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Model & Ordering Code

Model Ordering Code MCOV/Uc Remote Contacts UPC/EAN Code
WTH-80/B+C/R/1P-275 US120254 275VAC YES (0) 811914030669
WTH-80/B+C/1P-275 US120244 NO (0) 811914030720
WTH-80/B+C/R/1P-320 US120255 320VAC YES (0) 811914030676
WTH-80/B+C/1P-320 US120245 NO (0) 811914030737
WTH-80/B+C/R/1P-385 US120256 385VAC YES (0) 811914030683
WTH-80/B+C/1P-385 US120246 NO (0) 811914030744
WTH-80/B+C/R/1P-420 US120257 420VAC YES (0) 811914030690
WTH-80/B+C/1P-420 US120247 NO (0) 811914030751



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More Package
Model with suffix WTH-80/B+C/R/1P-275 x2pcs x3pcs x4pcs
Ordering Code US120254 US120254x2 US120254x3 US120254x4
Model with suffix WTH-80/B+C/1P-275 x2pcs x3pcs x4pcs
Ordering Code US120244 US120244x2 US120244x3 US120244x4
Model with suffix WTH-80/B+C/R/1P-320 x2pcs x3pcs x4pcs
Ordering Code US120255 US120255x2 US120255x3 US120255x4
Model with suffix WTH-80/B+C/1P-320 x2pcs x3pcs x4pcs
Ordering Code US120245 US120245x2 US120245x3 US120245x4
Model with suffix WTH-80/B+C/R/1P-385 x2pcs x3pcs x4pcs
Ordering Code US120256 US120256x2 US120256x3 US120256x4
Model with suffix WTH-80/B+C/1P-385 x2pcs x3pcs x4pcs
Ordering Code US120246 US120246x2 US120246x3 US120246x4
Model with suffix WTH-80/B+C/R/1P-420 x2pcs x3pcs x4pcs
Ordering Code US120257 US120257x2 US120257x3 US120257x4
Model with suffix WTH-80/B+C/1P-420 x2pcs x3pcs x4pcs
Ordering Code US120247 US120247x2 US120247x3 US120247x4

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Description
In accordance with: IEC/EN61643-11 - Class I+II and UL1449 Type 4 Location
Location of use: main sub-distribution boards, branch sub-distribution boards
Plug-in module and separate base design enables convenient maintenance.
Internal thermal disconnect devices help ensure safe or at end-of-life
WTH-80/B+C/R/1P Series Technical Data
Requirement Class to IEC/EN61643-11 Class I+II
IEEE Category Rating C, B & A
Nominal Discharge Current (In) 40kA
Max. Discharge Current (Imax) 80kA
Pulsed Current (Iimp) 10kA
Protection Modes L-PE, N-PE
Protective Element MOV
Follow Current (If) NO
Response Time (tA) <5ns
Leakage Current (at 75%U1mA) <20μA
Thermal Protection YES
Protection Rating (IP Code) IP 20
Short Circuit Current Ratings (SCCR) 25kA rms
Max. Back-up Fuse (if mains >100A) 100A gL (circuit-breaker: <50A)
Surge Life at 3kA (8/20μs) >5000 events
Temperature Range - 40°F to 176°F (-40°C to 80°C)
Relative Humidity 0% to 95% noncondensing
Maximum Operating Altitude 10,000 feet (3000m)
Terminal Cross Section 35mm² (solid) / 25mm² (stranded)
Stripping Length Contacts 0.6inches (15mm)
Terminal Screw Torque Max. 3.5Nm
DIN Rail EN60715 35mm top-hat rail
Dimensions DIN 43880 36mm (2TE)
Housing Material Thermoplastic (UL94 V-0)
Housing Design Modular design
Net Weight Per Unit 0.5Lb (227g)

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Surge Protection Connection Diagram


Indication of two levels of surge protection
The capability of displaying 50 percent of surge protection capacity: under normal circumstances, with two MOVs' protection at the same time, the module can realize Class I surge protection; in case that one of the indicator windows indicates red, there's still 50% of surge protection capacity to meet Class II surge protection requirements, and the module shall be replaced timely at this point.

Maximum Continuous Operating Voltage (MCOV/Uc) 275VAC 320VAC 385VAC 420VAC
Voltage Protection Level (Up) 1.8kV 2.0kV 2.1kV 2.2kV
Residual Voltage (Ures) 1.0kV 1.1kV 1.2kV 1.4kV


Dimensions


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Remote Contacts (Dry Contacts)
1: COM (Common)
2: NC (Normally Close)
3: NO (Normally Open)


Contact Ratings 125VAC/3A, 250VAC/1.5A
Terminal Cross Section Max. 1.5mm²
Stripping Length Contacts 0.25 inches (6-7mm)
Remote Terminal Torque 0.25Nm


Fault Indication

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Common Terms and Definitions
1. Normal operating voltage rating (Un)
2. Maximum Continuous Operating Voltage (Uc/MCOV):
Maximum r.m.s. voltage, which may be continuously applied to the surge protective device's mode of protection.
3. Nominal Discharge Current for Class II Test (In):
crest value of the current through the surge protective device having a current waveshape of 8/20μs.
4. Maximum Discharge Current (Imax):
Crest value of a current through the surge protective device having an 8/20μs waveshape and magnitude according to the manufacturers specification. Imax is equal to or greater than In.
5. Voltage Protection Level (Up):
Maximum voltage to be expected at the surge protective device terminals due to an impulse stress with defined voltage steepness and an impulse stress with a discharge current with given amplitude and waveshape.
6. Residual Voltage (Ures):
Crest value of voltage that appears between the terminals of an surge protective device due to the passage of discharge current.
7. IEEE 62.41
CATEGORY C: outdoor overhead lines, service entrance (most severe)
CATEGORY B: major feeder, short branch circuits, service panel (indoor)
CATEGORY A: long branch circuits, receptacles (indoor) (least severe)

How to choose a suitable Uc(MCOV) value
Note: Uc >1.15Un
The relationship between two parameters Uc and Up of a surge protective device is proportional.
If Uc is small, the value of Up is also small; surge protective devices with smaller Up can provide better surge protection.
Whether to choose smaller Uc depends on the voltage stability of the grid.
If you choose surge protective devices with smaller Uc for the grid with instable voltage, the surge protective devices will frequently work while the grid voltage fluctuates, resulting in shortening surge protective device's product life.
If you choose larger Uc, and the value of Up is accordingly large, the surge protective efficiency will not be so fine.
If you are unsure of the voltage stability of the grid,
it is suggested to calculate MCOV(Uc) using the following formula: √ 2  Un < Uc < √ 3 Un

AC Network (Un) MCOV(Uc), L/N-PE Protection Mode
110V, 120/208V, 127/220V 150V
220/380V 275V, 320V, 385V
230/400V 275V, 320V, 385V, 420V
240/415V 320V, 385V, 420V
266/460V, 277/480V 385V, 420V
347/600V 550V, 690V
Wind Power System 690V (Grid side ), 885V (Gen side )

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AC Network Connection Diagram (1/2)





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AC Network Connection Diagram (2/2)


Difference mode & Common mode Connection Diagram


Common mode:L-PE, N-PE surge protection
Difference mode:L-N surge protection

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Selection of back-up fuse

Selection of back-up circuit-breaker

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Application


Key
1. Origin of the installation
2. Distribution board
3. Distribution outlet
4. Main earthing terminal or bar
5. Surge protective device, class I or II tested
6. Earthing connection (earthing conductor) of the surge protective device
7. Fixed equipment to be protected
8. Surge protective device, class II tested
9. Surge protective device, class II or class III tested
10. Decoupling element or line length
F1, F2, F3 overcurrent protective disconnectors
NOTE Refer to IEC 61643-12 for further information.

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N-PE Module
WTH-100/G module integrates High-Energy GDT, no leakage current. It pairs WTH-80/B+C/R series surge protector, combined into N-PE protection mode, the two modules are the same in dimension and shape, and are connected with a dedicated bus-bar to achieve a perfect combination.
WTH-100/G Technical Data
Max. continuous operating voltage (Uc) 255V
Nominal Discharge Current (In) 50kA
Max. Discharge Current (Imax) 100kA
Pulsed Current (Iimp) 37.5kA
Voltage protection level (Up) 1.2kV
Protection Modes N-PE only
Protective Element High Energy GDT
Follow Current (If) 100A rms
Response Time (tA) <100ns
Net Weight Per Unit 0.4Lb (180g)

3P + NPE Combintion Package
Model with suffix Ordering Code Model with suffix Ordering Code
WTH-80/B+C/R/1P-275 x3pcs +NPE US120254x3N WTH-80/B+C/1P-275 x3pcs +NPE US120244x3N
WTH-80/B+C/R/1P-320 x3pcs +NPE US120255x3N WTH-80/B+C/1P-320 x3pcs +NPE US120245x3N
WTH-80/B+C/R/1P-385 x3pcs +NPE US120256x3N WTH-80/B+C/1P-385 x3pcs +NPE US120246x3N
WTH-80/B+C/R/1P-420 x3pcs +NPE US120257x3N WTH-80/B+C/1P-420 x3pcs +NPE US120247x3N


1P + NPE Combintion Package
Model with suffix Ordering Code Model with suffix Ordering Code
WTH-80/B+C/R/1P-275 +NPE US120254x1N WTH-80/B+C/1P-275 +NPE US120244x1N
WTH-80/B+C/R/1P-320 +NPE US120255x1N WTH-80/B+C/1P-320 +NPE US120245x1N
WTH-80/B+C/R/1P-385 +NPE US120256x1N WTH-80/B+C/1P-385 +NPE US120246x1N
WTH-80/B+C/R/1P-420 +NPE US120257x1N WTH-80/B+C/1P-420 +NPE US120247x1N

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FAQ & Help
1. What should I do if I can't find the paper manual in the product packaging?
Watchful Eye products is committed to going green with paperless data sheets. On the side of each product enclosure is an engraved link with URL for downloading paperless data sheet and QR code of the website. If you need the paper data sheet, you can open the link and print the data sheet by yourself.

2. The advantages of fault indication windows?
If surge protection fails, the fault indication windows will turn red, thus it can be seen intuitively, and the surge protective device can be replaced in time to avoid damage to the equipment caused by a second surge.

3. What instruments can be used to test whether its surge protection function is normal or not?
Test with a Watchful Eye surge protector tester

4. Can you list more applications?
Power supply panel, whole house

5. What is the feature of Class I+II?
It provides high capability of Class I surge protection, and capability of Class II (equivalent to the parameters of WTH-40 ) fine protection with low residual voltage as well, applying to Class I and Class II surge protection in multiple areas. If you are not sure which module to choose for protecting your area, Class I + II is the best solution.

6. What’s the difference between protection modes of 3+NPE and 4P?
According to the electrical diagram, 4P is common mode protection, the surge of each line will leak to the PE ground; 3P+NPE is differential mode protection, the surge of L-line is discharged to the N-line first, and then to PE ground.
The selection of 4P or 3P+NPE mode protection is based on the engineer’s preference.
Normally it's default that PE grounding is in good condition and either 4P or 3P+NPE can be used, and the better option is 4P.
If you can’t confirm whether the grounding is good or not, using 3P+NPE can protect against leakage to N. But in surge protection standards, poor PE grounding is not in compliance with the requirements.
You can choose MOV or GDT for N-PE as protection components. If GDT is used, there will be no leakage current on N-PE.

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