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- Bourns, Inc. has been leading the electronics industry in the design, manufacture and sale of electronic components and integrated solutions since its inception in 1947 by Marlan and Rosemary Bourns. As an industry innovator, Bourns targets product development at high-growth industries such as computers, telecommunications, automotive and portable electronics.
Bourns established a benchmark for the quality, value and innovation of its products and services early in the Company’s history with the 1952 introduction of the Trimpot® line. This was the world’s first patented trimming potentiometer. Bourns dedication to excellence ensures the continuous improvement of its products and services to satisfy customers on a global basis. Bourns philosophy is founded upon product quality, dependable delivery and the best overall value for its worldwide customers. In addition to maintaining global manufacturing and customer support capabilities, Bourns invests heavily in the development of technologies and the expansion of its manufacturing capabilities to meet customers’ changing needs. Through this continuous investment, Bourns drives the trend toward component miniaturization. The Company’s commitment to quality is demonstrated in its manufacturing operations, which meet QS 9000 and ISO 9001/2000 certifications.
Bourns sells a broad range of passive components, including trimming potentiometers, overcurrent protection devices, sensors, modular contacts, resistive networks, switches, encoders, panel controls, linear motion potentiometers, dials, precision potentiometers, inductive components, chip resistors and chip resistor arrays, and more. In addition, our Circuit Protection offering continues to expand to include thyristor surge protectors, resettable and telecom fuses, gas discharge tubes, line protection modules, chip diodes and ESD protection products. Outside Plant products include central office, station and multi-stage protectors as well as network interface devices (NIDS) and digital subscriber line (DSL) products. More recent product line additions include DC/DC converters, microelectronic modules, specialty resistors and power semiconductors.
Bourns model AMM20B non-contacting, multiturn, rotary position sensor meets the specifications of heavy-duty applications. Learn More
Bourns delivers the most comprehensive line of circuit protection technology and solutions in the industry. Learn More
Bourns provides a broad array of magnetic components and solutions to meet a variety of application needs. Learn More
CDSOT23-T24CAN CANbus Protector
The Bourns CDSOT23-T24CAN device is designed to provide ESD and surge protection for CAN transceivers, meeting IEC 61000-4-2 (ESD) and IEC 61000-4-5 (surge) requirements.
Model 2029 Series Gas Discharge Tubes
The Bourns® Model 2029 Series is a 2-electrode GDT designed for use in general industrial applications that may be exposed to lightning or other transients.
Model 2017 Gas Discharge Tube Surge Arrestors with FLAT® Technology
Bourns offers their model 2017, 2-electrode, gas-discharge tubes in an innovative flat-package design.
Modular Contact Design Kit H-866
Bourns’ model H-866 design kit contains its modular contact part numbers to provide designers with options of contact pitch sizes and low profile designs.
KCA, LC, HC, and NR Series Mini-Breakers
Bourns introduces the release of Komatsulite™ Model KCA, LC, HC, and NR series mini-breaker over-temperature and over-current protectors
Multifuse® and ChipGuard® Circuit Protection Devices for USB 2.0 and USB 3.0
Bourns Multifuse® resettable fuses and ChipGuard® ESD suppressors are used to protect today's powerful new USB interfaces in a wide variety of applications.
Bourns’ comprehensive library of design notes, white papers, application notes, technical articles and product guides and catalogs provide in-depth technology information to support your application development needs. Learn More
For your convenience, Bourns offers a variety of PortNote™ solutions and design kits. Learn More
AMS22B Single-Turn Magnetic Position Sensor
Duration: 10 minutes
Saves repair and maintenance costs and provides a reliable and longer lifetime solution compared to traditional contacting single-turn potentiometers.
FW Series Fusible Wirewound Resistors
Unique fusing characteristics of the FW Series allow the resistor to act like a fuse and open, providing applications with protection from inrush current.
EMS22 Non-Contacting Magnetic Encoder
Duration: 5 minutes
A non-contacting magnetic encoder able to produce quadrature, direction/step, absolute, or pulse-width modulation output signals saving costs and space.
AMS22U Non-Contacting Magnetic Sensor
Extremely versatile sensors with high accuracy and resolution to meet the demands of applications with harsh working environments and long life expectancies.
Bourns Overload protection of Flyback Converter
Use of High Temp Multifuse PTC in Flyback converter protection
Bourns Non-contacting Programmable Position Sensors - Another Geek Moment Product Preview
A product preview of the Bourns AMM20B multi-turn non-contacting analog position sensors and the AMS22 single turn position sensors, all which are programmable at Digi-Key. For more information on the AMS22 series see http://www.digikey.com/short/7j
Bourns Models AMM20 and AMS22 Programmer Systems
Bourns Model AMM20 Demo with Dick Bolin
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