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Substation Equipment: Metal-clad Switchgear

Metal-clad Switchgear
Switchgear can be either for outdoor use or indoor use. An outdoor metal-clad switchgear is a weatherproof housing for circuit breakers, protective relays, meters, current transformers, potential transformers, bus conductors, and other equipment. An indoor switchgear must be protected from the environment and contains the same types of equipment as the outdoor type.

Figure 1. Outdoor metal-clad switchgear
Figure 1. Outdoor metal-clad switchgear
 
Figure 2. Outdoor metal-clad switchgear - cut-a-way view
Figure 2. Outdoor metal-clad switchgear - cut-a-way view
Figure 3. Indoor metal-clad switchgear
Figure 3. Indoor metal-clad switchgear
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