Low-profile surge arrestors for high-density and height-restricted PCB applications
Farnell element14 now stocks Bourns' 2015 Series gas discharge technology
surge arrestors - which sets a new industry standard by offering a
two-electrode GDT in an innovative flat-package design. Proprietary FLAT
technology delivers a low-profile solution for high-density and
height-restricted PCB applications, says the company.
The ITU K.12 Class II device is rated at 5kA on an 8/20µs waveform. The
series is offered with DC breakdown voltages ranging from 90V to 600V and is
available in horizontal and vertical surface mount versions as well as a
leadless design for cartridge or clamp fit applications.
The new horizontal SMD design achieves a 66% height saving compared to a
standard 5mm Bourns GDT. Furthermore, when compared to an 8mm Bourns GDT,
the Model 2015 provides a 75% saving in volume. When vertically mounted,
twice as many Model 2015 GDTs can be put in the same board space compared to
surface mount 8mm GDTs.