New Surge Protective Device Available in Polycarbonate or 316L Stainless-steel Enclosure

Press Release Summary:

  • BOXTRAB provides high corrosion resistance against chlorides and chlorinated solutions
  • Provides an suppression system comprising independently configured protection arrays within a single enclosure
  • Clear UV-resistant polycarbonate lid allows simple viewing of SPD status without the need to open the enclosure

Original Press Release:

BOXTRAB Surge Protective Device

Protection for power, data, and signal in one enclosure

Middletown, Pa. – Phoenix Contact’s new BOXTRAB surge protective device (SPD) combines protection for power, data, and signal within the same enclosure. In the process industries, instrumentation requires both power and signal/data control lines. Equipment users often protect these circuits with two dedicated surge protectors: one for power and one for signal. BOXTRAB provides an all-inclusive suppression system comprising independently configured protection arrays within a single enclosure to safeguard both the instrument’s power and signal lines.

BOXTRAB requires less time to design and install, so it saves space and reduces costs. Users can custom-configure and upgrade the BOXTRAB in the field to meet specific needs. With different expansion options available, BOXTRAB offers a flexible solution for virtually any combination of power, data, and signal applications.

BOXTRAB is available in either a polycarbonate or 316L stainless-steel enclosure. Both enclosures are NEMA 4X outdoor rated. 316L stainless steel is commonly used in industrial processing applications involving chemicals. It provides a higher corrosion resistance, especially against chlorides and chlorinated solutions. The stainless steel versions also have an externally mounted LED, providing visual indication of the status of the power SPD inside.

The polycarbonate enclosure has multiple knockouts for easier wiring. The clear UV-resistant polycarbonate lid allows easy viewing of SPD status without the need to open the enclosure.

Learn more at www.phoenixcontact.com/BOXTRAB.

About Phoenix Contact

Phoenix Contact develops and manufactures industrial electrical and electronic technology products that power, protect, connect, and automate systems and equipment for a wide range of industries. Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co. KG, Blomberg, Germany, operates 50 international subsidiaries, including Phoenix Contact USA in Middletown, Pa.

For more information about Phoenix Contact or its products, visit www.phoenixcontact.com, call technical service at 800-322-3225, or e-mail info@phoenixcon.com.

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