1.4 Decommissioning and Disposal
Decommissioning and Disposal
Proper decommissioning and disposal of this device is important to prevent malicious
users from obtaining proprietary information and to protect the environment.
This device may include sensitive, proprietary data. Before taking the device out of
service, either permanently or for maintenance by a third-party, make sure it has
been fully decommissioned.
For more information, refer to the associated Configuration Manual.
Recycling and Disposal
For environmentally friendly recycling and disposal of this device and related
accessories, contact a facility certified to dispose of waste electrical and electronic
equipment. Recycling and disposal must be done in accordance with local
All copper Ethernet ports on RUGGEDCOM products include transient suppression
circuitry to protect against damage from electrical transients and conform with
IEC 61850-3 and IEEE 1613 Class I standards. This means that during a transient
electrical event, communications errors or interruptions may occur, but recovery is
Siemens also does not recommend using copper Ethernet ports to interface with
devices in the field across distances that could produce high levels of ground
potential rise (i.e. greater than 2500 V), during line-to-ground fault conditions.
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