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DESCRIPTION

Eventually all resistance thermometry refers back to one or more fixed resistors. These are a key element in any laboratory which measures temperature. The resistors need to be very stable with time, temperature and transportation, and they need to have negligible inductance and capacitance.

They also need to have a long and successful history of use. Wilkins and Swan at our National Physical Laboratory (NPL) developed a resistor design flexible enough to allow windings with various resistance values to be made available and stable enough to be accepted world-wide as resistance standards. Particularly important is that the AC/DC characteristics are the same up to about 1000 Hz.

This design has been licensed to H. Tinsley & Co. who have been producing (and have made further improvements to) this product since 1970. Isotech are pleased to be able to offer this design of resistor made for us by Tinsley with 1 of 2 calibration possibilities:

UKAS with an uncertainty of ±0.3ppm (SRA models). NPL with an uncertainty of ±0.1 ppm (dependent on resistance value).

SPECIFICATION

Technical FeatureValue
Type SRA Values1, 10, 25, 100 Ohms, 400 Ohms to special order
Type SRB Values1000 10,000 Ohms
Calibrated Uncertainty0.3ppm (see UKAS schedule)
Accuracy of Adjustment±20ppm
Stability2ppm/year (0.5ppm/ year to special order)
Temperature coefficient of resistance2ppm / °C 0.5ppm made to special order
Recommended Dissipation10 mW
Maximum Dissipation1 Watt
Approximate load coefficient6ppm/ Watt
A.C./D.C. transfer error at 1kHz1ppm 10Ω – 10kΩ. 5ppm – 1Ω
Construction:
ElementStrain free, immersed in dry oil (no. 4 Kerosene)
Top PanelBakelite with PFTE inserts and engraved lettering
Terminal – current0BA Copper
Terminal – Potential4BA Copper
Earth6BA Brass
DimensionsContainer 114 x 74mm dia. Overall 140 x 83mm dia.
Weight680g
How to orderStandard resistor. Please specify type, resistance value and calibration option.

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Temperature coefficient of resistance 2ppm/°C 0.5ppm to special order

Eventually all resistance thermometry refers back to one or more fixed resistors. These are a key element in any laboratory which measures temperature.

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