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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Compact footprint with integrated power supply and dead-front design;
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 senses when you reach for the panel and the backlight turns on automatically; otherwise it provides a 'dead-front' appearance to better display the interior design," Foselin says.
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.
This dead-front design ensures safety and prevents short-circuiting.