Energy sector

Energy sector

Santon has a long tradition of supplying switchgear for the energy sector. We have a complete range available from 10A up to 2000A and 1000V, which are very robust, shock and vibrant proof. Our range of enclosures ensures these switches are ready to operate even in the most demanding environments, such as the food industry, chemical industry, steel/aluminium industry, coal mines and (nuclear) power plants.

We have presented typical solutions on this site. Please contact your nearest officeif you have any questions regarding these typical solutions or regarding how we can provide you with suitable solutions for your specific situation.


Citadel WR

The Citadel WR range is developed to withstand high pressure cleaning, making it suitable for area's like slaughterhouses, dairy industry, food industry and medicine industry.


- Watertightness IP66, IP67 and IP68- IP69 for high pressure cleaning- EMC versions available

- Chemical resistant material Noryl GFN2-SE1
- AC currents from 16A up to 250A, and up to 1000V
- Self cleaning blade wiping action contacts
- IEC 947-3 certified
- Can be supplied with auxiliaries
- Padlockable

The X-Type Switch Disconnect

The Santon X-type switch is of a modular design and enables a variety of construction combinations. Combinations of DC and AC in one switch are available, for example for simultaneously switching both sides of the inverter if required. 

The switching range is from 10Amp through to 32Amp, with operational voltages from 500Volt through to 1,000Volt.

The Santon X-type switch has many modes of fixing: panel mounting by single hole mounting, base mounting (screw fix) or Din rail mounting.


All terminals are easily accessible from the rear or the front of the switch (depending on the model). 

A variety of accessories is available for the Santon X-type switch, consisting of, amongst others, various knobs, padlocking handles and IP65 waterproof seals.

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The P-Type Switch Disconnect

The P-Type Switch, also known as the Santon switch, is a robust switch which is typically useful in dusty environments, in environments where shocks can occur (trains, earth quake or explosions) and designed for switching of DC currents. 

The P-Type Switch is used in many industries and has proven itself to be one of the best switches on the market.

Because of it's modular design the switch can meet practically any customer specific demand.

The P-Type Switch is available in a range of enclosures and can be used in many different environments.

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The C-Type Switch Disconnect

Our cam switches, just as our packet switches, are designed to high quality (Santon) standards.

The switch cells compromise top quality thermohardened melamine with excellent resistance to creepage current and arcing.


The double break contacts are coated with a silver alloy and the other components are selected with equal care. 

The sturdy design forms the basis for a range of well dimensioned, almost everlasting switches.


The FCS-Type Switch Disconnect

The FCS-Type Switch is a modulair built AC/DC switch. Because it's decks are built sideways, the FCS-Type Switch is very suitable for installations in shallow enclosures. The FCS-Type Switch has superior performance AC22 and AC23 ratings and can be used for fused or non-fused switching. 

The robust and installation-friendly design, it's fast switching and the available accesories make the FCS-Type Switch one of the best switches available for bot AC and DC switching.

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Circuit breaker services

Santon has developed Sidunn conversion sets for the installation of new Merlin Gerin Masterpact NT or NW circuit- breakers in existing distribution equipment for the replacement of obsolete circuit-breakers. These conversion sets are particularly suitable when an existing circuit-breaker must be replaced quickly.

With a Sidunn conversion set, the existing circuit-breaker can be replaced with a Merlin Gerin Masterpact within 2 to 4 hours, allowing you to begin using the best quality circuit-breaker. 

- Important technical improvement
- Short retrofit time
- Increases the life span of your installation
- User-friendly and safe solution
- Low investment

Learn more about our circuit breaker services here.

Customer specific solutions for Energy Sector

We work together with our customers to develop the best solution for their demand. This demand may vary from pre-wiring loose switches to adjust switches with specific shafts, knobs and/or enclosures.

Our website offers just a selection of possibilities. Please contact our sales department for more information on what we can do for your specific situation.