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Thursday, 11 February 2016 11:13

Standex-Meder Reed relays for pulsed high current testing

Standex-Meder Reed relays for pulsed high current testing

Pulsed High Current Testing Applications Use Reed Relays. When Test Equipment and Auto Test Equipment (ATE) systems are used to test discrete semiconductors they often require a switching device that can carry high-pulsed currents that do not distort the pulsed current.  These pulsed currents are used to verify the device under test can handle high and/or surge currents without any degradation in performance.

The high current pulse verifies that the chip is adequately bonded to its substrate.  Also, at the same time, high voltages may be needed to hold off high switching voltages as well.  Using reed relays achieves the goal of billions of successful pulsed operations.

Features

  • In excess of 1 billion operations including pulsed carry currents
  • Small size
  • Ability to carry pulsed currents up to 5 Amps
  • Ability to switch up to 1000 Volts
  • Dielectric strength across the contacts 3000 volts
  • Round leads allow for better adherence when socketed
  • Contacts dynamically tested

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  • Smartec

    Founded in 1987, Smartec B.V. was established out of a laboratory concept.
    A temperature sensor, with digital output, was developed at the Delft University of Technology (TUD), Netherlands. This sensor has proved to be more accurate and stable than any other digital temperature sensor on the market.
    Through research and development initiatives, the Smartec product range has been further enhanced with the introduction to market of the humidity sensor, infrared sensor, Universal Transducer Interface (UTI) and a complete line of pressure sensors in the range of 0.01 PSI until 300 PSI.
    Over the years Smartec has built up strategic alliances with top rated semiconductor companies in Europe and the Far East. These alliances have led to long-term partnerships, excelling in close cooperation in research and development, with the most accurate and stable sensors in nowadays market as a result.

  • StandexMeder

    Standex-Meder Electronics is a worldwide market leader in the design, development and manufacture of standard and custom electro-magnetic components, including magnetics products and reed switch-based solutions. Our magnetic offerings include planar, Rogowski, and low-and high-frequency transformers and inductors. Our reed switch based solutions include Meder, Standex and OKI brand reed switches, al well as a complete portfolio of reed relays, and a comprehensive array of fluid level, proximity, motion, water flow, HVAC condensateo, hydrailic pressure differential, capacitive, conductive and inductive sensors.

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