039-16 Series | .039 [1.00] Centers | .160 [4.06] Full Stroke

Designed for loaded board testing.


39mil 160 Stroke probes for loaded board testing

Spring Force

spring force chart

Probe Selection

QA Technology offers many combinations of probes. You can build your probe by selecting the tube style, tip style and spring force for your specific application.

If you have questions at any time during the process, contact us at (603) 926-0348.

P/N 039-PRP 16
NOTE: Not all combinations are available. Please verify your part number to be sure it is valid.
If you need assistance, please call 603-926-0348.

Begin building your part number.

NOTE: P has already been selected for you as the default tube material.
Letter Material Average Resistance   Current Rating1
MW @ 120°C
 P Nickel silver/ID precious metal clad < 165 milliohms   3.1 Amps  
Select your tip style. Standard material is heat-treated BeCu/plated gold over nickel.
Choose Steel for steel plungers, if available.
Use the drop-down menu at right to filter your choices by target type.
Select your spring force.
Letter Spring Force Preload @ 2/3 Stroke Material Cycle Life @ Stroke
 S Standard 1.5 [42] 3.6 [102] MW 1M @ .107 [2.72]
 X Extra 2.2 [62] 5.4 [153] MW 75K @ .107 [2.72]
High Preload Spring - Only available in 43-S, 44-S & 8R-S tip styles.
 E High Preload 3.8 [108] 5.4 [153] MW 100K @ .107 [2.72]
Select your option (if required).
Letter Description - no options are required.
 N No probe lubrication. Removing probe lubrication greatly reduces cycle life and should only be used in applications requiring operating temperatures below -45°C.
Steel Heat treated steel/plated gold over nickel (see tip styles for availability)

1Current Rating is affected by spring material and lubrication choices. Standard lubrication has a 204°C maximum operating temperature limit.
Before using probes near these current limits, please refer to Current Carrying Capacity and Operating Temperature Application Notes.

All specifications subject to change without notice. All dimensions are in [mm]. All spring forces are oz [gm].  US Patent No. 4,885,533