Earthing Spigots | Substation Suspended Earthing Spigots By PBwel

Published 12 Jan 2021

Earthing Spigots

Substation Spigots

Substation Suspended Earthing Spigots

The PBwel Substation portable earthing equipment range is designed to meet the specific requirements of ENA Technical Specification 41-21.

PBwel offer range of spigots such as Suspended Busbar Spigot, Type A & Type B Aluminium Spigots, Type C Spigot, Type D Spigot and Type H Suspended Busbar Aluminium Spigot.

All PBwel Spigots are designed to be permanently fitted to a new or existing busbar. The PBwel spigots have a proven track record of assurance and quality, which has been fully approved and tested by the National Grid and are in use throughout the UK substations.

Suspended Earthing Spigot

Performance Characteristic

  • 1kN Mechanical Load
  • 900 Amps Continuous Current Rating
  • RIV and Corona Discharge Test @ 400kV Rating
  • 80kA/1s Short Circuit Rating including a peak at 200kA
  • 40kA/3s Short Circuit Rating including a peak at 100kA

Suspended Busbar types and part numbers

Product Preference Body Part Number Spigot Part Number Busbar Size (mm)
CE75/250 EFF-16771 EFF-16780 250
CE75/220 EFF-16772 EFF-16780 220
CE76/200 EFF-16773 EFF-16780 200
CE76/190 EFF-16774 EFF-16780 190
CE76/160 EFF-16775 EFF-16780 160
CE77/140 EFF-16776 EFF-16780 140
CE77/127 EFF-16777 EFF-16780 127
CE77/120 EFF-16778 EFF-16780 120
CE77/115 EFF-16779 EFF-16780 115

* Note: A Suspended Busbar requires both a body and spigot assembly as shown upon the chart.

Suspended Earthing Spigot Range

  • Quick Installations
  • Can be set up by one person
  • Suitable for existing and new busbars
  • National Grid Approved

Substation Spigot Range

BOLT ON CORONA SHIELDS FOR SPIGOTS - A2617-A - FF-16701 SUSPENDED BUSBAR SPIGOT CE75, CE76 & CE77 TYPE A & TYPE B ALUMINIUM SPIGOTS - (A) FA2277 (B) FA2369 TYPE A & TYPE B ALUMINIUM SPIGOTS - (A) FA2277 (B) FA2369
Bolt On Corona Shields For Spigots Suspended Busbar Spigot CE75, CE76 & CE77 Type A Aluminium Spigots Type B Aluminium Spigots
Type C Spigots TYPE D SPIGOT 63.5 230 AL - FA2448-A TYPE E SPIGOTS Type H Spigots Suspended Aluminium Spigot
Type C Spigots Type D Spigots 63.5 230 Aluminium Type E Spigots Type H Spigots Suspended Aluminium Spigot

PB Weir

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PB Weir Substation Earthing and Transmission Line Earthing Equipment include line end clamps, earth end clamps, portable earthing leads and operating poles for high voltage substations, overhead power line and transmission line applications – voltages include 11kV, 33kV, 66kV, 132kV up to 400kV.

Thorne & Derrick provide competitive prices and fast delivery from stock for the complete range of PB Weir substation earthing and transmission line earthing equipment.

In 2018 In 2018 PB Weir joined the Novarc group and re-branded as PBwel and now, through the ESP group of companies, we are able to supply, support and maintain a comprehensive range of Electrical Safety Equipment which includes: Earthing, Insulated Tools, Arc Flash Protection, Personal Voltage Detection Helmets, Insulating Gloves, Voltage Detection, Operating Poles & Lock-Out Tag-out.

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