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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Stackpole's Radial Leaded MOVs for a Wide Range of Applications

RALEIGH, NC (September 20, 2017) -- Stackpole's RV Series of radial leaded metal oxide varistors are in stock in a wide range of sizes and working voltages. The RV Series is UL1449 certified and is available in sizes from 5mm up to 20mm with peak current ratings up to 18,000 amps and energy handling up to 792J. The RV Series offers over voltage protection for electronics with operating voltages ranging from 14VDC to 1465VDC.

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Stackpole Develops Surface Mount Shunts with Kelvin Terminations

RALEIGH, NC (August 17, 2017) -- Stackpole's HCSK Series is an all metal surface mount current shunt with Kelvin terminations for high accuracy low resistance sensing. The HCSK2725 is rated at 5 watts at ambient temperatures up to 100°C, utilizing unique materials and a raised element design. The robust HCSK is available in 1% and 5% tolerances and 50 ppm TCR with excellent demonstrated stability over life, high temperature exposure, moisture resistance, rapid change of temperature, and short time overload testing.

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AVX Releases New Vertical Poke-Home Connector Carefully Tooled to Compete Against Hand Soldering in 18AWG Applications

AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released the first vertical connector capable of successfully bridging the gap between inexpensive, but wildly inconsistent hand soldering processes and expensive, but exceedingly reliable two-piece connector systems in high volume, 18AWG applications with perpendicular terminations and limited board space, including: power supplies, LED drivers, and industrial and motor controls.

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Stackpole Develops Axial Leaded Metal Glaze Resistors for 0.25W to 3W Applications

The MG / MGM Series from Stackpole is a high voltage thru hole resistor product with resistance values from 1KΩ up to 1GΩ. The metal glaze element provides working voltages ranging from 1600V up to 7000V, tolerances as low as 1% and 100 ppm/ºC TCR. This makes the MG / MGM Series ideal for all applications requiring good voltage handling, pulse handling, and moisture resistance including industrial power supplies and controls, motor controls, security systems, white goods, portable medical equipment, and welding equipment.

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