Future Electronics Offers Vishay's WSLP Series of Power Metal Strip® Resistors

Pointe Claire, Quebec – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, announces immediate availability of Vishay's WSLP Series of very high power, current sense, Power Metal Strip resistors.

The small size of the WSLP Series resistors enables them to replace larger current sensing resistors, thus saving on the circuit board that in turn will create smaller and lighter products for the consumer.

Manufactured using proprietary techniques that result in extremely high power and low resistance values, featuring all-welded construction with a solid metal nickel-chrome or manganese-copper alloy resistive element, the resistors offer very low inductance values, an excellent frequency response and low thermal EMF.

Vishay's WSLP Series Power Metal Strip resistors are ideal for all types of current sensing and pulse applications, including switching and linear power supplies, instruments, power amplifiers, and shunts.

The WSLP Series from Vishay features a very high power to footprint size ratio, has a proprietary processing technique which produces extremely low resistance values, an all welded construction, includes a solid metal nickel-chrome or manganese-copper alloy resistive element with low TCR, offers very low inductance, excellent frequency response to 50MHz, and low thermal EMF.

To purchase product(s) or for more information about Vishay, WSLP Series Fixed Resistors, Power Metal Strip, High Power, and Current Sensing, as well as access to the world's largest available-to-sell inventory, visit www.FutureElectronics.com.

About Future Electronics

Future Electronics is a global leader in electronics distribution, ranking 3rd in component sales worldwide, with an impressive reputation for developing efficient, comprehensive global supply chain solutions. Founded in 1968, the company has established itself as one of the most innovative organizations in the industry today, with 5,000 employees in 169 offices in 44 countries around the world. Future Electronics is globally integrated, with one worldwide IT infrastructure providing real-time inventory availability and access, while enabling full integration of its operations, sales and marketing worldwide. Offering the highest level of service, the most advanced engineering capabilities and technical solutions through all stages of the design-production cycle, and the largest available-to-sell inventory in the world, Future's mission is always to Delight the Customer®. For more information, visit www.FutureElectronics.com.

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Martin H. Gordon

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