New Vishay Intertechnology Noise Suppressor Resistors Offer Increased Voltage Performance and Reliability

MALVERN, Pa. — Jan. 24, 2018 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new series of wirewound noise suppressor resistors that delivers improved voltage performance and reliability for automotive ignition systems in reciprocating engines. Vishay Dale NSR-HP series devices feature a coating that increases reliability by protecting the resistive element against moisture and mechanical shock while enabling high voltage performance to 45 kV and high operating temperatures to +200 °C. The resistors can withstand high voltage pulses at high frequencies and feature a dielectric withstand voltage of 1000 VAC.

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AVX Doubles the Lifetime of Select THH 230°C Hermetic Series High Temperature SMD Tantalum Capacitors

AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components and interconnect solutions, has doubled the lifetime of select THH 230°C Hermetic Series high temperature SMD tantalum capacitors. Four of the six ratings currently available now offer 2,000-hour lifetimes at 230°C and 0.5VR, and all six recently completed mechanical shock and vibration testing to MIL-STD-202 at 230°C with 20g peak, ensuring robust, high-reliability performance in harsh, extreme application environments, such as down-hole and high temperature electronic engine control (EEC).

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