Viper-HV Recloser

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Our next first is here! G&W Electric is revolutionizing the industry with the introduction of Viper-HV.

Designed to provide over-current protection from temporary faults on overhead sub-transmission lines, the NEW Viper-HV provides better functionality on a pole without the cost of a substation.

G&W Electric’s Viper-HV 72.5KV recloser is designed to provide overcurrent protection through fault isolation and automatic restoration for temporary faults on overhead sub-transmission lines.


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Features and Benefits
  • Innovative 3-in-1 Device. This revolutionary solution incorporates reclosing technology, current transformers, and voltage sensors in a single space-saving design.

  • Automation Ready. Simplifying conversion for any future requirements, the Viper-HV provides faster fault isolation, restoration, and reconfiguration capability.

  • Design Flexibility. With modular and flexible mounting configurations and different relay options, it provides additional savings by not having a foundation in a fenced substation and control house.

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Rating Chart
Voltage Class 72.5kV
Continuous Current 1200A & 2000A
Interrupting Current 31.5kA
Short-Circuit Making 80kA pk
Short-Time Withstand 3 seconds
BIL 350kV
Mechanical Endurance 10,000