Bulk Metal® Foil Resistors
Dr. Felix Zandman’s invention, Bulk Metal® Foil Resistors, are the industry’s gold standard for performance, stability and reliability
Bulk Metal® Foil Resistors: Survive Drop and Shock by Bending, not Breaking
Comparison testing of chip-style surface mount resistors to Bulk Metal® Foil SMR flexible termination units during sharp impact, high G-force conditions
Resistor Stability Put to the Test (Demo Video)
With its robust construction, the VPG Bulk Metal® Foil resistor sets the standard for survivability and long-term stability in critical applications
The Law of the Jungle Demands Bulk Metal® Foil RTD Simulators (demo video)
Whatever the setting, VPG’s foil RTD simulators are an easy, accurate, inexpensive way to check and adjust the accuracy of an RTD based system.
Li-Ion Battery Charging And Solar Cell Current Monitoring (Webinar)
How Bulk Metal® Foil resistors from VPG enable efficient and safe charging of Li+ batteries and accurate current monitoring for solar cells
Mars Needs Bulk Metal® Foil Resistors (Demo Video)
From room temperature to dry ice to boiling H2O, VFR Bulk Metal Foil resistors are unfazed by the temperature swings they’d encounter on planet Mars.
Safe charging of Li-ion batteries with Bulk Metal Foil® Resistors (Demo Video)
Bulk Metal® Foil resistors enable accurate current and voltage monitoring in Li-ion charge-control circuitry to avoid overcharging or undercharging.
EEVBlog Project Uses Foil Resistors for Precision 1 A Current Source
Precision current source demo from EEVBlog shows how good filtering together with Bulk Metal Foil resistors enable very precise current measurement.
The Art of the Current Sensing Resistor: An Audio and Video Presentation (Webinar)
Covers the how and why of using high-precision resistors for current sensing, with engaging video demos of real-life applications.
Simulate and Calibrate Thermistor Temperature Measurements with Precision Resistors
This video shows how precision resistors can be used to simulate and calibrate temperature measurements in thermistor-based systems.
Advantages of Using Bulk Metal® Foil Resistors in High-Humidity Environments
A head to head comparison of the survival rates of precision thin film nichrome (NiCr) resistors versus VFR Bulk Metal Foil resistors in a high humidity environment.
Selecting and Using Precision Resistors for Strain Gage Shunt Calibration (Demo Video)
This video demonstrates how to select and use precision foil resistors for shunt calibration of strain gages, a cost-effective alternative to using certified weight standards.
Using BMF Precision Resistors to Calibrate RTD Measurements (Demo Video)
Highly stable precision foil resistors trimmed to unique values are used to simulate resistance temperature detector (RTD) measurements at precisely defined temperatures
Comparison Testing of Chip Resistor Technologies Under High Vibration (Demo Video)
This video demonstrates the comparative performance of surface-mount resistor technologies undergoing severe vibration testing
Z-Foil vs Thin Film Resistors with Intersil Instrumentation Amplifier (Demo Video)
Video demo compares load cell weighing scale accuracy using VFR Z-Foil chip resistors vs thin film resistors used with Intersil in amp at 25⁰C and 60⁰C.
Comparison of current sense resistors in solar panel (Demo Video)
This video demonstrates temperature-related changes for 3 current sense resistor technologies while monitoring the output of a scaled-down solar panel
Precision Centers: Express delivery of custom resistor values (Demo Video)
Precision resistors with custom values can be built in 2 to 5 days and shipped from widely dispersed short-run VFR precision manufacturing centers.
Precision Resistor in Cryogenic Conditions - only 5 ppm/⁰C (Product Demo)
Demonstration of Temperature Coefficient of Resistance (TCR) of 0805 size VFR precision chip resistor to minus 200⁰C with NO change in resistance
Hermetically Sealed Foil Resistor - 1h Pressure Cooker Proof (Product Demo)
This demonstration shows that a Vishay Foil Resistor hermetically sealed resistor experiences NO change in resistance after 1 hour immersion in a pressure cooker
Power-Induced Thermal EMF Error Voltage (Product Demo)
A demonstration of voltage offset error generated within current sense resistors due to uneven internal heat distribution from power dissipation.
Undetectable ESD Damage (Product Demo)
A demonstration showing the latent or hidden damage caused by ESD to thin film resistors compared to foil resistors
Thermal EMF Error in Current Sense Resistors (Product Demo)
A comparison of the effect of a high energy electrical pulse on Vishay Foil resistor vs. a precision thin film resistor
High Energy Pulse, Performance Comparison (Product Demo)
A comparison of the effect of a high energy electrical pulse on Vishay foil resistor vs. a precision thin film resistor
Foil Secondary Standard Resistor (Product Demo)
A product demonstration showing the stability of the Vishay Foil secondary standard resistor
Amplifier Output Stability Performance (Product Demo)
A demonstration showing the resulting effect on amplfier output when resistors of three different technologies are used as bias resistors...
Bulk Metal® Foil Resistor Accelerated Life Test (Product Demo)
An accelerated life test comparison of Bulk Metal® foil resistors and thin film resistors
Bulk Metal® Foil Resistor PCR Performance (Product Demo)
A product demonstration highlighting the effect of PCR on different resistor technologies.
Trimmer Stability Performance (Product Demo)
Stability performance of different trimmer technologies
Bulk Metal® Foil Resistor TCR Performance (Product Demo)
A TCR performance comparison of Bulk Metal® foil, thin film, and...
Vishay Foil Resistors Trimmer Technology Advantages - Webinar
This webinar highlights the benefits of Bulk Metal® Foil Trimmers