HelioProtection Brand

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HelioProtection
®

Brand
Introduction


Mersen (formerly Ferraz Shawmut)

Expertise in Solar Power Application

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Agenda

HelioProtection Brand Introduction


HelioProtection Fuse Products


Application Overview


UL 2579


Fuses for Photovoltaic Systems


Applicable Customers and Why HelioProtection?


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HelioProtection Brand

Brand Identity











A distinct logo that is easily recognizable

4

HelioProtection Brand

Brand Promise





Expertise in solar power applications



Premium offering for the PV industry



Delivering reliability and safety



Communicates Mersen’s strategic position within the solar
market

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HelioProtection Fuse Products

Three New Product Series


Series

HP6M

HP10M

HP6J

Application

String or Module
Protection

String or Module
Protection

Array or Inverter
Input Protection

Voltage

600VDC

1000VDC

600VDC

Ampere

1
-
30A

1
-
30A

70
-
600A

Size

Midget (10x38mm)

Midget (10x38mm)

Class J

Approvals

UL2579, IEC60269
-
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UL2579, IEC60269
-
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UL2579

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HelioProtection Fuse Products

Catalog Number Selection



Example: HP10M15

HelioProtection
Series

Voltage


6

= 600VDC

10

= 1000VDC

HP

10

M

15

Fuse Class


M

= Midget

J

= Class J

Ampere Rating

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Application Overview

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Application Overview

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Application Overview

String Combiner Box

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Application Overview

Array Combiner Box

Inverter Input

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The importance of

UL 2579


Fuses for Photovoltaic Systems

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UL 2579


Fuses for Photovoltaic Systems

Background Information


UL 248


Low Voltage Fuses



Divided into 16 sub
-
categories


Class CC, Class RK, Class H, Class J, Plug Fuses, etc…



Intended Applications


Power Controls


Power Low Voltage Distribution


Power Electronics


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UL 2579


Fuses for Photovoltaic Systems

General Performance Characteristics



Voltage Rating may be up to 1500VDC



Interrupting Rating is 10kA minimum



Classification: Non
-
Renewable, Not Current
-
Limiting



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UL 2579


Fuses for Photovoltaic Systems

Markings



In addition to the marking requirements in UL 248
-
1, the fuse must
be marked with the letters “PV” or “gPV” or the text “Photovoltaic
Fuse”.

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UL 2579


Fuses for Photovoltaic Systems

Expanded tests specific to PV application



Verification of Freedom from Unacceptable Levels of Thermally
Induced Drift


Electrical performance verified after repeated thermal cycling


Simulates night to day thermal climate cycle



Verification of Functionality at Temperature Extremes


Fuse to be conditioned at 50
°
C and electrically tested to verify
functionality (compared to 25
°
C for UL 248)



Current Cycling


Fuses undergo current and thermal cycling to verify life expectancy and
to prevent pre
-
mature fuse opening

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Product Resources

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Product Resources

Collateral



Data Sheets


HP6M, HP10M, HP6J



Solar Power Brochure



Performance Curves


Time
-
Current Curves


Temperature De
-
rating


Watts Loss


Outline Drawings



PIQ Online Interactive Quiz


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Applicable Customers and

Why HelioProtection?

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Applicable Customers

System Integrators and Contractors


Delivers: No
-
hassles, certainty


Solar Inverter OEMs


Delivers: Premium protection, cost savings, reliability


Combiner Box Manufacturers


Delivers: Premium protection, cost savings, reliability


Utility Power Generation and Distribution


Delivers: revenue generation


no downtime, safety

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Why HelioProtection Fuses?

1.
Easy Product Selection

Dedicated solar brand delivers reliable, easy specification and
selection


2.
Meets UL 2579 Standard

Tested for night to day transition

Tested to electrical operate at extreme temperatures

Current cycled for increased liability and longevity


3.
Size Advantages

HP6J frame size is minimum one
-
third smaller than competitor
offering


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Questions & Answers