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Engineering Application Bulletin for an

Integrated Surge Management System™ Power Protection Solution
CONTENTS 1.0 INTRODUCTION 2.0 THE INTEGRATED SURGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM™ POWER PROTECTION SOLUTION 2.1 Overview 2.2 The Petroleum Equipment Network 3.0 THE SURGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM™ 3.1 Surge Management System™ Distribution Cabinet Application Overview 3.2 Features of the Surge Management System™ 3.3 Typical Installation of a Surge Management System™ 4.0 PROTECTION FOR MODEMS 4.1 Telephone Line Protection 5.0 UNINTERRUPTIBLE POWER SUPPLIES FOR POINT OF SALES EQUIPMENT 5.1 Uninterruptible Power Supplies 6.0 PROTECTION FOR THE PETROLEUM NETWORK DATA EQUIPMENT 6.1 Dispenser Network Data Protection 6.2 Point of Sales Network Data Protection 7.0 THE PRODUCTS FOR A SURGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM™ INTEGRATED SOLUTION 7.1 Surge Management System™ Part Numbers 7.2 Uninterruptible Power Supplies 7.3 Telephone Line Surge Suppressors 7.4 Petroleum Network Data Protection 8.0 SELECTING THE PRODUCTS FOR A SURGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM™ INTEGRATED SOLUTION 8.1 Selecting a Surge Management System™ 8.2 Selecting the Uninterruptible Power Supplies 8.3 Selecting the Telephone Line Surge Suppression 8.4 Selecting the Data Circuit Surge Protection

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and providing solutions to many problem sites.APPLICATION BULLETIN AB-1044-B Surge Management System™ Power Protection Solutions January 16. Greensboro. The following were considered in the development of this application document. application. 2004 1. Power Integrity has been involved in evaluating oil companies’ electrical plans. giving on-site training and education to installers and electricians. The integrated Surge Management System™ protection solution addresses the concerns and needs of the convenience store industry.O. Power Integrity Corporation P. NC 27429 Page 2 of 10 . and pricing of each protection solution. such as: ♦ ♦ ♦ The National Electrical Code (NEC) Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Underwriters Laboratories (UL) The following sections describe in more detail the features. Box 9682. completing site evaluations.0 INTRODUCTION Power Integrity Corporation’s main field of study is the convenience store industry. AC Surge Suppression Power protection is provided by a centralized Surge Management SystemTM Uninterruptible Power Supplies Provide battery backup protection for the point-of-sales terminals and computers. Power Protection v How do electronic circuits respond to changes in the electrical supply? v What is the susceptibility of electronic equipment to damage caused by irregular power conditions? v What are the requirements and recommendations of the governing agencies. During the last 10 years Power Integrity has been focused on providing a level of education to the industry. Modem Protectors Telephone line protectors help to provide complete protection for modems and devices that connect to telephone lines.

grounded. telephone line surge suppression. Box 9682. NC 27429 Page 3 of 10 .APPLICATION BULLETIN AB-1044-B Surge Management System™ Power Protection Solutions January 16. Power Integrity Corporation P.O. A total protection package includes a Surge Management System™ distribution center. The Integrated Surge Management System™ Power Protection Solution provides the following: ♦ ♦ ♦ Surge Suppression Uninterruptible Power Protection for Point-of-sales Terminals and Computers Telephone Line Protection 2. specified.1 Overview After reviewing general specifications and based on our experience and knowledge. Greensboro. Figure 2. It is a modular electrical power protection and distribution solution package for new and tear-down/rebuild installations. Data communication quality and communication ports are extremely susceptible to disturbances related to electrical problems. the electrical circuits must be properly protected. and uninterruptible power supplies. This equipment can be identified by tracing the data communication wiring that interconnects this equipment. Power Integrity has generated this power solution package.2 The Petroleum Equipment Network Petroleum network equipment consists of all electronic equipment required to dispense and process the related sales transactions of petroleum products.0 THE INTEGRATED SURGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMTM POWER PROTECTION SOLUTION 2. and installed. 2004 2.1 The Petroleum network consists of equipment required to dispense and sell petroleum products. To have a reliable environment for the petroleum network to operate.

Figure 3.3 shows the typical connection of a single branch circuit that is connected through a surge suppression module to the electronic equipment.2 In addition to multiple surge suppression modules the Surge Management System provides a surge suppression ground. The SMS is mounted adjacent to the site’s electrical panel and power distribution system. and provides protection of a single branch electrical circuit. (see Figure 3.APPLICATION BULLETIN AB-1044-B 3.1 Surge Management System™ Distribution Cabinet Application Overview The Surge Management SystemTM (SMS) is designed to provide the required power protection for retrofit. These modules are series connected in a branch circuit to provide dedicated line protection. Power Integrity Corporation P. Greensboro. new and remodeled sites. Figure 3.0 SURGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM™ Surge Management System™ Power Protection Solutions January 16. NC 27429 Page 4 of 10 . A module is to be installed in each electrical circuit that is connected to a piece of equipment that is part of the petroleum network. Figure 3. 2004 3. The SMS is a protection panel that houses multiple fused surge suppression modules. 3.2).1 illustrates a typical application in an existing site.1 The application of a Surge Management System in a retrofit installation is shown. Box 9682. Figure 3.2 Features of the Surge Management System The Surge Management System contains individual surge suppressor modules. Surge Suppression Modules EXISTING ELECTRICAL PANEL SURGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM Petroleum Network Electronic Equipment Circuit Breaker Ground Bar Series Connected Fused Surge Suppression Module Figure 3.O. Each module is connected to.3 Series connected surge suppression modules are connected between the branch circuit breaker and the equipment being protected.

3 Typical Installation of a Surge Management System™ The Surge Management System™ is designed to be installed adjacent to the general-purpose electrical panels. Box 9682. In this example a Surge Management System™ Model PS-12-12-15 is shown. Greensboro. Figure 3.5 shows a typical panel elevation detail as would be found in a set of electrical blueprints.APPLICATION BULLETIN AB-1044-B Surge Management System™ Power Protection Solutions January 16.O. Figure 3.5 System™ A Typical Panel Elevation with a Surge Management Power Integrity Corporation P. NC 27429 Page 5 of 10 . 2004 3.

1 Telephone Line Protection For complete protection of the petroleum network it is necessary to provide protection for all electrical paths in which surges can enter the network from the outside environment. from resetting the sales equipment. The other model (TLP-60) is designed to protect additional conductors and is used where a modem or credit card terminal may be connected to a leased high speed data line. To do so requires that all telephone circuits which are connected to any type of modems or credit card terminals be protected.O.1 Uninterruptible Power Supplies An uninterruptible power supply (UPS) has been specified for each point of sales terminals. High-speed lines can be identified by the size of the modular plug.APPLICATION BULLETIN AB-1044-B 4. For protection at the majority of sites (2) standard telephone line protectors and (1) high-speed data line protector will provide adequate telephone line protection. UNINTERRUPTIBLE POWER SUPPLIES Provides battery backup protection for the point of sales terminals.0 PROTECTION FOR MODEMS Surge Management System™ Power Protection Solutions January 16. Box 9682. One model (TLP-2B) is designed for protection of a standard voice or dial-up telephone circuit.0 UNINTERRUPTIBLE POWER SUPPLIES FOR POINT OF SALES EQUIPMENT 5. The UPS also prevents short power flickers such as those caused by brown outs and black outs. 2004 4. This eliminates the waiting required for a system to reboot. Modem Protectors Telephone line protectors help to provide complete protection for modems and devices that connect to telephone lines. 5. Greensboro. Each UPS is rated for 500va and provides the necessary backup time to allow an orderly shut down of the sales terminals. NC 27429 Page 6 of 10 . Power Integrity offers two models of telephone line protectors. Power Integrity Corporation P.

the system includes an enclosure and up to four data protectors. for two protectors or up to four protectors. or a combination dependent on the site. the Point of Sales Data Circuit Protectors provide protection against excessive voltages that can cause erroneous data and damage equipment.APPLICATION BULLETIN AB-1044-B Surge Management System™ Power Protection Solutions January 16. Each protector can protect up to eight circuits.0 Protection for the Petroleum Network Data Circuits and Equipment 6. the system includes a bracket and up to four data protectors. Depending on the quantity of POS terminals being protected. The system can be configured in either RS-232 or RS-422/485 depending on system requirements. Dispenser Network Data Protection Protectors provide protection against excessive voltages that can damage equipment and cause erroneous data. The enclosure comes in two sizes for a single protector or up to four protectors. Depending on the quantity of dispensers on site. NC 27429 Page 7 of 10 . The system installs in-line with the circuits running between the POS terminals and the distribution box. 2004 6. the Dispenser Data Circuit Protectors provide protection against excessive voltages that can cause erroneous data and damage equipment. Power Integrity Corporation P. Systems can be configured in either RS-485. Point of Sales Network Data Protection Protectors provide protection against excessive voltages that can damage equipment and cause erroneous data. Current Loop.O. Box 9682. The bracket comes in two sizes. The system is installed in-line with the circuits running between the dispensers and the distribution box.1 Dispenser Data Circuit Protection Designed to protect the credit card and dispenser data that flows between the fuel dispensers and the dispenser data distribution box. Greensboro. 6.2 Point-of-Sales Data Circuit Protection Designed to protect the credit card and dispenser data that flows between the Point of Sales (POS) terminals and the dispenser data distribution box.

DB9 F-F 7V for RS422/485 Data Circuits Data Circuit Protector.237. DB9 M-M 15V for RS232 Data Circuits Data Circuit Protector. DB25 M-F 15 V for RS232 Data Circuits Power Integrity Corporation P.4 Data Circuit Protectors The number and model of DCP protectors is dependent upon the configuration of dispensers and POS systems. For more information contact Dave Waterman 800. NC 27429 Page 8 of 10 . All models are rated for 120VAC. 120VAC 500 VA 750 VA 7.1 Surge Management System ™ Part Numbers Surge Management Systems™ are available for the following configurations Standard Models Description PS-06-06-15 PS-09-09-15 PS-12-12-15 PK-15-09-06 PK-18-09-09 PK-21-12-09 Surge Management System™ with 6 Surge Protection Modules Surge Management System™ with 9 Surge Protection Modules Surge Management System™ with 12 Surge Protection Modules Surge Management System™ PS-06-06-15 and PS-09-09-15 Two (2) Surge Management System™ PS-09-09-15 Surge Management System™ PS-09-09-15 and PS-12-12-15 7.2 Uninterruptible Power Supplies The following are the Uninterruptible Power Supplies that are recommended. 8 Pin Modular for RS232 Data Circuits with Cable Data Circuit Protector. Greensboro. 8 Pin Modular 7 V for RS-422/485 Data Circuits Data Circuit Protector. Telephone Line Surge Suppressor Models Description TLP-2B TLP-60 Standard Voice / Dial-up Telephone Line Surge Suppressor Leased Line Telephone Line Surge Suppressor 7.O. Box 9682.3 Telephone Line Surge Suppressors The following are the Telephone Line Surge Suppressors that are recommended.6260 Data Circuit Protectors Description DCP-8TCL DCP-8TRS4 DCP-AM8/232 DCPAM8/422/485 DCP-DBD9/232 DCPDBD9/422/485 DCP-DBD25/232 Data Circuit Protector 8 Pair. UPS Models Description Load Capacity UPS-PICO500 UPS-PICO750 500VA. Plug Term RS485/422 Data Circuit Protector.APPLICATION BULLETIN AB-1044-B Surge Management System™ Power Protection Solutions January 16.0 THE PRODUCTS FOR A SURGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM INTEGRATED SOLUTION 7. 120VAC 750VA. Below are some of our DCP models. 2004 7. 50V Plug Term Current Loop Data Circuit Protector 8 Pair.

1 If the total number of circuits is less than or equal to 6 then order a PS-06-06-15.O.0 SELECTING THE PRODUCTS FOR A SURGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMTM INTEGRATED SOLUTION 8. Greensboro. Or If the total number of circuits is less than or equal to 12 then order a PS-12-12-15. Number of Circuits Electronic Equipment Dispensers Site Control or Distribution Boxes (generally backroom equipment) Point-of-sale. Box 9682. v For each Point-of-sales terminal order (1) UPS-PICO500 v If (2) Point-of-sales terminals are close enough together (1) UPS-PICO750 can be used in place of (2) UPS-PICO500 units.1 is provided for assistance. POS Paypoints Manager’s Office PC’s Automatic Teller Machines Lottery Machine Video / Security System Electronic Safes Standalone Card Readers Printers not associated with the POS Other Equipment TOTAL Table 7.APPLICATION BULLETIN AB-1044-B Surge Management System™ Power Protection Solutions January 16. Or If the total number of circuits is less than or equal to 9 then order a PS-09-09-15.1 Selecting a Surge Management System™ To select the required Surge Management System™ power protection it is necessary to count the number of electrical circuits that are required to power the electronic equipment of the petroleum network.2 Selecting the Uninterruptible Power Supplies To select the required Uninterruptible Power Supplies use the following guidelines. Power Integrity Corporation P. 8. Table 7. If so additional UPS may be necessary. 2004 8. NC 27429 Page 9 of 10 . v For an office computer that requires a UPS order a UPS-PICO500 v Some older dispenser networks and third party point-of-sales systems may require a UPS for a control box.

Veriphone Ruby MSI Radiant Glbarco UBD Tokheim 67A Tokheim 67B Tokheim 69 Other Third Party POS (RS-232) Other Third Party POS 422/485) (RS- Schlumberger UDB Autogas UDB Other Other Third Part POS Power Integrity Corporation P. Box 9682. Gilbarco Wayne Tokheim Slumberger Other Wayne EC Tokheim DHC Tokheim VXDHC Gilbarco PAM Schlumberger SAM Point Of Sales Manufacturer Qty. Petroleum System Information Dispenser Manufacturer Qty w/ Credit Card Qty w/o Credit Card Qty w/ Speed Pass TM Site Controller Manufacturer Qty. NC 27429 Page 10 of 10 .O. Allied Box Other None (Integral to Point of Sales) Wayne Plus Gilbarco G-Site Site Controller) Autogas Regal Site Controller) (Integrated (Integrated Dispenser Distribution Box Manufacturer Qty. Greensboro. v For each standard / dial-up telephone line order (1) TLP-2B v For each leased telephone line order (1) TLP-60 8.3 Selecting the Telephone Line Surge Suppression To select the required number and type of telephone line surge suppressors use the following guidelines.APPLICATION BULLETIN AB-1044-B Surge Management System™ Power Protection Solutions January 16.4 Selecting the Data Circuit Surge Suppression To select the required number and type of data circuit surge suppressors use the following guidelines. 2004 UPSPICO-500 UPSPICO-750 UPSPICO750 UPSPICO1000 8.