Electronic Products & Technology

Thermal management

June 18, 2017 by Stephen Law

Rugged metalwork chassis serves mission critical systems

MICROMAX Rugged metalwork chassis is suitable for mission critical systems, capable of dissipating a substantial amount of heat without any moving parts thereby enabling housing systems with exceptional computational performance. M-Max ATR-compliant chassis provides extreme physical protection for high performance systems and enables…
June 17, 2017 by Stephen Law

Heat sinks come in extruded, stamped versions

CUI Aluminum heat sinks are available in both extruded and stamped versions, are compatible with TO 218, TO 220, TO 252 and TO 263 transistor packages. Designed to improve the heat dissipation of low and high power board level applications,…
June 16, 2017 by Stephen Law

Rugged cabinets comprised of modular, bolted construction

ELMA ELECTRONIC Optima Stantron MB Series of rugged MIL-SPEC, weld-free cabinets come with a bolted construction, suitable for use in environments where welded joints may be considered a potential risk of failure, such as high shock and vibration or humidity.…
June 8, 2017 by Stephen Law

Optically clear cured silicone enhances low temp serviceability

MASTER BOND MasterSil 157 two component silicone system suitable for potting and encapsulation applications, provides low viscosity and low exotherm. Product boosts electrical insulation properties and can cure in sections beyond 1 inch thick. Product is serviceable over the wide…
June 1, 2017 by Stephen Law

Alcohol/water-based flux enhances soldering results

EMIL OTTO EO-Y-003 is a hybrid flux containing as little as 10% alcohol, making it nearly a water-based product with enhanced soldering results. With all the properties of water-based fluxes, frost resistant product is low-consumption and easy to manage in…
May 30, 2017 by Stephen Law

Cyanocrylate adhesive combines dual bond and quick cure

NTE ELECTRONICS SureHold 78-22021 Helios Light Cure Cyanocrylate Adhesive combines a dual bonding technology and a premium high quality glue with a speedy light cure. Industrial strength product cures with UV/visible light in instant and photo-cure. Suitable for sensitive electronic…
May 30, 2017 by Stephen Law

Curtain to rise on EPTECH trade show in Vancouver

Trade show for members of electronics industry will be held at Molson Canadian Theatre on June 1st in Coquitlam BC - free attendance and free parking.
May 30, 2017 by Stephen Law

Development enclosure serves 3U, 6U or custom sized boards

PIXUS TECHNOLOGIES VPXD1000R development enclosure for 3U, 6U, or custom sized boards provides sidewalls that can be removed, allowing a system to be enclosed for thermal testing and the walls to be taken out for ease of access to boards…
May 29, 2017 by Stephen Law

Thermal imaging camera serves electronics test, development

FLIR ETS320 thermal imaging camera for electronics testing in engineering benchtop environments, analyzes the thermal characteristics of electronic components and printed circuit boards (pcbs). Unit combines a high-sensitivity thermal camera with an adjustable, hands-free table stand to provide consistent, non-contact…
May 25, 2017 by Stephen Law

Louvered fan guards simplify installation, maintenance

ORION FANS LFGS Series sliding and LFGH Series hinged louvered fan guards simplify installation and reduce maintenance time and cost. Heavy-duty products make it easier to access and change filters. Available to 8 microns, the louvered guard filters prevent dust and…
May 25, 2017 by Stephen Law

Customizable thermoelectric assemblies serve optical communications market

LAIRD ATC (Active Transceiver Cooler) Series of customizable thermoelectric assemblies (TEAs) provide thermal management in small form-factor pluggable (SFP) transceivers, serving the optical communications market. Each unit contains a temperature sensitive laser diode and the ability to transmit data at…
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.…