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December 2017

DEHNguard® SE CI 440 FM for use in systems with higher rated voltages

The lightning and surge protection specialist DEHN + SÖHNE offers DEHNguard® SE CI WE 440 FM and DEHNguard® SE CI 440 FM surge protective devices especially for use in systems with higher rated voltages 400/690V. The requisite backup fuse is also integrated. This makes effective protection against overvoltages possible for a whole range of applications, for example, wind power and photovoltaic plants, traction and aerial railway systems and even cranes in industrial ports. Compared to conventional solutions with external backup fuses, the DEHN arresters with an integrated backup fuse save up to 60% space. The new DEHNguard® SE CI minimises the risk of failure caused by overvoltages. These surge protective devices are not only designed to meet high electrical demands, but also to withstand heavy mechanical loads. Beside being suitable for high voltages, these DEHN arresters are also resistant to vibration and shock.

October 2017

DEHN strengthens position in the Netherlands

Neumarkt, Germany - DEHN appoints Peter Teunis (42) as Managing Director for the Netherlands. With this appointment, DEHN strengthens its position in the Dutch market. In his new role, Mr Teunis will be responsible for the operational business of DEHN in the Netherlands, including relationships with new and existing clients, further improving DEHN’s relations with major Dutch stakeholders and regulatory offices, setting-up a network of value added resellers and catering to the needs of Dutch clients by providing new products, direct access to DEHN R&D capabilities and in-depth technical support.

September 2017

DEHNrecord Alert makes the maintenance of SPDs smart and simple

DEHNrecord Alert enables status reports from SPDs to be transmitted via MODBUS and, for example, relayed to a smart device. The start-up is quick and easy via the free app which allows you to receive status reports (e.g. push messages) wherever you are, reporting if all the devices are working and, if not, which devices need replacing without having to physically examine the equipment. DEHN makes the maintenance of your SPDs smart and simple.

August 2017

DEHN protects – On- and offshore

Across the globe, whether on- or offshore, DEHN protects wind turbines against disturbances resulting from lightning currents and surges and provides components and solutions relating to safety equipment. From 12 - 15 September 2017 DEHN will present novelties regarding the safety of wind turbines at booth A1.03 in hall 1 at the leading international fair for wind power in Husum. Beside surge and lightning protection, the focus will be on registering lightning events. The lightning current measuring system DEHNdetect allows the reliable detection and evaluation of lightning events. Meet the DEHN experts and find out about the solutions available for protecting wind turbines.

April 2017

DEHN at Hannover Messe 2017 - "be safe!"

You really want added value - control systems, robotics, state-of-the-art measuring technology – then you should think about safety, too. HANNOVER MESSE 2017 is characterised by Industry 4.0. Under the motto “be safe“ DEHN exhibits solutions and products to protect your modern manufacturing facilities and equipment. Visit DEHN from 24 to 28 April 2017 at the HANNOVER MESSE in hall 13, booth E85. Meet our experts and not only find out about our products, protective solutions and seminars, but also about the test services we offer in our modern test centre.

April 2017

DEHN protects electric Venetian blinds, shutters and awnings

Electrical installations have a longer life-span than most electrical appliances and should be designed with a view to the future. They should be able to function reliably over a period of decades meeting the needs of present day and future equipment. Electric Venetian blinds are time and light controlled or operated via an App - smart solutions are almost standard here, too. The new DEHNcord R 3P protects sensitive control electronics from failure due to overvoltage. The surge protective device is designed as an adapter and is simply plugged directly into the connection wire of the drive motor without the need for tools.

December 2016

Safety all along the line with the voltage detector PHE4

DEHN protects. Therefore, safety and quality with regard to electrical installations and systems is a top priority for DEHN. The new voltage detectors of the PHE4 series are further proof of this. They can be used in indoor and outdoor locations and provide reliable information in all weather conditions (rain, snow, sun).

September 2016

Optimal protection for wind turbines with DFIG

In response to the worldwide growing wind energy market, the lightning and surge protection specialist DEHN + SÖHNE offers surge protective devices specifically designed for use in wind turbines such as the new DEHNguard® DG SE H 1000 VA FM to minimise the risk of failure resulting from surges. These surge protective devices do not only have to meet high electrical requirements, they may also be exposed to high mechanical loads. Therefore, they are rated for voltages up to 1000 V and discharge currents up to 40 kA (8/20μs) and the protection modules are vibration and shock-proof.

September 2016

DEHN protects wind turbines | WindEnergy in Hamburg

DEHN offers comprehensive solutions for onshore and offshore wind turbines – from planning through individual lightning protection concepts to specific measures and products for protecting wind turbines from failure caused by lightning currents and surges. Visit DEHN, a full line provider for surge protection, lightning protection/earthing and safety equipment, at WindEnergy in Hamburg (hall B5, booth B5.324) from 27 – 30 September 2016 and find out about our comprehensive practice-oriented concepts and solutions for protecting your investment.

August 2016

DEHNclip® – Easy connection without tools

Fast – easy – lightning-current-tested – DEHNclip is a new type of connection between the foundation earth electrode and / or the functional equipotential bonding conductor. The rebar clip from DEHN + SÖHNE allows earthing materials to be easily connected to rebars within a very short time.

July 2016

Particularly trustworthy and reliable: DEHN + SÖHNE receives AEO-F certificate

DEHN + SÖHNE GmbH + Co.KG. has been accredited with “AEO-F” (Authorised Economic Operator Full) status. This internationally recognised certificate confirms that the lightning protection, surge protection and safety equipment provider is a particularly trustworthy and reliable partner in the international supply chain.

Petra Raab

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