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Circuit Breaker Sales Co., Inc., a Group CBS company, specializes in the sale and service of low- and medium-voltage circuit breakers and other electrical power distribution equipment. From our modern 200,000-square-foot facility, we provide new, surplus, obsolete, and remanufactured electrical equipment and replacement parts from the largest inventory in the U.S.

The Evolution of the Circuit Breaker

The Evolution of the Circuit Breaker

By Paul Grein, Electrical Engineer, Circuit Breaker Sales Co., Inc.

After World War II ended in 1945, Westinghouse introduced its first medium-voltage air-magnetic circuit breaker, and the first American standard for AC power circuit breakers was published. Circuit breakers of the day were heavy, expensive, and unreliable devices that required regular upkeep to ensure they performed as expected.

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Modern Machines Mean Better Accuracy at CBS

Modern Machines Mean Better Accuracy at CBS

Press Brake at CBSCBS GAINESVILLE is moving its machining capabilities from the analog world into the digital realm thanks to new machinery equipped with the latest computer technology. A pair of Fryer mills produces precision metal and plastic circuit breaker parts, while an Accurpress press brake used to build sheet metal components for new and retrofit electrical equipment is extremely accurate and easier to operate than its manual predecessor.

The computerized machining equipment results in quicker production, reduced human error, and fewer scrapped parts. “A whole lot less work goes into accurately creating a whole lot more parts,” says Kyle Fincher, mechanical engineer at CBS Gainesville.

Photos: A press brake (right) and new mills top) assure precision and easier operation in the machining of breaker and other electrical equipment components.

Destination: Kenya

Destination: Kenya

A TRIP TO MEET ORPHANS CHANGED MY LIFE. LET’S LEND A HAND TO EASE THE LIVES OF THESE CHILDREN.
By Troy Yosten, Circuit Breaker Sales Co., Inc.

DURING A CHURCH VISIT two-and-a-half years ago, I heard about a small orphanage in Kenya. I decided to get in contact with the founder, Michael, and have been corresponding with him for about a year now. I’ve helped him and his 38 orphans with the daily needs of the children and caregivers. I first thought that what he needed were sponsors for the kids, but I couldn’t feel like I could ask anyone to help unless I went and saw for myself.

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CBS Expansion: CBS, Shermco Work Together in Midwest

CBS Expansion: CBS, Shermco Work Together in Midwest

On May 1, Circuit Breaker Sales (CBS), a Group CBS company, will open its first electrical equipment sales and service location in the Midwest. The new Crown Point, Indiana, facility will provide electrical equipment, repair, remanufacturing, and life-extension services to commercial and industrial customers in the region, including steel mills, generating stations and utilities, hospitals, and data centers. This newest location brings the total number of CBS locations to three, including Gainesville, Texas, and Lakeland, Florida.

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CBS Expansion: Florida Office Gets Major Upgrades

The facility will operate as a remote location of CBS Gainesville.

Circuit Breaker Sales & Service in Lakeland, Florida, has become the Southeast home of Circuit Breaker Sales Co., Inc. (CBS). This brings to three the total number of CBS office locations in North America, including the main office in Gainvesille, Texas, and a new outlet in Crown Point, Indiana. CBS’s Florida operations will continue to provide the highest quality sales and service of low- and medium-voltage electrical distribution equipment to industrial, commercial, utility, and agricultural customers in Florida and the southeastern U.S.

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