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Ultra Precision Bulk Metal® Foil Resistors

  • Wide range of SMD and through-hole resistors and resistor networks
  • Z-foil technology ultra-high precision SMD resistors (MPP & MQP series)
  • Tightest tolerance of ±0.005%, typical TCR of 0.14ppm/°C and excellent long term stability of 5ppm/year
  • Standard resistors and resistance boxes

For their official website, please visit www.alpha-elec.co.jp

Who is Alpha Electronics?

As a manufacturer of Bulk Metal® Foil resistors, Alpha Electronics has been living the conviction globally known to engineers for consistently delivering the highly desirable characteristics of “Stability, Accuracy and Reliability”. Alpha Electronics has been in the market since 1978 as a manufacturer of the most stable and most precise resistors on the market – even after four decades. As part of the VPG Foil Resistors product group, the Alpha Electronics brand is globally rewarded for the accuracy and reliability of their Bulk Metal® Foil technology resistors. This is in part down to the proven commitment to continuous innovation and 40+ years of industry expertise. Bulk Metal® Foil resistors are widely used as key components in demanding applications such as:

  • Aerospace
  • Automatic Test Equipment (ATE)
  • High-End Audio
  • Industrial Process Control
  • Laboratory
  • Medical Systems
  • Metrology
  • Military
  • Precision Instrumentation
  • Semiconductor Manufacturing and Testing
  • Weighing Scales

Some key features of the Alpha Electronics range consist of the following:

  • A wide range of SMD, through-hole resistors and resistor networks
  • Ultra-high precision SMD resistors using Z-foil technology (MPP & MQP series)
  • Tight tolerances of ±0.005%
  • Typical TCR of 0.14ppm/°C
  • Excellent long-term stability of 5ppm/year
  • Standard resistors and resistance boxes

Alpha Electronics products

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  • Fully customisable 1-dial resistance box with up to 24 resistance values in a single device
  • Up to 5-digit resistance values on switching contacts may be specified
  • Improved work efficiency
  • Elimination of careless mistakes
  • Lightweight
  • Compact size
  • High precision
  • high stability

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  • Power Control
  • Power Control
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  • 6-Dial decade resistance box
  • Long-term stability in resistance ≤50 ppm/year (storage life)
  • Low contact resistance switch and three clip-type contacts in parallel
  • Low thermal EMF terminal
  • >Double electrical shielding protection against noise
  • Utilising Alpha’s Bulk Metal® foil ultra precision resistance material inside

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  • Test and Measurement
  • Test and Measurement
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  • Standard resistor with an excellent long-term stability of resistance (less than 3ppm/year)
  • Excellent AC characteristics due to non-wirewound technology
  • Compact and sturdy construction designed for easy operation and storage
  • Certificate of Calibration and Inspection sheets traceable to NMIJ (National Metrology Institute of Japan) are provided at shipment

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  • Test and Measurement
  • Test and Measurement
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  • Resistance transfer standard for calibrating standard resistors
  • Using Bulk Metal® Foil as a resistive element
  • Usable in air without oil bath due to superior temperature coefficient
  • Very tight matching accuracy
  • Excellent long-term stability
  • Usable as a standard resistor

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  • Current / voltage conversion adaptor
  • Lightweight and compact size
  • Full resistance range available from 1Ω to 100 kΩ
  • Maximum working current of 0.001A to 0.5A.

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  • Test and Measurement
  • Test and Measurement
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  • Thermosensitive through-hole resistor
  • Resistance range from 5Ω to 100Ω
  • Tolerance from ±0.5% available
  • TCR of linear +4250 ±1% ppm/°C
  • Power rating of 0.125W (at +70°C)
  • Temperature range from -65°C to +125°C

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  • Rhopoint Energy
  • Rhopoint Energy
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