Press Release Summary:
Models BA and BM are 2-element and 3-element surface mount surge arrester gas tubes that protect telecom/datacom equipment against lightning surges and electrical transients. Both are non-radioactive, half the size of company's conventional gas tubes, and available in surface mount versions. Tubes are available from 90 to 500 V. Prices range from $0.40 to $2.00 each.
Original Press Release:
SMD Surge Arrester Gas Tubes
CITEL BA and BM are new two element and three element surface mount surge arrester gas tubes. They have been designed to protect Telecom/Datacom equipment against lightning surges and electrical transients. Their characteristics make them absolutely unique and very different from existing gas tubes:
* They are non-radio active
* Half the size of conventional gas tubes.
* Available in surface mount.
The surface mount capability of Citel BA and BM will allow OEMs to save time and money. They are presently available in voltages from 90V to 500V. Prices range from $0.40 to $2.00 each.