contact protection

contact protection

[′kän‚takt prə′tek·shən]
(electricity)
Any method for suppressing the surge which results when an inductive circuit is suddenly interrupted; the break would otherwise produce arcing at the contacts, leading to their deterioration.
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Also available for purchase are Bicycle Liability coverage to cover injuries or property damage caused by the insured cyclist; Medical Payments to cover medical costs of the policyholder associated with a loss and Vehicle Contact Protection to provide an additional source of recovery for the insured cyclist if he/she is struck by a vehicle without adequate insurance.
The outer protective cover doubles as contact protection and mounting aid during installation.
They give your hands quick contact protection, keeping you hands from sticking to the metal in freezing conditions while allowing you to get things done.
The CM1209 family is the industry's first low-capacitance ESD protection device to provide up to 15KV ESD contact protection, per the IEC61000-4-2 specification.
It also provides 12 kV ESD contact protection, per the 1EC61000-4-2 standard, protecting the system from damaging electrostatic discharge that occurs when consumers are plugging in cables and touching exposed ports.
The sealed switches are designed to provide contact protection in applications such as off-shore platforms, off-road equipment, outdoor plants and mills, and equipment that is washed down or is subject to frequent changes in temperature.
Optional coverage includes: Liability coverage to cover the rider in case of injuries or property damage caused by the insured cyclist; Medical Payments to cover medical costs of the policyholder associated with a cycling accident; and Vehicle Contact Protection for medical costs associated with accidents caused by an automobile.
The recessed contacts protect signal lines from ESD, support mating alignment and provide added contact protection during handling.