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Wylex single module Type 2 SPDs are as easy to install as an MCB! Which is great news now that SPDs are required in all electrical installations.

Traditionally SPDs have been a bit awkward to install. However, miniature SPDs from Wylex overcome all those difficulties and make fitting overvoltage protection in consumer units as easy as fitting an MCB.

SPDs & Amendment 2 to the IET Wiring Regulations

The requirements of the wiring regulations have been simplified by Amendment 2. This states that protection against transient overvoltage is now required in all types of premises. Strict requirements apply to certain circumstances.  However, in some other cases the owner of the installation can opt out and declare that they accept responsibility for all risks and potential consequences & losses.

Easy as MCB. Direct Busbar Connection

The Wylex Miniature MCB connects directly to the busbar. That’s how it gets its power. It fits in way No 1 of the consumer unit, next to the main switch.

100A Rated No Back-Up MCB Required

The Wylex Miniature SPD doesn’t need a back-up MCB, or fuse to protect it because it’s fully rated to 100A. This is the same rating as the maximum cut out fuse size, and the same rating as the consumer unit and its main switch.

Single Module Wide

This new SPD is only one module wide. It uses just one way in the consumer unit and that means that there are more ways available for household circuits. It also means that the most compact consumer unit can be used.

Type 2 Surge Protection Device

The Wylex Miniature SPD is a Type 2 device which includes status indicators that show the user if the device has been activated and includes volt free contacts for remote monitoring and/or signalling too.  Replacement cartridges are available, simple plug-in replacements, no need to disturb any connections.

Certified & Fully Compliant

Wylex Miniature SPDs are designed, manufactured & tested to BSEN61643-11 and certified as fully compliant by Intertek.

For New & Existing Wylex Installations

Wylex Miniature SPDs fit new and existing installations. The busbar connection fits new & old style busbar shapes & designs. It’s easy to incorporate overvoltage protection into a new design, and simple to retrofit for a valuable upgrade.

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