rated current


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rated current

The current that an electrical device can carry, under specified conditions, without resulting in overheating or mechanical overstress.
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It has a rated Current between 0.45~1.60A, an inductance value between 10 and 100mH and a DCR between 285 and 2,920mΩ.
The new FMCC SOL high-performance filter series is designed for rated currents from 150 to 2500 A.
The unit has voltage outputs of 120/240V and rated current of 30/15 amps respectively.
Above the rated current, fuses respond in what is known as an 12t fashion.
Rated for hazardous and non-hazardous environments, the EC-E has a current limitation of 1.3-1.8 times the rated current of the circuit protector.
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Rated for hazardous and non-hazardous environments, the EC-E has a current limitation of 1.3 to 1.8 times the rated current of the circuit protector.
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* An operating temperature range from -55 [degrees] to +105 [degrees] C, with the rated current yielding a temperature rise of approximately 35 [degrees] C.
TDK-EPC has developed a TDK multilayer ferrite coil (MLZ2012-H Series) in case size EJA 2012 with a rated current that is 2.5 times higher than existing products, according to the company.
The single-phase, COTS 115/250-VAC 50/60-Hz filters are available with rated current from 5 A to 35 A in general-purpose and low-leakage-current versions.