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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A power surge risk analysis to determine if there is a need for surge protective devices is advisable for any facilities professional concerned with the issues of power influx.
More often than not the expense of surge protective devices is an afterthought to a natural or manmade environmental event.
Other research shows that surge protective devices must be carefully matched to the electrical environment in which they are to function.
Extensive variety of accessories: The UL range is completed with supplementary protection, ground fault devices, auxiliaries, busbars, surge protective devices and net analyzers.
The 450 employees working at Eatons Raleigh, Capital and Youngsville plant operations produce backup power Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS), power distribution units and surge protective devices for several applications and customers.
Surge Protective Devices for Tele-communication Equipments .