Electronic Products & Technology

Thermal management

May 23, 2017 by Christa Carey, engineering and design services manager, Protocase Inc.

How to design enclosures that protect against water, debris

Protocase sets out to share some of its experience and knowledge of building enclosures that will withstand environmental hazards. This inevitably brings up the issue of NEMA or IP standards, but sometimes there is confusion as to how these work.…
May 11, 2017 by Stephen Law

Thermal Profiler collects data, compares to process specs

SPS Smart Thermal Profiler for reflow, wave and curing improves thermal process data collection from a costly chore to a value-added function. Firm’s Vantage network intelligence system is an ecosystem that automatically acquires and delivers insightful information from all the…
May 9, 2017 by Stephen Law

Dual laser infrared thermometer is handheld

OMEGA ENGINEERING OS758-LS dual infrared thermometer is a high-performance, handheld is a non-contact temperature measurement instrument, providing adjustable emissivity, color backlit LCD, 60:1 distance to spot, hi/ low temp alarm, max/min/avg/ diff temperature monitoring and data storage. Unit comes with…
May 8, 2017 by Stephen Law

Pre-configured IDF deploys, protects rack mount Ethernet switches

PANDUIT Pre-configured industrial distribution frame (IDF) deploys and protects rack mount Ethernet switches in industrial applications with up to 25% faster installation and 3X the typical cooling capacity. Smaller enclosure size and 316 stainless steel versions provide options for customers…
May 8, 2017 by Stephen Law

Hammond Manufacturing marks 100th anniversary in 2017

Founded a century ago in Guelph ON as O.S. Hammond & Son, Hammond Manufacturing has grown from backyard workshop in 1917 to become a global leader in electrical and electronic enclosures, electronic transformers, outlet strips and data/comm products.   Hammond…
May 7, 2017 by Stephen Law

Future extends global disty deal with Sunon Inc.

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, recently announced a franchise extension of the company’s distribution agreement with Sunon Inc., to include EMEA and Asia. Sunon is a leader in the field of cooling solution technologies. Sunon’s Research…
May 5, 2017 by Stephen Law

HALT/HASS thermal test system detects thermal defects

PDR IR-TS Series of micro-focused HALT/HASS thermal test system includes a One Bench Top System and TS-2100 Cabinet System that thermally cycles key critical components and assemblies to detect defects. Using a non-destructive duel thermal stress screening process, based on…
April 29, 2017 by Stephen Law

HD thermal imager comes in rugged IP67 environmental housing

SIERRA-OLYMPIC Viento HD IP67 full HD 1080p thermal camera with an IP67 environmentally-rated enclosure. The high-definition longwave-infrared (LWIR) imager is in a rugged housing that provides total protection against dust, and protects against the effects of water immersion to depths…
April 27, 2017 by Stephen Law

Membrane venting technology aids automotive modules

GORE High WEP Series versatile venting solution for automotive electrical/electronic modules (EEMs), which require greater thermal, mechanical and chemical reliability. Product series delivers nearly double the Water Entry Pressure (WEP) resistance, achieving improved levels of ingress protection without sacrificing either…
April 25, 2017 by Stephen Law

Thermal gap filler eliminates performance-hindering air gaps

FUJIPOLY SARCON SPG-30B form-in-place thermal gap filler eliminates performance-hindering air gaps ranging from .08mm to 1.0mm. Product delivers improved thermal conductivity of 3.1 W/m°K with a thermal resistance of 0.33°Cin2/W. The ultra-low compression force silicone compound completely fills all spaces,…
April 21, 2017 by Stephen Law

EPTECH trade shows roll into Montreal, Markham

If you are an electronic engineer or designer looking for the latest components, test, CEM services or production materials on the market today, you will want to pencil in a visit to either of the EPTECH shows taking place in…
April 18, 2017 by Stephen Law

Cooling solutions target OpenVPX and MicroTCA Systems

PIXUS TECHNOLOGIES RiCool V fans for enhanced intelligent cooling in several backplane-based computing solutions. Product provides reverse-impeller blowers that requires 1U of space above the card cage to provide high-performance cooling. This approach helps keep the chassis height low, while providing…