C62.36-1991 - IEEE Standard Test Methods for Surge Protectors Used in Low-Voltage Data, Communications, and Signaling Circuits
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Superseded by C62.36-1994. Methods for testing and measuring the characteristics of surge protectors used in low voltage data, communications, and signaling circuits with voltages less than or equal to 1000 V rms or 1200 V dc are established. The surge protectors are designed to limit voltage surges, current surges, or both. The surge protectors covered are multiple-component series or parallel combinations of linear or nonlinear elements. Tests are included for characterizing standby performance, surge-limiting capabilities, and surge lifetime. Packaged single gas-tube, air-gap, varistor, or avalanche junction surge-protective devices are not covered, nor are test methods for low-voltage power circuit applications.
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