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Power Shunt allows optimized absorption of thermal expansion.

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December 27, 2012 - Suitable use in current sensing automotive and industrial applications, PSB Power Shunt features power rating of 6 W, resistances of 0.75 and 1 mΩ, and tolerance of 1%. Special 0.2 mm thick Cu electrode shape enables optimal temperature cycling. With low height of 0.65 mm, flat structure has TCR of ±75 ppm and is applicable for strong mounting as well as automatic mounting machines. Shunt offers resistance to solder cracking and smooth current flow for large current detecting.

Koa Speer Electronics, Inc.

Bolivar Dr., P.O. Box 547, Bradford, PA, 16701, USA

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PSB Power Shunt from KOA Speer Allows for Enhanced Absorption of Thermal Expansion

Press release date: December 18, 2012

Bradford, PA - - Designed with KOA Speer Electronics' original terminal shell, the PSB allows for enhanced absorption of thermal expansion. The PSB current sensing power shunt offers a high power rating of 6W, low resistances of 0.75mΩ and 1mΩ and a tolerance of 1%.

Due to its special 0.2mm-thick Cu electrode shape, KOA Speer's PSB resistor features excellent temperature cycling characteristics. At the low height of 0.65mm, it is a flat structure with a TCR of ±75ppm, and is applicable for strong mounting as well as automatic mounting machines. The robust PSB features a higher resistance to solder cracking and a smooth current flow ideal for large current detecting.

The PSB is ideal for use in current sensing automotive and industrial applications for ECUs, such as electronic controls, EV and HEV battery management, DC/DC converters, oil and gas down hole equipment, air conditioning/heat pumping, inverter controls, electronic power steering, electric brake systems and water/oil pumps.

Prices start at $3.50 each, and have a lead time of 12 weeks. Samples are available upon request.

About KOA Speer:
KOA Corporation, whose global presence includes corporate headquarters in Japan, and sales locations in the USA, Germany, China and Singapore, offers a wide range of products which include thick and thin film resistors, current sensing resistors and resistor arrays; thermal sensors, fuses and varistors; wire wound, multilayer, power and thin film inductors; LTCC's and modules. KOA Speer Electronics, an affiliate of KOA Corporation, has served the electronics industry since 1980.

For more information, contact:
Dawn McGriff
KOA Speer Electronics, Inc.
199 Bolivar Drive
Bradford, PA 16701
(P) 814-362-5536 ext. 266
(F) 814-362-8883
www.koaspeer.com


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