CBS ArcSafe®, a leading manufacturer of remote racking and switching solutions for low- and medium-voltage switchgear, has acquired select assets of MarTek Limited. This includes MarTek’s Chicken Switch®, which is designed to remotely operate control switches and low- and medium-voltage circuit breakers. Also included are the company’s products that remotely rack common circuit breakers and
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In late 2016, Martek Limited introduced the LongArm® line of arc flash safety products to remotely operate disconnect handles on a variety of Motor Control Centers. The first model introduced was the ABL1 for remotely operating disconnect handles on the Allen Bradley Centerline 2100 Series MCC. Martek Limited now offers the LongArm® CHL1 for
Martek Limited Introduces the Chicken Switch model P11, a newly redesigned remote operator for Square D P-frame breakers. Square D “P frame” (PAF/PAL) breakers are molded case breakers that feature a rotating ON/OFF handle. The new P11 is a wireless actuator that allows the worker to be positioned safely outside of the arc flash
In 2017, the Chicken Switch® Model CS01 was redesigned to work with even more control switches. Here are the benefits of the new design: • Rectangular Magnets: These magnets are stronger and offer a smaller footprint than the old circular magnets. The new magnets enable the CS01 to be used on switches within proximity
America's Nuclear Submarines Are So Tough They Can Crash into Mountains and Survive This is a fair and common question of ours. The phrase “chicken switch” has long been associated with devices designed to help our Nation’s bravest escape life-threatening circumstances, which is exactly what our products are designed to do for