New Residual-Current Circuit-Breaker from Eaton for the North American Market – Particularly Suitable for Export-Oriented Machine Manufacturers
Bonn . . . The Power Distribution Components Division of Eaton's Electrical Sector is extending the range of residual-current circuit-breakers, combined RCD/MCB devices and miniature circuit-breakers for the growing machine building market.
Eaton is now taking an international approach with its residual-current devices, in addition to its already considerably expanded FAZ miniature circuit-breaker series. This series stands out for machine builders on account of its quality, and offers maximum safety for persons, installations and particularly for highly sensitive systems. This top quality, efficient series will be available to customers under the name xEffect.
ResidualCurrent CircuitBreaker with UL and IEC Approval for Worldwide Use
For the first time, Eaton is introducing a residualcurrent circuitbreaker with UL approval as well as IEC approval and is thus able to now serve the North American market. The new residualcurrent circuit-breaker also complies with the Canadian CSA standard.
The wide range from 16 to 63 A, in both 30 and 300 milliampere versions, is short-time delayed and pulse current sensitive, whilst the trip indication serves to provide simple identification of the cause of the trip.
A circuit-breaker for all world regions: The compliance with all international standards (IEC61008 and UL1053) means that the residualcurrent circuit-breaker is ideal for machine building OEMs with considerable export activities.
Eaton's electrical business is a global leader in power distribution, power quality, control and automation, power monitoring, and energy management products and services. Eaton is positioned, through its Cutler-Hammer®, Moeller®, Powerware®, Holec®, MEM® and Santak® global electrical product series, to answer today's most critical electrical power management challenges.
Eaton Corporation is a diversified power management company with more than 100 years of experience providing energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power. With 2011 sales of $16.0 billion, Eaton is a global technology leader in electrical components, systems and services for power quality, distribution and control; hydraulics components, systems and services for industrial and mobile equipment; aerospace fuel, hydraulics and pneumatic systems for commercial and military use; and truck and automotive drivetrain and powertrain systems for performance, fuel economy and safety. Eaton has approximately 73,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries.
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