Eaton’s New Bussmann Series Fuse Holder Enhances Safety in High-Voltage Solar Installations

Date: June 1, 2017

ST. LOUIS, MO — Power management company Eaton today introduced new Bussmann series DIN-Rail fuse holder specifically designed for 1500-volt (v) photovoltaic (PV) systems. The unique design of the CHPV15L85 fuse holder covers live parts when in the extracted position, offering a high degree of worker safety by preventing accidental contact during fuse replacement.

“Eaton delivers a wide range of overcurrent protective devices for solar applications that protect the valuable balance of system equipment, support uptime and keep personnel safe,” said Kristine Stoll, product line manager at Eaton. “Our latest fuse holder addition strengthens this portfolio by helping to prevent accidental contact with live components in high-voltage solar environments.”

Eaton’s IP20 finger-safe CHPV15L85 fuse holders meet global agency standards to simplify designs for worldwide markets, and are engineered for use with 10x85 and 14x85 millimeter cylindrical gPV fuses. The fuse holder is UL® and International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) rated up to 32 amps.

To learn more about Eaton’s Bussmann series CHPV15L85 fuse holders, please visit www.eaton.com/bussmannseries.

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

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 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit Eaton.com.

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