At a glance: resistor print

Applications:

Integration of resistors as a passive component through thick-film technology, carried out by screen printing process.

Advantages:

With regards to the number of available flat-chip sizes, thick-film resistors are definitely advantageous.

Manufacturing:

screen printing process

Resistance Range:

RPaste/sq = 2 KΩ/sq up to 200 KΩ/sq

Toleraneces:

without laser trimming +/- 30 %

Specification of the Paste:

Temperature (response characteristic) ± 10 % (-30 ≈ + 100 °C)
cycle stability > 500.000 cycles
Chemical resistance according to IPC-840 (MC / IPA)

Application Examples:

Common development of a high performance switch for a battery drilling machine in compact design with on/off function, electronic speed control, heatsink and battery connector.

Objective: cost reduction via easy assembly without complex wire connections.