Tag Archives: Resistance

The Story of 4-Wire Measurement

It is common knowledge in industry that 4-wire measurement is the preferred method for resistances under 1 Ω but what makes it so advantageous over 2- and 3- wire measurement? Let’s look at how the technique was invented and why it works. Building Bridges William Tomson, later Lord Kelvin of temperature scale fame, was studying…
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What’s the Case for Rounded-Tip Pins for Kelvin Probes?

Introducing TEGAM BKP-J Tips for Kelvin Probes. When testing electrical bonds, maintaining the integrity of the surface can be critical. The tips of your probes have a lot to do with preserving that surface finish and integrity. TEGAM recognizes that specific applications may require specialized tools that allow the measurement without damaging the surface -…
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