Simplify code compliance with the next generation of coordinated overload protection

NEWBURYPORT, MA (April, 2015) — Mersen is pleased to announce the launch of its Fused Coordination Panelboard. Selective Coordination is required in several locations as defined in the National Electrical Code (NEC) and Mersen's Fused Coordination Panelboard (FCP) can simplify the process in achieving code compliance for designers.

Mersen's Fused Coordination Panelboard (FCP) provides a simple 2:1 coordination ratio with upstream Amp-Trap 2000 fuses, eliminating the need for a costly short circuit current study. Panels are provided with a default short circuit current rating (SCCR) of 200kA and provide overcurrent protection through a combination of a circuit breaker and a fuse. Mersen's FCP is a UL67 listed panelboard that utilizes commonly available class CC and J fuses.

Combination rated circuit breaker and fuse for branch circuit protection ensures fuses will open only on short-circuits and the circuit breaker can easily be reset on common overloads. The circuit breaker is designed to operate on overloads up to 2 times their rating and the fuse over 2 times up to 200kA.

Selective coordination is now simpler, less time-consuming and less costly thanks to Mersen's Fused Coordination Panelboard (FCP). You can find additional information by visiting:
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About Mersen
Mersen is a global expert in electrical specialties and graphite-based materials. Drawing on a century of experience—and an ongoing commitment to critical research in electrical safety— it provides industrial, commercial, and OEM customers with innovative products and unsurpassed technical support. Mersen Electrical Power provides a comprehensive line of current-limiting fuses (low voltage, general purpose, medium voltage, semiconductor, miniature and glass, and special purpose) and accessories, fuse blocks and holders, power distribution blocks, low voltage disconnect switches, surge protective devices, high power switches, heatsinks, laminated bus bars, and more.

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