Lightning current and surge arrester combination with KEMA and UL approval

FLASHTRAB compact and VALVETRAB compact make up the innovative lightning current and surge arrester range from Phoenix Contact. For the first time, it offers a consistent design from the type 1/type 2 FLASHTRAB compact arrester combination up to the powerful type 2 VALVETRAB compact surge arresters.

The easy-to-install installation blocks for three-phase four or five-conductor networks offer powerful surge protection for any requirements and any application - from the main supply to subdistribution.

Properties which will convince you

Convincing product properties
Customer benefit and user-friendliness were the main priorities in the development and design of the arrester range. Individual features include:
  • Universal pluggability,
  • Flexible installation direction,
  • Mechanical status display,
  • Integrated remote signaling,
  • On-site testing with the CHECKMASTER.

Tested reliability

But the products are not only distinguished by their easy handling. Their internal values are right, too. As confirmation, the arresters of the product range were granted the approval mark of the American Underwriter Laboratories (UL) and the European testing authority KEMA on the article label.

Thanks to the passed tests according to American guidelines, the products FLASHTRAB compact (FLT-CP…) and VALVETRAB compact (VAL-CP…) can be used without limitations within North America.


The compact arrester blocks satisfy the highest technical requirements according to the current standards and guidelines put on coordinated lightning and surge voltage protection.

The product properties span the complete "compact" product range and therefore offer incomparable benefits in selection, installation and maintenance, which one can expect from professional surge protection.

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