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Phoenix Contact PLT-SEC Surge Protection Family

Phoenix Contact PLT-SEC Surge Protection Family Phoenix Contact continues to expand its product portfolio of reliable surge protection products. The latest additions are redesigned versions of our PLT-SEC product family. This product family has been revamped, and the 120 V AC product now has a UL Type 2 Listing. The UL Listing will enable much smoother integration of products into new and existing applications while also saving time and money. This is a big advantage for UL 508A panel shops.  This new design maintains its slim 17.7-mm DIN rail footprint. In addition, this product still offers both local and remote …

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Phoenix Contact IE Trabtech VAL-US NPL

    Phoenix Contacts’s VAL-US product line is a UL Listed series of pluggable surge protection devices that utilizes high-capacity varistors to provide high-quality protection. The VAL-US series off ers status indication contacts for remote monitoring, as well as hot-swappable plugs with integrated visual-status indication for easy maintenance and replacement. The VAL-US series includes a variety of circuit configurations based on U.S. power systems.  As UL Open Type Listed devices, these products are integrated easily into existing systems and applications with no additional third-party safety testing. UL recently added the “Open Type” description to complement traditional hardwired SPDs. Open Type …

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Littelfuse SMF3.3 TVS Diodes for Sensitive Electronics

Littelfuse, Inc., the global leader in circuit protection, has introduced a series of TVS Diodes designed specifically to protect sensitive portable and compact electronics from voltage transient events. The SMF3.3 Series TVS Diode combines 200W surge capability, low reverse standoff voltage (3.3V), and low clamping voltage (6.8V) with a small-footprint, low-profile SOD-123FL plastic package for a variety of portable and compact electronic products.The SMF3.3 Series is ideal for low voltage applications such as the protection of VCC busses and other vulnerable circuits used in portable devices, portable hard drives, notebooks, POS terminals, solid-state drives (SSDs), power supplies, and monitors.“The SMF3.3 …

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Littelfuse SIDACtor Protection Thyristors

A new series of SIDACtor® Protection Thyristors in surface-mount DO-214AB packages from Littelfuse are designed to protect low-data-rate interfaces and outdoor data interfaces in general industrial applications.The Pxxx0S3NLRP Series provides robust surge protection performance at up to 2.5kA, while maintaining much lower switching threshold (VS) and on-state voltage (VT) than traditional protection solutions like Gas Discharge Tube (GDT) technology. They also offer crowbarring power fault protection superior to the typical clamping device. Applications include protection for general industrial outdoor data interfaces, such as short loop interfaces (<10m) located at base station sites, and low-data-rate interfaces such as RS-232 or RS-423.FEATURES …

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Phoenix Contact CHECKMASTER 2 Surge Protector Test Device

Introducing Phoenix Contact’s newest automated test equipment for pluggable surge protectors: the CHECKMASTER 2. The CHECKMASTER 2 allows you to check the health status of their surge protection plugs. It thoroughly tests all protective elements such as spark gaps, gas-filled surge arresters, voltage-dependent resistors, and suppressor diodes in a single test cycle.The test results are recorded electronically in accordance with IEC 62305. The CHECKMASTER 2 saves all test results to the internal memory with power supply failure protection. The test reports are available via USB stick for convenient review and processing.FEATURES Convenient, safe, and fast testing Barcode scanner and keypad …

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Phoenix Contact VAL-SQ NP Surge Protective Device

Phoenix Contact introduces its first pluggable surge protective device (SPD) that mounts directly in a standard load center in place of two 1-inch circuit breakers: the VAL-SQ NP.The VAL-SQ NP is an SPD that provides whole-house surge protection in a panel-mount, pluggable form. It contains a high-energy suppression circuit that provides 32 kA (8/20 μs) of surge current protection per phase. Each surge suppression mode also has over-current and thermal fusing for safety.The VAL-SQ NP has the same footprint as two standard 1-inch pitch circuit breakers, operating status lights to provide verification of protection, and allows homeowners to safely replace …

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Mersen Surge-Trap® Pluggable DIN-Rail SPD

  Surge-Trap® Pluggable Surge Protective Device (SPD) is a no-fuse, fail-safe surge suppressor featuring Mersen’s patented TPMOV® technology inside. The pluggable SPD is UL 1449 Third Edition approved. It is DIN-rail mountable featuring a fail-safe self-protected design, visual indicator and a small footprint. A remote indicator option provides status to critical control circuits. The Surge-Trap Pluggable SPD has a high short circuit current rating and a thermally protected MOV, which eliminates the need for additional overcurrent protection devices. Features/Benefits: Easy installation or retrofit DIN-rail mountable Fail-safe, self-protected design Remote indicator Visual indicator IP20 finger-safe design Small footprint No additional over-current protection devices required Easy to replace …

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Phoenix Contact VALVETRAB-MS T1/T2 Lightning Protection

Phoenix Contact’s VAL-MS-T1/T2 is varistor-based lightning protection unit with a high discharge capacity and low residual voltage for Type 1 or Type 2 lightning level applications. It accommodates most power systems worldwide, even systems with high mains voltage fluctuations.Top Features Choose from the comprehensive product portfolio of three to five wire power systems At only 17.7 mm per individual slice, the VAL-MS-T1/T2 can safely discharge 12.5 kA I-imp (10×350) of lighting current Comes in a compact package at a low price point Features and Benefits: The plugs All arrester plugs have a visual status indicator triggered by an internal thermal …

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Mersen HPJ Series 1000VDC Class J Fuseholders

Designed specifically for Mersen’s HP6J series of photovoltaic fuses, these fuse blocks are certified for use with 90°C temperature rated conductors, an industry first. Fuseholders are available with box connectors, stud connectors or combination of the two in order to meet various customer requirements. Insulators are either molded glass-filled polycarbaronate or phenolic with verified dielectric strength in excess of 2500V. All fuse clips are made of high conductivity tin-plated copper.Mersen HPJ Class J FuseholdersMersen Technical Datasheets

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Mersen HelioProtection UltraSafe Fuseholders

Mersen’s HelioProtection® line of UltraSafe fuseholders delivers the function, safety, and level of circuit protection demanded by PV applications. Mersen specially selected enhanced materials when designing this fuseholder in order to provide the level of reliability and system longevity required under constant temperature fluctuation of typical PV sites while providing the level of electrical insulation required for 1000VDC applications. The touch-safe design and tool-free fuse change-outs increase user safety. Combine with Mersen’s HelioProtection HP6M or HP10M fuses for industry leading PV circuit protection.Mersen HelioProtection UltraSafe Fuseholders Mersen Technical Datasheets

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