Shibaura Electronics


Thermistor Element

PSB-S1 Thermistor

The standard product in PSB thermistors

With proven results in automotive, home appliances and other fields for more than 30 years, the PSB-S1 is universally recognized as the most reliable thermistor. The PSB-S1 accounts for Shibaura’s largest production volume and is a practical global standard for all glass-encapsulated thermistors.

PSB-S1 Thermistor


  • Chip with gold electrodes
  • High-level heat resistance and environmental stability secured by glass encapsulation
  • Long-term stability in resistance
  • High-volume supply in high quality by integrated automatic production
  • Patented in 8 major countries (Japan, the U.S., Canada, France, the U.K., Germany, Italy and Switzerland)

For equipment that requires high reliability in temperature measurement and control in addition to the following equipment

  • Air conditioners
  • Hot water boilers
  • Home appliances
  • Automobiles (water, intake air, ambient, battery, motor and fuel)
Operating temperature -50 to +300℃
Thermal time constant Approx. 12 sec.
Dissipation constant Approx. 1.3mW/℃
Insulation resistance Min. 50MΩ at 500VDC

*Unless otherwise stated, all thermal time constants and dissipation constants are measured in still air.

V-I characteristics

V-I characteristics

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