Circuit & System Protection


High-power TVS diode

14 November 2018 Circuit & System Protection

Bourns announced the release of a 10 kA, 86 V bidirectional high-current power TVS diode, extending the existing range of its PTVS series. This model was designed for use in DC bus clamping applications.

The Model PTVS10 series offers bidirectional port protection meeting IEC 61000-4-5 8/20 μs current surge requirements and is RoHS compliant and halogen free. When compared to typical competing MOV technology, the use of silicon technology in the power TVS products provides a lower clamping voltage under surge, greater performance stability and increased reliability.

These devices exhibit maximum surge current at 150°C exceeding 70% of their rated value at 25°C.



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