Failure dependent progression of contact resistance in thermal-shock testing of spring-clip contacts

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Publication Details

Author(s): Friedlein M, Spahr M, Süß-Wolf R, Franke J
Editor(s): IEEE
Publication year: 2017
Conference Proceedings Title: 2017 IEEE Holm Conference 2017
Pages range: 169 - 174
Language: English


Abstract


Through ever changing terms and regulations on fuel consumption and emissions, weight becomes the number one concern of car manufacturers. Meeting those new regulations and the customer's desire for more options and variations is only possible without adding more weight by changing the wiring harnesses' technology. One solution to face this problem can be found by the application of flexible flat cables (FFCs) instead of common round cable wire systems. For a holistic approach, it is important not only to establish automated ways of cable installation, but also methods of automatically contacting components. Therefore, a new direct contacting method was developed at the Institute for Factory Automation and Production Systems (FAPS). The innovative contacting method enables to contact an automatically mounted one side accessible FFC with kinematic systems of industrial robots in an automated way. However, before new technologies can be applied to serial production, car manufacturers demand standardized climatic tests. In this paper, a correlation was discovered between the progression of contact resistance and failure mechanisms during thermal shock testing. Furthermore, an influence of different peak temperatures and materials was identified and the results were verified via SEM micrographs.



FAU Authors / FAU Editors

Franke, Jörg Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Lehrstuhl für Fertigungsautomatisierung und Produktionssystematik
Friedlein, Matthias
Lehrstuhl für Fertigungsautomatisierung und Produktionssystematik
Spahr, Michael
Lehrstuhl für Fertigungsautomatisierung und Produktionssystematik
Süß-Wolf, Robert
Lehrstuhl für Fertigungsautomatisierung und Produktionssystematik


How to cite

APA:
Friedlein, M., Spahr, M., Süß-Wolf, R., & Franke, J. (2017). Failure dependent progression of contact resistance in thermal-shock testing of spring-clip contacts. In IEEE (Eds.), 2017 IEEE Holm Conference 2017 (pp. 169 - 174). Denver, CO, US.

MLA:
Friedlein, Matthias, et al. "Failure dependent progression of contact resistance in thermal-shock testing of spring-clip contacts." Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE Holm Conference on Electrical Contacts, Denver, CO Ed. IEEE, 2017. 169 - 174.

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