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What is the IK Index for the SIRCO M polycarbonate enclosure?

IK Index for the SIRCO M polycarbonate enclosure: IK 08

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Are there any motorized switches (like ATyS 3s) ?

Yes, the SIRCO MOT AT and the SIRCO MOT PV
See the BRIP.

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Can I use a DC voltage on a SIRCO MOT?

Yes, using a SIRCO MOT PV.
WARNING : The motor must always be supplied by 230Vac +/-20%.

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Do we offer a motorized switch (similar to the ATyS 3s but an LBS)?

Yes, the SIRCO motorized switch, which is available from 125A to 1800A. Note: only one switch body is supplied unlike the ATyS.
The product reference begins 1915 (see your catalogue) and the mounting user guide is NMO 532746.

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What are the temperature ranges that are supported by the SIRCO M PV ?

For our switchgear the temperature ratings are as follows:
- Without derating : The operating range is between 0 and +40°C
- With derating : The operating range is between -20°C and +70°C

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Is it possible to connect flexible copper bars directly onto a SIRCO?

Yes you can, provided the flexible copper bars are well sized, well connected and that an isolation distance of 14mm is maintained

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How to make a padlocking on SIRCO direct operation (26003017)?

For a direct padlock in position 1, you should have the part number 26996010.

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What is the power dissipation (Watts loss/pole) of the :
- SIRCO CD200A
- SIRCO CD315A
- SIRCO CD400A

The Watts losses are the following :
- SIRCO CD200A : 4.8 W/pole
- SIRCO CD315A : 9.5 W/pole
- SIRCO CD400A : 14.4 W/pole

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Is there a mechanical locking device for coupling two SIRCO (On rating > 630A)?

Yes you can, BUT only in vertical mounting (one below the other) :
- SIRCO 3 poles : Part Number 27998308
- SIRCO 4 poles : Part Number 2799 8408

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What is the maximum number of auxiliary contacts that can be connected to a SIRCO 125A?

For the 125 to 1800A SIRCO range, it depends on the type of contact:
- 2, if using O/C contact
- 4 if using NO + NC contacts

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What is the power dissipation (Watts loss/pole) of the SIRCOVER CD 200 A, CD 315 A and CD 400 A?

Watts losses :
- SIRCO CD200A – SIRCOVER CD200A : 4.8W/pole
- SIRCO CD315A : 9.5W/pole
- SIRCO CD400A – SIRCOVER CD400A : 14.4W/pole

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In which position can the SIRCO VM1 with direct operation handle be padlocked?

The direct handle can be locked in all 3 positions (0, I, II).
You must remove the plastic spigot to enable locking of the required position (NMO527322).

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Customer has a SIRCO VM1 which is operated by an S type handle. While closing the door back onto the extension shaft, the handle became damaged. What is the problem?

The most likely cause is that the switch and handle were not in the same position when the door was re-closed.
You must check that the handle and the device are in the same position before closing.