Surge & Burst/EFT Generators

Conducted immunity testing is a major requirement to attain CE marking for products. Multiple types of electrical disturbances are required to be tested and certified to pass the internal compliance standards, EFT/Burst standard EN/IEC 61000-4-4 and Surge (combo wave) standard IEC/EN 61000-4-5 are available in most standard EMI test sets made to...

Conducted immunity testing is a major requirement to attain CE marking for products. Multiple types of electrical disturbances are required to be tested and certified to pass the internal compliance standards, EFT/Burst standard EN/IEC 61000-4-4 and Surge (combo wave) standard IEC/EN 61000-4-5 are available in most standard EMI test sets made today. The EMC Shop stocks all types of Surge & Burst/EFT Generators for compliance and pre-compliance testing. Rent or buySurge & Burst/EFT Generators for individual tests or multifunction generators to complete an assortment of tests in a compact solution. Most systems can be easily upgraded to include additional tests as required.

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Transient generators are typically benchtop, but heavy equipment. When doing testing on three phase power lines systems usually require much larger coupling/decoupling networks which substantially increase system size. EM test environments with ground planes with connections to earth are required to safely use transient generators.

Common Transient Tests

Combination Wave/Surge:

  • IEC/EN 61000-4-5 specifies two Combination Wave pulses: Open Circuit Voltage Short Circuit Current
  • A common combination wave test is the 1.2/50 & 8/20
  • Another common wave test is the 10/700 & 5/320, or otherwise known as telecom wave
  • The four standard test levels , excluded of EUT: 0.5, 1, 2, 4 kV (0.25, 0.5, 1, 2 kA)

Burst/EFT:

  • A typical burst has a single pulse rise time/duration of 5 ns/50 ns from a source impedance of 50 Ω
  • Bursts of 15 ms duration with a repetition rate of 5 kHz (or 100 kHz) are applied every 300 ms
  • The standard defines four basic test levels, all with repetition frequencies 5 or 100 kHz
  • The level voltage depends on equipment being tested:
  • Power ports: 0.5 , 1, 2, 4 kV
  • Signal and control ports: 0.25, 0.5, 1, 2 kV

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    • All-in-One Package Includes:
    $1,975.00
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    • Perform Precompliance To:
      • IEC 61000-4-5 Surge Testing (6kV)
      • EFT testing to IEC 61000-4-4 limit (4kV)
      • PQF Dips and Interrupts to IEC 61000-4-11
    • Monitor surge voltage and current at the output terminals 
    • Creates custom test protocols
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    • Rent the Teseq NSG 3040-IEC System
    • Includes PQM 3403 module to perform interrupt tests
    • Fully IEC 61000-4-2, -4, -5 compliant
    • Fully IEC 61000-4-11 & -4-29 compliant
    • 16 A single phase CDN
    • Multi-function generator for immunity testing in compliance with EN/IEC 61000-4-4,5,11,29 for single phase testing up to 270 V/16 A.
    • Up to 4.4kV Surge and 4.8kV EFT/Burst testing
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    • Rentals Ship Immediately
    • Perform Precompliance To:
      • IEC 61000-4-5 Surge Testing (6kV)
      • EFT testing to IEC 61000-4-4 limit (4kV)
      • PQF Dips and Interrupts to IEC 61000-4-11
    • Monitor surge voltage and current at the output terminals 
    • Creates custom test protocols
    • Built in 1 Phase Coupler, 50-277 VAC, 16 Amps (100 VDC,10A) Maximum
    $2,249.00
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    • System Configuration:
      • E103 Controller (fiber-interface for remote control)
      • E411 EFT/Noise Burst Simulator to 4.4 kV (IEC 61000-4-4)
      • E501B Surge Simulator to 6.6 kV (IEC 61000-4-5, ANSI C62.41 Cat. B and UL 1449 at 3kA)
      • E4551A Single Phase Surge/EFT Coupler 250V rms (typ. 15 Amps)
      • Input voltage: 100V to 240VAC
      • Input Current: 3.5A at 100 V; 1.5A at 240 V
    $975.00
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    • Rent the Keytek ECAT System
    • System Configuration:
      • E103 Controller (fiber-interface for remote control)
      • E411 EFT/Noise Burst Simulator to 4.4 kV (IEC 61000-4-4)
      • E501B Surge Simulator to 6.6 kV (IEC 61000-4-5, ANSI C62.41 Cat. B and UL 1449 at 3kA)
      • E4551A Single Phase Surge/EFT Coupler 250V rms (typ. 15 Amps)
      • Input voltage: 100V to 240VAC
      • Input Current: 3.5A at 100 V; 1.5A at 240 V
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    • Rental Haefely ECOMPACT4's are Configured With:
      • Combowave/Surge per IEC 61000-4-5 edition 3 
      • Electrical Fast Transients (EFT)/Burst per IEC 61000-4-4 edition 3
      • CDN Coupling/Decoupling Network 1-Phase 230V AC / 60V DC, 16A 
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    • Surge voltage to 4 kV per IEC 61000-4-5
    • EFT/Burst to 4.4 kV per IEC 61000-4-4
    • Optioncal Coupling Clamp for Data Line EFT Testing
    • Optional Coupling Network for Data Line Surge Testing
    • Optional ESD to 16.5 kV per IEC 61000-4-2
    • Built in CDN for Single Phase DUT
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