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AC SPDs are available with stainless steel enclosures.

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AC SPDs are available with stainless steel enclosures.

September 26, 2012 - Able to accommodate needs within corrosive environments, Joslyn® AC surge protection devices (SPDs) feature standard enclosures of Type 304 stainless steel (alloy of iron, chromium, and nickel). Enclosures in marine-grade Type 316 stainless steel, which additionally contains molybdenum, are available. Able to handle surge energy from 20–400 kA per phase, SPDs protect operations from damaging effects of electrical power surges, transients, and noise.

Original Press Release

Joslyn Surge Protection Products Available with Stainless Steel Enclosures

Press release date: September 20, 2012

Thomas Betts Product is Applicable in Corrosive Environments

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Joslyn AC surge protection devices (SPDs) from Thomas & Betts, which includes more than 1,300 standard configurations, now are available with stainless steel enclosures for corrosive applications, such as wastewater treatment facilities. Other applications include oil and gas processing, civil construction, utilities, pulp and paper manufacturing, food and beverage processing, and mining.

Available through Thomas & Betts’ network of distributors, Joslyn SPDs protect operations from the damaging effects of electrical power surges, transients and noise, from the service entrance to the equipment level. Suitable for protecting single, split and three-phase applications ranging from 120 V to 600 V Delta, Joslyn SPDs are capable of handling high-surge energy from 20 kA to 400 kA per phase and are suited to meet the many requirements of industrial, commercial, institutional and residential applications.

The stainless steel enclosures are standard in Type 304 stainless steel, an alloy of iron, chromium and nickel. Enclosures in marine-grade Type 316 stainless steel, which contains molybdenum in addition to the metals contained the Type 304 stainless steel alloy, are available through special order.

For more information about Thomas & Betts’ Joslyn SPDs, visit or call (800) 816-7809.

Thomas & Betts Corporation is a global leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of essential components used to manage the connection, distribution, transmission and reliability of electrical power in utility, industrial, commercial, and residential applications. With a portfolio of more than 200,000 products marketed under more than 45 premium brand names, Thomas & Betts products are found wherever electricity is used. Thomas & Betts’ headquarters are in Memphis, Tenn. For more information, please visit


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