AlphaTest Corporation developed and manufactures ?HELIX® miniature test-probes.
They are sold to the electronics manufacturing industry under the trade name AlphaTest ?HELIX® Test-Probes by AlphaTest Corporation.
Manufacture or distribution of these products without authorization is prohibited through the assignment of US and foreign patents* to AlphaTest Corporation and by patents pending.
Various suppliers of high-performance test sockets, high-density connectors, exotic test fixtures, and leading-edge electronic products incorporate these pogo style probes in their products to gain a technological edge. These fine-pitch test-probes meet the escalating demands of StripLine, BGA, CSP, SoC, SiP, MEMS, MCM, hybrid, RFID antenna, flex-circuit, KGD, and flat-panel testing.
AlphaTest ?HELIX® Test-Probes offer the performance edge in discrete, compliant test-probes by offering wide-bandwidth, short electrical length, 250 µm row & column spacing and a selection of tip and body formats.
* Patent Number 5,982,187 and 6,034,532 and 3,165,066.
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|Temperature Max °C||150°C|
|Temperature Min °C||-40°C|
|Material - Barrel / Body||304SS|
|Material - Plunger - Contact||Sandvik 20AP Steel|
|Plating - Plunger - Contact||35 uinches of Type II Gold|
|Angle - Tip - Terminal||Sharp 90° cone|
|Compression - Full||0.028 in|
|Compression - Recommended||0.014 in|
|Length - Barrel / Body||0.15 in|
|Length - Plunger - Contact||0.051 in|
|Diameter - Barrel / Body||0.008 in|
|Pitch (ctr-ctr spacing)||0.01 in|
|Diameter - Plunger Shaft - Contact||0.006 in|
|Length - O.A.L||0.201 in|
|Spring Force - Rec. Compression (gm)||30 g @ 350 um (1.1 oz @ 0.014 inches)|
|Cycle Life - Mechanical Life||> 10,000,000 cycles at recommended compliance|
|Resistance - Avg (mΩ)||< 150 mΩ|
|Current Carrying Capacity (A)||> ½ Amps|