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Medium Voltage Switchgear Placement

  1. Jun 15, 2012 #1
    Hello all,
    I want to that would there be any harm in placing a medium voltage switchgear adjacent to low voltage motor control system ?
    what are the possible side effects ? if any pls share, if u agree , pls share that too !
     
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  3. Jun 15, 2012 #2

    psparky

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    Switchgear has minimum clearances that you need to look up in the specs of that switchgear. It should state a minimum clearance for the front, sides, back and top.

    5 feet is generallly a good safe distance for the front.....sides (usually fully covered) likely have shorter distances.

    Regardless, you need to find the specs of your particular switchgear.
     
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