Bel Fuse-Circuit Protection . September 10, 2020

Bel Fuse Announces 0685P Series of Surface Mount Fast-Acting Chip Fuses

Jersey City, NJ [September 10, 2020] Bel Fuse (NASDAQ: BELFA and BELFB) and premier global manufacturer of fuses, announces their 0685P Series of surface mount fast-acting chip fuses with high inrush current withstand capability in a single, consolidated series. These small 1206 SMD size fuses are designed for automotive and other applications that require high I2t values and high surge withstand performance.

Bel’s 0685P Series of small 1206 chip size fuses feature a current rating from 2A to 50A, a voltage rating of 50V AC / 63V DC, with an operating temperature of -55°C to +125°C and are suitable for both leaded and lead-free reflow/wave soldering. These fuses are also AEC-Q200 compliant, RoHS 2 compliant, high surge tolerant, halogen-free, and lead-free. Also, they are packaged in tape and reel for the auto-insert SMD process and meet the Bel automotive qualification, which is based on the AEC-Q test plan.

Typical application use for the 0685P Series includes automotive navigation systems, battery management systems (BMS), LED headlamps, LCD/TFT displays, and li-ion batteries. The 0686P Series is in stock with Digi-Key, Mouser, and Heilind Electronics in 5,000 pieces in tape and reel. Product samples are also available upon request. Detailed information on the 0685P Series fuses can be found here.

For more information, visit For technical inquiries, send an eMail to, call +1 858 676 9650 for North America, +49 6172 95520 for EMEA, +852 2328 5515 for Asia Pacific.

About Bel

Bel ( designs, manufactures and markets a broad array of products that power, protect and connect electronic circuits. These products are primarily used in the networking, telecommunications, computing, military, aerospace, transportation and broadcasting industries.  Bel’s product groups include Magnetic Solutions (integrated connector modules, power transformers, power inductors and discrete components), Power Solutions and Protection (front-end, board-mount and industrial power products, module products and circuit protection), and Connectivity Solutions (expanded beam fiber optic, copper-based, RF and RJ connectors and cable assemblies). The Company operates facilities around the world.

Forward-Looking Statements

Except for historical information contained in this press release, the matters discussed in this press release are forward-looking statements as described under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from Bel’s projections. Among the factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from such statements are: the market concerns facing our customers; the continuing viability of sectors that rely on our products; the effects of business and economic conditions; difficulties associated with integrating recently acquired companies; capacity and supply constraints or difficulties; product development, commercialization or technological difficulties; the regulatory and trade environment; risks associated with foreign currencies; uncertainties associated with legal proceedings; the market’s acceptance of the Company’s new products and competitive responses to those new products; our ongoing evaluation of the consequences of the U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act; the impact of changes to U.S. trade and tariff policies; and the risk factors detailed from time to time in the Company’s SEC reports. In light of the risks and uncertainties, there can be no assurance that any forward-looking statement will in fact prove to be correct. We undertake no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements.

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