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Mersen SXDC Non-Fused Disconnect Switches

The new SXDC series of non-fused switches are IEC-rated for 1000VDC for 4-poles in series and 750VDC for 3-poles in series. The small footprint and low profile allow for a secure mounting in the toughest applications! They are listed to UL98 at 600VDC for “service entrance” applications and are available in 3 or 4-pole configurations. The mounting feet are located on the corners and can swivel to accommodate design variations. Flexible terminal barriers allow for wire bending. Highlights Front Operation Double-break silver-plated contacts Clear On/Off indication 3 and 4-pole versions available Flexible terminal barriers Ratings Volts : UL98 rated 600VDC; …

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Mersen SX AC Non-Fused Disconnect Switches

The new SX series of non-fused switches have a 40% smaller footprint than their predecessors, and have a lower profile to allow for a secure mounting in the toughest applications! They are listed to UL98 for “service entrance” applications and are available in 3 or 4-pole configurations. The mounting feet are located on the corners and can swivel to accommodate design variations. Flexible terminal barriers allow for wire bending. Highlights Front Operation 200kA SCCR High horsepower ratings Double-break silver-plated contacts Clear On/Off indication 3 and 4-pole versions available Flexible terminal barriers Ratings Volts : 600VAC, 250VDCAmps : 100A, 200A, 400ASCCR …

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Mersen FSSC Non-Fused Disconnect Switches

The new FSSC series of non-fused switches are considerably less expensive than their predecessors, and have a much smaller footprint. They are listed to UL98 for “service entrance” applications and are available in 3 ampacities, with a snap-on 4th-pole accessory. Highlights Front or side operation via direct or external handle 100kA SCCR Double-break silver-plated contacts Box terminals eliminate need for lugs Lock-out / tag-out hasp on switch face External handles rated for NEMA 4X and will accept up to 3 padlocks. Auxiliary contacts and additional poles can be snapped on without tools Ratings Volts : 600VACAmps : 30A, 60A, 100ASCCR …

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Mersen FBJX Fused Disconnect Switches

The new FBJX series of fused switches are smaller than their predecessors, have several new features, and are built to last! They are listed to UL98 for “service entrance” applications and have a modular design, which allows for 2, 3, or 4-pole availability. Mersen has beefed up the FBJX’s mounting areas and added separate 14 AWG wire taps for parallel loads like control power transformers and/or surge protection. The gear box has a lock-out, tag-out provision, as well as a test position and can accept up to 2 auxiliary contacts. This new design is almost 2” narrower than the old …

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Mersen EJFS Enclosed Disconnect Switch

Mersen introduces two new NEMA 4X enclosed switches, the EJFS303RS0 (30A) and EJFS603RS0 (60A): A rugged design at a competitive price Heavy-duty polycarbonate NEMA 4X enclosure Complements existing line of Mersen enclosed disconnect switches UL listed, File E196672, Enclosed Manual Motor Controller cUL for CSA standard 22.2 #14; RoHS compliant Features The compact design is 30% smaller than comparable units Designed with minimal indentations to facilitate easier cleaning. Great for the food service industry! Drill points, vs. knockouts, allow user to choose the hole size Integral handle can be locked-out with 3 padlocks Metal shaft is designed for years of …

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Mersen Helio Protection Photovoltaic Fuse Line

Mersen is pleased to announce the launch of the industry’s first UL 2579 listed range of dedicated photovoltaic fuses ― the Helio Protection fuse line, which includes the HP6M, HP10M, and HP6J. The new photovoltaic fuse line provides superior overcurrent protection at the combiner box and inverter levels and covers applications ranging from 1 to 400A, 600VDC, and 1000VDC. The enhanced fuse construction of the Helio Protection series makes it ideal for continuous temperature and current cycling withstand adding to system longevity. Low minimum breaking capacity capabilities of 1.35 times the fuse-rated current value allows for safe circuit interruption under …

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Mersen Surge-Trap Type 1 X-Series Surge Protection Devices

Mersen, formerly Ferraz Shawmut, introduces its new X series line of UL 1449 third edition approved surge protection devices (SPDs), the Surge-Trap Type 1 X-Series, which provide overvoltage protection for all locations in the facility with the smallest footprints available. The new X-Series SPDs features industry leading TPMOV® technology inside. The new series includes the Surge-Trap XR series, which provides overvoltage protection for distribution branch panels, control panels and equipment. The advanced performance Surge-Trap XP series provides overvoltage protection for larger distribution panels and branch panels. And, the Surge-Trap XT series offers advanced technology surge protection and provides high end …

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Mersen HP6J 600VDC Photovoltaic Fuses

Mersen’s HP6J photovoltaic (PV) fuse series was engineered and designed specifically for the protection of photovoltaic systems. Its enhanced fuse construction makes it ideal for continuous temperature and current cycling withstand adding to system longevity. The 600VDC rated HP6J, designed for low minimum breaking capacity capabilities of 1.35 times the fuse rated current value, allows for safe circuit interruption under typical low fault current conditions produced by PV arrays. Protect your off-grid or grid tied PV system from unexpected ground faults and line faults using Mersen’s Helio Protection fuse line. Features/Benefits Smallest footprint in the industry Low fault current interrupting …

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New Literature from Mersen/Ferraz Shawmut

Fuse Control Developed by Ferraz Shawmut and refined through extensive field research, Fuse Control is a simple program that packs a lot of muscle. It will give you the edge you need to mitigate arc flash hazards, achieve code compliance, eliminate obsolete fuse categories, reduce inventory by 25% or more and offer the highest grade overcurrent protection available. High Power Switches Ferraz Shawmut’s standard High Power Switches encompass a wide range of DC and AC switches designed to handle high current/low voltage and high voltage/low current applications. Offerings include rectifier output switches, disconnect switches in both AC and DC, transfer …

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Ferraz Shawmut Changes Name to Mersen

Carbone Lorraine is now Mersen Ferraz Shawmut, your supplier of electrical protection solutions, is pleased to announce that we are changing our name to Mersen. The name change reflects our history and, more importantly, our strategic direction. Ferraz Shawmut is now Mersen. Mersen is One Company Ferraz Shawmut has long benefited from being a part of Carbone Lorraine, a large international group, which specializes in providing high-performance materials for extreme environments and solutions to enhance the reliability and safety of electrical systems. The company now consolidates its identity under one name – Mersen. Mersen is Diversity We embrace diversity. Through …

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