Anti-moisture Thru-hole Resistors

Anti-moisture thru-hole resistors represent an important segment of the resistor market. There are many designs that require resistors to perform in high humidity environments and engineers need the mechanical stability and thermal characteristics of a thru-hole connection. We will examine the most common products for these requirements and discuss the benefits of using each for a given application.

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Vishay Intertechnology Automotive Grade Power Metal Strip® Battery Shunt Resistor Offers Improved Accuracy, Corrosion Protection

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced a new Automotive Grade Power Metal Strip® battery shunt resistor that offers a 36 W power capacity in the 8518 case size with tin plating on the terminals. Featuring extremely low resistance values down to 50 µΩ, the Vishay Dale WSBS8518...14 will lead to increased accuracy and lower costs compared to Hall Effect current sensing solutions, while its tin plating assists with PCB mounting and provides increased protection against corrosion.

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