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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.
Fred.


 
 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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 GTC
 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:

https://www.jaycar.com.au/4-pin-mini-molex-plug-socket/p/PP2027


 
 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.

Marc


 
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