TE Circuit Protection (Menlo Park, CA), a business unit of TE Connectivity, has announced AC-rated and DC-rated Reflowable Thermal Protection (RTP) devices, which feature a temperature open (Topen) value of 140°C. The new RTP140R060S (AC) and RTP140R060SD (DC) devices protect against potentially damaging thermal events in low-temperature AC or DC applications.

The AC-rated RTP140R060S device includes 0.7mOhm (typical) series resistance and high-current AC-interrupt ratings of 80A at 120VAC. Additionally, the device includes high-voltage capacity (32 VDC) and high-current DC-interrupt ratings (200A at 16 VDC).

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