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Exxelia Micropen Expands Manufacturing in Honeoye Falls

December 16, 2022|

HONEOYE FALLS, N.Y., December 16, 2022—To accommodate current and future demand for its technologies, Exxelia Micropen has completed construction to expand its Honeoye Falls facility by more than 20 percent. The 9,000-square-foot addition includes 5,000 square feet of new cleanroom space, enabling the company to double the capacity of [...]

High-Voltage Resistors from Exxelia Ohmcraft Utilized to Extend the Lifespan of Critical Military Aircraft and Equipment

October 6, 2022|

ROCHESTER, N.Y., October 6, 2022 — / -- While many parts of military aircraft, weapons, and equipment are built to last decades, some components—such as electronics—must be periodically updated to ensure continued safety and reliability. For decades, military contractors have turned to Exxelia Ohmcraft to provide custom, high-voltage resistors to replace [...]

Exxelia Ohmcraft High Voltage Resistors Used in Night Vision Goggles Critical to the Success of Military Missions

December 15, 2021|

ROCHESTER, N.Y., December 15, 2021 — / -- When in combat, soldiers must be prepared for varying conditions—rain or shine, day or night. To maintain optimal vision in low light or complete darkness, the military relies on night vision goggles. For more than 20 years, industry leaders in the design and [...]

High Voltage Chip Dividers Enable Design Flexibility for Semiconductor Manufacturers

September 17, 2021|

ROCHESTER, N.Y., September 17, 2021—Microchips—also known as semiconductors—are critical to the function of everyday technologies like mobile phones, computers, radios, and televisions. To finetune the outputs of their main power supply, manufacturers of semiconductor production equipment have leveraged custom resistors from Exxelia Ohmcraft for more than 25 years for [...]

Small, Low-Noise Resistors Maximize Design Options and Accuracy for Sensor Manufacturers

July 26, 2021|

ROCHESTER, N.Y., July 26, 2021— For more than 25 years, leading sensor manufacturers have turned to Exxelia Ohmcraft to provide small-form-factor, ultra-low-noise surface mount resistors to be used in a variety of critical sensor applications. In these applications, Exxelia Ohmcraft’s resistors enable designers to miniaturize the sensor’s footprint or accommodate multiple [...]

Custom Resistor Dividers from Exxelia Ohmcraft Help Enable Innovative Downhole X-ray Inspections

May 12, 2021|

ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 12, 2021—To better understand the composition and past habitability of the “Red Planet,” the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) launched the latest spacecraft in its Mars exploration program—the Perseverance Rover—which successfully landed in February 2021. When designing the spacecraft, NASA relied on countless state-of-the-art technologies [...]

Exxelia Ohmcraft High Voltage Resistors Support Accuracy of Dental X-Ray Imaging

March 15, 2021|

ROCHESTER, N.Y., September 22, 2020 — In order to safely and successfully abandon and cap off oil wells, downhole X-ray technology is used to check the wells for any structural damage or radioactive materials. Exxelia Ohmcraft—a leader in thick-film, high-voltage, high-precision resistor design and manufacturing—was recently tapped to develop a custom, high-voltage [...]

Custom Resistor Dividers Help Enable Innovative Downhole X-ray Inspections

September 22, 2020|

ROCHESTER, N.Y., September 22, 2020 — In order to safely and successfully abandon and cap off oil wells, downhole X-ray technology is used to check the wells for any structural damage or radioactive materials. Exxelia Ohmcraft—a leader in thick-film, high-voltage, high-precision resistor design and manufacturing—was recently tapped to develop a custom, high-voltage [...]

Custom Resistors Enable Rapid COVID-19 Testing

May 26, 2020|

ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 26, 2020 — Amid the global novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, experts have said that widespread testing is critical to containing the spread of the virus and reopening cities. Diagnostic medical device companies have been working tirelessly to develop testing solutions, particularly those that can provide rapid and [...]

Custom Resistors Help Ensure Reliability of Most-Deployed Anti-Tank Missile in the World

January 28, 2020|

ROCHESTER, N.Y., January 28, 2020 — In times of warfare, the reliability of military weapons is absolutely critical to the success of a mission. For nearly a decade, military contractors have leveraged Exxelia Ohmcraft’s custom, high voltage resistors and dividers to ensure product performance in a variety of military applications, including the FGM-148 Javelin—the [...]

Ohmcraft Introduces Innovative High Voltage Surface Mount Chip Divider

December 13, 2019|

ROCHESTER, N.Y., December 13, 2019 — To help military and portable electronics manufacturers simplify product assembly and reduce costs, Ohmcraft—an industry leader in the design and manufacturing of thick-film, high-voltage resistors—has unveiled a first-of-its-kind high voltage surface mount chip divider (HVCD). The new HVCD series enables customers to replace what has traditionally been two discrete [...]

Ohmcraft High-Voltage Resistors Mitigate Tin Whisker Growth in High-Reliability Electronics

November 6, 2019|

ROCHESTER, N.Y., November 6, 2019 — When tin-coated electronics are under compressive stress, “tin whiskers”—electrically conductive, crystalline structures—have been known to develop between circuit elements. These structures can affect the device’s electric pathways and ultimately cause short circuits that result in electronic system failure. Fortunately, Ohmcraft—a leader in thick-film, high-voltage, [...]

Ohmcraft Designs Custom Resistors for NASA’s 2020 Mission to Jupiter

October 16, 2019|

ROCHESTER, N.Y., October 16, 2019 — The prospect of life beyond Earth has fascinated scientists for decades. With the introduction of the latest spacecraft from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the Europa Clipper, scientists are one step closer to determining whether or not life’s necessary components can be [...]

Ohmcraft Custom Resistors Help Ensure Reliability of Helmet-Mounted Displays for Military Aircraft Pilots

September 15, 2019|

ROCHESTER, N.Y., September 15, 2019 — The split-second decisions made by military aircraft pilots can make the difference between life and death. Helmet-mounted displays (HMDs) enable critical information—like situational awareness, weapons targeting, and basic flight data—to be projected directly in front of the pilot’s eyes. For more than 20 years, [...]

Ohmcraft’s Ultra-Low Noise Resistors Essential in a Variety of High-Gain Amplifier Applications

August 12, 2019|

ROCHESTER, N.Y. August 12, 2019 — For more than 25 years, manufacturers of technology featuring high-gain amplifiers—including high-quality microphones, piezoelectric sensors and X-ray security scanners—have trusted Ohmcraft’s expertise in developing ultra-low current noise surface mount resistors. These resistors provide better resolution and accuracy of the amplified outputs, enabling higher performance [...]

Ohmcraft High-Voltage Resistors Help Reduce Equipment Damage And Lower Operational Costs for Electric Companies

May 30, 2019|

ROCHESTER, N.Y. May 30, 2019 — In an electrical power system, distribution faults—abnormal electrical currents—are responsible for power outages, equipment damage, injuries, and even death. For more than a decade, major utility companies have implemented a solution leveraging Ohmcraft’s custom, high-voltage resistor dividers to safely monitor power line fault conditions [...]

Ohmcraft High-Voltage Resistors Support Accuracy and Reliability of X-Ray Source Power Supplies

April 4, 2019|

ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 4, 2019 — From aiding in medical diagnoses to scanning baggage at the world’s airports, from scientific analysis to industrial inspection, X-ray technology has been useful in a variety of applications for more than a century. And for 20 years, Ohmcraft has manufactured the precision resistors required to create [...]

Ohmcraft Provides Custom Precision Resistors To Paint Spraying Industry Leaders

September 7, 2018|

ROCHESTER, N.Y., September 7, 2018 — To achieve the unmatched quality of the paint finish on a new car, automobile manufacturers employ industrial electrostatic paint sprayers. For more than 20 years, Ohmcraft has supplied the custom, high-voltage resistor dividers that the makers of this electrostatic equipment need to ensure accuracy of the [...]

Ohmcraft Precision Resistors Play Critical Role in Accuracy of Mass Spectrometry Measurements

July 20, 2018|

ROCHESTER, N.Y., July 20, 2018 — For nearly two decades, leaders in mass spectrometry have relied on Ohmcraft’s precision resistors to manufacture extremely precise, high-voltage power supplies used in their equipment. Mass spectrometry is an analytical technique that provides advanced chemical analyses of organic samples for a variety of applications, [...]

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