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Stackpole Product Highlight - Stackpole Expands the ASR/ASRM Series Anti-Surge Thru Hole Resistors


RALEIGH, NC (Feb. 10, 2014) - Stackpole Electronics' ASR / SPR series of anti-surge metal film resistors has expanded to include a mini ¼ watt body size. The ASRM14 has a max working voltage of 500 volts, overload voltage of 1000 volts, and capacitor discharge surge withstanding up to 2000 volts 10 times. In addition the ASR / ASRM have single square pulse handling that is more than 3 times better than comparable sized metal film resistors.

The ASR and SPR series are an ideal lower cost replacement for ceramic composition and carbon composition resistors where the pulse voltage capability of the resistor is critical or where the inherent inductance of wirewounds is undesirable. In addition, this series is popular for high voltage power supplies, medical applications, plasma cutters, test systems, and circuit protection.

The ASR / ASRM series is available in resistance values from 10 Ω to 12 MΩ. Power Ratings range from ¼ watt to 2 watts and 5% tolerance is standard. Pricing is size and resistance value dependent and ranges from $0.045 to $0.22 each in full reel quantities. Contact Stackpole or one of our franchised distributor partners for volume pricing.

For more information about Stackpole products, contact Stackpole Electronics, Inc. at

Stackpole Electronics, Inc.
2700 Wycliff Road Suite 410,
Raleigh NC 27607
phone: 919-850-9500

Stackpole Electronics Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of resistors supplying to the worlds largest OEMs, contract manufacturers and distributors. Headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., the privately held company began manufacturing in 1928 as part of Stackpole Carbon Company in St. Mary's, Pennsylvania. Now part of the Akahane Stackpole Manufacturing Group (ASMG), Stackpole has manufacturing facilities in Japan, Taiwan, China and Mexico; warehousing facilities in El Paso, Shenzhen and Japan; and international sales offices in Tokyo, Taipei, London, Hong Kong and Shenzhen.


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