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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...
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...
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...
Distributors Boost Technical Support Offerings
Distributors are seizing this opportunity to showcase one of their core competencies: providing a one-stop shop for a variety of components and technologies. Even though the channel has cut personnel during the recession, distributors are retaining and even making...
Riedon Resistors Is Used In Critical Medical Systems
Each year, more than 250,000 Americans die from sudden cardiac arrest. With recent technological advances, a portable lifesaving device called the automated external defibrillator has been invented. It is an important life saving device, and has saved many . Riedon...
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How To Design Guide For Precision Resistors
Even in this digital age, a number of measurement and instrumentation applications rely on the accuracy of the value of one or more resistors. To guarantee the performance of the system, the designer must understand what factors can affect the value of precision...
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