Electronic Products & Technology

Production / Materials

October 21, 2017 by Stephen Law

Hong Kong electronic fairs carry on despite cyclone

Survey reveals industry expects audio visual products to benefit from smart homes
October 18, 2017 by Stephen Law

Push-in wire connectors serve as alternative to traditional twist-on style

BLOCKMASTER WPC300 Clear Connects Series of push-in wire connectors provide a fast and easy alternative to traditional twist-on wire connectors, now available for LED lighting applications.  Suitable for prefabricated wiring systems, products provide screwless connection technology. Installers no longer have…
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 12, 2017 by Stephen Law

Thermal management materials get re-branded

LORD CoolTherm brand of thermal management solutions and technical services includes products that deliver customized materials that can help electric and hybrid vehicle manufacturers worldwide manage heat issues and increase power density. Product brand spans a variety of thermal management…
October 11, 2017 by EP&T Magazine

Myant commits $100M to advanced manufacturing supercluster

Myant is focused on partnering with companies and institutions in order to democratize manufacturing in the functional and computing textile industry and support innovation to make it more accessible to educators, inventors, students, medical professionals, researchers, and idea makers who will enhance the fabric of Canada
October 10, 2017 by Wally Johnson, VP finance, supply and IT, Firstronic

Avoiding supply chain disruption requires an old school approach

The electronics supply chain has now entered the perfect storm. Pre-Harvey and Irma, the passive component (resistors and capacitors) market was already in rough waters. Over the last year, lead-times became unusually long because demand for these parts has grown…
October 10, 2017 by Stephen Law

Puller type prefeeding machine handles wires, cables

SCHLEUNIGER PreFeeder 3200 puller type prefeeding machine for wires and cables comes with an outer diameter of up to 35 mm. Made for use with firm’s cut and strip machines, unit provides constant tension to the downstream wire processing machine.…
October 9, 2017 by Stephen Law

PocketBeagle offers BeagleBone power in tiny footprint

BeagleBoard PocketBeagle open source USB-key-fob computer is minuscule and provides extensive flexibility, enabling makers and designers to add only the peripherals they need. Dev board is based on the power-packed 1GHz Octavo OSD3358-SM, the smallest system-in-package (SiP) device in the…
October 6, 2017 by Stephen Law

Stainless steel stand-offs, screw caps are durable

TROTEC LASER CANADA Stand-offs & screw caps are manufactured in Germany out of solid stainless steel for longevity and durability. Alternative sizes and fixing options provide a wide range of sign and mounting options. Screw caps are an easy to use alternative to…
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…
October 4, 2017 by Stephen Law

C14, C16 and C18 snap-in inlets serve 2mm – 3mm panels

INTERPOWER IEC 60320 inlet product line is manufactured at firm’s Iowa facility, including C14, C16, and C18 snap-in inlets designed for 2.0mm and 3.0mm panel thicknesses. Devices are rated 10A/250Vac international and 15A/250Vac North American, provide QD and solder tab…
October 4, 2017 by Stephen Law

Desktop pcb software adds Quadcept output, new symbol options

EMA DESIGN AUTOMATION update to Ultra Librarian includes symbol and footprint output for Quadcept pcb design software, providing users with access to one million parts through Digi-Key and over 12 million parts through ultralibrarian.com, as well as part creation capabilities…