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The MRA range of High-Precision Metal Film Resistors now offers a 2W option

ARCOL’s MRA range of High-Precision Metal Film Resistors has been extended to now offer a maximum power dissipation of 2W.

In addition, the specifications, including the value range, tolerance options and TCR of the whole family of Metal Film resistors have all also been extended.

ARCOL’s MRA range of Meta Film Resistors is Europe’s No 1 selling Axial Thin-Film High-Precision Resistor family. The high-precision manufacturing process uses a “sputter” technique  to create stable metal films on high-purity alumina rods. The films are then covered in tough epoxy to protect from any environmental extremes.

The range now consists of five power options: 1/8W; 1/4W; 1/2W; 1W; and 2W, with maximum operating voltages varying from 200V to 500V.

The pulse overload is ±0.75%, 4 times rated continuous working voltage =√(P*R) for 10,000 cycles with 1 second ON and 25 seconds OFF. The operating temperatures are -55°C to +155°C and the overload is ± 0.25% rated continuous working voltage =√(P*R)*2.5 for 5 seconds.

The MRA range of High-Precision Meta Film Resistors also now offer a very low TCR of ± 5ppm/ºC. The new value range is from R1 to 10M and the precision tolerance is down to ±0.05%.

ARCOL’s MRA Power Resistors are RoHS compliant and are designed for easy assembly, using axial solder methods. The solderability is 90% min coverage, 245±5˚C for 3 seconds.

More information on ARCOL’s MRA range of High-Precision Metal Film Resistors.