Carbon & Ceramic Composition Resistors

Composition

What is a Composition Resistor?

Composition resistors are produced using a mixture of a finely ground insulator and conductor. This mixture is then compressed into a cylindrical shape. Terminals are attached and the insulation coating is applied to the outside. The resistance is controlled based on the ratio of the insulator and conductor mixture. 

Composition Construction

We offer a few different series in Composition construction. Composition resistors are chosed based on energy handling & resistance value, and typically have a high tolerance. 

Composition resistors perform best in High Energy/Surge applications. The large amount of mass contained in the resistor enables high levels of energy absorption. The high levels can be repeated without negative effects to the resistance value. Composition resistors are proven to be a robust choice in handling surge loads.

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A Series

A Series

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EY Series

EY Series

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OD/OF/OA Series

OD/OF/OA Series

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OX/OY Series

OX/OY Series

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RC, RF, RW, RP, RM Series

RC, RF, RW, RP, RM Series

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Tubular Resistors

Tubular Resistors

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Axial Leaded Resistors

Axial Leaded Resistors

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Slab Resistors

Slab Resistors

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Disk and Washer Resistors

Disk and Washer Resistors

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Water-Cooled Resistors

Water-Cooled Resistors

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Metallic Load Bank Resistors

Metallic Load Bank Resistors

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Custom Resistor Assemblies

Custom Resistor Assemblies

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Encapsulated Resistors

Encapsulated Resistors

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