New USG Series Fuseholders Expand Mersen’s Popular, Industry-Leading UltraSafe™ Fuseholder Family
Mersen's USGCC (class CC), USGM (midget class), and USGM-HEL (photovoltaic class) UltraSafe™ Fuseholders are equipped with patented CAGE CLAMP® technology. This screw-less, spring pressure, wire termination technology has over 25 years of field experience and acceptance and can reduce wire installation time and cost by up to 75%.
Test your knowledge of semiconductor fuses with Mersen’s PIQ Quiz! There is hardly an electric-powered product that exists today that doesn’t rely on semiconductor technology. Test yourself with Mersen’s new Protection Intelligent Quotient (PIQ) Quiz and test your knowledge of semiconductors and the semiconductor fuses that protect them.
Mersen Announces USGCC (class CC), USGM (Midget Class) and USGM-HEL (Photovoltaic Class) to its Line of UltraSafe™ Fuseholders
USGCC and USGM fuseholders are equipped with patented CAGE CLAMP® technology. This screw-less, spring pressure, wire termination technology has over 25 years of field experience and acceptance and can reduce wire installation time and cost by up to 75%.
USGCC & USGM Series UltraSafe™ Fuseholders
Mersen (formerly Ferraz Shawmut) introduces USGCC & USGM series UltraSafe™ fuseholders equipped with industry proven, CAGE CLAMP® spring wire terminal technology. Mersen is the first manufacturer to offer this screw-less, spring pressure, wire termination technology into a power fuseholder. It eliminates the need for routine screw terminal torque maintenance with reliable, maintenance-free spring terminal connections.
Mersen’s HP10NH1 Photovoltaic Fuse Series
Mersen’s HP10NH1 photovoltaic fuse series was engineered and designed specifically for the protection of photovoltaic systems. Its enhanced fuse construction makes it ideal for continuous temperature and current cycling withstand adding to system longevity. The 1000VDC rated HP10NH1 allows for safe circuit interruption under typical low fault current conditions produced by PV arrays.
Mersen PSC Square Body Semiconductor Fuses ship in just 10 days!
Mersen's high-performance Protection Semiconductor (PSC) square body fuses deliver the ultimate in protection for your power conversion equipment. Over 550 PSC square body fuses in eight different body sizes (sizes 3x & 7x) ship within two weeks (some exceptions apply).
Mersen’s New Surge-Trap STT4X Type 1 SPD
With Mersen’s industry-leading, patented TPMOV® technology features a NEMA 4X enclosure and is rated for outdoor applications. Suited for system voltages from 120V to 600V AC. Has a 20kA (In) nominal discharge current and high 200kA SCCR ratings. UL 1449 third edition, ANSI/IEEE C62.41, RoHS compliant, and UL 96A lightning protection.
Mersen's New Select-A-Switch
With Mersen's Select-A-Switch® Online tool, you can quickly and accurately choose the right disconnect switch for your application. You can easily review Mersen's product data specifications by clicking on the catalog link, which will provide you with the most up-to-date technical information. Best of all, it's free!
Test your knowledge of Power Electronics Bundling with Mersen’s PIQ Quiz!
How much do you know about power converters and IGBTs? What components are key in protecting IGBTs? Test yourself with Mersen’s new Protection Intelligent Quotient (PIQ) Quiz and learn more about power electronics bundling and the most efficient ways to protect your power electronics applications.
Save Time with Select-A-SPD® Online!
With Mersen's free Select-A-SPD® Online tool, you can quickly and accurately choose the right Surge Protection Device (SPD) for your equipment. Mersen's Surge-Trap® product line offers a world class suite of surge protection devices designed to protect your facility from harmful and preventable surge damage.
Just how important is it to determine the risk of an Arc Flash Hazard?
What you don’t know about Arc Flash Hazard Protection could put you, your employees, and your company at risk. Take our new PIQ Quiz, learn more about the latest standards & how to minimize the risks of arc flash hazards.
Mersen Launches 5 New Disconnect Switches
Mersen announces five new switches to the family of fused, non-fused, and NEMA 4X rated disconnect switches. Among the new products are two new NEMA 4X enclosed switches, the EJFS303RSO (30A) and the EJFS603RSO (60A) that both feature a compact, rugged design and are 30% smaller than comparable units. Learn More.
New PIQ Quiz on Surge Protection
How much do you know about protecting your facility and equipment from surge spikes? Take Mersen’s new Protection Intelligence Quotient (PIQ) Quiz and find out. It only takes few minutes and you might win $100 gift card. Three winners are drawn every month. Visit here.
The Surge-Trap® Type 1 SPD is Ideal For NEMA-style Applications
The STT2 Type 1 SPD from Mersen has a NEMA 2 enclosure for all indoor application needs and features Mersen’s patented TPMOV® technology inside. It is UL1449 3rd edition approved, offering a fail-safe and economical solution.
Protection Intelligence Quotient (PIQ) Quiz
Mersen announces the latest Protection Intelligence Quotient (PIQ) Quiz on the new UL Standards for photovoltaic circuit protection. This is the latest quiz in an ongoing program which challenges participants to see if they’re up to speed on the best practices in electrical safety. The quiz is online here.
Surge-Trap SPD Line Expands with More UL 1449 Approved Products
Mersen introduces its new line of UL 1449 third edition approved surge protection devices (SPDs), the Surge-Trap Type 1 STX-Series. Providing overvoltage protection for all locations in the facility with the smallest footprints available, the STX series features industry leading TPMOV® technology inside.
Mersen Releases the Industry’s First UL 2579 Listed Range of Dedicated Photovoltaic Fuses
Mersen (formerly Ferraz Shawmut) offers three new UL 2579 listed Helio Protection fuse lines: HP6M, HP10M, and HP6J. Providing superior overcurrent protection at the combiner box and inverter levels, the new series covers applications from 1 to 400A, 600VDC, and 1000VDC.
New Helio Protection Photovoltaic Fuse Line by Mersen (formerly Ferraz Shawmut)
Mersen’s new photovoltaic fuse series features enhanced fuse construction for continuous temperature and current cycling withstand adding to system longevity. The line includes the HP6M 600VDC (1 – 30 amps), HP10M 1000VDC (1 -20 amps) and the HP6J 600VDC (70 – 400 amps).
The New Surge-Trap® Type 1 SPD from Ferraz Shawmut
UL 1449 Third Edition Type 1 Listed and offers fail-safe overvoltage protection. It is ideal for indoor applications and can be installed upstream or downstream of the main disconnect. Utilizing Ferraz Shawmut’s patented TPMOV technology, it doesn’t require fuses, fuse holders or wiring in meeting the UL standard.
The New Surge-Trap® Pluggable SPD from Ferraz Shawmut
UL 1449 Third Edition Approved and offers fail-safe overvoltage protection. It mounts on 35mm DIN-rail with easy to replace plugs. Utilizing Ferraz Shawmut’s patented TPMOV design, it doesn’t require fuses, fuse holders or wiring in meeting the UL standard, and offers substantial cost savings and reduced installation times.
Introducing Ferraz Shawmut’s New FSLBS Load Break Switch
The new UL 508-listed FSLBS industrial-grade load break switch provides panel builders and OEMs increased versatility and savings in making or breaking loads up to 600V and is suitable as a motor disconnect for up to 40HP. Advantages include box terminals rated for two wires, front and side operation, modular construction, and a lower price.
Up to Speed on Arc Flash Hazard Protection?
Test your Arc Flash Hazard Protect knowledge with Ferraz Shawmut's Protection Intelligence Quotient (PIQ) Quiz. Click here and you might win a $100 gas card! Explore Amp-Trap 2000® fuses proven in laboratory tests to reduce arc flash energy to very low values for arc fault currents within their current-limiting range.
Reduce Costs with Ferraz Shawmut’s New Fuse Control™ Program
Designed to help MROs get control of their plant's assets and reduce costs by pinpointing obsolete fuses, duplicate inventory and potential hazards in their circuit protection. Most facilities are able to reduce inventory by as much as 25% or more! Ask your representative about Ferraz Shawmut’s free fuse inventory audit and analysis.
Save with Ferraz Shawmut’s Surge-Trap® SPD
Offers fail-safe overvoltage protection that meets the latest UL 1449 Third Edition standard. It saves money because it doesn’t require coordinated fusing or the expense of additional fuses, fuse holders or wiring in meeting the UL standard. It also saves on space, providing all the protection needed in one compact, self sufficient design.
Get Control with Ferraz Shawmut’s Fuse Control™ Program
Ferraz Shawmut’s Fuse Control program is a powerful combination of circuit protection products and services designed to control plant inventory, operating costs, code compliance and workplace safety. Fuse Control provides the edge needed to mitigate arc flash hazards, reduce downtime associated with electrical failures, and streamline inventory by 25 percent or more.
The Panels force the protective device nearest to a fault to trip before any upstream protective device, ensuring that critical loads connected in parallel to the fault are not interrupted. The Panels have 2:1 selective coordination ratios and a higher short circuit current rating (SCCR) than that of a typical circuit breaker panel.
Ferraz Shawmut Cable Limiters
Ferraz Shawmut’s UL-listed CP Cable Limiters protect low voltage distribution networks and service entrance cables, reducing system failures and increasing reliability. For cable sizes 2AWG up to 1000kcmil, the 600VAC Cable Limiters are composed of fiberglass bodies that increase dimensional stability in harsh environments. Interrupting faults up to 200kA, they come in seven terminal variations.
Ferraz Shawmut’s UL98 Rotary Disconnect Switches
Includes pistol handles and shafts, compact fusible and non-fusible service entrance rated disconnect switches, and a rod-driven option for flange operated switches. Pistol handles offer greater aesthetics, ergonomics, functionality and a consistent look for the entire switch range. The UL98 switches serve as the main disconnects for electrical panels in service entrance rating applications.
Ferraz Shawmut A4BQ 100-600 Amp Fuses
Ferraz Shawmut newly UL-listed Amp-Trap 2000® A4BQ 100-600A Fuses suit applications needing Class L fuse dimensions with ampere ratings less than 601. Suitable for branch circuit protection; designed so a Class L fuse of any lower rating can replace a given Class L fuse.
Ferraz Shawmut’s New Surge- Trap™ SPD
Surge-Trap® SPD is a UL 1449 Third Edition approved surge protective device featuring Ferraz Shawmut's patented TPMOV® technology inside. It is a “no-fuse”surge suppressor that doesn’t require the use of additional overcurrent protection. It also offers IP-20 grade “finger-safe” protection and mounts easily on a DIN-rail to safeguard critical electrical system components from the harmful effects of transient overvoltages.
Ferraz Shawmut’s Disconnect Switches
Ferraz Shawmut’s line of low voltage disconnect switches offers a complete selection of fused and non-fused load break disconnect switches for all your applications. From enclosed switches, changeover switches, and the surge switch, to UL 98 switches and the UL 508 FSLBS switches.
New Engineered Switches from Ferraz Shawmut
Provide optimum protection for elevator circuits and building emergency systems with Ferraz Shawmut’s new line of engineered switches. While a Class J fuse block, 120VAC fusible shunt trip switch and NEMA 1 industrial enclosure come standard, a full array of configuration options allows the panel to be easily customized for specific application requirements.
Ferraz Shawmut's Finger-Safe Power Distribution Blocks Offer a Highly Innovative and Modern Design
The first product of their kind, Ferraz Shawmut's FSPDBs incorporate a highly innovative and modern design that meets the requirements of IEC 529 and provides the IP-20 grade "finger-safe" protection to end-users - fingers simply can't touch live parts.
Making Simple Switch to Class RK1 Fuse Offers Big Benefits
Can switching from one fuse class to another improve safety and lower costs? Absolutely. Upgrade from Class RK5 to a Class RK1 fuse like Ferraz Shawmut’s Amp-Trap 2000®, and you get an extremely current-limiting fuse that opens in less than one half cycle to safeguard circuits and workers from short circuits.
Ferraz Shawmut's New AC Disconnect Switches
Meet Code "line of sight" requirements with these rugged AC Disconnect Switches. Available with a built-in GFCI receptacle in fusible, non-fusible, and both pullout and switched configurations, this unique design includes a tough NEMA 3R enclosure and numerous features to simplify installation and operation.
High-Speed Class J (HSJ) Fuses from Ferraz Shawmut
Engineered specifically for the operating characteristics of electronic motor controllers, HSJ fuses combine high-speed performance (low I2t) and overload handling capabilities to provide simpler, more effective protection for soft-starters and drives. UL 248-8 Listed, the new HSJ fuses meet Code requirements for branch circuit protection.
Free Select-A-Fuse® Software from Ferraz Shawmut
Ferraz Shawmut has updated its timesaving Select-A-Fuse software, one of the company's most popular free resources. Featuring several new enhancements, including an updated and expanded cross-reference, Select-A-Fuse 3.4 makes it even easier to quickly and accurately choose the proper overcurrent protection and check coordination.
Ferraz Shawmut's Tri-onic® Class RK5 Fuses Featuring SmartSpot®
Ferraz Shawmut has made its popular Tri-onic Class RK5 fuses even better with the addition of its innovative SmartSpot technology. Now the industry's most trusted overcurrent protection for motors and transformers helps to speed fuse changeouts with the open-fuse indicator that's easy to spot - even with the power off.