Electronic Products & Technology

Circuit Protection

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…
October 5, 2017 by Stephen Law

Small sealed rotary switch suits handheld devices

GRAYHILL 77 Series compact sealed rotary switches are suitable for space constrained applications. Requiring less than 0.2” behind panel, devices serve smaller designs where behind panel space is at a premium. Designed for rugged environments, products meet military standards for…
October 4, 2017 by IDTechEx Research

Conductive inks: never ceasing to adapt 

Cast your mind back a few years and you will find a conductive ink business that appeared very mature and slow moving. The boom years of the photovoltaic industry were ending, the dominant big suppliers seem well entrenched, and the technology…
September 26, 2017 by Stephen Law

C&K Switches acquired by European affiliate of Sun Capital

An affiliate of both Sun Capital Partners, Inc. and Sun European Partners, LLP has acquired C&K Holdings, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electromechanical switches. Terms of the private transaction were not disclosed.  C&K was founded in 1928 and has…