NIC Components New Product Release

NCST-A Series

Automotive Grade Thick Film Current Sensing Chip Resistors

NIC Components is pleased to announce the release of NCST-A series of auto-grade (AEC-Q200 qualified) current sensing SMT chip resistors. Supporting power ratings from 1/16W to 3W in industry-standard sizes; 0402, 0603, 0805, 1206, 1210, 2010, and 2512, as well as reverse geometry 0815 (1W), 0830 (2W) and 1225 (3W) case sizes. The resistance value range covers 1 mOhm to 8 Ohm in 1% (F), 2% (G) and 5% (J) tolerance with TCR of ±100ppm to ±600ppm.

The thick film construction of the NCST-A series meets ASTM-B-809 anti-sulfur testing supporting use in harsh operating environments. The -55°C to +155°C operating temperature range (with derating above +70°C) meets the requirements of automotive, industrial, and enterprise-level systems.

NCST-A Features:

  • SMT 0402 to 1225 case sizes
  • Wide Resistance Value range: 1 mOhm to 8 Ohm
  • Power Ratings; 1/16W to 3W
  • AEC-Q200 Qualified
  • Anti-Sulfur Rated; ASTM-B-809-95 H2S, +50°C, 1000 Hours
  • Meets +85°C / 85%RH Biased Humidity 1000 Hrs

Circuit Applications:

  • Current sensing
  • Current limiting
  • Power conversion
  • Point of Load
  • Op Amps
  • Amplifiers

End-Use Applications:

  • Automotive
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Telecomm
  • Networking Equipment
  • Security & Alarm
  • Point Of Sale
  • Appliances

About NIC Components Corp.
NIC Components Corp., in partnership with Nippon Industries Co. Ltd., has been manufacturing and designing passive components for over thirty years. By integrating design, raw materials and production expertise, NIC has established itself as a leader in passive component technology.

From a core business of Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors, NIC has expanded its product offering to Tantalum Capacitors, Ceramic Capacitors, DC Film Capacitors, Thick and Thin Film Resistive Products and a growing line of Power Inductors, Ferrite Chip Beads, and RF Components. NIC maintains engineering offices globally to oversee our production facilities and work closely with the factory sites for quality assurance and technology dissemination. Warehouse, engineering and sales offices in North America, APAC and EMEA support customer design, logistics and service requirements.

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