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Vishay Intertechnology Launches Stainless Steel Braking/Crowbar Resistors

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 5:22pm
WDD Staff

Vishay Intertechnology (Malvern, PA) introduced a new series of stainless steel braking/crowbar resistors featuring industry-high pulse energy capability up to 3.46 MJ and pulse current capability up to 12 kA for alternative energy and other heavy-duty applications. Higher pulse load capacity versions built to customer specifications are also available. Features include:

  • Typical temperature rise below 350 °C.
  • Operating temperatures up to 375 °C.
  • Resistance values from 1 mΩ to several ohms.
  • Available tolerances of ± 5 % and ± 10 %.
  • Maximum expected change of resistance in service of less than ± 20 %.

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