NSN 5905-00-007-1989Composition Fixed Resistor
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Product Definition Definition of approved item name (AIN): "RESISTOR,FIXED,COMPOSITION"
A resistor whose ohmic value cannot be adjusted or varied. The resistance element consists of a mixture of carbon, an insulating material, and suitable binders, either molded together or applied as a thin layer of conducting material on an insulated form. The opposition to the flow of current is an inherent property of the materials used and is manifest by the heat dissipation in the item itself. See also attenuator, fixed; resistor, fixed, film; and resistor, thermal. Excludes suppressor, ignition interference.
5905-00-007-1989 Spec. NSN part characteristics
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Special material and handling
Indicates there is no data in the hmirs and the nsn is in a fsc not generally suspected of containing hazardous materials.
Precious metal content is unknown
The item does not have a nuclear hardened feature or any other critical feature such as tolerance, fit restriction or application.