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Surge Protection Devices update

Words by: WE-EF

At WE-EF LIGHTING Australia NZ, Surge Protection Devices (SPDs) are supplied with our street and area luminaires to ensure the longevity and reliability of our products.

SPDs are essential sacrificial components to safeguard luminaires against the damaging effects of voltage spikes caused by lightning strikes, power surges, and electrical grid disturbances. Australia and New Zealand, known for their frequent and intense storms, experience a higher lightning prevalence than many other regions worldwide.

By prioritising surge protection in supplying SPD kits with all street and area luminaires, we maximise the lifespan of our while minimising maintenance costs and preventing unexpected outages, ensuring continuous, high-quality illumination, reinforcing our commitment to engineering excellence and delivering durable, dependable lighting solutions that withstand even the most extreme weather conditions.

Below is an update on the standard supply of SPD kits and the option to add an accessory for mounting to the DIN rail if/where required.


June 24, 2024