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Hubbell Offers New Heavy Duty Line of UL 1449 Surge Protective Devices
Monday, March 13, 2017

Hubbell Wiring Device-Kellems is excited to offer a new heavy duty SpikeShield™ UL 1449 Surge Protective Device, designed and constructed specifically for environments that require robust wiring devices. The heavy duty strips are available with either Industrial Grade or Hospital Grade receptacles and plugs. This new product is constructed with a heavy duty metal housing, helping it stand up to harsh and demanding industrial and healthcare environments.


The product adheres to the primary safety standards for surge protective devices set forth by UL 1449, 4th edition. SpikeShield™ Surge Protective Devices are available in 15A and 20A versions with 6 or 15 foot cord lengths. The industrial grade also offers a strip with a two port USB for additional charging options.


“Hubbell’s newest offering of SpikeShield Surge Protective Devices will protect sensitive electronic equipment in healthcare facilities, schools and industrial environments where a more robust product design is required,” says John McFarland, senior director of commercial marketing for Hubbell Wiring Device-Kellems


The product was launched in parallel with the industry’s first UL 2930 Health Care Facility Outlet Assembly

product line from Hubbell. For more information about Hubbell’s new heavy-duty SpikeShield UL 1449 Surge Protective Device, contact your Hubbell sales representative or visit


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