fixed contact

fixed contact

[¦fikst ′kän‚takt]
(electricity)
A relatively immovable contact that is engaged and disengaged by a moving contact to make and break a circuit, as in a switch or relay.
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The size of the component (wafer) that maintains a fixed contact point was reduced to 50 percent of that of its predecessor while maintaining the necessary strength threshold.
The MDX is a high reliability D-Subminiature connector with size 20 fixed contacts and is available with 9, 15, 25, 37, and 50 contacts.