Machine & Operator Safety
CBS ArcSafe introduces SecureConnect Remote Operator for Centerline 2100 MCCs
April 7, 2017 by Manufacturing AUTOMATION
Apr. 7, 2017 – CBS ArcSafe, a manufacturer of remote racking and switching solutions for low- and medium-voltage switchgear, has introduced the SecureConnect Remote Operator for Allen-Bradley Centerline 2100 motor control centres (MCCs) equipped with SecureConnect, allowing technicians to operate the safety system from up to 300 feet away, “well outside the arc-flash boundary,” it says.
Designed in cooperation with Rockwell Automation, the 13-pound SecureConnect Remote Operator allows technicians to remotely disconnect an individual plug-in unit or motor control bucket from the Centerline vertical power bus while the enclosure door is closed and from standing up to 300 feet away. The SecureConnect Remote Operator System’s input voltage is rated at 120–240 V AC/50–60 Hz. Installation and operation of the SecureConnect Remote Operator system is “quick, simple, and does not require any modifications to the existing electrical equipment,” says CBS ArcSafe, adding that this new remote operator is the latest addition to the line of remote racking and switching solutions for circuit breakers, switchgear, and motor controls.