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#34769 - 02/22/04 07:52 PM Pushmatic Ite Bulldog 3 phase panel
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Registered: 02/20/04
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Loc: birmingham, michigan
Hi ! I am curious, has anyone seen the ite pushmatic 3 phase panels?
What do they look like, and how are they configured? pictures would be very helpful.

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#34770 - 02/23/04 04:33 AM Re: Pushmatic Ite Bulldog 3 phase panel
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Registered: 12/07/02
Posts: 59
Loc: Shawnee, KS, USA
I've changed out several. The breakers are next to impossible to find. A few used ones floating around, but no new ones that I have been able to find. The busses are arranged from top to bottom instead of side by side. I think I may have 1 or 2 panels at the shop. I will see if I can dig 1 up this week and get you some pictures.
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#34771 - 02/23/04 07:20 AM Re: Pushmatic Ite Bulldog 3 phase panel
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Registered: 04/03/02
Posts: 6805
Loc: Brick, NJ USA
BigBob:
Welcome to the forum!
We changed-out one a while ago, and that was the only one I have come across in 25 years.

We held on to the branch breakers, God knows why, and I can't remember the buss layout of the panel. I'll have to look in the shop & see if the CB's are still around, or they found the way to the dump!

Push-Matics were not a 'big' item here in this part of NJ, although we come upon one occasionally.

John
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#34772 - 02/23/04 11:16 AM Re: Pushmatic Ite Bulldog 3 phase panel
JBD Offline
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Registered: 07/12/01
Posts: 599
Loc: WI, USA
Bulldog Electric was bought by ITE Circuit Breaker around 1956.
ITE was first bought by Gould and then their Low Voltage Distribution line was sold to Siemens around 1983.

Siemens still manufactures and sells new Pushmatic breakers.

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