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Schurter, Inc.

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

  • 800-848-2600

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Schurter, Inc.

electrical equipment & systems, electronic components & devices, fasteners & hardware, fluid & gas flow equipment

Single-Phase Filters feature wide current range.

April 12, 2016

Featuring polished steel housing with closed filter base for complete shielding, FMAB NEO Series includes Design N with 2 large X capacitors for high symmetrical attenuation in lower frequency range, Design P with 2 standard X capacitors for high symmetrical attenuation, and Design Q with one X capacitor for good symmetrical attenuation. Filters offer current ratings from 1–60 A at 250 Vac according to IEC and UL standards. Operating from -40 to 100°C, series is suited for harsh environments. Read More

electronic components & devices

Nanocrystalline Common Mode Chokes mount on PCB via THT.

April 7, 2016

Available with nanocrystalline ring core, DKIH series suppresses EMI noise caused by power applications on PCB. DKIH-1 series, suited for single-phase AC or DC applications from 10–50 A, is placed on PCB with through hole technology. Voltage rating is 300 Vac (IEC, UL) and 250 Vac (CSA) with 1.6–6.9 mH inductance. For 3-phase AC applications from 10–50 A, DKIH-3 series is designed according IEC 60938 and rated 600 Vac with 0.7–10.8 mH inductance. Read More

electrical equipment & systems, material handling & storage

Heavy Duty Fuse Clip supports 10.3 mm diameter fuses.

February 9, 2016

Featuring tin-plated design, CSO Fuse Clip is suitable for applications with voltages up to 1,500 Vac/Vdc and currents up to 32 A. Solder version allows direct mounting on printed circuit board by means of through-hole technology, while screw/rivet version provides additional flexibility for basic designs. Characterized by strong clamping force, clip is suited for wide range of PV and other DC applications including inverters, battery charge controllers, and string fuse holders. Read More

electrical equipment & systems, health, medical and dental supplies & equipment, material handling & storage, green & clean

Power Entry Module can be used in Protection Class II equipment.

January 28, 2016

Designed according to IEC 60320-1 (style C18), Class II KMF supplied without ground pin and suitable for medical equipment used in residences. Double insulation between energized components and exposed parts is tested with 4,000 Vdc. Available with 2-pole line switch and 1- or 2-pole fuse holder, module supports current ratings from 1–10 A at 250 Vac and features 4.8 x 0.8 mm quick-connect terminals. EMC filter is available in medical and low-leakage, M5 versions. Read More

electrical equipment & systems

IEC Appliance Outlet features IDC terminals.

January 14, 2016

Featuring insulation displacement contact terminals, Model 4710 is a J style outlet according to IEC 60320, rated 20 A at 250 Vac by UL/CSA and 16 A at 250 Vac by ENEC. Unit provides IDC terminals for 10 AWG/6.0 mm² in addition to 12 AWG/4.0 mm². Able to fit panels from 0.8–3 mm thick, snap-in outlet is qualified for use in applications designed to IEC/EN 60950, including power distribution units and other equipment where multiple outlets are banked in series. Read More

electrical equipment & systems

Miniature Circuit Breakers deliver supplementary protection.

January 12, 2016

Rated for 0.5–52 A at 480/277 Vac and 360/180 Vdc, AS168X Series limits let-through energy in event of short circuit up to 10 kA at 277 Vac. Series offers 3 levels of short circuit protection, categorized by F/DF Trip for resistive loads, G/DG for slightly inductive loads, and H/DH Trip for highly inductive loads. Thermal magnetic, positively trip-free breakers, with manual ON/OFF actuation deliver 6,000 cycles. Available from 1–4 poles, DIN rail-mountable units operate from -20 to +60°C. Read More

electrical equipment & systems

Metal Switches offer multicolor illumination.

December 29, 2015

Using RGB color technology, PSE Series Piezo Switches and MCS 30 Mechanical Switch each offer 7 ring illumination colors. Multicolor illumination is powered by integrated power supply that accepts input voltage of 5–28 Vdc, and constant brightness intensity is maintained regardless of applied voltage. PSE Series, offered in 22, 24, 27, and 30 mm diameters, has IP69K rating and no moving actuator. MCS 30 comes in 30 mm diameter and uses tactile switch that provides clear haptic feedback. Read More

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&ndash;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&ndash;55 A versions and <20 mA for 75&ndash;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

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