New Mounting Options for High Performance ASO Solar Fuse

The ASO fuse is rated from 1-30A at 1000 VDC with a breaking capacity of 20kA. It is UL listed and VDE approved according to the latest gPV requirements for the protection of photovoltaic systems, according to IEC 60269-6 and UL 2579.

SANTA ROSA, California, September 26, 2011 – Schurter is pleased to announce an expanded range of mounting options for its ASO solar fuse. Equipped with PCB terminals or bolt-mount tabs, the ASO can be mounted directly to the PCB to save board space and overall cost of assembly for combiner boxes. The new mounting solutions are offered in addition to Schurter's DIN-Rail touch-safe fuseholder and conventional PCB fuse clips, providing a wide range of mounting options for string and other PV system protection.


The ASO fuse is rated from 1-30A at 1000 VDC with a breaking capacity of 20kA. It is UL listed and VDE approved according to the latest gPV requirements for the protection of photovoltaic systems, according to IEC 60269-6 and UL 2579.

See detailed specifications on the fuse and fuseholders at www.schurterinc.com/new_fuses. For sales and product information, contact Cora Umlauf at 800 848-2600 or info@schurterinc.com.

About Schurter Inc.

The Schurter Group was founded in Switzerland in 1933. With its more than 75 years in business, Schurter continues to be a progressive innovator and manufacturer of Fuses and Varistors, Circuit Breakers, Power Entry Modules & Connectors, Input Systems, EMC Products, as well as providing manufacturing services for the electronic and electrical industries worldwide. Schurter's product innovation focuses on safe supply of power and making the interface between human and machine easier. Schurter's market focus is in the area of IT / Telecom, Medical, Space and Renewable Energy. Schurter, Inc. Santa Rosa, California, is the exclusive North American sales and distribution office for the Schurter Group.

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