Eaton Introduces a New Range of RMUs from 12KV to 36KV in India

PUNE…Power management company Eaton today announced the introduction of HMH 12 KV to 36 KV and URING 36 KV SF6, an exclusive range of RMUs (Medium Voltage Switchgear), in the India market. These two ranges of new products will be strengthening the Eaton RMU series in India in which RVAC and XIRIA range were available earlier in the market. This full range of Eaton Ring Main Units are available with advanced features providing safe, reliable and efficient solutions for all applications in Medium voltage Distribution network including automation built into the products. Eaton RMUs are designed for harsh environment, meeting the stringent temperature, humidity and altitude requirements.

Commenting on the introduction of the new range, Syed Sajjadh Ali, managing director – India, Electrical Sector, Eaton said, “Eaton is the most versatile manufacturer in the world for LV & MV Switchgear which includes RMUs ranging from 12KV to 36KV, complementing our existing range RVAC SF6 & XIRIA Solid insulated. We are proud to say, Eaton was first to introduce XIRIA solid insulated RMUs way back in 2007 in India which is working for more than 12 years without any maintenance. Eaton has now invested in Pondicherry to produce the state-of-the-art RMU products, meeting the global standards and serving the Indian utilities and industries. Adding to the complete range, Eaton has introduced 36KV URING compact RMU and HMH 36 sandwich RMU to meet the growing need of Indian market.”

Eaton URING 36 RMU is a compact solution for secondary distribution with SF6 insulation. This is a completely sealed system, all live parts and switching functions are enclosed in a maintenance free stainless steel tank which ensures a high level of reliability and personal safety. This comes with different configurations for switching applications upto 36KV radial distribution networks. URING offers compact, modular and extensible (single units) and is an ideal solution for industry. This is type tested design by KEMA Netherlands upto 36kV, 25kA.

Eaton HMH Series RMU will be available in range of 12KV to 36KV and are well designed & factory-assembled, type-tested switchgear according to IEC standards upto 36KV, 1250A, 25KA. It has modular structure, in consideration of functionality, appearance and security features. HMH Series delivers safe operation with mechanical and electrical interlocks. This also has long life cycle, low power consumption and works on motorized or manual operated spring charged mechanism.

Eaton RVAC SF6 insulated RMU solution is available in range of 12KV to 24KV and comes with a complete range of functions to cover almost all networks configurations requirements. RVAC is designed as compact to limit footprints, flexible for easy site handling & installation, extendable structure with operation-friendly interface and assures highest safety by monitoring and managing gas pressure continuously. For strict quality control, each RMU product gets inspected via Helium leak detection process to deliver 0.05% gas leakage to ensure over 30 years of lifecycle.

Eaton XIRIA RMU ranges from 12KV to 24KV solid insulation technology, designed as compact, environment friendly with Vacuum switching technology, user-friendly and lower cost of ownership. XIRIA is reliable and very efficient solution for all applications – mining, Infrastructure, distribution station, clean energy, Industrial facilities, Transformer kiosk, Commercial buildings and Residential markets.

Eaton’s electrical business is a global leader with expertise in power distribution and circuit protection; backup power protection; control and automation; lighting and security; structural solutions and wiring devices; solutions for harsh and hazardous environments; and engineering services. Eaton innovation is powering what matters across industries and around the world, helping customers solve their most critical electrical power management challenges.

Eaton is a power management company with 2018 sales of $21.6 billion. We provide energy- efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 100,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit