Electronic Products & Technology


May 4, 2019 by Stephen Law

Thermal material delivers 5G protection

LAIRD PERFORMANCE MATERIALS CoolZorb 5G hybrid thermal & EMI absorber material supports 5G handheld devices and network infrastructure applications. Product is specifically designed for the millimeter wave (mmWave) and microwave frequencies that 5G will implement. The multifunctional product serves as…
May 3, 2019 by Stephen Law

Diode arrays deliver ultra-low capacitance protection

LITTELFUSE Two series of bidirectional TVS Diode Arrays (SPA Diodes) provide ultra-low capacitance protection from ESD for ultra high-speed interfaces. AEC-Q101-qualified devices outperform polymer-based technologies and spark gaps. Model SP3208-01UTG is mechanically optimized to deliver consistently ultra-low capacitance (nominally 0.08…
April 30, 2019 by Aculon Inc.

Solving water damage to electronics

Here are some new ways to solve this multi-billion dollar issue facing electronic designers
April 18, 2019 by Stephen Law

Rocker activated switch/circuit breaker is IP65 rated

E-T-A CIRCUIT PROTECTION 3120-N series IP65 rated rocker activated switch and thermal circuit breaker combination unites overcurrent protection and the function of an ON/OFF switch within a single component. The trip element is a thermal bimetal. Product series is suitable…
April 18, 2019 by Stephen Law

TCO devices boost current capacity in small package

BOURNS SC series of miniature Thermal Cutoff (TCO) devices are lighter, smaller and offer high current capacity up to 13A at 25°C. Product family matches the small space and over-temperature protection needs in next-generation Lithium-ion (Li-Ion) battery cells and USB…
February 11, 2019 by Stephen Law

Integrated fuse delivers compact overvoltage protection

TDK EPCOS ThermoFuse NT14 and NT20 series of fuse protected varistors provide compact overvoltage protection and a footprint that fits into existing circuit board layouts. NT14 series (disk diameter 14mm) absorb maximum surge currents with an 8/20-μs pulse of 6kA…
January 30, 2019 by Stephen Law

Surface mount PTC resettable fuse speeds trip times

HEILIND ELECTRONICS Bel Fuse-Circuit Protection 0ZCN Series surface mount resettable positive temperature coefficient (PTC) fuses are designed using polymeric materials containing conductive filler bonded between two conductive, planar terminations. When a tripped resistance is reached, device will reset only after power…
January 27, 2019 by EP&T Magazine

Peerless expands international industrial marketplace

Peerless Electronics Inc., Bethpage NY, a leading stocking distributor of switches, relays and circuit breaker products, has added Allied Moulded Products, CBI Electric, EXM, Picker Components and Mechatronics to its industrial sector product offering.  “Our industrial market sector presence is…
September 11, 2018 by Stephen Law

Resettable over-temperature protection devices boost LiP

LITTELFUSE MHP–TAC Metal Hybrid PPTC – thermal activated compact resettable over-temperature protection devices connect a PPTC (Polymeric Positive Temperature Coefficient) device in parallel with a bimetal protector (a resettable thermal cut-off device) to protect the high-capacity lithium-ion polymer (LiP) and…
August 28, 2018 by Stephen Law

SDB DIP switches save space on pcb layouts

C&K SDB DIP switches provide solution for applications that require a low-profile switch for space savings on printed circuit board layouts. Device has a high operating life cycle under load and comes in thru-hole or surface mount models with additional…
June 29, 2018 by Stephen Law

Fuses combine extreme current limitation with balanced performance

LITTELFUSE POWR-SPEED PSR Series High-Speed Square Body Fuses come in two new case sizes (70 and 73) along with new intermediate ratings in sizes 71 and 72. Product series of square body fuses combines extreme current limitation, enhanced cycling capability…
May 17, 2018 by Stephen Law

ESD protection products guard mobile devices

BOURNS Model CG0201MLC ChipGuard ESD protection product delivers ultra-low capacitance (0.2 pF) in a miniature 0201 package, which meets ongoing performance and small footprint requirements in space-constrained mobile applications. Device meets IEC 61000-4-2, Level 4 (±8 kV contact/±15 kV air…