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Infant Mortality (Early Failures)
The time during which circuits are failing at a decreasing rate (during the first few hundred hours of operation).

Ink
Synonymous with "composition" and "paste" when relating to screenable thick-film materials, usually consisting of glass frit, metals, metal oxide, and solvents.

Insulation Resistance (IR)
The resistance to current flow when a potential is applied (IR is typically measured in megohms).

Kerf
The slit or channel cut in a resistor during trimming by laser beam or abrasive jet.


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