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22nd July 2021
Innovative IsoMOV protectors offer a more robust design

Bourns has introduced one of the most significant breakthroughs in MOV device design in decades, its IsoMOV protectors. The innovatively designed Bourns IsoMOV hybrid protection component integrates the GDT function directly into the MOV itself, providing an elevated level of surge protection in terms of performance, operational life and enhanced device reliability.

7th July 2021
Current sense resistor line offers smaller package sizes

Bourns has announced the availability of smaller package sizes and feature options in its Model CFN Metal Foil Current Sense Resistor Series. New miniature 0402 and 0603 packages were introduced to the Model CFN series as well as a lower TCR option of ±50 ppm/°C in the 0603 and larger package sizes. 

30th March 2021
1210-size automotive grade common mode chip inductors

Bourns has announced its new 1210-size automotive grade common mode chip inductor series. Bourns' latest family of common mode inductors are designed with a ferrite core and are bifilar-wound to deliver a compact size and shielded construction.

8th March 2021
New sealed absolute rotary encoder series

Bourns has released an absolute rotary encoder series. Featuring an IP64 shaft seal rating that delivers an enhanced IP (Ingress Protection) level and a superior rotational feel, the Bourns Model PAC18R Series provides high quality performance for use in an expanded range of applications where a sealed menu select absolute encoder is required.

4th July 2019
Sulfur-resistant fixed resistor series

Bourns has announced a new sulfur-resistant AEC-Q200 compliant thick film resistor family. The Bourns Model CRxxxxA-AS chip resistor series is offered in eight different footprints from small 0201 (0603 metric) to 2512 (6432 metric) with rated power from 0.05 to 1W. 

16th May 2019
Overcurrent protection line expanded with 33 new models

Bourns has announced the completion of a significant expansion of its SinglFuse overcurrent protection product line, adding 33 new model series to the portfolio over the last 18 months. A rising focus on safety across many industries has led to increasing requirements for effective circuit protection. Designed to safety standards and to provide reliable overcurrent protection in sensitive circuitry, the expanded SinglFuse portfolio supp...

14th May 2019
Pressure sensor designed for extended temperature applications

Bourns has further expanded its line of environmental sensors to include a new pressure sensor. Bourns Model BPS140 pressure sensors are based on Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS) technology, which provides extremely accurate condition readings in a miniature package size. Designed to deliver high sensitivity/accuracy and long term reliability, the new BPS140 pressure sensors offer extended temperature capability and certain ha...

13th May 2019
High power, compact, low profile TVS Diodes

Manufacturer of electronic components, Bourns, has introduced two new TVS diode surge protection series’ designed to meet the component miniaturisation required in today's highly integrated and high power density designs. Bourns Model SMF4L and Model SMF4L-Q Series are offered in a compact, low profile surface mount SOD-123FL package with a height of just 1.125mm.

7th November 2018
Sensors based on MEMS technology for harsh environments

  A new line of environmental sensors based on Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) technology has been introduced by Bourns. The initial products offered in the Bourns Precision Sensor (BPS) line are three pressure sensor model families and one humidity sensor model family. 

26th July 2018
AEC-Q200 compliant high power current sense resistor series

It has been announced that Bourns has released their latest current sense resistor families, the Model CSM2F Series. This new series is manufactured using a metal alloy element that is electron beam welded to tinned copper terminals, which gives them excellent electrical characteristics, delivers additional mechanical strength and enables ease of solderability. 

23rd May 2018
TVS Diodes designed to protect high-speed interfaces in automotive applications

Bourns, Inc. has introduced a TVS diodes series featuring low capacitance of 3pF (picofarads) making them suitable protection devices for the high-speed interfaces found in today's automotive, communication line and industrial applications. The Bourns Model CDSOD323-TxxC-DSLQ TVS diodes also offer the Bourns' lowest TVS diode leakage current of 1nA (nanoampere).

18th January 2018
Fixed resistors feature advanced thick film on ceramic technology

A new AEC-Q200-compliant, high power thick film resistor series has been announced by supplier of electronic components, Bourns. The Bourns Model PWR247T-100 series is offered in a compact TO-247 package. The product is engineered with a thick film resistive element on a white alumina ceramic substrate, the latest high power resistors from Bourns deliver low inductance advantages.

24th November 2017
Thick film chip resistors offer enhanced power ratings

Manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, Bourns, has released two new series of thick film chip resistors that offer enhanced power ratings up to 2W 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...

1st November 2017
Protecting against damage from ESD and transient voltage events

  The new high speed AEC-Q101-qualified Controller Area Network (CAN) protector has been announced by electronic manufacturer components, Bourns. The company has 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.

12th October 2017
Power inductor products achieve AEC-Q200 qualification

  Manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, Bourns, has 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 low DC and AC resistance and high saturation current of over 100A.

11th July 2017
Bourns named one of four top passive component suppliers

Manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, Bourns, has 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. 

2nd June 2017
Volume-saving GDT selected for surge protection device

Manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, Bourns, has announced that Phoenix Contact has selected the Bourns Model 2017 Series FLAT GDT for its TERMITRAB Complete product, which Phoenix Contact claims is the world's thinnest surge protection device (SPD). The space and volume-saving breakthroughs made in the Bourns FLAT GDT design are a major contributing factor that enabled Phoenix Contact to significantly reduce the size and prof...

20th April 2017
Bourns recognised as a Supplier of the Year

  Named a GM Supplier of the Year by General Motors, Bourns was handed an award during GM’s 25th annual Supplier of the Year ceremony held 31st March in Orlando, Florida. Bourns supplies wheel speed sensors and transmission sensors to GM.

29th July 2013
Three Application Notes added to the Extensive Technical Library by Bourns

Bourns reveals that it has added three new application notes to its extensive technical library. Bourns continually develops new technical resources to help engineers solve design issues and select proven application solutions. The new documents offer development options to maximize LED streetlight reliability, provide an optimal circuit protection design for PoE-based systems and demonstrate the advantages of using non-contacting rotary sensors ...

24th June 2013
Bourns Releases New Power TVS Diode

Bourns is pleased to announce the release of the Model PTVS15-xxxC-TH Series High Current TVS Diodes. These high current bidirectional TVS diodes are designed for use in AC line protection and high power DC bus clamping applications.

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