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

Contact Dwell

Contact Dwell is the difference, in AT, between the closing of the NO contact and the opening of the NC contact for Form C contacts, and is the difference, in AT, between the opening of the NC contact and the closing of the NO contact, for Form D contacts. In other words, an increased or decreased magnetic field is required to make the armature or common reed move from the normally open contact to the normally closed one, or vice-versa.

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