Power Systems Reliability ExpertsSwitchgear Solutions Announces 10CFR50 Appendix B-Compliant Service Program For The U.S. Nuclear Industry

New service resource available for Class 1E safety-related switchgear and circuit breakers

LAS VEGAS, Nev., December 9, 2015 — Switchgear Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of shop and on-site field services for power distribution and control equipment, has established a 10CFR50 Appendix B-compliant service program for the U.S. nuclear industry. Exhibiting at POWER-GEN International in Las Vegas, Nev., the company announced it would offer a new resource for maintenance, repair and refurbishment of Class 1E safety-related, low and medium voltage switchgear and circuit breakers.

Switchgear Solutions has a long history of providing power system reliability solutions for nuclear operations, and is recognized for its comprehensive, high-quality service organization. The establishment of an Appendix B program will provide support for customers across their entire facility.

According to Vice President Keith Harbison, Switchgear Solutions has the qualifications and resources to help ensure the safety and reliability of Class 1E nuclear-rated electrical equipment. “The nuclear industry demands the highest level of expertise and quality assurance in maintaining critical power system apparatus. Plant operators can rely on our services to extend asset life, minimize unplanned downtime, improve outage execution, and reduce system support costs,” Harbison said.

Switchgear Solutions will offer 10CFR50 Appendix B, ASME NQA-1, Commercial Grade Dedication (CGD)-compliant services ranging from installation, commissioning, repair and replacement of circuit breakers, transformers, relays and motor control centers; to overhaul and preventative maintenance; diagnostic testing, inspection and failure analysis; and 24-hour emergency service.

Switchgear Solutions operates from a state-of-the-art, 46,000 square-foot facility in Tucson, Ariz. It services multiple manufacturers’ switchgear and circuit breakers, and provides utmost flexibility by offering a choice of field, shop and design services. The company maintains complete in-house technical resources—minimizing the use of sub-contractors and optimizing quality processes—and is dedicated to superior responsiveness and customer service.

For more information, please visit switchgearsolutions.com, email sales@switchgearsolutions.com, or call (520) 622-1294.

About Switchgear Solutions, Inc.

Established in 1992, Switchgear Solutions, Inc. (SSI) offers a wide variety of field, shop and engineering services for power distribution and control equipment, including manufacturing new engineered products, maintenance, testing, and disaster/emergencies services. The company is dedicated to providing high-quality power system reliability products and services to customers nationwide utilizing best practice methodologies for both the technical and safety aspects of its work.