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 […]

Category : Engineers Solutions Articles / Heat & Circuit Protection / Technical Articles

How to Avoid the Three Ways Power Surges Can Cause Equipment Damage

March 16th , 2012 → 1:28 pm @

Modern industrial, commercial, and residential life depend on the availability of electricity.  The electricity supplied must be at a level of quality to facilitate efficient performance of today’s sensitive electronic equipment.  Our dependence on electricity and the prevalence of more and more sensitive electronics make a reliable source of high quality power essential to modern […]

Category : Engineering and Technical White Papers / White Papers

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 […]

Category : Engineers Solutions Articles / Heat & Circuit Protection / Technical Articles

Find More Space in Your Control Panel: Tap Rules for Molded-Case Circuit Breakers: Adhering to UL Standard 508A, NEC Section 409

November 23rd , 2011 → 6:45 am @

Learn how to apply multiple branches and multi-wire terminals with circuit breakers in industrial control panels in accordance with Underwriters Laboratories (UL) standard 508A and the National Electrical Code (NEC), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA 70-2011).  Molded-case circuit breakers are used for the main overcurrent protective device (OCPD) and the main disconnecting means for an […]

Category : Engineering and Technical White Papers / White Papers

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 […]

Category : Engineers Solutions Articles / Heat & Circuit Protection / Technical Articles

How to Determine a Panel’s SCCR Rating

October 13th , 2011 → 6:41 pm @

 The determination of Short Circuit Current Ratings can appear to be a formidable task to complete if you are not familiar with the National Electrical Code® or the UL 508A Standard for Industrial Control Panels in the United States.  However, by breaking the task down into systematic steps, the process can be much simpler to […]

Category : Engineering and Technical White Papers / White Papers

100A, 600VDC Circuit Breaker in a Compact 2-Pole Configuration!

October 11th , 2011 → 10:25 am @

100A, 600VDC Circuit Breaker in a Compact 2-Pole Configuration!

With unprecedented industry best rating of 100A, 600VDC in a compact 2-pole configuration, the 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. The series is ideal for integration into photovoltaic renewable energy systems, […]

Category : Carling Technologies / Product Releases / Switches & Relays

12 V DC Remotely Resettable Electronic Circuit Breaker Solution for Integration into RTU/SCADA Applications

August 1st , 2011 → 1:01 pm @

12 V DC Remotely Resettable Electronic Circuit Breaker Solution for Integration into RTU/SCADA Applications

Dee Electronics is pleased to announce the latest addition to this line of electronic circuit protection products.  The 12 V DC version is designed for SCADA/RTU applications – providing optimal protection for both 12 V DC switch-mode power supplies and solar/battery based systems.  The most unique feature is the ability to remotely reset the device from outside […]

Category : E-T-A / Heat & Circuit Protection / Product Releases

Reduce the Cost of Your Design By Selecting Optional Circuit Breaker Features and Considering Environmental Factors

July 27th , 2011 → 8:34 am @

We all know about delay curves for circuit breakers, but there are many secondary characteristics that can add value and reduce cost for a particular application.  Design engineers need to be conscious of these characteristics to improve designs while assuring the precise protection for their application.  DEE offers a Free White Paper Report covering the […]

Category : Engineering and Technical White Papers / White Papers

Cut Panel Costs and Increase Circuit Protection with Miniature Circuit Breakers

May 2nd , 2011 → 1:00 pm @

Cut Panel Costs and Increase Circuit Protection with Miniature Circuit Breakers

Miniature Circuit Breakers offer a compact solution to your circuit protection requirements and save installation time with the clip-on DIN rail mounting system.  The current limiting features of these devices increase circuit protection by significantly reducing the let through energy and utilizing faster trip times.  This series of Miniature Circuit Breakers is now available in UL489 […]

Category : ABB / Interconnect Products / Product Releases