Surge Protection Device News

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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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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The First Type 3 Device Protection With Push-in fast Connection Technology

plugtrabThe world's first type 3 surge protective device with Phoenix Contact Plugtrab SEC Push-in fast connection technology offers a high level of protection of the industrial power supply. Push-in connection technology enables you to perform quick and tool-free installation of the products.

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Mersen Exhibits An Expanded Portfolio Of Electrical Protection Components At Intersolar Europe

Mersen exhibited an expanded portfolio of electrical protection components during Intersolar Europe in Munich. As Intersolar Europe was held in parallel with EES ( Electrical Energy Storage), it was the perfect opportunity to showcase how much Mersen’s product line has grown since the company changed is name 8 years ago.

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British Standard For Low-voltage Surge Protective Devices Amended

BSEN61643 11BS EN 61643-11:2012+A11:2018

Low-voltage surge protective devices
Surge protective devices connected to low-voltage power systems.
Requirements and test methods

Amendment date: May 2018

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BS EN 62561-1 Lightning Protection System Components Updated

BSEN62561 1BS EN 62561-1
Lightning protection system components (LPSC).
Requirements for connection components

Publication Date: 28 July 2017
Replaces: BS EN 62561-1:2012

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The world's Narrowest Type 2 Surge Protection Free Of Leakage Current From Phoenix Contact

valvetrabThe new Valvetrab-SEC VF protective devices from Phoenix Contact are the world's narrowest type 2 surge protective devices (SPD) free of leakage current. Thanks to Safe Energy Control Technology, the protective devices feature high performance and durability.

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Surge Protection Selection Made Easy From Phoenix Contact

configuratorThe new “Surge protection for MCR technology” configurator from Phoenix Contact now guides you to a suitable product for the application at hand, with just two clicks.

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