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Vishay Intertechnology Enhances PLT Series of Precision Low-TCR Thin Film Resistors With Improved Tolerance to 0.01 % in Three Case Sizes


PLT resistors

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MALVERN, PENNSYLVANIA — Mar. 3, 2011 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (VSH: NYSE) today announced that it has enhanced its PLT series of precision low-TCR thin film resistors with improved tolerances down to 0.01 %. The devices feature a low standard TCR of 5 ppm/C over a wide temperature range of -55C to +125C.

With stable film and performance characteristics of 500 ppm at + 70 C for 10,000 hours, devices in the PLT series are optimized for high-precision applications in industrial, telecommunications, medical imaging, test and measurement, and military and aerospace equipment and instrumentation.

Offered in 0603, 0805, and 1206 case sizes, the PLT series offers a resistance range from 250Ω to 100 kΩ, with non-standard values available. The resistors features very low noise of < - 30 dB, low voltage coefficients of 0.1 ppm/V, and power ratings from 150 mW to 400 mW at + 70 C.

The PLT devices feature an anti-corrosion resistant film with special passivation method (SPM) enhancement. Available with lead (Pb)-free or lead terminations, the resistors are compliant with RoHS Directive 2002/95/EC, halogen-free according to IEC 61249-2-21, and flame-resistant in accordance to UL 94 V-0.

Device Specification Table:

Case size Power rating Max. working voltage Resistance range
0603 150 mW 75 V 250Ω to 40 kΩ
0805 250 mW 100 V 250Ω to 50 kΩ
1206 400 mW 200 V 250Ω to 100 kΩ

Samples and production quantities of the PLT series are available now, with lead times of eight weeks for standard 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.

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