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Johnson Electric has unveiled a new disconnect relay product designed for the U.S. smart meter market. Launched under the Ledex brand, the relay provides low contact resistance with accurate and reliable switching, according to the company.

The Ledex-BLP 200 relay is designed specifically for 200 A load specifications, meets UL, ANSI, NEMA, CSA and IEC standards and is manufactured with UL-94-VO-rated materials, Johnson Electric adds.

"Reliable and safe switching operation in smart meters is a critical requirement," says Jim Dick, Johnson Electric's senior vice president of strategic marketing. "This Ledex-BLP relay is the technology leader and safe choice for smart meter designers and utility companies.”


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