Auto Blade Fuse Holders foster identification via color.

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Able to accept standard, mini, and low-profile mini fuses, Auto Blade Fuse Holders are rated for 20 A, 500 Vac continuous usage and available with color-coded bodies that match those in use for actual automotive fuses: red (10 A), blue (15 A), and yellow (20 A). This accelerates and facilitates identification of automotive blade fuses on PCBs. SMT and THM types, featuring UL 94 V-0 high-temp nylon bodies and tin-nickel-plated brass contacts, withstand shock and vibration with fuse installed.

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Color Coded, Auto Blade Fuse Holders

Astoria, NY… Identifying Automotive Blade Fuses on PCBs is now “quick and simple” with the colored insulator bodies now available as the latest addition to Keystone Electronics highly-regarded series of low insertion force, compact Auto Blade Fuse Holders.

Rated for 20 AMPs, 500VAC continuous usage, these new holders are available in Surface Mount (SMT) and Thru-Hole (THM) types. The unique color-coded bodies match those in use for actual automotive fuses:  Red for 10Amps, Blue for 15Amps and Yellow for 20 Amps.   Designed to accept Standard, “Mini” and low profile “Mini” fuses. The new entries not only reduce installation time and assembly problems, they are engineered to withstand shock and vibration with a fuse installed.

The colored insulator bodies are made of durable UL 94 V-0 High-Temp Nylon and supplied with tin-nickel-plated Brass contacts.  All holders are available in bulk and SMT types are also available on Tape and Reel for use with most vacuum and mechanical pick-and-place assemblies.  For product samples please contact or contact a Keystone distributor.

Keystone Electronics manufactures a broad selection of fuse clips and holders for a variety of use sizes and styles as part of its large family of interconnect components and hardware.  Keystone also provides custom stamping, machining and assembly services as well as Application Engineering Services for special design and product modification requirements.

Keystone is ISO-9001:2008 certified and RoHS compliant with headquarters in the USA and offices in Canada, Europe, Australia and Asia.  For further details visit or contact Keystone Electronics Corp. 31-07 20th Road, Astoria, NY 11105-2017; Tel: (800) 221-5510 or (718) 956-8900; Fax:  (718) 956-9040; Email:,

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