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

Precision Resistors for the Gigaohm-Range

High Value Resistors with specified properties at small sizes To analyze very low electronic signals, resistors with extremely high values are required. Based on a long tradition of working in this niche market, SRT Resistor Technology GmbH in Cadolzburg/Germany has...

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Wirewound Temperature Sensing

Wirewound Temperature Sensing

Wirewound Temperature Sensing Resisors Many of Riedon’s Temperature sensing Wirewound products are available in special high Temperature Coefficients of Resistance (TCR), ideal for use in temperature sensing applications. Wirewound temperature sensors provide the most...

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Thin Film Resistor Construction and Properties

Thin Film Resistors Thin film resistors are built on a ceramic base, with the resistive layer sputtered on top using vacuum deposition to create a chip resistor. The material used is commonly an alloy of nickel and chrome called Nichrome. The thickness of the film...

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Most reliable; Wirewound Power Resistors

Wirewound Power Resistors Wirewound power resistors are rugged, reliable, small, and compatible with modern PCB and surface mount manufacturing systems. Although they have been around for a while, newer technologies still fall short in many power applications. The...

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Precision or Power?

Resistors are often designated as precision or power. Precision resistors are designed for applications where tight resistance tolerance and stability are primary considerations, and they generally have restricted operating temperature limits and power dissipation...

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