reverse polarity


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reverse polarity

[ri′vərs pə′lar·əd·ē]
(metallurgy)
An arc-welding circuit in which the electrode is connected to the positive terminal.
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The LM74610-Q1 provides lower power consumption and heat in a compact solution size, making it well-suited for reverse polarity protection in high-current industrial power tool and automotive applications.
Heather herself has experienced reverse polarity on three occasions in the past three months.
3[degrees], as the estimate of the average reverse polarity inclination at the time the Brassfield Formation acquired its high temperature magnetization.
It features temperature compensated battery charging, integral input and output circuit breakers, reverse polarity protection, loss of power alarm and LED status indicators.
The sensor also offers a 10 to 30 VDC voltage supply range, integrated reverse polarity and short circuit protection, sensing distances up to 2mm and bright output state indicator LEDs.
Pertinent Data: The ELF features: light immunity, reverse polarity protection, overload protection and short circuit protection.
It is characterized by a jigsaw-like configuration of the ameloblasts, which exhibit a reverse polarity of cells (also known as Vickers-Gorlin change), and a stellate reticulum in the center (figure l).
The transmitter features 10 psid overpressure, reverse polarity protection, EMI/REI protection and a 4-20 mA output.
2) with the features that bring service advantages to the operator, such as reverse polarity and metering pulse features.
It includes reverse polarity protection, molded BNC and power connectors, and resolution of 420 TV lines.
To help protect both electronic devices and their users, Fairchild Semiconductor (NYSE: FCS) now offers a new line of low-power, application-specific, reverse polarity protection switches which also feature optional over-voltage transient protection.