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Metal Film Resistors offer diverse range of available values.

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Metal Film Resistors offer diverse range of available values.

February 7, 2014 - MLF/MLFM Series include ¼ and ½ W sizes available in resistance values down to 10 Ω for TCRs of 25 ppm and tighter. Additionally, ½ W size comes in resistance values down to 0.2 Ω for TCRs of 50 and 100 ppm. Available values permit application versatility and expand possibilities for use as surface mount replacement for similarly sized axial leaded resistors. Applications include instrumentation and metering, controls, communications equipment, network analyzers, and automotive controls.

Stackpole Electronics, Inc. - Raleigh, NC

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Stackpole Expands Value Range of MLF / MLFM Series Melfs

Press release date: January 28, 2014

RALEIGH, NC — Stackpole has expanded the resistance range of its MLF / MLFM Series of metal film melf resistors. The watt and watt sizes are now available in resistance values down to 10 ohms for TCR's of 25 ppm and tighter. In addition, the watt size is now available in resistance values down to 0.2 ohms for TCR's of 50 ppm and 100 ppm. This value extension allows the use of the MLF Series for a wide variety of applications. It also expands the possibilities for use of the MLF Series as a surface mount replacement for similar sized axial leaded resistors.

The MLF / MLFM Series is a popular choice for a wide range of applications where stable operation and thermal stability are important, such as instrumentation and metering, controls, communications equipment, network analyzers, and automotive controls.

Pricing varies with size, value, tolerance, and tolerance and ranges from $0.025 to $0.62 each in full reel quantities. Contact Stackpole for volume pricing.

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 affiliated with Akahane Electronics, Stackpole has manufacturing facilities in Japan, Taiwan, China and Mexico; warehousing facilities in El Paso, Hong Kong and Japan; and sales offices in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

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