Protection with high-quality products

Protection with high-quality products

The world is becoming more and more digital. Technical infrastructure and plants getting increasingly complex and sensitive. Due to the increasing connections and interactions of components and systems, the protection of individual areas is becoming of decisive importance. And surge protection plays a more important role than ever before.

As a long-term, innovative partner, Weidmüller stands for reliable high-quality products for surge protection. In-depth specialist knowledge and hundreds of tailormade surge protection solutions make us your ideal partner. With our broad and comprehensive VARITECTOR product portfolio we offer surge protection for energy systems, for instrumentation and control, and for data interfaces.

Your benefits at a glance

Investment protection

Investment protection

We protect your investments through our reliable and sophisticated products and solutions, valuable services, and our advisory expertise.

Reliability and quality

Reliability and quality

Our products meet the highest requirement of the market. They fulfil all required norms and international standards. Long life cycles, cost-efficiency and permanent improvements are the basis of our products.

Highly customer-centric products and solutions

Highly customer-centric products and solutions

Market requirements differ and customer challenges are often specific. We focus highly on these needs and find answers.

Product HIGHLIGHT

VARITECTOR PU AC S-line

Safe, efficient and extremly space-saving

With increasing digitalisation, the infrastructure of intelligent devices and systems is becoming more and more sensitive to interferences. Besides, cost and competition are forcing manufacturers to improve compactness and efficiency of their products. The innovative gas arrester technology of our VARITECTOR PU AC S line enables a particularly space-saving design with only 18 mm width per pole. For excellent surge protection with a slim design and an attractive price/performance ratio.

  • Space savings of 50 % due to reduced width
  • Fuseless operation up to 315 A
  • Energetically coordinated as type I, II and III
  • More efficient installation

Product range

Surge protection for energy systems

In the energy sector, the VARITECTOR portfolio offers lightning and surge protection solutions for voltages from 75 V to 1,500 V for diverse applications in energy supply, renewable energies, water management, and the process industry. The products are tested according the valid product standards EN 61643-11 (AC), EN 50539-11 (PV) and UL 1449 Ed. 4.


Surge protection for energy systems
Your benefits
  • The arresters are tested according to product standard IEC/DIN EN 61643-11 and UL 1449 Ed.4
  • The arresters can be installed in systems according to IEC/DIN 61643-12 and IEC 62305-4
  • No back-up fuse needed up to 315 A
  • An integrated locking clip secures the pluggable arrester
  • Visual display now also in yellow as early warning signal

Surge protection for instrumentation and control (I&C)

Weidmüller's broad product range of VARITECTOR SPC for the I&C sector offers products in a 2-piece, pluggable design and VARITECTOR SSC modular terminals for tension clamp or screw connection.

Surge protection for instrumentation and control (I&C)
Your benefits
  • The VARITECTOR Series VSPC and VSSC are tested according to product standard IEC/EN 61643-21
  • The VARITECTOR Series VSPC and VSSC can be installed in systems according to IEC/EN 61643-22
  • The VARITECTOR series VSPC and VSSC can be used in applications according to classes C1, C2, C3, and D1
  • A visual and electrical signaling function is available as an option

Surge protection for data interfaces

Data transmission between controllers, computers, transducers, or actuators must be extremely reliable in order to avoid errors in the transmission of information. To protect this sensitive area, we offer a large number of suitable surge protection solutions.

Surge protection for data interfaces
Your benefits
  • Protects your standard signals such as RS 485 and RS 232
  • Ethernet CAT.6 Protection with PoE function

Product wizard for lightning and surge protection

Product wizard for lightning and surge protection

Product wizard for lightning and surge protection

With our product wizard you can select the specifications of your desired lightning and surge protection products, and you will be shown an overview of all matching Weidmüller products.

Varitector Selector Guide

Varitector Selector Guide

Varitector Selector Guide

Explore our Varitector Surge Protection Configurator for North America

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Simple planning through software support

Simple planning through software support

Use the Weidmüller Configurator to quickly and easily configure and request our components. The tool supports continuous engineering workflows, from planning with E-CAD systems through to documentation.

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