This document will not contain a purpose clause.This standard covers test methods and performance values of Metal-Oxide Varistor (MOV) surge protection components with the following main parameter ranges: *Packaging: leaded disc-type or surface mount *Nominal MOV voltage: 5 V to 1200 V *8/20 surge current rating: 10 A to 70 kA *8/20 clamping voltage: 10 V to 3 kV With appropriate component selection, these components could be used for the overvoltage protection of power and signal systems having: *Continuous AC voltages: 2.5 V rms to 750 V rms *Continuous DC voltages: 3.3 V to 1000 V *Peak signal feed voltages: 3.5 V to 850 V Information is given on manufacturer type testing used to determine environmental performance and rated values.
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