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PTC Thermistors Eye Low-Voltage DC, AC Apps

Said to be ideal for low-voltage DC and AC applications, and especially high-current apps, these positive temperature coefficient (PTC) thermistors boast of a compact design, flexible construction, and low thermal output. The thermistors use thin-chip, conductive polymeric materials to reportedly provide an accurate, reliable resettable fuse component. Operating temperatures range from -40°C to 85°C. Rated at 23°C, trip current is typically twice the value of hold current, with current thresholds reduced nearly 50% at 85°C and increased 150% at -40°C. Rated hold current values range from 0.08A to 14A with trip currents ranging from 0.2A to 23.8A. Maximum current capacity runs from 0.5A to 100A More details are available from. SELCO PRODUCTS CO., Orange, CA. (800) 257-3526.


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