Carling Technologies – PC-SERIES GFCI / ELCI CIRCUIT BREAKER

The PC-Series, AC Residual Current Circuit Breaker with Overcurrent Protection (RCBO), combines the ground fault protection of a GFCI with the familiar overcurrent tripping characteristics of a normal circuit breaker. It detects lower level ground faults that do not trip ordinary circuit breakers, but could lead to shock hazards and fires in installations near water. Innovative features include status LED indicators distinguishing if a breaker is closed with line voltage present, or has opened due to leakage current, or has opened due to over current, or is closed with no line voltage present. It also offers an optional Hot/Neutral reversal detection and protection.

Product Highlights

  • Meets latest UL 943 standards
  • GFCI Self-test auto-monitoring & end-of-life indication
  • Integrated push-to-reset button
  • Overload, short circuit and ground fault protection in a single package
  • Status LED indicators
  • Single circuit solution for AC branch ground fault protection
  • Optional panel seal

Typical Applications

  • Generators
  • Water Heaters
  • Battery Chargers
  • Marine
  • AC main ground fault protection for a boat's entire AC electrical system

Carling Technologies TB-Series Tandem-Pole

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The TB-Series is a space saving, tandem pole circuit breaker specifically designed to fit a two pole breaker into a one rack unit, making it ideal for datacom and PDU applications.

The TB-Series is designed with a common trip linkage ensuring if one pole trips, the tandem pole simultaneously trips. It also features a trip-free mechanism, a safety feature making it impossible to manually hold the contacts closed during overcurrent or fault conditions. TB-Series options include available handle guard to prevent inadvertent actuation and an auxiliary switch.

2 poles; ratings from 0.10 to 20 amps, up to 120/240VAC; UL 489 Listed, TUV, IEC/EN 60947-2.

Product Highlights

  • Fits in 1RU
  • 2 Pole Protection in a 1 Pole Package
  • Common Trip Included
  • Optional Auxiliary Switch

Typical Applications

  • Datacom
  • Power Distribution Units

Carling Technologies – OEM Product Release: BD-Series Battery Disconnect Switch

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Carling Technologies BD-Series battery disconnect switch is designed to minimize battery drain, ensure maintenance personnel safety, and when used in conjunction with a padlock, provide vehicle theft protection.

PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS

  • 100-250 Amps
  • 12VDC/24VDC
  • IP67 Sealing Protection
  • Lock Compatible

TYPICAL APPLICATIONS

  • On/Off-Highway Equipment
  • Military
  • Marine

Carling Technologies: ST-Series Sealed Toggle Switch

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Designed to comply with MIL-DTL-3950G requirements for environmentally sealed toggle switches, Carling Technologies ST-Series Sealed Toggle Switch features innovative design and performance principles that are sure to withstand the most demanding applications.

The ST-Series features a toggle seal composed of dynamic silicone material that bonds to the metal toggle, pin and bushing, providing ideal sealing and protection against the environment, vibration and shock, while withstanding extreme temperature variations. It also utilizes up to three terminal seals per pole and an optional o-ring assures additional under panel sealing protection. All silicone seals on the ST-Series comply with A-A-59588 for silicone rubber performance specifications and, together, these features meet the international IEC 60529 standard for sealing performance to an IP68 level.

PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS

  • Designed to comply with MIL-DTL-3950G requirements
  • IEC 60529 IP68 sealing performance
  • Toggle seal bonds to toggle, pin and bushing
  • Complies with UL 61058-1 electrical spacing requirements

TYPICAL APPLICATIONS

  • Military Equipment
  • Armored Vehicles
  • Law Enforcement Vehicles
  • Off-Highway Vehicles
  • Applications requiring stringent sealing and performance capabilities

CX-SERIES APPLICATION SOLUTION

Electric Power Grid Upgrade

Recently, an electric power company selected a 2 pole, 15 amp, UL489 listed CX-Series (CX2-B0-12-615-2DA-13G) as the hydraulic magnetic breaker to use in substation racks as an effort to improve its networking capabilities.  The goal is to create a smart grid by converting their existing remote terminal units from serial communications protocol to Internet protocol. Using this approach with an Ethernet connection allows it the flexibility to interface faster and in real time with corporate servers and thus establishing a smarter service grid.

Industry Trend

Further, "under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, the Department of Energy was charged with investing $4.5 billion to modernize the U.S. electric grid through the deployment of smart grid technologies" (Hoffman, Patricia -Assistant Secretary DOE). This creates a real opportunity for increased sales of the CX-Series circuit breaker for this type of application. Click here to download the complete American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Smart Grid Highlights.

Potential Customers

Utility companies looking to upgrade their circuit protection systems are likely to work with a distributor when purchasing products.  We suggest that our sales representatives work with our distributors to successfully pursue these possible opportunities.
Click here for a complete list of USA Electric Utility Power companies by state. For more details on individual companies, please contact Carling's marketing department at  carling.technologies@carlingtech.com 

ABOUT THE CX-SERIES

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The CX-Series circuit breaker features an innovative configuration that allows the breaker to safely handle high amperage and high DC voltage applications in a compact package. By using a magnetic flux boosting terminal configuration, a strong magnetic field is created thus motivating the arc into an enhanced arc chamber.

Permanent magnets combined with the upper and lower arc runner increase the magnetic blow out force and aid in motivating the arc off of the contacts and into the arc chamber. The arc chamber features arc splitter retainers with integrated pressurizing walls, which facilitates heat transfer from the arc providing additional cooling and quick transition into the magnetically induced splitter plates. In turn, the twelve (12) splitter plates attract, segment and cool the arc for full extinction.

PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS

  • UL 489, UL 489B Listed and UL 1077
  • TUV Certified IEC/EN 60947-2
  • Temperature stable hydraulic/magnetic overcurrent sensing technology
  • Optional relay trip circuit permitting remote operator system shut down
  • TYPICAL APPLICATIONS

  • Max rating of 600VDC
  • Perfect fit for 380VDC Applications.
  • UL 489 Listed rating for power distribution equipment utilizing high DC voltage input.
  • UL 489B Listed rating for integration into the combiner box or main disconnect of photovoltaic renewable energy systems.
  • L-Series: Sealed Rocker Switches

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    The L-Series rocker offers total design flexibility while setting new standards for performance and reliability. Its versatile design features include up to twelve terminals with an extensive range of switch and lamp circuit options, including LED or incandescent illumination; countless choices for ratings; and actuator styles with laser-etched legends and lenses. These single or double pole switches fit into an industry standard mounting hole of 1.734 x .867 (44.0mm x 22.0mm). Additionally, an optional plug-in terminal connector enables pre-wiring of wire harness.

    PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS

    • IP67 Sealed Front Panel Components
    • 1-2 poles and Up to 12 Terminals
    • Plug-in Terminal Connector for Pre-Wiring of Wire Harness
    • Countless Circuit, Ratings & Style Options 

    TYPICAL APPLICATIONS

    • Construction Machinery
    • Agricultural Equipment
    • On-Highway Transportation Equipment
    • Marine Equipment 

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    Carling Technologies – V-Charger

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    Less Wait. More Charge.

    V-Series Dual Port USB 2.0 Charger

     

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    Carling Technologies USB V-Charger is designed to charge tablets, e-readers, mobile and gaming devices, digital cameras, as well as other compatible electronic devices.

    PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS

    • Dual USB Charging Ports
    • 3.15 Amps for Faster Charging
    • 10,000 Operating Cycles per Port
    • IP64 Sealing Protection
    • 1.45 x 0.83 in. Panel Opening
    • 12-24 V Operating Voltage
    • Protection for Internal Components

    Carling Technologies – New: V-Series Contura XIV Switch

    Features a sleek design with an intuitive feel provided by recessed ridges along with a center groove, which effectively defines the boundary between top and bottom switch functions.

    The V-Series Contura XIV snap-in rocker switches offer countless unique options including choices for ratings, circuits, colors, illuminations and legends. These single or double pole switches feature removable actuators in a choice of actuator styles and colors, and can be illuminated with either square or bar shaped lenses. Actuators may be purchased and stocked separately. An optional plug-in terminal connector enables pre-wiring of harnesses.

    The Contura switches, with sealed option, are certified to IP66 and IP68 for front panel components, signifying complete protection against dust, prolonged spray, submersion under pressure and are recognized to UL1500 - Ignition Protection for Marine Products. These switches are vibration, shock, thermoshock, moisture and salt spray resistant with temperature ratings ranging from -40°C to +85°C.

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    V-Series – Contura Rotary Switches

    Contura Rotary Switches Features a unique and innovative arc-quenching configuration that allows the breaker to safely handle high amperage and high DC voltage applications in a compact package. Read more...

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    V-Series – Contura Sealed Rocker Switches

    The V-Series Contura II & III snap-in rocker switches offer countless unique options including choices for ratings, circuits, colors, illuminations and symbols. These single or double pole switches feature removable actuators in a choice of actuator styles and colors, and can be illuminated with either square or bar shaped lenses. Actuators may be purchased and stocked separately. An optional plug-in terminal connector enables pre-wiring of wire harness. Read more...

    Watch this video to learn more about V-Series' unique features.

    W-Series – Fully Submersible Rocker Switches

    Carling Technologies set the standard for performance and aesthetics with the widely successful, often imitated but never duplicated, V-Series rocker switches. Building further upon that platform, Carling has once again raised the bar with the fully sealed W-Series. The W-Series’ traditional appearance features complete IP68 protection, even below the panel, where the critical connection is made from your wiring harness. When used in conjunction with the integrated connector, the totally submersible W-Series provides a seal for up to ten individual wires, assuring compatibility with even the most complex circuitry. Read more...

    Controls – On/Off-Highway Switches & Control Modules

    With years of design and manufacturing experience, Carling Technologies is the market leader in transportation application switches & control modules providing solutions to most all major OEMs. Carling's switches are widely used and the most recognizable switch brand in the industry with unmatched quality and aesthetics. By drawing upon over 90 years of design experience, Carling Technologies is also able to provide custom product solutions such as operator control modules and custom electronic controls, that are sure to meet the most stringent design requirements. Read more...

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