ASI announces GDT Neutral-to-Ground pluggable SPD |

ASI announces GDT Neutral-to-Ground pluggable SPD

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ASI announces GDT Neutral-to-Ground pluggable SPD

October 23, 2015 - Automation Systems Interconnect, Inc. (ASI) is pleased to announce a full complement of UL 1449 3rd Edition Recognized DIN rail mounted Pluggable Surge Protection Devices (SPD) to protect against transient overvoltages, spikes and impulses in industrial applications. Additionally, product offering includes SPD’s specific to Solar & Wind Turbines industry needs. Each year an average home is impacted by up to 2,000 of these surges. In an industrial setting these types of surges cause equipment damage, lockup and malfunction which translates into expensive downtime, repair and replacement costs.

ASI provides an affordable line of DIN rail mounted SPD’s with Gas Discharge Tube (GDT) for Neutral to Ground connections.  The unit has two parts a DIN rail mounted based and pluggable GDT module.  It comes as a single pole with a 48 Vac and MCOV of 150 Vac. These neutral to ground SPD can also be connected to 2, 3 and 4 pole SPDs that have MOV for the Line connections and the GDT for the neutral to ground connection. Each one has a unique voltage keying which assures that the correct plug is inserted into the correct base. They are UL Type 4 recognized and can be use in Type 1, 2 & 3 applications.  A remote alarm contact with visual indicator allows for easy status monitoring and quick reaction in critical situations. Factory tested for SCCR rating of 200 kA, and are KEMA Certified to IEC 61643-11 2011, Class II.