Low-resistance power contacts

  • 16-Apr-2010 04:09 EDT
VP_pair.jpg

An Environmental Claims Validated Mark (ECV) was presented to Positronic Industries by UL Environment for its VPB series size 16 power contacts; the ECV lists the average contact resistance for the devices at less than one milliohm each. This low-contact resistance is achieved via high-conductivity contact materials. Additionally, the firm’s Large Surface Area contact system is used as the interface between male and female power contacts in the connectors. The VPB series was designed for use as the Zone 1 power connector in Advanced TCA telecommunication computing systems. The low-contact resistance provides energy-saving opportunities in any application using the connector—it has a one-to-one effect on power consumption as well as voltage drop.

Share
HTML for Linking to Page
Page URL
Grade
Rate It
0.00 Avg. Rating

Read More Articles On

2016-12-20
Researchers from Iowa State University are expanding fundamental materials studies into research and development of new, all-solid-state technology for batteries.
2017-01-31
The 2016 Unmanned Canada (UC) conference, hosted in Alberta, provided a venue for many specialist companies to outline their programs for new UAV technologies, capabilities, products, and services.
2017-01-03
NRL scientists have demonstrated metallic spin filtering at room temperature using ferromagnet-graphene-ferromagnet thin film junction devices.
2017-03-28
Northrop Grumman recently completed its successful inaugural flight test of the UTC Aerospace Systems MS-177 sensor payload on an RQ-4 Global Hawk. The ability to carry more powerful sensors close the capability gap between the RQ-4 and soon-to-be-retired Lockheed U-2.

Related Items

Training / Education
2018-03-06
Training / Education
2018-05-03
Technical Paper / Journal Article
2010-10-25