Stackpole Develops Ultra-high Voltage Chip Resistors

RALEIGH, NC (October 3, 2017) – Stackpole Electronics, Inc. announces the release of the UHV series of ultra-high voltage chip resistors. Resistance values from 100Megohm up to 10Gigohm are available in TCR as low as 100 ppm and tolerances as low as 1%. The UHV typically offers untrimmed resistive elements for 10% tolerances and wider which provide the best stability over life testing and extremely low VCR.

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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's MELF Resistors are AEC-Q200 Qualified for Harsh Environments

RALEIGH, NC (September 13, 2017) -- Stackpole has recently introduced the MLFA Series of metal film melf resistors. The MLFA Series is fully AEC-Q200 compliant and offered in the 0204 (0.4W) and 0207 (1W) sizes. The MLFA has exceptional stability demonstrated over life, biased humidity, and short time overload testing. In addition, the MLFA offers pulse power handling up to 3500 watts for single short duration pulses, and lightning surge withstanding up to 6KV for resistance values above 100K ohms. This outstanding performance is ideal for applications including industrial / outdoor controls, electric and fuel powered engine controls, power control and monitoring, automotive applications, and telecom infrastructure.

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Stackpole Electronics - Resistor Specifications and How to Interpret Them

Resistors are one of the simplest electronic components. However, the specifications typically shown on datasheets can be confusing, and are often misinterpreted. In this paper we discuss the different performance characteristics, the test conditions, and how to interpret the test results. We discuss potential differences in data presented by different manufacturers and what those differences will mean in terms of performance.

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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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Stackpole Current Sense Chip Resistor Kits Offer a Range of Sizes and Values

RALEIGH, NC (August 1, 2017) -- Stackpole's current sense kits are a compact folder containing a variety of 1% tolerance resistance values in a choice of 1206, 2010, or 2512 chip sizes. Stackpole offers values from various series to provide a broad range of values. Higher resistance values are thick film technology, where the lower resistance values will be foil on ceramic or all metal foil.

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Flameproof Power Film resistors from Stackpole

RALEIGH, NC (July 6, 2017) -- The RSPF from Stackpole is a power metal film thru-hole resistor designed for high power and pulse power applications. The RSPF Series is available in power ratings from 1/4 W up to 3W with 1% tolerance available. This series offers resistance values from 2.2 ohms up to 1Meg ohm, and the coating is flame proof per UL94V-0.

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Stackpole's Non-Inductive Wirewounds for Inductance Sensitive Applications

RALEIGH, NC (June 21, 2017) -- Stackpole's NWW non-inductive wirewound resistor series is ideal for applications requiring low inductance. Although inductance can never be fully eliminated in a wirewound resistor, the Ayrton-Perry winding technique reduces the inductance by up to 5 times that of a standard wirewound resistor, making this technology usable in high frequency and high switching applications.

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