Hard Bus Retrofill AEG ME07 to Emax 2 IEC

With only few modification actions and sustainable costs, ABB retrofitting kits are the perfect solution to improve a low voltage switchgear. ABB has developed new hard bus retrofitting kits to replace and upgrade the AEG ME07 circuit breaker with the ABB latest family of SACE Emax 2.

To renew your Installed Base without dismantling the old switchgear, this is the solution that consists in the replacement of the complete old circuit breaker or switch disconnector with a new generation equipment.

The result of this combination is a new apparatus capable to satisfy the customer’s need in the era of the industry 4.0.

Let’s see what the value propositions are:

Safety & Protection 

  • High quality level confirmed by certified products
  • ABB brand is associated with robust design

Easy to install

  • Easy installation requires limited shutdown
  • Instructional sheet is provided with the product

Continuous operation

  • PREDICT feature in ABB Ability™ EAM (Energy and Asset Manager) for Predictive Maintenance.
  • Ekip power controller to improve energy efficiency


Retrofitting kits enable a circular economy by extending the lifespan of your electrical system and by minimizing CO₂ emissions and raw materials usage.

ABB Service offers a unique way to upgrade installed hardware and software to the next generation, by changing the worn out or outdated parts, while maintaining the original plant and equipment configuration.

The retrofitting kits are tested in the ABB Laboratory, accredited by ACCREDIA and acknowledged by important international certification bodies such as ACAE / LOVAG, ANCE, ASTA, ETL SEMKO, UL, CSA and Naval Registers.

This retrofitting kit solution, Hard Bus Retrofill AEG ME07 to Emax 2, is available for 3 and 4 poles withdrawable versions – AEG ME07 637-1257 ,1607-2007, 2507 and 3207 from 630A to 3200A up to 690V with Horizontal Rear terminals.

The kit consists in a device type Emax 2 equipped with special terminals to fit the existing busbars and consists of:

  • Base supports to mount Emax2 at a similar high of the AEG ME breaker
  • Adapting terminals kit
  • Instructional manual
  • Kit for door’s adaptation

With regard to accessories and Trip Unit, the Emax 2 internal mechanical and electrical accessories are compatible with the ones of AEG ME07.

With the retrofitting kits with Emax 2 it is possible to choose amid three different types of Trip Units to replace the AEG ME07’s ones: Ekip Dip, Ekip Touch, Ekip Hi-Touch. Emax 2 Trip Units are available in the versions LI, LSI, and LSIG.

A check is recommended before ordering the kits, as it is important to verify some dimensions by taking in account the size of Emax 2 and the one of AEG ME07. For more details please contact us.

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