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Bourns boosts circuit protection lineup

Posted: 15 Apr 2009 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:circuit protection? TBU device? Bourns security control? blocking unit transient?

Bourns Inc. has expanded its line of circuit protection solutions for industrial applications to include transient blocking unit (TBU) devices. The TBU devices are designed for a broad range of applications including models for industrial, test, security and process control equipment. Designated Bourns C650, C850 and P40 product families, the TBU models feature low energy let-thru and can be reset to provide secure protection for a varying range of power surge threats from lightning and power cross to technician error and factory floor mishaps. Bourns' TBU devices are compatible with high-speed data buses, enabling them to meet speed and bandwidth requirements for reliable power surge protection.

Bourns' TBU products offer features required for circuit protection in industrial, test, security and process control equipment applications including speed, bandwidth and resettability. The devices are compatible with next-generation chipsets and can be reset within microseconds to provide immediate recovery in critical operations. The TBU devices meet application needs for linearity and high frequency applications to match the demands of high data rate equipment designs.

Bourns' C650, C850 and P40 TBU protectors are available now. As a pricing reference, the C Series products are priced at $0.60 each in 5,000 piece quantities.

- Steve Bitton
Industrial Control Designline

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