Compact DIN-Rail Filter

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Santa Rosa, California, March 28, 2018 – SCHURTER’s new FPBB RAIL is an extraordinary slim double-stage, single-phase filter, measuring only 25 mm in width. The attractive space-saving design integrates an optional fuseholder or circuit breaker. Additionally, an overvoltage varistor is available in all three variations. FPBB RAIL: three functions in one ultra-slim housing.

Space can be a scarce commodity on a panel, particularly panel designs in control cabinets for industrial machinery. Densely populated interference generating components, such as switching power supplies or inverters, can further complicate design as high performance filters are required to reach CE conformity. These filters can be large and can occupy premium space on the DIN-Rail. SCHURTER provides a solution with the FPBB RAIL. The new two-stage filter offers a very high EMI attenuation in an ultra-slim, space-saving housing.

Typical areas of application for the FPBB RAIL are industrial or machine controls, where downsizing and possible relocation of the control cabinet to a more accessible area can be realized. A backplane screw mount version is also available for further flexibility in design. The powerful, slim filters are also ideal for medical equipment according to IEC / UL 60601-1 and ICT equipment according to IEC / UL 60950, offering low leakage or standard current options. Further features include cage clamp terminals for particularly efficient, fast wiring.

The FPBB RAIL is designed for currents from 1 A to 16 A with a maximum of 125 / 250 VAC and 250 VDC according to IEC and UL / CSA standards. The series is ENEC and cURus approved. The filter version can be used over a wide temperature range from -40 °C to 100 °C. Versions with fuseholder and overvoltage protection operate over a temperature range of -40 °C to 85 °C, while those with a circuit breaker are rated for a range of -5 °C to 60 °C.

Pricing for the FPBB RAIL is about $16.47 each per 100 pieces. Packaging is 20 pieces per box. Datasheet link for the FPBB RAIL.

About SCHURTER Inc.

SCHURTER is a progressive innovator and manufacturer of electronic and electrical components to industries worldwide. The Components Division is comprised of units: Circuit Protection, Connectors, Switches, and EMC Products, including measurement services as well as the Solutions unit, which offers customers a total interdisciplinary package. Division Input Systems provides leading touch solutions for human machine interface. The two divisions focus on providing clean and safe supply of power and making equipment easier to use. These core competencies bring a high degree of innovation to SCHURTER’s main markets Medical, Automotive, Energy, Data Communications, Avionics and Space, as well as the broader Industrial market.

SCHURTER meets its customers’ highest demands through certified quality, environmental and safety management systems, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, using highly developed Six Sigma processes. Processes certified according to the Automotive Standard IATF 16949: 2016 assure AEC-Q200 qualified protection devices, while processes certified to the most demanding of standards by the European Space Agency, ESA, are also in place to assure ESCC QPL listed for use in space flight applications. Additionally, SCHURTER components are suited for use in equipment according to IEC / UL 60601-1 and IEC / UL 60601-1-11, which outlines additional safety measures specific to medical equipment intended for use in the home. Components are also suitable for use in Data Communications equipment according to IEC / UL 60950.

SCHURTER Inc., Santa Rosa, California is the exclusive North America sales and distribution office for the SCHURTER Group.