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[AMPS] construction of parasitics

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Subject: [AMPS] construction of parasitics
From: (Tom Rauch)
Date: Sun, 22 Jul 2001 15:45:21 -0400
> So,  under fault conditions the ceramic ("cement") resistors are known to
> be prone to arcing/explosion/etc whereas the glass coated resistors are
> not ? (or are less prone ?)

It is the INTERNAL construction that determines arcing (voltage 
rating) not the case.

The best solution is to buy a voltage rated component, unless you 
want to do tests.
73, Tom W8JI 

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