The Medium Voltage Department designs, tests, and manufacturers Loadbreak and Deadbreak Pre-Molded items for installation on Underground Distribution Systems between 5kV and 35kV. In addition to “standard” products, our selection includes a number of innovative solutions that were designed to solve specific industry issues.
Richards is the largest supplier of Network Protectors (NP) in the world. Richards offers several NP designs from 800 through 5100 Amps. In addition, we recondition utility-owned units and provide a complete array of replacement components.
ETI™, a division of Richards, offers Microprocessor Network Protector Relays (MNPR®), Transformer/Vault/Network Protector monitoring sensors, and customized SCADA communications enclosures.
The first product sold by Richards—Split Tinned Copper Connectors—is now accompanied by a wide array of items. Our Connector product line is sub-divided into the following categories:
Compression Lugs and Splices
Split Tinned Connectors
Pole Line Hardware