Model J(C) Series

Metric Dimensions are shown in mm (Shown in green)
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Economical snap action thermal protector designed for a cost effective solution for protection in motor, transformer, and lighting applications.  Available with various bimetallic elements to match the current sensitivity of the device to the application.


  • Snap action device, quick break/quick make switching action.
  • Conductive bimetal construction: The bimetallic element carries the circuit current for maximum sensitivity under short circuit conditions.
  • Available in two bimetallic resistance values.
  • Preset calibration, not adjustable in the field.
  • Available with same end termination (JCA) opposite end termination (JCB)
  • Gasketed zinc plated steel case suitable for many varnish impregnation processes.
  • Case electrically live, insulating sleeving is available.
  • Available with various leads and terminations including nickel strip for rechargeable battery packs.

Contact Ratings

  • 22 amps 115 VAC inductive
  • 8 amps 250 VAC inductive
  • 20 amps 16 VDC inductive
  • UL & C-UL Recognized Component
  • VDE Certified

Calibration Range

  • Available with nominal calibration temperatures from 60°C to 150°C.

Standard Marking System

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