Vishay Intertechnology's E/H Series of QPL MIL-PRF-55342-Qualified Thin Film SMD Resistor Chips Now Offers "S" Level Failure Rate of 0.001 % per 1,000 Hours in 12 Case Sizes MALVERN, PA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/18/13 -- Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that it has extended its E/H series of MIL-PRF-55342-qualified thin film surface-mount resistor chips to offer an "S" level failure rate of 0.001 % per 1,000 hours in 12 case sizes. The QPL devices are qualified to TCR characteristics E, H, K, L, and M. The enhanced resistors' established reliability is assured through 100 % screening and extensive environmental testing that includes 100 % group A, power conditioning, and Group B lot testing, through which the devices have been rated and approved for an "S" failure rate level. The Vishay Dale Thin Film MIL-PRF-55342 resistors were verified in qualification to the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM E-595) standard test method for total mass loss (TML) and collected volatile condensable materials (CVCM) from outgassing in a vacuum environment for space level requirements. Intended for high-reliability military and aerospace applications with stringent performance requirements, the E/H series' all-sputtered wraparound terminations ensure excellent adhesion and dimensional uniformity. The MIL-PRF-55342 thin film devices feature an electroplated nickel barrier layer for operating conditions to + 150 degrees C, a TAMELOX resistive element, and a high-purity alumina substrate for high power ratings to 1000 mW. In addition to very low noise of less than - 25 dB and a low voltage coefficient of less than 0.1 ppm/V, the resistors offer an absolute TCR down to 25 ppm/ degrees C, laser-trimmed tolerances down to 0.1 %, and a resistance range from 10 ohms to 6.19 megohms, depending on case size and TCR characteristics. The MIL-PRF-55342 thin film devices provide a shelf-life stability of 0.01 % and are offered in antistatic waffle pack or tape-and-reel packaging. Samples and production quantities of the new "S" level devices are available now with standard lead times of stock to 10 weeks. Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., a Fortune 1,000 Company listed on the NYSE (VSH), is one of the world's largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors (diodes, MOSFETs, and infrared optoelectronics) and passive electronic components (resistors, inductors, and capacitors). These components are used in virtually all types of electronic devices and equipment, in the industrial, computing, automotive, consumer, telecommunications, military, aerospace, power supplies, and medical markets. Vishay's product innovations, successful acquisition strategy, and "one-stop shop" service have made it a global industry leader. Vishay can be found on the Internet at www.vishay.com. Vishay on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/VishayIntertechnology Vishay Twitter feed: http://twitter.com/vishayindust Link to datasheet: http://www.vishay.com/doc?60018 (E/H, Military M/D55342) Link to product photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/vishay/8556230006 For more information please contact: Vishay Intertechnology Andrew Post +1 610 251-5287 email@example.com
Vishay Intertechnology's E/H Series of QPL MIL-PRF-55342-Qualified Thin Film SMD Resistor Chips Now Offers "S" Level Failure
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