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Application Notes and Technical Papers

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Description Date Presentation Slideshow
'A universal life test system' - a paper describing the architecture of the Reflex 51 test system. 14/05/12 Download PDF Download PDF
'CARTS TIP March 2012, Reflex 901B H.V. test system' - a TIP presentation focussing on the Reflex 901B. 27/03/12 Download PDF
'Configuring a Reflex system with a PC parallel port' - application note explaining how to configure a Reflex test system with a host PC parallel port. 17/01/11 Download PDF
'Coil transient suppression test - worked example' - application note explaining how to interpret the data from the coil transient suppression and how to optimise the test. 07/07/10 Download PDF
'Meeting the challenges of testing filtered connectors' - application note examining solutions to filter connector testing. 15/03/10 Download PDF Download PDF
'Reflex 40 an advanced test solution for relay stick, miss and functional testing' - application note examining solutions to stick and miss testing. 09/03/08 Download PDF Download PDF
'Reflex 51 DC Switch Module Selector' - application note to aid the selection of Reflex 51 DC switch modules. 25/07/06 Download PDF
'High Side Measurements using Inductive Loads' - application note detailing over-voltage protection of Reflex 51 modules. 04/07/06 Download PDF
'A new generation of Chatter Test System for improved performance' - a paper describing the architecture of the Reflex 80 test system. 16/02/06 Download PDF Download PDF
'Configuring a Reflex Quad/Dual DC switch module for AC switching' - application note describing the conversion of a Reflex DC switching module for use with AC voltages. 17/10/05 Download PDF
'All You've Ever Wanted In a Relay or Switch Tester' - a paper describing relay testing using a low cost modular architecture. 13/03/05 Download PDF Download PDF
'Harnessing the power of the Web brings new possibilities to relay test equipment and data' - a paper describing the control of test equipment via a TCP/IP interface. 15/03/04 Download PDF
'Reflex 51 a flexible solution to high power life testing' - a slide presentation of the Reflex 51. 15/03/04 Download PDF
'A solution for the testing of complex multi-pole connectors and relays' - a paper examining the Reflex 950 connector test system. 06/03/03 Download PDF Download PDF
'Bringing Insight into the analysis of relay life-test failures' - an explanation of the Reflex 50 contact measurement technique. 05/03/03 Download PDF Download PDF
'Evaluating relay test equipment solutions for features, benefits and costs' - a paper which identifies the real cost of test per part. 27/02/02 Download PDF Download PDF
'Bringing simplicity and clarity back into the parametric and life-testing of relay devices' - a review of test system hardware and software for ease of use. 27/02/01 Download PDF
'Guide to using external contact load voltages with the RT290' - a detailed look at the contact conditions when using the ASY0700 contact load unit with the RT290. 15/12/00 Download PDF
'An introduction to the Development, Architecture and Capability of Reflex components' - a basic introduction to the Reflex test system architecture. 25/02/00 Download PDF
'Real Time Analysis of the Contact Electrical Environment During Switching' - a paper which examines the processing of captured data. 26/02/99 Download PDF
'Creating linked relay test steps to achieve a custom device test' - how to achieve a custom relay device test by linking ramp and contact resistance tests such that the coil control timing and drive levels act as if a single custom test had been created. An example is shown of measuring contact resistance's related to the measured operate and release voltage of the device. 28/11/97 Download PDF ArtWorks file
'Testing two single contacts on each RT90/RT290 changeover contact' - how to connect two single contacts to each RT90 or RT290 changeover contact wiring to enable a relay constructed as (say) 2 Form-A and 2 Form-B contacts to be tested. Diagrams show how to connect the Kelvin wiring together with a small amount of additional circuitry and how to control it from the test. 26/11/97 Download PDF
'A technical overview of Relay Test Products from Applied Relay Testing' - describes the RT290, RT901 and GPTF. 16/01/97 Download PDF
'AN310196 'Fast testing with the RT290 parametric test system' - outlines the high speeds possible when testing relay devices on a production line using the RT290 parametric relay test system. 31/01/96 Download PDF