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[January 06, 2014]

Littelfuse Offers Customizable Upscreening and Sorting Process Flows for High-Reliability TVS Diodes

CHICAGO --(Business Wire)--

Littelfuse, Inc., the global leader in circuit protection, now offers users the ability to customize the upscreening and sorting process flows for High-Reliability Transient Voltage Suppression (TVS) Diodes (News - Alert). These components protect sensitive electronic equipment from voltage transients induced by lightning surge and other transient voltage events and have been specially screened and sorted for use in DC line protection in aviation electronics (avionics) and other applications that demand high reliability.

In addition to components with customizable upscreening and sorting process flows, Littelfuse offers four "off-the-shelf" High-Reliability TVS Diodes series: SMCJ-HR Series, SMCJ-HRA Series, SMDJ-HR Series, and SMDJ-HRA Series.

Littelfuse High-Reliability TVS Diodes are well suited for aerospace applications, such as fly-by-wire flight control, engine control, power supply/distribution, cockpit electronic equipment and displays, air conditioning, on-board infotainment systems, radar systems, advanced airborne digital computers, and airfield lighting. They are also suitable for a wide variety of military, industrial, and medical applications.

"In the past, high reliability TVS diodes were specialty products that required end users to ship commercial-grade components to outside subcontractor labs to have the extra sorting process performed, which extended waiting and delivery times and added significant extra expense," said Charlie Cai, Global Product Manager/Hi-Rel and Automotive TVS Diodes. "Now, with the availability of upscreening and sorting process flows customized to the user's requirements directly rom Littelfuse, High-Reliability TVS Diode buyers can eliminate this wasted time and money while ensuring greater component quality."


Benefits

  • Military screening process flow ensures high reliability to meet the requirements of aerospace, military, industrial, and medical applications
  • Selection of high reliability sorting flows, which can be customized on request, provides the flexibility to address a variety of applications
  • Standard voltage ranges and power ratings allow for incorporating High-Reliability TVS Diodes into circuit designs easily in compliance with the RTCA/DO-160 Standard (Environmental Conditions and Test Procedures for Airborne Equipment)
  • Long history of use in the aerospace industry ensures market-proven results

Availability

Samples are available now for the SMCJ-HR, SMCJ-HRA, SMDJ-HR, and SMDJ-HRA Series High-Reliability TVS Diodes; sample requests can be placed through authorized Littelfuse distributors worldwide. For a listing of Littelfuse distributors, please visit littelfuse.com.

For More Information

Littelfuse High-Reliability TVS Diodes are available in minimum order quantities of 3000 pieces on 13-inch reels and 500 pieces on 7-inch reels. Additional information is available on the Automotive and High-Reliability TVS Diodes product page. If you have technical questions, please contact: Charlie Cai, Global Product Manager/Hi-Rel and Automotive TVS Diodes, ccai@littelfuse.com.

About Littelfuse

Founded in 1927, Littelfuse is the world leader in circuit protection with growing global platforms in power control and sensing. The company serves global customers in the electronics, automotive and industrial markets with technologies including fuses, semiconductors, polymers, ceramics, relays and sensors. Littelfuse has over 7,000 employees in more than 35 locations throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit the Littelfuse website: littelfuse.com.

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