Busbar

Used in power distribution busbars are made out of aluminium, brass or copper and they are able to conduct and ground electricity to transmit power from the source of electric power to the load.
Busbars can come in a various shapes and size, which affect the ampacity of the product. Ampacity refers to the maximum amount of electric current a conductor can carry before showing signs of deterioration.

Typical places bus bars are found in are:
  • Factories
  • Data Centres
  • Retail Facilities
  • Laboratories
  • Hospitals
  • Universities

Busbars range greatly in size and the size depends on the use. Common commercial and industrial busbars sizes range from 40 Amps to 1200 Amps.

Types
The most common types of busbars in the industry today are:

  • Rigid busbars: These are used in low, medium or high-voltage applications. Made with aluminium or copper bars and they make use of porcelain to insulate them.
  • Strain busbars: These are used in high-voltage applications and are strung between the metal structures of a substation. They are held in place by suspension type insulators.
  • Insulated phase busbars: These are used at medium voltage and similar to the rigid busbars, they are rigid bars that are supported by insulators.

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Description Price Rated Operational Voltage Material Range Number Of Modules Electrical Phase Colour Current Rating For Use With Pitch Series Accessory Type
RS Stock No. 631-9158
Mfr. Part No.Y307.016.01 BUSBAR
BrandETA
MYR55.03
Each
units
24V dc - - - - - 50 A - - - -
RS Stock No. 246-5128
Mfr. Part No.3RV1915-1AB
BrandSiemens
MYR41.30
Each
units
400V ac - Sirius Classic 2 3 - - - 45mm 3RV1 -
RS Stock No. 806-7228
Mfr. Part No.A9XPH112
MYR58.72
Each
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415V - Acti 9 12 1 - - - - iC60 -
RS Stock No. 776-2730
Mfr. Part No.A9XPH324
MYR188.71
Each
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415V - Acti 9 24 3 - - - 18mm iC60 -
RS Stock No. 124-3145
Mfr. Part No.5ST3700
BrandSiemens
MYR25.52
Each
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400V ac Copper Sentron - 1 - 80 A 1P Miniature Circuit Breakers 1mm 5ST -
RS Stock No. 806-7225
Mfr. Part No.A9XPH357
MYR583.91
Each
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415V - Acti 9 57 - - - - - iC60 -
RS Stock No. 246-5162
Mfr. Part No.3RV1915-1DB
BrandSiemens
MYR58.43
Each
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400V ac - Sirius Classic 5 3 - - - 45mm 3RV1 -
RS Stock No. 489-6489
Mfr. Part No.2CDL210001R1012
BrandABB
MYR21.42
Each
units
400V ac - - 12 1 - - - 17.5mm - -
RS Stock No. 124-3146
Mfr. Part No.5ST3701
BrandSiemens
MYR86.64
Each
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400V ac Copper Sentron - 1 - 80 A 1P Miniature Circuit Breakers 1mm 5ST -
RS Stock No. 776-2711
Mfr. Part No.A9XPH106
MYR35.29
Each
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415V - Acti 9 6 1 - - - 18mm iC60 -
RS Stock No. 746-6000
Mfr. Part No.3TX7014-7AA00
BrandSiemens
MYR31.51
Each
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230V ac/dc - - - - - 6 A - 3mm - -
RS Stock No. 400-2000
Mfr. Part No.GV2G445
MYR104.05
Each
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- - - - - - - GV2 Series - GV2G Busbar
RS Stock No. 772-1543
Mfr. Part No.A9XPH424
MYR308.12
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
415V - Acti 9 24 4 - - Acti9 iC60 Series RCD 18mm iC60 -
RS Stock No. 806-7222
Mfr. Part No.A9XPH312
MYR157.33
Each
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415V - Acti 9 12 - - - - - iC60 -
RS Stock No. 776-2742
Mfr. Part No.A9XPH412
MYR163.01
Each
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415V - Acti 9 12 4 - - - 18mm iC60 -
RS Stock No. 715-8923
Mfr. Part No.GHQ6301901R0001
BrandABB
MYR7.22
Each
units
- - - - - - - KNX Domestic Equipment 17.5mm - -
RS Stock No. 866-5513
Mfr. Part No.3RV1915-1BB
BrandSiemens
MYR109.82
Each
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690V - Sirius Classic 3 3 - - - 45mm - -
RS Stock No. 755-2876
Mfr. Part No.3RV1935-1A
BrandSiemens
MYR75.30
Each
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- - Sirius Classic - - - - - - 3RV1 -
RS Stock No. 433-4515
Mfr. Part No.21090
MYR90.37
Each
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230V ac - - - - - - - - Multi 9 -
RS Stock No. 290-1258
Mfr. Part No.0402174
MYR105.15
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- - - - - - - - - NLS-CU 3/10 SN METER -
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