Ampere Turn Selection

Ampere Turn Selection For any application, it is important to select the correct Ampere Turn (AT) or...Continue reading ->

Aug 27, 2020

Effects of Temperature

Effects of Temperature Effects of increase and decrease in temperature on reed based products and magnets. Continue...Continue reading ->

Aug 27, 2020


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, Reed Sensor and Magnet Sensors are sensitive devices that easily develop micro...Continue reading ->

Aug 31, 2020


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

Sep 4, 2019


Reflow Soldering

Reflow Soldering Reflow Soldering is the process of automatically soldering multiple devices to a PCB. Continue...Continue reading ->

Aug 28, 2020

Welding Guide

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

Sep 11, 2019


Manual Soldering

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

Nov 10, 2020

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