully automated from the factory
or fully field upgradeable for automation
Ability to add new units to existing
automated loops

Door in open position

Network
Control

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Molded Vacuum Switches and Interrupters
Spring-energy, load-switching devices
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that make, carry and interrupt load


currents through 600A on 5 to 38kV
distribution systems.
MVS Molded Vacuum Switches
EPDM molded rubber insulation MVSs are fully
sealed and submersible
Vacuum switching and vacuum interruption components
are maintenance-free and require no gas or oil
Small footprint enables MVSs to fit in tight padmount, subsurface,
vault or riser pole installations

MVS Molded Vacuum Switches include molded-in elbow connection interfaces and spring-energy mechanisms.
Available in both single- and three-phase models, units are manually operated with a hotstick. Motor operator,
SCADA and auto-transfer control options are available.

Single-Phase Switches Approximate Weight: 30 lbs.

4 116"
(103mm)
12 2"
1

(318mm) 12 12"
(318mm)

6 716" 5 12" 6 1564" 5 12"


6 1564"
(164mm) (140mm) (176mm) (140mm)
(176mm)

6 116" (154mm)

43 8 532" 43 10 532"
Open Closed (207mm) Open Closed (258mm)

13 716" 8 1516"
13716" 8 132"
(341mm) (227mm) 6 5164"
(341mm) (204mm)
(173mm)

23 2532" 13564" (39mm)


(604mm) 25 2732"
(656mm)

(4) Mounting Holes, 58" Dia. x 78" (16 x 22mm) (4) Mounting Holes, 58" Dia. x 78" (16 x 22mm)

Available with 600A one-piece bushings or 200A wells on either/both terminals.

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Three-Phase Switches Approximate Weight: 135 lbs.

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26"
(660mm)
14"
(356mm)

19"
5 12"
(483mm)
(140mm)
18 12" 18" 21"
(483mm) (470mm) (533mm) 9 12"
5 2"
1
(241mm)
(140mm)

Available with 600A one-piece bushings or 200A wells on either/both terminals.

Ratings Certified Tests


Maximum Design Voltage (kV) 15.5 27 38 MVS loadbreak switches have been
Frequency (Hz) 50/60 50/60 50/60 designed and tested per applicable portions
BIL Impulse (kV) 95 125 150 of IEEE, ANSI, NEMA and other industry
One-Minute AC Withstand (kV) 35 60 70 standards, including:
Fifteen-Minute DC Withstand (kV) 53 78 103
Load Interrupting & Loop Switching (Amp) 600 600 600 IEEE C37.74 Standard for
Transformer Magnetizing Interrupting (Amp) 21 21 21 Subsurface, Vault and Padmounted
Load-Interrupting Switches
Capacitor or Cable Charging Interrupting (Amp) 10 15 20
Asymmetrical Momentary and 3-Operation Fault Close (Amp) 20,000 20,000 20,000 IEEE 386 Standard for Separable
Symmetrical One-Second Rating (Amp) 12,500 12,500 12,500 Connectors and Bushing Interfaces
Continuous Current (Amp) 600 600 600 IEC 265 International Standards
Eight-Hour Overload Current (Amp) 900 900 900 for Load-Interrupting Switches
ANSI C57.12.28 Standard for
Application Information Padmount Enclosures
Construction: Submersible, corrosion resistant, fully shielded
Ambient Temperature Range: -40 C to 65 C
Patented Silicone Rubber
Open Closed
Diaphragm Separates Line Cable Connection
Position 43 Position
and Ground Potential Bushings

Operating
Handle

Spring Operating Mechanism Contained within Insulated Drive Molded EPDM Rubber Vacuum Interrupter
304 Stainless Steel Housing Rod Assembly Insulation and Shielding Contact System

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Make, carry and automatically interrupt currents
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through 25,000A symmetrical on 5 to 38kV


distribution systems.
MVI Molded Vacuum Fault Interrupters
Vacuum interrupters, programmable, electronic, self-powered controls and EPDM
rubber insulation provide compact, lightweight and submersible overcurrent protection
Field programmable with a wide range of time-current characteristic (TCC) curves
|and trip settings
TCC curves provide predictable tripping for ease of coordination with upstream
and/or downstream protective devices
Control monitors the circuit condition when the programmed parameters
are exceeded, a signal is sent to the tripping mechanism
Available motor operators and controls enable radial feeders or loops to be
reconfigured, either manually or via SCADA
MVI Molded Vacuum Fault Interrupters include molded-in elbow connection interfaces and trip-free
mechanisms. They are available in single- and three-phase models. Units are self-powered and
include current-sensing and electronic control.

Front View Single-Phase Front View Three-Phase


30.77 32 78"
(781.44) (156mm)
29.14
(740.2) Ground 6 14" 14 332"
12.50 Lug (156mm) (358mm)
(317.5) Mounting

5.50
(139.7)
5 12" (140mm)
19"
18 12" (470mm) (483mm)
Mounting Mounting
Well Interface Accepts 5 12" (140mm)
200A Wells Standard Bushing
8.88 Inserts
(225.6)

8.23
(209.1) 600A TElbowInterface
Programmable Control & Closed/ Open/
Current Transformer Tripped Reset
600A Bushings 600A Bushing
Interfaces
Conforms to ANSI 10 5764"
Std. 386 (277mm) Locking
8.88
Features
(225.6) 17 4564"
9 12" (277mm)
(241mm)
8.93 2 5764"
(226.7) (73mm)
Alternate Handle Position;
600 Series Elbow Handle may be Repositioned in 60 Increments
Interfaces

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Ratings
Voltage Class (kV) 15.5 15.5 15.5 27 35 35
Maximum Design Voltage (kV) 17 17 15.5 29 38 38
Frequency (Hz) 50/60 50/60 50/60 50/60 50/60 50/60
BIL Impulse Withstand (kV) 95 95 95 125 150 150
One-Minute AC Withstand (kV) 35 35 35 40 50 50
Five-Minute DC Withstand (kV) 53 53 53 78 103 103
Continuous Current (Amp) 630 630 630 630 630 630
Load Interrupting & Loop Switching (Amp) 630 630 630 630 630 630
Capacitor or Cable Charging Interrupting (Amp) 10 10 10 25 40 40
Symmetrical/Asymmetrical Interrupting Capability (kA) 12.5/20 16/25.6 20/32 12.5/20 12.5/20 25/40
Current Sensor Ratio 1,000:1 1,000:1 1,000:1 1,000:1 1,000:1 1,000:1

Application Information
Meets ANSI C37.60 requirements
Ambient Temperature Range: -40 C to 65 C

Certified Tests
MVI Molded Vacuum Fault Interrupters have been designed and tested per applicable
portions of IEEE, ANSI, NEMA and other industry standards, including:
ANSI C37.60 Standard for Fault Interrupters
IEEE 386 Standard for Separable Connectors and Bushing Interfaces
ANSI C57.12.28 Standard for Padmounted Enclosures

Patented Silicone Rubber Diaphragm


Separates Line and Ground Potential

Cable Connection Bushings


Operating Handle
Positive Control Module (1-Phase)
Contact Sensing Module (3-Phase)
Position

Spring Operating Insulated Drive Molded EPDM Rubber Vacuum Fault


Mechanism Rod Assembly Insulation and Shielding Interrupter
with Tripping Contact System

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Choose from five electronic control options to interrupt faults.
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MVI Molded Vacuum Interrupter Controls


Self-powered electronic control packages no batteries or external power
are required
Controls send a signal to the vacuum interrupters to trip open and interrupt
the fault when an overcurrent condition is detected
Field-selectable fuse or relay curves and trip settings one device for
many protection schemes
Molded Vacuum Interrupters are provided with self-powered electronic control packages requiring no
batteries or external power. Depending on the application, six electronic control options are available
for the MVI see below and on following page.

Internal Control External Control with Single-/Three-


Phase Trip Selection (Style 10)
This control is integral to
the unit (no separate control This control is
box). It is accessible via mounted externally to
a computer connection to the mechanism and
view or modify settings. This provides the ability to
control is used on ganged select TCCs by setting
three-phase or single-phase DIP switches on the
MVI interrupters. Phase and front panel. Each phase
ground trip, as well as inrush can be assigned a
restraint, are available. The different minimum trip
E-Set software enables the setting by means of
user to connect to the internal manual rotary switches.
control, either in the shop This control is used on
or in the field, to program or one, two or three single-
change settings. An MVI-STP- phase MVI mechanisms.
USB programming connector
is required to connect between the PC and the MVI. With a computer
connected to the MVI control, the user can view real-time currents, the
number of overcurrent protection operations, current magnitude of the last
trip and the phase/ground fault targets. This is the standard control option.
Note: E-Set can be downloaded from www.elastimoldswitchgear.com.

External Control with Single-Phase Trip Only (Style 5) External Control with Phase and Ground Trip (Style 20)
This control is mounted This control is
externally to the mechanism mounted externally to
and provides the ability to the mechanism and
select phase minimum trip provides the ability to
by means of a manual rotary select phase minimum
switch. It also has an RS-232 trip (one for all three
port for connection to a PC to phases), time delay for
view the last trip data. This phase tripping, ground
control is used on single- trip as a percent of
phase MVI mechanisms. phase minimum trip
and ground trip delay
by means of manual
rotary switches. This
control may be used on
ganged three-phase or
three single-phase MVI mechanisms.

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Phase Trip Function (Style 80)
This control is mounted
externally to the This control is mounted
mechanism and provides externally to the
the ability to select phase mechanism of the
minimum trip (one for all interrupter and provides
three phases) by means the ability to select
of a manual rotary switch. between a single-phase
It also has an RS-232 trip and a three-phase trip.
port for connection to a The 80 and 380 Control
PC to view the last trip can be used with one
data. This control is used three-phase interrupter or
on ganged three-phase with three single-phase
or three single-phase MVI interrupters. For three-
mechanisms. phase applications, the
ground trip function can be blocked from the front panel. Manual trip and
reset target buttons are also located on the front panel. This control uses the
E-Set software, which enables programming via a computer using the MVI-
STP-USB adapter. E-Set features custom TCC curves and provides access to
the last fault event information, as well as real-time current per phase.

Curves
Curve No. Curve Reference No. Curve Type
Relay Curves (minimum trip 30600A)
01 MVI-TCC-01 ESlow
02 MVI-TCC-02 E Standard
03 MVI-TCC-03 Oil Fuse Cutout
04 MVI-TCC-04 K
05 MVI-TCC-05 Kearney QA
06 MVI-TCC-06 Cooper EF
07 MVI-TCC-07 Cooper NX-C
08 MVI-TCC-08 CO-11-1
09 MVI-TCC-09 CO-11-2
10 MVI-TCC-10 T
11 MVI-TCC-11 CO-9-1
12 MVI-TCC-12 CO-9-2
13 MVI-TCC-13 Cooper 280ARX
14 MVI-TCC-14 F
16 MVI-TCC-16 Kearney KS
17 MVI-TCC-17 GERelay
1823 MVI-TCC-1823 CO-8-1CO-8-6
2427 MVI-TCC-2427 CO-9-3CO-9-6
2831 MVI-TCC-2831 CO-11-3CO-11-6
Fuse Curves (minimum trip 10200A)
54 MVI-TCC-54 ESlow
55 MVI-TCC-55 EStandard
56 MVI-TCC-56 Oil Fuse Cutout
57 MVI-TCC-57 K
58 MVI-TCC-58 Kearney QA
59 MVI-TCC-59 Cooper NX-C
60 MVI-TCC-60 T

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The following diagram shows how to construct a catalog number for EXAMPLE: The catalog number for a Molded Vacuum Interrupter on
Molded Vacuum Switches and Interrupters. Catalog numbers are shown a three-phase, 27kV system, with 600A terminal and parking stands
below and on the following page. between bushings is MVI3-21-27-66-PS.

Indicates field that must be filled in to complete order.

M V - 2 1 - - - Suffix
Device
S Switch Voltage Class Main Interface
I Interrupter 15 15.0kV 2 200A Bushing Well
27 27.0kV 6 600A Bushing
Switch Type 38 38.0kV
Phases
R Riser Pole Interface
1 Single-Phase
N Network End Interface E 600A T Body
3 Three-Phase
W Wind Farm* 2 200A Bushing Well R End Interface Rotated 180
Blank Subsurface 6 600A Bushing AB Air Bushings (for Riser Pole)
* Only for 38kV, 600A Interrupter

Controls and Accessories


CAT. NO. Suffix Description
20 External 20 Control with Phase and Ground Trip (to be used on ganged three-phase MVImechanism)
30 External 30 Control with Three-Phase Trip Only (to be used on ganged three-phase MVImechanism)
80 External 80 Control with Selectable Single-/Three-Phase Trip Function (to be used on ganged three-phase MVImechanism)
110 External 10 Control with Single Trip Selection (to be used on one single-phase MVImechanism)
310 External 10 Control with Single-/Three-Phase Trip Selection (to be used on three single-phase MVImechanisms)
320 External 20 Control with Phase and Ground Trip (to be used on three single-phase MVI mechanisms)
330 External 30 Control with Three-Phase Trip Only (to be used on three single-phase MVI mechanisms)
380 External 80 Control with Selectable Single-/Three-Phase Trip Function (to be used on three single-phase mechanisms)
MO120A 120VAC Motor Operator and Controller for MVS3 or MVI3 Units
MO12D 1224VDC Motor Operator and Controller for MVS3 or MVI3 Units
PS Parking Stand for MVS or MVI (between bushings for single- or three-phase units)
MPS Parking Stand for MVS3, MVI3 or RMVI3 on Mechanism Cover
PS6 Double Parking Stand for MVS3, MVI3 or RMVI3 (between bushings and on mechanism cover)
BT Bail Tab Plate Installed for Three-Phase Units Only
P Customer Settings to Be Programmed at the Factory
Note:Leave suffix blank for internal (self-contained) control.

Elastimold MVS Molded Vacuum Switches


Width in. Height in. Depth in. Weight lb.
CAT. NO. Description (mm) mm) (mm) (kg) Diagram
Single-Phase VacuumSwitches
MVS1-21-15-XX 15kV 2-Way 1-Phase Switch 6 (152) 24 (610) 14 (356) 30 (14) *
MVS1-21-15-6EX 15kV 2-Way 1-Phase Switch Elbow Interface 6 (152) 24 (610) 15 (381) 30 (14)
MVS1-21-27-XX 25kV 2-Way 1-Phase Switch 6 (152) 24 (610) 14 (356) 30 (14)
MVS1-21-27-6EX 25kV 2-Way 1-Phase Switch Elbow Interface 6 (152) 24 (610) 15 (381) 30 (14)
MVS1-21-38-XX 35kV 2-Way 1-Phase Switch 6 (152) 24 (610) 14 (356) 30 (14)
Three-Phase Vacuum Switches
MVS3-21-15-XX 15kV 2-Way 3-Phase Switch 21 (533) 26 (660) 19 (483) 135 (61) *
MVS3-21-27-XX 25kV 2-Way 3-Phase Switch 21 (533) 26 (660) 19 (483) 135 (61) **
MVS3-21-38-XX 38kV 2-Way 3-Phase Switch 21 (533) 26 (660) 19 (483) 135 (61)
* Height includes handle. ** 3-Phase Vacuum Switches are motor-ready.

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Elastimold MVI Molded Vacuum Interrupters***
Width in. Height in. Depth in. Weight lb.
CAT. NO. Description (mm) (mm) (mm) (kg) Diagram
Riser Pole (Three-Phase Installations Only)
RMVI3-21-15-6ABX-YY 15kV 2-Way 3-Phase Interrupter with Air Bushings on Top Terminals 30 (762) 45 (1,143) 25 (635) 150 (68)
RMVI3-21-27-6ABX-YY 25kV 2-Way 3-Phase Interrupter with Air Bushings on Top Terminals 30 (762) 45 (1,143) 25 (635) 150 (68)
RMVI3-21-38-6ABX-YY 38kV 2-Way 3-Phase Interrupter with Air Bushings on Top Terminals 30 (762) 45 (1,143) 25 (635) 150 (68)
RMVI1-21-15-6ABX-3YY 15kV 2-Way 3-Phase Interrupter with Air Bushings on Top Terminals, 30 (762) 45 (1,143) 25 (635) 150 (68)
1-Phase Trip Selectable
RMVI1-21-27-6ABX-3YY 27kV 2-Way 3-Phase Interrupter with Air Bushings on Top Terminals, 30 (762) 45 (1,143) 25 (635) 150 (68)
1-Phase Trip Selectable
RMVI1-21-38-6ABX-3YY 38kV 2-Way 3-Phase Interrupter with Air Bushings on Top Terminals, 30 (762) 45 (1,143) 25 (635) 150 (68)
1-Phase Trip Selectable
Subsurface Single-Phase Vacuum Switches
MVI1-21-15-XX 15kV 2-Way 1-Phase Interrupter 6 (152) 31 (787) 9 (229) 45 (20)
MVI1-21-15-6EX 15kV 2-Way 1-Phase Interrupter, Elbow Interface 6 (152) 31 (787) 11 (279) 45 (20)
MVI1-21-27-XX 27kV 2-Way 1-Phase Interrupter 6 (152) 31 (787) 9 (229) 45 (20)
MVI1-21-27-6EX 27kV 2-Way 1-Phase Interrupter, Elbow Interface 6 (152) 31 (787) 11 (279) 45 (20)
MVI1-21-38-XX 38kV 2-Way 1-Phase Interrupter 6 (152) 31 (787) 9 (229) 45 (20)
MVI1-21-38-6EX 38kV 2-Way 1-Phase Interrupter, Elbow Interface 6 (152) 31 (787) 11 (279) 45 (20)
Subsurface Three-Phase Vacuum Switches
MVI1-21-15-XX-3YY 15kV 2-Way 3-Phase Interrupter, 1-Phase Trip Selectable Ext. Control 20 (508) 31 (787) 9 (229) 145 (66)
MVI1-21-27-XX-3YY 27kV 2-Way 3-Phase Interrupter, 1-Phase Trip Selectable Ext. Control 20 (508) 31 (787) 9 (229) 145 (66)
MVI1-21-38-XX-3YY 38kV 2-Way 3-Phase Interrupter, 1-Phase Trip Selectable Ext. Control 20 (508) 31 (787) 9 (229) 145 (66)
MVI3-21-15-XX-YY 15kV 2-Way 3-Phase Interrupter 20 (508) 33 (838) 10 (254) 145 (66)
MVI3-21-27-XX-YY 27kV 2-Way 3-Phase Interrupter 20 (508) 33 (838) 10 (254) 145 (66)
MVI3-21-38-XX-YY 38kV 2-Way 3-Phase Interrupter 20 (508) 33 (838) 10 (254) 145 (66)
*** Air bushings on top terminal.

Accessories (order separately)


CAT. NO. Description
MVI-STP-USB Adapter for Connection between MVIUnits with Internal Control and a Computer for Programming/Viewing Settings
MV1PMB Pole-Mounting Bracket for 1-Phase Units Only
MV3PMB Pole-Mounting Bracket for 3-Phase Units Only
MV3HPMB Horizontal Pole-Mounting Bracket for 3-Phase Units Only
MV13PMB Pole-Mounting Bracket for Three 1-Phase Units Only
35AL-11 Connector Bare Wire Type 34"16 Rod for Riser Pole Units; Qty. of 1 Needed per Phase
35AL-12 Connector 2-Hole Spade Type 34"16 Rod for Riser Pole Units; Qty. of 1 Needed per Phase
Notes: Weights and dimensions are approximate.
X = 6 for 600A or 2 for 200A or 6E for 600A T interface.
Y= 10, 20, 30, 80 for different electronic controls.
Leave blank for internal (self-contained) control.
Accessories should be added as suffix to the main catalog number unless
otherwise noted.
Other configurations are available. Please consult your local representative
on configurations not shown here.
The 3-Phase Vacuum Interrupters are motor-ready.

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Multi-way vault and padmount units are built using MVS and MVI modules For padmount installations, a double-sided, drop-over, painted, mild steel
as required by the application. These are mounted onto the ES multi-way enclosure is provided. Munsell Green 7GY 3.29/1.5 is the standard enclosure
common bus system and assembled on a free-standing, floor-mounted color. Other colors are available upon request. Painted stainless steel or
frame. At this stage, the product is ready to be used in vault installations. fiberglass enclosures are available as options.

Subsurface-Style Unit Vault-Style Unit

Padmount Unit(LoadSide)
1224VDC or 120VAC
Motor Operations
Mild or Stainless Steel
Enclosures available
External Electronic
Control (Internal
Electronic Controls
also available)

3-Phase MVI

Current-Sensing
Device

Parking Stand

200A Wells available; Ground Rod


600A Bushings (shown)

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The following diagram shows how to construct a catalog number EXAMPLE: The catalog number for an auto-transfer package for padmount
for Multi-Way Switchgear or Transfer Packages. Catalog numbers installation on a 3-phase, 27kV system, with two MVI protected taps, 600A
are shown on pages H-132H-135 for the most common configurations. terminals and standard mild steel enclosure is ATD324-AAPP-6666.

Indicates field that must be filled in to complete order.

- -
Switch Type
AF Auto Transfer-Actuator EnclosureMaterial
AT Auto Transfer-Motor Blank Mild Steel
ComponentsbyWay
ES Multi-Way Switch S Stainless Steel
A 3 -Phase Switch Motor Operator
or Magnetic Actuator Auto Transfer
Type B Solid Tap/Direct Bus Connection Cabinet Depth Padmount
V Vault (600A or 200A) Blank 54"
S Subsurface C 3-Phase MVIFault Interrupter, 20 Control
D Double-Side Padmount D 3-Phase MVIFault Interrupter, 30 Control
P Single-Side Padmount J 1-Phase Fault Interrupter Interface by Way
K 1-Phase Fault Interrupter, 10 Control 2 200A Bushing Well
L 1-Phase Fault Interrupter, 80 Control 6 600A Bushing
Phases
M 1-Phase Fault Interrupter, 20 Control
1 1-Phase
N 1-Phase Fault Interrupter, 30 Control
3 3-Phase
O 3-Phase MVIFault Interrupter, 80 Control
P 3-Phase MVIFault Interrupter
Q 3-Phase MVSSwitch with UADControl
Voltage Class
R 3-Phase MVI Fault Interrupter Motor
1 15.0kV Operator, 1224VDC
2 27.0kV S 1-Phase MVSSwitch
3 38.0kV T 3-Phase MVSSwitch
U 3-Phase MVSwith 1224VDCMotor
Number of Ways V 3-Phase MVSwith 120VACMotor
W 3-Phase MVIFault Interrupter Motor
2 2-Way
Operator, 120VAC
3 3-Way
4 4-Way

Example: ATD324-AAPP-6666
Custom padmount enclosure dimensions are available. Way 1 Way 2
Parking stands are standard on padmount units. A A
Consult your local representative on multi-way
configurations that include 38kV MVIs.
P P
3-Phase MVS and MVI are motor-ready.
Auto-transfer ways 1 and 2 are always A. Way 3 Way 4

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CAT. NO. Description Width in. (mm) Height in. (mm) Depth in. (mm) Weight lb. (kg) Diagram
Vault
ESV313-TTT-XXX 15kV 3-Way 3-Phase Switch 48 (1,219) 36 (914) 22 (559) 750 (340)
ESV323-TTT-XXX 27kV 3-Way 3-Phase Switch 48 (1,219) 36 (914) 22 (559) 750 (340)
ESV333-TTT-XXX 38kV 3-Way 3-Phase Switch 48 (1,219) 36 (914) 22 (559) 750 (340)
ESV314-TTTT-XXXX 15kV 4-Way 3-Phase Switch 48 (1,219) 36 (914) 22 (559) 880 (399)
ESV324-TTTT-XXXX 27kV 4-Way 3-Phase Switch 48 (1,219) 36 (914) 22 (559) 880 (399)
ESV334-TTTT-XXXX 38kV 4-Way 3-Phase Switch 48 (1,219) 36 (914) 22 (559) 880 (399)
Padmount
PMVS1-21-15-XX 15kV 2-Way 3-Phase Switch 36 (914) 30 (762) 30 (762) 310 (141)
PMVS1-21-27-XX 27kV 2-Way 3-Phase Switch 36 (914) 30 (762) 30 (762) 310 (141)
PMVS1-21-38-XX 38kV 2-Way 3-Phase Switch 36 (914) 30 (762) 30 (762) 310 (141)
ESD312-T-XX 15kV 2-Way 3-Phase Switch 36 (914) 48 (1,219) 42 (1,067) 680 (308)
ESD322-T-XX 27kV 2-Way 3-Phase Switch 36 (914) 48 (1,219) 42 (1,067) 680 (308)
ESD332-T-XX 38kV 2-Way 3-Phase Switch 36 (914) 48 (1,219) 42 (1,067) 680 (308)
ESD313-TTT-XXX 15kV 3-Way 3-Phase Switch 54 (1,317) 48 (1,219) 54 (1,317) 1,250 (567)
ESD323-TTT-XXX 27kV 3-Way 3-Phase Switch 54 (1,317) 48 (1,219) 54 (1,317) 1,250 (567)
ESD333-TTT-XXX 38kV 3-Way 3-Phase Switch 54 (1,317) 48 (1,219) 54 (1,317) 1,250 (567)
ESD314-TTTT-XXXX 15kV 4-Way 3-Phase Switch 54 (1,317) 48 (1,219) 54 (1,317) 1,380 (626)
ESD324-TTTT-XXXX 27kV 4-Way 3-Phase Switch 54 (1,317) 48 (1,219) 54 (1,317) 1,380 (626)
ESD334-TTTT-XXXX 38kV 4-Way 3-PhaseSwitch 54 (1,317) 48 (1,219) 54 (1,317) 1,380 (626)
Note: X = 6 for 600A or 2 for 200A.
Other configurations are available. Consult your local representative for configurations not shown here.

Single-Side Padmount ESP313-BJB-626 Double-Side Padmount ESD3X4-IIPP-6622-S


54"
84"
(1,372mm)
(2,134mm)

42" 54"
(1,067mm) (1,372mm)

Subsurface ESS3X2-TT-66 Vault ESV3X4-TTTT-2222


MSV3 Switch
33 18"
(841mm)

35 38"
(899mm)
19"
(483mm)

5 12"
(140mm) 48"
(1,219mm)
Stainless Steel Bottom Rails

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Elastimold Overcurrent Protection Switchgear
Width in. Height in. Depth in. Weight lb.
Description Diagram
CAT. NO. (mm) (mm) (mm) (kg)
Vault
15kV 3-Way 3-Phase (1) Source Switch,
ESV313-TPP-XXX 40 (1,016) 48 (1,219) 22 (559) 660 (299)
(2) Vacuum Interrupter Taps
27kV 3-Way 3-Phase (1) Source Switch,
ESV323-TPP-XXX 40 (1,016) 48 (1,219) 22 (559) 660 (299)
(2) Vacuum Interrupter Taps
15kV 3-Way 3-Phase (2) Source Switches,
ESV313-TTP-XXX 40 (1,016) 48 (1,219) 22 (559) 660 (299)
(1) Vacuum Interrupter Tap
27kV 3-Way 3-Phase (2) Source Switches,
ESV323-TTP-XXX 40 (1,016) 48 (1,219) 22 (559) 660 (299)
(1) Vacuum Interrupter Tap
15kV 4-Way 3-Phase (1) Source Switch,
ESV314-TPPP-XXXX 40 (1,016) 48 (1,219) 22 (559) 880 (399)
(3) Vacuum Interrupter Taps
27kV 4-Way 3-Phase (1) Source Switch,
ESV324-TPPP-XXXX 40 (1,016) 48 (1,219) 22 (559) 880 (399)
(3) Vacuum Interrupter Taps
15kV 4-Way 3-Phase (2) Source Switches,
ESV314-TTPP-XXXX 40 (1,016) 48 (1,219) 22 (559) 880 (399)
(2) Vacuum Interrupter Taps
27kV 4-Way 3-Phase (2) Source Switches,
ESV324-TTPP-XXXX 40 (1,016) 48 (1,219) 22 (559) 880 (399)
(2) Vacuum Interrupter Taps
15kV 4-Way 3-Phase (3) Source Switches,
ESV314-TTTP-XXXX 40 (1,016) 48 (1,219) 22 (559) 880 (399)
(1) Vacuum Interrupter Tap
27kV 4-Way 3-Phase (3) Source Switches,
ESV324-TTTP-XXXX 40 (1,016) 48 (1,219) 22 (559) 880 (399)
(1) Vacuum Interrupter Tap
Padmount
PMVI1-21-15-XX 15kV 2-Way 1-Phase Interrupter 36 (914) 30 (762) 30 (762) 310 (141)
PMVI1-21-27-XX 27kV 2-Way 1-Phase Interrupter 36 (914) 30 (762) 30 (762) 310 (141)
PMVI1-21-38-XX 38kV 2-Way 1-Phase Interrupter 36 (914) 30 (762) 30 (762) 310 (141)
15kV 2-Way 3-Phase Interrupter
PMVI1-21-15-XX-3YY 48 (1,219) 42 (1,067) 30 (762) 680 (308)
1-Phase Trip Selectable Ext. Control
27kV 2-Way 3-Phase Interrupter
PMVI1-21-27-XX-3YY 48 (1,219) 42 (1,067) 30 (762) 680 (308)
1-Phase Trip Selectable Ext. Control
38kV 2-Way 3-Phase Interrupter
PMVI1-21-38-XX-3YY 48 (1,219) 42 (1,067) 30 (762) 680 (308)
1-Phase Trip Selectable Ext. Control
ESD312-P-XX 15kV 2-Way 3-Phase (1) Vacuum Interrupter Tap 36 (914) 48 (1,219) 42 (1,067) 680 (308)
ESD322-P-XX 27kV 2-Way 3-Phase (1) Vacuum Interrupter Tap 36 (914) 48 (1,219) 42 (1,067) 680 (308)
ESD332-P-XX 38kV 2-Way 3-Phase (1) Vacuum Interrupter Tap 36 (914) 48 (1,219) 42 (1,067) 680 (308)
15kV 3-Way 3-Phase (1) Source Switch,
ESD313-TPP-XXX 54 (1,372) 48 (1,219) 54 (1,372) 1,160 (526)
(2) Vacuum Interrupter Taps
27kV 3-Way 3-Phase (1) Source Switch,
ESD323-TPP-XXX 54 (1,372) 48 (1,219) 54 (1,372) 1,160 (526)
(2) Vacuum Interrupter Taps
38kV 3-Way 3-Phase (1) Source Switch,
ESD333-TPP-XXX 72 (1,829) 54 (1,372) 72 (1,829) 1,500 (680)
(2) Vacuum Interrupter Taps
15kV 3-Way 3-Phase (2) Source Switches,
ESD313-TTP-XXX 54 (1,372) 48 (1,219) 54 (1,372) 1,160 (526)
(1) Vacuum Interrupter Tap
27kV 3-Way 3-Phase (2) Source Switches,
ESD323-TTP-XXX 54 (1,372) 48 (1,219) 54 (1,372) 1,160 (526)
(1) Vacuum Interrupter Tap
38kV 3-Way 3-Phase (2) Source Switches,
ESD333-TTP-XXX 72 (1,829) 54 (1,372) 72 (1,829) 1,500 (680)
(1) Vacuum Interrupter Tap
15kV 4-Way 3-Phase (1) Source Switch,
ESD314-TPPP-XXXX 54 (1,372) 48 (1,219) 54 (1,372) 1,380 (626)
(3) Vacuum Interrupter Taps
27kV 4-Way 3-Phase (1) Source Switch,
ESD324-TPPP-XXXX 54 (1,372) 48 (1,219) 54 (1,372) 1,380 (626)
(3) Vacuum Interrupter Taps
38kV 4-Way 3-Phase (1) Source Switch,
ESD334-TPPP-XXXX 72 (1,829) 54 (1,372) 72 (1,829) 1,500 (680)
(3) Vacuum Interrupter Taps
15kV 4-Way 3-Phase (2) Source Switches,
ESD314-TTPP-XXXX 54 (1,372) 48 (1,219) 54 (1,372) 1,380 (626)
(2) Vacuum Interrupter Taps
27kV 4-Way 3-Phase (2) Source Switches,
ESD324-TTPP-XXXX 54 (1,372) 48 (1,219) 54 (1,372) 1,380 (626)
(2) Vacuum Interrupter Taps
38kV 4-Way 3-Phase (2) Source Switches,
ESD334-TTPP-XXXX 72 (1,829) 54 (1,372) 72 (1,829) 1,500 (680)
(2) Vacuum Interrupter Taps
15kV 4-Way 3-Phase (3) Source Switches,
ESD314-TTTP-XXXX 54 (1,372) 48 (1,219) 54 (1,372) 1,380 (626)
(1) Vacuum Interrupter Tap
27kV 4-Way 3-Phase (3) Source Switches,
ESD324-TTTP-XXXX 54 (1,372) 48 (1,219) 54 (1,372) 1,380 (626)
(1) Vacuum Interrupter Tap
38kV 4-Way 3-Phase (3) Source Switches,
ESD334-TTTP-XXXX 72 (1,829) 54 (1,372) 72 (1,829) 1,500 (680)
(1) Vacuum Interrupter Tap
Note: X = 6 for 600A or 2 for 200A.
YY = 10, 20, 30, 80 for different electronic controls. Consult your local representative on 38kV multi-way configurations.

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Elastimold Automatic Source Transfer Packages


Width in. Height in. Depth in. Weight lb.
CAT. NO. Description (mm) (mm) (mm) (kg) Diagram
Subsurface (Two MVS3 interconnected with multi-point junctions. For wall/floor mounting.)
ATS312-AA-XX 15kV 2-Way 3-Phase (2) Source Switches, 21 (533) 19 (483) 26 (660) 60 (27)
Customer Connected Tap *
ATS322-AA-XX 25kV 2-Way 3-Phase (2) Source Switches, 21 (533) 19 (483) 26 (660) 60 (27)
Customer Connected Tap
ATS313-AAB-XXX 15kV 3-Way 3-Phase (2) Source Switches, 22 (559) 79 (2,007) 21 (533) 300 (136)
(1) Solid Tap
ATS323-AAB-XXX 25kV 3-Way 3-Phase (2) Source Switches, 22 (559) 79 (2,007) 21 (533) 300 (136)
(1) Solid Tap
ATS314-AABB-XXXX 15kV 4-Way 3-Phase (2) Source Switches, 22 (559) 79 (2,007) 21 (533) 300 (136)
(2) Solid Taps
ATS324-AABB-XXXX 25kV 4-Way 3-Phase (2) Source Switches, 22 (559) 79 (2,007) 21 (533) 300 (136)
(2) Solid Taps
ATS313-AAP-XXX 15kV 3-Way 3-Phase (2) Source Switches, 22 (559) 79 (2,007) 21 (533) 450 (204)
**
(1) Vacuum Interrupter Tap
ATS323-AAP-XXX 25kV 3-Way 3-Phase (2) Source Switches, 22 (559) 79 (2,007) 21 (533) 450 (204)
)
(1) Vacuum Interrupter Tap
ATS314-AAPP-XXXX 15kV 4-Way 3-Phase (2) Source Switches, 22 (559) 79 (2,007) 21 (533) 600 (272)
(2) Vacuum Interrupter Taps
**
ATS324-AAPP-XXXX 25kV 4-Way 3-Phase (2) Source Switches, 22 (559) 79 (2,007) 21 (533) 600 (272)
) )
(2) Vacuum Interrupter Taps
Vault (All ways mounted onto a common bus and supported by a free-standing frame. For floor mounting.)
ATV313-AAB-XXX 15kV 3-Way 3-Phase (2) Source Switches, 48 (1,219) 36 (914) 22 (559) 620 (281)
(1) Solid Tap
ATV323-AAB-XXX 25kV 3-Way 3-Phase (2) Source Switches, 48 (1,219) 36 (914) 22 (559) 620 (281)
(1) Solid Tap
ATV313-AAP-XXX 15kV 3-Way 3-Phase (2) Source Switches, 48 (1,219) 36 (914) 22 (559) 750 (340)
(1) Vacuum Interrupter Tap
ATV323-AAP-XXX 25kV 3-Way 3-Phase (2) Source Switches, 48 (1,219) 36 (914) 22 (559) 750 (340) )
(1) Vacuum Interrupter Tap
ATV314-AAPP-XXXX 15kV 4-Way 3-Phase (2) Source Switches, 48 (1,219) 36 (914) 22 (559) 880 (399)
(2) Vacuum Interrupter Taps
ATV324-AAPP-XXXX 25kV 4-Way 3-Phase (2) Source Switches, 48 (1,219) 36 (914) 22 (559) 880 (399) ) )
(2) Vacuum Interrupter Taps
Padmount
ATD313-AAP-XXX 15kV 3-Way 3-Phase (2) Source Switches, 54 (1,317) 48 (1,219) 54 (1,317) 1,160 (526)
(1) Vacuum Interrupter Tap
ATD323-AAP-XXX 25kV 3-Way 3-Phase (2) Source Switches, 54 (1,317) 48 (1,219) 54 (1,317) 1,160 (526) )
(1) Vacuum Interrupter Tap
ATD314-AAPP-XXXX 15kV 4-Way 3-Phase (2) Source Switches, 54 (1,317) 48 (1,219) 54 (1,317) 1,380 (626)
(2) Vacuum Interrupter Taps
ATD324-AAPP-XXXX 25kV 4-Way 3-Phase (2) Source Switches, 54 (1,317) 48 (1,219) 54 (1,317) 1,380 (626) ) )
(2) Vacuum Interrupter Taps
* Dimensions for one switch.
** Dimensions for two MVS3 interconnected with Multi-Point Junctions. MVIs are mounted elsewhere in the vault.
Note: X = 6 for 600A or 2 for 200A.
Other configurations are available. Please consult your local representative on configurations not shown here.

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Elastimold Subsurface Modular Packages


CAT. NO. Description
Load-Break Subsurface/Vault Modules
ess312-t-6x-mod 15kV 2-Way Subsurface Module with (1) 3-Ph. MVS Switch
ess322-t-6x-mod 25kV 2-Way Subsurface Module with (1) 3-Ph. MVS Switch
ess332-t-6x-mod 35kV 2-Way Subsurface Module with (1) 3-Ph. MVS Switch
ess312-u-6x-mod 15kV 2-Way Subsurface Module with (1) 3-Ph. MVS Switch & 1224VDC Motor
ess322-u-6x-mod 25kV 2-Way Subsurface Module with (1) 3-Ph. MVS Switch & 1224VDC Motor
ess332-u-6x-mod 35kV 2-Way Subsurface Module with (1) 3-Ph. MVS Switch & 1224VDC Motor
ess312-v-6x-mod 15kV 2-Way Subsurface Module with (1) 3-Ph. MVS Switch & 120VAC Motor
ess322-v-6x-mod 25kV 2-Way Subsurface Module with (1) 3-Ph. MVS Switch & 120VAC Motor
ess332-v-6x-mod 35kV 2-Way Subsurface Module with (1) 3-Ph. MVS Switch & 120VAC Motor
Interrupter Subsurface/Vault Modules
ess312-P-6x-mod 15kV 2-Way Subsurface Module with (1) 3-Ph. MVI Interrupter & Internal Control
ess322-P-6x-mod 25kV 2-Way Subsurface Module with (1) 3-Ph. MVI Interrupter & Internal Control
ess332-P-6x-mod 35kV 2-Way Subsurface Module with (1) 3-Ph. MVI Interrupter & Internal Control
ess312-C-6x-mod 15kV 2-Way Subsurface Module with (1) 3-Ph. MVI Interrupter & 20 Control
ess322-C-6x-mod 25kV 2-Way Subsurface Module with (1) 3-Ph. MVI Interrupter & 20 Control
ess332-C-6x-mod 35kV 2-Way Subsurface Module with (1) 3-Ph. MVI Interrupter & 20 Control
ess312-D-6x-mod 15kV 2-Way Subsurface Module with (1) 3-Ph. MVI Interrupter & 30 Control
ess322-D-6x-mod 25kV 2-Way Subsurface Module with (1) 3-Ph. MVI Interrupter & 30 Control
ess332-D-6x-mod 35kV 2-Way Subsurface Module with (1) 3-Ph. MVI Interrupter & 30 Control
ess312-o-6x-mod* 15kV 2-Way Subsurface Module with (1) 3-Ph. MVI Interrupter & 80 Control
ess322-o-6x-mod* 25kV 2-Way Subsurface Module with (1) 3-Ph. MVI Interrupter & 80 Control
ess332-o-6x-mod* 35kV 2-Way Subsurface Module with (1) 3-Ph. MVI Interrupter & 80 Control
ess312-R-6x-mod 15kV 2-Way Subsurface Module with (1) 3-Ph. MVI Interrupter & 1224VDC Motor
ess322-r-6x-mod 25kV 2-Way Subsurface Module with (1) 3-Ph. MVI Interrupter & 1224VDC Motor
ess332-r-6x-mod 35kV 2-Way Subsurface Module with (1) 3-Ph. MVI Interrupter & 1224VDC Motor
ess312-w-6x-mod 15kV 2-Way Subsurface Module with (1) 3-Ph. MVI Interrupter & 120VAC Motor
ess322-w-6x-mod 25kV 2-Way Subsurface Module with (1) 3-Ph. MVI Interrupter & 120VAC Motor
ess332-w-6x-mod 35kV 2-Way Subsurface Module with (1) 3-Ph. MVI Interrupter & 120VAC Motor
ess312-j-6x-mod 15kV 2-Way Subsurface Module with (3) 1-Ph. MVI Interrupter & Internal Control
ess322-j-6x-mod 25kV 2-Way Subsurface Module with (3) 1-Ph. MVI Interrupter & Internal Control
ess332-j-6x-mod 35kV 2-Way Subsurface Module with (3) 1-Ph. MVI Interrupter & Internal Control
ess312-l-6x-mod 15kV 2-Way Subsurface Module with (3) 1-Ph. MVI Interrupter & 80 Control
ess322-l-6x-mod 25kV 2-Way Subsurface Module with (3) 1-Ph. MVI Interrupter & 80 Control
ess332-l-6x-mod 35kV 2-Way Subsurface Module with (3) 1-Ph. MVI Interrupter & 80 Control
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CAT. NO. Description


ESS-CONN-MOD-KIT (15kV & 27kV) Solid Bus and Connector Plate Kit (3 jumper cables, 4 connector plates, stabilizer plate & hardware)
ESS-CONN-MOD-KiT-38 (38kV) Jumper Cable and Connector Plate Kit (3 jumper cables, 4 connector plates, stabilizer plate & hardware)
MVI3-CONN-TRANF-KIT (15kV & 27kV) Jumper Cable and Connector Plate Kit (3 jumper cables)
MVi3-CONN-TRANF-KIT-38 (38kV) Jumper Cable and Connector Plate Kit (3 jumper cables)
Auto-Transfer Upgrade Kit (1 Elastimold SCADA-ready controller, 2 AT 12DC motors, 6 voltage sensors, 2 fault-blocking CTs, 2 MVS3
AT-27-KiT-CS1431
motor linkages, 4 40-ft. 12-pin cables w/threaded couplers, 4 40-ft.6-pin cables w/threadcd couplers, 1 40-ft. 4-pin power cord)
20 (when used with R & W) 20 Control with Phase and Ground Trip (to be used on ganged three-phase MVI3 mechanism)
30 (when used with R & W) 30 Control with Three-Phase Trip Only (to be used on ganged three-phase MVI3 mechanism)
80 (when used with R & W) 80 Control with Selectable Three-Phase Trip Function (to be use on ganged three-phase MVI3 mechanism)
80SA or 80SD (when used with R & W) SCADA 80 Control with Selectable Three-Phase Trip Function (to be use on ganged three-phase MVI3 mechanism)
10, 20, 30 & 80 Control When Ordered Separate
MVI3-8OSA & MVI3-8OSD Controls SCADA-Type Controls (when ordered separate)
9COND-MP-20 Output SCADA Cable (to be used with the SCADA 80 Control)
9COND-FP-20 Input SCADA Cable (to be used with the SCADA 80 Control)
4COND-FP-20 Power Supply Cable (to be used with the SCADA 80 Control)
MVI-STP-USB Adapter to Connect MVI to Laptop (for units with internal control only)
MO120A (when ordered with the gear) 120VAC Motor Operator & Controller for Three-Phase Units
MO12D (when ordered with the gear) 1224VDC Motor Operator & Controller for Three-Phase Units
MO12D-Kit (when ordered separately) 1224VDC Motor Operator & Controller for Three-Phase MVI Units
M03120A-KIT (when ordered separately) 120VAC Motor Operator & Controller for Three-Phase MVI Units
M03120ACS1468 120VAC Motor w/Motors Controller, 40-ft. 12-Pin Control Cable, 3-ft. Control Power Cable and Both MVI and MVS Linkages
CAM Cam-Op (to be installed on MVS or MVI 15/27kV)
5kV Switchgear Cam-Op Kit contains:
655LINK-C-LR-SWG
(3) K655BLR (1) Cam Bracket (3) 650LK-C Links (3) Pin Contacts
(when sold separately)
(3) K655EBE (3) 160DRG (3) 650LB Hardware
27kV Switchgear Cam-Op Kit contains:
K655LiNK-C-LR-SWG
(3) K655BLR (1) Cam Bracket (3) K650LK-C Links (3) Pin Contacts
(when sold separately)
(3) K655EBE (3) 273DRG (3) 650LB Mounting Hardware
PS (MVS1 or MVI1) Parking Stand for MVS3 and MVS1 (installed between bushings)
PS (MVS3 or MVI3) Parking Stand for MVS3 and MVS3 (installed between bushings)
PS6 Double Parking Stand for MVS3, MVI3 or RMVI3 (between bushings and on mechanism cover)
MPS Parking Stand for MVS3 or MVI3 on Mechanism Cover

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Elastimold MVI switchgear

EPDM molded rubber construction with stainless steel hardware


and mechanism boxes
All switchgear components are fully sealed and submersible
Combines vacuum interruption and current-limiting fault protection
High fault current interrupting capability up to 25kA symmetrical
for MVI and 50kA symmetrical for MCLVI
Deadfront construction insulates, shields and eliminates exposed
live parts
Compact and lightweight small footprint enables components
to fit in tight padmount, subsurface, vault, riser-pole or tower
installations
Can be installed almost anywhere and in any position
hanging from ceiling, wall mounted, mounted at an angle
or riser-pole mounted
Variety of electronic controls for optimum overcurrent protection
Entirely solid-dielectric, deadfront design requires no maintenance
and is 100% environmentally friendly 38kV/25kA MVI

No greenhouse gases are used, and no byproducts are produced


during interruption
Units can be operated manually or via SCADA
38kV/25kA Molded Vacuum Interrupter (MVI)
The 38kV/25kA MVI incorporates Elastimolds proven combination of EPDM molded
insulation with a vacuum interrupter. This latest addition to our solid-dielectric family
of switchgear features a 25kA symmetrical fault interrupting vacuum bottle and a
magnetic actuator mechanism.
The MVI will work with a broad line of control options, ranging from our Elastimold
80MAX Control to a variety of Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories controls. The small,
lightweight unit is maintenance-free and environmentally friendly, containing no gas
or oil, and is ideal for subsurface, vault, tower, padmount or riser-pole applications.

38kV/50kA Molded Current-Limiting Vacuum Interrupter (MCLVI)


The 38kV/50kA MCLVI incorporates Elastimolds proven combination of EPDM molded
insulation with a current-limiting fuse and a fault interrupting vacuum bottle. This
addition to our solid-dielectric family of switchgear uses a vacuum interrupter to
clear low-magnitude faults in series with a Hi-Tech current-limiting fuse to clear
higher-magnitude faults, substantially reducing energy let-through. The unit also
includes our current sensors and self-powered protective control. If a single current-
limiting fuse clears a fault, the MCLVI will sense an imbalance and trip to prevent
single phasing. This small, lightweight unit is maintenance-free and environmentally
friendly, containing no gas or oil, and is available for subsurface, vault, tower,
38kV/50kA MCLVI
padmount or riser-pole applications. Choose a stacked (shown), linear or back-to-back
arrangement. When used for transformer protection, the fuses can be coordinated
with the vacuum interrupter so that the fuses will only operate in the event of
a transformer failure.

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38kV/25kA MVI
Weight: 300 lbs.

23.50"
1.28"
22.00"
7.00" 7.00" 15.63"

9.00"

10.44"

11.00"

50.00"

Front View Side View

38kV/50kA MCLVI
Weight: 280 lbs.

18.500"
Mounting

18.500"
14.000" Mounting

33.875"

19.000" 30.312"
Mounting
Front View Side View

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Interrupter Controls
80MAX External Control with Three-Phase Trip
The 80MAX Control mounts externally to the interrupter mechanism
and provides the ability to select an overcurrent trip level and ground. This
control uses the E-Set software, which enables programming via a computer
using the MVI-STP-USB adapter. E-Set features custom TCC curves and
provides access to last fault event information, as well as real-time current
per phase.
The E-Set II software is accessible via a computer connection to view
or modify settings. Phase and ground trip, as well as inrush restraint, are
available. The E-Set software enables the user to connect to the 80MAX
Control, either in the shop or in the field, to program or change settings.
An MVI-STP-USB programming connector is required to connect between
the PC and the MVI. With a computer connected to the MVI control, the
user can view real-time currents, the number of overcurrent protection
operations, current magnitude of the last trip and the phase/ground fault
targets. This is the standard control option.
Note: E-Set software can be downloaded from www.elastimoldswitchgear.com.

Curves (25kA Interrupter only)


Curve No. Curve Reference No. Curve Type
Relay Curves (minimum trip 30600A)
01 MVI-TCC-01 ESlow
02 MVI-TCC-02 E Standard
03 MVI-TCC-03 Oil Fuse Cutout
04 MVI-TCC-04 K
05 MVI-TCC-05 Kearney QA
06 MVI-TCC-06 Cooper EF
07 MVI-TCC-07 Cooper NX-C
08 MVI-TCC-08 CO-11-1
09 MVI-TCC-09 CO-11-2
10 MVI-TCC-10 T
11 MVI-TCC-11 CO-9-1
12 MVI-TCC-12 CO-9-2
13 MVI-TCC-13 Cooper 280ARX
14 MVI-TCC-14 F
16 MVI-TCC-16 Kearney KS
17 MVI-TCC-17 GERelay
1823 MVI-TCC-1823 CO-8-1CO-8-6
2427 MVI-TCC-2427 CO-9-3CO-9-6
2831 MVI-TCC-2831 CO-11-3CO-11-6
Fuse Curves (minimum trip 10200A)
54 MVI-TCC-54 ESlow
55 MVI-TCC-55 EStandard
56 MVI-TCC-56 Oil Fuse Cutout
Besides the Elastimold interrupter controls,
57 MVI-TCC-57 K the SEL-351R relay from Schweitzer
58 MVI-TCC-58 Kearney QA Engineering Laboratories can also be used
59 MVI-TCC-59 Cooper NX-C with Elastimold MVI and MCLVI molded
vacuum interrupters.
60 MVI-TCC-60 T
Consult factory for 50kA Interrupter Curves.

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Certified Tests
MVI Molded Vacuum Fault Interrupters have been designed
and tested per applicable portion of IEEE, ANSI, NEMA
and other industry standards, including:

ANSI C37.60 Standard for Fault Interrupters


ANSI C37.41 Standard for Current Limiting Fuse
Design and Testing
IEEE 386 Standard for Separable Connectors
and Bushing Interfaces

38kV/50kA MCLVI 38kV/25kA MVI

Electrical Characteristics of 38kV MVI and MCLVI


MVI MCLVI
Voltage Class (kV) 35 35
Maximum Design Voltage (kV) 38 38
Frequency (Hz) 50/60 50/60
BIL Impulse Withstand (kV) 150 150
One-Minute AC Withstand (kV) 70 70
Five-Minute DC Withstand (kV) 103 103
Continuous Current (Amp) 630 55*
Load Interrupting & Loop Switching Current (Amp) 630 630
Capacitor or Cable Charging Interrupting (Amp) 40 40
Symmetrical/Asymmetrical Interrupting Capability (kA) 25/40 50/NA
Current Sensor Ratio 1000:1 1000:1
Ambient Temperature Range -40 C65 C -40 C65 C
* Continuous current equates to over 165% of the rated current for a 2MW tower at 34.5kV.

MVI and MCLVI Series


Cat. No. Description
WMVI3-21-38-66 3-Phase, 38kV Molded Vacuum Interrupter, 600A Bushings
MCLVI3-21-38-22 3-Phase, 38kV Current-Limiting Molded Vacuum Interrupter, 200A Bushing Wells
MCLVI3-21-38-66 3-Phase, 38kV Current-Limiting Molded Vacuum Interrupter, 600A Bushings
M38CLF1 Replacement Fuse

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The recloser you want, all in one package.

Power & High Voltage Elastimold Molded Reclosers, Switches & Switchgear
Single- and Three-Phase Molded Vacuum Reclosers, 1538kV
The need for automated reclosers has never been greater, but many of todays reclosers come
with penalties. They weigh too much, and that makes them difficult to install. They arent easy to
upgrade, so you have to guess about what features to include in case you need them several years
from now. Whats more, if the recloser you stock doesnt come with superior technical support,
service and built-in quality, you may find it worse than no recloser at all.
Elastimold Molded Vaccum Reclosers address all of these problems, and more.
Elastimold Molded Vaccum Reclosers are 33% lighter than typical units today, so theyre easier
and less expensive to install. Modular design means Smart Grid sensors can be added quickly
and simply. Our reclosers are compatible with SEL Controls, the best in the business. Elastimold
customer support, technical expertise and collaborative working relationships with customers
mean that you will have the information you need, exactly when you need it.
SEL is a registered trademark of Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.

Solid Dielectric Insulation

Current & Voltage Sensors

Integrated Pole Mounting Bracket

Lifting Rings

Manual Tripping Lever

Highly Visible
360Indicators

Smart, light and flexible.


Elastimold reclosers are world-class, by design. They respond to every hardware requirement that utilities want, and thensome.

Smart Our reclosers are Smart Grid ready with three Flexible Elastimold reclosers are modular, so field
integral load-side voltage sensors and provision to add upgrades and retrofits are easy and fast. The single-
source-side voltage sensors, if desired. They were designed phase reclosers have a pole rotation mounting bracket
to be fully compatible with the industrys No.1 name in for easier installation.
controls, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories.
Made with Your Needs in Mind We designed our
Light The three-phase Elastimold reclosers weigh reclosers only after extensive talks with electric utilities.
33% less than existing typical units. The simplicity of Their features, from easier-to-see open/close indicators
the mechanism design, and the compactness of the to the many robust extra features that we consider
encapsulated components, contribute to making standard, are there because of you.
Elastimold reclosers easier to move and install.

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Recloser construction.
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The Elastimold Molded Vacuum Recloser (MVR) operates electrically by energizing a magnetic
actuator system with a completely sealed housing. Each pole contains a vacuum interrupter sealed
in solid dielectric insulation for mechanical and high dielectric strength.
An open-closed position indicator provides a 360 view. An external manual trip assembly
is located on the side; when in the down position, it maintains the recloser in a lockout position until
it is manually restored. All electrical control connections are made through asealed single-environment
control cable connector on theside.
The combination of the molded vacuum recloser with microprocessor controls accurately detects
a wide range of line disturbances and provides reliable, high-speed isolation for adverse conditions.

Top Silicone Sheds

Current Transformer

Side Silicone Terminal


Vacuum Bottle

Main Body EPDM Insulation

Solid Dielectric Diaphragm


Load-Side Voltage Sensor

Pull Rod Assembly

Bottom Silicone Sheds

Upper Cover

Magnetic Actuator
Lower Cover

Position Indicator

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Current Sensor

Smart Grid ready.


Integral CT and load-side voltage sensors;
with provisions to add Elastimold source-side
voltage sensors.

Load-Side Voltage Sensor

Typical Control Settings A range of controls is available for Elastimold reclosers. A typical control includes:
Overcurrent protectionfast and delay curves
Sensitive earth fault
Complete metering
Recloser wear monitor
Fault locator
Flexible control logic and integration
Supervisory control and data acquisition ready multiple communications protocols
Load profile

Compatible with SEL recloser controls

SEL-351R
SEL-351RS Kestrel
SEL-351R Falcon
SEL-651R

Notes:
Use with the SEL-351R and SEL-351R Falcon
requires connection via MVR power module.
The power module is connected to the recloser
via a 6-ft., 32-pin cable.
Voltage sensors require SEL-651R x 2 control
with six 8VAC low-energy analog (LEA) inputs.

Single-Phase Three-Phase Three-Phase Three-Phase


SEL-351RS Kestrel SEL-351R SEL-351R Falcon SEL-651R x 2
SEL is a registered trademark of Schweitzer
Engineering Laboratories, Inc. 10-Pin Cable 14-Pin Cable 14-Pin Cable 32-Pin Cable

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Weight
15kV 27kV 38kV
Lightweight Others Elastimold Others Elastimold Others Elastimold
Internal diaphragm and silicone rubber sheds Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
reduce weight 100 lb. 57 lb. 100 lb. 57 lb. 130 lb. 58 lb.
Single-Phase
45 kg 25.8 kg 45 kg 25.8 kg 60 kg 26.3 kg
333 lb. 208 lb. 333 lb. 208 lb. 430 lb. 211 lb.
Three-Phase
150 kg 94.3 kg 150 kg 94.3 kg 195 kg 95.7 kg

Proven solid dielectric insulation Simplified mechanism


Molded EPDM main body with overlapping silicone rubber sheds Translates into a lightweight device
for improved dielectric weatherability and UV performance

Silicone Rubber Silicone Rubber

EPDM Rubber

Silicone Rubber

Flexible
Modular design Pole rotation mount
Optimized modular design is lightweight and maintenance free. The single-phase recloser has a unique pole rotation mounting bracket
Design is modular and allows for individual pole or shed replacement for easier installation and repositioning from 0 to 180
if ever required

Top Shed

Side Terminal

180 Repositioning

Mounting Bracket

Bottom Shed

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Easy-to-see

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position indicator
3 60 position indicator view with large color-
coded reflective open/closed indicators on bottom
of recloser for easy visibility from ground level

Closed Indication Open Indication

Reliable long-life
mechanism
The state-of-the-art design of our Magnetic Actuator
magnetic actuator offers over 10,000
trip and close full-load operations with
no maintenance required

Single- and three-phase


tripping capabilities Trip Handle Normal,
Closed Position
The fast and highly reliable electrically ganged
operation provides flexibility of simultaneous
three-phase tripping or single-phase tripping Open and Locked-
with three-phase lockout Out Position
The manual trip lever is mechanically linked to
trip and lockout all three phasessimultaneously

Close Phase Position Trip Phase Position

Reduced inventory items Rated


15kV 27kV 38kV
Maximum Others Elastimold Others Elastimold Others Elastimold
Incorporating extra features and extended Voltage Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
capabilities as standard can lead to less stock
Continuous
on your floor Current
630A 800A 630A 800A 630A 800A
BIL 95kV 150kV 125kV 150kV 150kV 170kV

15kV 27kV 38kV


Elastimold Elastimold Elastimold
Pollution Level Required Creep Standard Required Creep Standard Required Creep Standard
I Light 9.8" (248mm) N/A 17.0" (432mm) N/A 23.9" (608mm) N/A
II Medium 12.2" (310mm) N/A 21.3" (540mm) N/A 30.0" (760mm) N/A
III Heavy 15.3" (388mm) N/A 26.6" (675mm) N/A 37.4" (950mm) N/A
IV Very Heavy 18.9" (481mm) 41.5" (1054mm) 33.0" (837mm) 41.5" (1054mm) 46.4" (1178mm) 51.0" (1295mm)

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Typical Recloser Installation
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LINE
Line

Recloser
RECLOSER ARRESTER
Arrester

PT
PT
Line
LINE
Neutral
NEUTRAL
Ground
GROUND

ARRESTER
Arrester
Pole
POLE
Ground
GROUND

SYSTEM
System
NEUTRAL
Neutral
MVR
MVR
Power
POWER Requiredfor
Required forSEL-351R
SEL-351R and and SEL-351R
SEL-351R Falcon
Falcon.
MODULE
Module Cableplugs
Cable plugsdirectly
directlyinto
into Recloser
Recloser
onSEL-351RS
on SEL-351RSKestrel
KESTREL
and& SEL-651R.
TM
SEL-651R

UTILITY POLE
Utility Pole

CONTROL
Control
CABLE
Cable
Recloser
RECLOSER
Control
CONTROL
CONTROL
GROUND
Ground
Control
Supply
SUPPLY

PROTECTIVE
Protective
SHIELD
Shield

Arresters are recommended to provide protection against overvoltage conditions. When arresters are
installed, they should be mounted on the supplied arrester brackets or as close to the recloser as practical.

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Dimensions for Elastimold Single-Phase

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Molded Vacuum Reclosers
15kV and 27kV 38kV
2.80"
2.80" 2.80"
71.1mm
71,1 mm 2.80" 2.80"
71,1 mm 71.1mm
71,1 mm

12.50"
12.50"
12.50" 12.50"
12.50"
317,5 mm
317.5mm
317,5 mm
23.99" 317.5mm
317,5 mm
23.99" 23.99"
23.99"
609,3 mm
609.3mm 609.3mm
609,3 mm 23.99"
609,3 mm

35.04"
35.04"
35.04"
35.04"
890,1 mm
890.1mm 8.69" 890.1mm
890,1 mm
35.04"
8.69"
8.69"
8.69"
890,1 mm
28.90" 220,7 mm
30.70" 220,7 mm
220.7mm 8.69"
28.90" 220.7mm 779,8 mm
30.70" 220,7 mm
734mm
734 mm 30.70"
779,8 mm
779.8mm 19.65"
19.65"
19.65"
19.65"
499,2 mm
499.2mm 19.65"
499,2 mm
499.2mm 499,2 mm

10.07"
255,9 mm

10.07"
10.07" 10.07"
10.07"
255,9 mm
255,9 mm
255.9mm 255.9mm

Dimensions for Elastimold Three-Phase

Molded Vacuum Reclosers


15kV and 27kV 38kV
15.50"
15.50" 15.50"
15.50" 15.50" 15.50"
0.56" 15.50" 1.75"
15.50"
393.7mm
393,7 mm
393.7mm
393,7 mm
14,2 mm 393,7 mm
393.7mm 393,7
mmmm
393.7mm
44,5 0.56"
TYP 14,2 mm
TYP

41.98"
41.98" 1.75" 41.98"
41.98"
1066.3mm
1066,3 mm 44,5 mm 1066,3 mm
1066.3mm 1.75"
44,5 mm
35.08"
24.20"
24.20" 12.95"
12.95" 24.20"
24.20"
891,2 mm 12.95"
12.95"
328,9 mm
614.8mm
614,8 mm
328.9mm 614.8mm
614,8 mm 328,9 mm
328.9mm
8.81" 8.81"
223,8 mm 223,8 mm

19.61" 19.61"
498 mm 498 mm

16.40"
16.40" 18.20"
18.20"
462,3 mm
416.5mm
416,5 mm
462.3mm 35.51"
33.71"
33.71" 35.51"
902,1 mm
856,3 mm
856.3mm 902.1mm
0.56"
0.56"
1.75"
15.50"
393,7 mm
1.75"
15.50"
393,7 mm
0.56"
0.56"
1.75"
1.75"
14.2mm
14.2mm
14,2 mm
TYP TYP 44.5mm
44,5 mm 14,2 mm
TYP TYP 44.5mm
44,5 mm

41.98" 1.75"
1.75"
41.98"
1.75"
1066,3 mm
1066,3 mm
44.5mm
44,5 mm 1.75"
44.5mm
44,5 mm
35.08"
35.08"
35.08"
35.08"
12.95" 891,2 mm
12.95"
328,9 mm
24.20"
614,8 mm 891.2mm
891,2 mm
328,9 mm 891.2mm
8.81"
8.81" 8.81"
8.81"
223.8mm
223,8 mm 223.8mm
223,8 mm

19.61"
19.61"
19.61"
19.61"

498mm
498 mm 498 mm
498mm
16.40" 18.20"
416,5 mm 462,3 mm

33.71" 35.51"
856,3 mm 902,1 mm

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Single-Phase Recloser
13.38"13.38"
13.38"
13.38"
339,8 339,8
mm mm 339.8mm
339,8 mm

LINE SIDE 0.50" 0.50"


0.50"
LINE SIDE 0.50" 12,7 mm 12,7 mm
Line SideARRESTER
LINE SIDE Arrester ARRESTER
12,7 mm
12.7mm
ARRESTER
1/2-13 BOLT/NUT
1
2-13 Bolt/Nut
1/2-13 BOLT/NUT
1/2-13 BOLT/NUT FOR ARRESTER
for Arrester
FOR ARRESTER
FOR ARRESTER
ARRESTER
ARRESTER MOUNTING FRAME
Arrester
ARRESTER Mounting
MOUNTING FRAME
MOUNTING FRAME Frame

Optional Arrester
OPTIONAL ARRESTER
OPTIONAL Mounting
OPTIONAL
ARRESTER Holes
ARRESTER
MOUNTING HOLES
MOUNTING HOLES 3/8-16 BOLT
MOUNTING
3
BOLT
HOLES
3/8-16
8-16 Bolt
3/8-16 BOLT
5.75"
5.75"
5.75"
146,1 mm
5.75"
146,1 mm 146.1mm
146,1 mm

Three-Phase Recloser

58"
58" 1473,2 mm
58" 1473,2
1473.2mm
mm
11" 36"
11"
11"
279,4 mm
36" 914.4mm
36"
914,4 mm
279,4 mm Transformer
TRANSFORMER
914,4 mm
279.4mm 18"
18"
18"
457,2 mm
457,2 mm
457.2mm LineLINESide
SIDE LINE SIDE
ARRESTER
ARRESTER
Arrester

19.1"
19.1"
484mm
484 mm Line
LINE Side
SIDE
19.1"
-13 Bolt/Nut
11/2-13 BOLT/NUT
484 mm LINE SIDE 2
1
13.9"
13.9" Arrester
ARRESTERS
ARRESTERS
FOR ARRESTERS
for Arrester F
13.9"
LOAD SIDE 353.7mm
353,7 mm
353,7 mm
ARRESTERS LOAD SIDE
ARRESTERS

58"
1/2-13 BOLT/NUT FOR 3/8-16 BOLT/WASHER
1473,2 mm
LOAD SIDE ARRESTERS FOR LOAD SIDE ARRESTER FRAME
1/2-13 BOLT/NUT FOR 3/8-16 BOLT/WASHER 11" 36"
LOAD SIDE
ARRESTER FRAME LOAD SIDE ARRESTERS FOR LOAD SIDE ARRESTER FRAME 279,4 mm 914,4 mm
LOAD SIDE 18"
ARRESTER FRAME 457,2 mm LINE SIDE
24.6"
24.6"
ARRESTER
624.7mm
624,7 mm

19.1"
484 mm LINE SIDE 1
ARRESTERS F
13.9"
353,7 mm
LoadSIDE
LOAD Side
Arresters
ARRESTERS

2-13
1 1
2-13 Bolt/Nut
Bolt/Nut
1/2-13 for
BOLT/NUTfor
FOR 8-16 Bolt/Washer for
3/8-16
3 BOLT/WASHER

Load
Load Side
LOADSide Arrester
SIDE Arrester
ARRESTERS FOR LOAD SIDE ARRESTER FRAME
Load Side Arrester Frame
Load
LOADSide
SIDE
Arresters Frame
ARRESTER FRAME

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Ratings

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Description 15kV 27kV 38kV*
Nominal System Voltage (kV RMS) 14.4 25 35
Rated Maximum Voltage (kV RMS) 17.1 29.3 38
Nominal Frequency (Hz) 50 or 60 50 or 60 50 or 60
Phase Spacing on Three-Phase Units (Inches) 15.5 15.5 15.5
BIL (kV) 150 150 170
Power Frequency WithstandDry (kV) 50 60 70
Power Frequency WithstandWet (kV) 45 50 60
Continuous Current (A RMS) 800 800 800
Eight-Hour Overload Current (A RMS) 960 960 960
CT Ratio 1,000 to 1 1,000 to 1 1,000 to 1
Interrupting Current (kA RMS Symmetrical) 12.5 12.5 12.5
Making Current (kA Asymmetrical Peak) 32.5 32.5 32.5
Creepage Distances (InchesLine to Ground) 41.5 41.5 51
Arc-Extinction Medium Vacuum Vacuum Vacuum
Insulation Medium EPDM/SiliconRubber EPDM/SiliconRubber EPDM/SiliconRubber
Mechanical Operations 10,000 10,000 10,000
Operating Temperatures -40 C to 65 C -40 C to 65 C -40 C to 65 C
Voltage Sensor Accuracy (Load/Line) 3%/1% 3%/1% 3%/1%
CT Accuracy Class 1 Class 1 Class 1
Weight (Single-Phase/Three-Phase) 57 lb./208 lb. 57 lb./208 lb. 58 lb./211 lb.
*Single-phase 38kV units are rated for use on grounded systems only. Three-phase 38kV units can be used for single-phase tripping on grounded systems only.
Forungrounded systems, three-phase tripping isrequired.

Test Data Summary


Elastimold MVRs are tested under the requirements of ANSI C37.602003.
This table highlights the testing covered in Elastimold Test Report #3721712010:

C37.60-2003 15kV MVR 27kV MVR 38kV MVR


Standard Clause & Description Compliance Compliance Compliance
6.2 Insulation (Dielectric) Tests   
6.3 Switching Tests   
6.4 Making Current Capability   
6.5 Operating Duty Tests   
6.6 Minimum Tripping Current Tests   
6.7 Partial Discharge (Corona) Tests   
6.10 Temperature Rise Tests   
6.11 Time-Current Tests   
6.12 Mechanical Duty Tests   
6.13 Surge Withstand Capability (SWC) Tests   
Other Testing UV/Weathering Tests   
Other Testing IEC 62217   
Salt Fog Spray Test (1,600hours)

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The following diagram shows how to construct a catalog number EXAMPLE: The catalog number for a Molded Vacuum Recloser for
for Single- and Three-Phase Molded Vacuum Reclosers. a three-phase, 15kV system, with 25.5kA interrupting rating and three
voltage sensors for use with the SEL-651R control is MVR-3-15-12-3-2.

Indicates field that must be filled in to complete order.

MVR - - - - -

Phases Control Model


1 Single-Phase 1 SEL-351R, SEL-351R Falcon (14-pin)
3 Three-Phase 2 SEL-651R (32-pin)
Interrupting Rating 3 SEL-351RS Kestrel (single-phase only)
12 12.5kA
Future
Voltage Class Source-Side Voltage Sensing
15 15.0kV N No
27 27.0kV 1 One Voltage Sensor
38 38.0kV 3 Three Voltage Sensors

Single-phase reclosers function with the SEL-351RS Kestrel control. Load-side voltage sensors are standard on all units and function with
Three-phase reclosers function with SEL-651R, SEL351R or SEL-351R any SEL Control having at least three 8VAC low-energy analog (LEA)
Falcon controls. The MVR Power Module must be specified when voltage inputs. All units are upgradeable to Elastimold source-side
using a SEL-351R and SEL-351R Falcon controls. voltage sensing but require a SEL-651R x 2 control with six 8VAC low-
energy analog (LEA) inputs.
*For complete catalog number configuration, contact your Thomas & Betts sales representative.
SEL is a registered trademark of Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.

Accessories
Cat. No. Accessory Name/Description
3188D0120G1 Three-Phase Line-Side Arrester Frame
3188D0121G1 Three-Phase Load-Side Arrester Frame
3188C0122G1 Single-Phase Line-Side Arrester Frame
3188C0123G1 Single-Phase Load-Side Arrester Frame
3070A1191P1 Wildlife Protector Top Bushing (one per phase)
3070A1190P1 Wildlife Protector Side Bushing (one per phase)
3188C0075G1 Source-Side Voltage Sensors (one per phase)
3188D0119G1 Substation Mounting Frame
3188B0126G1 NEMA 2-Hole Pad
3180A0661P1 NEMA 4-Hole Pad
3070B0913G1 Aerial Lug
1548FH-ANC3JNAA Fisher Pierce Overhead Faulted Circuit Indicator Adaptive Trip; 4-hr. automatic reset time with current reset override (60 sec. after restoration of power),
fiveultra-bright LEDs for increased visibility display
1548FH-ANC3XNA1 Fisher Pierce Overhead Faulted Circuit Indicator Adaptive Trip; 4-hr. automatic reset time with current reset override (60 sec. after restoration of power),
with 4-hr. temporary fault reset time, temporary fault indication option, four red and one amber LED

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