What is the purpose of a bus riser in a switch gear?

In a switchgear system, the function of a bus riser is to facilitate the vertical interconnection of various levels (or) sections of busbars, which in turn makes it easier to distribute electrical power throughout the switchgear assembly.

It enables the effective transfer of electricity across horizontal busbars that are located at different heights, which guarantees the correct distribution of power and the configuration of the system within

  • Multi-level switchgear (or)
  • Modular switchgear installations.