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VAL-MS BE-AR Surge Protection Device

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Phoenix Contact VAL-MS BE-AR 

Surge Protection Devices

Phoenix Contact VAL-MS BE-AR Surge Protection Device (SPD) modules provide reliable, touch-safe surge protection and termination specifically for railroad control and signal systems. The BE-AR line combines advanced connection and hybrid surge protection technologies, reducing the cost of labor and unnecessary replacement parts for wayside track equipment and improving track uptime. Compliant with AREMA C&S recommended practices, the BE-AR line of products provides significant advantages over existing American Association of Railroad (AAR) connection and protection practices in one easy-to-install solution. The BE-AR devices are four times faster to install and maintain than traditional AAR ice-cube-style SPDs.

Features
  • Simple, tool-free disconnect for field testing
  • Remote monitoring capabilities
  • Improved surge protection levels
  • Visual status indication
  • Hot-swappable, tool-free replacement of surge plugs
  • Touch-safe interaction
  • No loose hardware
  • Compliant with AREMA C&S manual and other applicable standards
Specifications
  • Operating frequency: 50 - 60Hz
  • Current rating, protection circuit: 80A AC/DC
  • Current rating, function monitor: 
  •      Typical 5mA @ 5V minimum
  • Current rating, function monitor: Maximum 1.5mA
  • Voltage rating, protection circuit: 240V AC/DC
  • Voltage rating, function monitor: 250V AC/30V DC

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