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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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.
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.
Harmonic filters meet demanding drive applications
Filters designed to reliably mitigate excessive harmonics in demanding applications have been unveiled by Schaffner.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Schaffner appoints new Head of Power Magnetics division
The Board of Directors of Schaffner Holding AG appointed Daniel G. Zeidler as Head of Power Magnetics division and member of the Executive Committee. He will take up his duties at Schaffner no later than 1st March 2019.
New generation of modular compact active harmonic filters
Schaffner is again setting a benchmark with its product offering for harmonics mitigation solutions. ecosine active sync utilises superior technology to reliably mitigate excessive harmonics with an evolutionary modular product concept. With the new ecosine active sync filters FN3530/31/40/41, FN3532/42 and FN3545 Schaffner now offers the most effective harmonic mitigation solution available, especially for mixed load and dynamic load profil...
Power Entry Modules suitable for use in audio and video equipment
Schaffner has had their FN 9280 and FN 9290 families of market-leading high-end IEC Power Entry Modules (PEM) approved to IEC62368-1. Certification to IEC62368-1 enables customers manufacturing Audio/Video, Information and Communications Technology equipment to comply more easily with the requirements of the new technology-independent ‘hazard-based’ standards approach.