Arrester Separable Type, Separable Arrester    IEC

Arrester assembled in an insulated or screened housing providing system insulation, intended to be installed in an enclosure for the protection of distribution equipment and systems. Electrical connection may be made by sliding contact or by bolted devices; however, all separable arresters are dead-break arresters.

Note 1 The use of separable arresters is common in Europe.

Note 2 Most dead-front arresters are load-break arresters.

Note 3 The use of dead-front arresters is common in the USA.