power resistor

power resistor

[′pau̇·ər ri‚zis·tər]
(electricity)
A resistor used in electric power systems, ranging in size from 5 watts to many kilowatts, and cooled by air convection, air blast, or water.
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All of Avtron's load banks are manufactured at the company's Load Bank and Industrial Power Resistor Facility in Cleveland, Ohio.
"Capped" versions of the Metal Glaze cylindrical power resistor, they deliver thermal compliance and thermal isolation from circuit boards.
Relative Values of 0201 and 01005 Parts Type Power Resistor Resistor Rating Range Tolerance 1206 0.125W 0 - 10 MOhm [+ or -]0.5% 01005 0.03W 10 Ohm - 1 MOhm [+ or -]25% Table 2.
Providing design engineers with a non-inductive power resistor capable of withstanding repetitive high energy pulses, IRC has developed its NT Series wirewound resistors fin high energy circuits in defibrillators and other medical electronics applications.
CRESSALL RESISTORS, the power resistor manufacturer, has produced a completely self-contained new load bank for testing generator sets.
These LED arrays are either electrically connected in a parallel-series arrangement, or in several series strings of (typical three in series), each with their own power resistor and diode bias connected in parallel to construct the overall RCL.
All of Avtron's equipment is built at the company's Load Bank and Industrial Power Resistor Division, one of its three Cleveland area manufacturing sites.
In the radial power combiner/divider, the power resistor used for isolation has parasitic elements due to its high power structure.
CRESSALL RESISTORS, the UK's largest power resistor manufacturer, has produced a completely self-contained new load bank for testing generator sets.
Vishay Dale unveiled its 0603-sized SMT metal strip power resistor as the first of its size to provide a 0.2W power rating.
Stackpole Electronics introduced the ETW Series of large tubular non-flammable wirewounds for power resistor applications ranging from as low as 10W up to 1300W.
BI Technologies SMT Division introduced a non-molded power resistor rated up to 75 W.

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