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Schurter, Inc.

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

  • 707-636-3000
  • 800-848-2600
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Schurter, Inc.

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

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

EMC Filter rids noise in high-power inverters.

July 5, 2013

With rated current ranging from 150–2,500 A at 520 or 760 V, FMCC SOL is designed for high attenuation of electromagnetic interference in 3-phase systems. UL-approved unit complements existing FMER SOL DC filter for use in inverters where both AC and DC lines require filtering, such as those used for photovoltaic and wind harvesting systems. FMCC SOL is also suited for solo use in 3-phase grid-connected industrial and commercial systems.  Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

SMD Fuse offers 14 rated currents from 500 mA to 10 A.

July 5, 2013

Suitable for voltages up to 250 Vac and 125 Vdc, quick-acting Model UMF 250 provides over current and short circuit protection in primary and secondary circuits. Unit features breaking capacity up to 200 A at rated voltage. Measuring 3 x 10.1 mm, surface mount fuse offers alternative to traditional 5 x 20 mm cartridge fuses. Halogen-free device is RoHS-compliant and suited for power supplies, medical and lighting equipment as well as electronic devices in home and industry. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

SMD Fuse offers 1,500 A breaking capacity at 277 Vac/250 Vdc.

June 18, 2013

Designed for applications where cartridge fuse is used, UMT-H Universal Modular Fuse is offered with 6 rated currents from 160 mA to 2 A. Dimensions of 5.3 x 16 mm help conserve board space compared to 5 x 20 mm cartridge fuses to allow for downsizing, while position of device markings makes key information – approvals, current rating, and voltages – immediately available. Spacing between end caps (>10 mm) meets IEC 60079-11 for applications requiring components for explosion protection. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

IEC Appliance Inlet secures power components to PCBs.

May 21, 2013

Compact GSP4, IEC C20 appliance inlet features PCB terminals for L, N, and E and 6.3 x 0.8 mm quick connect or solder tab for additional grounding to chassis. Unit is snapped in or screwed on to PCB before soldering. Included stabilizing posts absorb withdrawal and insertion force. Unit carries ENEC and CCC approvals for 16A / 250 Vac, is UL approved for 20 A/250 Vac, and is CSA approved for 18 A/250 Vac while fulfilling glow-wire test requirements for equipment according to IEC 60335-1. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean, Fasteners & Hardware

Metal Pushbutton Switch offers white ring and point illumination.

March 29, 2013

Available with integrated 5, 12, and 24 V resistor options, MSM series offers white illumination to supplement existing red, green, yellow, and blue options. Construction includes stainless steel housing and actuator, with micro switch snapped into housing with 19, 22, or 30 mm mounting diameter. Switching voltage ratings range from 5 Vdc to 250 Vac, and current ratings vary from 0.1–10 A. Operating from -25 to +85°C, IP67-rated switch also carries impact resistance rating of IK07. Read More

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