MOV info

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    Abby Gladden
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    is there other shapes than the disc shape?


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    John C
    John C
    Galco Representative

    That is the radial lead type, they also come in Axial lead, panel mount and surface mount type packages. Then they have a “Joules” rating, this is how much energy they can quench/absorb without failing. They act as an electrical spike clipper, as soon as a voltage spikes up to the MOV conduction value it instantly turns on and effectively shorts out to clip that spike to the MOV rated conduction value. COOL?


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