Acti 9 iPF K & iPRD Type 2 Surge Protection Devices protect the electrical equipments against the indirect lightning strikes.
The use of Type 2 Surge Arresters is recommended in the case of non-critical power installations.
They are tested and rated according to the standardised current wave of 8/20 µs.
Withdrawable cartridges of Acti9 iPRD Surge arresters allow quick replacement of damaged devices.
It is possible to use multipolar or unipolar products for serial assembly.
The Acti9 iPRD surge arresters "r" version have dry contacts for transfering remotely the end-of-life information.
The Acti9 iPRD8 Type 3 is placed in cascade near the loads to be protected.
They should be installed in the secondary panel board, as soon as the distance from the incoming surge arrester is more than 10 meters, to ensure secondary protection.
Improved continuity of service and safety of your equipments thanks to:
- Class 2 insulation: continuous safety for operators and unqualified personnel
- VISI-TRIP™: quickly detects the defects of protection against the surges and reduces intervention time
- Certified back-up protection coordination with disconnecting circuit-breakers
- The robustness of the connections
- Remote monitoring of protection device state (option)
Acti 9 iPF K & iPRD Type 2 Surge Protection Devices protect the electrical installations in all industrial and tertiary buildings against induced or conducted surges caused by indirect lightning strikes.
These Type 2 Surge Protection Devices can be used also for the protection of residential installations:
- In every new house without a lightning rod (primary protection) it is now mandatory to install in the electrical switchboard a Type 2 Surge Protection Device to reach the IEC 61643-11: 2011 standard
- In a building with a height greater than 10 meters, with several dwellings, if a Type 1 surge arrester is installed in the main electrical switchboard, a Type 2 surge arrester must also be installed at the head of each divisional switchboards in order to distribute the constraints
- This complementarity of the protections is mandatory to meet the IEC 61643-11:2011 standard.