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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AVX Wins Medical Design Briefs' 2016 Readers' Choice Product of the Year Award

AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components and interconnect solutions, has won Medical Design Briefs' 2016 Readers' Choice Product of the Year Award for its Accu-P® MP Series medical-grade thin film chip capacitors for RF signal and power applications in implantable medical devices , marking their second win in the awards' four-year history. The first was for the company's TAZ HRC5000 Series medical-grade tantalum capacitors back in 2013.

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Stackpole Expands Small Size Precision Chip Resistor Values

The RNCF Series from Stackpole is a precision thin film chip resistor series capable of achieving tolerances as tight as 0.01% and TCR as low as 2 ppm/ºC. Stackpole recently expanded the resistance value range for the 0402 chip size for all tolerances to offer values from 49.9Ω up to 20KΩ.

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AVX Invites Manufacturing Marvels® Viewers to Virtually Tour its Biddeford, Maine Facility

AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, will be showcased on May 9th in a Manufacturing Marvels® production, which airs on the Fox Business Network®. AVX's two-minute spotlight will air between 8:30 - 8:44 EDT, and will provide viewers with a behind-the-scenes look at the company's Biddeford, Maine, manufacturing facility, which is the leading global supplier of tantalum capacitors for medical devices, like pacemakers.

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