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Steel Grid Resistors
High-energy pulse load dump resistors offer reliable and long-life solutions
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Portfolio Overview
  • Resistance: from 1 mΩ to several ohms
  • High pulse energy capability (up to several megajoules)
  • High pulse current capability up to 12 kA; typical temperature rise below 350 K for single pulse at specified pulse current; customized design/simple assembly
Key Features and Benefits
  • Know-how and experience needed to design, develop, and produce customized, high-quality, reliable and long-life solutions
Advantages
  • Handles higher pulse currents than standard steel grid resistors without deformation
  • Most compact solution to handle megajoule pulses
  • High degree of customization
  • Operating temperatures up to 375 °C
Market Position
  • Very compact, extremely robust, customized crowbar resistors with high energy and high current capabilities
Applications
  • AC- and DC-dump load resistors
  • Brake resistors
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