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Reed Switches used in a Reed Relay Application

How a reed relay works
Reed RelaysReed Switch Applications
“A reed relay application uses an electromagnet to control one or more reed switches. Reed relays are the answer to all of the other switching technologies that simply do not meet low-level switching requirements.”   If there are particular areas you need help with, feel free to skip to any...
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Magnetic Sensing Technologies: Reed switches vs. Hall effect switches

Magnetic Sensing Reed vs. Hall Effect
Hall SensorsReed SensorsReed Switches
“Two Diverse Magnetic Sensing Solutions Have Key Features for Specific Applications” If there are particular areas you need help with, feel free to skip to any of the following sections: Introduction Two Diverse Magnetic Sensing Solutions; One Key Difference Power Efficiency Shifts Magnetic Sensing Technologies Both Sensing Technologies Address Specific...
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Reed Switches and Dynamic Contact Resistance

DCR Test successive operations
Dynamic Contact ResistanceReed Switch PerformanceReed Switches
“Dynamic contact resistance is a “true” test and a way of measuring the contact resistance of reed switches to ensure fault free operation, and maximum switching efficiency.” If there are particular areas you need help with, feel free to skip to any of the following sections: Introduction What is a...
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Magnet Interaction Effects on Reed Switch Operations

Magnet interaction effects how a reed switch operates
How a Reed Switch Operates Using a MagnetMagnet InteractionMagnetic Lines of FluxThe Way the Magnet Works
“Magnet interaction effects on reed switch operations can be understood by looking at the magnetic lines of flux and the way the magnet works.”   If there are particular areas you need help with, feel free to skip to any of the following sections: Introduction Magnet Interaction Effects Magnetic Lines...
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What are the Basic Principles of Magnet Interactions?

Multiple Reed Switch Actuation with rotating 2-pole magnet interaction
How Does a Reed Switch Work?Magnet InteractionPrinciples of Magnet Interactions
“Principles of magnet interactions play an important role in the activation of the reed switches opening and closing.” If there are particular areas you need help with, feel free to skip to any of the following sections: The Basic Principles of Magnet Interactions The Details of Magnet Interactions How Interaction...
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What is a Reed Switch and How Does it Work?

How a reed switch works with a permanent magnet positioned parallel to the switch and moving perpendicular over the center of the switch.
History of Reed Switch TechnologyHow Does a Reed Switch Work?What is a Reed Switch?
“What is a Reed Switch and How Does it Work – A reed switch is an electromechanical switching device that contains two ferromagnetic blades in a hermetically sealed glass envelope, so these components can exist or be used in almost any environment.” If there are particular areas you need help...
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New Vacuum Impregnation Machine Improves Negative Effects of Porosities

Standex Electronics Mexico
MagneticsManufacturingPower MagneticsTransformers
“Standex Electronics Unveils New Vacuum Impregnation Machine that Improves Sealing Capabilities to Eliminate the Negative Effects of Porosities for Customers” The Standex Electronics facility in Agua Prieta, Mexico, has added a LOCTITE® vacuum impregnation machine to its operation to further improve the quality and regulatory compliance of its components. When designing...
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Northlake Engineering Custom Transformer Output Increases by 40%

Northlake Engineering facility for custom transformer manufacturing
MagneticsManufacturingNorthlake EngineeringPower MagneticsTransformers
“New Coil Winding Machine Increases Northlake Engineering Custom Transformer Output by 40%- the Industry’s Highest Quality & Most Reliable Transformers”   If there are particular areas you need help with, feel free to skip to any of the following sections: Introduction Benefits of the New Coil Winding Machine Northlake Engineering...
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SMD Reed Sensor Lineup Expands – New 6.4mm Package

MK31 SMD reed sensor
MK31 SeriesSMD Reed SensorSurface Mount Reed Sensor
Standex Electronics has added the MK31 series to its SMD Reed Sensor lineup! As portable electronic devices, handhelds, and even wearables continue to get smaller, so does the demand for electronic components! Thus, both smarter and more power efficient designs are also on the rise. The new MK31 series is...
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3M Respirator Devices Use Reed Sensors to Fight COVID-19

Respirator Devices Use Reed Sensors - Artificial Lung Ventilator
Reed SensorsReed Switch Applications
Respirator Devices Use Reed Sensors – MK20 Series Standex Electronics reed sensors help 3M medical equipment in their life-saving efforts during COVID-19. Furthermore, COVID-19 patient respiratory needs around the world are at an all-time high. So, hospitals and healthcare workers are depending on these devices to save lives. 3M respiratory...
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