Electronic Products & Technology

Circuit Protection

November 14, 2017 by Stephen Law

Compact high reliability chip varistors enhance operating temps up to 150°C

TDK CORP AVRH series chip varistors for automotive applications provides a maximum operating voltage of 19V to 70V and a capacitance ranging from 4.7 to 50pF. The miniature voltage protection device is available in IEC case 1005 (EIA 0402) with…
November 7, 2017 by Stephen Law

X2 Class interference suppressor capacitors meet 85/85 THB tests

ILLINOIS CAPACITOR MPX/MPXB Series all-weather, metalized polypropylene capacitors suppress conducted electromagnetic/radio frequency interference (EMI/RFI) before it can be transmitted via power lines to or from other devices. Product connects across the input of an ac mains powered device and meets…
November 4, 2017 by Stephen Law

Cutter for marking material improves printing convenience

WAGO smartCUTTER automates cutting of marking material on firm’s compact smartPRINTER (Version 1.1) – a thermal transfer printer, used as a terminal block labeling system. smartPRINTER device prints and cuts a wide range of marking materials for terminal blocks, cables…
October 25, 2017 by Stephen Law

Terminal block narrows surge protection for signals, data

PHOENIX CONTACT TERMITRAB terminal block with transient absorption technology provides narrow surge protection for signals and data. Product range provides a quick and easy installation with push-in connection technology and includes a complete system kit, ranging from simple single-stage surge…
October 25, 2017 by Raghu Das, CEO, IDTechEx

Passive RFID sensors overtake battery assisted RFID sensors

IDTechEx Research assesses that the entire RFID market will be worth $11.76 Billion in 2018, up a steady 5% from 2017. A small sub sector of that entire market, but one which will grow at a faster rate of 12%…
October 22, 2017 by Stephen Law

Circuit materials electrical, thermal/mechanical demands

ROGERS RO1200 circuit materials meet the electrical and thermal/mechanical demands of high-speed designs, helping to maximize data throughput and minimize latency. With a low dielectric constant (Dk) of 3.05 and a maximum dissipation factor of 0.0017 @10 GHz, products provide…
October 20, 2017 by Stephen Law

Small, powerful relay extends contact gap

POTTER & BRUMFIELD T9V series power pcb relay provides 40A / 250Vac ratings in a small form factor, enabling pcb space savings and smaller applications. The extended contact gap (>1.8mm) provides better isolation and full disconnection of the grid, enabling…
October 18, 2017 by Stephen Law

Configurable display switch uses capacitive touch technology

SCHURTER CDS1 switch sized input system uses capacitive touch technology to deliver intuitive operation with the touch of a finger, swipe or rotation on the touchscreen conveniently resembles that of a smartphone, providing users with visual and sophisticated taste. Next…
October 17, 2017 by Stephen Law

Power rocker switches deliver robustness

APEM KH series power rocker switches deliver robustness, suitable for harsh environments and protected against accidental actuation with a protection guard on 2 or 4 sides. Protection guards prevent accidental actuations which can occur in harsh environments. Featuring IP69K front…
October 16, 2017 by Mike Bolduc, global marketing manager, C&K

Switches matter in today’s automated factories

The Internet of things (IoT) trend is impacting almost every facet of modern life, ranging from smart homes to smart cities. One area which appears to hold promise for real gains in efficiency and productivity is the smart factory. Commonly…
October 16, 2017 by EP&T Magazine

Sun Chemical enters license agreement with NRC, GGI

Plan is to introduce new screen printable molecular inks
October 7, 2017 by Stephen Law

Mouser to distribute Molex Sensorcon environmental sensors

Mouser Electronics Inc., has entered into a global distribution agreement with Molex Sensorcon, a leading sensor solutions company that provides advanced environmental sensing products that are simple to use in demanding work environments. As part of the agreement, Mouser is stocking…