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IP65 Circuit Breaker is offered with antibacterial cover.

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September 13, 2012 - Available in 1-, 2-, and 3-pole versions with illuminated or non-illuminated rocker switch, TA35 features thermal overload protection and is offered with protective cover that is antibacterial effective according to ISO 22196. IP65-rated product, which is cURus and VDE approved, withstands use of common cleaning agents and disinfectants, is designed for snap-in mounting in panels from 1–4 mm thick,¬†and comes with 6.3 x 0.8 mm terminals. Rated currents range from 50 mA to 20 A.

Schurter, Inc.

447 Aviation Boulevard, Santa Rosa, CA, 95403, USA

Original Press Release

Circuit Breaker with New Antibacterial Cover Thwarts Germs

Press release date: September 12, 2012

Schurter’s TA35 finds new applications in hygienic environments

Santa Rosa, California – Schurter’s popular TA35 thermal circuit breaker is now offered with an antibacterial protective cover, thus allowing the circuit breaker to be used in applications where it is increasingly important to protect against the spread of bacteria. Such applications are on the rise, especially in medical and laboratory facilities, as well as in food service facilities and processing plants.

The new cover has been tested and confirmed to be antibacterial effective according to ISO 22196, particularly in protecting against the growth of the bacteria strains Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus. Additionally, the silver ions contained in the cover material prevent the growth of numerous other organisms. The breaker with cover has an ingress protection rating of IP 65, and withstands the use of common cleaning agents and disinfectants. The antibacterial effectiveness combined with seal protection make the unit well suited for use in hygienic equipment subjected to routine wash downs.

The TA35 circuit breaker with thermal overload protection is used all over the world in applications requiring a high degree of safety and reliability. It is available in 1-pole, 2-pole and 3-pole versions and can be configured according to customer specific requirements. Six colors and a range of legends or customer-specific symbols can be selected for the illuminated or non-illuminated rocker switch. The switches are designed for efficient snap-in mounting in panel thicknesses from 1 to 4 mm and are equipped with 6.3 x 0.8 mm terminals. Rated currents range from 50mA to 20A. The TA35 is cURus and VDE approved.

Additional information on the TA35 circuit breaker can be found on Schurter’s website at www.schurterinc.com/new_cbes. Contact Cora Umlauf at 800 848-2600 or info@schurterinc.com for sales and product information.

About Schurter Inc.
The Schurter Group was founded in Switzerland in 1933. With more than 75 years in business, Schurter continues to be a progressive innovator and manufacturer of electrical and electronic components. Circuit Protection (fuses, fuseholders and circuit breakers for equipment), Connectors, EMC Products, Switches and Other Products make up the Schurter product Groups. Schurter’s product innovation focuses on safe supply of power and making the interface between human and machine easier. Schurter’s market focus is in the area of IT / Telecom, Medical, Space and Renewable Energy. Schurter, Inc. Santa Rosa, California, is the exclusive North American sales and distribution office for the Schurter Group.

SCHURTER INC.
447 Aviation Boulevard
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Telephone 707 636 3000
Facsimile 707 636 3033
www.schurter.com

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