New Protective Rear Covers are RoHS and REACH Compliant

Press Release Summary:

  • Made of flame-retardant silicone rubber, flame class UL94 V-0
  • Protect against unintentional contact, dust, and other corrosion
  • Ideal for power entry modules and are temperature resistant up to 150°C

Original Press Release:

New Rear Covers for Power Entry Modules Boast High Flame Protection, Better Fit and Environmental Compatibility

Santa Rosa, California, October 14, 2020 – SCHURTER’s new protective rear cover series, RC320, for Power Entry Modules (PEMs) are made of flame-retardant silicone rubber, flame class UL94 V-0. This flexible and durable material ensures an excellent fit and is temperature resistant up to 150°C. It is also free of halogens and is RoHS and REACH compliant.

PEMs, including appliance inlets and outlets, are typically open in the back. The new RC320 Rear Covers protect against unintentional contact with exposed live terminals. In addition, the covers protect against dust and other corrosion causing contaminants that may reduce the life of the connections.

The versatility of PEMs includes any combination of IEC appliance inlet and/or outlet, with or without fuse, EMC filter, illuminated or non-illuminated power switch, appliance circuit breaker, etc. The integrated multi-function approach is long established by SCHURTER, with new and innovative products as well as practical accessories being developed to meet the increasing demand for the highest performing power components in the most compact design. Ideal for medical applications.

Pricing starts at $0.90 for 100-piece quantities. Link to RC320 datasheet. For sales and product information, contact Cora Umlauf at (800) 848 -2600 or by email at

The SCHURTER Group is the world's leading Swiss technology company providing components and complex solutions that ensure safe power supply and simplified equipment operation. The company’s professional competence, financial independence, innovative strength and distinctive corporate culture, propel the SCHURTER Group, together with its customers and partners, into the digital future. The safe&easy brand claim not only refers to the products, but also the company’s business philosophy, which strives for sustainable success through innovation, high-quality products and service, flexibility and proximity to customers.

SCHURTER is known globally as an innovator, manufacturer and distributor of fuses, connectors, circuit breakers, switches, EMC products, and input systems. Touch screens and touch panels, capacitive sensor keypads, membrane keypads and housing systems are developed in close cooperation with its customers. Within its business unit Solutions, SCHURTER combines all competencies and puts them at the customer's disposal. SCHURTER products and solutions are developed especially for specific industry segments – medical, data and communication, automotive, avionics & space, energy and the broader industrial market. SCHURTER considers the quality of its products and services as the key factor to the company's lasting success. Its management and improvement processes are designed and certified according to ISO 9001, ISO 13485, ISO 14001, ISO 45001 and IATF 16949, using the EFQM and Baldrige Excellence Models, as well as the application of Lean Management principles such as Value Stream Planning, Power Innovation, SSO, and Six Sigma.

SCHURTER Inc., Santa Rosa, California is the exclusive North America sales and distribution office for the SCHURTER Group.

Editorial Contact: Suzanne Bowser

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