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Upgraded Vishay Sfernice P30L Panel Potentiometer Features Long Life of 2 Million Cycles and Low Temperature Coefficient Down
MALVERN, Pa. — Oct. 7, 2009 — Vishay Intertechnology Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that it has doubled the rotational life
of its P30L compact panel potentiometers, which are now specified to deliver 2 million cycles at rated power. The potentiometers’ power
rating has also been increased, from
The long-life performance of the P30L reduces the need for replacement parts, increasing reliability and lowering maintenance costs. Its rotational life of 2 million
cycles represents at least a
The P30L features a high
Offered in a fully sealed IP67 package with pure Sn terminals, the potentiometer is intended for industrial control panel, heavy-duty control, automotive and off-road control, and harsh environment applications in end products including trucks and tractors, machine tools, HVAC systems, welding machines, and military, agricultural, and water-resistant equipment.
With only a
The potentiometer features four resistances values from
Samples and production quantities of the improved P30L are available now with lead times of eight to 10 weeks for larger orders.
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., a Fortune 1000 Company listed on the NYSE (VSH), is one of the world's largest manufacturers
of discrete semiconductors (diodes, MOSFETs, and infrared optoelectronics) and passive electronic components (resistors, inductors,
and capacitors). These components are used in virtually all types of electronic devices and equipment, in the industrial,
computing, automotive, consumer, telecommunications, military, aerospace, power supplies, and medical markets. Vishay’s product
innovations, successful acquisition strategy, and "one-stop shop" service have made it a global industry leader. Vishay can
be found on the Internet at www.vishay.com.