Information is for legacy purposes
CTB replaced by CTBL Series
|Bus bar style CTs are similar to split-core CTs, but are available in a wider range of window openings and current ratings. They have a removable section, so that they can be installed without interrupting the circuit.
- CTB Bus-Bar Data Sheet (PDF, 1 Page)
|Dimensions in table, inches (millimeters)
Bus-bar style CTs measure high currents in multiple parallel conductors and bus bars. They are typically installed where the multiple conductors making up one phase connect together at the end of a bus-bar, or at the lugs of a breaker or disconnect. Space is typically limited at these locations which makes selecting a window opening size difficult. We only stock five popular sizes but hundreds of different lengths, widths, and current ratings are available on a custom order basis.Below are full scale drawings of the bus-bar CTs that we stock. These can be download, printed out, and glued to a piece of cardboard. Cut around the perimeter and then cutout the window opening and the removable section. Use as a gauge to help determine if the CT will fit. Keep in mind that these CTs are about 1.25 inches thick and should be spaced at least an inch apart.
- CTB-1.5×3.5-0800 Full Size Drawing
- CTB-4.0×4.0-0800 Full Size Drawing
- CTB-4.0×4.0-1200 Full Size Drawing
- CTB-4.0×4.0-2000 Full Size Drawing
- CTB-4.0×4.5-3000 Full Size Drawing
To order custom opening sizes and current ranges of CTB Series CTs, replace the ‘W’ in the Custom Model part number with the opening width in inches and the ‘L’ with the leg length in inches, and the ‘Amps’ with the full scale current rating required. Note: Custom CTB Series CTs are non-cancelable and non-returnable (NC/NR) items with typical lead times of 3 to 4 weeks.
Warning: Hazardous Voltages – Only qualified personnel or licensed electricians should install the WattNode meter and current transformers.