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Narrow Protection For 3-conductor Applications

termitrabPhoenix Contact is adding a customised solution for impedance-sensitive signal circuits with more than two signal wires to its Termitrab complete range of narrow surge protective devices for MCR technology.

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BS 7671:2018 / 18th edition: A Step Ahead For Surge Protection

surge trapFrom 1st January 2019, BS 7671 2018 supposes a big change for the surge protection in the UK.

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Mersen And The Future Of Protection In E-Mobility

E MobilityMersen’s groundbreaking DC overcurrent protection provides solutions for electric vehicles and battery-related applications

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Mersen Expands Its Range Of Circuit Protection Devices For 1000 V DC and 1500 V DC Installations

HP15NH Fuses Fuse HoldersMersen is continuing to develop its range of circuit protection devices and equipment for direct current installations. The photovoltaic sector is currently experiencing unprecedented growth, in relation to on-grid systems and for own consumption, and particular attention is therefore required as to the safety of the systems installed.

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Frer Series Of TYPE B Earth Leakage Relays – AC & DC Network Protection

Earth Leakage RelaysThe Type B earth leakage relay is an essential part for earth fault protection equipment on an installation where several switch mode power supplies are fed from the AC supply.

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British Standard BS EN 60898-1 Circuit Breakers Issued

BSEN60898 1BS EN 60898-1:2019
Electrical accessories.
Circuit-breakers for overcurrent protection for household and similar installations.
Circuit-breakers for a.c. operation

Publication Date: 01 February 2019
Replaces: BS EN 60898-1:2003+A13:2012

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Surge Protection Is Mandatory In Accordance With NFPA 79 (2018 edition)

nfpa79The NFPA 79 Electrical Standard for Industrial Machinery is one of the most important industry-specific standards in North America. As of the standard's current 2018 edition, surge protection is now also a mandatory component of all industrial machinery.

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ABB Helps To Protect Europe’s Largest Pumped Storage Power Plant In Wales

ABB’s generator circuit-breaker technology will help to enable smooth integration of renewables and modernize one of UK’s key power plants

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New Variants Of Phoenix Contact Electronic Circuit Breakers

ptcbTwo new variants are being added to the PTCB series of single-channel electronic circuit breakers from Phoenix Contact.

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Citel’s Lightning Counter Provides Real Time Localised Detection Of Lightning

citel LSC AAvailable from specialist distributor Switchtec, a Lightning Current Counter from leading Surge Protection Device Manufacturer “Citel” which records localised lightning strikes.

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