Rod and tube resistors
VR Rod and Tube Resistors are manufactured from a carefully selected mixture of clays, alumina and carbon. After blending, the material is extruded into the required shape and then fired, in a controlled atmosphere, at high temperature.
Aluminium is then flame sprayed onto the barrel surfaces (as standard) to provide electrical contact.
Alternative metallised contacts and corona shielded terminals are also available.
Rod and Tube Resistors are available with Outside Diameters ranging from 10mm to 50mm and in Lengths up to 600mm.
With High Surge Energy Rating and Low Inductance, typical applications for HVR Rod and Tube Resistors include Dummy Aerial Loads, Overvoltage Protection, Capacitor Discharge and Anti Parasitic Elements in the grid and anode circuits of power valves in induction heaters.
|TYPE||Do (mm)||Di (mm)||L (mm)||Lm NOM. (mm)||WEIGHT (g)||OHMS Min||OHMS Max||JOULES @ 20˚C||WATTS @ 20˚C||IMPULSE VOLTS (1.2 / 50 µs)|
|710||25||15||460||25||295||47||10000||45000||150||12 Log R|
|701||25||15||250||25||160||22||4700||22000||90||8 log R|
|702||25||15||150||25||95||10||2200||11000||55||6 Log R|
|708*||20||-||60-200||10||38-130||4r7||4700||-||18-80||3.3 Log R to 7.5 Log R|
|721*||10||-||50-150||10||07-23||10||3300||-||10-30||1.6 Log R to 5 Log R|
|720||10||-||116||10||18||22||2200||2600||20||4.3 Log R|
|719||10||-||56||10||9||10||1000||1100||10||1.9 Log R|
At other ambients, Ta °C, Watts and Joules must be multiplied by the factor (220 – Ta) / 200.
* Types 708 and 721 are available in custom lengths.
50mm Diameter Tubes offering Higher Energy Absorption / Higher Average Power Rating.
25mm Diameter Tubes manufactured to custom lengths.
25mm Diameter Tubes assembled with Aluminium Ferrule Terminals.
The standard electrical contacts are aluminium metallised surfaces.
Alternative metallised contacts are available in silver, brass, copper or nickel.
Corona shielded terminals are available.
Radial wire terminations are available on 10mm diameter rods.
Types 708 and 721 are available to customised lengths within the limits shown.
Custom length tubes (Do = 25mm, Di = 15mm) and larger Diamater Tubes (Do = 50mm) are also available.
Preferred values are to the E6 series per decade. Other resistance values may be made available upon request.
± 20% but ± 10% may be made available.
Temperature Coefficient – TCR
Between – 0.8% and – 0.16% per °C rise in temperature. The higher the resistivity, the higher the temperature coefficient.
After 6 months storage under normal conditions the resistance change is less than ± 3%.
Load Life Stability
After 2000 hours continuous load producing 220 °C surface temperature, the resistance change is less than ± 20%.
This is negligible and the resistors may be described as Non-Inductive. In practice, the inductance of connecting leads will be greater than that of the resistor.
Maximum of – 5% / kV peak / cm, decreasing with resistivity.
These are determined by the maximum permissible surface temperature of 220 °C. In free air, vertical mounting will provide better cooling than horizontal mounting. The load ratings in the table and the de-rating formula are for vertical mounting. Forced cooling will permit a considerable increase in loading.
Air, Oil, SF6.