Resistors and potentiometers are passive electronic components that oppose the flow of either alternating current (AC) or direct current (DC).

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Chip Resistors (236 suppliers)

Chip resistors are passive resistors with a form factor of an integrated circuit (IC) chip. Typically, they are manufactured using thin-film technology.
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Current sensing resistors convert the current flowing through it to a voltage drop. Monitoring or measuring this voltage drop allows the current through the resistor to be measured. Applications for current sensing resistors include power supplies, receptacles, and battery packs. 
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Digital potentiometers are three-terminal resistors with an adjustable center connection. To set the output resistance, a digital signal is sent through an electrical interface.
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Dynamic braking resistors (DBRs) produce braking torque and absorb the high amounts of energy generated by stopping electric motors. They are used in variable-speed drive systems such as elevators, cranes, and trains. 
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Electronic loads and load banks are used to test electrical and electronic equipment. They mimic load requirements for testing and troubleshooting purposes.
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Potentiometers, rheostats and trimmers are three-terminal resistors that are used to measure or divide voltages, and to protect or control circuits.
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Power Resistors (109 suppliers)

Power resistors are used in power generation and distribution, high-voltage applications, control systems, and other power system applications. They include load banks, grounding resistors, and dynamic braking resistors.
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Resistor, capacitor networks (RC networks) are integrated circuits (ICs) that contain resistor-capacitor arrays in a single chip.
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Resistors (841 suppliers)

Resistors are electrical components that oppose the flow of either direct or alternating current. They are used to protect, operate, or control circuits.
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Shunt Resistors (77 suppliers)

Shunts resistors are connected in parallel with an instrument or component to divert electrical current. They provide an alternate path for current in case of failure.
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Varistors (171 suppliers)

Varistors are voltage-clamping devices that can absorb current without damage. They are typically used in surge protection devices.
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Wirewound Resistors (70 suppliers)

Wirewound resistors are power resistors made by winding a metal wire around a core.
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