Eaton Launches Industry’s Most Compact UL Listed Fused Disconnect Switch to Support High Power Density Data Centers, Simplify Code Compliance

Date: July 16, 2015

ST. LOUIS, MO — Power management company Eaton today announced a game-changing fused disconnect switch designed to help data centers achieve critical reliability and support advanced power distribution architecture. The new Bussmann® series Low Profile Compact Circuit Protector (CCPLP) is the industry’s most compact Underwriters Laboratories (UL®) 98 Listed fused disconnect switch.

“Eaton’s fusible circuit protection solutions are engineered to support higher energy efficiency and greater power density data center designs, while helping meet code compliance with respect to interrupting rating and safe work practices,” said Nick Stone, Eaton’s Bussmann Division. “The new CCPLP provides expansive features in the industry’s smallest fusible switch footprint to benefit designers, maintainers and owners of modern mission-critical environments by enhancing efficiency, reliability and safety.”

Designed to streamline panel installation and simplify selective coordination requirements in mission-critical environments, the new Bussmann series CCPLP accepts branch circuit rated fuses that are current limiting and up to a 200 kiloampere (kA) interrupting rating. All configurations are designed for use in global applications and offer alternating current voltage ratings up to 600 volts.

To support application flexibility, mounting and panel layout dimensions match common low-profile circuit breakers, providing an easy, alternative fused circuit protection solution. Additionally, all versions are disconnect rated to provide means for load isolation while Class CC, 20 ampere (A) Class G, and IEC 10x38 versions are suitable for both branch circuit disconnect and branch circuit protection.

To enhance safety, the fused disconnect switches are IP20 rated and meet International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) finger-safe requirements for panel mount installations. Further, a built-in switch handle interlocks the fuse access to help prevent removing the fuse under load, and the use of a pin-out device provides a lockout/tagout means for enhanced safety.

The CCPLP fused disconnect switch is available in one-, two- and three-pole configurations for Class CC, 20A Class G, midget and IEC 10x38 fuses. For more information about the new Bussmann series Low Profile Compact Circuit Protector and other fusible circuit protection solutions for data center environments visit www.cooperbussmann.com/ccplp.

Eaton develops and manufactures Bussmann series fusible circuit protection, power management and electrical safety products designed to provide innovative overcurrent and overvoltage solutions. These products serve customers in the industrial, commercial, alternative energy and other markets, and in other mission-critical applications.

Eaton’s electrical business is a global leader with expertise in power distribution and circuit protection; backup power protection; control and automation; lighting and security; structural solutions and wiring devices; solutions for harsh and hazardous environments; and engineering services. Eaton is positioned through its global solutions to answer today’s most critical electrical power management challenges.

Eaton is a power management company with 2014 sales of $22.6 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 102,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.

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