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#189199 - 09/23/09 04:49 PM 42-65 KAIC Rated Commercial Meter/Main Panels  
wewire2  Offline
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My supplier cannot find a manufacturer that offers a 200A.
120/240V. meter/main commercial panel with test bypass that is rated over 22 KAIC. Anyone else run into this? Fused panels are available but the client wants breakers.


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#189200 - 09/23/09 05:39 PM Re: 42-65 KAIC Rated Commercial Meter/Main Panels [Re: wewire2]  
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Whats the impendence of the transformer???
22 k seems up there fer 120/240 volt single phase>??
What K is readly available??


#189201 - 09/23/09 05:59 PM Re: 42-65 KAIC Rated Commercial Meter/Main Panels [Re: Yoopersup]  
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22K panels are usually in stock. I am getting the specified AIC ratings off of the engineered drawings or utility reports. Seems like most of the jobs we do are 42-65 K rated.


#189205 - 09/23/09 07:05 PM Re: 42-65 KAIC Rated Commercial Meter/Main Panels [Re: wewire2]  
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If impendence is less then Aprox. 2.2 then you gotta jump up to 22000 .
50 kva secondary 208amps.
2.2 at 208 volts single phase. APROX.
I get APROX. 9454 , Its less if a distance away.
Check with Eng. But power companys always go high so do designers. You never wanna be lower then whats really required!!!!


#189206 - 09/23/09 07:55 PM Re: 42-65 KAIC Rated Commercial Meter/Main Panels [Re: Yoopersup]  
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Did you check with Sq.D ?



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#189207 - 09/23/09 08:24 PM Re: 42-65 KAIC Rated Commercial Meter/Main Panels [Re: HotLine1]  
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Tried Square D. B-line, Cutler Hammer, Milbank.


#189216 - 09/24/09 02:21 AM Re: 42-65 KAIC Rated Commercial Meter/Main Panels [Re: wewire2]  
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If they don't have it, they'll manufacture what you need for your specs.... I believe they use Siemens gear


#189217 - 09/24/09 02:43 AM Re: 42-65 KAIC Rated Commercial Meter/Main Panels [Re: Lostazhell]  
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I wonder why special order was not offered as an option. I'll have to check that one out. Thanks!



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