Type 2 Surge Arrester – ‘U’ Connection

Type 2 Surge Arrester – ‘U’ Connection

SKU: KKM-SLP-PVxxx Category:
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Product Information:

Surge arresters for use in photovoltaic systems with ‘U’ connection. Protects both poles.

Features:

  • Pluggable module
  • Visual fault signalling
  • Module locking
  • Remote fault signalling

Benefits: Ideal for use with photovoltaic systems where the separating spark-over distance is without a Lightning Protection system.

Standards: BS:EN 62305 (Lightning Protection) and EN 61643-11 (Surge Protection Devices).

Application: Use on Photovoltaic Systems up to 170 volts and 510 volts.

More Information:

Photovoltaic (PV) arrays and their associated equipment are expensive assets to purchase and so the need to protect them from the effects of lightning is of paramount importance.

Kingsmill has a range of Earthing, Structural Lightning Protection and Surge Protection products that can be used to provide protection against both the direct and indirect effects of lightning. Products relating to Earthing and Structural Lightning Protection are dealt with in their respective sections.

Electrical Specification:

ORDER NUMBER
KKM-SLP-PV170 V/U S
KM-SLP-PV500 V/U S
Type of SPD
PVT2
Maximum Operating Voltage Mode 1/2 l-ConnectionUcpv
340V DC
1020V DC
Maximum Operating Voltage Mode 1/3, 2/3Ucpv
170V DC
510V DC
Nominal Discharge Current (8/20μs)In
15kA
15kA
Maximum Discharge Current (8/20μs)Imax
40kA
40kA
Voltage Protection Level Mode 1/2Up
1.2kV
4kV
Voltage Protection Level Mode 1/3, 2/3Up
0.6kV
2kV
Short-Circuit Current RatingISCPV
1000A DC
1000A DC
Response Timeta
25ns
25ns
Cross-Section of Connected Conductors Solid (min - max)
1mm² - 35mm²
Cross-Section of Connected Conductors Stranded (min - max)
1mm² - 25mm²
Fault Indication
Red Indication Field
Remote Indication
Potential-Free Change-Over Contact
Remote Indication Contacts
250V/0.5A AC, 250V/0.1A DC
Cross-Section of Remote Indication Conductors
1.5mm²
Degree of Protection
IP20
Range of Operating Temperatures (min - max)
-40°C - +80°C
Mounting
DIN Rail 35mm
According to Standard
EN 50539-11:2013
ETIM Class
EC000941
Weight
230g (nett), 260g (gross)
250g (nett), 280g (gross)

Spare Modules:

Replace when fault indication indicator turns from green to red

DESCRIPTION
ORDER NUMBER
Spare Module (170V DC)
KM-SLP-PV170U V/0
Spare Module (510V DC)
KM-SLP-PV500U V/0

Wiring Diagrams for Type 2 Surge Arrester ‘U’ Connection: