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Loading Rheostats

Loading Rheostats
Loading Rheostats
Product Code : LR-15
Product Description

Since our commencement in 1989, we have been offering the finest quality array of Loading Rheostats. A team of deft technocrats manufacture these rheostats by utilizing the best grade components and cutting-edge techniques. The offered rheostats are extensively used in electronic industry and various laboratories for load testing of transformers, switches, generators and other components. Along with this, the provided Loading Rheostats can be bought at economical prices from us.


  • Vibration less operation
  • Low temperature co-efficient
  • Precise measurement
  • Longer service life



Loading Rheostats are a test equipment, designed to meet the requirement of industry and test laboratories. STEAD make Loading Rheostats are being used in electrical / electronic industries & laboratories for load testing of switches, transformers, generators & other components. The Loading Rheostats are rated for continuous use and they meet the relevant IS specifications and are widely in use.

Range : 1KW - 300KW

Special Features :

  • A Number of resistors are assembled in series and / or parallel combination to give the specified ratings. The resistors are wound with Copper-Nickel/Nickel-Chrome alloy wire, having low temperature co-efficient. Formers are vitreous enameled MS pipes or non hygroscopic ceramic tubes.
  • Heavy duty rotary switches or MCB's are provided to Increase or decrease the resistance in steps.
  • Heavy duty insulated types terminals are provided on the front panel will also having necessary fuses and which also serve as input/output terminals.
  • The unit is housed in a well fabricated cubicle with necessary fins for ventilation, having castors wheels and cooling fan.

Specifications of Resistance Wire :

Temperature Co-efficient Resistance

+/- 50% ppm - +/- 100% ppm

Type of Resistance Wire

Self oxidised / Bright Wire

Composition of Resistance Wire

56/44: copper/nickel or 80/20: nickel chrome

Standard Sizes of Cubicles




2.5 KW


in steps of 0.25 KW

5.0 KW


in steps of 0.50 KW

7.5 KW


in steps of 0.50 KW & 1.00 KW

10.0 KW


in steps of 0.50 KW & 1.00 KW

12.5 KW


in steps of 0.50 KW & 1.00 KW

15.0 KW


in steps of 0.50 KW & 1.00 KW

(Alternative switching according to customer specification can be provided)
Approximate sizes.