dead-front

dead-front

Descriptive of a piece of electric equipment so constructed that there are no parts which can be touched from the front of the assembly that are at a voltage different from that of the earth.
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As sealed, dead-front, microprocessor-based relay-controlled, liquid or gas-insulated vacuum switchgear, the Trayer units are designed to replace live-front, air-insulated, fused-fault interrupters, which require significantly more maintenance.
Meltric Decontactor switch-rated plugs and receptacles eliminate arc flash risks with a genuine dead-front design.
It features a built-in digital communicator and an integrated dead-front cabinet.
Mechanical content such as CD players are targeted for elimination from the car, while new interfaces such as haptic touch panels and dead-front displays are in development.
According to Mark Jarman, product marketing manager at Thomas & Betts Industrial-OEM Division, "The new direct screw contact option provides the same finger-safe, dead-front external design as the rest of our Eurostyle product line, at a lower cost that should meet the pricing requirements for high-volume commercial or appliance applications.