Elecrama 2018

Eaton introduces cutting-edge technologies to enable power infra modernisation

Eaton is responding to some of the most critical electrical power related challenges that the country faces today.
Syed Sajjadh Ali, Managing Director – India, Electrical Sector, Eaton

Reiterating its commitment to India’s power infrastructure modernisation efforts, power management company Eaton announced the introduction of a range of cutting-edge power distribution products at Elecrama 2018.

Speaking at the event, Syed Sajjadh Ali, Managing Director – India, Electrical Sector, Eaton said, “One of the most important imperatives for the power sector in India today is modernisation of the DISCOMs in order to improve efficiency and reduce losses. In addition, I believe hazards and accidents caused by unprofessionally managed electricity is a major concern and can only be resolved by proactive and conscientious investments in equipment that ensure utmost reliability and safety. Eaton is responding to some of the most critical electrical power related challenges that the country faces today. Eaton’s comprehensive and innovative range of products and services, especially our newly launched technologies make managing power across utility, commercial, industrial and residential markets reliable, efficient and safe.”

At Elecrama 2018, Eaton showcased the breadth of its solutions for smart power distribution, infrastructure and building safety and solutions for manufacturing, data centers and renewable energy. The products launched at the event include:

RVAC SF6 Ring Main Unit (RMU): With advanced safety and ergonomically designed features The RVAC RMU is smart grid ready and immensely improves ease of operation and user experience. A highly compact design with logical mechanical and electrical interlocks improve personal safety and makes fault detection easy and quick.

VS1 Vacuum Circuit Breaker (VCB): A medium voltage breaker the VS1 VCB operates on mature spring operation mechanism adopting Eaton VI technology. It is highly reliable, provides operational convenience, long life and easy maintenance.

PSL series Air Circuit Breakers (ACB): The highly reliable PSL series delivers performance without compromise as it comes with a very high arc handling capacity. The PSL is operates with a special grease to work for low temperature (up to -40 C). PSL ACBs offers excellent mechanical and insulation capability, enhanced product and electrical lifecycle and highly reduced bounce.

Eaton’s electrical business has been consistently growing in India. Commenting on the company’s expansion plans, Syed said, “We are steadily maximising our manufacturing footprint in India – both by expanding capacity and driving localised manufacturing at our state-of-the-art plant in Pondicherry. This enables us to offer more value to our customers and stay competitive in the market without compromising on our commitment to quality. Eaton has also recently inaugurated its futuristic Innovation Center in Pune that ups our game on application engineering, driving innovations and continuing to deliver game changing technologies.”

Eaton is a power management company with 2017 sales of $20.4 billion. The company provides energy-efficient solutions that help its customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 96,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries.

For more information, visit www.eaton.com

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