Power Resistors are employed in Power Generation and Distribution, High Voltage Applications, Control Systems, and other Power System Applications. It controls the fault current by passing them to protective relays, limiting its value to prevent damage to power generation and distribution equipment. The Power Resistor Market is gaining an advantage due to development in electrical industries where they are used to control and distribute the current efficiently. In this article, everything PE has listed some interesting Power Resistors that were trending on the website.
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10 Ohm Precision Chip Resistor for Power Supply Applications
The CC1512FC from Caddock Electronics is a Precision Chip Resistor that is ideal for switching power supplies, motor speed control, and high current sensing applications. It has a resistance of less than 10 ohms and a resistance tolerance of ±1%. The resistor has a power rating of 0.75 W. It offers thermal resistance to optimize high-power designs when utilizing higher thermal conductivity circuit board substrates such as IMS or Alumina. This power resistor has a low inductance that provides excellent high frequency and pulse response while ensuring high pulse and overload handling capability. It is available in a surface-mount package that measures 0.150 x 0.120 x 0.027 inches. Read more.
10 Ohm High Precision Metal Film Resistor for Instrumentation Applications
The NE 1/2 from EBG Resistors is a High Precision Metal Film Resistor that is ideal for power supplies, HV measurement, and instrumentation applications. It has a resistance of less than 10 ohms and a resistance tolerance of ±0.05% to ±5%. This resistor has a power rating of 1.5 W. It is manufactured using a special proprietary filming method where a nickel film is deposited along with other metals (in controlled amounts), thereby resulting in fractural resistance value availability, low-temperature coefficient of resistance, and high stability. This RoHS-compliant resistor consists of a non-inductive design that offers reliable performance. It is available in a through-hole package that measures 18.4 x 6.5 inches. Read more.
500 Mega Ohm Carbon-Film Resistors for High Voltage Applications
The BAEW from Vishay are High Voltage Carbon-Film Resistors that are ideal for general-purpose and high-voltage applications. They have a resistance of less than 500 mega-ohms and a resistance tolerance of 5 - 20%. These power resistors have a voltage rating of up to 2.5 kV and a power rating of 0.5 W. They are connected to either radial lugs or axial leads and are coated with epoxy/enamel containing an additional Mylar heat shrink sleeve. These RoHS-compliant resistors are available in a through-hole package that measures 0.75 x 0.250 inches. Read more.
Automotive Qualified Thick Film Chip Resistor
The CR01005-FW-1002GLF from Bourns is a Thick Film Chip Resistor that has been designed with a Nickel barrier to prevent leaching and provide excellent soldering quality. It has a resistance of 10 kilo-ohms and a resistance tolerance of 1%. This AEC-Q200-qualified resistor has a voltage rating of up to 15 V and a power rating of 32 W. It can withstand high current surges and offers sulfur resistance. This RoHS-compliant resistor is available in a surface-mount package that measures 0.40 x 0.20 x 0.13 mm and is ideal for consumer, industrial, telecom, and automotive applications. Read more.
5 Mega-Ohm Power Resistor for Industrial Applications
The MHR0314SA505F20 from Murata is a Power Resistor that is ideal for industrial and high-voltage applications. This REACH-compliant resistor has a resistance of 5.0 MΩ and a resistance tolerance of ±1%. It has a voltage rating of up to 1800 V. This RoHS-compliant resistor is available in a through-hole package that measures 15.1 x 8.5 mm. Read more.
10 Ohm Military Standard Wirewound Power Resistor
The NHS100 10 R J from Ohmite Manufacturing is a Non-Inductive Wirewound Power Resistor that is designed to enable direct heatsink mounting with a thermal compound to achieve maximum performance. It has a resistance of 10 Ω and a resistance tolerance of ±5%. This resistor has a voltage rating of 1900 V and a power rating of 100 W. It is manufactured in line with the requirements of MIL 18546 and IEC 115 standards and also allows the user to customize the resistor design. This RoHS-compliant resistor is wound to enhance high pulse capability and offers a high power-to-volume ratio. It is available in an aluminum-housed chassis-mount package that measures 88.0 x 47.5 x 24.1 mm. Read more.
10 Giga Ohm Non-Magnetic Thick Film Leaded Resistor
The GST 1210 10G 10% 100ppm from Riedon Resistors is a Thick Film Resistor that has been designed to offer high resistance. It has a resistance of 1 - 10 Giga-ohms and a resistance tolerance of 5 - 30%. This leaded resistor has a power rating of 0.5 W. It is manufactured using a non-magnetic material that eliminates the effect of stray magnetic fields on overall circuit performance. This RoHS-compliant resistor is available in a through-hole package. Read more.
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