Riedon Blog

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

Fast Rise Resistors

In today's world, pulses are common in electronic circuits.  When these pulses encounter a resistor with high reactive components, they are distorted. If the resistor has high inductance, current through it will have a sluggish, slow rise time. The current will...

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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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