Stackpole has announced its AVY series of automotive surface mount varistors that operate at temperatures up to +150°C. This higher operating temperature allows their use in a wider range of environments compared to most varistors that can only operate at temperatures up to +125°C. The AVY series is rated for up to 2,000A of current and 25J load dump energy.
The AVY series is available in sizes 0805, 1206, 1210, 1812, 2220 and 3225, and is designed for 12, 24 and 42V electrical systems.
Pricing for the AVY series varies with size and voltage and ranges from $0.31 to $1.15 each in full reel quantities. Contact Stackpole for volume pricing.