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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' SMAJ-Q, SMBJ-Q, SMCJ-Q and SMLJ-Q unidirectional and bidirectional TVS diodes are now AEC-Q101 compliant for use in specified automotive applications. Learn More
Bourns adds slow-blow multilayer SinglFuse SMD chip fuse series in 0402, 0603, and 1206 footprints to its successful line of SinglFuse SMD chip fuse products. Learn More
Bourns announces the release of the model PTVS-M high current TVS diode series. This series was designed for use in high power DC bus clamping applications. Learn More
GMOV™ Hybrid Overvoltage Protection Components
The Bourns® GMOV™ hybrid overvoltage protection component combines a metal oxide varistor and a gas discharge tube with patented space-saving FLAT® technology.
Bourns' 70AA, 70AB, and 70AD male and female spring connectors offer a low profile design with proven reliability to 50,000 mated cycles.
SM8S-Q Series AEC-Q101 Compliant TVS Diodes
The Bourns® model SM8S-Q for surge and ESD protection applications are available in a compact chip package DO-218 size format.
TBU-DF Series Dual-Channel TBU® High-Speed Protectors (HSPs)
Bourns® dual-channel TBU® HSPs protect against faults caused by short circuits, overvoltage transients, and faults in battery cells up to rated limits.
SF-3812TL-T Series SinglFuse™ Time-Lag Low-Power SMD Fuses
Bourns® SF-3812TL-T series SinglFuse™ SMD fuses have a ceramic tube wire-in-air design for time-lag fusing speed and low-power applications.
CRK Series Metal Strip Current-Sense Resistors
Bourns' CRK series metal strip wide terminal resistors are ideal for current sensing in consumer and telecom electronics and industrial automation 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
BPS230 Humidity Sensor
Duration: 5 minutes
This presentation will provide an overview of the BPS230 Humidity Sensor from Bourns®.
BPS110 BPS120 and BPS130 Pressure Sensors
The Bourns Precision Sensor (BPS) portfolio has dependable sensors for every type of pressure, from precision, ultra low pressure to high temperatures and harsh environments.
Power Transient Voltage Suppressor Diodes
Duration: 35 minutes
Use Bourn's bidirectional PTVS diodes to protect electronic equipment from damages from high energy transients on AC and DC power lines.
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.
Bourns® Environmental Sensors
BPS pressure sensors are based on innovative MEMS technology which provides extremely accurate condition readings in a miniature package size.
Publish Date: 2019-05-17
Bourns Environmental Sensors | Digi-Key Daily
The model BPS110 and BPS120 pressure sensor models deliver extremely accurate ultra-low pressure sensing capabilities for sensitive applications.
Publish Date: 2019-01-14
Bourns SMxJ-Q Series Diodes | Digi-Key Daily
SMAJ-Q, SMBJ-Q, SMCJ-Q, and SMLJ-Q unidirectional and bidirectional TVS diodes from Bourns are now AEC-Q101 compliant for use in specified automotive applications.
Publish Date: 2018-08-08
Bourns Model 2003 Series GDT | Digi-Key Daily
Model 2003 series from Bourns is a 2-electrode GDT designed for use in applications that may be exposed to lightning or other transients.
Publish Date: 2018-03-12
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