Press Release Summary:
Utilizing gapless metal oxide varistor (MOV) technology, integrated 600 A, 35 kV elbow surge arresters protect underground cables and medium-voltage equipment from overvoltage surges from lightning and switching. Products eliminate need for bushing extenders and 200 A load break interface arresters. High-energy MOV blocks in glass-filled epoxy laminate is used by fully shielded and submersible devices.
Original Press Release:
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HARRISBURG, Pa. - New integrated 600 A, 35 kV elbow surge arresters from Tyco Electronics protect underground cables and medium-voltage equipment from overvoltage surges from lightning and switching. They combine gapless metal oxide varistor (MOV) technology into a fully shielded, fully submersible 600 A elbow configuration. The integrated arresters eliminate the need for bushing extenders and 200 A load break interface arresters. The unitary design not only simplifies inventory and speeds assembly, it also saves space in cabinets, reduces the cantilever forces on the assembly and increases safety through design innovations.
The elbow arresters use high-energy MOV blocks in a glass-filled epoxy laminate. The arresters will stay attached to the bushing during a fault, which enhances safety. Fully shielded and submersible, the arresters offer safe and predictable performance under the harshest conditions.
The arresters are qualified to the latest revisions of IEEE C62.11 and 386. They are compatible with 600 A bushings meeting IEEE 386.
For more information on Tyco Electronics'integrated arresters, contact Tyco Electronics' inside sales department at 1-800-327-6996 or http://energy.tycoelectronics.com/.
ABOUT TYCO ELECTRONICS
Tyco Electronics Ltd. is a leading global provider of engineered electronic components, network solutions, specialty products and undersea telecommunication systems, with fiscal 2009 sales of US$10.3 billion to customers in more than 150 countries. We design, manufacture and market products for customers in a broad array of industries including automotive; data communication systems and consumer electronics; telecommunications; aerospace, defense and marine; medical; energy; and lighting. With approximately 7,000 engineers and worldwide manufacturing, sales and customer service capabilities, Tyco Electronics' commitment is our customers' advantage. More information on Tyco Electronics can be found at http://www.tycoelectronics.com/.