rod thermistor

rod thermistor

[′räd thər′mis·tər]
(electronics)
A type of thermistor that has high resistance, long time constant, and moderate power dissipation; it is extruded as a long vertical rod 0.250-2.0 inches (0.63-5.1 centimeters) long and 0.050-0.110 inch (0.13-0.28 centimeter) in diameter, of oxide-binder mix and sintered; ends are coated with conducting paste and leads are wrapped on the coated area.
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