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2014-08-21 12:35:20

DUBLIN, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Surge Protection Devices Market - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The concept of protecting electronic devices from power surges or spikes is known as surge protection. Surge protection devices allow multiple components to plug into a single power outlet. A power surge is a...

2014-06-20 23:01:23

Consider investing in a certified lightning protection system to reduce the risk of damage to your home or business. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 It’s summertime and as the temperature increases so do the chances for thunderstorm and lightning activity. Next week is Lightning Safety Awareness Week and the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) reminds people to take steps to prevent lightning-related damage to their homes and businesses. “Summer can be a...

2014-06-05 12:24:12

MIRAMAR, Fla., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CITEL, the leader in photovoltaic surge protective devices, is excited to announce that their 2016-ready SPD's will be featured at Intersolar North America this July. "We are excited to show the solar community our surge protective devices at Intersolar 2014," said Patrick Coyle, VP of CITEL, "Our SPD's have been specifically engineered to meet the protection needs of PV systems and ready for the UL updates in 2016." CITEL continues to lead the way...

2011-04-05 00:00:27

Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson, and the global leader in enabling Business-Critical Continuityâ“ž¢ is giving customers an inside look at its recently opened, state-of-the-art test lab in Binghamton, New York with a new video. Called Testing The Limits, this video provides viewers with a glimpse inside the lab and describes its best-in-class capabilities. Binghamton, NY (PRWEB) April 4, 2011 Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson, and the...

2010-04-07 23:01:00

SINGAPORE, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Asia Pacific transient voltage surge suppressor (TVSS) market has registered steady revenue growth, fueled by the demand from oil and gas, industrial, and commercial segments. The demand levels for power TVSS are significantly greater from the oil and gas segment as the integrity of high-end machines is crucial. The adoption of microelectronics is also fueled by the need to ensure that operations remain competitive, efficient, and cost effective....

2009-10-01 13:21:00

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Thomas & Betts is proud to announce that all Current Technology® surge protective devices have been evaluated and approved under the new UL® standards going into effect on September 29, 2009. Customers can rest assured that the surge protective devices they buy under the Current Technology brand name fully comply with the UL1449 3rd Edition standards for safety. Not every manufacturer can offer...

2009-06-29 05:00:00

First integrated device providing IEC 61000-4-5 surge protection for PoE applications saves 55 percent of space consumed by conventional protection circuitry GENEVA, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Power over Ethernet (PoE), or IEEE 802.3at, is the industry standard enabling devices such as Voice-over-IP (VoIP) phones, wireless-LAN access points, RFID tag readers, sensors, or cameras to connect into a network without also requiring a nearby wall outlet for power. This enhances convenience...

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