Product News: Electronic Components & Devices

Chip Resistor Arrays feature anti-sulfur design.

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November 28, 2012 - Available in 8-pin, 4-resistor circuits with 1, 1.6, and 3.1 mm widths, RAVS Series shows typical resistance shifts less than 0.1% after 240 hours at 40°C, 95% RH, 5 V bias, and H2S concentration of 3 ppm or greater. Resistance values range from 10 Ω up to 1 M in 200 ppm TCR and tolerances as low as 1%. Applications include automotive electronics, industrial and commercial equipment controls, marine electronics, and anywhere gaskets, hoses, grommets, or oils and lubricants may be found.

Stackpole Electronics Inc.

3261 Atlantic Avenue, Raleigh, NC, 27604, USA

Original Press Release

Stackpole's RAVS Anti-Sulfur Chip Resistor Arrays

Press release date: November 14, 2012

RALEIGH, NC  – The new RAVS series from Stackpole offers stable reliable performance in a wide variety of environments including those with high amounts of sulfur.  Stackpole’s proprietary process and materials with reduced silver yield a chip resistor array with excellent long-term reliability under conditions where standard chip resistors fail.  The RAVS series shows typical resistance shifts less than 0.1% after 240 hours at 40C, 95% R.H., 5 volt bias, and H2S concentration of 3ppm or greater.  Applications for anti-sulfur chip arrays include automotive electronics, industrial and commercial equipment controls, marine electronics and anywhere gaskets, hoses, grommets, or oils and lubricants may be found.

The RAVS is available in 8 pin, 4 resistor circuits in 1, 1.6, and 3.1 mm widths.  Resistance values range from 10 ohms up to 1M in 200 ppm TCR and tolerances as low as 1%.  Pricing for the RAVS varies with size, resistance value, and tolerance, and ranges from $0.012 to $0.055 each in full reel quantities.  Contact Stackpole or one of our franchised distributors for pricing inquiries.

For more information about Stackpole products, contact Stackpole Electronics, Inc. at 2700 Wycliff Road Suite 410, Raleigh NC 27607; phone 919-850-9500; email marketing@seielect.com; or visit the Web site at www.seielect.com.

Stackpole Electronics Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of resistors supplying to the worlds largest OEMs, contract manufacturers and distributors. Headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., the privately held company began manufacturing in 1928 as part of Stackpole Carbon Company in St. Mary’s, Pennsylvania.  Now part of the Akahane Stackpole Manufacturing Group (ASMG), Stackpole has manufacturing facilities in Japan, Taiwan, China and Mexico; warehousing facilities in El Paso, Shenzhen and Japan; and international sales offices in Tokyo, Taipei, London, Hong Kong and Shenzhen.

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