Stackpole Releases Automotive-Grade Chip Resistors



Electronics that require high reliability are no longer confined to military, aerospace, medical, or automotive market sectors. Many types of electronic end products now demand the higher reliability provided by automotive grade resistors. Automotive grade resistors offer increased reliability without the high cost of an established reliability Mil Standard products which allows engineers to increase the reliability of their products without the prohibitive costs.  
Stackpole’s RMCA series is fully AEC qualified and provides excellent long-term reliability with dedicated manufacturing lines and strict materials and process controls necessary for an automotive grade chip resistor. This provides the RMCA with exceptional test performance to all AEC tests as well as improving the expected failure rate by a factor of ten or more.
Pricing for the RMCA depends on size, resistance value, power rating, and tolerance. 
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