Relay Characteristics

Find out about relay characteristics from these helpful links.

Choose a Reliable Reed Relay Construction

Not all reed relays are made to the high standard used by Pickering Interfaces, find out the differences here

Thermo Electric EMF in relays

Why do mechanical relays generate voltages when their contacts close, and why does it change with time. This link explains the issues surrounding thermoelectric voltages in relays

What causes relay to fail

If relays are failing in a system chances are that they are being abused in some way. This link might help you find the reasons why

Solid State Relays

Information on the most common types of solid state relays used in test and measurement

Electro-mechanical Relays

Information on EMR's

Relay End of Life

What defines when a relay has reached end of life

Understanding PXI Switch Module Current Capacity

What defines the current rating of a PXI module when carrying current on multiple paths

Life Testing Relays

Issues associated with accelerated life testing 

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