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New Kinectrics - URC Alliance Offers Nuclear Operators Qualified Breaker Trip Units

November 24, 2015

Kinectrics is pleased to announce that we are entering an alliance with the Utility Relay Company (URC) to promote and distribute URC Breaker Trip Units to the US Nuclear Fleet. Kinectrics will generically qualify URC AC and DC trip units for nuclear safety-related use, including thermal / operational / radiation aging, seismic qualification, EMI / RFI, and full software / firmware dedication.
 
Nuclear qualified units are scheduled to become available in mid-summer 2016. Commercial units for non-safety applications are available immediately.
 
The Kinectrics / URC units will provide plant operators with more advantages in monitoring performance, scheduling preventive maintenance, and identifying the need for refurbishment of parent breakers.
 
URC trip units can utilize existing current transformers / transducers / trip actuators, or provide a complete retrofit kit with new actuators, trip units and sensors. Full, comprehensive kits have already been designed for most, if not all, low voltage power breakers in the nuclear fleet.
 
Utility Relay Company (URC) has been in business since 1995 and is the leading non OEM trip unit manufacturer in North America. URC products are used in a wide variety of environments such as Manufacturing, Mining, Health Care, Transportation and the Military.