Bourns: Model 1260 Series DIN-Rail Pluggable Surge Protective Devices Designed for High-risk Electrical Service Entrance and Branch Panels
Bourns, Inc. has recently announced its new Model 1260 Series Surge Protective Devices (SPDs). These AC hybrid SPDs are designed with an advanced MG (MOV + GDT technology) architecture that delivers enhanced reliability and safety protection due to the architecture’s no leakage or follow-on current features. Bourns developed its latest series of hybrid SPDs as an optimum protection solution for electrical service entrances, branch panels, heavy industrial systems, EV charging stations or virtually any power circuit in installations without Lightning Protection Systems (LPS)/lightning rods.
SCHURTER series DG11 and DG12 with and without mains filter features a first-of-its-kind ingress protection solution for IEC inlets, consisting of a seal gasket between the connector and mating V-Lock power cord. The blue colored latch of the V-Lock power cord and blue inlay of the appliance inlet indicate that the two have been equipped to provide an IP54 rating under load. The unit is screw mounted and rated IP67 between the power entry module and the panel.
Pepperl+Fuchs adds the powerful M-LB-4000 to its portfolio of surge protection systems. The two-part system is based on a modular design consisting of a base module and a protection module. The latter contains the entire protection function. Thanks to this modularity of the M-LB-4000, installation and maintenance are simple and convenient. The base modules are mounted onto a standard 35 mm DIN-rail, while the protection modules can be plugged effortlessly into the base modules.
Littelfuse, Inc. has recently launched its Class J Fuse Disconnect Switch. The compact device combines a switch and multiple fuses into a single product offering a simpler way to manually open and close a circuit while safeguarding against overcurrent and short circuits. When the switch detects an overload or short circuit, the fuse blows automatically to open or break the circuit both upstream and downstream and shuts off the equipment.
Phoenix Contact: TERMITRAB Surge Protective Devices – Monitoring Surge Protection for Signal Interfaces
Signal lines are like nerve tracts in technical systems. Therefore, it is very important to protect these system parts from surge voltages caused by switching operations or lightning strikes. The surge protective devices of the TERMITRAB complete product family from Phoenix Contact enable this protection to be realized while saving space at the same time. Often, the protective components are installed in several control cabinets or in the field. This means that it is very time-consuming or even impossible to gain a permanent visual check of the protective devices on site.
The 4230 is a thermal-magnetic Miniature Circuit Breaker (MCB) in an industry standard footprint in accordance with DIN 43880. Its conformity with the relevant standards IEC 60947-2 and UL1077 makes the 4230-T ideally suitable for worldwide use. Due to its high rupture capacity of 63 A, the 4230-T is suitable for use as a supplementary protector. Later product extensions by add-on modules such as an auxiliary contact module or a working current module offer high flexibility for the user.
Carling Technologies, a Littelfuse, Inc. brand, has recently announced the introduction of the new R-Series configurable 13 mm DIN rail mount hydraulic-magnetic circuit breaker. Available with up to four poles, the R-Series circuit breaker features no hardware or front panel cutout requirements, an optional rail button, and a choice of 45 mm or 57 mm mounting panels, making DIN rail mounting simple.
AutomationDirect has added Gladiator GECP series modular 12/24 VDC circuit protectors to their selection of electronic circuit protection devices. The GECP series offers both fixed trip current versions and a version with an adjustable trip current range and adjustable trip characteristics. LED signaling with output alarms allows real-time status monitoring. This series is compact, lightweight, and available at a very low cost per channel.
Littelfuse, Inc. has recently announced the latest release of the 656 and 658 Series Fuse Blocks product line. These fuse blocks offer a higher amperage rating, giving electronics engineers and designers more options depending on their specific application requirements. The key differentiator of these high-resistance fuse blocks is their ability to support a higher amperage rating available in PCB-mounted (656) and surface-mounted (658) options. While the current versions are rated up to 16 A, Littelfuse is now offering versions rated at 20 A and 30 A.
AutomationDirect has added a wide assortment of quality WEG Electric contactors and motor control devices to their lineup of motor controls and safety equipment. The CWBS series IEC safety contactors provide a safe and reliable way to control electrical power in industrial and commercial applications. Available in ratings up to 80A, these contactors comply with IEC and UL standards, providing mechanically-linked and mirror contacts to ensure safety circuits for machines and equipment operate according to international safety standards.
To help increase workforce safety and mitigate arc flash damage, Rockwell Automation developed ArcShield technology for CENTERLINE motor control centers (MCCs). And now, this arc flash safety technology has been expanded for Canadian manufacturers with high-amp applications typical in the oil, gas, mining, water treatment and power generation industries.
Weidmuller Develops New Models of PV DC Combiner Boxes to Increase Efficiency in Solar Energy Applications
Recently, Weidmuller USA was pleased to announce new models of Photovoltaic (PV) DC Combiner Boxes designed to operate large-scale PV systems more efficiently. With the planned expansion of the Weidmuller facility in Richmond, all of these models and more renewable energy solutions will soon be produced in the USA.