Bel Fuse-Circuit Protection Presents Axial Lead Battery Strap PTC Fuses with Nickel-Plated Straps

Press Release Summary:

The Axial Lead Battery Strap PTC Fuses consist of 0ZSA and 0ZSC Series models. The units are resistance spot welded to battery cells or to battery interconnect straps. They are operated in 1.1 - 7.3A (current range) and 12V - 30VDC (voltage). These fuses are suitable for applications such as battery packs for mobile phones, computers, cordless phones, mobile radios and camcorders. They can be calibrated to limit current to 8 A within 5 sec.


Original Press Release:

Bel Fuse-Circuit Protection Announces New Axial Lead Battery Strap 0ZSA & 0ZSC Series Fuses for Rechargeable Battery Packs

Jersey City, NJ [August 23, 2018] Bel Fuse-Circuit Protection, a Bel group company (NASDAQ: BELFA and BELFB) and premier global manufacturer of fuses, announces their latest Axial Lead Battery Strap PTC fuses, the 0ZSA & 0ZSC Series, which are designed for use in rechargeable battery packs, lithium cell and battery packs. These fuses can be used in a variety of applications, such as battery packs for mobile phones, computers, cordless phones, mobile radios, camcorders, PDAs and power tools.

Bel’s low profile, low resistance, solid state resettable PTC fuses are resistance spot welded to the battery cells or to the battery pack interconnect straps. Other features include an operating (high hold current) range of 1.1 - 7.3A and maximum voltage of 12V - 30VDC. These fuses have been investigated for use in safety circuit and are suitable as a limiting device, with nickel-plated straps (weldable terminals to the battery leads). They have also been calibrated to limit the current to 8 amps within 5 seconds, per the ANSI/NFPA 70, “National Electrical Code”. Bel’s fuses carry the cURus certification mark for both the U.S. and Canada, are TUV Certified (R50105187), RoHS 2 compliant, lead free and halogen free.

The 0ZSA Series is in stock with Digi-Key and Mouser, in up to 3,000 pieces for all ratings and types. Product samples also available upon request. Detailed information on the 0ZSA Series fuses can be found here and the datasheet can be found here

The 0ZSC Series is in stock with Digi-Key and Mouser, in up to 3,000 pieces for all ratings and types. Product samples also available upon request. Detailed information on the 0ZSC Series fuses can be found here and the datasheet can be found here.

For more information, visit belfuse.com/circuit-protection. For technical inquiries, send an eMail to techhelp@belf.com, call +1 858 676 9650 for North America and +49 6172 95520 for EMEA or visit belfuse.com/circuit-protection.

About Bel

Bel (www.belfuse.com) designs, manufactures and markets a broad array of products that power, protect and connect electronic circuits. These products are primarily used in the networking, telecommunications, computing, military and aerospace, transportation and broadcasting industries. Bel’s product groups include Magnetic Solutions (integrated connector modules, power transformers, power inductors and discrete components), Power Solutions and Protection (front-end, board-mount and industrial power products, module products and circuit protection) and Connectivity Solutions (expanded beam fiber optic, copper-based, RF and RJ connectors and cable assemblies). The Company operates facilities around the world.

Media Contact: Susan Rawlish, susan.rawlish@belf.com

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