Thermostats utilize snap-acting bimetallic disc actuator.

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Offered with various terminal options, Series 08 precision thermostats are available as all-welded, hermetically sealed stainless steel probes (Series 08-8X) or epoxy-sealed SMT versions (Series 08-0X). All products, individually calibrated to meet thermal and electrical characteristics, have silver contacts and cover temperatures from 35 to 550ºF. Construction with Ryton or ceramic bases and stainless steel caps withstands harsh environments.


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Fenwal Controls' Series 08 Precision Snap Disc Thermostats Now Globally Sourced

Ashland, MA - Commercial and industrial appliance and equipment manufacturers must meet increasingly challenging design-to-cost goals to successfully launch new products. To meet this challenge, Fenwal Controls, a leading manufacturer of automatic gas ignition and temperature controls, offers global manufacture of its Series 08 Precision Snap Disc Thermostats while maintaining full product responsibility including design, performance, quality and supply chain logistics under the Fenwal® brand at their Massachusetts plant. Fenwal's Series 08 Precision Snap Disc Thermostats are available as hermetically sealed stainless steel probes (Series 08-8X) or as surface mounting (Series 08-0X) with calibrated temperature settings from 35 to 550ºF (2 to 288°C). These rugged devices feature a precise and repeatable snap-acting bimetallic disc as the actuating element and have silver contacts to assure long life. They are individually calibrated to meet both thermal and electrical characteristics. Fenwal's Precision Snap Disc probe and surface mounting styles meet MIL-STD-202D and MIL-STD-213B vibration and shock requirements. The all-welded stainless steel probes (Series 08-8X) and epoxy sealed surface mounts (Series 08-0X), constructed with Ryton or ceramic bases and stainless steel caps, can withstand harsh and high temperature environments. Ease-of-installation is achieved with a variety of terminal options, such as lead wires (any length), solder lugs, wiring eyelets, and quick-connect style terminals. All devices are RoHS and CE Compliant, CSA Certified, and UL 873 Component Recognized. Applications range from diesel engines, air and refrigeration compressors, hydraulic systems, and industrial processing equipment to medical and commercial food equipment. "Snap disc high limit thermostats are an important component for engineers around the world," said Jerry Harting, Director of Sales and Marketing for Fenwal Controls. "Our global manufacturing makes Fenwal's high performance thermostats available to achieve both the performance goals of our clients' products and the design-to-cost guidelines of their projects." Series 08-02 (standard) and 08-03 (high temperature) surface mount features: o Current ratings up to 12A @ 240 Vac o 100,000 cycle rating o UL 873 Component recognized o Shock and vibration resistant MIL-STD-202D, MIL-STD-213B o Fixed temperature settings from 35 to 550ºF (2 to 288°C) Series 08-81 (standard) and 08-80 (high temperature) probe style features: o 100% factory tested o Snap-action switching o Hermetically sealed o Shock and vibration resistant MIL-STD-202D, MIL-STD-213B o Tamper-proof, preset temperature o Calibrated settings from 35 to 500°F (1.66 to 260°C) o Stainless steel construction For more information or to download a data sheet, visit www.fenwalcontrols.com or contact Jerry Harting, Sales Director at 508.881.2000 ext. 2207 / e-mail at gerald.harting@kidde-fenwal.com.

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