Reed Relays and
Electronics India Limited
Manufacturer of Reed Switches, Reed Sensors and Reed-based products
Reed Relays and Electronics India Limited Incorporated in 1971

Life Testing & Reliability

Reed switch wave form

Reed switches and related products are put through accelerated life tests using a wide range of load voltage and current levels. Whenever changes in material supply, design or production process take place, accelerated life tests are conducted before starting any bulk production. All life tests are documented for internal reference and are not handed out to customers as the life of our products in the field depend on various parameters such as type of load (resistive, capacitive or inductive), switching voltage, switching current, and in-rush current, frequency of operation and ambient temperature.

ISO 9001:2015

ISO 9001:2008 certificate From the production line to the top management, our commitment to quality is evident...Continue reading ->

RoHS & Environment

RoHS Compliant All our products are RoHS compliant and the careful selection and use of resources...Continue reading ->

REACH Compliance

REACH compliance Our products do not contain the Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) listed in...Continue reading ->

Reed Switch Life Tests

Reed switch wave form Information on life testing reed switches. A life test is a destructive test conducted...Continue reading ->

Reed Switch Test Procedure

Reed Switch testing circuit Sample circuits for measurement of ampere turn values and static contact resistance of reed...Continue reading ->

Reed Contact Protection Circuits

Inductive Load Protection Circuit When a reed switch is to be connected to an inductive load or a...Continue reading ->

Accelerated life testing is the process of testing a product by subjecting it to conditions (stress, strain, temperatures, voltage, vibration rate, pressure etc.) in excess of its normal service parameters in an effort to uncover faults and potential modes of failure in a short amount of time. By analyzing the product's response to such tests, engineers can make predictions about the service life and maintenance intervals of a product.

In polymers, testing may be done at elevated temperatures to produce a result in a shorter amount of time than it could be produced at ambient temperatures. Many mechanical properties of polymers have an Arrhenius type relationship with respect to time and temperature (for example, creep, stress relaxation, and tensile properties). If one conducts short tests at elevated temperatures, that data can be used to extrapolate the behavior of the polymer at room temperature, avoiding the need to do lengthy, and hence expensive tests.