VLR Series - 12V PolySwitch Lead Free Battery Strap PPTC - 85C Activation Temperature

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Littelfuse PolySwitch, a pioneer of polymeric positive temperature coefficient (PPTC) resettable devices, offers several material platforms to help protect battery applications. The lower trip temperature and broad range of hold current ratings combined with a broad range of form-factors and high current interrupt capability are a unique combination for the VLR series.

Features & Benefits:

  • Low trip temperature
  • Current ratings from 1.1A to 2.3A
  • Voltage ratings from 12V
  • Safely interrupt high fault current
  • Low-resistance devices increase battery operating time
  • RoHS compliant and Halogen free
  • Compatible with high-volume electronics assembly
  • UL Recognized to UL 1434 CSA Certified to CSA TIL No. CA-3A TUV Certified to EN 60730-1


  • Rechargeable batteries for mobile devices
  • Video game controller
  • Electronic tooth brush
  • Battery-powered shaver
  • Portable medical devices

Access specifications, certifications, check availability and order parts below

Catalog #IHold (A)ITRIP
Max Volts
Trip Time
Activation Temp (Deg C)Interrupt Current (A)Max Operating Temp (°C)Product
Partner ECAD ModelsStockSamplesCompare
VLR170F1.74.1121001.40.0180.0320.06450.02585100Not ApplicableProduct SpecificationVLR170FCheckOrder
VLR175F1.754.2121001.40.0170.0310.06250.02485100Not ApplicableProduct SpecificationVLR175FCheckOrder
VLR175LF1.754.2121001.40.0170.0310.06250.02485100Not ApplicableProduct SpecificationVLR175LFCheckOrder
VLR230F2.35121002.50.0120.0180.03650.01585100Not ApplicableProduct SpecificationVLR230FCheckOrder
Catalog # Certificates
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VLR170F CSAiconURiconTUVicon
VLR175LF CSAiconURiconTUVicon
VLR230F CSAiconURiconTUVicon
Part # Part Description RoHS Pb-free RoHS (2015/ 863/EU) Certificate REACH (SVHC’s) Declaration Halogen Free REACH (SVHC’s) IPC-Material Declaration
RF3533-000 VLR170F RoHS No 04/26/2016 PbFree No 04/26/2016 CoC_RoHS10_RF3533-000_VLR170F REACH_SVHC Declaration_RF3533-000 (VLR170F) Yes
Does not Contain
RF3505-000 VLR175F RoHS No 01/01/2012 PbFree No 01/01/2012 CoC_RoHS10_RF3505-000_VLR175F REACH_SVHC Declaration_RF3505-000 (VLR175F) Yes
Does not Contain
RF3522-000 VLR175LF RoHS No 04/26/2016 PbFree No 04/26/2016 CoC_RoHS10_RF3522-000_VLR175LF REACH_SVHC Declaration_RF3522-000 (VLR175L) Yes
Does not Contain IPC_RF3522-000 (VLR175LF)
RF3516-000 VLR230F RoHS No 04/26/2016 PbFree No 04/26/2016 Yes
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