Influence of Steady arc Duration on Contact Resistance Characteristics of Ag-Pd30% Contacts

Makoto HASEGAWA  Koichiro SAWA  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS (1976-1990)   Vol.E73   No.11   pp.1846-1848
Publication Date: 1990/11/25
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Print ISSN: 0000-0000
Type of Manuscript: Special Section LETTER (Special Issue on 1990 Autumn Natl. Conv. IEICE)
Category: Electromechanical Components

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The relationship between steady arc duration and contact resistance characteristics is studied on Ag-Pd30% alloy contacts. The experimental results show that longer arc duration doesn't necessarily cause higher contact resistance, which is the same result as obtained on silver contact.