Hawker Siddeley Switchgear Ltd

Hawker Siddeley Switchgear Ltd

Unit 3, Blackwood Business Park, Newport Road, Blackwood, South Wales, NP12 2XH, UK




Hawker Siddeley Switchgear Ltd's Lightning product, incorporating the high-speed NDC Circuit Breaker. Utilising our proven technologies with the award-winning, patented magnetic actuator technology, the Lightning provides an innovative DC Switchgear solution for a variety of markets and demanding applications.

Combining innovation with 50 years of DC circuit breaker design and manufacturing experience, the Lightning offers optimal safety, reliability and high-speed performance – the ideal solution to your DC requirements.


  • Superior, proven Fit & Forget technology with minimal maintenance

  • A long service life designed to exceed 30 years

  • High speed operation, direct overload and electrical tripping

  • Simple, reliable mechanism with no mechanical latch

  • Ergonomic, intuitive truck isolation and interlocking

  • Enhanced electrical and mechanical endurance

  • Patented Arc transfer into arc chute

  • Compact design

  • Integrated operation with a wide range of protection relay options

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