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Stackpole Electronics, Inc.

- Stackpole Electronics supplies resistive components including chassis mount resistors, through hole resistors, surface mount chip resistors and resistor arrays. Stackpole began manufacturing resistors in 1928 and is now recognized as a leading, global supplier.

Ultra-Precision Thin Film Chip Resistors

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The RNCF series of thin film chip resistors is available in tolerances down to 0.01% and TCR’s down to 5ppm. Learn More

Precision High Voltage Chip Resistors

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Stackpole’s HVC series utilizes a thick film technology and proprietary deposition processes to achieve high working voltages and high resistance values. Learn More

ZV Series Low-Voltage Varistors

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Stackpole Electronics’ ZV series is surface-mount multilayer varistor technology designed to protect board level components from transient events. Learn More

Featured Products

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Thick Film Engineering Sample Kits

Stackpole’s thick film sample kits are a great solution for engineers involved with design and development. Unlike many other types of sample kits, they provide every E96 resistance value in a decade with 1% tolerance. Learn More

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CSRF0402 Current Sense Resistors

The value range for Stackpole's CSRF0402 series of metal foil on ceramic current sensing resistors has recently been extended down to 3 milliohms. This is among the lowest resistance values currently available in the 0402 chip size. Learn More

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HVAM Series Resistors

Stackpole's HVAM series of resistors offer a wide range of power ratings and high working voltages making them ideal for a wide variety of applications.

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UHV Ultra-High Voltage Chip Resistor

Stackpole's UHV ultra-high voltage chip resistor with high voltage ratings and high resistance.

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HCSK High Current Surface Mount Shunt Resistors

Stackpole's HCSK series surface mount shunts with kelvin terminations offer excellent stability in testing.

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RV Series Radial Leaded Varistors

Stackpole's RV series of radial leaded metal oxide varistors with a wide range of disk sizes and working voltages designed for general purpose overvoltage protection.

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RTAN Series Resistors

The RTAN series from Stackpole is an AEC-Q200 qualified series of precision thin film chip resistors. The tantalum nitride resistive film forms a moisture impervious tantalum pentoxide barrier layer in the presence of moisture which protects the resistive element itself.

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CSS/CSSH Series Metal-Strip Current-Sensing Resistors

Stackpole introduces their ultra-precision current-sensing resistors constructed of all metal, allowing it to operate in high temperatures and withstand thermal stresses.

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Tools and Support

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Battery Management

With end products ranging from laptop computers and other consumer electronics to industrial infrastructure UPS systems, solar power storage, and hybrid vehicles, battery management is a rapidly growing market segment for sensing resistors. This application highlight will discuss the basic structure for battery management circuits and the resistor requirements for various end products. Learn More

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Electricity Meter Applications

The rapid expansion of the smart grid has brought along with it an increase in the functionality of meters, and with that an increase in resistor content. In addition to the hundreds of general purpose resistors that are used in meters, there are also some application specific resistor requirements. This application feature will discuss those non-commodity resistors in more detail. Learn More

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Anti-Sulfur Resistors

In the past few years, sulfur contamination has become a more widespread concern for thick film chip resistors. A large number of customers across a wide variety of market segments are increasingly concerned about the long term reliability of thick film chip resistors in a high sulfur environment. Learn More

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Pulse Withstanding Resistors (Pulse Power Applications)

One of the most significant market drivers in the resistor industry currently is the need for pulse withstanding resistors. In some cases, design rules or time constraints may require the design engineer to overdesign his circuit to accommodate a pulse event. Learn More

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SMD Current Sense Resistors

Current sensing resistors are used for a wide variety of electronic devices, and while the concept of current sensing itself is relatively simple, it is important to understand some of the details and tradeoffs of the different series that Stackpole offers. Learn More

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Moisture Concerns for Thin Film Resistors

This product feature will discuss Stackpole’s Nichrome and Tantalum Nitride solutions to these engineering concerns. The RNCS and RTAN series provide reliable, affordable solutions for high moisture environments. Learn More

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RNCP Series Thin Film Resistors

Duration: 5 minutes

The RNCP series offers all the advantages of thin film technology at a cost that is competitive with standard commodity thick film chip resistors.

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RTAN Tantalum Nitride Thin Film Chip Resistor

Duration: 5 minutes

Highlighting the materials, design, processing features, and performance advantages of the RTAN series from Stackpole Electronics

SP3A

SP3A Pulse Withstanding Fusible Wirewound

Duration: 5 minutes

Overview of the features, applications and benefits of Stackpole’s pulse withstanding fusible SP3A series

Current Sense Chip Resistor

CSS, CSSH, and HCS Current Sense Chip Resistor

Duration: 5 minutes

The Stackpole CSS, CSSH, HCS series current sense shunt resistors offer significant improvements in stability, precision, self heating, and power handling.

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Stackpole UHV series of Resistors | Digi-Key Daily

The UHV from Stackpole is an ultra-high voltage chip resistor offering extremely high voltage ratings and high resistance values in a surface mount package.

Stackpole RTAN Series Resistors | Digi-Key Daily

Stackpole's RTAN series of tantalum nitride precision thin film chip resistors are impervious to moisture and highly resistant to sulfur contamination.