SCHURTER announces VDE and UL Approvals for its SMD Fuse with 1500 A Breaking Capacity
Compact, High Performance Fuse is Optimal for Intrinsically Safe Applications
SCHURTER’s Universal Modular fuse, UMT-H, offers a 1500 A breaking capacity at rated voltages of 277 VAC / 250 VDC. The compact, high performance fuse now has VDE approval in addition to UL approval. This time-lag fuse provides overcurrent and short circuit protection in various industrial control applications, including intrinsically safe applications.
The “intrinsic safety” method is one of the most common techniques used for achieving safety protection with lower voltage or power equipment. This method restricts the available electrical and thermal energy in a system so that ignition of a hazardous atmosphere (such as explosive gas, dust, or electrical arcing) cannot occur. The UMT-H’s high breaking capacity of 1500 A, plus the >10 mm spacing between end caps, combined with the ability to be impermeable to conformal coating makes the fuse suitable for use in such intrinsically safe applications.
|–||Certification according to IEC 60127-7/1, UL 248-14, CSA C22.2 no. 248.14|
|–||High breaking capacity (H) of 1500 A at rated voltage|
|–||High rated voltages up to 277 VAC / 250 VDC|
|–||19 rated currents from 160 mA to 10 A|
|–||Time-lag (T) characteristics|
|–||Optimal suited for automated assembling because of square design|
|–||Suitable for intrinsically safe applications|