Isolating spark gap

BF PC 500/20
Part Number: 90231522
BF PC 500/20
  • Isolating spark gap
  • Outdoor application
  • Max. discharge current : 150 kA
  • EN 62561-3 compliance

These spark gap are designed to protect metallic elements, like antennas, poles, pipes, roofing equipment…which are not connected to earth for operating reason, against the risk of flashover during strike on the installation. BFP100 is a specific version of the high energy gas tube P100, featured with isolated sleeve for outdoor application.

Rated DC withstand voltage Uw DC 250 V
Rated AC withstand voltage Uw AC 150 Vac
DC sparkover voltage (100V/s) 400-600 V
DC spark voltage tolerance (100V/s) +/- 20%
Maximum impulse sparkover voltage (1kV/µs) <1200 V
Follow current If Yes
Nominal discharge current In 80 kA
Max. discharge current Imax 150 kA
Impulse current by pole Iimp 50 kA
Classification following IEC 62561-3 H
Max. capacitance C < 7 pF
Insulation resistance IR 1 Gohm
Rated impulse sparkover voltage Ur Iimp 1000 V
DC Holdover voltage ≥ 80 V
Technology Gas discharge tube
Connection to Network Wire (BF PS) wire terminal (BF PC)
Operating temperature Tu -40/+85°C
Protection rating IP67
Outdoor application Yes
Number of units per package 1 unit per packaging
Dimensions See diagram
Standards compliance NF EN 62561-3 / IEC 61643-11 / IEC 61643-311
RohS compliance Yes