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#54745 - 08/07/05 09:00 AM US Distr. For Schneider Electric Of Canada ?
Robert11 Offline
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Registered: 08/05/05
Posts: 10
Loc: Boston, MA
Hello:

Anyone know if there are any U.S. distributors for Schneider Electric of Canada circuit breakers ?

Apparently they manufacture brand new replacement Stab-Lok circuit breakers for old FPE panels.

There seem to be several places in the U.S. offering re-manufactured, or reconditioned breakers, but only Schneider seems to (still) make brand new replacement ones.

Did a Google, but couldn't find U.S. distributors.

Thanks,
B.

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#54746 - 08/07/05 05:49 PM Re: US Distr. For Schneider Electric Of Canada ?
frank Offline
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Registered: 05/29/01
Posts: 372
Loc: windsor ontario canada
Check import prices/shipping and then got to your wholesaler and see what the cost is for them to order the parts?I buy all my car parts and a ton of electrical from the states with no hassle a the border what so ever.FPE/Square D have the same mother company over here(Schneider) so any wholesaler who has one will have the other.I doubt you will be able to get them without paying the import tax etc anyways.Our dollar is around 80 cents US right now so...
Be sure they are accepted under UL before hand since Canadian build specs are slightly different.Ask if each breaker carries a UL marking which I'm sure it will.I'm in Windsor Ontario 1/4 mile south of Detroit and can hook you up with a wholesaler if you like.Why do you need Canadian made breakers.
cheers

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#54747 - 08/07/05 05:57 PM Re: US Distr. For Schneider Electric Of Canada ?
Electric Eagle Offline
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Registered: 04/20/02
Posts: 928
Loc: Alpharetta, GA
Try Home Depot. Here's a link to their web page for a Federal pacific 20 amp single pole breaker for $18. [URL=http://www.homedepot.com/prel80/HDUS/EN_US/diy_main/pg_diy.jsp?BV_SessionID=@@@@1116544763.1123462491@@@@&BV_EngineID=ccdkaddfghdhfldcgelceffdfgidgnl.0&CNTTYPE=PROD_META&CNTKE Y=mis]http://www.homedepot.com/prel80/HDUS/EN_US/diy_main/pg_diy.jsp?BV_SessionID=@@@@1116544763.1123462491@@@@&BV_EngineID=ccdkaddfghdhfldcgelceffdfgidgnl.0&CNTTYPE=PROD_META&CNTK EY=mis[/URL] c/searchResults.jsp&MID=9876&N=2984+3004&pos=n04

This is a replacement breaker, not made by FPE, but it will probably work as well or better than the original.

[This message has been edited by Electric Eagle (edited 08-07-2005).]

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#54748 - 08/07/05 05:57 PM Re: US Distr. For Schneider Electric Of Canada ?
frank Offline
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Registered: 05/29/01
Posts: 372
Loc: windsor ontario canada
heres the info for Schneider Electric of Canada

1-800-565-6699

Customer Information Centre

heres the website
http://www.schneider-electric.ca/www/en/html/frontpage.htm

If they sell them in the US they will know where.
cheers

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#54749 - 08/07/05 07:27 PM Re: US Distr. For Schneider Electric Of Canada ?
distributor x Offline
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Registered: 07/28/05
Posts: 57
Loc: Canada
I am fairly certain this company will find the breakers for you. They are in MA.. and provide great service!

Line Card: http://e-ces.net/line_card_details.php

8 Locations (Boston North) http://e-ces.net/branches.php?bid=7&gid=31
8 Locations (Boston South) http://e-ces.net/branches.php?bid=7&gid=32






[This message has been edited by distributor x (edited 08-07-2005).]

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#54750 - 08/07/05 08:03 PM Re: US Distr. For Schneider Electric Of Canada ?
caselec Offline
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Registered: 04/14/02
Posts: 557
Loc: San Jose, CA
A few years ago I picked up some Schneider (Federal Pioneer) Stab-Lok breakers from Bay Breakers. They are not in your area but if you can’t find a local distributor they will be happy to ship to you. www.baybreakers.com

I don’t have a problem with purchasing a used break as long as its been tested. I know everyone hates Stab-Locs but I have talked to several of the local breaker shops and am told these breakers seldom fail when tested.

Curt
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Curt Swartz

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#54751 - 08/09/05 11:45 AM Re: US Distr. For Schneider Electric Of Canada ?
Tony Moscioni Offline
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Registered: 05/15/01
Posts: 144
Loc: CANADA
Robert,

Try these following numbers:

Schneider Electric Canada
3220 Caravelle Drive
Mississauga ON
L4V 1K9
1-800-565-6699

or;

Schneider Electric
Head Office
19 Waterman Avenue
Toronto, Ontario
M4B 1Y2
Tel.: (416) 752-8020
Fax: (416) 752-6230 www.schneider-electric.ca


Tony Moscioni ~
Electrical Inspector
Electrical Safety Authority
Phone: 416-991-4145
Tony.Moscioni@ElectricalSafety.on.ca

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