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IEEE C62.42.0-2016

IEEE Guide for the Application of Surge-Protective Components in Surge-Protective Devices and Equipment Ports--Overview

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.

Sponsor Committee
PE/SPDLV - Surge Protective Devices/Low Voltage
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Status
Active Standard
PAR Approval
2013-03-06
Superseding
C62.42-2005
Board Approval
2016-12-07
History
Published:
2017-09-30

Working Group Details

Society
IEEE Power and Energy Society
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Sponsor Committee
PE/SPDLV - Surge Protective Devices/Low Voltage
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Working Group
LV3.6.3 - 3.6.3 LV Surge Protective Device Components Application Guide WG
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IEEE Program Manager
Christian Orlando
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Working Group Chair
Michael J Maytum

PC62.42.5

Guide for the Application of Surge-Protective Components in Surge Protective Devices and Equipment Ports - Part 5: 2-Terminal Electronic Current Limiters

The C62.42 guide series covers surge protective components used in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) surge protective devices (SPDs) and equipment ports. This part 5 is for 2-terminal electronic current limiters (ECLs) having a continuous characteristic. Items covered are: u2022tECL terms and definitions u2022tEvolution of ECL technology u2022tEssential characteristics and ratings u2022tApplications examples

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C62.42.1-2016

IEEE Guide for the Application of Surge-Protective Components in Surge Protective Devices and Equipment Ports--Part 1: Gas Discharge Tubes (GDTs)

Covered in the IEEE C62.42 guide series are surge protective components (SPCs) used in power and telecom surge protective devices (SPDs) and equipment ports. Covered in this standard on gas discharge tube (GDT) technology SPCs are the following: component construction, characteristics, ratings, and application examples. The application examples are given in two informative annexes covering: basic circuits and protection circuits specific to communications, local area networks, high frequency feeds, and industrial services.

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C62.42.2-2022

IEEE Draft Guide for the Application of Surge-Protective Components in Surge Protective Devices and Equipment Ports - Part 2 Metal-Oxide Varistors (MOVs)

The C62.42 guide series covers surge protective components (SPCs) used in power and telecom surge protective devices (SPDs) and equipment ports. This part on Metal-Oxide Varistor (MOV) technology SPCs covers: - Component construction - Characteristics - Ratings - Application examples

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C62.42.3-2017

IEEE Guide for the Application of Surge Protective Components in Surge Protective Devices and Equipment Ports -- Part 3: Silicon PN-Junction

Surge protective components (SPCs) used in power and telecom surge protective devices (SPDs) and equipment ports are covered in the IEEE C62.42™ guide series. This part, Part 3 of the series, describes silicon PN-Junction clamping diode SPCs and covers technology variants, including forward biased semiconductor diodes, Zener breakdown semiconductor diodes, avalanche breakdown semiconductor diodes, punch-through semiconductor bipolar junction transistor diodes, and fold-back semiconductor bidirectional transistor diodes, as well as component construction; characteristics; ratings; and application examples.

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C62.42.4-2020

IEEE Guide for the Application of Surge-Protective Components in Surge Protective Devices and Equipment Ports--Part 4: Thermally Activated Current Limiters

Surge protective components (SPCs) used in power and telecom surge protective devices (SPDs) and equipment ports are covered in the IEEE C62.42 guide series. Positive temperature coefficient (PTC) thermistor components are covered in this part. These SPCs are operated by self-heating and is automatically reset after the end of the overcurrent condition without the need for manual intervention. The two types of body material, polymer and ceramic, are covered in this guide. These components are referred to as follows: a) polymer positive temperature coefficient (PPTC) thermistors and b) ceramic positive temperature coefficient (CPTC) thermistors. Overview, construction, operation, production, ratings, characteristics, and application examples are topics covered in this guide.

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C62.42.6-2018

IEEE Guide for the Application of Surge-Protective Components in Surge Protective Devices and Equipment Ports--Part 6 High Frequency Signal Isolation Transformers

Surge protective components (SPCs) used in power and telecom surge protective devices (SPDs) and equipment ports are covered in the IEEE C62.42 guide series. The following are covered in this part of the series on high-frequency signal isolation-transformer technology SPCs: component construction, characteristics, and ratings.

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C62.42-1987

IEEE Guide for the Application of Gas Tube Arrester Low-Voltage Surge-Protective Devices

Superseded. Assistance in selecting the most appropriate type of low-voltage surge-protective device (either gas tube or air gap) 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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C62.42-1992

IEEE Guide for the Application of Gas Tube and Air Gap Arrester Low-Voltage (Equal to or Less than 1000 V rms or 1200 V dc) Surge Protective Devices

Superseded by IEEE Std C62.42-2005 This guide establishes test methods for the evaluation of ESD withstand capability for electronic equipment subassemblies. It includes information about test conditions, test equipment, and test procedures for ESD tests of printed circuit boards and other subassemblies.

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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

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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