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Requirements For Overvoltage Protection

Crabtree surgeWith the introduction of the 18th Edition the decision-making process for inclusion of overvoltage protection in electrical installations has changed. Here, Dave Enefer, Devices Product Manager at Crabtree, one of Electrium’s leading brands in electrical components, looks at the latest requirements for overvoltage protection.

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Fuse Terminal Blocks Up To 1000 V

fuse trm blockThanks to the new UK lever-type fuse terminal blocks, the right fuse holder is always available from Phoenix Contact for various applications.

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Narrow Surge Protection For I/Os And Controllers

TermitrabTermitrab complete type 3 pluggable device protection from Phoenix Contact protects the 24 V power supply of end devices against surge voltages.

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Switchtec’s Surge Protection Devices Are Perfect For Modern Street Lighting Applications

SPD for Street LightingSwitchtec’s Surge Protection Devices Are Perfect For Modern Street Lighting ApplicationsAvailable from specialist distributor Switchtec, Citel surge protection devices (SPDs) meet onerous new legislation set out in the latest IET Standards’ ‘Guide to Highway Electrical Street Furniture’. Significantly, Citel SPDs meet the tight new legislation where many of the existing LED drivers with integral surge protection do not.

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AFDDs Requirements, Recommendations & Solutions

Crabtree StarbreakerTo help designers and installers comply with the 18th Edition IET Wiring Regulations Crabtree has launched a range of AFDDs (Arc Fault Detection Devices) that fit into any new or existing installation with a Starbreaker consumer unit.

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New Modulostar® Fuse Holder - Simple, Compact, Robust By Mersen

cmc1011Mersen is launching a brand-new Modulostar® fuse-disconnector for applications with power cylindrical low voltage fuses. Emmanuelle Delcambre, IEC Low Voltage Product Manager for Mersen introduces us the key features and benefits of the product:

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BS EN 63024 For The Requirements For Automatic Reclosing Devices (ARDs) For Circuit-breakers, RCBOs-RCCBs For Household And Similar Uses Issued

BS EN 63024BS EN 63024:2018
Requirements for automatic reclosing devices (ARDs) for circuit-breakers,
RCBOs-RCCBs for household and similar uses

Date issued: 13 August 2018

Replaces: BS EN 50557:2011

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Carlo Gavazzi Launch The DEA71 And DEB71 Earth Leakage Monitoring Relays

DEA71 DEB71 earth leakageCarlo Gavazzi has launched the DEA71 and DEB71 range of earth leakage monitoring relays, used to detect earth leakage current which can be potentially dangerous when un-detected in electrical networks.

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Mersen Launch The New 1500VDC Photovoltaic Fuse Holder Product Series

HP15FHM32AMersen global expert in electrical protection and control for electrical power systems is excited to announce the launch of the globally certified HP15FHM32 1500VDC HelioProtection® fuse holder series for photovoltaic applications.

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BS 7671 Requirements for Electrical Installations. IET Wiring Regulations Released

bs7671At around 500 pages long, BS 7671 Wiring Regulations is the UK’s main electrical safety standard. This must have document sets out requirements that detail how to perform electrical installations safely. First published in 1882, the 2018 version is the 18th edition of what in the Electrical sector is known as “the Regs.”

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