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ABB NeoGear™

The safest switchgear ever made

ABB’s low-voltage switchgear has been the product of choice since 1972. With NeoGear ABB introduces the next innovation leap in switchgear technology for safe, smart and sustainable electrification. 

NeoGear is ready to help customers across process industries to manage changing external dynamics and realize new opportunities in their working environments. Central to NeoGear is its laminated bus plate technology, which replaces traditional horizontal and vertical busbar systems. This innovative bus plate technology provides e.g. arc safety by inherent design. Combined with the connectivity and intelligence of the ABB Ability™ platform, NeoGear is an unrivalled solution for industry.

Key benefits

  • Revolutionary design eliminates hazardous exposure to live busbar parts (Arc ignition protected zones) and keeps maintenance personnel safe
  • Reduced risk of arcs caused by mechanical failures slashes maintenance down time
  • Up to 92% fewer busbar parts compared to traditional busbar systems
  • Up to 25% shorter switchgear footprint due to higher module stacking density reduces CAPEX cost for switchgear rooms
  • Up to 20% less heat dissipated saves energy and lowers cost thanks to excellent cooling efficiency
  • State of the art module contact system design for high performance and durability

Key features

  • Modular low voltage switchgear with performance options up to 400/415 V, 3200 A and 80 kA
  • Certified type tested design according to the IEC 61439-1/-2 and IEC 61641 Ed.3
  • Passive arc protection criteria 1 to 7, tested acc. IEC TR 61641 Ed.3 up to 400V, 80kA, 500ms
  • Laminated bus plate technology for busbar system up to 3200 A/80kA 1s
  • Withdrawable and plug in functional units for motor protection or energy distribution
  • Future release phase will cover higher ratings and increased functionalities

Digital option 

  • Integration of temperature sensors for critical busbar joints at air circuit breaker (ACB) incomer termination and power contacts of functional units
  • Current and voltage sensing through ABB’s smart electrical devices such as motor controller M10x or UMC100.3 and circuit breaker Emax 2 and Tmax XT and more
  • Integrated data collection and data analysis with ABB Ability™ Condition monitoring for electrical systems for onsite access through secure browser technology
  • Connectivity to your plant monitoring and control systems using Serial (Modbus RTU, Profibus DP) and Ethernet-based protocol (Modbus TCP, Profinet, IEC 61850)
  • Cloud-based monitoring option with ABB Ability™ Asset Health for electrical systems

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