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Thermal Faliure of thermal overload protected ICs

I have encountered a number of instances now where ICs that supposedly include "thermal overload protection" will still heat up until they fry. Examples: LM338,LM2576. These devices datasheets ...
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Thermal cutoff for a high current mains application

I'm designing an inrush current limiter for a large rack which will under normal conditions draw ~25 A at 230 VAC. I'd like to be able to trip the current carrying live wire if the temperature in my ...
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Replacing thermal cutoff / fuse, what temperature to match to

I'm replacing a thermal fuse that has gone bad (already verified that the temperature of the device monitored was not going too high) and was wondering how / what to match the temperature printed on ...