Fuse Blocks provide Type 2 motor-starter protection.

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Class CC fuse blocks are molded in self-extinguishing polyester fiberglass, and offer touch-safe operation with no load fuse disconnect lever. Rated at 30A and 600V, they accept wire sizes of 6-14 AWG. With CC fuses, units carry motor starting inrush currents, providing current limitation to protect against low and high level faults. Fuse blocks are UL listed, cUL certified and carry CE mark.

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Wieland provides fuse terminal block, offering no load, fused disconnect switching.

BURGAW, N.C. (January 28, 2002) -Wieland Electric Inc.'s Class CC fuse block offers complete "touch-safe" operation with a no load fuse disconnect lever. Designated the CC Series, these blocks are molded in a self-extinguishing polyester fiberglass. The lever provides a compartment for the Class CC fuse and optional blown fuse indicator lamps. The modularity of this system allows the fuse blocks to be purchased as or built on site in one, two and three pole configurations which can be panel mounted or 35mm DIN rail mounted.

"This fuse block helps the end user achieve Type "2" (No Damage) Motor Starter Protection," said Wieland Product Manager Dean Norton. "Type "2" Coordination means the protective device (fuse and fuse block) assures the motor starter will be operable after a fault occurs and the fault is corrected. The benefit is reduced downtime and increased safety," Norton explained.

The CC fuse blocks in conjunction with a CC fuse is capable of carrying motor starting inrush currents, provides a high degree of current limitation to protect against low and high level faults, and limits peak currents to prevent damage to the starter.

The Wieland CC Series Fuse Block accepts class CC fuses from all major manufacturers. Rated at 30A and 600V, the CC Series fuse blocks accepts wire sizes of 6-14 AWG. This series is UL Listed, cUL certified and carries the CE mark.

Pricing for the CC Fuse block starts at $10.15 per individual block. Production-volume lead-time is currently factory stock.

Wieland Electric Inc. is a leading international manufacturer of PC board and DIN-rail terminal blocks, wire-management products, electronic-interface modules and remote I/O communications systems based in Burgaw, N.C. Wieland operates manufacturing
facilities worldwide totaling more than two million square feet, and was the first terminal block supplier to achieve ISO 9001 certification. Along with nationwide sales and distribution networks in the U.S. and Canada, Wieland's North American operation provides value-added assembly, warehousing, computerized inventory control, customer service and engineering support.

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