Product News: Electrical Equipment & Systems

Surge Protectors guard against lightning surges, overvoltage.

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July 11, 2012 - Tested and certified as Class I surge protective devices (SPDs) per IEC 61643-1:2005 standard, Strikesorb® 40 series protects vulnerable electronic equipment against electrical damage caused by overvoltage events and lightning strikes. Maximum Impulse Current specification that these SPDs can withstand is 12.5 kA (10/350 µsec) direct lightning. Available with 7 operating voltages from 60-600 Vac rms, series has environmentally sealed design with direct connection and no fuses.

Raycap, Inc.

806 S. Clearwater Loop, Post Falls, ID, 83814, USA

Original Press Release

Raycap Announces Improvement in Lightning Surge Performance of Its Strikesorb 40 Product Series

Press release date: June 26, 2012

Extensive independent testing validates an improvement in the Maximum Impulse Current of Raycap's advanced surge protection product line.

Post Falls, ID USA - Raycap, a global manufacturer of electrical protection solutions today announced a performance improvement for its flagship Strikesorb 40 SPD product line. The Strikesorb 40 SPD products are engineered to protect vulnerable electronic equipment against electrical damage caused by overvoltage events and lightning strikes. The Maximum Impulse Current specification that the SPDs can withstand has been increased to 12.5kA (10/350 µs) direct lightning, per the IEC 61643-1:2005 standard.

"This announcement is a testament to Raycap's continued push to innovate and ensure our solutions protect our customers' mission critical resources," said Zafris Politis, Director of R&D for Raycap's Electrical Protection Division. The performance enhancement of the Strikesorb 40 product series underscores Raycap's commitment to the continuous evolution of its products.

All products in the Strikesorb 40 product series have been successfully tested and certified as Class I surge protective devices per the IEC 61643-1:2005 standard. This makes them ideal for protecting industrial equipment exposed to the damaging effects of direct lightning currents.

With hundreds of thousands of Strikesorb installations worldwide in the telecommunications, defense, transportation, and energy sectors, Raycap is a global leader in the development of innovative electrical protection solutions for industrial equipment.

About Raycap Electrical Protection Systems Raycap's Electrical Protection Systems Business Unit is a global manufacturer with sales and operations throughout Europe and in North America. The company manufactures surge protection products and solutions for telecommunications, defense, new energy markets and other industrial applications. Raycap's innovative technology is marketed under its Strikesorb®,Rayvoss® and ACData® product brands. For more information find us at www.raycapsurgeprotection.com

Media Contact Lisa Duckett Raycap Electrical Protection Systems Post Falls, ID USA + 1-208-262-1775 Lisa.duckett@raycapinc.com

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