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IEEE Std C62.42.0-2016 - IEEE Guide for the Application of Surge-Protective Components in Surge-Protective Devices and Equipment Ports--Overview

Description: Surge-protective components (SPCs) used in power and telecom surge-protective devices (SPDs) and equipment ports are covered in the C62.42 guide series. This Overview part covers protective functions, both non-linear and linear; component technologies and characteristics; common circuit designs used in SPDs and equipment ports; and information on the impulse (surge) generators used to test SPCs. Additional parts of C62.42 on specific SPC technologies provide details on component construction, characteristics and ratings, and application examples.
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