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News
October 6, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Heilind partners with Mersen

Specialized interconnect distributor expands its global presence in circuit protection
Feature
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…
Product
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…
Product
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…
Feature
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…
Product
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…
News
September 15, 2017 by Stephen Law

Littelfuse to acquire IXYS Corp.

Acquisition significantly expands capabilities across high growth power semiconductor markets
News
March 29, 2016 by Stephen Law

Littelfuse acquires circuit protection biz of TE Connectivity

Littelfuse Inc. has successfully completed its acquisition of the circuit protection business of TE Connectivity Ltd. for USD$350-million in cash. The circuit protection business has a leading position in polymer-based resettable circuit protection devices, with a strong global presence in the…
Feature
March 24, 2016 by Timm West, senior applications engineer, E-T-A Circuit Breakers

Selecting the right circuit breaker for your application

Most designers have a pretty good idea of what a circuit breaker is and what it does; if you need a refresher, here’s a quick definition: A circuit breaker is an automatically operated electrical switch designed to protect an electrical…