Ohmite is a power resistor manufacturer that has been a leader in product innovation for over 95 years. We have been able to stay at the top of the industry by constantly meeting the demands of our customers, offering multiple constructions, mountings, and application-based products to suit many needs. Through decades of innovation, we have established ourselves as the top provider of resistive solutions in the United States.
Power resistors are used to dissipate energy by converting this energy to heat. They are designed to maintain stable performance under heavy loads and to handle thermal conditions safely. Power resistors are used in a wide variety of applications, from power transmission and distribution networks to defibrillators. Some example applications are transportation, industrial, audio, aerospace, and more.
Ohmite has a part series suited for many applications. High Power, High Current, High Voltage, Surge, and Current Sense are among the most popular. Due to multiple mounting options and constructions,… Read More
What are Power Resistors?
A power resistor is a resistor capable of dissipating 5 watts or more. Different types of power resistor constructions include wirewound, carbon & ceramic composition,… Read More
In order to meet the demands of multiple applications, Ohmite produces its market leading resistors in multiple constructions. Wirewound, Composition, Thick Film, and Thin film are just a few… Read More
There are several mounting options available for Ohmite resistors. As the power requirements rise the type of mounting will change. Lower wattage parts come in SMD form, typically below 3 watts.… Read More
Ohmite offers many types of mounting hardware for its resistors and rheostats. Options may include slide-in clips or thru-bolts. The thru-bolt option also includes a choice of elongated or slotted… Read More
The ARCOL name has been an established name in resistors for the European market for 70 years. They are most famous for their aluminum housed wirewound resistors. The aluminum housed resistors… Read More
Ohmite offers a range of engineering cabinets to suit the needs of test labs and enthusiasts. Each cabinet contains a wide variety of products based on product type and application. Each cabinet… Read More