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C62.42-2005 - IEEE Guide for the Application of Component Surge-Protective Devices for Use in Low-Voltage [Equal to or Less than 1000 V (ac) Or 1200 V (dc)] Circuits

Description: Assistance in selecting the most appropriate type of low-voltage component surge-protective device (gas tube, air gap, metal-oxide varistor, or avalanche junction semiconductor) for a particular application is provided. Evaluation of the characteristics of each device to meet specific service requirements is also given.
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