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MIL-PRF-27208



Resistor, Variable, Wirewound, Nonprecision General Specification for FSC: 5905

This specification covers the general requirements for multiturn, lead-screw actuated and single turn wirewound, variable resistors with a contact bearing uniformly over the entire surface of the entire resistive element, wound linearly, when positioned by an actuator. These resistors are capable of full load operation (where maximum resistance is engaged) at maximum ambient temperature of 85OC, and are capable for continuous operation when properly derated, at a maximum temperature of 150OC (see figure 2). These resistors have a resistance tolerance of ±5 percent (see 3.1).



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Document Downloads

  • MIL-PRF-27208
  • Resistor, Variable, Wirewound, Nonprecision General Specification for Revision: F, Dated: 08 August 2019 File Name: prf27208.pdf, File Size: 304 kb


  • MIL-PRF-27208/2E Notice 1 
  • Resistor, Variable, Wire-Wound, (Adjustment Type, Lead-Screw Actuated), Style RT10 (Cancellation Notice)
    Dated: 09 July 2001
    File name: prf27208ss2not1.pdf, File Size: 4 kb

  • MIL-R-27208/4J w/Amendment 2 
  • Resistor, Varible, Wirewound, Adjustment Type, Lead- Screw Actuated, Style RT22
    Dated: 24 April 2017
    File name: mil27208ss4.pdf, File Size: 82 kb

  • MIL-PRF-27208/8H w/Amendment 2 
  • Resistors, Variable, Wirewound, Adjustment Type, Lead-Screw Actuated, Style RT12
    Dated: 24 April 2017
    File name: prf27208ss8.pdf, File Size: 77 kb

  • MIL-PRF-27208/9G w/Amendment 2 
  • Resistors, Variable, Wirewound, Adjustment Type, Lead-Screw Actuated, Style RT24
    Dated: 24 April 2017
    File name: prf27208ss9.pdf, File Size: 87 kb

  • MIL-PRF-27208/10C w/Amendment 2 
  • Resistors, Variable, Wirewound, Adjustment Type, Lead-Screw Actuated, Style RT26
    Dated: 24 April 2017
    File name: prf27208ss10.pdf, File Size: 68 kb

  • MIL-R-27208/11B Notice 3 
  • Resistors, Variable, Wire-Wound (Adjustment Type, Lead- Screw Actuated), Style RT27 (Cancellation Notice)
    Dated: 09 July 2001
    File name: mil27208ss11not3.pdf, File Size: 4 kb


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