High performance PLC blocking filters for smart grid applications

24th June 2016
Source: Premo
Posted By : Daisy Stapley-Bunten

Introducing the new BF series with Plastic Housing structure integrated; the most compact blocking filter in the market by PREMO. This innovative solution allows a proper and more reliable PLC Communication, and it is based upon the combination of innovative component technology and design knowhow to enable economic EMC solutions.

The new BF series filter has been specially developed for Smart meters which comply with PLC protocol such as CENELEC Band A, PRIME & G3. PREMO´s BF series filters are installed between Smart meters and End users for reducing the noise coming from the end-user equipments via household wiring. In order to make continuous communication between Smart meters with Concentrators, PREMO has introduced the BF series which complies with EMC regulation of EN 50065-1. Further, the BF filters has been developed with high attenuation without earth or Ground system.

This extremely compact solution is offered with 3 kind of attenuation level for reducing all kind of noise from the end user equipments. The BF-xx-MM models are specially designed for smart meters with Re-connection mechanism which has auto connect/disconnect based on load impedance.

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Key features:

  • Very High performance > 40dB attenuation
  • High performance > 30dB attenuation
  • General type > 20dB attenuation
  • Easy to install into the 220Vac to 250Vac 50Hz/60Hz network
  • Designed with Double screws Terminations
  • Compact size in Plastic Housing with mounting type of Panel and DIN-Rail.

The BF series has been developed for Single Phase system requirements and can be used in 3 Phase system with maximum of 480Vac between Phases. Our standard models are rated with 20A, 30A & 40A with 250Vac.

All models are designed and manufactured according to EMC Directive 2004/108/EC, UL1283, EN60939-2, IEC 60950-1 & RoHS 2011/65/EU.


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