Production of sivacon s8

SIVACON S8 low-voltage switchgear:

  • Design with automatic switch
  • Universal mounting design
  • Rigid Mounted Design (Front Covers)
  • Hard-Mounted Narrow-Profile Fuse Design3NJ4
  • Narrow profile plug-in fuse design3NJ6 / SASIL
  • Reactive power compensation

Technical Data

Norms and Standards
  • Typical tested switchgear and switchgear combination (TTA)
  • New IEC61439
    Protection against electric shock
  • Testing of short-circuit behavior inside the enclosure (arc protection)
  • IEC 60439-1,
    EN 60439-1
  • DIN EN 50274
  • IEC 61641
Air gaps and leakage distances Rated withstand voltage (Uimp)
Overvoltage category
Degree of contamination
8 kV
Rated insulation voltage (Ui)

Rated operational voltage (Ue)
up to 1000 V, 50/60HZ

up to 690 V
3-roller / 4-roller bus system Main busbars
  • Rated current (In)
  • Rated withstand current (Icw)
  • Peak withstand short-circuit current (Icw)
up to 7010 A
up to 330 kA
up to 150 kA, 1s
Protection level Compliant with IEC 60529, EN 60529 up to IP54 (IP55*)
Form of internal division Compliant with IEC 60439-1, EN 60439-1, section 7.7 before Form 4

Localization resistance

Special tests in accordance with IEC 61641 for the protection of personnel and the system:

  • Doors and lids must not open
  • No parts should fly off
  • No holes should form in the casing
  • Indicators should not light up
  • PE conductor must be functional

Optional: Arc-suppression barriers

Optional: Isolated busbar system

Localization resistance-pressure relief

Cabinet construction

Functional compartments for:

  • Tires
  • Devices
  • Additional equipment Cable / busbar connection
  • Cross wiring

Identical geometric dimensions of the apparatus compartment regardless of:

  • Busbar position
  • The depth of the cabinets

Cabin and hull

  • Cabinets made of galvanized iron
  • Height 2000 and 2200mm (optionally 100 or 200mm high plinth)
  • Powder coated casing parts
  • Door opening angle up to 180° (125°)
  • Doors with multiple or single locking devices
  • Doors with universal hinges (hinges freely suspendable)
  • Top cover with explosion damper
  • Protection class IP30/31 IP40/41,IP54 (IP55)

Main bus system

  • Variable busbar system top and rear position (top and/or bottom)
  • Rated currents up to 7010 A
  • Rated peak withstand current (Icw) up to 330 kA
  • Rated short-time withstand current Icw up to 150 kA
  • Two busbar systems can be used in power distribution systems
  • Maintenance-free busbar connections
  • Connection points of the transport units are easily accessible from the front or from above

FCB -construction with circuit breaker

Circuit breakers of fixed or withdrawable version for input, inter-section, outgoing feeders

  • SENTRON 3WL air circuit breakers, 630 to 6300 A, 3-pole and 4-pole
  • SENTRON 3VL compact circuit-breakers, 630 to 1600 A, fixed mounted
  • The enclosure width depends on the circuit-breaker size (example: width of 400 mm up to In = 1600 A, 600 mm up to In = 3200 A, 1000 mm up to In = 6300 A)
  • Clearly divided functional compartments
  • Test and disconnected position when the enclosure door is closed
  • Cable/busbar connection top, bottom and rear of the enclosure
  • Type-tested connection to SIVACON 8PS busbar trunking system
  • Separate auxiliary apparatus compartment for each circuit breaker
  • Space for complex controls and interlocks
  • Auxiliary equipment holder can be removed and disconnected from the enclosure
  • Cable/busbar connection top, bottom and rear of the enclosure
  • Type-tested connection to SIVACON 8PS busbar trunking system
  • Cable/busbar compartment size depends on circuit breaker current rating
  • Easily accessible cable and busbar connection points
  • High level of safety for operating personnel due to compartmentalization
  • Significantly reduced wiring time

FCB – Design with input and output circuit breaker with SENTRON 3VL/3WL

BC – Design with circuit breaker – Sectional with SENTRON 3VL/3WL

PCV/VS – Design with circuit breaker

*panel width:

OFFW -Universal mounting design

  • Combination of different module installation methods
  • Stationary design with compartment doors
  • 3NJ6 plug-in narrow profile fuse-switch disconnectors
  • Sections width 600 mm (rear side connection)
  • 1000 and 1200 mm wide sections (front access)
  • Cable connection compartment, width 400 or 600 mm
  • Cable connection top, bottom or rear (not for 3NJ6)
  • Internal partition shape up to 4b

OFFW -Universal mounting design -vertical busbar system

  • Rated current: I n up to 1620 A
  • Rated withstand current Icw up to 65 kA*
  • 3 and 4-pole
  • Multiple connection options for cables, busbars without drilling or punching
  • Copper profile 400 or 650 mm²

OFFW -Universal mounting construction- Rigidly mounted construction with compartment doors

  • Cable feeders
    • SENTRON 3VL circuit breaker
    • SENTRON 3VT1…3 circuit breakers
    • SIRIUS 3RV circuit breakers
    • SENTRON 3K Breakers
    • SENTRON 3NP Breakers
  • Rated current In up to 630 A
  • 3 and 4-pole
  • Rigid mounting and plug-in base(3VL)
  • RCD modules(3VL)
  • Manual or motor operated
  • Control from door or behind door
  • Mounting plates for other equipment

OFFW -SENTRON 3NJ6 universal mounting switch disconnector

  • Adapter for mounting up to 10 SENTRON 3NJ6 plug-in switch disconnectors
  • 600 mm high adaptor (component height 500 mm)
  • SENTRON 3NJ6 disconnector switch, I nto630 A
  • Cable connection from the front

OFPD Narrow Profile Plug-in Design 3NJ6

  • Cable feeder with
    • SENTRON 3NJ6 plug switch disconnector
    • Mounting plates with cut-off doors
  • Rated current In up to 630 A
  • Enclosure width 1000 or 1200 mm
  • Cable connection compartment width 400 or 600 mm
  • Up to 35 feeders per enclosure
  • Cable connection from the front, from below or above
  • Internal partition shape up to 4b

OFPD Narrow profile plug-in design 3NJ6-Vertical plug-in busbar system

  • Rated current In up to 2180 A
  • Rated withstand short circuit current I cw up to 50 kA*
  • 3- and 4-pole
  • Integrated contact protection
    • Finger touch tested (IP20B)
    • Branch holes in increments of 50 mm

OFF Rigidly mounted design with front covers

  • Cable feeders with
    • SENTRON 3VL circuit breakers
    • SIRIUS 3RV circuit breakers
    • SENTRON 3K disconnector circuit breakers
    • SENTRON 3NP circuit breakers disconnectors
    • plug-in electrical installation devices
  • Rated current In up to 630 A
  • 3 and 4-pole
  • Fixed mounting or plug-in base (3VL)
  • Manual or motor operated
  • Switching via cover
    1000 or 1200 mm wide enclosure
  • Cable connection compartment 400 or 600 mm
  • Cable connection from the front, from below or above
  • Internal partition shape 4b

OFF Rigidly mounted design with front covers-vertical busbars

  • Rated current: In up to 1620 A
  • Rated withstand short circuit current Icw up to 65 kA, 1 sec*
  • 3-and4-pole
  • Multiple ways to connect cables or busbars, no drilling or punching required
  • Copper profile 400 or 650 mm²

OFF Rigidly mounted design with front covers

  • Single and multiple feeders
  • Infinitely adjustable device holders for uniform depth adjustment
  • Rotatable frame for greater operating comfort
  • Multifunctional busbar system for easy installation of built-in wiring devices

CCS – Free Design Cabinets

  • Enclosure widths: 400 mm, 600 mm, 800 mm, 1000 mm and 1200 mm, (350 mm, 850 mm)*
  • Internal divisions: Form 1, Form 2b, busbar cover
  • Enclosure door height (2000 mm or 2200 mm)
  • Rear enclosure busbar system:
  • Rated current up to1120A
    • Rated short circuit rated current up to 65kA/1s (Icc = 100kA)
    • 3 and 4-pole
    • DIN shina: 30 x 40 mm or 40 x 40 mm

Standard mounting parts:

  • Sheet metal mounting plate
  • *Alpha mounting kits
Cabinet with a central grounding point:
  • with and without current transformers
  • 200 mm extension for FCB1
  • 600 mm or 1000 mm with cable connection

OFFD Rigidly mounted narrow profile fuse design 3NJ4

  • Cable feeders:
    • SENTRON 3NJ4 fused disconnect switch
    • Alpha 8GK quick mounting kits
    • Mounting Panels
  • Rated current In up to 630 A
  • Rated short circuit current Icc up to 50 kA
  • 3-pole
  • Up to 18 feeders per enclosure
  • With and without current sensing (Narrow band integrated current transformers)
  • Joint current measurement
  • Internal metering form up to2b
  • 600, 800 and 1000 mm wide enclosures
  • Cable connection from the front, from below or above

PFC Reactive power compensation

  • Capacitor modules
    • up to 200 kvar unthrottled
    • throttled100 kvar
  • Controller module with electronic reactive power control for door mounting
  • Group switch with control from the door and behind the door
  • enclosure width 800 mm
  • Up to 600 kvar, per enclosure, unthrottled
  • Up to 500 kvar, per enclosure throttled

CC Corner cabinet