Buckinghamshire based BEC Distribution Ltd are the leading UK stockist of the ARCOL Resistors range of high power and specialist resistors. Established for over 60 years ARCOL maintains very high levels of customer service and expects the same from their distributors.

BEC Distribution Ltd has over thirty years’ experience of supplying high quality power supplies and components to the UK electronics industry and maintains high levels of stock of ARCOL products as well as inductors, DIN-Rail and more recently external power supplies. BEC provide highly skilled and experienced sales and support teams who can assist designers with selection of standard ARCOL resistors and where necessary advise on design specifications for custom resistors.

In addition to off-the-shelf sales BEC can provide ARCOL Resistor customers with high quantity pricing, scheduled deliveries and buffer stocks. BEC is an ISO9001:2008 accredited company

ARCOL manufactures standard resistors with power handling capabilities from 0.001 watt to greater than 1,000 watts with resistive values over the range R0001 to >1T with wide ranges of tolerances, operating voltages, temperature coefficients, dielectric strengths and termination options. Custom designed products are also undertaken.

ARCOL HS power resistors have become the industry standard and are manufactured using a wire-wound design to maximise their high pulse capability, are available in 10 standard power ratings from 10 to 600 watts, with liquid-cooled versions extending the range from 600 to 900 watts. Ohmic resistance values are available over the range R005 to 100K, depending on wattage.

Key specifications include optional non inductive winding, RoHS compliance and manufacture in line with the requirements of mil -18546 and IEC 115. Standard temperature coefficients are typically < 1K 100ppm Std. > 1K 25ppm.

The HS series of resistors are designed for ease of assembly and offer 7 different termination options, more than any comparable product. A wide range of thermal transfer accessories are available as are customised resistor values and terminations.

ARCOL’s HS series power resistors are optimised for stability, linearity and reliability, making them suitable for many renewable energy, power supply, traction and industrial applications including; inverter/converter, snubber, braking resistor, inrush limiter, balancing resistor, voltage divider, capacitor discharge , cross over, shunt and power supplies.

ARCOL prides itself on quality, its part of their heritage and is fully-compliant with a host of quality standards including ISO 9001 and every range of resistors is fully RoHS compliant. ARCOL is investing in its future with plans to extend the main UK production facility and to upgrade its business system to further improve efficiency and customer service.

ARCOL are aware of the time pressures most buyers work under and their website features a “Quick Quote” facility and a comprehensive cross-reference tool to simplify the process of sourcing alternative parts. As a UK based manufacturer ARCOL can offer competitive pricing and short lead times from both their distribution channels and factory help stock.

Typical applications include traction, snubbers, switched mode power supplies and non-inductive resistors for high frequency and pulse applications.

Full information on all ARCOL’s resistor products is available at www.arcolresistors.com

Stock availability of ARCOL’s extensive resistor range is now available online at the ARCOL stock locator at http://dilp.netcomponents.com/arcolresistors.html

To discuss custom designed resistor solutions please

Call +44 (0)1872 277 431

email sales@arcolresistors.com

Or contact BEC Distribution Limited


Call 0845 4900 405

Email sales@bec.co.uk