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SURGE Series Lightning and Transient Protectors shown at different angles
SURGE Series Lightning and Transient Protectors shown at different angles
SURGE 4D 4-Wire and Shield Transient Proection shown in typical mounting on a DIN rail SURGE 16N 16-Wire and Shield Transient Protection shown in NEMA-4X enclosure (left) and SURGE 4N 4-Wire and Shield Transient Protection shown in NEMA-4X enclosure (right)

SURGE SERIES: LIGHTNING + TRANSIENT PROTECTORS

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SURGE SERIES: LIGHTNING + TRANSIENT PROTECTORS

DESCRIPTION

Wiring, particularly long horizontal wiring, can convert transient electrical fields to destructive voltages at sensors and data logger terminals. Transient protection equipment can be used to divert these transients to ground, increasing installed system reliability.

The SURGE Series of transient protectors consist of multi-stage devices which includes three terminal gas discharge tubes, thyristor crowbar devices, and coordinating resistors. They are capable of protecting against high-speed (100 volts per microsecond) transients of up to 20,000 amps, letting only 77 volts through before clamping to 4 volts. The protector is housed in a NEMA-4X enclosure or in a compact T35 DIN-rail housing with screw-terminal input/output and ground connection through the DIN rail, simplifying connections, and facilitating good signal practices: i.e. labeling, shielding, and routing outside cables away from protected lines.

In normal operation, the protector appears as a low resistor in series with each wire, typically having no effect on operation. During a transient, the 4 signal lines and up to 2 shield lines are clamped to ground. Once the transient is over, the device self-resets, allowing normal operation to resume. The protector is suitable for use with most devices, including vibrating wire sensors, data loggers, 4-20 mA transmitters and other DC-powered sensors

APPLICATIONS

Diverts transient electrical fields in wiring to ground; increasing installed system reliability.

QUICK SPECS

Protects against high-speed (100 volts per microsecond) transients of up to 20,000 amps.


Low resistance in dormant state.


Self-resetting for uninterrupted operation after transient has been completed.


Compatible with most devices, including vibrating wire sensors, data loggers, 4-20 mA transmitters and other DC-powered sensors.


DIN-rail or NEMA-4X enclosure.


Compact, user-friendly design.


Maximum transient current per line (1 event, 8/20µs) of 20,000 Amps.


Minimum conduction threshold voltage of 58 Volts.


Peak pass-through voltage (common or normal mode) of 77 Volts.


Maximum leakage current of 5 Microamps.


Hold current of 150 Milliamps.

BENEFITS

Increase Productivity


Immediate Delivery


High Accuracy


High Reliability


Upgradeable


Customization Options

DESCRIPTION

Wiring, particularly long horizontal wiring, can convert transient electrical fields to destructive voltages at sensors and data logger terminals. Transient protection equipment can be used to divert these transients to ground, increasing installed system reliability.

The SURGE Series of transient protectors consist of multi-stage devices which includes three terminal gas discharge tubes, thyristor crowbar devices, and coordinating resistors. They are capable of protecting against high-speed (100 volts per microsecond) transients of up to 20,000 amps, letting only 77 volts through before clamping to 4 volts. The protector is housed in a NEMA-4X enclosure or in a compact T35 DIN-rail housing with screw-terminal input/output and ground connection through the DIN rail, simplifying connections, and facilitating good signal practices: i.e. labeling, shielding, and routing outside cables away from protected lines.

In normal operation, the protector appears as a low resistor in series with each wire, typically having no effect on operation. During a transient, the 4 signal lines and up to 2 shield lines are clamped to ground. Once the transient is over, the device self-resets, allowing normal operation to resume. The protector is suitable for use with most devices, including vibrating wire sensors, data loggers, 4-20 mA transmitters and other DC-powered sensors

QUICK SPECS

Protects against high-speed (100 volts per microsecond) transients of up to 20,000 amps.


Low resistance in dormant state.


Self-resetting for uninterrupted operation after transient has been completed.


Compatible with most devices, including vibrating wire sensors, data loggers, 4-20 mA transmitters and other DC-powered sensors.


DIN-rail or NEMA-4X enclosure.


Compact, user-friendly design.


Maximum transient current per line (1 event, 8/20µs) of 20,000 Amps.


Minimum conduction threshold voltage of 58 Volts.


Peak pass-through voltage (common or normal mode) of 77 Volts.


Maximum leakage current of 5 Microamps.


Hold current of 150 Milliamps.

APPLICATIONS

Diverts transient electrical fields in wiring to ground; increasing installed system reliability.

BENEFITS

Increase Productivity


Immediate Delivery


High Accuracy


High Reliability


Upgradeable


Customization Options

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RST Instruments Ltd.

11545 Kingston Street
Maple Ridge, BC
Canada V2X 0Z5

604-540-1100

1-800-665-5599

Fax: 604-540-1005

info@rstinstruments.com

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CONTACT US

RST Instruments Ltd.

11545 Kingston Street
Maple Ridge, BC
Canada V2X 0Z5

604-540-1100

1-800-665-5599

Fax: 604-540-1005

info@rstinstruments.com



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