Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

The development of silver-based cadmium-free contact materials

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

2 Author(s)
Wingert, P.C. ; Adv. Metall. Inc., Reidsville, NC, USA ; Leung, C.-H.

A systematic procedure for developing improved contact materials is presented. Utilization of the procedure is described in detail for the development of an improved silver-based cadmium-free contact material. The procedure involves electrical testing first of materials containing silver and major percentages of different oxide components. Based on these test results, the best major component is selected. A second test sequence is then conducted to evaluate the influence of minor percentages of different oxide additives on the performance of materials having the previously selected base composition. After selecting several of the most promising minor additives a complete series of device tests is run. The final selection of the best material composition is made based on these device test results. The cadmium-free material developed using this procedure is shown to exhibit superior weld resistance and lower erosion weight loss relative to a good-high-density P/M (powder metallurgy) silver-cadmium-oxide material.<>

Published in:

Components, Hybrids, and Manufacturing Technology, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:12 ,  Issue: 1 )

Date of Publication:

March 1989

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.