New Guide Available for Evaluating Surge Protective Devices

New Guide Available for Evaluating Surge Protective Devices

This piece was originally published in the July/August 2019 issue of electroindustry.

Ann Brandstadter Manager, Standards Publications and Marketing, NEMA

NEMA SPD 1.1-2019 Part 1—Surge Protective Device Specification Guide for Low Voltage Power Distribution Systems is the first in a new series intended to guide the evaluation, specification, and use of surge protective devices (SPD) deployed in low-voltage power distribution system applications. It includes SPD ratings, a specification checklist, and information on surge current ratings, modes of protection, and general grounding practices.

NEMA SPD 1.1-2019 is available for $64 in hard copy and electronic download.

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