CBS Northeast Saves Utility $5 Million by Repairing Generation Control Units

Repairing. Rebuilding. Replacing. Whatever you call it, CBS Northeast has personnel with the expertise and experience necessary to get failing utilities back to work. To address ongoing failures at National Grid’s gas turbine generation site in Holtsville, NY, CBSNE had been performing small repairs. But these small repairs weren’t enough to fix the bigger problems […]

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CBSNE Enters Boston with Exstar, Inc., Acquisition

Seymour, CT, May 15, 2019 — Circuit Breaker Sales Northeast Inc., a leading provider and servicer of new and used circuit breakers, switchgear, and related components, has acquired Exstar, Inc., to expand its equipment services in the Boston area. Located in Stoneham, MA, Exstar specializes in the maintenance, testing, and replacement of power distribution equipment. […]

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So You’re Ready to Buy a Circuit Breaker or Switchgear

Buying circuit breakers and switchgear need not be complicated, though it does help to know what questions to ask. Circuit breakers come in two configurations: draw-out circuit breakers that rack out of their cells, and bolt-in breakers that connect directly to the bus. These breakers can be hard to remove. Once you’ve narrowed your selection […]

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Why Circuit Breaker Maintenance Matters

Most car owners have had the unwelcome experience of an unexpected mechanical breakdown, and some have even dented a fender or two. Few have the luxury to run out and buy a new car whenever this happens. Instead, we get an estimate and have the damage repaired. If you’re smart, you also take your vehicle […]

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Find All Your Outdoor Switchgear Needs Under One Roof

Industrial switchgear of any voltage is expected to perform reliably under normal circumstances, even if normal circumstances involve operating outdoors in every type of weather, climate, and environmental condition. There are a number of advantages to locating switchgear outside. It requires less construction, which reduces cost and time for installation; it permits more flexible spacing […]

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Remanufacture, Don’t Replace, Failing Circuit Breakers

When industrial or power plant circuit breakers fail, the replacement cost can be astronomical. All too often, businesses and commercial industries believe their old circuit breaker is out of stock or cannot be refurbished. As a result, they might install a completely new breaker — and purchasing a new circuit breaker of 15 kV and […]

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