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Schurter, Inc.

447 Aviation Blvd., Santa Rosa, CA, 95403, US

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Electronic Components & Devices

High Current Chokes mount on PCB.

October 30, 2015

Available for single- and 3-phase applications with rated currents from 10–50 A, DKIH Series features open, lightweight design, suitable for suppressing EMI noise caused by power applications on PCB. Single-phase DKIH-1 Series offers voltage ratings of 300 Vac (IEC, UL), 250 Vac (CSA), and 425 Vdc, with inductance range of 0.30–0.90 mH. Three-phase DKIH-3 Series, rated to 600 Vac, offers inductance ratings from 0.08–1.10 mH. All common mode chokes operate from -40 to +100°C. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

SMD Fuses are available with ratings to 12.5 and 16 A.

October 20, 2015

Offering alternative to cylindrical cartridge fuses, 5.3 x 16 mm UMT-H Universal Modular fuses provide overcurrent and short circuit protection for applications in electronic and industrial equipment and controls. There are 21 rated currents available from 160 mA through 16 A at voltages up to 277 Vac and 250 Vdc. In addition to meeting IEC 60127-7/1, UL 248-14, and CSA C22.2 standards, VDE- and UL-approved time-lag fuses have 1,500 A high breaking capacity and >10 mm spacing between end caps. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Power Entry Module offers IP54 protection.

August 4, 2015

Combining appliance inlet, fuseholder, and standard or medical EMC filter rated up to 8 A at 250 Vac, Series 5707 offers IP54 protection with V-Lock cord sets at power input, in addition to IP65 protection to equipment. Sealed module provides pre-wired electrical connections using 6.3 x 0.8 quick connect terminals. cURus and ENEC approved, device is suited for use in medical equipment exposed to leaks, drips, and spills, as well as equipment subject to routine washing. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Single-Phase Filter provides symmetrical attenuation.

May 22, 2015

Equipped with large X capacitors, which are positioned between phase and neutral conductors, FMAB NEO Series helps minimize symmetrical interferences that commonly occur in switch-mode power supplies or motor drives at low frequencies. Units are available in current ratings from 1–30 A at 250 Vac according to IEC and UL standards. Screw mount flange, together with completely enclosed steel base, provides effective shield, regardless of where filter is mounted in equipment. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

AC Outlet With Light Pipes brings power intelligence to PDUs.

April 29, 2015

Appliance outlets IEC 60320-1, style F, UL/CSA rated 15 A @ 250 Vac and IEC rated 10 A @ 250 Vac, and style J, UL/CSA rated 20 A @ 250 Vac and IEC 16 A @ 250 Vac, are capable of providing up to 4 light pipes that channel light from LEDs on PCB to front of connector. These integrated fiberglass light pipes provide operational or other function status indication in PDUs. Design options include number of light pipes (1–4) as well as options for light pipe lengths and diameters. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Power Entry Module suits medical equipment used at home.

January 20, 2015

Designed without ground pin for use in Protection Class II applications, Model DC12 is available in 1- or 2-pole versions with current ratings from 1–10 A at 250 Vac. Reinforced double insulation is tested with voltage of 4,000 Vdc between energized conductor and neutral conductor relative to filter case. Available in medical and low leakage, M5 versions, integrated EMC filter at power input provides interference suppression, which results in optimized electromagnetic compatibility. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Power Entry Modules are compatible with V-Lock cord sets.

January 14, 2015

Rated at 1–10 A at 250 Vac, KFA and DA22 Series feature C14 inlet, with 1- or 2-pole fuseholder for 5 x 20 mm fuses, and standard or low leakage, M5 mains filter. KFA Series is available with 4.8 x 0.8 mm quick-connect or wire leaded terminals, while DA22 Series is for PCB mounting. With V-Lock compatible feature, unintended disconnection of power from equipment is prevented. Cord set safely latches into notch in plastic housing and is removed by depressing latch. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

Inlet and Cord Connectors support max pin temperature of 155°C.

January 5, 2015

High Temperature Appliance Inlet and Cord Connectors are rated according to IEC for 16 A at 250 Vac, and 20 A at 250 Vac according to UL/CSA. Series 1681 appliance inlets, offering snap-in or screw-on mounting, can be specified with terminals for solder, quick-connect, or screw connections. Series C22F inlets are available with EMC filter, while cord connectors come in straight Series 1658 and angled Series 1659. Cables with conductor cross-section up to 2.5 mm² or 10 AWG can be used. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Surface Mount Fuse and Fuseholder offers ratings up to 4 A.

December 8, 2014

Available in 10 rated currents from 500 mA to 4 A, UMK 250 Series provides primary and secondary overcurrent and short-circuit protection. Fuse including clip is 11.3 x 4.2 x 4.0 mm with breaking capacity from 100–200 A at 250 Vac/125 Vdc. Quick-action according to IEC 60127-4, RoHS-compliant fuse is suited for lighting, power supplies, medical equipment, and consumer/industrial devices. Installed fuse-link UMF 250 is considered Universal Modular Fuse and carries VDE and cURus approvals. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Piezo Switch offers protection against vandalism.

November 3, 2014

Rated 0.1 A at 42 Vac/60 Vdc, PSE HI Piezo Switch has anodized aluminum surface which can be pre-formed with raised symbols for long-term wear and optimized user haptics. Variety of standard legends and/or raised symbols is offered to indicate switch function. Supplied in metal housing with IP67 rating, switch offers IK06 impact resistance according to DIN EN 50102, making it suited for harsh environments where potential for vandalism exists. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Low Leakage Current 3-Phase Filter suits critical applications.

October 27, 2014

Designed for rated currents from 7–180 A at 520 Vac and ambient temperature of 50°C (+40°C at higher rated current), cURus-approved FMBC LL series suit applications where leakage current restrictions are critical. Leakage current rating is <5 mA for 7–55 A versions and <20 mA for 75–180 A versions. Screw connection is standard, and other types of connections, including wires or copper bars, are available. Custom circuitry and housing options are also available. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

IP64 Circuit Breaker is designed for effectiveness and display.

October 23, 2014

Merging overcurrent protection and pushbutton design suitable for display on front of system, T12-MSM combines circuit breakers, featuring thermal operation (T12) and thermal-magnetic operation (TM12), with MSM series metal switches. Latter features stainless steel switch housing, and switching voltage is 240 Vac/28 Vdc with rated current from 50 mA to 16 A (15 A UL). Options include auxiliary contact or shunt terminal as well as quick-connect or screw-clamp terminals. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Pushbutton Switch has metal housing, rugged ceramic actuator.

July 22, 2014

Biocompatible on/off switch, MSM LA CS, features latching action and can be backlit across entire surface. Equipped with stainless steel housing and actuator made of ceramic that resists scratches, abrasive chemicals, and impact, switch also comes in non-illuminated version with white actuator surface. Standard or customer-specific black legends are applied directly into ceramic material; inscription is scratch-proof and withstands exposure to cleaning agents. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Green & Clean

Touch-Safe Cover inserts and extracts 10.3 x 38 mm fuses.

June 10, 2014

Together with PCB-mount CSO fuse clips and ASO 10.3 x 38 mm fuse, ESO 10.3x38 provides touch-safe cover according to IP20 specifications and is suited for photovoltaic applications up to 30 A at 1,500 Vdc. Cover also serves to extract blown fuse with no additional tools required. Legend can be applied to cover for string or other fuse identification. With rated current from 1–30 A and rated voltage of 1,000 Vdc, ASO 10.3x3 midget fuse meets UL 2579 and IEC 60269-6 photovoltaic standards. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Compact Fuses provide primary protection of 3-phase systems.

March 21, 2014

Providing 1,500 A breaking capacity at 500 Vac, Series SHF 6.3x32 safeguards electronic systems and operators in event of catastrophic short circuit incident. Units are available in 10 current ratings from 1–8 A with time-lag characteristic according to UL 248-14. Operating from -40 to +85°C, RoHS-compliant fuses are suited for HVAC systems, PV systems, frequency converters, and power electronics. Units are available with panel or board mount clips and holders as well as pigtail leads. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Green & Clean

SMD Fuses offer breaking capacity of 1,500 A.

March 4, 2014

Offering total of 19 current ratings from 160 mA to 10 A at voltages up to 277 Vac and 250 Vdc, UMT-H Series with time-lag characteristic is capable of providing reliable overcurrent protection while protecting against short circuits up to 1,500 A at rated voltage. Series is suited for primary protection of power supply units as well as protection of single phase industrial appliances, including devices required to meet explosion protection standards according to IEC 60079-11. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fasteners & Hardware

Cord Retaining System is available for IEC C8 appliance inlets.

December 18, 2013

Requiring one screw for fastening to panel, cord retention system features retaining clip for IEC C8 inlets and mating cord sets. Clips fit SCHURTER series 2576 flange mount and 2578 snap in mount inlets. System is offered as complete kit, including retainer clip, inlet, and power supply cord. Designed and tested to achieve 200 N retention force with SCHURTER C8 inlets and mating cord, clip is also available separately for retrofitting. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Power Connector is compatible with V-Lock cord sets.

December 4, 2013

To prevent unintended disconnection of power from equipment, KEA series power entry module mates with V-Lock cord sets. No additional hardware is required to install cord retaining system; cord set safely latches into notch in plastic housing and is removed by depressing latch. Suited for medical devices as well as IT and audio equipment, solution features C14 inlet, 1- or 2-pole fuseholder for 5 x 20 mm fuses, 4.8 x 0.8 mm quick-connect or PCB terminals, and screw-on or snap-in mounting. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Shock-Safe Fuseholders are UL rated up to 16 A at 400 Vac.

November 27, 2013

Offering 7 mounting options, FPG series accepts 5 x 20 mm fuses. Thermoplastic version, also available, meets requirements of IEC 60335-1 edition 4.0 for appliances in unattended use. Available with IP40 or IP67 seal protection for 5 x 20 mm fuses with front and rear panel mounting and either vertical or horizontal PCB mounting, products come with fuse carriers and slotted or finger grip caps. Terminal connections are made with quick-connect, solder, and PCB pins. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Packaging Equipment

Seal Kit gives cord connector/inlet connection IP54 protection.

September 17, 2013

Available for 5707 series power entry module, seal kit provides IP54 rating between inlet and cord connector as to prevent dust or splashing water from entering between them when equipment is plugged in. Independent testing laboratories have examined and confirmed reliability of sealing kit according to IEC 60529. To ensure tightness of IP54 with these sealed versions in actual use, safety bracket or retaining bail included in kit must be used to secure cord set to equipment. Read More

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