An even better Arc Guard System™
TVOC-2, ABB’s latest Arc Monitor, builds on the well known TVOC design. Its new functions and features improve an already great product, putting even more focus on reliability, flexibility and simplicity.
Arc Guard System™ protects people and equipment, and eliminates unnecessary production stops. Arc monitor type TVOC-2 is ABB’s state-of-the-art solution for arc fault protection in all applications, providing functional safety.
With over 35 years of experience, Arc Guard System™ has become an industry standard in several key markets, helping to protect personnel and businesses around the world.
Typical applications include all low- and medium-voltage switchgears.
Benefits of TVOC-2
Certified according to functional safety (SIL-2) standard
Over 35 years experience in Arc Guard Systems
Pre-calibrated optical sensors
HMI (Human Machine Interface) can be mounted
on the panel door
Expand with up to 30 optical sensors
Configure the system according to various needs
User-friendly start-up menu
DIN-rail or wall-mounted
Easy to expand as the switchgear grows
ABB's Arc Guard System consists of optical sensors, which respond to light caused by an arc inside a switchgear cabinet, connected to a monitoring unit with fiber optic cable. Up to 30 sensors can be connected to each monitoring unit.
The benefits of the ABB Arc Guard System :
- Production loss is reduced to a minimum, increasing operational safety and reliability.
- The safety of personnel is greatly enhanced.
- The cost of replacing switchgear and components, as well as the repairs to buildings, is significantly reduced.
- Easy installation, suitable for retrofit.