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Vishay Intertechnology's RCP Series Thick Film Chip Resistors Offer High Thermal Conductivity for Power to 22 W in New 0505, 0603, and 2512 Case Sizes


RCP series

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For more information:
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MALVERN, Pa. — July 9, 2015 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that its RCP series of thick film chip resistors for high-power, surface-mount RF applications is now available in the compact 0505, 0603, and 2512 case sizes. The Vishay Dale devices offer very high thermal conductivity for power ratings up to 22 W with active temperature control.

Optimized for many applications in the automotive, aerospace, military, industrial, and telecom markets, RCP series resistors feature a stable thick film resistive element on an aluminum nitride (AlN) substrate and an epoxy encapsulation. In addition to their case sizes, the existing 1206 case has been enhanced to offer a rating of 2.4 W with a standard board mount. The devices feature an operating temperature range from -55 C to +155 C.

RCP series resistors offer a resistance range from 10 Ω to 2 kΩ, tolerance of 2 % and 5 %, and TCR of 100 ppm/C. For improved solderability, the devices are available with tin/lead and lead (Pb)-free wraparound terminations over a nickel barrier. The resistors are compliant to RoHS directive 2011/65/EU and halogen-free according to the JEDEC JS709A definition.

Device Specification Table:

Part number Case size Power rating (active temperature control) Power rating (standard board mount) P25 C
RCP0505 0505 5.0 W 1.4 W
RCP0603 0603 3.9 W 1.5 W
RCP1206 1206 11 W 2.4 W
RCP2512 2512 22 W 3.5 W

Samples and production quantities of the RCP resistors are available now, with lead times of eight 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.

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For more information:
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