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Conrad Electronic SE Klaus-Conrad-Str. 1 92240 Hirschau, Germany http://www.conrad.de/
Contact Ms Christina Bauroth +49 9622 304627

50% more space in distribution boxes with Siemens' new RCBO switches

Combined with the 5SM6 fire protection switch block, personal, line and preventive fire protection can be implemented in just 2 HP

(PresseBox) (Hirschau, )
Conrad Electronic extends its product range with the recently introduced 5SV1 RCBO (FI/LS) switches from Siemens, expanding its professional assortment in the building technology sector.

"Since March 2019, we fully integrated the complete range of the Siemens into our product range. This gives our business customers, primarily in maintenance and repair (MRO), access to a wide range of products and system solutions from the automation, drives, installation and industrial switching technology sectors,” says Martin Merkl, Product Manager at Conrad Electronic. "With Siemens’ 5SV1 RCBOs, we are now expanding our extensive building technology range, especially for use in residential areas and new construction sites.”

The new devices are the world's first electromechanical RCBOs that are independent of mains voltage, combine residual current and overload protection in one housing and utilise only one dividing unit (1 HP), and require only half the space when compared with conventional installations. This means that more protective devices can be installed in a distribution box than before, and existing installations can be extended with new protective functions easily while saving space.

The compact 5SV1 RCBOs protect people from dangerous electric shocks and at the same time prevent overcurrent damage to cables and failure of electrical systems and devices in buildings, infrastructure, and industry. In the event of a fault, they reliably and safely disconnect the respective circuit from the mains power.

The 5SV1 RCBO switches are available in six versions for 2, 4, 6, 10, 13 and 16A/30mA or 6 kA.

In combination with a 5SM6 fire protection switch block, the 5SV1 RCBOs offer personal, line and preventive fire protection in just 2 HP. The switches are certified for use in Europe and all other IEC countries.

Another advantage of the 5SV1 RCBOs is the higher operational availability of electrical installations through multiple RCBO combinations, because, unlike with group RCDs, only the corresponding circuit is interrupted. This prevents unwanted switching-off of further circuits.

Conrad Electronic SE

Simple, fast and comprehensive procurement: Conrad Electronic has stood for technology and electronics since 1923 and offers a wide and deep range with more than 5 million articles on conrad.de. Whether basic technology, special applications, tailor-made services or individual solutions, technology and electronics users can cover all their technical needs via Conrad's professional Sourcing Platform. With 19 shops in Germany, subsidiaries in 16 countries across Europe and the steadily growing B2B marketplace available through conrad.de, the family-owned business, based in the Upper Palatinate town of Hirschau in Eastern Bavaria, is one of the leading omnichannel providers of convenient one-stop shopping. Customers living outside Germany can access the Conrad local language websites or go to conrad.com.

Conrad is also a leader in electronic procurement. B2B customers benefit not only from personal consultancy from key account managers, inside sales and business consultants in the branches, but also from custom-tailored e-procurement solutions. Specialist product procurement, offers, smart ordering and rental services as well as on schedule (just-in-time) and call orders, complete the extensive services portfolio. The offer is complemented by the professional delivery processes, which include 24-hour standard delivery for business customers and a Click & Collect service via Conrad shops in the individual countries.

The assortment available through Conrad's Sourcing Platform includes products from leading manufacturers and brands such as Voltcraft, Toolcraft, Tru Components, Renkforce, Speaka Professional, C-Control and Makerfactory. The calibration and recalibration service, a printed circuit board service for small series and prototypes as well as the 3D printing service (either online or in the 3D print hubs in the branches on-site) can assist B2B customers who look to optimise their projects. Conrad Connect, one of the leading Internet of Things project platforms, also allows the interconnection of smart devices, apps and services across multiple manufacturers' devices for business requirements and personal use.

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