Riedon Blog

Welcome to the Riedon Blog.  Here you will find articles and resources related to all types of resistors and shunts. 

High Temperature Resistors

Riedon has been at the cutting edge of resistive solutions for more than 40 years. High temperature resistors are in demand in many applications, now more than ever! Riedon’s Wirewound, Thick & Thin Film, and also Foil resistive products can be seen in industries...

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Surge Protected Resistors or Pulse Proof Resistors

One of the most frequently asked questions that we receive at Riedon, is whether  we can offer “Joule rated” or “pulse rated” resistors?  Electrical surges are a common failure mode for many types of resistors, and its essential to help our customers to evaluate the...

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Riedon Resistor Heaters

Riedon can supply wire-wound, thick film, and metal film power resistors in configurations and ratings to fit many resistance heater applications. Prices are often more economical than “standard” heaters. Riedon’s power resistors offer significant features for...

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Riedon Resistors are Smart Energy!

One of Riedon’s target market is the Smart Grid market, and our resistors are currently being used in Power Inverter Systems and Smart Metering Units. To learn more, visit the Harvard Business Review article The Future of Smart Energy.

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RoHS Compliances In Other Countries

You are probably aware that the Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) in the United States and European Union restrict the use of certain metals and substances in commercial products. These restricts are typically found on lead, cadmium, mercury, hexavalent...

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What are Wirewound Resistors?

Resistors are commonly found elements in electrical networks and circuits. These components are used to control electric current flow within electrical parts and circuit boards. One of the most common types of resistors is known as the wirewound resistor. Wirewound...

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