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 

    PRODUCT VIDEO

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    NEW PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT

    U5700 Submersible Pressure Transducer

    The UltraStable U5700 submersible pressure transducer has an IP68 rated connection and submersible polyurethane jacketed cable along with a variety of pressure port options. This latest series features high accuracy and a quick turnaround for demanding commercial, heavy industrial and liquid level applications.

    View the U5700 product content page here.

     

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    FEATURED PRODUCT

    Low Cost Industrial Accelerometer

    The Model 8711-01 sensor is an internally shielded rugged IEPE accelerometer designed for industrial condition monitoring. The accelerometer is available in ±5g to ±80g dynamic ranges and has a flat bandwidth up to greater than 10kHz. The Model 8711-01 accelerometer features a top exit MIL-C-5015 connector and is designed to operate in temperature ranges from -55°C to +125°C.

    View the Model 8711 Accelerometer product content page here.

     

    FEATURED APPLICATION

    Combination Partner Boards

    A series of Pmod-compatible development boards that highlight several of our digital component sensors has recently been developed. The first of these boards features our MS8607 pressure/humidity/temperature sensor. This sensor combines three sensing elements into a single package and gives the user a very space and power efficient solution for monitoring atmospheric conditions in applications like wearables, weather stations, medical, industrial equipment and appliances. Our development boards are designed to comply with the Digilent Pmod Interface Specification which provides an easy way to connect the sensor to a variety of engineering development systems and lab tools. The sensor and board interface is I2C compatible which makes for easy communications between the master processor and the sensor. Sample software code is available that can be downloaded and installed onto systems designed for FPGA and Linux based firmware developments.

    Pmod is a trademark of Digilent Inc.

    View the MS8607 Peripheral Module product content page here.

     

     

    FEATURED APPLICATION

    Humidity and Temperature Sensor

    The HTU21P(F) combined humidity and temperature sensor is used for OEM/industrial home appliance, medical, printer, humidifier and automotive defogging applications. The sensor is embedded in a reflow solderable Dual Flat No leads (DFN) package of 3 x 3 x 0.9mm footprint. Featuring low power requirements, the HTU21P(F) is designed for high volume and cost sensitive applications that require tight space constraints.

    Pmod is a trademark of Digilent Inc.

    View the HTU21P product content page here.

     

     

    API – Ceramic Capabilities

    Did You Know!

    API Technologies has been making ceramic capasitors in the USA since 1968?

    High-reliability ceramics, made in America

    API's ceramics are made in a 275,000 sq. ft. facility located in State College, PA

    Capacitance Range

    0pF-30uF

    Body Profiles

    Planar Tube (Solid Wall and Embedded Electrodes) SMPS Capacitors Discoidal

    Materials

    NPO, X7R, Z5U, Y5V (BX, BR, and BQ Ratings)

    Did You Know!

    API Technologies produces 20 MILLION ceramic pieces each year?

    Planar Capacitor

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    Tubular Capacitor

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    Custom Solutions

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    Discoidal Capacitor

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    SMPS Capacitor

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    For more information on API's State College facility and their ceramics capabilities, visit

    eis.apitech.com/ceramics_capabilities.asp

    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