insulation resistance


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insulation resistance

[‚in·sə′lā·shən ri¦zis·təns]
(electricity)
The electrical resistance between two conductors separated by an insulating material.

insulation resistance

The resistance to the flow of current through an insulating material resulting from an impressed direct voltage; usually expressed in ohms.
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It is important to note that the hardware may fail well before the bridging by the dendrites because of reduced surface insulation resistance between the features due to the presence of the wet ionic media.
The unit features a user settable insulation resistance test timer with a range to 20 minutes, selectable DC or AC voltmeter functions ranging from 25 V to 600 V as well as a guard terminal that minimizes surface leakage current.
The materials themselves may show adequate surface insulation resistance performance on their own, but when the PCBA manufacturer performs assembly and rework of components, are the fluxes fully activated for no-clean chemistries or completely removed for water-soluble chemistries?
He said his filling in figures for an insulation resistance test which he had not witnessed, was "an oversight on my part".
Dielectric withstanding voltage is 500VDC between terminals/1 minute, while insulation resistance is 500MΩ minimum @ 500VDC.
It performs a complete check for opens, shorts, mis-wires, high-resistance errors, insulation resistance problems and dielectric withstanding (arcing).
The key electrical properties for high performance insulation compounds are low dielectric constant and dissipation factor, as well as high insulation resistance.
The new Accu-P Series capacitors are designed with high purity electrodes and a low-K dielectric to provide low and repeatable ESR values, as well as high breakdown voltage, high insulation resistance, and low losses at frequencies up to 40GHz.
Tenders are invited for Open Type 6 Way Connector Rating 15 Amps,415 V With High Grade Pf Moulding Backelite Powder Housing Brass Duly Nickle Plated Terminal Zink Plated Or Yellow Insulation Resistance 20 M Ohm Min.
April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Megger, one of the world's leading manufacturers and suppliers of test equipment and measuring instruments for electrical power applications, now offers a versatile insulation resistance tester(IRT) rated at 15 kV.
The sharp decrease in the value of insulation resistance after some time was expected to be governed by the avalanche breakdown (ABD) of the dielectric.
Additional testing on the microinverter and AC cabling used with ACPV modules included environmental evaluations under UL 1703 (PV modules) - a rigorous series on temperature cycling, humidity cycling and wet insulation resistance.