The simple answer is, of course, Siemens – they make their own well-known and durable breakers.
Siemens has been around for over 150 years in engineering and world history in general. They have been making circuit breakers for a long time and are one of the top breaker manufacturers in the industry. Their simple design make them user friendly and easy to operate. Not only that, their breakers can be reused in new installations, which gives them high resale value.
Siemens / ITE
You may have noticed “ITE” labeled on Siemens circuit breakers. This is because Siemens acquired ITE from Gould in 1983 and kept the name for its reputation. They leverage their experience and knowledge of the ITE brand. Today, the two brands have proven very reliable with their long lasting components that many businesses count on. Fun fact, “ITE” stands for “Inverse Time Element”, which is from the Inverse Time Element innovation in the early 20th century. which has proven reliable and popular for many businesses all over America.
Here are some popular Siemens breakers on the market today are:
- Sentron Series – FXD63B200
- Long and Instantaneous (LI) Trip Functions – BQD3100
- Sentron Series – JXD63B400
Looking for breakers compatible with Siemens panels? Read this article to learn more about compatible breakers.