Riedon Blog

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

Visit Riedon Resistors On Slideshare!

Have you heard about SlideShare? Well its kind of like youtube but its for business PowerPoint presentations. Visit Riedon page here and check out our uploaded PowerPoint presentation. We have two presentations, one on Wirewound technology and the other about what...

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Resistors in LEDs

When I first attached a 280 ohm resistor in series with a 5mm red LED, the word on the street was that LEDs were low power, forever-lasting devices that would just about completely replace incandescent bulbs for simple binary indicators. LEDs spent a brief period as...

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Why Choose Riedon For Your Special RTD Requirements

Resistors this precise and stable require unusual design and manufacturing skills that absolutely manage the desirable properties of the resistor element wire, while minimizing undesirable characteristics that cause unpredictable errors and instabilities. These same...

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Using Power Resistors as Heaters

Power resistors and resistance heaters share many common design considerations. In both products, good thermal design ensures low thermal resistance between the element and the exterior environment. Both must be rugged and reliable. Power resistors are often used in...

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Current Sensing Resistors

Sudden current or voltage changes are often hazardous to electronic products. For example, transients or surges that reach microprocessor or memory components can destroy those expensive parts, and wipe out critical programming and data. Many electronic products now...

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Praise For Riedon Resistors!

We received this email from a valued customer which we would like to share with you: "....I have been a strong advocate of Riedon resistors here at PCI and you make it easy for me to continue to be. Riedon presently manufactures a shunt resistor of my design (Riedon...

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