STACKPOLE ELECTRONICS, INC. ANNOUNCES THE RELEASE OF THE BVM SERIES OF BRACKETED VERTICAL MOUNT WIREWOUNDS
RALEIGH, NC(January 27, 2009) – Stackpole Electronics, Inc. today announced the release of the BVM Series of bracketed vertical mount ceramic housed wirewounds. The part is a standard ceramic housed part stood on end with a bracket attached to the outside of the case which also serves as one of the attachment leads. This product is very popular in many types of higher power supplies that require minimal board space usage and a robust mounting method, which are common requirements for industrial power and control applications.
The BVM Series is an extension of the Stackpole’s popular VM Series and is available in sizes from 5 watts up to 25 watts. Tolerances of 1% and 5% are standard, TCR for the series is +/- 300 ppm, and the use of a metal oxide resistance element allows the BVM Series to achieve values up to 50K. This extremely robust series is 100% RoHS compliant and has an operating temperature range up to 275C. Finally, the BVM Series also offers a non-inductively wound version for resistance values less than 50 ohms, and is denoted by the part number NBVM.
The new BVM Series is available in standard bulk packaging. Standard minimum package quantities vary with size and range from 500 pieces to 1500 pieces. Pricing varies with size, tolerance, and resistance value.