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  • Application Briefing: Electrical Contact Assemblies in Automatic Transfer Switches
    September 3, 2021 at 4:00 AM

    Keith Hoge, Sales Engineer

    An automatic transfer switch is an electromechanical device that redirects the source of electrical power from a primary power supply to a backup power supply in the event of a power outage. These switches are often used in conjunction with a generator, connecting the generator’s electrical output to the electrical input of the system to be powered (i.e. hospitals, commercial buildings, homes, etc.).

  • Technical Briefing: Hardness of Electrical Contact Materials
    May 4, 2021 at 4:00 AM

    The hardness of electrical contact materials is a critical material property that must be accurately & consistently monitored. This briefing provides an overview of electrical contact hardness.

  • Electrical Contact Types
    October 4, 2020 at 7:00 AM

    A brief overview of a selection of contact styles and where they are used

  • Electrical Contact Material Selection
    September 15, 2020 at 10:00 AM

    Material selection is a critical aspect of electrical contact design.

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