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Low leakage EMC filters now available with UL approval

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Low leakage EMC filters now available with UL approval

The EMC filters in the FN 2450 range have successfully passed certification by UL (Underwriters Laboratories, USA). Now equipment intended for export to the USA can also benefit from the functional light-weight construction of the filters and from their greatly reduced leakage current compared to conventional filters.

FN 2450 EMC noise filters are particularly distinguished by their low leakage current of only 0.002 to 0.73 mA, depending on the version. This makes them particularly suitable for use with sensitive residual current circuit breakers for applications where protection of life and limb and/or fire prevention are of paramount concern. FN 2450 also meets the strict requirements of IEC/EN60601-1, which allows use in medical technology without reservations.

The clever combination of plastics and metal creates a housing concept that optimally takes weight and functionality into account for the FN 2450 series, in addition to electromagnetic compatibility (EMC). For example, this made it possible to integrate the connection terminals into the housing, saving space and preventing inadvertent contact with them by using a foldable cover hood.

FN 2450 filters are designed for rated currents of 6 to 20 A (up to 55°C without derating) for single phase networks ≤250 VAC. The compact filters immediately have UL approval, in addition to ENEC and CSA, and meet the requirements of the RoHS Directive.

Luterbach, August 26, 2011

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