Bel Fuse-Circuit Protection . January 21, 2020

Bel Fuse-Circuit Protection Announces Expansion of 0ZCF Series Surface Mount Fuses with 3.3A, 4A and 5A Options

PPTC Resettable Fuses are Designed for Automotive and Ethernet Applications

Jersey City, NJ [January 21, 2020] Bel Fuse-Circuit Protection, a Bel group company (NASDAQ: BELFA and BELFB) and premier global manufacturer of fuses, announces their 0ZCF Series of 2920 chip (package) size surface mount PPTC resettable fuses for automotive and ethernet applications. These AEC-Q compliant fuses have an operating range of 300mA – 5A, a max. current of 100A and a maximum voltage of 6-60 V DC, with an operating temperature of -40ºC to +85ºC. These fuses are now available in a broader range of options, including higher ampere-rated product in 3.3A, 4A and 5A.

Featuring a fast trip time and high hold currents, the 0ZCF Series is designed for today’s low voltage (≤ 60 V), automotive and ethernet applications, including ADAS, audio, eCall and cameras; battery management and on-board diagnostics; engine coolant systems and ventilator control; ignition system transmission and engine control, GPS connectivity, navigation and V2X communication; infotainment and virtual dashboard(s); cabin lighting and headlights; plugs, USB ports and cigarette lighter accessories; ECUs, braking and parking sensors, as well as mirrors, windows, door locks and car seats.

The 0ZCF Series is RoHS 2 compliant, halogen free and automotive AEC-Q200 compliant. Agency approvals include TUV (Std. EN/IEC 60738-1-1; EN/IEC 60730-1) and UL Recognized Component (Std. UL1434). Packaging available in either 1,000 or 2,000 pieces in tape and reel. The expanded 0ZCF Series is currently in stock with Digi-Key, Mouser and Arrow. Product samples also available upon request. For more detailed product information, download the 0ZCF Series datasheet.

For more information, visit belfuse.com/circuit-protection. For technical inquiries, send an eMail to techhelp@belf.com, call +1 858 676 9650 for North America, +49 6172 95520 for EMEA, +852 2328 5515 for Asia Pacific or visit belfuse.com/circuit-protection.

About Bel

Bel (www.belfuse.com) designs, manufactures and markets a broad array of products that power, protect and connect electronic circuits. These products are primarily used in networking, tele-communications, computing, military, aerospace, transportation and broadcasting industries.  Bel’s product groups include Magnetic Solutions (integrated connector modules, power transformers, power inductors and discrete components), Power Solutions and Protection (front-end, board-mount and industrial power products, module products and circuit protection), and Connectivity Solutions (expanded beam fiber optic, copper-based, RF and RJ connectors and cable assemblies). The Company operates facilities around the world.

Forward-Looking Statements

Except for historical information contained in this press release, the matters discussed in this press release are forward-looking statements as described under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from Bel’s projections. Among the factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from such statements are: the market concerns facing our customers; the continuing viability of sectors that rely on our products; the effects of business and economic conditions; difficulties associated with integrating recently acquired companies; capacity and supply constraints or difficulties; product development, commercialization
or technological difficulties; the regulatory and trade environment; risks associated with foreign currencies; uncertainties associated with legal proceedings; the market’s acceptance of the Company’s new products and competitive responses to those new products; our ongoing evaluation of the consequences of the U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act; the impact of changes to U.S. trade and tariff policies; and the risk factors detailed from time to time in the Company’s SEC reports. In light of the risks and uncertainties, there can be no assurance that any forward-looking statement will, in fact, prove to be correct. We undertake no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements.

Media Contact: 
Susan Rawlish
susan.rawlish@belf.com