HUBER+SUHNER - Shortform Describes Industry Leading Lightning And EMP Protection Capability

19th April 2012
ES Admin
HUBER+SUHNER just published a new shortform that outlines the company’s industry leading capability in lightning and EMP protection for communications, defence and industrial applications. HUBER+SUHNER is an international manufacturer and supplier of electrical and optical interconnectivity components and systems based on its unique mix of radio frequency, fibre-optic and low frequency technology.
HUBER+SUHNER’s experience in lightning and EMP protection spans more than 40 years and, today, the company offers a wide variety of protection technologies and solutions for RF, microwave, data line and DC/AC applications.

Among the many highlights included in the company’s current product portfolio is the world’s first self-extinguishing gas discharge tube (GDT) protector, products designed to cope with the highest lightning parameters, devices that provide the highest level protection with very low residual voltage and energy levels. A key parameter of all these products is their stability, RF performance remains unchanged before and after a lightning strike.

Industry Specific Solutions
For mobile communications, HUBER+SUHNER offers a comprehensive range of coaxial lightning and surge protectors covering all major protection technologies, frequency bands, installation options and interfaces.

In defence applications, HUBER+SUHNER provides protection components for land based, airborne and naval tactical communications, navigation and electronic warfare systems.

Designed for the burgeoning GPS sector, the company offers hybrid line protectors based on GDT technology for DC powered GPS receiver applications as well as quarter-wave shorting stub protectors.

In broadband wireless systems, HUBER+SUHNER produces a variety of coaxial GDT protectors including line protectors and broadband quarter-wave shorting stub protectors designed for the protection of traditional RF and microwave broadband wireless applications from DC to 6GHz. For equipment with twisted pair connections, the company has recently introduced CAT5 and Gigabit CAT6 data line protectors.

As you would expect from an industry leading manufacturer, HUBER+SUHNER supports its design and manufacturing capability with an extensive high voltage impulse laboratory and testing facility to ensure its designs are in accordance with all international lighting, surge and NEMP standards.

The brochure is available free of charge and can be viewed or downloaded at

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