Electrical Circuit Device Protectors

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

SCHURTER to Showcase Innovative Medical Protection Class II Products at MD&M West 2016

February 4, 2016

Santa Rosa, California — MD and M West 2016 also known as Medical Design Manufacturing West, will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center on February 9th through 11th.  SCHURTER will be there demonstrating its high performance AC connectors, switches and circuit protection products that safely and reliably optimize equipment performance.  Our featured product this year will be the KMF... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Littelfuse Brought Circuit Protection Optimized for LED Lighting Systems to the 2015 Street and Area Lighting Conference

October 19, 2015

CHICAGO, – Littelfuse, Inc., the global leader in circuit protection, displayed its cutting-edge circuit protection technologies optimized for the full LED lighting system during the IES Street and Area Lighting Conference held earlier this month in Savannah, Georgia. Littelfuse presented a number of driver components, including AC fuses, varistors, TVS diodes, DC fuses, PTCs, and PLED... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Gas Discharge Tube has flat, space-saving design.

October 6, 2015

Using flat package and horizontal circuitry design, 2-electrode Bourns® Model 2017 Series FLAT® GDT meets sensitive overvoltage protection requirements of high density and space-restricted applications. This ITU K.12 Class III GDT device, rated at 10 kA on 8/20 µsec waveform, maintains device's isolation and current-handling overvoltage protection capabilities.  With multiple mounting options and DC breakdown voltages from 90–500 V, these devices do not impact signal or system operation. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Materials & Material Processing

ESD Suppressors protect electronics from up to 30 kV discharges.

August 3, 2015

Available in 0402- and 0603-sized, flat-topped, SMT packages respectively suited for applications up to 24 and 32 Vdc, XGD Series XTREME-GUARD™ ESD Suppressor protects sensitive electronics against ESD to 30 kV. Design enables safe absorption of repetitive ESD strikes of near 4X max level specified in IEC61000-4-2 without performance degradation. After multiple ESD strikes, current leakage of <1 nA minimizes power consumption. Capacitance is 0.04 pF for XGD10402 and 0.09 pF for XGD10603. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Class II Surge Arresters use MOVs and GDTs.

July 21, 2015

Available from 1–pole to 4–pole, DRS Series uses removable modules consisting of thermally protected MOVs, MOV in series with gas discharge tubes, and GDTs only. DIN rail-mountable devices provide both visual and electrical indicator in case of failure, and meet short circuit current rating of 200 kA without internal fuse. Designed to meet UL 1449 3rd edition, KEMA certified surge arresters handle line voltages up to 385 Vac and maximum current ratings of 40 kA or 20 kA. Read More

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

Radial Leaded Varistors protect circuits and filter noise.

July 15, 2015

Combining multilayer varistor (MLV) and X7R multilayer ceramic capacitor (MLCC) technology, radial leaded CapGuard™ Automotive Series exhibits bidirectional transient voltage protection, EMI/RFI attenuation, and multi-strike capabilities. AEC-Q200-qualified products, resistant to harsh environments, mechanical shock, and vibration, are available with working voltages of 26 and 45 Vdc, capacitances of 0.47 and 1 µF (both with ±20% tolerance), and energy ratings of 0.6 and 0.7 J. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

SCHURTER Announces VDE and UL Approvals for Its SMD Fuse with 1500 a Breaking Capacity

June 11, 2015

Compact, High Performance Fuse is Optimal for Intrinsically Safe Applications Santa Rosa, California – SCHURTER’s Universal Modular fuse, UMT-H, offers a 1500 A breaking capacity at rated voltages of 277 VAC / 250 VDC. The compact, high performance fuse now has VDE approval in addition to UL approval. This time-lag fuse provides overcurrent and short circuit protection in various... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Miniature Circuit Breakers protect up to 480 Y/277 Vac systems.

June 10, 2015

Used for branch circuit protection, GMB Series includes UL489, AC, miniature molded circuit breakers that come in 1-, 2-, and 3-pole arrangements ranging from 0.5–63 A. Short circuit interrupt capacity is 10 kA. Used for supplementary circuit protection, GSB Series includes UL1077, AC, supplementary circuit protectors that come in 1-, 2-, 3-, and 4-pole variations that range from 1–63 A and have short circuit interrupt capacity of 5 kA. Both series have 17.5 mm wide housings (per pole). Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Circuit Protection Thermistor suits LED lighting, PFCs, and UPSs.

April 20, 2015

Carrying 277 V rating, SL10 10003 handles steady state current up to 3 A with max received energy rating of 17 J. UL-approved circuit protection thermistor features dissipation constant of 11 mW/°C and can handle body temperature of 151°C at 100% of its maximum current rating. With 200 µF max capacitance, product is optimized for such applications as LED lighting and ballasts, PFC circuits, and inrush current control in UPSs with ratings under 500 W. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Mounting & Attaching Products

SCHURTER to Showcase Innovative Products at MD&M West 2015

February 5, 2015

Santa Rosa, California — MDM West 2015 also known as Medical Design & Manufacturing West, will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center on February 10th -12th.  SCHURTER, Inc. will be there demonstrating its reliable circuit protection products, AC connectors and switches that safely downsize and optimize equipment performance.  Our featured product this year will be the DC12, power entry... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

TVS Array provides industrial communications circuit protection.

December 22, 2014

Available in bidirectional configuration and designed for local interconnect network (LIN) BUS protection in industrial applications, PESD1LIN protects one power or I/O port and is rated at 200 W peak pulse power per line for 8/20 secondary lightning surge. Asymmetrical line protection is pin 1–2, 15 V and pin 2–1, 24 V. Supplied in molded JEDEC SOD-323 package, device also provides low clamping voltage; and min breakdown voltage at 15 mA is 17.2 V for pin 1–2 and 25.5 V for pin 2–1. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Gas Discharge Tube provides optimized circuit protection.

December 11, 2014

Featuring compact design and 90–600 V voltage range, Model 2015 FLAT™ Gas Discharge Tube provides optimized surge current ratings, with low leakage and insertion loss, and constant capacitance regardless of voltage, meeting requirements of small and sensitive electronics equipment. Unique isolation pathway design allows GDT to be squeezed in axial direction resulting in reduced height and volume as compared to conventional GDTs. Mounting options include horizontal, vertical, and bottom side PCB. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Materials & Material Processing

Circuit Protection Diode protects 2 CAN bus lines.

November 18, 2014

Providing >25 kV ESD protection, PESD2CAN is suited for assembly line automation, access control systems, and machinery. Component is compatible with IEC standards 61000-4-2 (ESD): air 15 kV, contact 8 kV; with 61000-4-4 (EFT): 40 A, 5/50 ns; and with 61000-4-5 (surge): 4 A, 8/20 µs. Provided in molded JEDEC SOT-23 package, RoHS-compliant diode operates from -55 to 150°C and features 200 W of peak pulse power per line. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products

KGP Logistics Adding Value to Wireless Market with CommScope

September 12, 2014

FARIBAULT, Minn. -- KGP Logistics is committed to providing enhanced, value-add solutions to the North American wireless industry via increased focus on delivering wireless solutions with an emphasis on customer support and reliable supply chain services.  As a North American channel partner for CommScope, KGP Logistics has developed a robust stocking position of CommScope wireless product... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Electrical Protection Device enables DIY solar solution.

July 11, 2014

Together with GT260 micro-inverter, i-Protect helps form smart solar residence solution. AR-N-4105-compliant device, providing electrical protection between micro-inverter and grid, features auto-mechanical switch off. Offering voltage, frequency, and power protection, IP67-rated solution is cooled by air and intended for indoor and outdoor use. Mounting and connection are designed to be foolproof. Each i-Protect unit can support 3.6 kW max. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Lightning Arrestor/Surge Protector supports 0-6 GHz.

May 8, 2014

Consisting of N female to N female bulkhead coaxial lightning arrestor/surge protector, Model LPNFNF06 is corrosion-resistant and tri-metal plated, which minimizes intermodulation distortion. Unit has 90 Vdc breakdown voltage, 0.5 dB insertion loss at 6 GHz, and max VSWR of 1.5. Equipped with ground lug supporting up to 10 AWG ground wire, device includes L-shaped bracket for mounting. Read More

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

AVX to Showcase Latest Products at Energy Harvesting and Storage Europe in Berlin April 1 and 2, 2014

April 4, 2014

GREENVILLE, S.C. – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, is exhibiting at Energy Harvesting & Storage Europe in Berlin, Germany on April 1 – 2, 2014. This annual IDTechEX conference and tradeshow event is the largest in the world focusing on the latest developments in energy harvesting technologies for applications in building and... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

NOARK Electric Exhibited UL 489 Molded Case Circuit Breaker's at 2014 AHR Expo

February 12, 2014

City of Industry, California – NOARK Electric, a premier low voltage electrical product manufacturer, introduced the UL 489 MCCB product line at the 2014 AHR Expo in New York—tailor-made for the AHR industry. Available from 15A to 600A, these fully accessorized compact breakers are compliant with UL/CSA/IEC standards. NOARK Electric provides reliable products, improves profitability,... Read More

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

National Science Foundation Grant Funds Research Partnership Between Mersen and Northeastern University

August 22, 2013

NEWBURYPORT, MA – The National Science Foundation has recently awarded a grant to the team of Mersen and Northeastern University to fund continued research in the development of smart power protection devices for photovoltaic installations. This grant is the second sponsorship by the National Science Foundation to help support the partnership between Mersen USA Newburyport-LLC and Northeastern... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

LED Protectors enhance overall light engine efficiency.

July 30, 2013

Molded from white material, PLEDxSW Series provides electronic shunt path when LED in string fails as open circuit. Devices are connected in parallel with each LED in a series string and are compatible with 1, 2, and 3 W LEDs that have nominal 3 V forward characteristic. Supplied in low-profile standard DO-214AA package, products are designed to efficiently dissipate heat and are compatible with PWM frequencies up to 30 kHz.
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