Vishay Intertechnology Introduces Axial-Leaded Thick Film Planar Through-hole Resistors With Flameproof Silicone Coating

Devices Feature High Voltage Handling to 15 kV for Industrial and Medical Applications

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. introduced a new series of axial-leaded thick film planar through-hole resistors featuring a flameproof silicone coating for increased reliability. Offering high voltage handling up to 15 kV, Vishay Techno FHV Axial series devices are optimized for pulse applications in industrial power supplies and laboratory/medical equipment.

The devices released today feature a robust construction consisting of a high-temperature fired cermet film resistive element and high-purity 96 % alumina core. With their flameproof silicone coating, the resistors are designed to withstand overload conditions without flame or mechanical damage.

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