Surge protection for measurement and control technology

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Comprehensive protection

Devices used in measurement and control technology require special protection. Look out for powerful devices with a low protection level.

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When a number of signal cables are installed in parallel, voltage peaks can have a disastrous effect. Our surge protective devices for measurement and control technology consist of powerful components with a low protection level which respond quickly. This means that your signals and measured values remain available and undistorted.

Your advantages

  • More space in the control cabinet – thanks to compact design
  • Protection for all common signals, thanks to the complete product portfolio
  • Service that can be planned thanks to self-monitoring protective devices (PLUGTRAB PT-IQ)
  • Worldwide use in potentially explosive areas, thanks to ATEX and IECEx approvals
  • Versatile use: designs and connection methods adapted to the application
  • Easy testing thanks to plug-in design of arresters (PLUGTRAB PT)

Always the right surge protection

Phoenix Contact offers innovative surge protection components for all requirements in measurement and control technology:

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Design width per core3.5 mm3.5 mm3.1 mm1.5 mm4.75 mm
Connection technologyPush-in/screwScrewScrew/spring-cageScrewIDC PLUS/screw

Typical fields of application

Surge protection for measurement and control technology from Phoenix Contact: areas of application  

PLUGTRAB PT in process technology

Typical fields of application for surge protective devices for measurement and control technology are:

  • Process technology
  • Water and waste water technology
  • Power engineering
  • Traffic engineering and building automation

Use our devices to protect all common signals: from 2-wire through to 6-wire technology, such as temperature measurement or current loops.

Choose between one-piece or multi-part protective devices for the DIN rail and screw-in devices.


586 Fulling Mill Road
Middletown, PA 17057
(800) 888-7388


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Surge protection for measurement and control technology


Handling of PT-IQ

Simple construction and fast wiring with PLUGTRAB PT-IQ intelligent surge protection.

Surge protection for measurement and control technology

Learning module on surge protection for measurement and control technology.


Learning module on PLUGTRAB PT-IQ, the intelligent surge protection system.