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

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Surface Mount Fuses suit space-constrained applications.

January 5, 2015

Featuring 3.15 x 1.5 mm and 6.10 x 2.69 mm footprints, with ratings of 125 Vac and 250 Vac, respectively, 470 and 476 Series NANO2® Subminiature Fuses provide surge tolerance and circuit protection against overload conditions for downstream components. Series 470, operating up to 125°C, meets US ENERGY STAR® surge immunity requirements (1.5 A and above ampere rating only), while Series 476 meets global IEC61000-4-5 2 ed. surge immunity test requirements (3 A and above ampere rating only). Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Fast-Acting 5 x 20 mm Fuse carries both 420 Vac and Vdc ratings.

December 22, 2014

Offered in cartridge or axial-leaded versions with current ratings to 16 A, 487 Series ensures optimal coordination between PSU and electrical circuit breaker panel during short-circuit and over-current faults to protect telecom and datacenter equipment. Air circuit breaker trips before fuse opens when circuit is exposed to short-circuit condition. Installed in PSU, fuse opens faster than circuit breaker, removes problematic PSU from branch circuit, and keeps branch circuit live without cutoff. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Surface Mount Fuse and Fuseholder offers ratings up to 4 A.

December 8, 2014

Available in 10 rated currents from 500 mA to 4 A, UMK 250 Series provides primary and secondary overcurrent and short-circuit protection. Fuse including clip is 11.3 x 4.2 x 4.0 mm with breaking capacity from 100–200 A at 250 Vac/125 Vdc. Quick-action according to IEC 60127-4, RoHS-compliant fuse is suited for lighting, power supplies, medical equipment, and consumer/industrial devices. Installed fuse-link UMF 250 is considered Universal Modular Fuse and carries VDE and cURus approvals. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Higher-Wattage Fuse allows safe charging of smartphones, tablets.

October 3, 2014

Designed to protect higher-wattage (10–15 W) wall-mount chargers for battery-powered electronic equipment axial lead, 3.6 x 9 mm 777 Series incorporates filler material that provides finely tuned balance between surge tolerance necessary to prevent nuisance fuse tripping with fuse's ability to open safely when short-circuit occurs. Fuse withstands up to 24 hits of 7.5 kV ringwave surge and will open safely on direct short condition without producing soot, sparks, and sounds. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Sub-Miniature Fuses fit in complex vehicle designs.

October 1, 2014

Featuring sub-miniature design, Micro2™ Fuses are available in variety of amperages from 5–30 A, while Micro3 Fuses come in 5, 7.5, 10, and 15 A. Equipped with female terminals for 2.8 mm male terminals, MCase Cartridge Fuses are time delayed units that can handle inrush currents, with interrupting rating of 1,000 A at 32 Vdc. Users can select from 15, 20, 25, 30, or 40 A models. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Surface Mount Fuses offer current ratings from 1.5-15 A.

September 29, 2014

Available in EIA 1206 size with voltage ratings spanning 32–65 V, AirMatrix™ AF1206 Wire-in-Air Series is suited for ultrabooks, PCs, battery packs, LCD panels, DC fans, auto electronics, and network devices. Units have thin fuse body measuring 1.3 mm max for space constrained areas. Operating from -55 to +125°C with de-rating, fuses offer high inrush current withstanding capability. Units are halogen-free, lead-free, RoHS-compliant, and UL recognized. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

PPTC Resettable Fuses offer current ratings from 0.5-3.75 A.

August 28, 2014

Supplied in EIA standard SMD packages from 0603 to 2920, PMS Series offers voltage ratings up to 60 Vdc and high current withstanding capability of 100 A. Polymer positive temperature coefficient devices help prevent products from being damaged in overcurrent or short circuit condition. Halogen-free, RoHS-compliant, and UL safety certified, fuses are suited for computers and peripherals, portable electronic devices, wireless communications, industrial control systems, and automotive electronics. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Design Kit enables effective SLIC protection.

August 25, 2014

Combining TISP9110MDMR-S high-surge programmable thyristor with ceramic PTC resettable fuses, PN-DESIGNKIT-47 provides effective protection of Subscriber Line Interface Circuits that must operate under 4 kV 10/700 µs surge conditions. Each kit contains sufficient Bourns® components to prototype 5 boards. Telecom applications that need overvoltage protection for this type of interface include wireless local loop, access and regenerated POTS equipment, as well as VOIP applications. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Green & Clean

Photovoltaic Fuse features 1,000 Vdc rating.

April 24, 2014

Covering applications ranging from 70–400 A, HelioProtection® HP10J protects off-grid or grid-tied PV systems from unexpected ground faults and line faults. UL 2579 listed device provides overcurrent protection at re-combiner box and inverter levels, and is suited for continuous temperature and current cycling withstand. Low minimum breaking capacity of 1.35 times fuse-rated current value allows for safe circuit interruption under typical low-fault current conditions produced by PV arrays. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Compact Fuses provide primary protection of 3-phase systems.

March 21, 2014

Providing 1,500 A breaking capacity at 500 Vac, Series SHF 6.3x32 safeguards electronic systems and operators in event of catastrophic short circuit incident. Units are available in 10 current ratings from 1–8 A with time-lag characteristic according to UL 248-14. Operating from -40 to +85°C, RoHS-compliant fuses are suited for HVAC systems, PV systems, frequency converters, and power electronics. Units are available with panel or board mount clips and holders as well as pigtail leads. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Green & Clean

SMD Fuses offer breaking capacity of 1,500 A.

March 4, 2014

Offering total of 19 current ratings from 160 mA to 10 A at voltages up to 277 Vac and 250 Vdc, UMT-H Series with time-lag characteristic is capable of providing reliable overcurrent protection while protecting against short circuits up to 1,500 A at rated voltage. Series is suited for primary protection of power supply units as well as protection of single phase industrial appliances, including devices required to meet explosion protection standards according to IEC 60079-11. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Intrinsically Safe Fuse is certified to UL913 standard.

January 24, 2014

Featuring encapsulated design, 277 V PICO® 305 Series prevents heat and sparks from being exposed to hazardous dusts and gases. Fuse provides interrupting capacity of 1,500 A and current ratings from 50–750 mA. Meeting ATEX and IECEx requirements, fuse is suited for testing, measuring, or processing electronic and electrical equipment, motor controllers, lighting, communication handsets, flow meters, process control and automation, sensors, and other intrinsically safe apparatus. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

LED Indicator Fuses facilitate open circuit troubleshooting.

December 19, 2013

Using LED technology to indicate that fuse has blown, Automotive Blade Fuses with LED Indicators can be seen in fuse panels located under dark dashboards. These color-coded, RoHS-compliant fuses, available in violet, tan, brown, red, blue, yellow, natural, and green, also indicate amp rating of blown fuse that needs replacement. Standard and miniature sizes are available, and LED life is rated at 1,000 hr (min) after fuse is blown.
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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Surge-Tolerant Fuses suit lightning exposure applications.

August 27, 2013

Able to withstand up to 20 lightning-induced high current surges without performance degradation, 328 and 688 Series provide short-circuit and overload protection to ensure long-term reliability for outdoor applications. These compact fuses also reduce level of nuisance fuse tripping from indirect lightning surges. Series 688 slow blow ceramic fuse offers breaking capacity of 2,500 A @ 70 Vdc, and Series 328 is optimized for outdoor LED lighting applications to protect SPDs and luminaries. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

SMD Fuse offers 14 rated currents from 500 mA to 10 A.

July 5, 2013

Suitable for voltages up to 250 Vac and 125 Vdc, quick-acting Model UMF 250 provides over current and short circuit protection in primary and secondary circuits. Unit features breaking capacity up to 200 A at rated voltage. Measuring 3 x 10.1 mm, surface mount fuse offers alternative to traditional 5 x 20 mm cartridge fuses. Halogen-free device is RoHS-compliant and suited for power supplies, medical and lighting equipment as well as electronic devices in home and industry. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Thermal Fuses support operation at up to 160°C for 1,000 hr.

June 19, 2013

With current capabilities up to 55 A, AEC-Q200-tested Beyschlag HCTF series provides safety interrupt of electrical power in high-current automotive applications. In case of excess heat in range of functioning temperature of +235°C, these thermal fuses open automatically and disconnect circuit. Solid-state design, in combination with cold resistance of ≤0.1 mΩ, enables extended reliability at high current loads and ambient temperatures. RoHS-compliant series has rated voltage of 24 V. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

SMD Fuse offers 1,500 A breaking capacity at 277 Vac/250 Vdc.

June 18, 2013

Designed for applications where cartridge fuse is used, UMT-H Universal Modular Fuse is offered with 6 rated currents from 160 mA to 2 A. Dimensions of 5.3 x 16 mm help conserve board space compared to 5 x 20 mm cartridge fuses to allow for downsizing, while position of device markings makes key information – approvals, current rating, and voltages – immediately available. Spacing between end caps (>10 mm) meets IEC 60079-11 for applications requiring components for explosion protection. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Automotive Fuses range from 20-80 A.

May 14, 2013

Color-coded by rated currents, MAX Automotive Fuses feature max rated voltage of 42 V. Fast-acting, RoHS-compliant units protect circuits in wiring harness, which is usually found under hood, in fuse panel, or supplementary panel near battery. Primarily used in domestic cars, MAX automotive fuses also have some applications in imported models. Fuses are especially suited for high-end automotive audio systems. Read More