Leviton 15 Amp Type 3 Surge Protective Receptacle, Hospital Grade, Model 8280-W*

LevitonSKU: LEV8280W

Sale price$68.99 CAD



As a pioneer in the electrical device industry, Leviton is once again the first to introduce Tamper-Resistant versions of their Surge Protective Receptacles. These devices are fully compliant with the NEC 2008 and UL 1449 3rd edition, so you can rest assured that your equipment is protected, as well as your staff and visitors. The low cost of these receptacles, combined with their ease of installation, means they can be placed anywhere you have a standard electrical outlet. So with a small investment, you have the assurance that your equipment is well protected, whether itÕs a heart monitor in the emergency room or a computer in your office.


  • 15A, 125 Volt
  • Tamper-Resistant Shutter Mechanism prevents indicental contact with energized contacts
  • Indicator light provides visual indication that equipment is being protected
  • Duplex version
  • EMI/RFI Noise Filtering
  • Available audible alarm for hidden locations (can be silenced)
  • Back and side-wired design with durable metal mounting strap
  • Point-of-use protection for up to 18,000 amps of surge current total

Technical Information

Electrical Specifications
Amperage: 15 A
Current Limiting: Full Rated Current
Dielectric Voltage: Withstands 2000V per UL498
Grounding: Self-Grounding
Pole: 2
Temperature Rise: Max 30C after 250 cycles OL at 200 percent rated current
Voltage: 125 VAC
Wire: 3

Environmental Specifications
Flammability: Rated V-2 per UL 94
Operating Temperature: -40¡C to 60¡C

Material Specifications
Body Material: Nylon
Clamp Nuts: Zinc-Plated Steel
Face Material: Nylon
Ground Clips: Brass-Plated Steel
Grounding Screw: Brass-Plated Steel
Line Contacts: Brass Triple-Wipe
Shutter Mechanism: Delrin¨ Acetal
Terminal Screws: Brass-Plated Steel
Yoke: Zinc-Plated Steel

Mechanical Specifications
Product ID: Ratings are permanently marked on device
Terminal Accom.: 14-10 AWG
Terminal ID: Brass-Hot, Green-Ground, Silver-Neutral
Termination: Back or Side Wire
Torque Range: 14-16 inch pounds

Performance Data
Diagnostics: Indicator Light & Audible Alarm
Joules Rating: 720
MCOV: 150V rms
Maximum Surge Current, Per Mode (Per Phase): 27kA (L-N:18kA, L-G:9kA)
Noise Rejection: -30dB at 500kHz-30MHz
Nominal Discharge Current Rating: 3kA
Short Circuit Current Rating: 5kA
VPR: L-N: 600V, L-G: 700V, N-G: 600V

Product Features
Body Material: Nylon
Brand: Decora Plus
Color: White
Device Type: Duplex Receptacle Outlet
Function: Surge Protective
Grade: Heavy-Duty Hospital Grade
NEMA: 5-15R

Standards and Certifications
ANSI: C-73
Agency Certifications: UL 498, UL 1449 3rd Edition Listed and CSA C22.2 Certified Type 3
NOM: 057
UL498HG: File E13399

Warranty: 5-Year Limited



Specification Sheet