US 9,812,848 B2
Fixed vertical distribution bus bar
Troy M. Bellows, Racine, WI (US); Krzysztof J. Blok, Cracow (PL); Radoslaw Zacharzewski, Katowice (PL); Artur J. Wiertek, Bedzin (PL); Grzegorz A. Naczynski, Zabrze (PL); Pawel Kokula, Dabrowa Gornicza (PL); and Tomasz Lorek, Radzionkow (PL)
Assigned to Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc., Mayfield Heights, OH (US)
Filed by Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc., Mayfield, OH (US)
Filed on Dec. 29, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/982,205.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/248,942, filed on Oct. 30, 2015.
Prior Publication US 2017/0125982 A1, May 4, 2017
Int. Cl. H02B 1/20 (2006.01); H01B 17/18 (2006.01)
CPC H02B 1/20 (2013.01) [H01B 17/18 (2013.01)] 16 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A bus system comprising:
a plurality of vertical bus conductors, each vertical bus conductor having a plurality of substantially flat areas between substantially curved areas, the substantially flat areas each having an aperture configured to receive a fastener; and
an electrically insulating bus support having a plurality of vertical channels configured to receive the vertical bus conductors,
wherein the substantially curved areas are provided in a first plane and the substantially flat areas are provided in a second plane parallel to the first plane, and
wherein the vertical bus conductors each further include a substantially flat area provided in a third plane parallel to the first and second planes, wherein the first plane is between the second and third planes.