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PTC sensors are often embedded in both ends of the motor winding in each phase in order to sense all the potential hot spots. Image credit: Cooling Post

ASERCOM issues warning over PTC ban

ASERCOM has warned of “severe consequences” for heating, refrigeration, and air conditioning if exemptions to the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment are removed. According to ASERCOM, the European association of refrigeration component manufacturers, proposed changes to the RoHS exemptions to Directive 2011/65/EU would impede the use of PTCs as temperature sensors for motor protection in compressors.Read More »ASERCOM issues warning over PTC ban