Circuit Protection

 Is the intentional addition of a ‘weak link’ in an electrical circuit. This link will be broken in the event of a fault – whether that’s high temperature, excessive current or a short circuit in a conductor, thus protecting the electrical circuit it’s part of from damage.

Manufacturers: Phoenix Contact

Available Series:  (32)

Description: Protect electrical circuits from damage caused by current overloads or short circuits.These accessories enhance the functionality of circuit breakers. 

Manufacturers: Schurter Inc.

Available Series: (32)

Description: A type of fuse accessory that is required to integrate fuses that cannot be dropped directly into conductive paths due to their shape and size.

Manufacturers: Phoenix Contact

Available Series:  ( 32)

Description: An automatic device that offers personal protection against lethal electrical shock or electrocution.     

Manufacturers: Bel Fuse, Inc.

Available Series:  ( 32)

Description: A passive electronic component used to protect against overcurrent faults in electronic circuits. The device is also known as a multifuse or polyfuse or polyswitch.  

Manufacturers: Microsemi Corporation

Available Series:  (32)

Description: Also transil or thyrector, is an electronic component used to protect electronics from voltage spikes induced on connected wires. 

Manufacturers: Cantherm

Available Series:  (32)

Description: An inrush current limiter is a component used to limit inrush current to avoid gradual damage to components and avoid blowing fuses or tripping circuit breakers. 

Manufacturers: Bel Fuse, Inc.

Available Series:  (32)

Description: An electrical safety device designed to protect an electrical circuit from damage caused by an overcurrent or short circuit. Is to interrupt current flow to protect equipment and to prevent the risk of fire. 

Manufacturers: Schurter Inc.

Availabe Series:  (33)

Description: In electronics and electrical engineering, a fuse is an electrical safety device that operates to provide overcurrent protection of an electrical circuit. Its essential component is a metal wire or strip.

Manufacturers: Microsemi Corporation

Availabe Series:  (24)

Description: A device whose resistance varies with the voltage across its terminals, but in a non-linear relationship.Reserved for components that dissipate energy in a solid material.                   

Manufacturers: Surge Suppression ICs

Availabe Series:  (33)

Description: Surge Suppression ICs are designed to keep electrical devices safe from excess voltage or current. Components in this family are designed using semiconductor materials.                

Manufacturers: Thomas Research Products

Availabe Series:  (55)

Description: A transient over-voltage protection device specially used for outdoor LED lighting system. It is mainly composed of thermal protection varistor and gas discharge tube device.       

Manufacturers: Schurter Inc.

Availabe Series:  (33)

Description: Are used for over-current fault protection, and function on the basis of current flow in excess of a desired maximum causing the destruction of a conductive element within the device.

Manufacturers: Littelfuse Inc.

Availabe Series:  (33)

Description: A solid-state semiconductor device with four layers of alternating P- and N-type materials. It acts exclusively as a bistable switch, conducting when the gate receives a current trigger.

Manufacturers: Littelfuse Inc.

Available Series:  (32)

Description: Products in the mixed technology TVS (Transient Voltage Suppressor) family are over-voltage protection products which incorporate protection mechanisms based on multiple technologies.  

Manufacturers: Cantherm

Available Series:  (32)

Description: An electrical safety device that interrupts electric current when heated to a specific temperature. May be for one-time use, or may be reset manually or automatically.

Manufacturers: Littelfuse Inc.

Available Series:  ( 32)

Description: Gas Discharge Tubes (GDTs) are used to protect personnel and sensitive equipment from hazardous transient voltages.