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The Importance of Industrial Surge Protection
The replacement of mechanical subsystems in industrial applications with electronics has greatly increased the demand for surge protection engineered to this specific environment. Not only is the potential for damage from a surge event increased, but the value of sensitive electronics deployed in industrial applications means that surge protection should be a key priority.... Read more
Lightning Safety Reminders
Transtector, PolyPhaser, and our customers deal with lightning and surge protection in our jobs every day, focusing on protecting network equipment. In the lightning season, however, a reminder about personal safety never hurts.... Read more
UL 1449 SPD Testing Terminology Explained
UL 1449 is the Underwriters Laboratories Safety Standard for Surge Protective Devices (SPD). Surges are rapid increases in voltage and current that can occur on AC or DC power circuits that can damage equipment attached to these circuits. An example of a surge would be a lightning strike on or near exposed power lines. The strike can induce voltages on the power line that can exceed a million volt.
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Data Drives Continuing Growth of Mobile Networks, and Need for Protection and Reliability
Cisco recently unveiled global mobile data statistics and projections for the next four years, and the numbers reveal what we all know—data usage continues to grow significantly, emphasizing the absolute necessity of reliable networks.... Read more
GPS and Gas Tubes
Global positioning systems are an important part of any RF network. GPS provides timing information that is critical in keeping RF networks synchronized. It is important that GPS receivers be protected from lightning strikes with RF lightning arrestors. ... Read more
The SC-MM08 Line of Cabinets Make it Easy to Comply

One of the main issues confronting a small cell deployment is getting permits for the build and having them approved once the build is completed. Once a site has been identified, the permitting process begins. One of the main hurdles for approval of a permit is approval of the BOM that will be used at a small cell site. Electrical safety is a major concern of municipalities. Having a cabinet that is UL 67 Listed will address these safety concerns. This will facilitate in the approval of site permits as well as having them signed off during final site inspection.

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