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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