Slide Wire Rheostats

Slide Wire Rheostats
Item# RH-1856

Product Description

5.6-Ohms, 8-Amps.

For use as series resistance or as a potentiometer. These are slide wire type. Oxidized copper nickel alloy wire is wound on a porcelain tube to provide perfect insulation. Phosphor bronze contact provided on plated brass slider rod to give rapid and smooth movement. Three brass terminals are provided, one at each end of the wire and the third at one end of the slider rod thus the rheostat can also be used as a potentiometer. Resistance in ohms and current carrying capacity is engraved. The end supports have holes for mounting. Diameter of tube 56mm.