Lead Formation Dimensions

Lead Formation Dimensions When requesting for reed switches with cropped or formed leads, it is important to...Continue reading ->

Jun 26, 2020

Lead Formation Tolerances

Lead Formation Tolerances Cropping the leads of a reed switch removes low reluctance iron and introduces high...Continue reading ->

Jun 26, 2020


Product Handling

Product Handling Reed Switches are sensitive devices and should not be dropped. Subjecting reed switches to...Continue reading ->

Jun 26, 2020


Cropping Wire cutters transfer shock in both directions and end nippers only transfer shock one...Continue reading ->

Sep 4, 2019


Welding Guide

Welding Guide The coefficients of thermal expansion of the leads and glass are closely matched, but...Continue reading ->

Sep 11, 2019

Soldering Guide

Soldering Guide Manual Soldering of reed switch leads may be required when using custom plastic housing...Continue reading ->

Sep 4, 2019


Ferro-magnetic parts

Ferro-magnetic parts Using Ferro-magnetic mounting parts or screws within a 100 mm vicinity of a reed switch will...Continue reading ->

Sep 4, 2019

Potting and Encapsulation

Potting and Encapsulation As some potting compounds cure over 24 hours, the glass seals should be protected....Continue reading ->

Sep 4, 2019


Cable Handling

Cable Handling Cables with higher strands should be used so that there is minimal work hardening...Continue reading ->

Sep 4, 2019

Magnet Usage

Magnet Usage The storage and usage temperature of magnets should be within the individual raw material...Continue reading ->

Sep 4, 2019