VCAS & VGAS Series
AVX VCAS Series TransGuard® Automotive Multi-Layer Varistors (MLVs) provide bi-directional overvoltage protection and EMI/RFI attenuation in a single SMT package. Developed to guard against automotive related transients, the highly reliable AVX VCAS Series TransGuard® Automotive Multi-Layer Varistors offer high energy absorption, high current handling, bi-directional protection, multi-strike capability, and Sub 1nS response to ESD strike. The AVX VCAS Series TransGuard® Automotive Multi-Layer Varistors are AEC Q200 qualified and are ideal for internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles, hybrid electrical vehicles (HEV), plug-in hybrid electrical vehicles (PHEV), and commercial vehicles. Available with 16v, 18v, 26v, 30v, 38v, 42v, 48v, 56v, and 85v DC ratings and 0402 to 1210 size options.
New! AVX has expanded their line of VCAS TransGuard® Automotive MLVs to include the VG (commercial only) and VGAS Series. These new Multi-Layer Varistors (MLVs) are glass encapsulated for enhanced acid-resistance against harsh environments or processes such as acidic environments, salts, or chlorite flux processes.