RCD Components, Inc. Datasheets for Power Resistors

Power resistors are used in power generation and distribution, high-voltage applications, control systems, and other power system applications. They include load banks, grounding resistors, and dynamic braking resistors.
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Product Name Notes
Flat Radial Lead Thick Film Power Film Resistor -- TP Series SPACE SAVING THICK FILM PLANAR RESISTORS! Series TP/TPS offer high power density in a lightweight design. Designed for switch mode power supplies, snubber circuits, heaters, in-rush limiters, dynamic braking, and...
High Power Wirewound Resistor -- T-FA027 Series Standard Series T: Tubular design enables high power at low cost. Specialty high-temp flame resistant silicone ceramic coating holds wire securely against ceramic core providing optimum heat transfer and precision...
Power Oxide Film Resistor -- RSF Series APPLICATION: COMMERCIAL POWER RCD‘s oxide film resistors are ideally suited for medium-power applications. Surge levels exceed that of other film constructions. A thick complex-oxide material is deposited on a ceramic...
Molded Heat Sink Power Film Resistor -- MP Series APPLICATION: TO-220 High Performance Molded Heat-Sink Resistors RCD’s MP series feature power film resistor elements designed for excellent environmental stability as well as superior high- frequency performance (custom designs up...
Flat Radial Lead Power Film Resistor -- HDP Series Award winning design! High power density at low prices! RCD Series HDP resistors were designed to offer precision performance in TO-126, TO-220 and TO-247 style packages. The cost effective design...
Power/Precision Wirewound Surface Mount Resistor -- MWM Series Exceptional perfomance and reliability is achieved via highest grade materials and processing. An all-welded wirewound construction is standard, featuring premium-grade wire for superior stability and surge capability. Opt. L low...
Ceramic Case General Power, Leads/brackets Resistor -- PWLL-PWH Series GENERAL POWER PWLL and PWH resistors are designed for general purpose and semi-precision power applications. The ceramic construction is fireproof and resistant to moisture & solvents. The internal element is...
Ceramic Case General Power Resistor -- PW Series GENERAL POWER Low cost and the industry’s broadest selection! Available from stock in popular sizes (5W & 10W, 0.1 Ω to 5K ) and selected values in other sizes; non-stock...
High Voltage High Power High Value Resistor -- SR Series HIGH POWER / HIGH VOLTAGE / HIGH VALUE RESISTORS Industry’s highest power film resistors! RCD’s SR Series is designed for high voltage and/or high power applications. Film construction has extremely...
High Powered Edgewood Wirewound Resistor -- EW Series High power edgewound construction, economical price! RCD Series EW is designed to meet heavy-duty requirements where space is at a premium. Unique ribbon element is edgewound onto a ceramic tube...
Wirewound Flat Power Resistor -- FW, FWE Series High power flat wound construction, low cost! Unique oval-shaped ceramic core construction offers a low profile body for minimal height installation. Available in a wide range of power ratings from...
Ceramic Case Current Sensing Resistor -- LVF Series LOW VALUE LOW TOLERANCE Four-Terminal Current Sensing as low as 0.0005Ω RCD’s Series LVF resistors feature a 4-terminal “Kelvin” design to eliminate the effects of lead resistance. Precision resistive element...
Ceramamic Case Current Sensing 2 Axial Resistor -- LVH Series LOW VALUE PRECISION TOLERANCE & TC Four-Terminal Current Sensing as low as 0.0005Ω RCD’s Series LVF resistors feature a 4-terminal “Kelvin” design to eliminate the effects of lead resistance. Precision...
Miniature Axial Power Film Resistor -- MG Series MINIATURE AXIAL Industry’s smallest power film resistors! Increased power is achieved by a special film process and high grade alumina cores. The unique structure of these materials also achieves increased...
Power Film Resistor -- FS Series MINIATURE POWER RESISTOR Industry’s smallest power film resistors! Increased power is achieved by a special film process and high grade alumina cores. The unique structure of these materials also achieves...
Power Oxide Film Miniature Resistor -- RMF Series MINIATURE POWER RCD‘s oxide film resistors are ideally suited for medium-power applications. Surge levels exceed that of other film constructions. A thick complex-oxide material is deposited on a ceramic core...
Power Surface Mount Resistor -- MPF Series POWER SM RCD’s MPF Series utilize special filming processes and highest grade materials to achieve high power density, yet the economical MELF package enables pricing well below rectangular counterparts. The...
Power/Precision Wirewound Surface Mount Resistor -- MW Series RCD Series MW provide a cost-effective solution for demanding applications. Advantages include superior surge capability, improved temperature stability, moisture resistance, noise, and a significant space and cost savings over molded...
Wirewound Commercial Power Resistor -- RW Series RCD’s RW Series are manufactured on an exclusive automated system, resulting in significant cost savings. The all-welded ceramic core design results in excellent performance levels, especially in regards to overload...
Military Grade Miniature Power Wirewound Resistor -- 200 Series Typically half the size of conventional resistors! Type 202 is world’s smallest wirewound resistor! Series 200 resistors offer the same MIL-grade construction as Series 100 resistors except utilize proprietary materials...
Ceramic Case Power Resistor -- PV Series VERTICAL MOUNT POWER MINI Significant space savings compared to axial-lead types! PV, PVH, and PWV resistors are designed for power applications where space is at a premium. The PV series...
Ceramic Case Bracket Power Resistor -- PWV Series VERTICAL MOUNT POWER RESISTORS Significant space savings compared to axial-lead types! PV, PVH, and PWV resistors are designed for power applications where space is at a premium. The PV series...
Military Grade Power Wirewound Resistor -- 100 Series World’s widest range! 0.005 Ω ~2M Ω , ±0.005% ~10%, 0.5W ~50W. Low cost, available from stock & exclusive SWIFT™ delivery program. Series 100 resistors offer exceptional performance at an...