New VAL-US Surge Protector Offers Remote Status Indication

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Phoenix’s VAL-US Surge Protector is available with surge capacity of up to 80 kA. Unit is manufactured to North American-centric voltage values and features a wide variety of U.S.-based circuit configurations. The protector features high-capacity plugs and remote status indication that allows the user for monitoring SPD status. VAL-US series units are designed for single phase, split phase, three phase, delta and high-leg delta.

Original Press Release:

UL 1449 Listed Surge Protection VAL-US Simplifies Product Selection, Status Monitoring, and Integration

Middletown, Pa. – Phoenix Contact’s new VAL-US surge protection is Listed to UL 1449 and is available with up to 80 kA surge capacity. This line was developed specifically to conform to North American-centric voltage values and includes a wide variety of U.S.-based circuit configurations. The VAL-US provides a UL Listed alternative to traditional hardwired SPDs, allowing for fewer installation steps and easy integration into virtually any system.

The VAL-US series offers remote status indication, which allows the user to easily monitor SPD status. The high-capacity plugs of the VAL-US series offer a high degree of protection. They are robust enough to protect devices either over time or in moments of high transients. Additionally, the plug’s key alignment prevents the plugs from being inserted into the incorrect voltage systems.

The VAL-US series has been developed with products specifically configured for single phase, split phase, three phase, delta, and high-leg delta. Learn more at

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.

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