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Surface Mount Resistor offers up to 12.5 W continuous power.

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February 26, 2013 - Featuring anodized aluminum housing, Model HPC12 can handle 5 W continuous power with no additional heat sink or air movement required.  With 400 lfm of air movement, resistor can handle up to 12.5 W. Measuring 0.5 x 0.5 x 0.4 in., device is suited for wide range of power supplies and electric motor controls, as well as robotics, medical devices, test equipment, welding equipment, plasma cutters, network diagnostic equipment, and industrial automation.

Stackpole Electronics Inc.

3261 Atlantic Avenue, Raleigh, NC, 27604, USA

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High-Power HPC12 Resistor from Stackpole Offers up to 12.5W Continuous Power with No Heat Sink or Air Movement Required

Press release date: February 14, 2013

RALEIGH, NC – The HPC12 from Stackpole is a high power surface mount resistor measuring 0.5” square by 0.4” high.  It can handle 5 watts continuous power with no additional heat sink or air movement required.  The HPC incorporates an anodized aluminum housing which allows it to handle significantly more power than other resistors of similar size without causing significant heat rise on the PCB.  If the application has 400 lfm air movement, the HPC12 can handle 12.5 watts.

The HPC12 is a popular choice for a wide range of power supplies and electric motor controls, as well as robotics, medical devices, test equipment, welding equipment, plasma cutters, network diagnostic equipment, and industrial automation.

The HPC12 is available in tape and reel and bulk packaging.  Pricing varies with resistance value and tolerance and ranges from $1.10 to $2.25 each in full package quantities.  Contact Stackpole or one of our valued distribution partners for volume pricing.  49 of the most popular values are available either from Stackpole direction or through catalog distribution.

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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