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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SM Series Publish Date: 2008-09-22

Stackpole's SM series is being designed into several applications where a higher power rating in a smaller package is needed.

CSNL Series Publish Date: 2008-11-10

Stackpole's CSNL series of SMD metal element chip resistors are now available in 1206, and 2010 sizes as well as the previous 2512 size.

HVC Series High Voltage Chip Resistors Publish Date: 2009-03-24

Stackpole's HVC series high voltage chip resistors optimized for higher voltage ratings, ideal for medical and industrial applications.

RNCS Series Passivated Thin Film Resistors Publish Date: 2009-04-22

Stackpole's RNCS series of passivated Nichrome chip resistors are an ideal low-cost alternative for expensive and hard-to-find tantalum nitride chip resistors.

MR Series Current Sensing Resistors Publish Date: 2010-03-24

Stackpole's MR series molded metal element offers four terminal version the TMR for more accurate sensing.

MPR Series Flameproof Metal Plate Resistors Publish Date: 2010-03-24

Stackpole's MPR series ceramic housed radial lead is encased in a flameproof ceramic housing to protect the part against accidental shorting.

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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Industrial Applications of Resistors

Industrial applications have a wide variety of conditions and electrical requirements which may require with performance beyond what typical thick film chip resistors can achieve. This application highlight will discuss some of the typical building blocks used in industrial electronics and the resistors that are needed for robust and reliable designs. 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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ESD Suppressors Publish Date: 2011-09-06

ESD solutions designed specifically for high speed data communication connections.

Duration: 10 minutes
HVC High Voltage Chip Resistor Publish Date: 2011-09-06

Unique fine and fine line process for depositing the resistor on the substrate, allows it to withstand high voltage pulses better than competing components

Duration: 5 minutes
Current Sensing Resistor Publish Date: 2011-09-06

In this tutorial, the function, features and applications of SEI’s current sensing resistors will be presented.

Duration: 10 minutes
RHC Power Resistors Publish Date: 2011-09-06

Minimizes overall hot spot temperature to help spread heat generation over the entire width of the resistor and provides efficient transfer of heat to the PCB.

Duration: 5 minutes

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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.

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.