Fuse Derating FAQs


Do you have to derate a fuse to account for the operating temperature?

Yes, This information is in a table on page 4 in the Electronic Designers Guide in the Fuseology section but there is no mention of its existence anywhere outside of this section. A pdf of the page is attached for your convenience.

Temperature Derating For Electronic Fuses

Temperature Derating for Electronic Fuses    ELEC_FUSE_TEMP_DERATING.pdf