|[December 19, 2013]
Littelfuse Wins Processing Magazine 2013 Breakthrough Product of the Year
CHICAGO --(Business Wire)--
Inc., a global supplier of circuit protection, power control and
sensing products announced today, that it is a winner of Processing magazine's
2013 Breakthrough Product of the Year award. The SB6100
Series Industrial Shock-BlockTM was chosen for its innovation
and expected impact on the processing industry. This competition
recognizes products, technologies and services that made significant
contributions to the processing industry in 2013.
The SB6100 Series Industrial Shock-BlockTM is part of the
Littelfuse Protection Relay line. The SB6100 is the first and only
ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) to meet UL 943 Class C and Class
D requirements. Different than a typical residential GFCI, the SB6100
meets industrial requirements including higher trip level standards and
advanced filtering technology.
"Concern over work-related electrocutions and fatalities is on the rise
and e anticipate the use of industrial GFCIs to become an industry
standard. Devices like the Littelfuse Shock-BlockTM, improve
worker safety in industrial facilities and we are honored to receive
this award from Processing Magazine," says Dan Stanek, Vice President
and General Manager of Littelfuse Protection Relays and Custom
About the SB6100 Series Industrial Shock-BlockTM
The SB6100 Series Industrial Shock-BlockTM, is an industrial
ground fault circuit interrupter, which meets UL 943C. Until now, GFCIs
have not been practical in industrial settings. The SB6100 can be used
on systems up to 600V and with much higher leakage current than
residential GFCI devices. The SB6100 is available in a NEMA-4X UL-listed
enclosure or as an open-chassis unit.
Applications for this product include electrical cabinets supplying
power to pumps, washers, mixers and any areas where operators,
electrical equipment and wet conditions are present.
For more information
For more information on Littelfuse Protection Relay Products, visit the
Littelfuse protection relay website at: www.littelfuse.com/relayscontrols
or call our technical support line at 1-800-832-3873.
Founded in 1927, Littelfuse is the world leader in protection with
growing global platforms in power controls and sensing. The company
serves global customers in the electronics, automotive and industrial
markets with technologies including fuses, semiconductors, polymers,
ceramics, relays and sensors. Littelfuse has over 7,000 employees in
more than 35 locations throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. For
more information, please visit the Littelfuse website: littelfuse.com.
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