Electronic Products & Technology


July 16, 2017 by Stephen Law

Tech events merge this fall in Montreal

Converging on Nanomanufacturing: A national event co-hosted by CMC Microsystems and NanoCanada
July 13, 2017 by Stephen Law

Lightweight micro gripper serves small fragile part assembly

ELECTROMATE MGR5 lightweight micro gripper serves small, fragile part assembly, bringing operation force 10 gram or less capability into range. Light moving mass reduces impact force during small product placement. Product provides soft-land capability for pick and place of delicate…
July 12, 2017 by Stephen Law

Printed Electronics Conference – CPES2017

Canadian Printable Electronics Symposium (CPES2017) –serves as a meeting ground dedicated to printed electronics (PE) technology developers, industrial companies and end-users can discuss how they can collectively overcome technical, manufacturing and scale-up challenges to commercialize new products and applications. Academic…
July 11, 2017 by Duane Benson, chief technology champion at Screaming Circuits

Top 5 things to know when moving from hand to robotic assembly

A lot of factors go into the decision to hand build or outsource circuit boards. I hand build my own sometimes, simply because I enjoy the challenge. Of course most of the projects I design are for my own use,…
July 10, 2017 by Stephen Law

PolyU develops sprayable sensing network technology

Hong Kong university researchers say it is suitable for real-time structural health monitoring with larger responsive bandwidth, lower cost and greater versatility
July 5, 2017 by Monica Westman Svenselius, Laboratory of Organic Electronics, Sweden

Swedish University achieves high-precision control of printed electronics

Printed electronic transistor circuits and displays, in which the colour of individual pixels can be changed, are two of many applications of ground-breaking research at the Laboratory of Organic Electronics in Sweden. New groundbreaking results on these topics have been…
July 5, 2017 by Stephen Law

Pole kits extend enclosure mounting options

HAMMOND Pole Mounting Kit comes in five sizes and enables three sealed enclosure families to be attached to round, square or rectangular poles with diameters from 38 to 381mm. The corrosion resistant stainless steel kits reduce installation time and secure…
July 5, 2017 by Stephen Law

UK Class II power cord, cord set are customizable

INTERPOWER United Kingdom Class II power cord (part #86243010) and cord set (part #86243030) is manufactured in firm’s Iowa, U.S.A. facility, expanding the current line of customizable international products. Two standard assemblies include a UK Class II power cord and…
June 30, 2017 by Stephen Law

Thermography camera delivers 180-degree range-of-motion

FLIR SYSTEMS T530 and T540 professional thermal imaging cameras provide enhanced ergonomics with 180-degree rotating optical blocks, laser-assisted autofocus and auto-calibrating lenses that are interchangeable with firm’s other models. Suitable in variety of environments, unit’s intelligent lenses produce crisp imagery…
June 29, 2017 by Stephen Law

Chipset simplifies design of robust, future-proof solutions

MELEXIS Time-of-Flight (ToF) chipset and development kit enables simple, modular and future proof design of 3D vision solutions. Chipset includes the MLX75023 1/3-inch optical format ToF sensor and the MLX75123 companion IC that embeds many of the external components normally…
June 28, 2017 by Mick Kulikowski and Mehmet Ozturk, North Carolina State University

New design improves performance of flexible wearable electronics

North Carolina State University engineers designed a flexible thermoelectric energy harvester that could rival the effectiveness of existing power wearable electronics using body heat as its only energy source.
June 23, 2017 by Stephen Law

Connectors deliver one-touch locking for automated assembly processes

KYOCERA 6810 Series One-touch Locking flexible printed circuit (FPC) and flat-flex cable (FFC) electronic connectors provide automatic locking upon full insertion, a key feature to support automated manufacturing and robotic assembly processes. Durable devices are heat resistant up to 125°C…