Bourns will demonstrate thermal cutoff (TCO) device protection for battery applications and highlight an automotive battery management circuit

RIVERSIDE, Calif., February 13, 2018 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, delivers critical components that provide essential protection for consumer batteries and automotive battery management systems. At the upcoming Battery Japan 2018 show, Bourns will introduce its latest series of high current mini-breaker thermal cutoff (TCO) products designed to provide superior overtemperature and overcurrent protection for notebook and tablet PC battery cells. In addition, Bourns will showcase its surface mount TCO device that helps battery pack suppliers greatly reduce lead times and assembly costs. These latest developments add to Bourns' already broad line-up of circuit protection technologies proven to help designers meet today's challenging battery protection requirements.

Bourns will also present its wide range of power electronic components that form the building blocks for automotive battery management systems. These include:

  • Customized power magnetics for isolation / filtering
  • Signal magnetics for common mode noise rejection
  • Ultra-low ohmic current sense resistors for shunt-based measurement up to 1000 A
  • High-current bidirectional TVS diodes for high-power DC bus clamping applications
  • Overcurrent protection devices such as polymer PTC resettable fuses and SinglFuseā„¢ thin film chip fuses

Where: Battery Japan 2018, Tokyo, Japan

When: February 28 - March 2, 2018

Location: Bourns Booth # W4-60

To learn more about how Bourns is enabling advancements in battery management electronics, we invite you to speak with a Bourns representative. To schedule a meeting, please contact Annette Keller: +1 707-947-7232,

About Bourns

Bourns, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and supplier of position and speed sensors, circuit protection solutions, magnetic components, microelectronic modules, panel controls and resistive products. Headquartered in Riverside, California, USA, Bourns serves a broad range of markets, including automotive, industrial, consumer, communications, non-critical life support medical, audio and various other market segments. Additional company and product information is available at