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Recloser Control Testing with ARCO

LIVE Interactive Virtual Testing Class 

May 15, 2024 | September 4, 2024
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Central Time (same as Houston, TX)

A one-day interactive training, choose which day works best for you.

Please join us for a LIVE interactive virtual testing class! Learn how to test recloser and sectionalizer controls quickly and reliably with ARCO 400. Become familiar with the software guided workflow of ARCO Control and learn how to prepare reusable test plans for standardized testing.

Why Attend?        

  • Become familiar with the theory of reclosers and their application in the distribution system
  • Perform easy and efficient tests of recloser and sectionalizer controls
  • Learn about voltage-based distribution system restoration and how to test it
  • Prepare reusable test plans with ReCoPlan for standardized and time-saving tests






Agenda & Info


Day 1 

Session 1 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT

  • Introduction
  • Theoretical background of reclosers and sectionalizers
  • ARCO 400 hardware overview
  • Test setup of the ARCO 400
  • ARCO Control overview
  • Performing wiring checks with the Analog Output Check tool
  • Overview of recloser overcurrent operating characteristics and reclosing logic
  • How to use the Pick-Up tool to test the pickup value of overcurrent curves
  • How to use the Tripping Sequence tool to test the reclosing sequence of recloser controls
  • How to use the Trip Time Characteristics tool to test the overcurrent operating characteristics
  • How to use the Sequencer tool
  • How to use the Direct tool

Session 2 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM CT

  • Voltage-based restoration schemes and how to test them using the Restoration tool
  • Second harmonic blocking function and how to test it using the Harmonics tool
  • Creating test plans with ReCoPlan
  • Executing test plans with ARCO Control
  • Feedback and wrap-up

Registration fee
USD $395 

If you want to use your in-person class seat for this online class, please email for a unique registration link.


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Participant Certificates and Recordings will be provided to those who register AND attend.




This course is eligible for 4* NETA Continuing Technical Development Credits (CTDs). NETA Certified Technicians are required to earn a minimum of 24-48 CTDs every three years (Level 2 Technicians must earn 24 CTDs, Levels 3 and 4 must earn 48 CTDs) to maintain their certification. For more information about the CTD program and requirements, please contact the NETA office at or (888) 300-6382. * According to attendance time



IACET Credits will be provided to those that also complete the course quiz.



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