Products, Materials + Tools | Aug 08, 2012

Thomas Research Products BSP3 Series Surge Protector Models Are Recognized to UL1449

Thomas Research Products has announced that a number of their BSP3 series Surge Protector models are now recognized to the UL1449 standard. Luminaire manufacturers can offer a new level of assurance with the safety they provide. TRP is a leading manufacturer of SSL power solutions.

Thomas Research Products worked with UL to clarify the most appropriate utilization of the company's cost-effective BSP3 series Surge Protectors. As a result, a number of models are now recognized to the stringent UL1449 standard for Surge Protective Devices.

Standard BSP3 devices, which provide protection from surge currents up to 10,000 Amps, include the BSP3-277, BSP3-347, BSP3-480. LC series devices, providing the same protection with a smaller case profile, include the BSP3-347 (LC) and the BSP3-480 (LC). The higher rated BSP3-20K series devices, which provide protection up to 20,000 Amps, include the BSP3-277-20K and the BSP3-480-20K.

BSP3 Surge Protectors are utilized primarily in conjunction with LED drivers, to provide protection against dangerous powerline disturbances in industrial and commercial outdoor applications. They also protect electronic FL and HID ballasts, and induction lighting ballasts. All BSP3 series devices are UL Recognized Components for the United States and Canada under UL935 and UL1029. Flame-proof plastic enclosures on all models provide 85°C surface temperature rating. IP65 rated.

TRP's Surge Protectors are particularly useful in avoiding costly problems in 24/7 outdoor applications, including street lighting, big-box retail, warehouses, parking garages, and transportation facilities. For OEM customers, TRP has 3D models of their Surge Protectors available at www.trpssl.com. Many of these items are available for immediate purchase from stocking distributor Digi-Key.

About Thomas Research Products:

Founded in 1997, Thomas Research Products designs, manufactures and supplies advanced drivers and power solutions for solid state lighting. TRP also manufactures energy-saving electronic controls, surge protectors, switches and relays for commercial HID and fluorescent lighting in indoor and outdoor applications. The company is headquartered in Huntley, IL.

FEATURED

LUXTECH Introduces ONECUT: 47” LED Module Cuttable Every ½”

LUXTECH Introduces ONECUT: 47” LED Module Cuttable Every ½” ONECUT is LUXTECH’s most versatile linear/rigid LED module to date; cuttable every ½” between every LED without sacrificing uniformity or performance which means it’s the only linear SKU you’ll need. Standard with poke-in connectors, screw mounting holes, and intermittent solder pads make for ... Read more »

EDITORIAL

Blue High-Power Laser Diodes from Osram for Show, Point and Line Lasers

Blue High-Power Laser Diodes from Osram for Show, Point and Line Lasers Multi Mode in the InGaN portfolio: The blue multi-mode laser diodes PLPT5 447KA and 450KA from Osram Opto Se- miconductors are available as 1.6 and 2.2 Watt versions with a wavelength of 447 nm. The indium-gallium-nitride diodes are edge emitters, which are built into a hermetically sealed TO ... Read more »

EDITORIAL

UV-C Disinfection Technologies Must be Integrated in EU Renovation Plans

UV-C Disinfection Technologies Must be Integrated in EU Renovation Plans LightingEurope launches an UV-C expert group that promotes the benefits of UV-C disinfection technologies and stimulates market demand and fair market access in Europe. The technology has been proven to deactivate, without exception, all viruses against which it has been tested. LightingEurope is ... Read more »

EDITORIAL

Broadband Neutral White LEDs Including Effective UV Component Modelled on the Sun for Rapid Plant Growth

Broadband Neutral White LEDs Including Effective UV Component Modelled on the Sun for Rapid Plant Growth With the plant LEDs GW3535U and GW1919U (COB) euroLighting offers new broadband LEDs with a special spectrum for stimulating plant growth (horticulture lighting). The advantage: the LEDs are not restricted to a specific plant species or growth phase, but can be used universally. Ready-to-use lamps ... Read more »