Electronic Products & Technology

Circuit Protection

April 24, 2018 by E-T-A Circuit Breakers

12 Most common mistakes when specifying circuit protection

It’s only a circuit breaker.  Yet there is enough complexity and confusion when it comes to specifying circuit protection that many engineers are designing equipment with too little or too much protection.  Under protected circuits leave equipment vulnerable to damaging…
April 23, 2018 by Stephen Law

Time-lag thin film fuse satisfy higher voltage, current requirements

BOURNS SinglFuse series of fast-acting precision and time-lag thin film fuse products includes Models SF-1206FP, SF-1206SP, SF-0603FP, SF-0603SP and SF-0402FP. The single blow fuses for overcurrent protection provide current ranges from 500mA to 7.0A. Available in surface mount packaging for…
April 20, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

C&K acquires Vuillermoz

C&K, a leading global brand of high-quality electromechanical switches, has acquired the company Vuillermoz, a micro-mechanical components and tooling company located in St. Claude, France.  With more than 20 years of experience, Vuillermoz provides precision components and customized tooling to…
April 11, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

EPTECH trade shows coming to Montreal, Ottawa this month

EPTECH's table-top style of exhibit is the only series of coast-to-coast national electronics shows in Canada
April 10, 2018 by Stephen Law

Compact actuator simplifies upgrade to electronic latching

SOUTHCO AC-EM 05 compact electronic actuator simplifies the upgrade from mechanical to electronic access, providing an economical option for achieving electronic actuation of Southco’s R4-05 Micro Rotary Latch series and other mechanical latches. When connected to an electronic access control…
April 6, 2018 by Stephen Law

Tact switch reduces surface profile

E-SWITCH TL4110 Series surface mount tact switch has a small surface profile of 2.0mm x 2.8mm and a life cycle of 300,000 cycles. Device mounts along the edge of the printed circuit board for right angle actuation. The20mA, 15Vdc rated device provides single pole single throw…
April 5, 2018 by Stephen Law

Sealed rotary switch serves handheld devices in harsh environments

GRAYHILL Series 77 compact sealed rotary switch for space constrained applications requires less than 0.2” behind panel. Designed for rugged environments, device meets military standards for shock and vibration, moisture resistance, salt spray, underwater immersion and sand and dust conditions.…
April 3, 2018 by Stephen Law

EMI/RFI shielding gasket with clip-on mounting boosts attenuation

TECH-ETCH Low-profile EMI/RFI shielding (part number 125G23C040) with clip-on gasket provides a profile with free height of.030″ to close very small gaps and is available in any full-finger length up to 16.00″ and all plating finishes. Beryllium copper’s mechanical and…
April 2, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

EPTECH is the only series of coast-to-coast national electronics shows in Canada

The series is operated by EP&T, Canada’s information leader for electronics engineers and designers.
March 27, 2018 by Stephen Law

SEMICON West 2018 to spotlight Smart technologies

Smart Workforce Pavilion: Connecting Next-Generation Talent with the Microelectronics Industry
March 11, 2018 by Stephen Law

Pushbutton switch delivers 3A@30Vdc rating

E-SWITCH PB400 low power pushbutton switch provides an electrical rating of 3A@30Vdc. The right angle device delivers momentary or latching function. The electrical life is 6,000 cycles and provides DPST with 3.2mm full actuation travel. An optional black cap is available. Applications include computer peripherals,…
March 9, 2018 by Stephen Law

UL Approved relay comes in small, light weight package

CIT RELAY & SWITCH J097 Series UL approved relay provides switching capacity up to 10A in a small and light weight package. Measuring 18 x 10 x 15mm, device has 1C contact arrangement with coil voltage options from 3Vdc up…