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36T Auto Reset Bimetal Control

The 36T auto reset control from Therm-O-Disc® offers proven reliability in a compact, versatile, cost-effective design. The snap action of the bimetal disc provides high-speed contact separation resulting in excellent life cycle characteristics at electrical loads up to 15 amps at 120VAC and 16 amps at 250VAC.  The 36T carries global agency recognition and is used in a wide range of applications including drip coffee makers, gas furnaces, clothes dryers and dishwashers.

  • Single pole, single throw
  • Contacts open or close on temperature rise
  • Enclosed or exposed disc
  • Surface mounting, airstream mounting and board mount configurations
  • Wide variety of terminals
  • Conical or gold contacts available
  • Ceramic construction available
  • CTI 250 construction available
Temperature Calibration
  • Maximum calibration temperature (varies by agency)
    • 428°F (220°C)
  • Temperature  differentials (difference between nominal open and close temperatures) available
    • Minimum 15°F (8.5°C)
    • Maximum 100°F (55.5°C)
  • See data sheet (Product Download Tab) for detailed temperature calibration information
  • Air Conditioning
  • Automotive
  • Cooking
  • Dishwasher
  • Heating
  • Laundry
  • Small Kitchen Appliance
  • Water Heater
Agency Ratings
  • UL /CSA
    • 120V/15 amps/100,000 cycles
    • 240V/10 amps/ 100,000 cycles
  • VDE
    • 250V/10 amps/100,000 cycles
    • 250V/16 amps/ 30,000 cycles
  • MITI
    • 250V/15A/10,000 cycles
  • CQC
    • 250V/16 amps/30,000 cycles
  • See data sheet (Product Download Tab) for detailed ratings information including maximum calibration temperatures for Agency electrical ratings.