Exxelia Ohmcraft’s Small, Low-Noise Resistors Maximize Design Options and Accuracy for Sensor Manufacturers

For more than 25 years, leading sensor manufacturers have turned to Exxelia Ohmcraft to provide small-form-factor, ultra-low-noise surface mount resistors to be used in a variety of critical sensor applications.


For more than 25 years, leading sensor manufacturers have turned to Exxelia Ohmcraft to provide small-form-factor, ultra-low-noise surface mount resistors to be used in a variety of critical sensor applications. In these applications, Exxelia Ohmcraft’s resistors enable designers to miniaturize the sensor’s footprint or accommodate multiple sensors in close proximity to each other—all while increasing accuracy of the end products.

Resistors have a certain amount of electrical noise that is inherent in their construction, and the higher the noise, the more distorted the signal can become. Exxelia Ohmcraft’s high-resistancelow-noise chip resistors provide clearer signals to the sensor electronics, thereby improving their accuracy.

To ensure requirements are met for specialty sensors such as those used to measure acceleration, velocity, or vibration, Exxelia Ohmcraft works closely with design engineers, who appreciate the combination of high performance, reliability, and small form factor that the company can provide.

“Finding resistors that check all of these boxes can be a challenge for sensor designers. At Exxelia Ohmcraft, our understanding of these requirements allows us to provide the highest performing solution at the lowest possible cost,” said Eric Van Wormer, Vice President of Exxelia Ohmcraft. "In sensor electronics, it can be difficult to distinguish the signal one is trying to measure from the noise of the surrounding environment, but our low-noise resistors ensure that the signal quality is maximized.”

Exxelia Ohmcraft’s technology utilizes the proprietary Micropen electronic printing system to “print” precise, narrow, serpentine lines with resistive ink on a ceramic substrate, producing higher performance resistors over a wider range of values on a smaller surface area than is possible with conventional film resistor technology.

Published on 28 Jul 2021 by Valentine Taffineau

High-Performance Resistors For Mission-Critical Applications

High-Performance Resistors For Mission-Critical Applications Exxelia Ohmcraft meets the needs of modern electronic warfare, weapons platforms, and military professionals, recognizing innovation as an essential element of being successful as a supplier to today’s military. Exxelia Ohmcraft has served the military market for over two decades, reliably supporting a wide range of products, programs, and applications. Our custom and standard resistor products are well positioned to support the rigorous specifications required by military suppliers in this technology-driven market. Custom Designs For Military Applications Exxelia Ohmcraft’s ability to design and deliver custom resistors is essential for military suppliers. Our engineers work closely with you to design resistors that match your exact specifications. • Surface-mount resistors, dividers, and networks • Extensive experience designing custom resistors and supporting source control drawings (SCD) for existing and new designs • Small runs to support prototypes to large volume manufacturing Exxelia Ohmcraft can test parts using a number of military specs, including: • MIL-PRF-55342, 83401, 55182H, 914B, and 49462B • MIL-STD-129, 1276F, and 1285F • MIL-STD-202 • Space-grade resistors • Extended temperature range • Rapid prototyping Our products suggestion Exxelia Ohmcraft’s we have a wide array of rugged, high-quality resistor products. Here some suggestions :  - HIGH VOLTAGE LEADED DIVIDERS (HVD SERIES) - HIGH VOLTAGE AXIAL RESISTORS (HVA SERIES) - MILITARY GRADE HIGH VOLTAGE CHIP RESISTORS (MCH SERIES)   Want to learn more about our military products ? DOWNLOAD OUR FLYER HERE

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