Bourns Releases New Sulfur-Resistant, AEC-Q200 Compliant Thick Film Chip Resistors

RIVERSIDE, Calif., November 20, 2017 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today released two new series of thick film chip resistors that offer enhanced power ratings up to 2 W at 70 °C. The Bourns® Models CRMxxxxA and CRSxxxxA are sulfur-resistant and AEC-Q200 compliant making them well-suited for automotive driver assistant, information, entertainment and lighting applications, as well as commercial, automation, industrial, power supply and stepper-motor drive designs.

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

RIVERSIDE, Calif., November 14, 2017 - 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 Releases New High-Speed CANbus Protectors for Automotive and Industrial Applications

RIVERSIDE, Calif., October 31, 2016 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today released the company's new high-speed AEC-Q101-qualified Controller Area Network (CAN) protector. Bourns designed its latest surge protection device to protect against damage from transient voltage events such as electrostatic discharge (ESD), interruption of inductive loads or lightning strikes. Ensuring reliable high-speed communications transmission in harsh environments helps systems developers improve reliability in a broad range of automotive and industrial applications that include control networks, Smart Distribution Systems (SDS), DeviceNet™ and factory and process automation systems.

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Bourns Expands Innovative Line of Volume, Space-saving FLAT® GDT Devices

RIVERSIDE, Calif., October 17, 2017 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today expanded its standard-setting line of volume and space saving FLAT® gas discharge tube (GDT) surge arrestors. The Model 2018 Series FLAT® GDT is a 3-electrode device that delivers a low profile solution for high density and height-restricted PCB-based applications. The new series is lighter weight with a 50 % height reduction compared to standard 8 mm Bourns® GDTs. Bourns designed this latest series as a surface mount device with a large top flat surface, making it ideal for vacuum head pickup in today's high-speed pick and place manufacturing.

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Bourns Introduces AEC-Q200 Qualified Power Inductor Products Offering Exceptionally Low Resistance, High Saturation Current

RIVERSIDE, Calif., October 5, 2016 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today introduced three new series of AEC-Q200 qualified high current shielded power inductor products. The Bourns® Models PQ2614BLA, PQ2614BHA and PQ2617BHA are designed with a flat wire winding offering exceptionally low DC and AC resistance and high saturation current of over 100 A. The flat wirewound design also provides a compact, highly efficient inductance solution. These features make the new inductor products particularly well-suited for automotive power conversion applications as well as DC/DC converters, switch-mode power supplies and filtering applications in consumer, industrial, medical and communications electronics.

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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 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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