Arcol/Ohmite Electronic Components Distributor


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About Arcol/Ohmite

Arcol is one of the industry’s best manufacturers of power resistors. The company’s recent acquisition by Ohmite in 2010 resulted in a combined staff effort and technical expertise that produces high-grade resistive solutions to various industrial applications and devices.

With a history of about 95 years, this manufacturer designs resistive products for high current, high voltage, and high energy applications. Arcol resistors are designed with a full complement of wire-wound, wire element, thick film, and ceramic composition. 

The company is also paving the way in thermal management for resistive technologies and heatsinks. Arcol Ohmite offers a broad selection of Power Resistors to global customers in the industrial, medical, military, and aerospace industries.


Ohmite Products and Technologies

Arcol aluminum housed resistors have a robust design and possess high wattage capabilities. In addition, each of the resistive products made comes with high-performance standards and quality ratings.

  • ACD22 10 Turns Counting Dial
  • ACPP Precision Surface Mount Passivated Resistors
  • HS Aluminum Housed Resistors
  • MRA Precision Metal Film Resistors

Arcol Ohmite Product Applications

Arcol Ohmite power resistors and the broad range of product offerings are used in various industries. Here are some sectors that these products serve.

  • Transportation
  • Medical
  • Military
  • Industrial
  • Oil and Gas
  • Aerospace
  • Power and Energy


Ohmite Distributors Distributors

Ohmite resistors are distributed worldwide by official distributors like BD Electronics. Besides these, their broad portfolio offerings can be customized to meet application requirements.

Moreover, the company’s network of distributors around the globe is available to deliver their products promptly.

Want to find out more about Arcol resistors? You may contact us today to know more about their products and offerings.


FAQ About Ohmite

Q1: What are ohmite resistors used for?

A: For more than 95 years, Ohmite has been the top supplier of resistive devices for high current, high voltage, and high energy applications.

Q2: Where are ohmite resistors made?

A: Heico Companies LLC, a global holding corporation with a U.S. headquarters, purchased Ohmite in 1998. After many years of operation, the Skokie factory was shut down, and all activities were transferred to Matamoros, Mexico, with the Rolling Meadows, Illinois, headquarters remaining.

Q3: What does a wirewound resistor do?

A: A wirewound resistor is a passive electrical component that controls the amount of current that may travel through a circuit. A conductive wire is used in the construction of wirewound resistors. Next, a non-conductive core is coiled around the conductor wire. 

Q4: Where to order Ohmite Resistors online?

A: You can find many Ohmite Resistors from BD Electronics and professional help with any products requests you may have.

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