Vishay’s PTCSL03 thermistor: Ceramic chip with silicone coating
Vishay Intertechnology offers a series of miniature radial-leaded Positive Temperature Coefficient (PTC) thermistors which perform accurate, remote over-temperature sensing in energy-generation, industrial and consumer applications.
The PTCSL03 thermistors have a compact design, featuring a body diameter of just 4mm and copper-clad steel wire leads. Users may specify the devices with a nominal working temperature of 80°C, 90°C, 100°C, 110°C, 120°C, 130°C, 140°C or 150°C.
The robust devices can withstand prolonged over-temperature operation, showing a temperature variance of just ≤1°C after 1,000 hours at 15°C above the nominal working temperature, which is the device’s maximum rated temperature.
The body of the PTCSL03 thermistors is made of a medium-resistivity doped barium titanate ceramic chip with a high-temperature silicone coating. They are also available as bare pellets on request.
- Industrial equipment
- Motor drives
- Lighting drivers
- Power supplies and converters
- Smart fuse boxes
- 30V maximum voltage
- 5mW/K dissipation factor
- 6s thermal time constant
- Accurate resistance for ease of circuit design