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 Return to top of page · Post #: 1 · Written at 4:32:08 PM on 19 November 2019.
Zamiac's Gravatar
 Location: Tynong North, VIC
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I need to replace a 240 degree temperature cutout ,no problem getting the device, but where do I get the crimp terminals?

 Return to top of page · Post #: 2 · Written at 6:47:51 PM on 19 November 2019.
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 Location: Toongabbie, NSW
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Don't solder it in!
I only mention this as somebody I know did exactly that and as he was doing the second end, heard "click"!!!
I then replaced the 2nd "blown" one by cutting the lug bit off some crimp lugs leaving me the shanks and crimped it in with those.

 Return to top of page · Post #: 3 · Written at 11:42:44 AM on 24 November 2019.
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 Location: Tynong North, VIC
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Hello Fred,
Thanks for the reply, using the lug shanks is a good idea , finding the original type seems unlikely.
Regards John.

 Return to top of page · Post #: 4 · Written at 3:16:46 PM on 24 November 2019.
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 Location: Sydney, NSW
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Not sure what type of terminals you have there but I use Molex connector female pins for applications that need crimping:


 Return to top of page · Post #: 5 · Written at 10:57:08 PM on 24 November 2019.
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 Location: Wangaratta, VIC
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There are that many fasteners lugs & terminals about that one needs to see what it has or is intended to attach to circuit wise. Photo / LInk.

Soldering thermal fuses is fraught with danger, albeit with haemostats one can (if they do not dilly dally) solder a PTC type.


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