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Insulating Standoffs, Electrical Standoffs, Bus Bar Insulators

UL RecognizedElectrical Bus Bar Insulating Standoffs
Ceramic and Glastic Standoff Insulators:

 

Hi-Pot Tested to assure electrical reliability, Storm's high-voltage insulators are UL-recognized according to UL Standard for Safety 891.

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Click on the red Storm Part Number (below) to view or order the corresponding standoff insulator.

Note: The "Part Type" corresponds to the illustration above.

Storm Part Number

Glastic Part No.

Indoor Voltage

Shape

Diameter

Height

Insert Size

Insert Type

Part Type

SPCI1100A1

2165-1A

600

Hex

1-1/8

1

1/4-20 x 5/16

Aluminum

Type 1

SPCI1100A1M6*

2165-3A

600

Hex

28.6mm

25mm

6mm x 5/16

Aluminum

Type 1

SPCI1125A1

2165-1B

600

Hex

1-1/8

1-1/4

1/4-20 x 5/16

Aluminum

Type 1

SPCIR2137A4

1603-2A

600

Round

1-3/4

1-3/8

3/8-16 x 3/8

Aluminum

Type 2R

SPCI3213A5

1461-1A

2500

Round

2-1/2

2-1/8

3/8-16 x 9/16

Aluminum

Type 3

SPCI3213A6

1461-1B

2500

Round

2-1/2

2-1/8

1/2-13 x 5/8

Aluminum

Type 3

SPCI3213S8

1461-1C

2500

Round

2-1/2

2-1/8

5/8-11 x 3/4

Steel

Type 3

SPCIR4150A3

2015-2A

1500

Round

1-3/4

1-1/2

5/16-18 x 3/8

Aluminum

Type 4R

SPCIR4150A4

2015-3A

1500

Round

1-3/4

1-1/2

3/8-16 x 3/8

Aluminum

Type 4R

SPCIUV4150A4**

2015-3A

1500

Octagon

2

1-1/2

3/8-16 x 3/8

Aluminum

Type 4

SPCI4150A4 

2015-3A

1500

Octagon

2

1-1/2

3/8-16 x 3/8

Aluminum

Type 4

SPCI4150S2 

2015-1A

1500

Octagon

2

1-1/2

1/4-20 x 7/16

Steel

Type 4

SPCI4150S4

2015-3A

1500

Octagon

2

1-1/2

3/8-16 x 3/8

Steel

Type 4

SPCIR4175A3

2015-2B

2000

Round

1-3/4

1-3/4

5/16-18 x 3/8

Aluminum

Type 4R

SPCIR4175A4

2015-3B

2000

Round

1-3/4

1-3/4

3/8-16 x 3/8

Aluminum

Type 4R

SPCIR4200A3

2015-2C

2500

Round

1-3/4

2

5/16-18 x 3/8

Aluminum

Type 4R

SPCIR4200A5

2015-3C

2500

Round

1-3/4

2

3/8-16 x 9/16

Aluminum

Type 4R

SPCIUVR4200A5

2015-3C

2500

Round

1-3/4

2

3/8-16 x 9/16

Aluminum

Type 4R

SPCI4200S5

2015-3C

2500

Octagon

2

2

3/8-16 x 9/16

Steel

Type 4

SPCI4200A3

2015-2C

2500

Octagon

2

2

5/16-18 x 3/8

Aluminum

Type 4

SPCI4200A5

2015-3C

2500

Octagon

2

2

3/8-16 x 9/16

Aluminum

Type 4

SPCI4200A6

2015-4C

2500

Octagon

2

2

1/2-13 x 5/8

Aluminum

Type 4

SPCI4200S3

2015-2C

2500

Octagon

2

2

5/16-18 x 3/8

Steel

Type 4

SPCIR4200S5

2015-3C

2500

Round

1-3/4

2

3/8-16 x 9/16

Steel

Type 4R

SPCI4200S6

2015-4C

2500

Octagon

2

2

1/2-13 x 5/8

Steel

Type 4

SPCI4225A5

2015-3D

2700

Octagon

2

2-1/4

3/8-16 x 9/16

Aluminum

Type 4

SPCI4225A6

2015-4D

2700

Octagon

2

2-1/4

1/2-13 x 5/8

Aluminum

Type 4

SPCI4225S5

2015-3D

2700

Octagon

2

2-1/4

3/8-16 x 9/16

Steel

Type 4

SPCI4225S6

2015-4D

2700

Octagon

2

2-1/4

1/2-13 x 5/8

Steel

Type 4

SPCI5250A5

1872-1A

3200

Octagon

2-1/2

2-1/2

3/8-16 x 9/16

Aluminum

Type 5

SPCI5250A6

1872-2A

3200

Octagon

2-1/2

2-1/2

1/2-13 x 5/8

Aluminum

Type 5

SPCI5263A8

1872-3F

3400

Octagon

2-1/2

2-5/8

5/8-11 x 3/4

Aluminum

Type 5

SPCI5263S8

1872-3F

3400

Octagon

2-1/2

2-5/8

5/8-11 x 3/4

Steel

Type 5

SPCI5275A5

1872-1B

3600

Octagon

2-1/2

2-3/4

3/8-16 x 9/16

Aluminum

Type 5

SPCI5275A6

1872-2B

3600

Octagon

2-1/2

2-3/4

1/2-13 x 5/8

Aluminum

Type 5

SPCI5300A5

1872-1C

4100

Octagon

2-1/2

3

3/8-16 x 9/16

Aluminum

Type 5

SPCI5300A6

1872-2C

4100

Octagon

2-1/2

3

1/2-13 x 5/8

Aluminum

Type 5

SPCI5325A5

1872-1D

4500

Octagon

2-1/2

3-1/4

3/8-16 x 9/16

Aluminum

Type 5

SPCI5350A5

1872-1E

5000

Octagon

2-1/2

3-1/2

3/8-16 x 9/16

Aluminum

Type 5

SPCI5350A6

1872-2E

5000

Octagon

2-1/2

3-1/2

1/2-13 x 5/8

Aluminum

Type 5

SPCI6350S10

1642-10E

5000

Round

3-3/4

3-1/2

3/8-16 x 5/8

Steel

Type 6

SPCI6350S10-4X4

1642-10E

5000

Round

3-3/4

3-1/2

3/8-16 x 5/8

Steel

Type 6

SPCI6500S10

N/A

7500

Round

2-3/4

5

3/8-16 x 5/8

Steel

Type 3L

SPCI6600S10

2450-11

15000

Round

2-3/4

6

3/8-16 x 5/8

Steel

Type 6

SPCI6600S10-4X4

2450-11

15000

Round

2-3/4

6

3/8-16 x 5/8

Steel

Type 6

Notes:

* M = mm (millimeters)

**UV = Ultra-Violet Protective Coating

 

Storm Power's Standoff Insulators Are Available in Molded Polyester, High Temperature Ceramic Material or Glastic Fiberglass-Reinforced with UV Coating:

Polyester Standoff Insulator

Polyester Standoff Insulators >>

For Indoor Use in Low-Voltage Applications with Lower Temperatures

 

Ceramic Standoff Insulator

Ceramic Standoff Insulators >>

For High-Voltage Applications with High Temperatures

 

UV Protected Standoff Insulator

UV Coated Polyester Insulators >>

For Indoor Applications Protected from UV Radiation

 

Standoff Insulators Mounted on Bus Bar Kit

Storm Power's Most Popular Reinforced-Polyester Standoff Insulators

Also known as Glastic of Mar-Bal Standoff Insulators, Storm's High Voltage Insulators are made from fiberglass-reinforced thermo-set polyester, a bonded material with higher moisture and heat tolerance than plastic insulators and molded for high-strength, . This material also offers greater mechanical strength to enable electrical installers to crank up closer height tolerances than with porcelain insulators, making Storm's standoff insulators more suitable for ground bar and perimeter grounding applications.

Flame retardant and track resistant glass reinforced thermoset polyester molding compound recognized for current carrying devices under UL Material Recognition Number E 80533(N) and UL File E84767. They combine high mechanical strength with high arc resistance and dielectric properties at elevated temperatures and humidity. These shatter resistant insulators meet the most exacting standards for a variety of applications.

Poly Standoff Insulators are also sold with Storm's Ground Bar Kits.

Physical and Electrical Properties of Bus Bar Insulators

Tensile strength is the amount of stress that the insulator will withstand when pressure is applied pulling straight up on the bolt in the insert.

Cantilever strength is the amount of weight an insulator will support when something is hung on an insulator that is mounted on the wall.

Compression strength is the amount of weight an insulator will support in a direct vertical application of pressure.

Dielectric strength is another term for insulating properties. 

Arc resistance is expressed as the number of seconds that a material resists the formation of a surface-conducting path when subjected to an intermittently occurring arc of high voltage, low current characteristics.

A standoff insulator's height determines the distance that will separate a source of voltage from ground or other components. Since an electric current will jump across a gap, the greater the voltage, the greater the distance required for safety.

Thread size and insert material. Standoff insulators come with threaded metal inserts for mounting onto walls or cabinets. Several different thread sizes are offered for each size insulator, to accommodate a wide variety of applications and attachment bolts.  The most popular metal for inserts is aluminum, because it doesn’t rust. Steel inserts are generally used only for applications requiring a high torque on mounting bolts.