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Cobham Slip Ring


Cobham Slip Ring has published these technical articles:

(Wire and Cable)
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Current is the flow of electrons through a circuit. It is the principle quantity because it does work, and accomplishes the desired results. We measure current in Amperes. (See "UNITS") Voltage is the... (View Full Article)
(Power Supply and Conditioning)
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Sudden current or voltage changes are often hazardous to electronic products. For example, transients or surges that reach microprocessor or memory components can destroy those expensive parts, and... (View Full Article)
(Power Supply and Conditioning)
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Riedon has manufactured high-precision wirewound resistors for OEM industries since 1960. These precision resistors have tolerances as small as 0.005%. They are extremely stable over time, and operate... (View Full Article)
(Power Supply and Conditioning)
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Perhaps your early electronics experience was with communications equipment when vacuum tubes were king. Tubes had personality. They emitted a warm glow from their filaments and cherry-red anodes, and... (View Full Article)
(Temperature Sensing)
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A resistor's Temperature Coefficient of Resistance (TCR) tells how much its value changes as its temperature changes. It is usually expressed in ppm/°C (parts per million per degree Centigrade)... (View Full Article)
(Power Supply and Conditioning)
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Power resistors and resistance heaters share many common design considerations. In both products, good thermal design ensures low thermal resistance between the element and the exterior environment.... (View Full Article)
(Power Supply and Conditioning)
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Wirewound resistors have been around for a long time. They enjoy a long life because they have some very important features not duplicated by new technology products. If you must optimize circuit... (View Full Article)