Director of Business Development
Low VSWR and insertion loss Rugged and waterproof Maximum protection
in minimum space
Westford, MA, February 10, 2006 - - NexTek, Inc., a leading
designer of best-in-class lightning protection and EMC / power conditioning products
and services, announces a new family of lightning arrestors designed to operate
at frequencies of up to 12.5 GHz. The SurgeGuard™ PTC-SAx-SAF-20 is a gas discharge
tube-type lightning arrestor with SMA connectors. This PTC series is designed for
use in 0-12.5 GHz microwave applications, and provides industry-leading performance
characterized by very low VSWR and insertion loss. Compact geometries (≤36.2mm
L x 16.6mm D) assure maximum protection in the minimum space.
Able to withstand
harsh environmental conditions, the PTC-SAx-SAF-20 series is both rugged and waterproof.
Using nickel-over-brass construction, a gold center conductor and gold contacts,
the PTC-SAx-SAF-20 meets the most stringent military, commercial and environmental
standards, including IP67. Additional features include: normal and reverse polarity
SMA connectors, 10x multiple strike capability @ 5kA, 20 kA (8 x 20μs) surge
capability, bi-directional protection and an operating temperature range of -40°C
The SurgeGuard™ PTC series of lightning arrestors is available
in various polarity configurations, and is value-priced in OEM quantities at $40
each. For more information or a datasheet with product specifications, visit www.nexteklightning.com.
NexTek's SurgeGuard™ PTC
series of lightning arrestors operate at frequencies up to 12.5 GHz.
notes for Editors
Dir. Business Development VP, Engineering PR Representative
Tim Mullane George Kauffman Ira Sabran
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About NexTek, Inc.
NexTek is an excellence-oriented
engineering company with that provides best-in-class lightning protection, and EMC
/ power conditioning products and services. NexTek designs, develops, manufactures
and markets EMI/EMC solutions internationally. NexTek provides technical resources
and solves customers' EMC challenges by providing cost-effective, high-quality,
high-performance products and services.
NexTek offers high quality standard products
and continues to evolve products to solve customer challenges. The core product
portfolio is based upon coaxial RF protector designs using gas discharge, quarter-wave
and filter technology. The industry-leading product portfolio delivers both superior
performance and value for wireless communications, WiMAX, Wi-Fi, aviation, military
and homeland security applications.
The company's Westford, MA headquarters,
houses the engineering, sales and marketing departments. NexTek's products are manufactured
in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and internationally. For more information about
NexTek and its products, please visit the company's web site at
The SurgeGuard™ trademark is the property of NexTek, Inc.