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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Rotating the plug allows for removal and closes a dead-front shutter on the receptacle.
Meltric Decontactor switch-rated plugs and receptacles eliminate arc flash risks with a genuine dead-front design.
Certain applications may require a custom solution: perhaps metal cladding obstructs access to bus joins or multiple connections are positioned just behind a dead-front panel of a power distribution unit or motor control centre.
It features a built-in digital communicator and an integrated dead-front cabinet.
We have the capability to assemble monolithic axles, two-piece axles, three-piece axles, dead-front axles and wheel ends, eventually.
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.
Tenders are invited for 75-kva, 4,800-volt primary, 208y/120-volt secondary, 55c rise, padmount, dead-front, compartmentalized-type, with bayonet fuses, 30 each; 150-kva, 4,800-volt primary, 208y/120-volt secondary, 55c rise, padmount, dead-front, compartmentalized-type, with bayonet fuses, 100 each.
This dead-front design ensures safety and prevents short-circuiting.
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.
Unlike conventional MCCs, Eatons patented FlashGard design enables units to be disconnected and reconnected to the vertical bus with the unit door closed; maintaining a dead-front barrier during maintenance operations helps enhance operator safety.
8 polymer distribution elbow surge arrester for installation on dead-front pad mounted transformers.