VDR series metal oxide varistors

Vishay Intertechnology introduces a new series of VDR metal oxide varistors (MOV) certified for operation up to +125 °C in accordance with UL 1449 edition 4, VDE/IEC 61051-1/2

Vishay VDR Series Metal Oxide Varistors

Vishay Intertechnology introduces a new series of VDR metal oxide varistors (MOV) certified for operation up to +125 °C in accordance with UL 1449 edition 4, VDE/IEC 61051-1/2. Designed to provide overvoltage and transient voltage protection in consumer goods and industrial applications, the Vishay BCcomponents VDRUS series offers 30 % higher surge current capability than previous-generation devices.

  • Consist of a high purity zinc oxide disc with two solid copper leads or copper-clad steel wires with matte tin plating • UL94-V0-approved, flame-resistant silicone lacquer coating provides electrical, mechanical, and climate protection
  • Suitable for automatic pick and place mounting
  • Compatible with wave soldering and pin in paste reflow soldering processes
 

Features

  • High temperature operation up to +125 °C
  • Offered in standard 7 mm, 10 mm, 14 mm, and 20 mm sizes
  • Current surge capability from 1.8 kA to 13 kA
  • Rated voltages from 115 VAC to 680 VAC
  • Energy absorption from 19 J to 720 J
  • Available with straight or kinked leads
  • RoHS-compliant and halogen-free

 

Applications

  • Power controllers and input filters for appliances such as stoves and washing machines and industrial applications including motor controllers
  • AC/DC converters
  • Circuit breakers

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