HVL

Class 6040 / Refer to Catalog 6040CT9201 or Brochure 6040BR9401

HVL Metal-Enclosed Load Interrupter Switchgear—Full Range

Listed Metal-Enclosed
Interrupter Switchgear


HVL™ 5–38 kV Load Interrupter is the most popular ANSI-rated switchgear in its class in America. Among medium voltage interrupter switchgear, both the switch and the enclosure stand as industry benchmarks in the areas of design, manufacturing, and performance. Load interrupter switchgear must perform a number of critical functions in a unit substation - protecting equipment and disconnecting faulted lines and transformers. Designed and tested to the latest applicable standards, HVL has been engineered to provide superior protection for your distribution system.

HVL switchgear is available for various applications and configurations, including:

  • Individual service entrance bays

  • Multiple-bay lineups incorporating HVL load interrupters

  • Substation primaries

Square D™ brand metal-enclosed switchgear has become an industry standard for its better system performance, lower maintenance cost, easier system expansion, and reduced system expense.

A full range of ratings and options are available but not listed in this publication. Contact your nearest Schneider Electric sales office or your local Schneider Electric distributor.

Ratings

Maximum design voltage (kV)

4.76

15

17

25.8

29

38

BIL (kV)

60

95

95

125

125

150

Frequency (Hz)

50/60

50/60

50/60

50/60

50/60

50/60

Continuous amperes

600/1200

600/1200

600

600/1200

600/1200

600

Interrupting amperes

600/1200

600/1200

600

600

400

400

Momentary
(kA asymmetrical)

40/61/80

40/61/80

61

40/61

40/61

40

Fault close
(kA asymmetrical)

40/61

40/61

40

28

28

20

Capacitor switching (kVAR)

2400

2400

Short time rating
2 seconds (kA symmetrical)

25/38/50

25/38/50

25

25

25

25

Low frequency withstand (kV)

19

36

36

60

60

80


Standard Features

  • 11 gauge steel enclosure

  • Direct drive mechanism

  • Permanently attached operating handle

  • Visible isolation viewing window

  • Mechanical interlocked fuse access door

  • Provision for padlock and key interlock

  • Highly flexible design

  • ANSI 61 paint

Options

  • Outdoor construction

  • Square D™ brand DIN-style current-limiting fuses

  • Boric acid fuses

  • Silver or tin plated copper bus

  • 600, 1200, or 2000 A main bus

  • Heat shrink insulated bus

  • Motor operator

  • Shunt trip

  • Fuselogic™ tripping system

  • Roof bushings

  • Key interlocks

  • Surge arresters

  • Utility metering bays

  • Duplex switch

  • Transformer connections

  • Infrared windows for thermal scanning of connections

Fuselogic™

Fuselogic is a protection system that provides the ultimate in medium voltage fuse protection. This patented system utilizes the Square D™ brand current-limiting fuses with mechanical sensors that function without any auxiliary power requirements. Several combinations of Fuselogic functions can be combined to provide simple blown fuse indication contacts with mechanical lockout to anti-single phasing protection. Anti-single phasing requires the optional stored energy mechanism (SEM). Fuselogic is available on both HVL/cc™ and HVL switches.

HVL Switchgear Quick Ship Program—5 kV–15 kV, 600 A

The HVL quick ship program provides basic fused and unfused load interrupter switch configurations for stand-alone or transformer primary applications. The Quick Ship program offers faster delivery, but with fewer options.

Three-pole, 600 A individual HVL switches are available in free-standing indoor (NEMA 1) or outdoor (NEMA 3R) enclosures. The switches used in these enclosures are UL Recognized and are listed under Category WIQG2 in File E140591(M). These switches are available unfused or with provisions for DIN—style, Square D™ brand current-limiting fuses or for boric acid fuses. Factory optional accessories include auxiliary switches, extra cable terminating lugs and distribution class surge arresters. The door is mechanically interlocked with the switch operating handle and provisions for key interlocks are standard. Set screw type lugs for one #2 solid—600 kcmil copper or aluminum cables are provided for line and load connections. Other standard features include a bolted enclosure with a viewing window, ground pad, and space heater (NEMA 3R only). Control power for heater must be from external source. Fuses are not furnished with this equipment. For fuse information, refer to DIN/E Current-Limiting Fuses, Non-Disconnecting Type , or Boric Acid Fuses. Many of the fuses listed in these tables are available from stock. Switches are listed in the tables below and on HVL Switches for Power-Dry II ™, Power-Cast II ™, and Uni-Cast II ™ Transformer Connections.

600 A “Single” Switch Unfused

Catalog No.

kV Rating

Fuse Range

Enclosure Type

HVL305NG

4.76

NEMA 1

HVL305NW

4.76

NEMA 3R

HVL315NG

15

NEMA 1

HVL315NW

15

NEMA 3R

600 A “Single” Switch with PROVISIONS ONLY for Square D™ brand Current-Limiting, Non-Disconnect Type Fuses

Catalog No.

kV Rating

Fuse Range

Enclosure Type

HVL305DEG

4.76

10–450E

NEMA 1

HVL305DEW

4.76

10–450E

NEMA 3R

HVL315DEG1

15

10–100E

NEMA 1

HVL315DEG2

15

125–200E

NEMA 1

HVL315DEW1

15

10–100E

NEMA 3R

HVL315DEW2

15

125-200E

NEMA 3R

600 A “Single” Switch with PROVISIONS ONLY for S&C Boric Acid Non-Disconnect Type Fuses [1]

Catalog No.

kV Rating

Fuse Range

Enclosure Type

HVL305BG

4.76

10E–400E

NEMA 1

HVL305BW

4.76

10E–400E

NEMA 3R

HVL315BG

15

10E–400E

NEMA 1

HVL315BW

15

10E–400E

NEMA 3R

HVL317BG

17

10E–400E

NEMA 1

HVL317BW

17

10E–400E

NEMA 3R

Ratings

Max. Design Voltage (kV)

4.76

15.0

BIL (kV)

60

95

Frequency (Hz)

50/60

50/60

Continuous amperes

600

600

Interrupting amperes

600

600

Momentary (amperes asymmetrical)

40,000

40,000

Fault close (amperes asymmetrical)

40,000

40,000

Capacitor switching (kVAR)

2,400

2,400

Short-time rating, 2 seconds (amperes symmetrical)

25,000

25,000

Low frequency withstand (kV)

19

36

Distribution Class Surge Arresters

System L-L Voltage kV

Arrester MCOV-kV

Nominal

Maximum

Effectively Grounded
Neutral Circuits

Impedance Grounded
and Ungrounded Circuits

 2.4
 4.16
 4.8
 6.9
12.0

 2.54
 4.4
 5.08
 7.26
12.7


2.55


 7.65

 2.55
 5.1
 5.1
 7.65
12.70

12.47
13.2
13.8

13.2
13.97
14.52

 7.65
 8.4
 8.4

12.70

Enclosure Type

Type

W

D

H

Weight

in

mm

in

mm

in

mm

lbs

kg

Indoor

38.00

965

54.50

1384

90.00

2286

1200

545

Outdoor

38.00

965

60.00

1524

97.50

2477

1400

636

Provisions for Future Expansion

All “single” Digest switches have provisions for future expansion on either side. Order kits HVMB for top crossover copper 600 A bus and HVLC for line connections to the top bus. (See Factory Modifications.)

HVL Switches for Power-Dry II ™, Power-Cast II ™,
and Uni-Cast II ™ Transformer Connections

HVL switches can be configured for close coupling cable connections to listed dry type transformers for primary main switches of unit substations. These are listed in the tables below with current-limiting or boric acid fuses. Both single and duplex switch mains are included in this selection. Transformers are listed on Medium Voltage Distribution Transformers and may not be suitable for close coupling. For transformer availability and specific configurations, contact your local Schneider Electric sales office. All connections in this digest are based on standard Square D™ brand transformer connections. If these switches are used to connect to other manufacturers’ transformers, then connections must coordinate with
standard Square D™ brand transformer connections. (Cable connections are furnished with the transformer.)

600 A “Single” Switch with PROVISIONS ONLY for Square D™ brand Current-Limiting, Non-Disconnect Type Fuses for Cable Connection to Power-Dry II, Power-Cast II, and Uni-Cast II Transformers
(FLC = 300 A max.) RH—Transformer on Right, LH—Transformer on Left

Catalog
No.

kV
Rating

Fuse Range

Enclosure Type

RH / LH

HVL405DEGR

4.76

10–450E

NEMA 1

RH

HVL405DEGL

4.76

10–450E

NEMA 1

LH

HVL405DEWRH

4.76

10–450E

NEMA 3R

RH

HVL405DEWLH

4.76

10–450E

NEMA 3R

LH

HVL415DEGR1

15

10–100E

NEMA 1

RH

HVL415DEGR2

15

125–200E

NEMA 1

RH

HVL415DEGL1

15

10–100E

NEMA 1

LH

HVL415DEGL2

15

125–200E

NEMA 1

LH

HVL415DEWR1H

15

10–100E

NEMA 3R

RH

HVL415DEWR2H

15

125-200E

NEMA 3R

RH

HVL415DEWL1H

15

10–100E

NEMA 3R

LH

HVL415DEWL2H

15

125-200E

NEMA 3R

LH

600 A “Duplex” Switch with PROVISIONS ONLY for Square D™ brand Current-Limiting, Non-Disconnect Type Fuses for Cable Connection to Power-Dry II, Power-Cast II, and Uni-Cast II Transformers
(FLC = 300 A max.) RH—Transformer on Right, LH—Transformer on Left

Catalog
No.

kV
Rating

Fuse Range

Enclosure Type

RH / LH

HVL505DEGR

4.76

10–450E

NEMA 1

RH

HVL505DEGL

4.76

10–450E

NEMA 1

LH

HVL505DEWRH

4.76

10–450E

NEMA 3R

RH

HVL505DEWLH

4.76

10–450E

NEMA 3R

LH

HVL515DEGR1

15

10–100E

NEMA 1

RH

HVL515DEGR2

15

125–200E

NEMA 1

RH

HVL515DEGL1

15

10–100E

NEMA 1

LH

HVL515DEGL2

15

125–200E

NEMA 1

LH

HVL515DEWR1H

15

10–100E

NEMA 3R

RH

HVL515DEWR2H

15

125–200E

NEMA 3R

RH

HVL515DEWL1H

15

10–100E

NEMA 3R

LH

HVL515DEWL2H

15

125-200E

NEMA 3R

LH

600 A “Single” Switch with PROVISIONS ONLY for S&C Boric Acid Non-Disconnect Type Fuses for Cable Connection to Power-Dry II, Power-Cast II, and Uni-Cast II Transformers   [2]
(FLC = 300 A max.) RH—Transformer on Right, LH—Transformer on Left

Catalog
No.

kV
Rating

Fuse Range

Enclosure Type

RH / LH

HVL405BGR

4.76

10E–400E

NEMA 1

RH

HVL405BGL

4.76

10E–400E

NEMA 1

LH

HVL405BWRH

4.76

10E–400E

NEMA 3R

RH

HVL405BWLH

4.76

10E–400E

NEMA 3R

LH

HVL415BGR

15

10E–400E

NEMA 1

RH

HVL415BGL

15

10E–400E

NEMA 1

LH

HVL415BWRH

15

10E–400E

NEMA 3R

RH

HVL415BWLH

15

10E–400E

NEMA 3R

LH

600 A “Duplex” Switch with PROVISIONS ONLY for S&C Boric Acid Non-Disconnect Type Fuses for Cable Connection to Power-Dry II, Power-Cast II, and Uni-Cast II Transformers [2]
(FLC = 300 A max.) RH—Transformer on Right, LH—Transformer on Left

Catalog
No.

kV
Rating

Fuse Range

Enclosure Type

RH / LH

HVL505BGR

4.76

10E–400E

NEMA 1

RH

HVL505BGL

4.76

10E–400E

NEMA 1

LH

HVL505BWRH

4.76

10E–400E

NEMA 3R

RH

HVL505BWLH

4.76

10E–400E

NEMA 3R

LH

HVL515BGR

15

10E–400E

NEMA 1

RH

HVL515BGL

15

10E–400E

NEMA 1

LH

HVL515BWRH

15

10E–400E

NEMA 3R

RH

HVL515BWLH

15

10E–400E

NEMA 3R

LH

note

Switches with transformer connections are painted ANSI 49. Standalone switches are painted ANSI 61.

Fuse Selection

The rule of thumb method for selecting fuses for transformer protection is 1.33 times the self-cooled full load current of the transformer or the next higher fuse rating. Selection of the fuse is the customer’s responsibility and should be based on transformer and system characteristics.

  • Maximum Fuse Size:
    Maximum fuse size should be determined by comparing the fuse total clearing curve to the transformer damage curve. Contact Schneider Electric for transformer overload and short-circuit withstand capability.

  • Minimum Fuse Size:
    Minimum fuse size shall carry the transformer magnetizing inrush current of 12 times full load amperes for 0.1 second.

Factory Modifications

Catalog
No.

Description

HVMB

Main Bus Kit, 600 A copper

HVLC

Line side connector kit (main bus) 600 A
with 2–1/0=500 MCM lugs (bottom entry only)

Provisions for key interlocks—Type KFL Kirk key lock with a 0-inch bolt projection (Kirk item master number KFL000010SH)

HVLX3

Auxiliary switch 2 N.O.—2 N.C. contact

HVLC2

Set screw type lugs 1/0—500 kcmil (qty. 3)

Distribution Class Surge Arresters [3]

HVDSA3

3 kV, 2.55 MCOV

HVDSA6

6 kV, 5.10 MCOV

HVDSA9

9 kV, 7.65 MCOV

HVDSA10

10 kV, 8.40 MCOV

HVDSA12

12 kV, 10.20 MCOV

HVDSA15

15 kV, 12.70 MCOV

Standard Features

  • Switches for transformer primaries are cable connected only.

  • Key interlocks must be ordered and coordinated by customer.

  • Standard color is ANSI 61 for standalone units; ANSI 49 for switches connecting to transformers.

  • If switches are purchased to coordinate with Square D™ brand transformers, composite drawings and shipment coordination will not be available.

  • Switches are not designed for any special dimensions for retrofit purposes. For dimensions other than shown, contact your nearest Schneider Electric sales office or your local Schneider Electric distributor.

Square D™ Brand DIN/E Fuse Selection Tables—HVL

DIN/E Current-Limiting Fuses, Non-Disconnecting Type [4][5][6]
(Extended Travel Blown Fuse Indicator)

Continuous
Current

Fuse Mounting Clip  [7]

Catalog
No. [8][9]

Centers
(in)

Diameter
(mm)

5 kV Fuse

10E

17.4

51

55DE010

15E

17.4

51

55DE015

20E

17.4

51

55DE020

25E

17.4

51

55DE025

30E

17.4

51

55DE030

40E

17.4

51

55DE040

50E

17.4

51

55DE050

65E

17.4

51

55DE065

80E

17.4

51

55DE080

100E

17.4

51

55DE100

125E

17.4

76

55DE125

150E

17.4

76

55DE150

175E

17.4

76

55DE175

200E

17.4

76

55DE200

250E

17.4

76

55DE250

300E

17.4

76

55DE300

350E

17.4

76

55DE350

400E

17.4

76

55DE400

450E

17.4

76

55DE450

15 kV Fuse

10E

17.4

51

175DE010

15E

17.4

51

175DE015

20E

17.4

51

175DE020

25E

17.4

51

175DE025

30E

17.4

51

175DE030

40E

17.4

76

175DE040

50E

17.4

76

175DE050

65E

17.4

76

175DE065

80E

17.4

76

175DE080

100E

17.4

88

175DE100

125E

21.14

88

175DE125

150E

21.14

88

175DE150

175E

21.14

88

155DE175

200E

21.14

88

155DE200

Boric Acid Fuse Selection Tables—HVL

Boric Acid Fuses [10]

Continuous
Current

Fuse
Type[11]

Catalog
No.

Fuse Type [6]

Catalog
No. [8][9]

5 kV Fuse Refill

10E

SM-5S

5SM5010

RBA400

405WBAF010

15E

SM-5S

5SM5015

RBA400

405WBAF015

20E

SM-5S

5SM5020

RBA400

405WBAF020

25E

SM-5S

5SM5025

RBA400

405WBAF025

30E

SM-5S

5SM5030

RBA400

405WBAF030

40E

SM-5S

5SM5040

RBA400

405WBAF040

50E

SM-5S

5SM5050

RBA400

405WBAF050

65E

SM-5S

5SM5065

RBA400

405WBAF065

80E

SM-5S

5SM5080

RBA400

405WBAF080

100E

SM-5S

5SM5100

RBA400

405WBAF100

125E

SM-5S

5SM5125

RBA400

405WBAF125

150E

SM-5S

5SM5150

RBA400

405WBAF150

175E

SM-5S

5SM5175

200E

SM-5S

5SM5200

RBA400

405WBAF200

250E

SM-5S

5SM5250

RBA400

405WBAF250

300E

SM-5S

5SM5300

RBA400

405WBAF300

400E

SM-5S

5SM5400

RBA400

405WBAF400

15 kV Fuse Refill

10E

SM-5S

15SM5010

RBA400

415WBAF010

15E

SM-5S

15SM5015

RBA400

415WBAF015

20E

SM-5S

15SM5020

RBA400

415WBAF020

25E

SM-5S

15SM5025

RBA400

415WBAF025

30E

SM-5S

15SM5030

RBA400

415WBAF030

40E

SM-5S

15SM5040

RBA400

415WBAF040

50E

SM-5S

15SM5050

RBA400

415WBAF050

65E

SM-5S

15SM5065

RBA400

415WBAF065

80E

SM-5S

15SM5080

RBA400

415WBAF080

100E

SM-5S

15SM5100

RBA400

415WBAF100

125E

SM-5S

15SM5125

RBA400

415WBAF125

150E

SM-5S

15SM5150

RBA400

415WBAF150

175E

SM-5S

15SM5175

200E

SM-5S

15SM5200

RBA400

415WBAF200

250E

SM-5S

15SM5250

RBA400

415WBAF250

300E

SM-5S

15SM5300

RBA400

415WBAF300

400E

SM-5S

15SM5400

RBA400

415WBAF400

Footnotes

  1. Boric acid fuses may increase lead times. Contact the factory for availability.
  2. Includes fuse holder only. See Boric Acid Fuses for fuse refills. Boric acid fuses may increase lead times. Contact the factory for availability.
  3. Load side connected
  4. Square D™ brand DIN/E fuses are shown in this table. For fuses produced by other manufacturers, contact your nearest Schneider Electric sales office or your local Schneider Electric distributor.
  5. Current-limiting fuses will increase the integrated short-circuit ratings beyond the non-fusible units. Contact your nearest Schneider Electric sales office or your local Schneider Electric distributor.
  6. Caution—These fuses will not work for the MiniBreak. See Current-Limiting Fuses for the appropriate MiniBreak fuses.
  7. All fuses are single barrel arrangement with ferrule diameters per the chart.
  8. Contact your Schneider Electric representative for current stock quantities.
  9. Includes one set of three fuses, packed in a single box.
  10. S&C Boric Acid Fuses
    Type SM-5S fuses are manufactured by the S&C Electric Company. SM-5S has a 25.0 kA symmetrical short-circuit rating from 2.4 kV to 17.0 kV. For 16.5 kV ratings, only S&C boric acid fuses can be used.
  11. Cutler-Hammer - Westinghouse Fuses
    Type RBA-400 fuses are manufactured by Cutler-Hammer - EATON Corporation. RBA-400 has a 37.5 kA symmetrical ampere short-circuit rating from 2.4 kV to 4.8 kV and 29.4 kA symmetrical from 12 kV to 13.8 kV.

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