Fuses

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Mersen Proudly Sponsors University of Washington for Ecocar3 Competition

August 30, 2016

The EcoCAR 3 Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition challenges sixteen North American university teams to redesign a 2016 Chevrolet Camaro to reduce its environmental impact, while maintaining the muscle and performance expected from this iconic American car. Teams are tasked with enhancing the vehicle with cutting-edge energy efficient powertrains that retain high standards for safety and... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Mersen to Showcase Complete Portfolio of 1500vdc PV Products at Solar Power International 2016

August 30, 2016

NEWBURYPORT, MA — Mersen will display its complete portfolio of 1500VDC components for the growing solar market during Solar Power International, September 12-15 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Launched in mid-2015, this comprehensive product portfolio was developed for early design into 1500VDC systems. With a dedicated range of products to disconnect, clip and isolate, that includes string and NH... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Compact SMD Fuses are available with 20, 25, and 30 A ratings.

May 13, 2016

Offering 24 current ratings from 160 mA to 30 A at voltages up to 277 Vac and 250 Vdc, UMT-H series features 1,500 A breaking capacity and suits intrinsically safe applications. This time-lag fuse, with VDE and UL approvals and >10 mm spacing between end caps, meets IEC 60127-7/1, UL 248-14, and CSA C22.2 standards; provides overcurrent and short circuit protection in industrial control applications; and is impermeable to conformal coating. Footprint of 5.3 x 16 mm conserves board space. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

SMD Fuse enhances reliability in space applications.

May 4, 2016

Featuring compact, sealed, and robust construction that promotes reliability and long-term stability, High Current Space Fuse (HCSF) targets space applications requiring high-current fuse performance. Ratings range from 5–15 A @ 125 Vdc with breaking capacity of 1,000 A. Rated currents from 5–10 A are qualified according to ESA/ESCC 4008/002 listing requirements. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Medium Voltage Fuse integrates controllable actuator modules.

March 4, 2016

Applicable whether searching for sensitive overload protection solution or arc-flash mitigation, 15 kV Medium Voltage Controllable Fuse (MVCF) fits into existing fuse cabinets and integrates controllable fuse actuator/interface modules, fiber optic cable connection, and low-voltage control cabinet. Design facilitates connection and installation within standard transformer fuse enclosures. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Material Handling & Storage

Heavy Duty Fuse Clip supports 10.3 mm diameter fuses.

February 9, 2016

Featuring tin-plated design, CSO Fuse Clip is suitable for applications with voltages up to 1,500 Vac/Vdc and currents up to 32 A. Solder version allows direct mounting on printed circuit board by means of through-hole technology, while screw/rivet version provides additional flexibility for basic designs. Characterized by strong clamping force, clip is suited for wide range of PV and other DC applications including inverters, battery charge controllers, and string fuse holders. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Material Handling & Storage, Green & Clean

Power Entry Module can be used in Protection Class II equipment.

January 28, 2016

Designed according to IEC 60320-1 (style C18), Class II KMF supplied without ground pin and suitable for medical equipment used in residences. Double insulation between energized components and exposed parts is tested with 4,000 Vdc. Available with 2-pole line switch and 1- or 2-pole fuse holder, module supports current ratings from 1–10 A at 250 Vac and features 4.8 x 0.8 mm quick-connect terminals. EMC filter is available in medical and low-leakage, M5 versions. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Fused Panelboard and Fuse help achieve code compliance.

November 9, 2015

To help achieve NEC® compliance, UL67 listed Fused Coordination Panelboard provides combination rated circuit breaker and fuse for branch circuit protection that ensures fuses will open only on short circuits. FCP offers 2:1 coordination ratio with upstream Amp-Trap 2000 fuses and provides default short circuit current rating of 200 kA. With plug-in retrofit to existing MV fuses, Medium Voltage Controllable Fuse delivers arc flash protection while minimizing installation downtime. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

SMD Fuses are available with ratings to 12.5 and 16 A.

October 20, 2015

Offering alternative to cylindrical cartridge fuses, 5.3 x 16 mm UMT-H Universal Modular fuses provide overcurrent and short circuit protection for applications in electronic and industrial equipment and controls. There are 21 rated currents available from 160 mA through 16 A at voltages up to 277 Vac and 250 Vdc. In addition to meeting IEC 60127-7/1, UL 248-14, and CSA C22.2 standards, VDE- and UL-approved time-lag fuses have 1,500 A high breaking capacity and >10 mm spacing between end caps. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Littelfuse Brought Circuit Protection Optimized for LED Lighting Systems to the 2015 Street and Area Lighting Conference

October 19, 2015

CHICAGO, – Littelfuse, Inc., the global leader in circuit protection, displayed its cutting-edge circuit protection technologies optimized for the full LED lighting system during the IES Street and Area Lighting Conference held earlier this month in Savannah, Georgia. Littelfuse presented a number of driver components, including AC fuses, varistors, TVS diodes, DC fuses, PTCs, and PLED... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Thin-Film Fast-Acting SMD Chip Fuses protect portable electronics.

September 23, 2015

Along with current ratings from 0.15–5 A, fiberglass-enforced epoxy thin-film SMD chip fuses of T0603FF series offer low DCR (0.0095–2.200 Ω) and high in-rush current withstanding capability. Features include thin-film process technology and alloy-based metal fuse element design as well as 0.3 mm profile for height sensitive applications. Compatible with lead-free reflow soldering process, these lead (Pb)-free products target battery-powered applications. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Paints & Coatings

Mersen to Showcase Comprehensive Portfolio Of 1500VDC PV Products and PV Rapid Shutdown Solution At SPI 2015

September 14, 2015

NEWBURYPORT, MA — Mersen will display its complete portfolio of 1500VDC components for the growing solar market during Solar Power International, September 15-17 in Anaheim, CA. Launched in mid-2015, this comprehensive product portfolio was developed for early design into 1500VDC systems. The comprehensive product portfolio includes string and NH style fuses, supporting fuse gear, surge... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Mersen Announces Comprehensive Portfolio of 1500VDC PV Products

June 30, 2015

NEWBURYPORT, Mass. -- Mersen is pleased to announce the launch of a complete portfolio of 1500VDC components for the growing solar market. This launch is a comprehensive product offering for early design into 1500VDC systems. The comprehensive product portfolio includes string and NH style fuses, supporting fuse gear, surge protective devices (SPDs), power distribution blocks (PDBs), and... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

SCHURTER Announces VDE and UL Approvals for Its SMD Fuse with 1500 a Breaking Capacity

June 11, 2015

Compact, High Performance Fuse is Optimal for Intrinsically Safe Applications Santa Rosa, California – SCHURTER’s Universal Modular fuse, UMT-H, offers a 1500 A breaking capacity at rated voltages of 277 VAC / 250 VDC. The compact, high performance fuse now has VDE approval in addition to UL approval. This time-lag fuse provides overcurrent and short circuit protection in various... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

SMD Fuse features VDE and UL approvals.

June 9, 2015

Featuring 1,500 A breaking capacity at rated voltages of 277 Vac/250 Vdc, UMT-H Universal Modular Fuse provides overcurrent and short circuit protection in various industrial control applications. Unit's >10 mm spacing between end caps, combined with ability to be impermeable to conformal coating makes it suitable for use in intrinsically safe applications according to 60079-11. Measuring 5.3 x 16 mm, time lag fuse is available in 19 rated currents between 160 mA and 10 A. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Surface Mount Fuses feature wire-in-air construction.

June 4, 2015

Suitable for high in-rush applications, such as LED lighting, AirMatrix® MF Series comprises 125 V Model MF1210 and 250 V Model MF2410, supplied in EIA1210 and EIA2410 packages, respectively. Devices have wide operating temperature range of -55 to 125°C and are capable of passing EPA Energy Star 2.5kV and IEC61000-4-5 surge test. RoHS-compliant and halogen-free, fuses are also suitable for tablets notebooks, AC adapters, and white goods. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Med-Voltage Controllable Fuse provides arc flash protection.

June 1, 2015

Designed to mitigate arc-flash hazard on low-voltage side of medium-voltage transformer, MVCF Medium Voltage Controllable Fuse provides normal short-circuit and overload protection while having capability to open on command. Fuse was developed in response to OSHA Code 29 CFR-1910 Subpart S, requiring employers to identify and analyze arc-flash hazards and provide adequate personal protective equipment. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Fused Coordination Panelboard helps achieve NEC compliance.

April 15, 2015

Providing 2:1 coordination ratio with upstream Amp-Trap 2000 fuses, Fused Coordination Panelboard features default short circuit current rating of 200 kA and provides overcurrent protection through combination of circuit breaker and fuse. Combination used for branch circuit protection ensures fuses will open only on short circuits and circuit breaker can be reset on common overloads. Circuit breaker is designed to operate on overloads up to 2 times rating and fuse over 2 times up to 200 kA. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Time-Lag AC Fuses offer current ratings of 5, 6.3, and 8 A.

February 23, 2015

Featuring 5 x 20 mm footprint, 835 Series combines maximum interrupting rating of 1,500 A at 250 Vac with surge withstand capability of 1.5 kA 8/20 µs. Ceramic body units protect electronic devices installed in surge-prone environments. Packaged in cartridge and leaded versions, RoHS-compliant devices meet requirements outlined in global IEC 60127-2, Sheet 5 specification for time-lag fuses. Applications include LED/LCD TVs, digital display systems, and digital signage. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Disconnect Fuse Kit safeguards EV charging stations.

January 15, 2015

Consisting of waterproof breakaway device, SLK™ Disconnect Fuse Kit de-energizes station's electrical system in event of emergency, such as vehicle knocking down pedestal, or when maintenance is required. Kit accepts 2–14 AWG wire and is rated for 30 A, 600 V, and 105°C. Completely safe to use outdoors, disconnect fuse is equally effective in safeguarding streetlights and parking lot lights. Unit comes in UL 94V-2 flame-rated orange for locating in dark areas. Read More