Product News: Electronic Components & Devices

High Voltage Resistors offer ratings up to 7,000 V.

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High Voltage Resistors offer ratings up to 7,000 V.

Jun 06, 2014 - Offering resistance values from 1 kΩ to 1 gΩ, MG Series features working voltages from 1.6 kV for ¼ W size to 7 kV for 2 W and mini 3 W sizes. Metal glaze technology provides inherently moisture proof resistive element. Through hole resistors are suited for electronic scales and measurement, voltage dividers for power supplies, medical applications, aviation instrumentation, security and safety equipment, and communications infrastructure.

Stackpole Electronics, Inc. - Raleigh, NC

Original Press Release

High Voltage Resistors Now Offer Working Voltage Ratings up to 7000 Volts

Press release date: May 28, 2014

RALEIGH, NC — Stackpole has expanded and improved its MG Series thru hole metal glaze high voltage resistors. The value range for all sizes has been expanded to include values from 1K ohm up to 1G ohm. In addition, working voltages have been improved and now range from 1.6KV for the ¼ watt size to 7KV for the 2W and mini 3W sizes. Metal glaze technology provides an inherently moisture proof resistive element and is less expensive than many other high voltage resistor types.

  • Electronic scales and measurement
  • Voltage dividers for power supplies
  • Medical applications
  • Aviation instrumentation
  • Security and safety equipment
  • Communications infrastructure
Pricing for the MG / MGM Series varies with size, resistance value, and tolerance, and ranges from $0.056 to $0.45 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; or visit the Web site at

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.