Mersen launches a new and complete line of IEC Surge Protective Dev

Mersen positioned as unique global expert in power quality

Surge-Trap® IEC SPDs STM T1 (data sheet in Files section)

Surge-Trap® IEC SPDs STL T23 for outdoor LED lighting (data sheet in Files section)

Surge-Trap® IEC SPDs STP T2 for solar PV (data sheet in Files section)

Mersen has acquired recently a majority stake in Cirprotec specializing in lightning and surge protection and based in Barcelona.

Through this alliance, Mersen Electrical Power has grown to reach an outstanding position of unique global expert in power quality with:


- a world-class surge test platform with laboratories holding accreditations for both IEC/EN 61643 (Barcelona -Spain) and UL 1449 3d Edition (Newburyport - USA)

- a global manufacturing footprint of a comprehensive range of solutions covering both IEC and UL markets

- a unique expertise in the combination of SPD and fuse technology, one of the key topics in the SPD industry


Miquel Bosch, IEC SPDs Marketing Manager states: “Surge-Trap® stands for the product brand name for our IEC SPDs. Mersen IEC Surge-Trap® SPDs line comprises a wide range of devices (Type 1, Type 1+2, Type 2, Type 2+3) with a deep offering of specific product items in terms of nominal voltages (12V, 24V, 48V, 60V,120/208V, 230/400V, 277/480V, 400/690V and above) and grounding arrangement and network configuration (TNS, TT, TNC, IT). Special distinctive features are available for these Surge-Trap® lines such as: “no back-up fuse” requirement for PV SPDs, EMI filtering capability, widest range of outdoor LED lighting SPDs, reversibility of the chassis of pluggable devices, space saving SPDs (2-poles-in-1-module), PV solutions up to 1500Vdc, compatibility with PLC power line communications and smart metering leakage current free applications, etc. “.

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