Specifications of True IEC 61850-3 Industrial Substation Switches

California, U.S.A., June 2019 – Ethernet Direct Corporation, a professional and primary provider of industrial networking and communication solutions shares how to choose true IEC 61850-3 industrial substation switches.

True substation switch from Ethernet Direct are CERTIFIED IEC 61850-3 & IEEE 1613, not just compliant. Substation environment are subjected to higher credentials than normal industrial environments such as,

  • Electric fields
  • Magnetic fields
  • Electrostatic Discharge
  • Conducted High Frequency Electrical Transients
  • High Energy Power Surges
  • Ground Potential rise during ground faults
  • Climactic variation in temperature & humidity
  • Seismic / Vibration
  • Pollution such as dust, metallic particles, condensation, solar radiation etc.

Ethernet Direct IEC 61850 devices ensure the highest interoperability to offer grid operators and owners with highest efficiency and increased productivity. Our future proof solutions enable the modern grid digitalization. We provide communication networks focusing on precision time synchronization, cyber security and high availability seamless redundancy. The 4R Substation Criteria are Robust. Reliability. Real-time. Reduced Cost

Robust & Reliable Design:

  • Rugged metal housing
  • Redundant isolated low voltage
  • Redundant isolated high voltage
  • - 40 to 85°C operating temp

Reliability with Certified Industry Standard:

  • IEC 61850-3
  • IEEE 1613
  • EN60950-1 Safety
  • EN55024 EMC
  • EN55032 EMC
  • EN61000-6-2 EMS
  • EN61000-6-4 EMS

Real-time with Pioneering Software Technologies:

  • Redundancy of < 10ms @ 250 units full load
  • Always-ON – Direct-Ring, Direct-Chain, Join-Ring, ITU-T G.8032 / ERPS
  • IEEE 1588 PTP V2 for Precise Time Synchronization
  • GOOSE multicast – Zero packet loss
  • Advanced Security features – RADIUS, ACL, TACACS+, HTTP/HTTPS, SSL/SSH v2 etc

Ethernet Direct offers cost-performance substation switches in DIN Rail or rack mount installations, in Fast Ethernet or Gigabit connectivity.

Ethernet Direct provides affordable and highly reliable Industrial Ethernet switches for any applications by using the most advanced information and communication technologies engineered in our devices.

To learn more about Industrial substation switch solutions, please e-mail sales@ethernetdirect-tw.com