Non Inductive Resistor.

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by R!f@@, Sep 20, 2016.

  1. R!f@@

    Thread Starter AAC Fanatic!

    Apr 2, 2009
    My circuit requires 0.02Ω non inductive resistor.
    So after going through my junk I found two 0.01Ω white 5W power R's. Those flat rectangular vertical ones
    I dunno if those are non inductive types.
    I hooked it up to the inductance meter and it shows 0.00μH.
    Is it safe to assume that these are none-inductive?
    Are they also refereed as Power Oxide types?

    I hooked up a 1Ω 0.25Wmetal film one and it shows 0.12μH.
    Are metal film Resistors Inductive ?
  2. dl324

    AAC Fanatic!

    Mar 30, 2015
    Sounds like you're describing a cermet power resistor. They're non-inductive.

    Yes. The metal film is wrapped (actually most likely sputtered) spirally around a ceramic core.
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  3. SLK001

    Senior Member

    Nov 29, 2011
    I would say that if the inductor reads 0.00μH on your LC meter, that the resistor is non-inductive.
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