kiloampere


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kiloampere

[′ki·lō′am‚pir]
(electricity)
A metric unit of current flow equal to 1000 amperes. Abbreviated kA.
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The circuit breakers were engineered in Pennsylvania and are the first circuit breakers specifically designed to protect high powered generators with up to 75 kiloampere (kA) interrupting capability and high direct current (DC) fault content.
Siemens is developing the world's first air-insulated generator switchgear with vacuum circuit-breaker technology equipped with short-circuit breaking capacity of up to 100 kiloamperes (kA) at 24 kilovolts (kV).