Hey,

In my product, there's a resistor which there's a 0.03W applied on it constantly (its part of a voltage divider that is fed from the AC mains).

Up to now, I used a resistor which its power rating was 1.25W.

Now, I'd like to pick a resistor with smaller dimensions.

Will a resistor which is 0.06W rated, work fine?

My fear derives from the fact that this resistor constatnly consumes 0.03W, 365 days a year.

Thanks a lot.

PS

I'm using thick film SMD resistors.

In my product, there's a resistor which there's a 0.03W applied on it constantly (its part of a voltage divider that is fed from the AC mains).

Up to now, I used a resistor which its power rating was 1.25W.

Now, I'd like to pick a resistor with smaller dimensions.

Will a resistor which is 0.06W rated, work fine?

My fear derives from the fact that this resistor constatnly consumes 0.03W, 365 days a year.

Thanks a lot.

PS

I'm using thick film SMD resistors.

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