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Resistance Testing Welds

During a production process that includes welding operations, the finished welds must remain consistent. Weld quality proves critical in end-product implementations such as in the automotive, aerospace, or medical device industries. Operational performance of the finished product is critical in these and similar applications. Fortunately, the quality of parts produced during production can reliably be…
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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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