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Thermal Resistor

NSN: 5905-00-001-8546 | Model: 117885-001

A thermally sensitive resistor whose primary function is to exhibit a change in electrical resistance with a change in body temperature. Item may be mounted in a probe or housing. For ballast tube type resistors, see resistor (1), current regulating. Excludes transmitter (1), temperature, electrical resistance and temperature element, resistance meteorological.

NSN Properties and Flags
NATO Stock Number
Reliability Indicator
Not established
Terminal Length
1.000 inches
Body Length
0.500 inches
Body Outside Diameter
0.187 inches
Terminal Diameter
0.025 inches
Thermal Time Constant In Seconds
Power Dissipation Constant In Milliwatts Per Deg Celsius
Zero Power Tempurature Coefficient Of Resistance In Percent Per Deg Celsius
Tempurature Points For Resistance Readings At Zero Power
70.0 degrees celsius 2nd resistance-temperature point
Zero Power Resistance At Specificationified Temp
14.7 kilohms 2nd resistance-temperature point
Resistance Tolerance At A Specificationified Tempurature In Percent
-20.0 to 20.0 all resistance-temperature points
Inclosure Type
Zero Power Resistance
100.000 kilohms
Zero Power Resistance Tolerance In Percent At Reference Temp
-10.0 to 10.0
Reference Tempurature In Deg Celsius
Style Designator
Terminal Type And Quantity
2 wire lead

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NSN 5905-00-001-8546 Datasheet

Supply Class (FSC):
Cross Reference:
  • 117885-001
  • L1302
Cage Codes:
  • Harris Corporation (CAGE 91417)
  • Piezothermx Corporation (CAGE 50056)
Schedule B & Trade:
  • Schedule B: 8533400080 (NAICS 334416)

    Variable resistors, including potentiometers, nesoi

  • SITC: 77235

    Variable electrical resistors (including reostats and potentiometers), n.E.S.

  • End Use: 20005

    Electric apparatus


N - Indicates there is no data in the hmirs and the nsn is in a fsc not generally suspected of containing hazardous materials.


U - Precious metal content is unknown


B - Represents items with esd sensitivity.


- The item does not have a nuclear hardened feature or any other critical feature such as tolerance, fit restriction or application.

Freight Information:
  • NMFC:

    062960 - Reostats/parts noi

  • TCC:

    3 - Electrostatic sensitive device (esd)

  • WCC:

    658 - Electrical appliances, small

  • SHC:

    9 - Other or no special handling required (sh)

  • ADC:

    A - Shipment is not a consolidation and does not exceed 84 inches in any dimension.

  • ACC:

    H - Instruments/equipment/supplies for radio, communications, electrical, laboratory, etc. (includes signal corps)

  • LTL:

    P - 77.5

NSN Management Codes:
  • SOS
  • AAC
  • Quantity per pack
    No qup
  • Unit of Measure
  • Shelf Life
  • Classification Control
  • Repariability

Questions & Answers:

What are the historical prices recorded for this stock number?
Historical data shows pricing from $55.77 to $92.95..
Does NSN 5905-00-001-8546 have a shelf life?
No. There is no shelf life applicable for this NSN.
What NATO entities are users of this NSN?
Department Of The Air Force, and Department Of The Navy
What is the NIIN of NSN 5905-00-001-8546?
000018546 or 00-001-8546
Does NSN 5905-00-001-8546 require demilitarization?
Yes - ITAR Controlled
What is the most recent solicitation for NSN 5905-00-001-8546?
No solicitations for this NSN.
When was this national stock number assigned to the federal catalog?
Oct 04, 1972