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Current Shunt Resistors
Battery management resistors utilizing Power Metal Strip® technology that minimize package size and maximize performance at high temperatures (up to +275 °C)
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Power Metal Strip® Battery Shunt Resistor, Very Low Value (100 µΩ, 125 µΩ, and 250 µΩ), High Power (36 W)
Portfolio Overview
  • Resistance range: from 0.00002 Ω to 1.0 Ω
  • Case sizes from 0603 to 5931
  • High power density in small cases (1 W in 1206 case size, 5 W in 2818 case size)
  • High-temperature performance (up to +275 °C)
  • Excellent stability (0.25 %)
Key Features and Benefits
  • Widest range of packages available
  • Better performance at high temperatures
  • Technical advantages of features which include: low inductance (< 0.5 nH), low thermal EMF
  • (< 3 µV/°C), low TCR (down to ± 20 ppm/°C)
  • Custom design solutions and superior materials technology
  • Accuracy in current sensing and battery management applications as compared to competing technology
  • Circuits that require high power and tight tolerance and operate in high-temperature environments
Market Position
  • Power Metal Strip® was the first and is the leading technology in the market
  • Vishay offers the widest range of resistance values, in the widest range of package sizes
  • DC/DC converters
  • Brushless DC motors
  • Battery management for hybrid vehicles (HEVs), electric vehicles (EVs) and utility batteries
  • IBS – standard car battery circuits
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