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New Guide to Low Resistance Measurement from industry leader
Article Type: New products From: Microelectronics International, Volume 25, Issue 2.
Cropico has published a new illustrative guide providing an overview of low- resistance measurement techniques, common causes of errors and advice on how to avoid them (Figure 3).
The free colour 34-page Guide to Low Resistance Measurement features tables of wire and cable characteristics, temperature coefficients and formulae to enable the user to select the appropriate measuring instrument and measurement technique.
Figure 3 Cropico's new illustrative guide providing an overview of low-resistance measurement techniques, common causes of errors and advice on how to avoid them
The Guide includes a useful section explaining the role and importance of resistance measurement in the manufacture of electronic components, switches, relays, connectors cabling, electric motor and generators and fuses.
Information on resistance measurement requirements in the automotive and railway utilities industries has also been featured.
There's a handy glossary of terms at the end of the Guide, providing an easy-to-follow explanation of terms relating to both bonding and earth resistance, as well as common industry acronyms such as DMM (digital multimeter), DUT (device under test) and AWG (American wire gauge).
Cropico's high-quality reputation goes back over 50 years and the company's range includes a wide range of digital microhmmeters, resistance decade boxes, test standards and temperature measurement solutions.