Switchable Thermal Circuit Breakers suit heavy-duty applications.

Press Release Summary:

Rugged, ignition-protected, and weatherproof SDLS series, available from 35–150 A @ 30 Vdc, has Klixon trip-free design as well as SAE J1625 and SAE J1171 approvals and meets 5,000 A @ 12 Vdc for interrupt capacity per ABYC E-11. FDLS series is similar but comes in surface mount version with switchable manual reset. Housing material is able to accommodate heavy gauge wire lugs across terminal studs. Both series serve truck, bus, specialty vehicle, electric vehicle, and marine markets.

Original Press Release:

Sensata Technologies Introduces Two New Rugged Switchable Circuit Breakers for Heavy Duty Vehicle and Marine Applications

Sensata Technologies Inc. has introduced two new switchable thermal circuit breakers for the truck, bus, specialty vehicle, electric vehicle and marine markets. They are:

The SDLS series which is available in a range from 35 to 150 amps @ 30 VDC. They are rugged, ignition protected and weatherproof. The SDLS offers easy mounting offers a trip free design.

Approvals include:

• SAE J1625 for surface vehicles circuit breaker standards and

• SAE J1171 for marine circuit breaker standards.

The SDLS series also meets 5000 amps @ 12VDC for interrupt capacity per ABYC E-11, DC electrical systems of boats.

The new FDLS series is similar to the above circuit breaker but is available in a surface mount version with a switchable manual reset. The FDLS is weatherproof; ignition protected, and also offers the Klixon trip-free design. In addition, the FDLS offers a stronger housing material for increased robustness and the ability to accommodate heavy gauge wire lugs across terminal studs.

These new rugged, vibration resistant breakers are now available from stock at Sensata’s authorized stocking distributor Peerless Electronics. They can be purchased from the transportation store on the Peerless e commerce website. www.peerlesselectronics.com/store/

Peerless’ phone is 800-285-2121.

About Sensata technologies Inc.

Sensata Technologies is a world class manufacturer of sensors and controls for manufacturers in the automotive, appliance, aircraft, industrial and HVAC markets.

About Peerless Electronics Inc.

Peerless Electronics Inc. is a leading stocking distributor for circuit breakers, switches, relays, contactors, thermostats and other electromechanical and interconnect devices. Peerless is headquartered in Bethpage, New York, and has locations in Florida as well.

This product is being stocked at Peerless Electronics Inc. Please visit www.peerlesselectronics.com.


Dave Rome


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