Schneider Electric PIX Easy is the very latest generation of indoor metal-enclosed switchgear designed for MV substations. The Schneider Electric Easypact EXE withdrawable vacuum circuit breakers are used providing safe and reliable operation, simple installation as well as ease of operation and maintenance.

The PIX Easy range has been fully developed overseas and is manufactured under license from Schneider Electric by RWW Engineering in South Africa. This combines the technological excellence of Schneider Electric and the manufacturing expertise and backup of a local partner in order to meet the local standards and requirements.

Technical Characteristics

Rated voltage (kV) 12 17.5***
Rated power frequency withstand voltage (kV rms) 28 38
Rated lightning impulse withstand voltage (kV peak) 75** 95
Rated frequency (Hz) 50/60 50/60
Rated short time withstand current* (kA/3 s) 25 – 31.5 25 – 31.5
Rated peak withstand current (kA peak) 65 – 82 65 – 82
Rated continuous current: Busbar (A) Up to 2 500 Up to 2 500
Rated continuous current: Cubicle (A) Up to 2 500** Up to 2 500**
Earthing switch making capacity (kA peak) 82 82
Internal arc classification according to IEC 62271-200 AFLR (kA/1 s) 31.5 31.5
Degree of protection IP4X IP4X

*The short time withstand current capability of the current transformers must be considered separately
**Other values available on request
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