Coordinated overcurrent and overvoltage circuit protection can help manufacturers meet critical safety agency requirements, enhance equipment reliability, and reduce component count. White-goods producers as well as manufacturers of the motors, controllers, and other components used in today’s sophisticated appliances turn to Tyco Electronics for a broad range of Raychem Circuit Protection resettable overcurrent and surge protection devices.
For example, the new PolySwitch LVR series of resettable circuit protection devices includes components that are rated for line voltages of 120 V ac and 240 V ac, for up to 2 A of operating current at 20°C. They offer low resistance, fast time-to-trip, a low profile, and resettable functionality to help circuit designers provide a safe and dependable product, comply with regulatory agency requirements, and reduce warranty repair costs.
Key circuit protection applications include electric motors and actuators, fans and chillers, control modules, AC mains interfaces, transformers, touch pads, and displays.
For more information, contact Tyco Electronics – Circuit Protection; 308 Constitution Dr., Menlo Park, CA 94025, U.S.; tel: +1-800-227-7040; fax:+1-650-361-6900; Web site: www.circuitprotection.com/industries.asp. Tyco Electronics
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