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The TPME surge protective devices shield sensitive electronic equipment against the damaging effects of transients caused by lightning, utility load switching, internal load switching, and more. TPME is perfect for mid-level distribution and point of use applications.

  • Listed to UL 1449 4th Edition for Type 1 and Type 2 SPD applications
  • Available in 65 to 100 kA per mode surge current ratings 130 to 200 kA per phase
  • Features thermally protected metal oxide varistor (MOV) that ensures maximum performance and safe operation and eliminate the need for additional upstream over current protection
  • TPME standard features include dry contacts for remote monitoring
  • Indicating lights inform proper functioning of the device


  • Application versatility
  • Robust and compact design
  • No overvoltage protection required for certain voltages
  • 10-year limited warranty
  • Optional: TPHE can be factory integrated within a ABB switchgear and ABB panelboards

Product features

  • Standard features include a surge counter, audible alarm, indicating lights, dry contacts and NEMA 4 painted steel enclosure
  • Wall-mount SPD with enhanced thermal protection
  • Patented thermal fuse technology
  • Optional: Integral surge rated disconnect

Standards, Certifications & Classifications

  • UL Listed 1449 4th Edition, Type 1, Type 2
  • cUL Listed, CSA C22.2
  • UL 96A, for use in lightning protection systems


  • Single – Point use
  • Panelboards
  • Switchboards
  • Motors

Downloadable Resources

TPME Catalog

TPME 65 kA series

TPME 80 kA series

TPME 100 kA series