US-based power management company, Eaton has introduced Xiria E, an extendable single panel version of Xiria switchgear range for medium voltage (MV) distribution networks.

Developed for distribution substations for utilities, the Xiria E enables easy and economical MV switchgear configuration to meet customers’ requirements, the company said.

Eaton the flexibility of the Xiria product family has been improved with the addition of modular extendable panel versions.

The company has added a single panel version to the current Xiria block-type switchgear. The product is suitable for applications up to 24kV.

Eaton has also introduced the Xiria E circuit-breaker with rated normal current of 630A at 24kV in the block-type and single panel versions.

"Xiria switchgear is designed around Eaton’s proven vacuum interrupters which require no maintenance and are certified for 30,000 operation cycles," the firm noted.