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Vertical Break Switch, Aluminum (AVR)

The AVR is a three insulator, vertical break outdoor air disconnect switch constructed primarily of aluminum. Operation is accomplished by rotation of the rear insulator. Unique construction methods proven through years of field experience, coupled with simple design concepts provide ease of operation.
  • Fully Compliant with ANSI/IEEE C37.30.1
  • Vertical Break Operation
  • 8.3kV – 245kV
  • 1200A – 3000A
  • Rotating Blade Mechanism
  • Reverse Loop Contacts
  • Laminated Shunt Hinge
  • Double Row Stainless Steel Bearing
  • Compatible with Turner TECORupter Interrupter Attachments
  • Operated with Swing Handle, Gear Box or Motor Operator

Product Details


Application The AVR is commonly used in three-phase line or substation applications such as transformer or line disconnecting, breaker isolating, bypassing or bus sectionalizing. Operation of the AVR may be accomplished by either manual control or by motor operator.
Material Aluminum
Type Vertical Break

Electrical Ratings

Current Rating
  • 1200 A
  • 2000 A
  • 3000 A
Voltage Rating
  • 8.3 kV
  • 15.5 kV
  • 27 kV
  • 38 kV
  • 48.3 kV
  • 72.5 kV
  • 123 kV
  • 145 kV
  • 170 kV
  • 245 kV

Resources and Downloads

Installation/Instruction Manual (IOM)


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