Course ID
TDB116

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course explains how to repair and replace energized pole top equipment with a minimum of interruption to customers. It describes how to bypass and replace a recloser. It also shows how to inspect and repair one type of gang-operated switch, and how to bypass and replace a different type.

COURSE GOALS

  • Describe how to bypass and replace a recloser.
  • Explain how a gang-operated switch operates.
  • Describe how to inspect and repair a gang-operated switch.
  • Explain how to replace a one-piece gang-operated switch.

 

SUBJECTS AND OBJECTIVES

Recloser Replacement

  • Identify the main parts of one type of electronically controlled three-phase recloser.
  • Explain the importance of bypassing a recloser before replacing it.
  • Describe how to replace a recloser.

Gang-Operated Switch Maintenance

  • Describe the basic operation of one type of gang-operated switch.
  • Identify problems typically associated with gang-operated switches.
  • Describe or demonstrate how to safely inspect and troubleshoot a gang-operated switch.

Gang-Operated Switch Replacement

  • Explain how a one-piece gang-operated switch is constructed.
  • Describe a procedure for safely replacing one type of gang-operated switch.