Heatsink 101: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know Web Seminar – Mentor Graphics

Overview As the power density of electronics devices go up, so does the need for chip and system thermal management. One way to cool the components down is to add a heatsink. heatsinks uses conduction, convection and sometimes radiation to enhance the heat transfer from a hot surface to a cooler fluid. Many factors such […]

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WAGO Expands A-B® Free Add-On Instruction Software Suite

WAGO Corporation has added four new sets of code to its free Add-On-Instruction software suite (AOI). Created to extend Allen-Bradley® RS-Logix™ 5000 functionality, WAGO’s AOI offloads Allen-Bradley® ControlLogix®, CompactLogix® and DriveLogix® controllers. AOI also provides previously unavailable or cost-prohibitive specialty functions via WAGO-I/O-SYSTEM controllers, analog, digital and specialty modules. The new AOI supports WAGO’s Frequency

Dual-winding Inductors for High-current Applications

TT electronics BI Technologies has extended its HM78D family of dual-winding inductors with the introduction of a new model series offering higher inductance, better efficiency and superior current handling in a rugged, low cost part. The new HM78D-1210 series comes in 12.5mm footprint shielded SMD packages and, in common with other HM78D models, can be

TE Connectivity Launches KOAXXA RF Interconnects Product Family

TE Connectivity announces its next generation of RF products – the KOAXXA RF interconnects product family. This new offering from TE premieres with the launch of the KOAXXA SMA product line. “With our new redesigned SMA family, TE builds on its 60 years of RF experience by applying large-scale manufacturing methods that leverage TE’s core

Boker’s Offers Metric Washers in 2,000 Materials

Boker’s, Inc. announces metric washers are available in 2,000 materials. Via their easy-to-navigate website, users can browse Boker’s extensive flat washer offering in either millimeters or inches for enhanced application compatibility and ordering convenience. Through Boker’s online search tool, users can mandate washer criteria by selecting the appropriate unit of measurement and material, as well

WAGO IEC-Compatible TeleController and I/O-IPCs

WAGO Corporation’s IEC-compatible TeleControl PLC and four Linux-equipped I/O-IPCs are comprehensive solutions for both control and smart grid integration. These WAGO-I/O-SYSTEM components support IEC 60870-5-101 (serial transmission), IEC 60870-5-104 (TCP/IP-based communication) and IEC 61850 (substation protection/control). This permits use of one DIN-rail mount device for automation and IEC communication, conserving engineering resources.   Programmable via

Customizable SG1 Stringpot from Celesco

Celesco Transducer Products is now selling the SG1 – a slim, compact and low-cost stringpot that is now in stock, available for immediate delivery and can be completely customized to meet the specific needs an OEM has. The SG1 ships with a 10K-ohm potentiometer that provides a voltage divider output signal proportional to the position

Monitor for Web-Based Remote Surveillance of Environmental Conditions

The NEWPORT® iSD-TH environmental monitor provides Web-based remote surveillance of environmental conditions in critical applications such as clean rooms, laboratories, museums, warehouses, or any remote facility. With this new instrument from NEWPORT, users can view virtual charts and record Temperature, Relative Humidity and Dew Point over an Ethernet network or the Internet with no special

5-in-1 Autorange Digital Multimeter from Omega

Omega’s new HHM8229 5-in-1 autorange digital multimeter offers temperature, RH, sound, light and digital multimeter features all-in-one device. It features a large backlight LCD display for easy reading, auto power off, and an audible and visual illuminated warning for correct input jack connections. The HHM8229 can perform measurements of AC/DC voltage and current, resistance, frequency,

FORGE Drawer Power Connector from TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity has launched the new FORGE power drawer connector for high-current and high-voltage power supplies and power distribution systems. This blind-mateable connector, produced from a scalable mold platform, allows users to specify the connector configuration that best meets their design requirements. With a voltage rating of up to 1000V AC or DC, coupled with

Premium Reversible Drum Vac™ System from EXAIR

EXAIR’s new Premium Reversible Drum Vac™ System comes complete with a 30, 55 or 110 gallon drum, ready to use for your specific application. Its high powered vacuum fills a 55 gallon drum in less than two minutes. Then with the simple turn of a knob, the same stainless steel pump quickly empties the drum.

USB Data Acquisition Module from Omega

Omega’s new OM-DAQ-USB-2401 series of USB 2.0 full speed thermocouple/voltage input data acquisition modules are fully compatible with both USB 1.1 and USB 2.0 ports. This module is user programmable for type J, K, T, E, R, S, B, N thermocouples or voltage input and features 8 Differential or 16 Single-Ended Analog Inputs, 24 Bit

NS Series Touch Screen HMIs from Omega

Omega’s new NS series touch screen HMIs offer built-in Ethernet communications, exceptional alarming/recipe/ data-logging capabilities and live video input/display capabilities. The CE compliant NS series also allows you to monitor ladder programs without using a personal computer. The NS series is ideal for the automotive, Chemical and Plastics industries and monitors process temperature and pressure,

Splash & Vandal Proof Illuminated Pushbutton Switch

CIT Relay & Switch introduces the DH Series in 22mm and 25mm size. This newest addition to the CIT panel mount switch line is heavy-duty and rugged in construction – both splash and vandal proof. The DH series is available as momentary or latching in both SPST and DPST, normally open and normally closed. Flush

Monitor Temperature Over the Internet

Omega’s new iSD-TC series provides web based temperature monitoring in critical equipment and locations. The device accepts two thermocouple inputs (types J, K, T, E, R, S, B, C, N, L) triggers an alarm if temperature goes below or above the set point which can be sent by email. An alarm can also be triggered

Windjammer® Brushless DC Blowers from AMETEK

Windjammer® brushless DC blowers offer compact, low-noise, and long-life solutions ideally suited for a wide array of air-moving applications. The extensive standard product line includes low-voltage and high-voltage versions as well as bypass and thru-flow products. Sizes range from 3.0” to 5.7” to accommodate the most demanding design envelopes and application requirements. Low-voltage Windjammer blowers

ACU-RITE 3500i CNC Control

ACU-RITE’s 3500i CNC control has been designed with innovative, operator-oriented enhancements that will facilitate an intuitive transition for customers to the next generation of control technology. Based on the HEIDENHAIN NC kernel and processor technology, the 3500i features a touch-screen operator interface. This all new interface has allowed ACU-RITE to optimize program navigation, editing, creation,

WAGO I/O Devices Earn ATEX, IEC Ex Certifications

Nearly 30 couplers, controllers and I/O modules from WAGO Corporation’s WAGO-I/O-SYSTEM now carry ATEX and IEC Ex Certifications for operating in temperatures up to +60°C. This extends fieldbus-independent support of the WAGO-I/O-SYSTEM to a variety of hazardous apps in dust-laden process (corn/coal mills, cement and bio-gas plants) and energy management (gas/oil production) industries.   All-Inclusive:Although

Low Flow Air Process and Liquid Circulation Heaters from Omega

Omega’s new AHPF series heaters are used to heat low flows of air, gas, water, or aqueous solutions with air/gas flow up to 15 CFM and air/gas out temperature up to 430°C (800° F). This 316 Stainless Steel constructed heater can handle pressures up to 100 PSI and 50 watts per square inch. Applications include

IDEC’s LF1D LED Lighting Units IP69K Rated

With an IP69K rating, LF1D LED lighting units can now be used in environments requiring a high degree of protection from dust, as well as the ability to withstand high-pressure and high-temperature spray-downs. This rating makes them ideal for machine tools, food and beverage processing, bottling, pharmaceutical, transportation (road vehicles such as cement trucks that

Halogen-free Wire Duct from Phoenix Contact

Phoenix Contact now offers a halogen-free version of its wire duct product for use in high foot traffic areas. In addition, new rivets, riveting tools and a hand-held wire duct cutter make the wire duct easier to install. The halogen-free wire duct is designed for use in public areas that demand increased safety from toxic

Comprehensive Sensors Catalog from Pepperl+Fuchs

Pepperl+Fuchs introduces edition 1.0 of the company’s North American Sensor Catalog and Selection Guide. This nearly 1200 page resource details Pepperl+Fuchs’ complete family of capacitive, inductive, weld immune, special application, NAMUR, ultrasonic and photoelectric sensors. It also details the company’s rotary encoders, cordsets, special function devices and accessories. Complete product specifications, benefits, and ordering information

TE’s LGA 2011 Socket Designed for Intel Corporation’s Core i7 and Xeon 5 CPU Processors

TE Connectivity (TE) announces new surface-mount LGA 2011 socket for Intel Corporation’s Core i7 and Xeon 5 CPU processors. The contacts of TE’s new LGA 2011 socket include solder balls for surface mounting onto a printed circuit board (PCB). The product’s hex-ball array provides stronger housing and minimizes the space that the 2011 balls occupy.

Omega Introduces Dissolved Oxygen Meter

Omega’s new DOH-SD1 series is an innovative and easy to operate dissolved oxygen meter with a real time SD card data logger which sets it a part from other dissolved oxygen meters. This CE product features LCD with green light backlighting, altitude and salt adjustments, RS232/USB Interface (with optional cable), and automatic temperature compensation. Applications

Complete Range of IEC Contactors and Overloads from Carlo Gavazzi

Carlo Gavazzi introduces its new complete range of IEC contactors, overloads and accessories. The CC Series Contactors are available in eight frame sizes, ranging from 25 to 900Amps AC1 (up to 600 Hp at 480VAC). Contactors are available with a wide selection of AC and DC coil voltages, choice of screw or lug terminals on