FUSE SELECTION GUIDE

A quick reference guide to selecting fuses for electronic applications

Max. Voltage

< 250 VAC/VDC

Mounting

Surface Mount Fuses

Through-Hole
PICO
SMF Fuse
®

NANO 2® Fuse

Fuse Type

Thin Film Fuse

Ceramic Chip Fuse
–55°C to 90°C

1206

2410

Fuse/FH Assy.
(2410)

4012

0402

0603

1206

1206

0603

1206

1206

7.24 × 4.32 ×
3.05 mm

Body Material

Ceramic

Ceramic

Ceramic/
Thermoplastic/
Metal

Ceramic

FR4

FR4

FR4

FR4

Ceramic

Ceramic

Ceramic

Thermoplastic

Current Rating

1 A to 10 A

62 mA to 15 A

62 mA to 10 A

20 A to 40 A

250 mA to 5 A

250 mA to 5 A

7A

125 mA to 5 A

250 mA to 6 A

250 mA to 8 A

10 A to 20 A

62 mA to 5 A

50 A @ 32 VDC

50 A @
63 VAC/VDC
50 A @
32 VAC/VDC

150 A @ 32 VDC

50 A @ 48 VAC
50 A @ 75 VDC

50 A @
50 A @
100 A @ 125 VAC
125 VAC/VDC
125 VAC/VDC
35 A @ 32 VDC
500 A @ 72 VDC
300 A @ 32 /VDC 300 A @ 32 VDC

35 A @
32 VAC/VDC

35 A @
24 VAC/VDC

50 A @
63 VAC/VDC

TE

MICRO™ Fuse

Hazardous
Area Fuse

–55°C to 150°C

Footprint

Interrupt Rating

PICO® Fuse

13 × 8mm
Ceramic body
Thermoplastic
coated in epoxy
62 mA to 30 A

50 mA to 6.3 A

50 A @ 125 VAC 50 A @ 125 VAC
100 A @ 125 VAC
300 A @ 125 VDC 300 A @ 125 VDC

Metal/
Thermoplastic

Polyamide

2 mA to 5 A

0.062 A to 5 A

50 A @ 125 VAC
10 kA @
125 VAC/VDC 300 A @ 125 VDC

Characteristics / Agency Approvals
Fast Acting UL

451/453
(125 VAC/VDC)

395 (125 VAC)

Fast Acting IEC
Fast Acting UR

448
(125 VAC/VDC)
458
(48 VAC/75 VDC)
451/453
(125 VAC/VDC)

154
(125 VAC/VDC)
456
435 (32 VDC)
(125 VAC/72 VDC)
157
(125 VAC/VDC)

467
(32 VAC/VDC)

429007.L
(24 VAC/VDC)

466
(63 VAC/VDC)

438 (32 VDC)
441 (32 VDC)

437
(63 VAC/VDC)
440
(32 VAC/VDC)

501 (32 VDC)

251/253
(125 VAC/VDC)
459
(125 VAC/VDC)
275
(32 VAC/VDC)

SLO-BLO® Fuse UL

272
(125 VAC/VDC)
273
(125 VAC/VDC)
396 (125 VAC)

Time Lag IEC

SLO-BLO® Fuse UR

Hazardous Area
Protection

littelfuse.com

452/454
(125 VAC/VDC)
449
(125 VAC/VDC)

154T
(125 VAC/VDC)
157T
(125 VAC/VDC)

468
(63 VAC/VDC)

469
(63 VAC/VDC)

471
(125 VAC/VDC)
460
472
(125 VAC/VDC) (125 VAC/VDC)
473
(125 VAC/VDC)
259
(125 VAC/VDC)

5mm Thermoplastic 0.062 A to 5 A 0.5mm 10. Voltage Footprint Body Material Current Rating 203 HXG/URG (250 VAC) 203 (250 VAC) 477 (500 VAC) 977 (500 VAC) 462 (250 VAC/VDC) 465 (250 VAC) 209 (350 VAC) 500 VAC 485 (250 VAC) Surface Mount Fuses Cartridge 5 × 20mm Ceramic 0. Footprint.1 × 4. 100 A@350 VDC 12.6mm × 10mm 4.15 A 100 A@600 VDC This tool should ONLY be used as a quick reference guide to suggest a starting point in the overcurrent selection process.5 A to 5 A 150 A@250 VDC.01 A to 30 A 0.com/data/en/Product_Selection_Guides/Fuseology.032 A to 16 A 0.24 × 6.05 A to 0.25 A 0.5mm Thermoplastic Thermoplastic Thermoplastic Ceramic Ceramic Ceramic Thermoplastic 2 A to 10 A 2 A to 10 A 0. The Fuseology document includes a Step-by-Step selection process to select the correct fuse for the application.com 808 (250 VDC to 450 VDC) 808 (250 VDC to 450 VDC) 462 (250 VDC) 477 (400 VDC) 977 (450 VDC) 505 (500 VDC) 506 (600 VDC) 508 (1000 VDC) 485 (600 VDC) 091012 EC118N . After the initial parts have been selected. Once a part has been selected. Rated Current.12mm 12. Littelfuse always recommends that application testing be conducted to verify the correct part selection. Interrupting Rating. the designer just has to know a few of the key parameters such as Max Voltage.5 × 4.1 × 3. Fast Acting or Time Lag.1 A to 10 A 250 mA to 10 A 0.1 × 4.062 A to 5 A 500 mA to 5 A 500 mA to 6. Mounting Type. Fuseology-Fuse Characteristics. Voltage Mounting Through-Hole /Fuseholder Fuse Type TR/TE Barrier Footprint 8.315 A to 30 A 20kA@500 VDC. the designer should reference the below link titled Fuseology.1 × 3.5mm × 15mm (2 AG) 6 × 32mm (3 AG/3 AB) 5 × 20mm PICO® Fuse Body Material Thermoplastic Ceramic Ceramic Glass Ceramic Glass Ceramic Glass Thermoplastic Current Rating 40 mA and up to 10 A depending on series 0. Terms and Consideration Factors: http://www.pdf Characteristics/Agency Approvals 250 VDC UR 450 VDC UR 400 VDC Time Lag IEC 450 VDC Time Lag IEC 500 VDC Fast Acting UR 600 VDC Fast Acting UR 1000 VDC Fast Acting UR littelfuse.5 A to 3.40 × 3. and Safety Certifications.02mm Surface Mount Fuses FLAT-PAK® Fuse Cartridge 3.16mm Cermic body coated in epoxy Interrupt Rating EBF FLAT-PAK® Fuse NANO 2® Fuse 15.12mm (Telecom Nano) 10. 200 A@450 VDC TE 6 × 32mm Ceramic 0.5mm Ceramic 0. In order to use this quick reference guide.5 A to 16 A 400 A@400 VDC up to 1500 A@400 VDC.≥ 250 VAC Max.01 A to 40 A 0.littelfuse. 10kA@1000 VDC Thermoplastic 2 A to 5 A 10kA@250 VDC to 450 VDC NANO 2® Fuse 10.062 A to 5 A 35 A @ 250 VAC up to 10kA @ 125 VAC 35 A @ 250 VAC 100 A @ 250 VAC 35 A @ 250 VAC 1000 A @ 250 VAC 1500 A @ 250 VAC 35 A @ 250 VAC up to 35 A @ 300 VAC up to 50 A @ up to 50 A @ 250 VAC 20kA @ 500 VAC 400 A @ 250 VAC 150 A @ 250 VAC 100 A @ 350 VAC 250 VAC 200 A @ 250 VAC 10kA @ 1000 VAC 35 A @ 250 VAC up to 150 A @ 250 VAC depending on series Fast Acting UL 373 (250 VAC) 874 (250 VAC) Fast Acting IEC 370 (250 VAC) 876 (250 VAC) Fast Acting UR 804 (250 VAC) 807 (300 VAC) 808 (250 VAC) SLO-BLO® Fuse UL 374 (250 VAC) 875 (250 VAC) Time Lag IEC 372 (250 VAC) 382 (250 VAC) 383 (300 VAC) 392 (250 VAC) 400 (250 VAC) 877 (250 VAC) SLO-BLO® Fuse UR 369 (300 VAC) 383 (300 VAC) 4000 A @ 250 VAC/VDC EBF 6.5 × 4.35mm 10.050 A to 20 A 0.5 A to 5 A 60 A @ 600 VAC 150 A @ 250 VAC/VDC 100 A @ 350 VAC/VDC 50 A @ 250 VAC 100 A @ 350 VAC 100 A @ 350 VAC 50 A @ 250 VAC 50 A @ 250 VAC 100 A @ 250 VAC 50 A @ 125 VDC 50 A @ 125 VDC 263 (250 VAC) 202 HXG/URG (250 VAC) Characteristics / Agency Approvals 224(250 VAC) 225(250 VAC) 235 (250 VAC) 216 (250 VAC) 216SP (250 VAC) 324/314(250 VAC) 312/318 (250 VAC) 217 (250 VAC) 464 (250 VAC) 208 (350 VAC) 220 (300 VAC) 202 (250 VAC) 229(250 VAC) 230(250 VAC) 233 (125 VAC) 234 (250 VAC) 215 (250 VAC) 215SP (250 VAC) 477(500 VAC) 326/325 (250 VAC) 313/315 (250 VAC) 218 (250 VAC) 219XA high i2t (250 VAC) Electronic Ballast 600 VAC 1000 VAC Audio Hazardous Area Protection 447 (350 VAC) 446 (350 VAC) 505 (500 VAC) 461(600 VAC) 285 (250 VAC) 242 (250 VAC/VDC) NOTE: DC Protection ≥ 250 VDC Mounting Through-Hole Fuse Type Interrupt Rating 462 (350 VAC/VDC) 443 (250 VAC) 508 (1000 VAC) Max.3 A 500 mA to 2 A 0. the designer should retrieve the actual datasheet from Littelfuse. 10kA@600 VDC. com.35 × 10.