Machine & Operator Safety
AutomationDirect offers Mersen Type 1 surge protection
March 6, 2017 by Manufacturing AUTOMATION
Mar. 6, 2017 – AutomationDirect has extended its offering of surge protection devices to include Mersen’s Surge-Trap Type 1 STXR series.
Boasting a small, compact design and line or load installation flexibility, the series claims to be the “perfect fit” for branch panel and/or individual equipment protection. According to AutomationDirect,t he one-piece device requires no assembly and can be used at the machine or the main panel to protect equipment from downtime and/or damage associated with power spikes and surges. Available in 120-600 VAC models and a 200kA short-circuit current rating, AutomationDirect says the devices are ideal for use in ANSI/UL Type 1 or 2 SPD installations, such as AC distribution, power supplies, drive protection, fire alarms, control panels, and more. Designed with Mersen TPMOV technology, the series provides up to seven modes of protection. Additional features include an LED status indicator, 3/4-inch knockouts with three-foot leads for easy installation, and a NEMA 4X enclosure for outdoor or indoor use; an optional mounting bracket is available for surface mount applications. The STXR series surge protection devices are UL and CSA approved.