With an extensive range of VPU products in accordance with types 1, 2 and 3 for power networks, Weidmüller offers everything you need to comply with current IEC 61643-11 and EN 61643-11 standards. The European Union (EU) standard, which was introduced in 2013, emphasizes the particular importance of reliable lightning protection and surge protection.
By ensuring that products meet standards for at least the last five years, users of the new lightning and surge protection devices of the new VPU series can minimize the likelihood of damage to process equipment. In addition, various practical functions of the products are offered to support installation and maintenance specialists during work and maintenance of lightning protection and overvoltage systems. Each VPU can be positioned in the cabinet in such a way as to provide the shortest path to the lightning protection equipotential, thanks to the possibility of rotation through 180 °.