PPTC Resettable Fuses for Automotive and Ethernet ApplicationsJanuary 21, 2020 by Paul Shepard
Bel Fuse-Circuit Protection announced their 0ZCF Series of 2920 chip (package) size surface mount PPTC resettable fuses for automotive and ethernet applications. These AEC-Q compliant fuses have an operating range of 300mA to 5A, a maximum current of 100A and a maximum voltage of 6- to 60-Vdc, with an operating temperature of -40ºC to +85ºC.
These fuses are now available in a broader range of options, including higher ampere-rated product in 3.3A, 4A and 5A.
Featuring a fast trip time and high hold currents, the 0ZCF Series is designed for today’s low voltage (≤60V), automotive and ethernet applications, including ADAS, audio, eCall and cameras; battery management and on-board diagnostics; engine coolant systems and ventilator control; ignition system transmission and engine control, GPS connectivity, navigation and V2X communication; infotainment and virtual dashboards; cabin lighting and headlights; plugs, USB ports and cigarette lighter accessories; ECUs, braking and parking sensors, as well as mirrors, windows, door locks and car seats.
The 0ZCF Series is RoHS 2 compliant, halogen free and automotive AEC-Q200 compliant. Agency approvals include TUV (Std. EN/IEC 60738-1-1; EN/IEC 60730-1) and UL Recognized Component (Std. UL1434). Packaging available in either 1,000 or 2,000 pieces in tape and reel.
The expanded 0ZCF Series is currently in stock with Digi-Key, Mouser and Arrow. Product samples also available upon request.