Siemens introduces new metal-enclosed interrupter switchgear for medium-voltage circuit protection

Raleigh, NC | Nov 14, 2016

Siemens has introduced SIEBREAK™, the company’s new metal-enclosed interrupter switchgear, featuring a modular design that provides medium-voltage circuit protection for distribution circuits up to 15 kV. A front-accessible version of the SIEBREAK™ switchgear allows the rear of the equipment to be installed against the wall of a power equipment center or electrical room for additional space savings.


“We’ve designed this new switchgear product line with our customers in mind by providing a modular design with the flexibility to be configured to today’s and tomorrow’s application requirements”, said Brian Dula, head of Siemens Medium Voltage and Systems. “Siemens SIEBREAK™ switchgear extends our products offering to better serve our customers’ needs and provide a more economical option for medium-voltage circuit protection.”


All features have been fully tested to perform in accordance to Siemens and IEEE standards for reliability and service.


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Siemens Corporation is a U.S. subsidiary of Siemens AG, a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis. With approximately 348,000 employees in more than 190 countries, Siemens reported worldwide revenue of $86.2 billion in fiscal 2015. Siemens in the USA reported revenue of $22.4 billion, including $5.5 billion in exports, and employs approximately 50,000 people throughout all 50 states and Puerto Rico.


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