EOA600 Motor drive

EOA600 motor operating drive for disconnectors in railway applications is characterized by its innovative design and is a complete solution from a pole to SCADA system.

RABS2S-15 Disconnectors

RABS series of disconnectors together with our motor drives provide a complete solution from a pole to SCADA system for automation of the railway networks.

ACR405 33-40 kV Recloser

ACR recloser for 33/40kV minimizes the number and duration of interruptions and improves the reliability parameters for utilities. It is built to remain in operation for more than 30 years without major maintenance.

ACR120 6-15 kV Recloser

ACR recloser for 6/15kV minimizes the number and duration of interruptions and improves the reliability parameters for utilities. It is built to remain in operation for more than 30 years without major maintenance.

FTU R200 Protection relay

The FTU recloser control cabinet contains the most advanced protection relay unit. It is built to remain in operation for more than 30 years without major maintenance.

Motor drives for disconnectors

Hughes motor drives represent a complete solution from pole to SCADA. The wide model range is designed for disconnectors and earth switches of both reciprocating (up-down motion) or torsional (rotating motion) types. The applications are from lower voltage in trams to medium voltage in railways and electrical distribution, as well as heavy motor mechanisms in high voltage disconnectors and earth switches. 

The standard products can be customized with the assortment of internal components and external accessories.

Hughes Power System motor operating drives
  • Unique motor mechanism with low start current and high start torque
  • Secure self-locking motor mechanism
  • Easy installation and compatible with most air break switches
  • Optional automatic sectionalizing logic
  • Optional remote blocking unit for locking the output shaft for extra safety
  • High quality stainless steel for cabinet and parts

Rocking type of motor operating drives 

Rocking / reciprocating type of motor operating drives represents a complete solution from pole to SCADA and can be connected to most existing disconnectors with up-and-down motion control rod. It is applied in electrical distribution, railway and tram networks.

Hughes Power System motor operating drive for railway
  • Unique motor mechanism with low starting current and high starting torque
  • Secure self-locking motor mechanism
  • Easy installation and compatible with most air break switches
  • Optional DC control and AC motor
  • Optional lock solenoid on motor shaft for extra security
  • Frame of "Marine grade" premium stainless steel

Rotating type of motor operating drives

Rotating / torsional type of motor operating drives represents a complete solution from pole to SCADA and can be connected to most existing disconnectors with horizontal motion control rod. 
 

Hughes Power System motor operating drive for in electrical distribution networks
  • Unique motor mechanism with low starting current and high starting torque
  • Secure self-locking motor mechanism
  • Easy installation and compatible with most air break switches
  • Simple push buttons for operation
  • Optional lock solenoid on motor shaft for extra security
  • Frame of "Marine grade" premium stainless steel

Motor drives with auto sectionalizing

Motor operating drive with auto sectionalizing function represents a complete solution from pole to SCADA and can be connected to most existing disconnectors. It is applied in electrical distribution networks.

Hughes Power System motor operating drive with auto sectionalizing
  • Unique motor mechanism with low starting current and high starting torque
  • Secure self-locking motor mechanism
  • Easy installation and compatible with most air break switches
  • Automatic sectionalizing logic
  • Optional lock solenoid on motor shaft for extra security
  • Frame of "Marine grade" premium stainless steel

Disconnectors for railways and trams

Hughes series of air break switches (disconnectors) were especially developed for railway, light rail and tram applications. They are built to remain in operation for more than 30 years without major maintenance. The models range for railways includes 1 pole, 1+1 pole and 2 poles versions. Together with our motor drives it provides a complete solution for automation and remote control of the railway and tram electrical networks.

Hughes Power System disconnectors for railways
  • High quality mechanical parts
  • Low life cycle cost
  • High level of insulation
  • Innovative design
  • Silicone insulators
  • Easy to remote control

Disconnectors with one pole

RABS series of air break switches (disconnectors) were especially developed for railway and tram applications. The one pole version has 15 and 25kV options, as well as 16.7 and 50Hz. The mechanical parts are made of the highest grade stainless steel to prevent from corrosion. Together with our motor drives it provides a complete solution for automation of the railway and tram networks.

Hughes Power System disconnectors for railways
  • High quality mechanical parts
  • Low life cycle cost
  • High level of insulation
  • Innovative design
  • Silicone insulators
  • Easy to remote control

Disconnectors with 2 poles

RABS series of air break switches (disconnectors) were especially developed for railway and tram applications. The two poles models have versions of 1+1 pole and 2 poles. The range includes 15 and 25kV options, as well as 16.7 and 50Hz. Together with our motor drives it provides a complete solution for automation of the railway and tram networks.

Hughes Power System disconnectors for railways
  • High quality mechanical parts
  • Low life cycle cost
  • High level of insulation
  • Innovative design
  • Silicone insulators
  • Easy to remote control

Reclosers

Hughes ACR series of reclosers is clearly the most advanced and safest product of its kind on today's market. It is built to remain in operation for more than 30 years without major maintenance. The model range is available for 6/15, 22/27 and 33/40kV.

Hughes Power System overhead line auto recloser 12kV
  • Non enclosed switch for extra safety
  • Integrated air break switch for personal safety
  • Operation On and Off with full load without electric power
  • Silicone insulation. No harmful SF6 gas
  • Core balance transformer for detecting low earth faults
  • Frame of "Marine grade" premium stainless steel

Reclosers 6-15 kV

ACR recloser for 6/15kV minimizes the number and duration of interruptions and improves the reliability parameters for utilities. Optional core balance transformer is crucial for early detection of extremely low earth and intermittent earth faults before they develop into a real fault. Integrated disconnector guarantees personal safety due to clearly visible open points from the ground.

Hughes Power System overhead line auto recloser 12 kV
  • Non enclosed switch for extra safety
  • Integrated air break switch for personal safety
  • Operation On and Off with full load without electric power
  • Solid insulated. No harmful SF6 gas
  • Core balance transformer for detecting low earth faults
  • Frame of "Marine grade" premium stainless steel

Reclosers 22-27 kV

ACR recloser for 22/27kV minimizes the number and duration of interruptions and improves the reliability parameters for utilities. Optional core balance transformer is crucial for early detection of extremely low earth and intermittent earth faults before they develop into a real fault. Integrated disconnector guarantees personal safety due to clearly visible open points from the ground.

Hughes Power System overhead line auto recloser 24kV
  • Non enclosed switch for extra safety
  • Integrated air break switch for personal safety
  • Operation On and Off with full load without electric power
  • Solid insulated. No harmful SF6 gas
  • Epoxy bushings with silicone surface
  • Frame of "Marine grade" premium stainless steel

Reclosers 33-40 kV

ACR recloser for 33/40kV minimizes the number and duration of outages and improves the reliability parameters of the electricity distributor. The bushings have integrated 2000A vacuum breakers that guarantee long and safe operation even in networks with many high-current faults. The extended phase-to-phase distance improves electrical safety.

Hughes Power System overhead line auto recloser 38 kV
  • Non enclosed switch for extra safety
  • Integrated voltage sensors
  • Operation On and Off with full load without electric power
  • Solid insulated. No harmful SF6 gas
  • Integrated current transformers in the bushings
  • Frame of "Marine grade" premium stainless steel

Recloser controls

Recloser controls are the front line of the distribution power system, often located on feeders or in distribution substations. Recloser controls supply the intelligence to the network and handle the network protection and in many cases even the RTU functionality. The protection relay senses the faults, assists the vacuum circuit breaker module in a recloser set-up to clear the fault on the line.

Hughes Power System overhead line recloser protection relay recloser control 12kV 24kV
  • Remote configuration of all functions, including firmware updates
  • Directional sensitive protection elements for over current and earth faults
  • Multi communication protocol, Modbus, DNP, IEC -101 and -104
  • Multi communication ports, RS-232/485, TCP
  • Cabinet and mounting bracket of stainless steel
  • 4 separate protection groups with automatic direction change

Time-voltage sectionalizers

TVS time - voltage sectionalizer (Autoself TM) is a control system, including the control cabinet and a disconnector or a load break switch. It can be connected to the most existing switch elements in the network. The Autoself has the same purpose as a recloser but utilizes a much simplier sectionalizing algorithm. The product's reliability has been proven for more than 30 years of operation in electrical distribution networks. 

Hughes Power System time-voltage sectionalizers
  • Non-enclosed switch for extra safety
  • Integrated air break switch for personal safety
  • Operation On and Off with full load without electric power
  • Follows the feeding substations reclosing sequence
  • Easy installation
  • Frame of "Marine grade" premium stainless steel

Time-voltage sectionalizers 6/15 kV

TVS120 series of time - voltage sectionalizer for load break switches for 6/15kV model range:
- TVS120 has the LBS120 vacuum load break switch equipped with 12kV bushings and a built-in disconnector;
- TVS121 has the LBS121 vacuum load break switch equipped with extra insulated 27kV bushings and 1 set of voltage sensors on feed side;

Hughes Power System time voltage sectionalizer
  • Non-enclosed switch for extra safety
  • Integrated air break switch for personal safety
  • Operation On and Off with full load without electric power
  • Follows the feeding substations reclosing sequence
  • Easy installation
  • Frame of "Marine grade" premium stainless steel

Time-voltage sectionalizers 22/27 kV

TVS240 series of time - voltage sectionalizer for load break switches for 22/27kV model range:
- TVS240 has the LBS240 vacuum load break switch equipped with 24kV bushings;
- TVS241 has the LBS241 vacuum load break switch equipped with extra insulated 27kV bushings and 1 set of voltage sensors on feed side;

Hughes Power System time voltage sectionalizer
  • Non-enclosed switch for extra safety
  • Integrated air break switch for personal safety
  • Operation On and Off with full load without electric power
  • Follows the feeding substations reclosing sequence
  • Easy installation
  • Frame of "Marine grade" premium stainless steel

Time-voltage sectionalizers 33/40 kV

TVS405 series of time - voltage sectionalizer for load break switches for 33/40kV model range:
- TVS405 has the LBS405 vacuum load break switch equipped with ABB VG10 2000A/20kA 40.5kV vacuum interrupter and voltage sensors on the load side;

Hughes Power System time voltage sectionalizer
  • Non-enclosed switch for extra safety
  • Integrated air break switch for personal safety
  • Operation On and Off with full load without electric power
  • Follows the feeding substations reclosing sequence
  • Easy installation
  • Frame of "Marine grade" premium stainless steel

Control cabinets for vacuum circuit breaker modules

The CX series of control cabinets/panels are intended to be used with the OVX and VX series of vacuum circuit breaker modules. The cabinet contains all necessary components for local and remote control of the device. The CX unit has a parallel remote control Interface to a RTU.

Hughes Power System control cabinets for Vacuum breaker modules
  • Simple and user friendly solution
  • Built in advance battery controller/charger
  • Cabinet and mounting bracket of stainless steel
  • LED switch position indicators in operation buttons
  • Easy to interconnect to the switch gear
  • Easy installation and connection to RTU’

Kiosk auto reclosers

Hughes VXR series of kiosk reclosers is clearly the most advanced and safest product of its kind on today's market. It is built to remain in operation for more than 30 years without major maintenance. The model range is available for 6/12 and 22/24kV.

Hughes Power System substation kiosk auto recloser 12kV 24kV
  • Non enclosed switch for extra safety
  • Core balance transformer for detecting low earth faults
  • Operation On and Off without electric power
  • Solid insulated. No harmful SF6 gas
  • Same footprint as ABB NAL loadbreak switch
  • Frame of "Marine grade" premium stainless steel

Kiosk reclosers 6/12 kV

The VXR120 series of kiosk reclosers is designed for use on underground distribution lines with the voltage range 6-12kV, in distribution substation applications and as an advanced Smart Grid building block. It is built to remain in operation for more than 30 years without major maintenance due to the highest quality materials used in the construction. 

Hughes Power System substation kiosk auto recloser 6-15 kV 24 kV
  • Non enclosed switch for extra safety
  • Core balance transformer for detecting low earth faults
  • Operation On and Off without electric power
  • Solid insulated. No harmful SF6 gas
  • Same footprint as ABB NAL loadbreak switch
  • Frame of "Marine grade" premium stainless steel

Kiosk auto reclosers 22/24 kV

The VXR240 series of kiosk reclosers is designed for use on underground distribution lines with the voltage range 22-24kV, in distribution substation applications and as an advanced Smart Grid building block. It is built to remain in operation for more than 30 years without major maintenance due to the highest quality materials used in the construction. 

Hughes Power System substation kiosk auto recloser 12 kV 24 kV
  • Non enclosed switch for extra safety
  • Core balance transformer for detecting low earth faults
  • Operation On and Off without electric power
  • Solid insulated. No harmful SF6 gas
  • Same footprint as ABB NAL loadbreak switch
  • Frame of "Marine grade" premium stainless steel

Indoor vacuum circuit breaker

The VX4 series of kiosk/substation vacuum circuit breaker is intended to be used in transformer substations and switching points. It has a wide range of accessories as truck’s, different types of connection arms and contacts, commissioned with or without integrated current transformers. The VX4 circuit breaker series includes the models for the voltage range 6/12kV and 22/24kV.

Hughes Power System indoor vacuum circuit breaker
  • Non enclosed switch for extra safety
  • Small foot print
  • Operation On and Off without electric power
  • Solid insulated. No harmful SF6 gas
  • Frame of "Marine grade" premium stainless steel
  • Epoxy bushings with silicon insulation

Indoor vacuum circuit breaker 6/12 kV

The VX4-12 series of kiosk/substation vacuum circuit breaker for 6/12kV is intended to be used in transformer substations and switching points. The model VX4-12 of a vacuum circuit breaker is equipped with 12kV bushings. It is built to remain in operation for more than 30 years without major maintenance. 

Hughes Power System Indoor vacuum circuit breaker
  • Non enclosed switch for extra safety
  • Small foot print
  • Operation On and Off without electric power
  • Solid insulated. No harmful SF6 gas
  • Frame of "Marine grade" premium stainless steel
  • Epoxy bushings with silicon insulation

Indoor vacuum circuit breaker 22/24 kV

The VX4-24 series of kiosk/substation vacuum circuit breaker for 22/24kV is intended to be used in transformer substations and switching points. The model VX4-24 of a vacuum circuit breaker is equipped with 24kV bushings. It is built to remain in operation for more than 30 years without major maintenance. 

Hughes Power System indoor vacuum circuit breaker
  • Non enclosed switch for extra safety
  • Small foot print
  • Operation On and Off without electric power
  • Solid insulated. No harmful SF6 gas
  • Frame of "Marine grade" premium stainless steel
  • Epoxy bushings with silicon insulation

Outdoor vacuum circuit breaker

The overhead line vacuum circuit breakers (VCB) is clearly the most modern and safe product of its kind on today's market. It is built to remain in operation for more than 30 years without major maintenance. VCB has 2 types of switches: OVX vacuum circuit breaker with built-in current transformers and voltage sensors and LBS vacuum load break switch with optional built-in voltage sensors.

Hughes Power System outdoor vacuum circuit breaker
  • Non-enclosed switch for extra safety
  • Integrated air break switch for personal safety
  • Operation On and Off without electric power
  • Solid insulated. No harmful SF6 gas
  • Epoxy bushings with silicone surface
  • Frame of "Marine grade" premium stainless steel

OVX vacuum circuit breaker

OVX type of vacuum circuit breakers has built-in current transformers and voltage sensors. The model range includes products for 6/15, 22/27 and 33/40kV voltage classes. It is a very reliable and safe breaking element for electrical lines. The live tank construction completely eliminates the occurrence of internal arc faults and the risk of explosion or destruction inside the recloser switch tank.

Hughes Power System outdoor vacuum circuit breaker
  • Non-enclosed switch for extra safety
  • Integrated air break switch for personal safety
  • Operation On and Off with full load without electric power
  • Solid insulated. No harmful SF6 gas
  • Epoxy bushings with silicone surface
  • Frame of "Marine grade" premium stainless steel

LBS vacuum load break switch

LBS type of vacuum load break switches has optional built-in voltage sensors. The model range includes products for 6/15, 22/27 and 33/40kV voltage classes. It is a very reliable and safe breaking element for electrical lines. The live tank construction completely eliminates the occurrence of internal arc faults and the risk of explosion or destruction inside the recloser switch tank.

Hughes Power System outdoor vacuum circuit breaker module 24kV
  • Non-enclosed switch for extra safety
  • Integrated air break switch for personal safety
  • Operation On and Off without electric power
  • Solid insulated. No harmful SF6 gas
  • Epoxy bushings with silicone surface
  • Frame of "Marine grade" premium stainless steel

High voltage vacuum circuit breaker 72kV

The OVX720 is a specially designed solid insulated vacuum circuit breaker modularized in 1-2-3 pole configurations. For railway feeder stations it comes with 1 & 2 poles construction, and with 3 poles for electrical transmission system. The product has extremely high mechanical endurance and outstanding electrical parameters with solid insulation and with high performance vacuum interrupters. This combination provides highly reliable maintenance free products with low life cycle costs. Gas free product, environmentally friendly.

Hughes Power System Modularized circuit breaker
  • High quality mechanical parts
  • Low life cycle cost
  • High level of insulation
  • Innovative design
  • Silicone insulators
  • Easily remotely controlled

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Hughes Power System specialises in research, development, manufacturing, marketing and sales of medium voltage outdoor and indoor switchgear products.

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Our personnel have more than 30 years of international experience in medium voltage electrical distribution systems. We offer our customers integrated solutions with innovative and reliable products suitable for different climates and installations worldwide.

Smart grids are current and future methods to rise the efficiency, minimise the number of interruptions, interruption time and distribution losses. Hughes Power System achieves those goals with highly effective auto reclosers and remote controlled air-break switches.

Hughes Power System has a genuine knowledge in the area and we can supply products and qualified advices on how to build modern smart grids. Smart grid is also a very effective tool for "life time extension" of existing networks and minimization of capital intensive expenditure.

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Building blocks for Smart Grid

Smart grids are current and future methods to rise the efficiency, minimise the number of interruptions, interruption time and distribution losses. Hughes Power System achieves those goals with highly effective autoreclosers and remote controlled air-break switches.

Latest news

24/11/2022

Recloser control video

Video presentation on Hughes FTU recloser control and FTUR200 protection relay.

13/11/2022

Video about fundamentals of a sectionalizer and comparison to a recloser.

Video contains infomation about:
- TVS time voltage sectionalizer
- Comparison to a recloser
- Operational principle of a sectionalizer described on an example of a typics radial network scheme

20/10/2022

Video report on InnoTrans 2022 exhibition

Video presentation on Hughes stand. Products presented:
- Motor drives;
- Disconnectors;
- 72kV vacuum circuit breaker;

28/07/2022

Hughes Power System will participate in InnoTrans 20-23rd Sep, 2022, Berlin

Hughes Power System will participate in InnoTrans 20-23rd Sep, 2022, Berlin

Hughes Power System will participate in InnoTrans exhibition on 20-23rd September, 2022, Berlin. Visit our stand Hall 26b, booth 505.

The world’s leading trade fair for transport technology - InnoTrans. With 3,062 exhibitors from 60 countries in 2018 InnoTrans is the industry’s leading international trade fair, occupying all of the Berlin exhibition grounds.

Details here.

07/07/2022

New EOA501 Motor drive for disconnectors

New EOA501 Motor drive for disconnectors

Hughes presents new EOA501 motor drive, characterized by its innovative design, a complete solution from a pole to SCADA system. The unit is intended for control of disconnector switches with or without load break heads. The motor drive is easy to install and has built-in electronics and control panel.

07/07/2022

New video on Motor drive and disconnector operational demonstration

Motor drive EOA501 
Hughes Power System presents new operational video on EOA501 motor drive and a disconnector.

27/04/2022

Disconnectors for railways

Disconnectors for railways

Hughes Power System presents a new line of air break switches/disconnectors for railway applications. Together with our existing motor drivess it provides a complete solution for automation of the railway networks.

22/07/2021

A new line for railway automatization

A new line for railway automatization

Hughes Power System has launched a line of products for railway automatization. Our new catalogue for motor operators for the railway applications is available now. Please contact us to obtain a copy.

11/02/2020

Hughes Power System opens a new manufacturing plant

Hughes Power System opens a new manufacturing plant

Hughes Power System opens a new manufacturing plant for vacuum interrupter switch gears in Nattraby, Sweden on 1st of April 2020.

More news

New Auto recloser Application

Hughes Protection Relay App is an unique tool for a modern Electrical Utility Linesman. Operation of the breaker, change of relay parameters etc.

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Motor drives for disconnectors
  • Motor drives for disconnectors
  • Disconnectors for railways
  • Reclosers
  • Recloser controls
  • Time-voltage sectionalizers
  • Сontrol cabinets for vacuum breaker modules
  • Kiosk reclosers
  • Indoor vacuum circuit breaker
  • Outdoor vacuum circuit breaker
  • High voltage circuit breaker