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Substation Equipment: Oil Circuit Breakers

Oil Circuit Breakers
Oil circuit breakers are used to switch circuits and equipment in and out of a system in a substation. They are oil filled to provide cooling and to prevent arcing when the switch is activated.

Figure 1. Oil circuit breakers in a 41 kv circuit
Figure 1. Oil circuit breakers in a 41 kV circuit
Figure 2. Oil circuit breakers in a distribution circuit
Figure 2. Oil circuit breakers in a distribution circuit
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