Circuit protection specialist Littelfuse has released a new series of fuses specifically designed for the demanding circuit protection needs of compact automotive electronics and EV applications. The new portfolio of AEC-Q200 Rev E-qualified fuses includes a range of thin-film, nano, PICO and cartridge fuses, all certified to meet the AEC-Q200 Rev E qualifications for fuses to ensure the long-term reliability of components used in harsh automotive environments.
The AEC-Q200 Rev E-qualified fuses are suitable for use in a wide range of automotive electronics designs, including:
- On-board chargers
- Power distribution units
- Battery management systems
- High voltage DC-DC converters
- Ignition systems
- Sensing line protection
- Infotainment and Navigation
- ADAS, radar and E-Call
The AEC-Q200 Rev E-qualified fuses provide a wide range of performance reliability and high I²t values to ensure high inrush current withstand capability, offering an array of component options and design flexibility in providing circuit protection against abnormal overload and surge conditions.
Samples can be ordered through authorized Littelfuse distributors worldwide.
“Littelfuse is proud to be the first in the market to have a full complement of AEC-Q200 Rev E-qualified fuses, setting a new standard in the industry,” said Daniel Wang, Director of Product Management at Littelfuse. “By meeting these new qualification standards with a full complement of thin-film, surface-mountable and cartridge fuses, we’re providing automotive industry solutions with good long-term reliability performance.”