Space Saving New Compact High Performance Circuit Breaker

March 16th , 2012 → 3:41 pm @

Space Saving New Compact High Performance Circuit Breaker

These circuit breakers are ideally suited for the rigors and confined spaces found in today’s telecom/datacom power distribution units and rack systems.  Features include: *ultra low profile design saves valuable space. *Optional handle guard actuator. *UL 489 LISTED Branch Circuit breaker. *Designed for worldwide datacenter compatibility with up to 240VAC ratings. *Available in 1 to […]

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NEW Class J Enclosed Fuse Holders

December 19th , 2011 → 4:02 pm @

NEW Class J Enclosed Fuse Holders

These fuse holders are ideal for panel boards, feeder circuits, HVAC and bus duct applications, and are suitable for applications that required IP20 touchsafe designs.  Specifications: 600 volts, 30-60 amps, base materials: thermoplastic, tested and approved for 200,000 amp short circuit current rating (SCCR), touchsafe IEC type design (IP20), blown fuse indicating type available, red dual […]

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Low Cost Miniature DC Circuit Breakers

December 19th , 2011 → 4:02 pm @

Low Cost Miniature DC Circuit Breakers

Engineered to deliver reliable performance in a wide range of applications from UPS systems to cranes to transportation to communication systems.  Ratings are 125V (1 pole) and 250V (2 poles) up to 63A.  They enable service entrance, feeder, or branch circuit protection and disconnect function.  They are compact at 17.5 mm wide per pole.  Their […]

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New High Reliability Circuit Breaker with Arc Quenching

October 23rd , 2011 → 6:03 pm @

New High Reliability Circuit Breaker with Arc Quenching

This new series of circuit breaker, features a unique and innovative patent-pending arc quenching configuration that allows the breaker to safely handle high amperage and high DC voltage applications in a compact package.  By using a patent-pending magnetic flux boosting terminal configuration, a strong magnetic field is created, thus motivating the arc into an enhanced […]

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New Solar 600VDC Midget Fuse

October 23rd , 2011 → 6:03 pm @

New Solar 600VDC Midget Fuse

A range of UL 2579 fast-acting 600VDC midget fuses specifically designed to protect solar power systems in extreme ambient temperatures, high cycling and low-level fault current conditions (reverse current, multi-array fault).  Features include: 13/32″ × 1- 1/2″ (10×38mm), available in 12 sizes (4 – 30A), interrupting rating of 50kA DC (4-30A).  Agency Information: UL Listed 2579, […]

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New Energy Efficient Compact Cooling Fans

October 23rd , 2011 → 6:03 pm @

New Energy Efficient Compact Cooling Fans

Each year, handheld electronics such as smart phones are becoming more and more compact.  These devices also require a cooling system to help keep their processors cool and running.  Furthermore, compact fans stop the system from overheating and help extend their life.  These compact cooling fans come in four different sizes 15 to 30mm × 15 to […]

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Surge Protection Made Easy for IEC Applications

September 25th , 2011 → 2:33 pm @

Surge Protection Made Easy for IEC Applications

High performance lightning & surge protection products for all IEC applications.  Today’s world is full of electronic products and devices that are susceptible to damage from overvoltage surges.  Whether the cause is static discharge or lightning, overvoltage surges can quickly destroy consumer electronics or sophisticated electronic packages used in industrial and commercial applications.  Surge protection […]

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NEW Switch with Built-In Undervoltage Release Protects Operator Safety

September 25th , 2011 → 2:33 pm @

NEW Switch with Built-In Undervoltage Release Protects Operator Safety

This switch prevents uncontrolled restarts of an appliance by monitoring and tripping under conditions such as extreme voltage drop, or when the supply voltage is interrupted.  The switch with pushbutton or rocker actuation is a circuit breaker with undervoltage protection, and without overload protection.  The undervoltage trip release action and manual restart feature protect against […]

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New Resettable Overcurrent Circuit Protection for High-Rate-Discharge Li-ion Battery Applications

June 26th , 2011 → 2:34 pm @

New Resettable Overcurrent Circuit Protection for High-Rate-Discharge Li-ion Battery Applications

Useful for high-rate-discharge battery applications at ratings above 30VDC/30A such as cordless power tools, e-bikes, and back-up power supplies.  This technology uses a new hybrid circuit protection approach that combines a bimetal protector in parallel with a polymeric positive temperature coefficient (PPTC) device.  This integrated solution provides resettable overcurrent protection and utilizes the low resistance […]

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Protection Device for USB Applications

February 18th , 2011 → 10:16 am @

Protection Device for USB Applications

The integrated device helps provide complete circuit protection for electronics with USB ports, and meets suspend-mode power consumption requirements for USB 3.0.  A major advantage of the USB 3.0 specification is the increased operating current it allows devices to consume (900mA vs 500mA in USB 2.0).  As more and more mobile devices adopt the USB […]

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