clamping voltage

clamping voltage

The voltage at which a surge suppressor performs its suppression tasks such as diverting the power line to ground or absorbing the excessive energy. For 120-volt AC power, the clamping voltage is around 135 volts. For 5 volt DC systems, the clamping voltage is typically 7.5 volts.
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They also offer a much lower voltage threshold than the clamping voltage of a metal oxide varistor, and can be used in series with clamping devices such as varistors or TVS didoes for protecting AC power input lines.
It protects one power or I/O port and provides ESD protection of > 25kV as well as a low clamping voltage.
The new PAM8S series provides an industry best combination of surpassing ISO 16750-2:2010(E) load dump testing while also delivering an industry-leading lowest clamping voltage at 48.
The voltage of the tested input EMP is above the clamping voltage of each protection device.
C, and each have a clamping voltage of 32 volts (V), which typically is at least thirty times better than existing ceramic solutions.
This stress may not be enough to cause the MOV to fail, but will result in degraded operation with the clamping voltage rising higher and higher until it will no longer conduct current in an overload.
3mm); bi-directional +/- 30kV contact discharge ESD protection per IEC61000-4-2 standard; low clamping voltage of +/- 8.
2V respectively, allowing designers to choose the optimum device to achieve the best clamping voltage for the ICs being protected.
Check the technical specifications for these minimum features: 330 volts (or less) clamping voltage, 5 nanoseconds (or less) clamping speed and 500 joules (or more) energy dissipation.
40% reduction in peak clamping voltage -- 15-40% reduction in peak residual current -- 100 Ohm differential impedance matching with no external compensation required -- Straight through routing for improved layout -- Compact 16 pin TDFN package for reduced board space
The proper selection is a function of the performance of the device under transient conditions with an ideal transient voltage suppressor reaching its clamping voltage in zero time.
Featuring advanced silicon-avalanche technology, the devices offer a low capacitance of 30 pF, low clamping voltage of 9.