Surge protection for instrumentation and control loops

Weidmüller’s wide product range for the I&C sector offers products in a 2-piece, pluggable design and modular terminals tension clamp or screw connection. These products are suitable for both binary and analogue signals. Weidmüller also offers other designs with integrated components such as gas discharge tubes or varistors. The products are tested according the valid product standard IEC/EN 61643-21. This surge protection is suited for confined spaces in industrial and process automation as well as in building automation applications and can be installed by the application standard IEC/EN 61643-22.

Your benefits at a glance

Pluggable surge protection

Pluggable surge protection

Pluggable surge protection for current loops with 0(4) – 20 mA/0 – 10 V signals and binary signals up to 60 V are plugged into the VSPC BASE socket.

Slimline in terminal design

Slimline in terminal design

Compact and space saving surge protection in terminal block design. VSSC series available with additional features like disconnection knifes for easy measurement or LEDs.

Protection for hazardous areas

Protection for hazardous areas

An extensive product range of the VSPC EX and VSSC EX series complete the surge protection which are installed in intrinsically safe circuits.

Our VARITETOR SERIES product range

VSPC series: pluggable protection for I&C loops

The VARITECTOR SPC features a pluggable arrester which can be easily replaced or tested without any re-wiring. The V-TEST testing device enables an easy observance of maintenance intervals. The simple snap-on VSPC BASE allows for convenient mounting while simultaneously establishing a PE contact via the mounting rail.

VSPC series: pluggable protection for I&C loops
Your benefits
  • 2-part, pluggable and modular terminals
  • VSPC R Series, are monitored by VARITECTOR CONTROL
  • Locking clip, as accessory, fixes the pluggable arrester
  • VSPC Base available in direct grounding and indirect grounding versions
  • Quick identification through color coding of the voltage level on the pluggable protection module
Handling of VARITECTOR SPC series

Handling of VARITECTOR SPC series

How to install the VSPC and the VSPC BASE

VSSC series: terminal size for protection for I&C loops

Weidmüller's broad product range for the I&C sector offers modular terminals with screw connection. These products are available in 6.2 mm and 12.4 mm width and are suitable for both binary and analogue signals.

VSSC series: terminal size for protection for I&C loops
Your benefits
  • Direct PE contact by snapping onto the mounting rail
  • Suited for confined spaces in industrial and process automation
  • Convenient connection through a clamping range of 0.5 – 6 mm² with a Torx®/slotted screw and a tightening torque of max. 0.8 Nm
  • Disconnectors allow easy separation of the signal paths. The 2.3 mm test plug from the meter can be easily inserted into the Torx®/slotted screws
  • Simple marking of the connection terminals

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Surge protection in intrinsic safe current loops: VSPC EX

Surge protection in intrinsic safe current loops: VSPC EX

Surge protection in intrinsic safe current loops: VSPC EX

Pluggable surge protection for intrinsic safe signals

MCZovp series

MCZovp series

MCZovp series

Slime line terminal with tension clamp

Surge protection in intrinsic safe current loops: VSSC EX

Surge protection in intrinsic safe current loops: VSSC EX

Surge protection in intrinsic safe current loops: VSSC EX

Surge protection for intrinsic safe signals in terminal design

Accessories

V-TEST

V-TEST

V-TEST

Easy to use test device for VSPC and VPU series

Locking clip

Locking clip

Locking clip

Fixes the VSPC plug on the base

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Simple planning through software support

Simple planning through software support

Use the Weidmüller Configurator to quickly and easily configure and request our components. The tool supports continuous engineering workflows, from planning with E-CAD systems through to documentation.

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