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Hubbell Wiring Device-Kellems Introduces 60A Advantage™ Series Switch-Rated Pin & Sleeve Devices
Thursday, March 31, 2016
 

Shelton, Conn. – March 1, 2016 – The Advantages keep growing with Hubbell’s latest addition to one of the broadest offerings of motor disconnecting solutions.   Hubbell Wiring Device-Kellems is pleased to announce the expansion of the Advantage™ Series Switch-Rated IEC Pin & Sleeve offering to include 60 Amp devices.  The Advantage Series combines the advantages of their top performing 60A IEC pin & sleeve with the capabilities of a UL2682 switch-rated device.  Hubbell’s Pin & Sleeve connections have always been safe – that hasn’t changed. The Advantage™ series simply has more advantages.

 

More Flexibility - The Advantage™ Series are the only Switch-Rated IEC Pin & Sleeve Devices in the market.  By working with existing installed IEC 60309-2 pin and sleeve plug and inlet bases customers save both time and money.

 

More Switching Capabilities - The Advantage™ Series are approved as a disconnecting means for both motor circuits and branch circuits.  They carry a robust 100kA SCCR rating along with a 30 HP rating at 480V.

 

More Water Ingress Protection – The Advantage™ Series are designed for use in harsh environments.   They are UL witnessed IP69K and UL Type 4X and 12 devices.  They were engineered to offer superior protection against water and dust – even enduring high water flow or areas with excessive amounts of dust. The sleek, modern design makes them easy to keep clean in washdown applications.  Product ratings are laser-marked into the device for permanent identification that won’t wash off.

More Advantages - Visual verification of power to the device is provided with highly visible, long-lasting green LEDs on both sides.

 

An impact-resistant internal swing arm is fully shrouded, protecting it from any potential damage. The robust, durable housing is UV-stabilized, impact- and corrosion-resistant, and designed to withstand industrial environments.

 

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