IEC 61643-341:2001 

Components for low-voltage surge protective devices - Part 341: Specification for thyristor surge suppressors (TSS)


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Is a test specification standard for thyristor surge suppressor (TSS) components designed to limit overvoltages and divert surge currents by clipping and crowbarring actions. Such components are used in the construction of surge protective devices, particularly as they apply to telecommunications. This standard contains information on -terms, letter symbols, and definitions -basic functions, configurations and component structure -service conditions and fault modes -rating verification and characteristic measurement.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2001-11-23
Available language(s)English/French, Spanish
TC/SCTC 37/SC 37B - Components for low-voltage surge protectionrss
ICS31.080.10 - Diodes
Stability date  2019
File size2005 KB

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