SA5.0 thru SA170CA
TRANSZORB Transient Voltage
Stand Off Voltage 5.0 to 170V
Peak Pulse Power 500W
N Plastic package has Underwriters Laboratory
Flammability Classification 94V-0
N Glass passivated junction
N Excellent clamping capability
N Low incremental surge resistance
N Very fast response time
N 500W peak pulse power surge capability
with a 10/100 es waveform, repetition rate
(duty cycle): 0.01%
N High temperature soldering guaranteed:
265-C/10 seconds, 0.375" (9.5mm) lead length, 5lbs.
Case: JEDEC DO-204AC molded plastic body over
Terminals: Solder plated axial leads, solderable per
MIL-STD-750, Method 2026
Polarity: For unidirectional types the color band denotes
the cathode, which is positive with respect to the anode
under normal TVS operation
Mounting Position: Any Weight: 0.015 oz., 0.4 g
Dimensions in inches and (millimeters)
Devices for Bidirectional Applications
For bidirectional use C or CA suffix. (e.g. SA5.0C, SA170CA). Electrical characteristics apply in both directions.
Maximum Ratings and Thermal Characteristics Ratings at 25-C ambient temperature unless otherwise specified.
Peak pulse power dissipation with a 10/1000 es
waveform(1) (Fig. 1)
Peak pulse current with a 10/1000 es waveform (Note 1)
Steady state power dissipation at TA = 75-C
lead lengths, 0.375" (9.5mm)(2)
See Next Table
Peak forward surge current, 10ms single half sine-wave
Maximum instantaneous forward voltage at 35A for
Operating junction and storage temperature range
-55 to +175
Notes: (1) Non-repetitive current pulse, per Fig. 3 and derated above TA = 25-C per Fig. 2.
(2) Mounted on copper pad area of 1.6 x 1.6" (40 x 40mm) per Fig. 5.
(3) 8.3ms single half sine-wave or equivalent square wave, duty cycle = 4 pulses per minute maximum.
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