surge protector

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surge protector

[′sərj prə‚tek·tər]
(electricity)
A device placed in an electrical circuit to prevent the passage of surges and spikes that could damage electronic equipment.

surge protector

A device that provides protection against power surges. See surge suppression. See also traffic surge protection.
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World Transient Voltage Surge Suppressor Market" is part of the Power Quality Subscription, which also includes market insights on World Static Transfer Switch Market, North American Automatic Transfer Switch Market, and North American Power Quality Equipment Monitoring and Services Market.
Its innovative device "Phaseback" is an electromagnetic transient voltage surge suppressor (EMTVSS) solution specifically suited for ungrounded delta systems.
In addition to Powerware, Eaton acquired Innovative Technology as a part of its 2002 acquisition of the electrical division of Delta plc, enabling it to lead in the hard-wired transient voltage surge suppressors (TVSS) market.
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In addition to UPS systems and power management software, mechanical and electrical products and services available through FSA partners include: fuel cells, microturbines, DC power solutions, environmental monitoring, diesel and natural gas generators, battery monitoring, precision air conditioning, transfer switches, Transient Voltage Surge Suppressors (TVSS), Cabling, Low Voltage Switchgear, application integration and site monitoring services.

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