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TMCNet:  Littelfuse Startco Hosting a One-Day Technical Seminar in Vancouver on Improving Electrical Safety in Mining

[March 05, 2014]

Littelfuse Startco Hosting a One-Day Technical Seminar in Vancouver on Improving Electrical Safety in Mining

CHICAGO --(Business Wire)--

Littelfuse, Inc., a global supplier of circuit protection, power control and sensing products is hosting a one-day technical seminar for Relays and Custom Products in Vancouver, British Colombia, Canada. The seminar will be held March 13, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver from 8:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.

Littelfuse Startco mining and oil sands application experts will be directing the seminar and discussing how to mitigate electrical hazards, to improve the safety, reliability and uptime of mining operations. Topics include: Arc-Flash Mitigation, Ground-Fault Protection, Shock Protection and Personnel Protection and Custom Power Equipment Standards and Design. The seminar will discuss theory, industry standards, specifications, as well as practical considerations and applications.

"What truly sets Littelfuse Startco apart is the deep mining expertise of our engineering staff. With more than 5,000 completed pieces of equipment, our professional engineers partner with customers and their consulting firms to ensure that their unique requirements are satisfied. The goal of the technical seminar is to share this experience with our artners," says Dan Stanek, Vice President and General Manager of Littelfuse Protection Relays and Custom Electrical Products.

About Our Products

For almost 40 years, Littelfuse Startco products have been an integral part of electrical systems that power and protect critical applications in the harshest underground and above ground mining environments. Littelfuse Startco custom power distribution centers, substations and mining machine controls are used by the world's leading mining companies. The newly expanded Saskatoon facility is able to meet aggressive timelines while still maintaining the same high quality standards. All Littelfuse Startco custom-built units are 100% tested in our CSA-approved facility to ensure they work exactly as expected.

To register for the event:

The seminar is strictly limited to 100 attendees and is designed specifically for engineering consultants, safety managers, mining professionals and technicians. For more information and a link to the registration form, please visit www.littelfuse.com/rsvp.

Protection Relays and Custom Products Information

For more information on Littelfuse Protection Relays and Custom Products, visit the Littelfuse protection relay website at: www.littelfuse.com/customproducts or call our technical support line at 1-800-832-3873.

About Littelfuse

Founded in 1927, Littelfuse is the world leader in protection with growing global platforms in power controls and sensing. The company serves global customers in the electronics, automotive and industrial markets with technologies including fuses, semiconductors, polymers, ceramics, relays and sensors. Littelfuse has over 7,500 employees in more than 35 locations throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit the Littelfuse website: littelfuse.com.

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