Systems and electronics within automobiles have become increasingly more sophisticated with the introduction of new and improved features every year. Crucial to customer satisfaction is that each of these features must be reliably powered, protected and connected to its respective interface within the overall automotive system. Bourns has substantial automotive experience and supplies leading component solutions. For effective and reliable circuit protection, Bourns offers a variety of resistors and magnetics for DC-DC converters, Polymer Positive Temperature Coefficient (PPTC) devices for transient protection, ensures EMC and interface compatibility with common mode chokes and chip varistors, and delivers proven ESD protection with multilayer varistors and clamp devices.
All Bourns® components that are approved for automotive applications are manufactured in facilities that are fully certified to TS16949, and have also been tested and qualified using the AEC-Q200 specification for passive components. Bourns also offers customers access to its application test lab.