Bourns to Demonstrate 90% Efficient High Power Converter Suitable for Next-Generation Consumer Appliances and Motor Drives at PCIM 2017

RIVERSIDE, Calif., May 2, 2017 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, will showcase the company's extensive capabilities in high power, high frequency magnetics design, high power current sensing and circuit protection for consumer, automotive, industrial and communications applications at the PCIM Europe 2017 conference. Bourns engineered its broad line of high current shunt resistors, high power converters and custom transformer solutions to incorporate the extremely efficient technologies developers need to meet next-generation battery management system (BMS), smart switch and battery storage application requirements.

Booth highlights include:

  • Demonstration of a 5 V, 12 W high frequency magnetics converter that achieves 90 % efficiency using a low-profile planar transformer
  • Demonstration of an ultra-fast high voltage overcurrent protector for cell tap lines in battery stack applications

Where: PCIM, Nuremberg Messe, Nuremberg, Germany
When: May 16 – 18, 2017
Location: Bourns Booth #435, Hall 7

To learn more about how Bourns is enabling highly efficient BMS and power converter advancements, we invite you to speak with a Bourns power electronics expert. Please contact Annette Keller to schedule a meeting: +1 707-947-7232,

About Bourns

Bourns, Inc., is a leading manufacturer and supplier of position and speed sensors, circuit protection solutions, magnetic components, microelectronic modules, panel controls and resistive products. Headquartered in Riverside, California, USA, Bourns serves a broad range of markets, including automotive, industrial, consumer, communications, non-critical life support medical (low/medium risk), audio and various other market segments. Additional company and product information is available at

Bourns® and the Bourns logo are registered trademarks of Bourns, Inc. and may be used only with the permission of Bourns and proper acknowledgement. Other listed names and brands are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

Bourns® products have not been designed for and are not intended for use in "lifesaving," "life-critical" or "life-sustaining" applications nor any other applications where failure or malfunction of the Bourns® product may result in personal injury or death. See Legal Disclaimer Notice

Agency Contact:
Annette Keller
Keller Communication
Company Contact:
David Scofield
Bourns, Inc.
(951) 781-5054
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