EOA600 Motor operating
drive for railways

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 Disconnector
for railways

A new line of disconnectors together with our existing motor drives provides a complete solution for automation of the railway networks.

ACR405 33-40 kV Recloser

Installation of an ACR405 recloser in a 35 kV network at the solar power station. The ACR405 has poles with solid insulation, spring mechanism, built in voltage sensors and magnetic current transformer.

ACR120 6-15 kV Recloser

Installation of an ACR120 recloser in a 6-15 kV network. The ACR120 includes a core balance transformer for detection of extremely low directional earth faults.

FTU R200 Protection relay

Stainless steel down pole cabinet with protection relay for a recloser

Motor drives for disconnectors

The primary function of a motor operating mechanism is to provide reliable remote operation of disconnectors by
means of a reciprocating (up-down motion) or torsional (rotating motion) operation. Hughes produces a wide range of different motor operation mechanisms for disconnectors and earth switches. The product range covers everything from small low voltage applications in tram to medium voltage applications in rail and electrical distribution to heavy motor mechanisms in high voltage disconnector application.

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 can be connected to most existing disconnectors with up-and-down motion control rod. This type of motor drive is used for disconnectors in electrical distribution networks, railways, tram networks and netwroks with solar power supply.

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 can be connected to most existing disconnectors with horizontal motion control rod. The products are:
• Motor drives for substation disconnectors 6-220kV;
• Motor drives for disconnectors railway applications;  

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 sectionalising

EOA500 and the latest addition EOA600 series of motor operating drives are intended to be used in air break switch/disconnector applications in electrical distribution networks and for electrical trams and rail networks. The products are characterized by its unique design with low motor start current and high electro mechanical efficiency. The devices are designed for manual and automatic remote control of air break switches. The motor operating drive is simple to install and has all the necessary electronics and control panel built in.

Hughes Power System motor operating drive with auto sectionalising
  • 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

RABS series of air break switches (disconnectors) were especially developed for railway, light rail and tram applications. The models range for railways includes 1 pole, 1+1 pole and 2 poles versions. The mechanical parts are made of the highest-grade stainless steel, qualified hot dip galvanizing and nickel-plated high-grade copper to prevent from corrosion. Together with our existing motor operators 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 existing motor operators 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 existing motor operators 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

The ACR series of Automatic Circuit Recloser is clearly the most advanced and safe product of its kind on today's market. It is built on the well proven OVX, Vacuum circuit breaker module and the FTU Recloser controller.

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

The ACR series of Automatic Circuit Recloser is clearly the most advanced and safe product of its kind on today's market. It is built on the well proven OVX, Vacuum circuit breaker module and the FTU Recloser controller.

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

The ACR series of Automatic Circuit Recloser is clearly the most advanced and safe product of its kind on today's market. It is built on the well proven OVX, Vacuum circuit breaker module and the FTU Recloser controller.

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

The ACR series of Automatic Circuit Recloser is clearly the most advanced and safe product of its kind on today's market. It is built on the well proven OVX, Vacuum circuit breaker module and the FTU Recloser controller.

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 an autrecloser set-up to clear the fault on the line.

Hughes Power System overhead line autorecloser 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

Autoself(TM) Time Voltage Sectionalizer TVS is built of the OVX’s high performance outdoor vacuum circuit breaker module and high speed TVX electronic sectionalizer module. The AutoSelf functionality is built on a auto-reclosing cycle count, lockout function and simple time‐voltage logic including multiple timers. It can be operated manually via push buttons and a rotate switch.

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 12/15 kV

Autoself Time Voltage Sectionalizer TVS is built of the OVX’s high performance outdoor vacuum circuit breaker module and high speed TVX electronic sectionalizer module. The AutoSelf functionality is built on a auto-reclosing cycle count, lockout function and simple time‐voltage logic including multiple timers. It can be operated manually via push buttons and a rotate switch.

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

Autoself(TM) Time Voltage Sectionalizer TVS is built of the OVX’s high performance outdoor vacuum circuit breaker module and high speed TVX electronic sectionalizer module. The AutoSelf functionality is built on a auto-reclosing cycle count, lockout function and simple time‐voltage logic including multiple timers. It can be operated manually via push buttons and a rotate switch.

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

Autoself Time Voltage Sectionalizer TVS is built of the OVX’s high performance outdoor vacuum circuit breaker module and high speed TVX electronic sectionalizer module. The AutoSelf functionality is built on a auto-reclosing cycle count, lockout function and simple time‐voltage logic including multiple timers. It can be operated manually via push buttons and a rotate switch.

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

The VX4 series of Automatic Circuit Recloser is clearly the most advanced and safe product of its kind on today's market. It is built on the well proven VX, Vacuum circuit breaker module and the FTU Recloser controller.

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 auto reclosers 6/15 kV

The VX4 series of Automatic Circuit Recloser is clearly the most advanced and safe product of its kind on today's market. It is built on the well proven VX, Vacuum circuit breaker module and the FTU Recloser controller.

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 22/27 kV

The VX4 series of Automatic Circuit Recloser is clearly the most advanced and safe product of its kind on today's market. It is built on the well proven OVX, Vacuum circuit breaker module and the FTU Recloser controller.

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 VX series of Substation vacuum circuit breaker is one of the most advanced and safe product of its kind on today's market. It 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 VX circuit breaker can be configured with vacuum interrupter in the range from 630 to 4000A.

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 6/15 kV

The VX series of Substation vacuum circuit breaker is one of the most advanced and safe product of its kind on today's market. It 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 VX circuit breaker can be configured with vacuum interrupter in the range from 630 to 4000A. The VX are available with phase distance: 150, 210, 275 and 310mm.

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 22/27 kV

The VX series of Substation vacuum circuit breaker is one of the most advanced and safe product of its kind on today's market. It 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 VX circuit breaker can be configured with vacuum interrupter in the range from 630 to 4000A. The VX are available with phase distance: 210, 275 and 310mm.

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 OVX series of overhead line vacuum circuit breakers is clearly the most modern and safe  product of its kind on today's market. It is the vacuum interrupter switch in the well known ACR - Auto recloser bundle. It can be configured with or without current transformers.

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

Outdoor vacuum circuit breaker 6/15 kV

The OVX series of outdoor vacuum circuit breakers is clearly the most modern and safe product of its kind on today's market. It is the vacuum interrupter switch in the well known ACR - Auto recloser bundle. It can be configured with or without current transformers.

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

Outdoor vacuum circuit breaker 22/27 kV

The OVX series of outdoor vacuum circuit breakers is clearly the most modern and safe product of its kind on today's market. It is the vacuum interrupter switch in the well known ACR - Auto recloser bundle. It can be configured with or without current transformers.

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

We are Hughes
Power System

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

Innovations
Safety
Experience
Knowledge

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.

Our solutions

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

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.

09/12/2019

Hughes Power System participated in the exhibition "Electrical networks of Russia", 3-6 Dec 2019

Hughes Power System participated in the exhibition "Electrical networks of Russia", 3-6 Dec 2019

Hughes Power System participated in the exhibition "Electrical networks of Russia" on 3-6th of December, 2019 in Moscow. The participation was organised by "Sicame Russia", a local partner of Hughes. Reclosers for overhead lines and substations were presented to the Russian customers during exhibition.

16/10/2019

New video on important parts of a recloser

Hughes Power System released a new video on important parts of a recloser.
You have an opportunity to become a recloser expert in 12 min. The video seminar includes information about:
- what recloser consists of
- what are different generations in reclosers development 
- important factors to look into before purchasing a recloser 

 

15/03/2019

Video report on MEE exhibition participation, Dubai, March 2019.

Video report on MEE exhibition participation on 5-7th March, 2019, Dubai. 

Middle East Electricity is the world's largest international exhibition for the power industry. This year it welcomed more than 1600 exhibitors and 63000 visitors. Hughes presented reclosers and sectionalizers for electrical distribution and energy generation sectors, as well as motor operators for railway applications. 
 

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