The production of a Reed Switch requires many highly controlled process steps from Stamping to Sputtering to hermetic sealing done in Clean Rooms that comes from years of experience in the Reed Switch business. The following are the list of steps used in our production process.

Nickel-Iron Wire Inspection

Nickel-Iron Wire Inspection Reed Switch wire drum Nickel-Iron wire inspection is conducted prior to reed pressing as it is the primary and most important material ...Continue reading ->

Dec 3, 2020

Reed Blade Pressing

Reed Blade Pressing Hydraulic Press The most important factor in Reed Pressing or Stamping is selecting the correct alloy that closely matches the ...Continue reading ->

Dec 3, 2020

 

De-greasing of Pressed Reed Blades

De-greasing of Pressed Reed Blades Ultrasonic Degreasing After the pressing operation of Reed Blades, there will be some amount of pressing dust, oil and other particles ...Continue reading ->

Dec 3, 2020

Annealing of Degreased Reed Blades

Annealing of Degreased Reed Blades Annealing Pot After the process of degreasing and surface cleaning, reed blades have to be put through an annealing process. This ...Continue reading ->

Dec 3, 2020

 

Sputtering of Annealed Reed Blades

Sputtering of Annealed Reed Blades Sputtering chamber The Sputtering of the contact area of reed blades is one of the most important steps that gives a reed switch its ...Continue reading ->

Dec 3, 2020

Glass-to-Metal Sealing of Reed Switches

Glass-to-Metal Sealing of Reed Switches Sealing station Reed Switch Sealing comprises of two reed blades and a glass tube with matching coefficient of thermal expansion. These ...Continue reading ->

Dec 3, 2020

 

Lead-out Plating of Reed Switches

Lead-out Plating of Reed Switches Lead-out Plating During the Reed Switch glass sealing process, Oxides are formed on the leads outside the glass seal area, which need ...Continue reading ->

Dec 4, 2020

Dry Buzzing of Reed Switches

Dry Buzzing of Reed Switches Buzzing of Reed Switches After Tin plating of the reed switch leads, the next step is Dry buzzing. Buzzing stabilizes the contact and ...Continue reading ->

Dec 4, 2020

 

Sorting and Grading of Reed Switches

Sorting and Grading of Reed Switches Sorting of Reed Switches Reed Switches are finally multiple cycle tested, with full leads or formed lead depending on customer ...Continue reading ->

Dec 4, 2020