SurgePOD HEAVY DUTY UL Type 1 Surge Protective Device

Surge Protection Made Simple™ - Robust Type 1 SPDs Provide Ultimate Surge Protection for Critical Commercial and Industrial Applications

  • Type 1 UL 1449 3rd Edition Listed SPDs are easily selected and installed on the loadside or lineside of the service entrance overcurrent protective device
  • Patented Cooper Bussmann SurgePOD™ module technology eliminates the need for additional fusing
  • Voltage specific models precisely match and protect electrical systems and equipment up to 600Vac
  • Compact UV resistant NEMA 4X for indoor or outdoor applications
  • easyID™ LED status indicator provides surge protection status at a glance



Today’s world is full of electronic products and electrical devices that are susceptible to damage from overvoltage surges.

Surges caused by static discharge, capacitive and inductive loads or lightning can quickly destroy sophisticated electronic equipment and components used in industrial and commercial applications and cripple operations – particularly the data and communication systems that virtually every enterprise relies upon today, including UL 508A panels with their reliance on control circuits.

Cooper Bussmann offers a wide selection of surge protection products that help assure power quality by mitigating damaging surge and overvoltage conditions.

  • The HEAVY DUTY Type 1 SPD for critical commercial & industrial applications
  • 120 to 600Vac
  • 200kA SCCR
  • Single-phase, split-phase, Wye, Delta & Highleg Delta systems
  • Five-year warranty

Product Profile no. 3213

Data Sheet no. 2163

Product Overview Video

Application Guide no. 3193

Installation Sheet # 3A1984

Surge Protective Device Master Spec no. 10204

2-D & 3-D Drawings (see SPEC SHEETS and DOWNLOADS tab below)

Warranty Statement no. 3A1502

Competitor Cross Reference

Catalog Number SPH50SP____
System Voltages 120
Systems Single-Phase
Highleg Delta
SCCR 200kA
Nominal/Maximum Discharge Current (8x20µs) In/Imax 20kA / 50kA
Response Time <25ns
Standard UL 1449 3rd Edition Type 1 Listed SPD
Enclosure / Material NEMA 4X / UL 94-5VA
Agency Information cULus
CSA (excluding 600V Wye versions)
RoHS Compliant


Specifications (for all SurgePOD HD units)  Values
Short Circuit Current Rating (SCCR)  200kA
Nominal Discharge Current (8x20μs) In  20kA
Max. Discharge Current (8x20μs) Imax  50kA
Response Time tA  <25ns
Frequency  50/60Hz
Operating State/Fault Indication  Bi-Color LED - Green (good) / Red (replace)
Conductor Length / Guage  18 inches, 10 AWG Stranded Tinned Copper
Chase Nipple /Bracket*
Enclosure / Flammability Ratings  NEMA 4X - UL 94-5VA
Degree of Protection (Installed State)  IP20 (finger-safe)
SPD Install Location  Indoor/Outdoor
Circuit Location  Lineside or Loadside of service entrance overcurrent protective device
Standard  UL 1449 3rd Edition Type 1 Listed SPD
Agency Information  cULus, CSA**, RoHS Compliant
Product Warranty  5 Years***
Operating Temperature  -40˚C to +85˚C
Maximum Operating Altitude  16,000FT

  * Customer-supplied bracket.

 ** 600V Wye versions not CSA Certified.

*** See Cooper Bussmann SPD Limited Warranty Statement (3A1502) for details.