Thermal Automotive Circuit Breakers

Thermal automotive circuit breakers are devices used to break the flow of current in automotive circuits, in order to protect them against a fault such as overcurrent or short circuit.

The thermal aspect of this type of circuit breaker allows for smaller overcurrents over a longer period of time, but will quickly trip the circuit for larger overcurrents. This is useful in the case of motors, as there will be a small overcurrent each time the engine is switched on for a short length of time, which should not trip the circuit.

What are thermal automotive circuit breakers used for?

Thermal automotive circuit breakers are used to protect electrical networks in most types of vehicles, including cars, vans, buses, and boats.

Types of thermal automotive circuit breakers

Thermal automotive circuit breakers all function in the same way, but they can differ according to a number of different characteristics. They can have varying current and voltage ratings, width dimensions, and numbers of poles.


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Description Price Current Rating Width Voltage Rating Breaking Capacity at Maximum Voltage Rating Overall Depth Overall Dimensions Overall Length Series Number of Poles
RS Stock No. 729-2739
Mfr. Part No.1616-21-10A
BrandETA
$37.76
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10A 6mm 32V dc - - - - - 1
RS Stock No. 723-4837
Mfr. Part No.1626-3H-25A
BrandETA
$21.95
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25A 7mm 29V dc - - - - - 1
RS Stock No. 723-4828
Mfr. Part No.1626-3H-7.5A
BrandETA
$19.66
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7.5A 7mm 29V dc - - - - - 1
RS Stock No. 729-2732
Mfr. Part No.1616-21-15A
BrandETA
$36.11
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15A 6mm 32V dc - - - - - 1
RS Stock No. 652-3436
Mfr. Part No.0700010
$20.58
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10A 6mm 32V dc 150 A 24mm 24 x 6 x 20.3mm 20.3mm TCP 10/DC32V 1
RS Stock No. 723-4831
Mfr. Part No.1626-3H-30A
BrandETA
$18.25
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30A 7mm 29V dc - - - - - 1
RS Stock No. 652-3442
Mfr. Part No.0700025
$14.188
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25A 6mm 32V dc 150 A 24mm 24 x 6 x 20.3mm 20.3mm TCP 25/DC32V 1
RS Stock No. 652-3414
Mfr. Part No.0700020
$20.55
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20A 6mm 32V dc 150 A 24mm 24 x 6 x 20.3mm 20.3mm TCP 20/DC32V 1
RS Stock No. 728-8692
Mfr. Part No.129-L11-H-KF-16A
BrandETA
$32.71
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16A 11.5mm - - - - - - 1
RS Stock No. 854-447
Mfr. Part No.1170-21-8A
BrandETA
$27.41
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8A 22mm 28V dc - - - - 1170 1
RS Stock No. 729-2720
Mfr. Part No.1616-21-7.5A
BrandETA
$28.36
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7.5A 6mm 32V dc - - - - - 1
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