Electronic Products & Technology

Circuit Protection

April 3, 2017 by Stephen Law

Subminiature basic switch operates near silent

OMRON D2AW Sealed Ultra Subminiature Basic Switch has siding contacts that are able to wipe clean contact contamination. Device operates almost silently, delivering high-performance insulation resistance via contact structure. Product provides long stroke slide contact for reliable ON/OFF action. Device…
March 25, 2017 by Stephen Law

Southwest Energy brings EuroSwitch’s industrial sensors to Canada

Southwest Energy Control Systems of Canada Ltd., is now supplying the Canadian market with EuroSwitch’s range of quality and durable level, pressure and temperature industrial sensors. “EuroSwitches are the go-to sensors in Europe for complex and difficult applications,” advises Southwest…
March 23, 2017 by The University of British Columbia

UofBC develops flexible sensor for foldable touch screens

Picture a tablet that you can fold into the size of a phone and put away in your pocket, or an artificial skin that can sense your body’s movements and vital signs. A new, inexpensive sensor developed at the University…
March 21, 2017 by Stephen Law

Resistive touch screen comes with universal options

NKK SWITCHES FT Series 4-wire resistive touch screen comes with more universal options including wider, larger and narrow frame types. Unit’s construction of film and glass provides enhanced durability and flexibility  Available in finger or stylus input methods, products come…
March 19, 2017 by Stephen Law

Power current sensor boosts reliability, long-term stability

VPG Powertron PCS Series, a high-reliability power current sensor family provides improved long-term stability, reliability and performance. Devices come in 73 standard packages, with resistance ranges from 1mOhm to 10 Ohms, a TCR down to 3ppm, and load stability and…
March 16, 2017 by Stephen Law

Single axis paddle control is small and sleek

APEM BL series single axis paddle control is small and sleek, measuring 48mm above panel.  The compact footprint of the paddles allows for closer group installation of multiple paddles.  Device’s sculpted, ergonomical handles are available in five different color features and…
March 13, 2017 by Stephen Law

Bidirectional TVS diode arrays shield from damaging ESD

LITTELFUSE SP3042 Series Bidirectional Discrete TVS Diode Arrays (SPA Diodes) protect electronic equipment from destructive electrostatic discharges (ESD). Devices include robust back-to-back TVS diodes fabricated using a proprietary silicon avalanche technology that can safely absorb repetitive ESD strikes up to the…
March 13, 2017 by Stephen Law

Sub-miniature pushbutton switch delivers single, double pole options

CIT RELAY & SWITCH  CSP Series IP67 process sealed sub-miniature pushbutton switch provides both single and double pole options with Off-On and On-(On) switch function, with an actuator height of 2.80mm. With gold plated contacts and 3.30mm non-threaded actuator, devices…
March 8, 2017 by Stephen Law

Electronic circuit protectors deliver plug-in capability

E-T-A CIRCUIT BREAKERS ESX10-S plug-in electronic circuit protectors for overcurrent protection of 24Vdc applications provides quick and easy installation for groups of devices with several circuits on firm’s power distribution systems Module 17 plus and SVS. With a width of…
March 4, 2017 by Stephen Law

Bidirectional circuit breaker protects against current, voltage faults

LINEAR TECHNOLOGY LTC4368 circuit protection controller ensures safe voltage and current levels for 2.5V to 60V electronics in battery-powered automotive, industrial and portable systems. Device replaces fuses, transient voltage suppressors and discrete circuitry, enabling a compact and comprehensive solution for…
March 3, 2017 by Stephen Law

Arc-flash relay fits tight footprints

LITTELFUSE AF0100 compact, cost-effective arc-flash protection relay is sized to fit tight footprints, approx. 30% smaller than previous models. Measuring 90mm high x 128mm wide x 60mm deep and both DIN-rail and surface-mountable, device can be retrofitted easily into existing…
March 2, 2017 by Stephen Law

Latching snap-action switch provides long life

CIT RELAY VM3 Series Latching Snap-Action Switch is a long-life snap-action switch with a latching option. These UL/CUL recognized devices are available the 0.187” or 0.250” termination. Available with operating force of 400gF, common applications for devices include industrial controls,…