Bourns Further Expands its POWrFuse™ High-Power Fuse Product Family with New Telecommunications Model Series

New POWrFuse™ Model PF-N series meets the UL 248-1 standard and is designed for  current limiting and short circuit protection in telecom DC power distribution circuits

RIVERSIDE, Calif., July 14, 2022 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced it has further expanded its POWrFuse™ High-Power Fuse product family with a new telecommunications model series. Bourns specifically designed the POWrFuse™ Model PF-N Series to meet the requirements of the UL 284-1 standard. Supporting operation up to 170 VDC and with two PCB mounting configurations, the PF-N Series delivers superior current limiting and short circuit protection for DC power distribution circuits in telecommunication systems.

These UL recognized high-power fuses feature a 100 kA interrupting rating, up to an 80 A current rating and an operating temperature range of -55 to +125 °C.  The features of the Bourns® POWrFuse™ PF- N Series make them optimal protection solutions that help avoid costly service calls and aid in ensuring maximum system uptime.

The Bourns® POWrFuse™ Model PF- N Series is available now and is RoHS compliant* and halogen free**. For more detailed product series information, please see:

“POWrFuse” is a trademark of Bourns, Inc.

*RoHS Directive 2015/863, Mar 31, 2015 and Annex.

**Bourns considers a product to be “halogen free” if (a) the Bromine (Br) content is 900 ppm or less;

(b) the Chlorine (Cl) content is 900 ppm or less; and (c) the total Bromine (Br) and Chlorine (Cl) content is 1500 ppm or less.

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

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