Heraeus Sensor Technology USA Platinum Resistance Temperature Detectors Available Globally from Digi-Key

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - May 9, 2017

Heraeus Sensor Technology USA's line of thin film platinum resistance temperature detectors (RTDs) is now available worldwide through Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, as part of a new distribution agreement.

Heraeus thin film platinum RTD elements are characterized by high stability, interchangeability, and fast response time.

"Heraeus Sensor Technology is the prominent supplier of Platinum RTD temperature sensors & assemblies to automotive, instrumentation, appliance and energy management industries with more than 100 million temperature sensors currently in use all over the world," said Viren Pathare, VP and General Manager of Heraeus Sensor Technologies Americas. "This partnership with Digi-Key will allow us to make our products more accessible to a broader customer base and make it easier for the manufacturers to procure temperature sensors along with other passive and active components needed for their end products."

The platinum RTDs are ideal for Automotive, Process Technology, Electronics, Energy Supply and Energy Management, Household Appliances, and Life Science applications.

"We are excited to partner with Heraeus Sensor Technology USA and offer their high-quality sensors to engineers and manufacturers around the world," said Tom Busher, VP, Global I P & E at Digi-Key. "Heraeus' RTDs are a great addition to our sensor portfolio and will help Digi-Key to continue to offer our customers a broad selection of sensor products and technologies."

For more information about Heraeus Sensor Technology USA and to see their entire product listing, please visit their Supplier Center page on the Digi-Key website.

About Heraeus Sensor Technology USA

Heraeus, the technology group headquartered in Hanau, Germany, is a leading international family-owned company formed in 1851. With expertise, a focus on innovations, operational excellence, and an entrepreneurial leadership, they strive to continuously improve the businesses of our customers around the world.

They create high-quality solutions for our customers and strengthen their long-term competitiveness by combining material expertise with technological know-how. There ideas are focused on important issues such as the environment, energy, health, mobility and industrial applications. The portfolio ranges from components to coordinated material systems, which are used in a wide variety of industries, including the steel, electronics, chemical, automotive, and telecommunications industries.

About Digi-Key Electronics

Digi-Key Electronics, headquartered in Thief River Falls, Minn., USA, is an authorized global, full-service distributor of electronic components, offering more than five million products, with over 1.3 million in stock and available for immediate shipment, from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers. Digi-Key also offers a wide variety of online resources such as EDA and design tools, datasheets, reference designs, instructional articles and videos, multimedia libraries, and much more. Technical support is available 24/7 via email, phone and webchat. Additional information and access to Digi-Key's broad product offering can be found by visiting www.digikey.com.