Devices Provide Overcurrent Protection
Targeting the automotive market, Tyco Electronics’ AHEF family PolySwitch circuit protection devices help deliver resettable overcurrent protection for bus and truck wire harnesses using 24-V electrical systems. The components exhibit hold-current ratings from 0.5 A to 10 A, maximum fault-current rating of 100 A, maximum operating voltage rating of 32 V, and a maximum operating temperature of 125C. The RoHS- and ELV-compliant are tested to the AECQ200 standard, have through-hole construction, and can be directly installed onto PCBs with “pick and place” equipment. Pricing ranges from $0.22 to $0.46 in 10,000 quantities.