Announcements

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Mersen - High performance 3-phase SiC, IGBT power stack

Mersen and partners beat next generation DoE power density targets through Stack Reference designs, showcased at APEC 2017

March 2, 2017 – Saint-Bonnet de Mure, France

Mersen, a global expert in electrical power and advanced materials, has teamed-up with AgileSwitch and FTCAP to develop two high performance 3-phase SiC and IGBT power stack reference desi... (read more)

Mersen - Choosing the Right Power Distribution Block

Choosing the Right Power Distribution Block (PDB) is Easy with Mersen Select-A-PDB Online

Mersen, formerly Ferraz Shawmut, recently announced the availability of Mersen Select-A-PDB. The newest member of the "Select-A" family, this online tool will help you quickly and accurately choose the right power distribution block for your application.

Mersen’s Select-A-... (read more)

Mersen - Mersen MPDBs: Now Rated for DLO Fine-Strand Wire

Mersen power distribution blocks provide a safe and easy method of splicing cables, splitting primary power into secondary circuits and fulfilling requirements for fixed junction tap-off points. (read more)

Mersen - Groundbreaking DC Overcurrent Protection

MERSEN ANNOUNCES GROUNDBREAKING DC OVERCURRENT PROTECTION SOLUTIONS FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES AND BATTERY-RELATED APPLICATIONS (read more)

Mersen - Power Solutions for EV/HEV Applications

Power Management Solutions for EV/HEV Applications and Battery-Related Applications from Mersen (read more)

Mersen - Fuses vs. Circuit Breakers

Mersen, formerly Ferraz Shawmut, published a technical white paper titled “Fuses Versus Circuit Breakers for Low Voltage Applications.”

Fuses and circuit breakers both provide protection for electrical systems, and this paper details the differences between fuses and circuit breakers rated 600V and less. (read more)

Mersen - Select-a-Fuse from Mersen available online

With Mersen's Select-A-Fuse® Online, you can quickly and accurately choose the right overcurrent fuse protection for low- and medium-voltage motors, power and control transformers, and general loads. (read more)

Mersen - Power Electronics Solutions from Mersen

Mersen's Power Electronics Tool Kit helps maximize system performance, lower total costs, and reduce time to market. (read more)

Mersen - Mersen Fused Coordination Panelboard

Mersen’s Fused Coordination Panelboard (MFCP) is designed to meet specification requirements defined by the National Electrical Code (NEC) to protect critical power operations. (read more)

Mersen - Mersen's New North American Surge Protection

Mersen Launches New Global Surge Protection Organization & North American Surge Protection Product Line (read more)

Mersen - Medium Voltage Controllable Fuse

Mersen’s Medium Voltage Controllable Fuse (MVCF) System is designed to mitigate the Arc-Flash hazard on the low-voltage side of a medium voltage transformer. (read more)

Mersen - Mersen at the IEEE Electrical Safety Workshop

MERSEN TO SHOWCASE THE LATEST IN FUSE TECHNOLOGY DURING IEEE ELECTRICAL SAFETY WORKSHOP (ESW), MARCH 6-11, 2016 (read more)

Mersen - Mersen Achieves High Level of (IDW) Compliance

Mersen is pleased to announce that it has achieved 95% compliance or higher for all of our items in the Industry Data Warehouse (IDW). (read more)

Mersen - NEW PORTFOLIO OF 1500VDC PV PRODUCTS

Mersen is pleased to announce the launch of a complete portfolio of 1500VDC components for the growing solar market. This launch is a comprehensive product offering for early design into 1500VDC systems. (read more)

Mersen - The next step in fuse technology

Mersen is pleased to announce the next step in fuse technology: an intelligent, controllable fuse for medium voltage applications. (read more)

Mersen - 3D Thermal Heatsink Modeling Software

Mersen announces the release of R-Tools GEN III, the next generation of its completely re-designed interactive 3D Thermal Heatsink Modeling simulation software for power electronics applications. (read more)

Mersen - Maximize Performance, Safety & Reliability

Maximize Performance, Safety & Reliability with Power Electronic Solutions from Mersen (read more)

Mersen - PV String Monitoring Cards. New from Mersen

Mersen Extends HelioProtection Program with Monitoring Capabilities (read more)

Mersen - Compact Low-Voltage Disconnect Switches

Mersen Launches Global Line of Premium Compact Low-Voltage Disconnect Switches
Mersen’s comprehensive new line of low-voltage disconnect switches is globally available, with a full line of accessories to accommodate virtually any application. (read more)

Mersen - MERSEN ANNOUNCES EXTENDED SURGE-TRAP RATINGS

Mersen’s Surge-Trap Pluggable (STP series) DIN-rail SPD now includes UL 1449 3rd Edition Recognized ratings up to 690VAC for 3-Phase WYE configurations. (read more)

Mersen - NEW HP10J HELIOPROTECTION FUSE

Mersen (formerly Ferraz Shawmut) is pleased to announce the launch of the newest and most efficient UL 2579 listed photovoltaic fuse (read more)

Mersen - VIDEO: THE DANGER OF INDIRECT LIGHTNING STRIKES

Mersen (formerly Ferraz Shawmut) is pleased to announce the availability of a new video entitled, “Indirect Lightning Strikes and Mersen’s Surge-Trap® SPDs.” (read more)

Mersen - STAINLESS STEEL NEMA 4X RATED ENCLOSURE

Mersen (formerly Ferraz Shawmut) is pleased to announce the newest product in our Enclosed Disconnect Switch line, the EBFS403RS0-H.


The food-service and chemical industries subject their equipment to extreme conditions, from high-pressure steam and water wash-downs to hydrogen-sulfide and other corrosive atmospheres. (read more)

Mersen -  NEMA 4X Enclosed Disconnect Switch EJFS

Mersen’s EJFS303RS0 (30A) and EJFS603RS0 (60A) feature a rugged design at a competitive price. Constructed of heavy-duty polycarbonate NEMA 4X enclosure they complement our existing line of enclosed disconnect switches. (read more)

Mersen - MPDB Series - Power Distribution Blocks

MPDB Series - The Next Generation Open-Style Power Distribution Blocks (PDBs) (read more)

Mersen - USBB UltraSafe™ Bus Bar System

Mersen USBB UltraSafe bus bar systems are intended for use with UltraSafe Class CC (USCC) and Midget (USM) fuseholders. The USBB delivers safe and reliable combination of circuits in a compact design. (read more)

Mersen - UL Listed Range of Dedicated Photovoltaic Fuses

Introducing the Industry's First UL 2579 Listed Range of Dedicated Photovoltaic Fuses.

New Helio Protection® Fuse Product Line from Mersen (read more)

News articles and press releases for Mersen:

08/11/2016

The EcoCAR 3 Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition challenges sixteen North American university teams to redesign a 2016 Chevrolet Camaro to reduce its environmental impact,

06/24/2015

MERSEN ACQUIRES ASP, A CHINESE LEADER IN OVERVOLTAGE PROTECTION The Group strengthens its position in the booming power quality segment

04/25/2014

Mersen (formerly Ferraz Shawmut) is pleased to announce the availability of a new video entitled, “Indirect Lightning Strikes and Mersen’s Surge-Trap® SPDs.”

04/22/2014

Mersen (formerly Ferraz Shawmut) is pleased to announce the launch of the newest and most efficient UL 2579 listed photovoltaic fuse

02/13/2014

Mersen has announced an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Cirprotec, located in Terrassa, Spain and specializing in lightning and surge protection.

11/01/2013

Mersen (formerly Ferraz Shawmut) is pleased to announce the addition of PV String Monitoring Cards to its dedicated offering of photovoltaic products.

08/21/2013

The National Science Foundation has recently awarded a grant to the team of Mersen and Northeastern University to fund continued research in the development of smart power protection devices for photovoltaic installations.

06/10/2013

Mersen, a global leader in the field of electrical protection, has named Debra Huttenburg its VP Sales & Customer Care, Americas.

05/10/2012

Mersen announces a new PIQ Quiz on protecting power electronics applications. This is the latest quiz in an ongoing program that challenges participants to see if they’re up to speed on the best practices in electrical safety and reliability

05/08/2012

Mersen, formerly Ferraz Shawmut, recently became a member of the SunSpec Alliance. The SunSpec Alliance is dedicated to establishing information standards for renewable energy.

04/04/2012

Mersen, formerly Ferraz Shawmut, announces that it recently published a new Protection Intelligence Quotient (PIQ) Quiz on determining short circuit current. This is the latest quiz in an ongoing program...

03/26/2012

MERSEN APPOINTS GENERAL MANAGER OF ROCHESTER, NY FACILITY Christopher Ogden, General Manager, Rochester

01/06/2012

Mersen has completed the acquisition of Eldre as planned. The acquisition of Eldre is part of Mersen’s strategy to support its partners in the development of the power electronic application market with the critical components...

01/01/2012

Mersen, a global leader in the field of electrical protection, has named Roy Ball its VP Research & Development, USA/Mexico.

09/01/2011

What you don’t know about Arc Flash Hazard Protection could put you, your employees and your company at risk. Take our new PIQ Quiz, learn more about the latest standards & how to minimize the risks of arc flash hazards

06/07/2011

Down-time on machines caused by surge related events cost time, money and resources to bring back on line. Take Mersen's new online Protection I.Q. (PIQ) Quiz & You Might Win $100 Gift Card.

02/10/2011

Mersen provides a unique opportunity to test your knowledge of the new photovoltaic circuit protection UL standards and win a $100 gift Card.

11/23/2010

Mersen (formerly Ferraz Shawmut) is pleased to announce the launch of the industry’s first UL 2579 listed range of dedicated photovoltaic fuses - the Helio Protection fuse line, which includes the HP6M, HP10M, and HP6J.

10/16/2010

Mersen, formerly Ferraz Shawmut, introduces the new Surge-Trap® Type 1 X-Series surge protection devices, UL 1449 3rd edition approved, providing overvoltage protection for all locations in the facility with the smallest footprints available.

04/27/2010

The Surge-Trap Pluggable Surge Protective Device (SPD) meets requirements for both UL 1449 Third Edition and IEC 61643 standards.

04/27/2010

The Surge-Trap Type 1 SPD meets requirements for UL 1449 Third Edition and is ideal for indoor applications. It provides a 2-year warranty and offers an economical replacement for the former Surge Arrestor category.

11/04/2009

Take Ferraz Shawmut’s Newest Online PIQ Quiz – and You Might Win a Prize

11/03/2009

A leader in electrical protection for more than 100 years and an industry expert on arc flash and its mitigation, Ferraz Shawmut is uniquely qualified to help facilities implement electrical safety best practices.

10/27/2009

Ferraz Shawmut, a global leader in the field of circuit protection, will exhibit its comprehensive line of medium voltage circuit protection fuses, including E-Rated, R-Rated and PT fuses, at the 2010 IEEE/PES Expo.

08/06/2009

Ferraz Shawmut challenges customers to test their knowledge of Arc Flash Hazards with its newest online P.IQ Quiz.

06/17/2009

Test your knowledge of Overvoltage Protection and you might win a prize

05/15/2009

To Help Facilities Get Control of Plant Assets

03/02/2009

The conversion of solar energy to electricity is a reliable process, as long as it's properly protected. As a global leader in the field of electrical protection, Ferraz Shawmut has challenged customers to gauge their electrical safety knowledge.

02/11/2009

Ferraz Shawmut is bringing its electrical protection knowledge, innovation and technical expertise to the wind power industry, with a complete line of problem-solving products.

12/17/2008

Circuit Protection Leader is the First to Obtain New UL Listing in Din-rail SPD Category

08/25/2008

Ferraz Shawmut Names Three New Winners in Educational Protection I.Q. Test

08/14/2008

Ferraz Shawmut Fused Selective Coordination Panels Ensure Protection of Critical Components

08/12/2008

Ferraz Shawmut Arc Flash Research Earns Top Paper at PPIC Conference

07/08/2008

Ferraz Shawmut's Parent Corporation Acquires Majority Stake in China's Zhejiang Mingrong Electrical Protection Positions Carbone Lorraine Group as a Leader in the Chinese Fuse and Fusegear Market

05/22/2008

How much do you know about the hazards that can hurt people,equipment and investments? Take the PIQ quiz to find out! One winner each month receives a $300 gas card and one grand prize trip to Richard Petty Driving Experience in Daytona, FL

04/30/2008

Ferraz Shawmut, a global leader in the field of circuit protection, has named Russell Bernstein its Product Manager – Systems and Accessories.

03/19/2008

Ferraz Shawmut, a global leader in the field of circuit protection, announces its UL-listed CP Cable Limiters