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. […]

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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 in for periodic tune-ups to avoid larger problems down the road. Why not do the same thing when your industrial or commercial circuit breakers, network protectors, load break switches, or contactors fail or need maintenance work? […]

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Find All Your Outdoor Switchgear Needs Under One Roof

Reliability is the key criteria for selecting outdoor switchgear. CBS Northeast’s expansive warehouse stocks a broad range of outdoor switchgear models and styles from a wide variety of manufacturers, including ABB, General Electric, Cutler-Hammer, ITE, and Allis Chalmers. […]

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Check Out the Special PowerTest Edition of Breaker Buzz!

Group CBS continues to be a leader in the electrical testing and safety, as demonstrated by our successful showing at NETA’s PowerTest conference. Read all about the circuit breaker panels we hosted, Finley Ledbetter’s presentation on vacuum interrupters, new products, and more. […]

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Why Industrial Recycling Matters

What happens when large power plants or factories need to replace major systems, such as circuit breakers or switchgear? Where do those hazardous materials go? Do these older units need to be replaced or simply repaired? […]

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