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Schaffner Ltd

Schaffner is the international leader in the fields of electromagnetic compatibility, power quality and power magnetics supports with its components solutions for an efficient and reliable use of electric energy. With its products and services, the Schaffner Group plays a key role in promoting technologies that support renewable energies, ensures the reliable functioning of electronic equipment and systems in compliance with all major quality and performance standards and meets the requirements for greater energy efficiency.

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Optoelectronics
13th July 2021
FN2560 EMC filter for LED lighting applications launched

Schaffner has extended its range of filters for LED lighting applications with the introduction of the new FN2560 EMC filter range. Specifically designed for attenuation requirements in the lighting industry the performance of the filter starts at frequencies as low as 9kHz.

Appointments
11th March 2021
Schaffner appoints Distribution Sales Manager for EMEA

Schaffner has appointed Jamie Furness as their new Distribution Sales Manager for the EMEA region. Based in the UK Jamie Furness is familiar with the Schaffner product range having previously represented Schaffner while working at Farnell, and with tenure at Avnet, TTI and Future he knows the distribution channel very well. 

E-mech
5th November 2020
EMC line filters boast power ratings up to 600A

A complete range of its FN3280H 4-Line EMC filter series featuring higher insulation resistances has been released by Schaffner.

Power
14th September 2020
Single-phase EMC filter for control equipment following increase in demand

Schaffner has reintroduced the FN2415 - single-phase EMC filter for control equipment with extended capabilities. Large and complex machine tools with multiple driving axes and very long motor cables can be subjected to major reliability problems caused by internal coupling of interferences from the drive system to the control wires.

Automotive
13th July 2020
Whitepaper on EMC considerations for EV charging

New electric car models are introduced almost daily. The market forecast for the BEV (Battery Electric Vehicle) predicts very strong growth in the coming years. Schaffner has released a whitepaper examining the safety and EMC considerations for EV charging.

Frequency
5th April 2020
Harmonic filters meet demanding drive applications

Filters designed to reliably mitigate excessive harmonics in demanding applications have been unveiled by Schaffner.

Design
13th February 2020
EMC products on EPLAN data portal

Schaffner has announced its presence on the EPLAN data portal with immediate effect. EPLAN is a powerful information source for global design engineering. The data portal offers customers shared by Schaffner and EPLAN benefits from the integration of device data and CAD which can be used digitally and efficiently in design engineering.

Power
21st November 2019
Take charge of e-mobility

  E-mobility and the supply of the energy required for charging facilities are taking centre stage in automotive electronics, says Holger Urban, Schaffner Group

Optoelectronics
7th November 2019
A compact, application-specific, line filter for lighting applications

Schaffner has introduced a new single-phase EMC filter. With a 350 VAC rating, the filter can be used in typical single-phase applications (120 VAC and 230 VAC). Or industrial applications when utilising phase to neutral voltage off three phase power. 

Power
7th November 2019
Schaffner (re)shapes electrical power through Industry 4.0

Schaffner will be presenting their latest innovations from their EMC, Power Quality and Power Magnetics divisions at SPS 2019. The new FN 3287/88 EMC filter series introduces innovations in 3-phase EMC filters and is now available with low leakage currents (<1mA) versions for general machine and plant construction. 

Passives
22nd October 2019
High performance ecosine passive harmonic filter

Schaffner will be presenting their latest innovations from their EMC, Power Quality and Power Magnetics divisions at SPS 2019. The new FN 3287/88 EMC filter series introduces innovations in three-phase EMC filters and is now available with low leakage currents (<1mA) versions for general machine and plant construction.

Power
11th July 2019
High-performance IEC C14 power entry module with fuse holder

The high-performance filter series FN 9262 (with fuse holder) and FN 9266 (with dual pole switch), have been developed by Schaffner for applications demanding high RFI attenuation performance. They represent an enhanced version of the already market proven FN 9260 and FN 9264 filter families. 

Power
6th June 2019
The latest low leakage current EMI filter

Specialist in the fields of electromagnetic compatibility and power quality, Schaffner, has introduced the new FN 3287 and FN 3288 series designed for motor drives, power drive systems and many other power converter applications. These innovative filters are optimised to best serve the requirements of machine tool and machinery equipment.

Cables/Connecting
23rd May 2019
Angled locking cable for IEC C14 power connectors

International electromagnetic compatibility company, Schaffner has introduced a new series of locking cables for any IEC C14 application. The newest connector in the IL13 family sets a benchmark in space limited locking situations. Due to its angled construction the connector can be beneficially used with devices standing next to a wall or in table-top applications. 

Power
19th February 2019
AC line reactors with optimised design

International specialist in the fields of electromagnetic compatibility and power quality, Schaffner, has announced the introduction of the new AC line reactor series RWK 3044 and RWK 3062. RWK 3044 and RWK 3062 are designed for 400 and 690VAC power networks, and provide impedance of four and two percent respectively. 

Analysis
12th December 2018
Schaffner delivers record sales in fiscal 2017/18

In fiscal year 2017/18 the Schaffner Group continued its profitable growth, with sales expanding in all three divisions. Compared to the prior year (PY), order intake (i.e., new orders) rose by 12% to CHF 223.5 million (PY: CHF 199.5 million). Gross margin was 28.4%, as in the prior year. 

Power
23rd November 2018
Small three phase Book Style EMC filter

Specialist in the field of electromagnetic compatibility and power quality, Schaffner, have introduced the new FN 3287 and FN 3288 series designed for motor drives, power drive systems and many other power converter applications. These innovative filters are not only optimised to best serve the requirements of machine tool and machinery equipment but will find wider application areas. 

Events News
31st October 2018
EMC devices for medical to be showcased at electronica

Products and services from its EMC and Automotive Divisions will be showcased by Schaffner at Electronica 2018. EMC filters specifically designed for medical devices offer end users simple solutions to EMC issues and get product certifications without adding any additional risk to the patient.

Power
26th September 2018
Versatile RFI filters meet high frequency operation

  Electronica 2018 Preview: RFI filters from Schaffner are equipped withIEC Inlet C14 or C20. The dual-stage FN 9255 filters have been developed for high frequency applications, above 30MHz and join the company’s existing FN 92XX filter families.

Medical
9th September 2018
The need for EMI filtering in medical devices

  Medical devices are increasingly using sensitive analogue electronics, wireless technologies and microprocessors, which brings EMC considerations to the fore, says David Armitage, Schaffner

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