Bourns Hosts Science & Technology Student/Teacher Conference

RIVERSIDE, Calif., September 27, 2017 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced that for the seventh consecutive year, the company will host the three-day Science and Technology Education Partnership (STEP) student and teacher conference in Riverside, California. Started in 2000, STEP is the first organization of its kind in the region, and has a charter to help close the skills gap between local K-12 students and the employment needs of the high-tech industry. Expecting to host 5,000 area students and their teachers from Riverside and San Bernardino Counties, this year’s STEP conference will be held on October 3-5, 2017 at the Bourns Technology Center.

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Bourns New Trimming Potentiometers Offer Significantly Lower CRV and Improved Linearity for Sensitive Microprocessor Designs

RIVERSIDE, Calif., September 27, 2016 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced high reliability precision Trimpot® trimming potentiometers that provide more accurate linearity, lower Contact Resistance Variation (CRV) and can be customized to a customer's exact requirements. Based on the company's continued innovation and 70-year history of engineering, Bourns designed its new precision Trimpot® products for use with microprocessors or in applications where precise adjustment is needed.

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Bourns Announces High Wattage, Surface Mount TVS Diodes for ESD/EFT/Surge Protection

RIVERSIDE, Calif., September 26, 2016 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced a new high wattage, surface mount TVS diode series designed for ESD, EFT and surge protection. Bourns' Model 5.0SMDJ TVS diode series answers communications, industrial control and automation, and power supply market needs for increasingly higher power density circuit protection components in more compact packages. The new series supports power wattage up to 5000 watts that helps ensure DC power port and communication lines are well protected against overvoltage transients. They also offer superior line voltage clamping as compared to the performance of competing metal oxide varistor (MOV) technologies.

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Bourns Announces Higher Power Efficiency Bridge Rectifier Products for Power and Switch Mode Power Supply Applications

RIVERSIDE, Calif., August 22, 2017 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced a new series of bridge rectifier diode products designed for converting alternating current (AC) to direct current (DC) in power applications. Designated Bourns® Model CDTO269-BR1xL, this new series of surface mount bridge rectifier diodes features low power loss and high efficiency, low forward voltage, high surge capability and high reverse robustness. Because offering greater power efficiency has become a key requirement in many next-generation designs, these features make Bourns' new bridge rectifier diodes ideal conversion devices in many switch mode power supply (SMPS), bridge full wave rectification, lighting ballasts and battery charger applications.

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Bourns Ultra-Low Capacitance TVS Diode Array for Gb Ethernet Ports

RIVERSIDE, Calif., August 8, 2017 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today introduced a TVS diode array designed to provide effective surge protection in high-speed communication port and sensitive transceiver applications. The Bourns® Model CDDFN10-2574N TVS diode array features a DFN10 package that uses a flow-through layout to enable minimal impedance change, which is a critical requirement for high-speed ports such as Gigabit Ethernet (GbE). Furthermore, its ultra-low capacitance of only 1.7 picofarads minimizes signal degradation on each channel.

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Bourns Adds New High-Temperature PPTC Resettable Fuses to its Multifuse Line

RIVERSIDE, Calif., July 19, 2017 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced it has added new AEC-Q200 certified high-temperature Polymer Positive Temperature Coefficient (PPTC) resettable fuses to its successful line of Multifuse® products. Offered in 1206 and 1210 (3014 and 3024 metric) surface mount packages and featuring operating temperatures up to 125 °C, Bourns designed the miniature sized MF-NSHT and MF-USHT series as ideal circuit protection solutions for automotive systems, and to provide superior resettable fault protection for a new generation of high density boards in industrial, telecom and consumer electronics that also must operate in elevated temperatures.

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Bourns Expands Successful Line of Multifuse® Ultra-Low Resistance Surface Mount PPTC Resettable Fuses

RIVERSIDE, Calif., July 18, 2017 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced it has expanded its successful line of ultra-low resistance Multifuse® Polymer Positive Temperature Coefficient (PPTC) resettable fuses. Bourns is introducing the new model series MF-PSML (0805 size) while adding new low-profile devices to the company's existing MF-NSML (1206 size) and MF-USML (1210 size) series products. Bourns is extensively increasing its Multifuse® product line to provide design engineers with a breadth of low-resistance overcurrent and thermal circuit protection solutions that meet their space-constrained application requirements.

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Bourns Expands Motorized Slide Potentiometer Line for Professional Audio and Lighting Applications

RIVERSIDE, Calif., July 12, 2017 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced it has expanded its industry-leading line of professional audio and lighting products with a 60mm motorized slide potentiometer. The feature-rich Bourns® Model PSP60 is designed to meet space constraints, longer lifespan and frequent adjustment requirements of automated professional audio mixing consoles, broadcast mixing consoles, and professional lighting consoles and controllers.

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Bourns Honors Arrow Electronics as North American Broadline Distributor of the Year

RIVERSIDE, Calif., June 27, 2017 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced it has named global technology solutions provider Arrow Electronics as its 2016 North American Broadline Distributor of the Year and honored Arrow with a “35 Years of Service” award. Bourns recognized Arrow for its implementation of lean six sigma practices that attracted an increasing customer base for Bourns® products, which resulted in outstanding year-over-year sales growth.

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Bourns Awarded a Best Supplier of 2016 by SPDEI, the French Association of Electronic Components Distributors

RIVERSIDE, Calif., June 21, 2017 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced it has received a Best Supplier of 2016 Award from Syndicat Professionnel de la Distribution en Electronique Industrielle (SPDEI), the French association of electronic components distributors. The award was given to Bourns as one of the four top suppliers of passive components supporting the French market. The SPDEI award acknowledges suppliers based on five key criteria that include partnership with distributors, technology and service innovation, profitability for distributors, allocating resources and providing protection and traceability of design. For 70 years, Bourns has provided the ground-breaking technologies necessary to solve tough design challenges offering one of the industry’s broadest lines of circuit protection, circuit conditioning and motion control products.

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