Self-Clinching Steel Locknuts Meet Demanding Locking Performance Requirements

July 17, 2007 11:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

PEM Tri-Dent self-clinching steel locknuts incorporate a unique locking feature to meet demanding locking performance requirements and promote reliability of locking threads for thin-metal component assemblies. Their TRI-DENT locking feature can achieve locking torque specifications ranging from (maximum torque) 5.75 in. lbs./0.67 N•m to 35 in. lbs./4 N•m and (minimum torque) 0.4 in. lbs./0.04 N•m to 3.75 in. lbs./0.30 N•m, depending on fastener thread size

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High Performance Semiconductor Packages

July 5, 2007 11:26 am | Product Releases | Comments

StratEdge announces its line of high performance semiconductor packages in hermetic versions. The packages fit applications for high speed digital (OC-48, OC-192, OC-768), mixed signal, broadband wireless, satellite, point-to-point and point-to-multipoint, VSAT and test in the aerospace, telecommunications, automotive and optoelectronics industries. The LCC family of packages is designed for

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Heat-Shrinkable Tubing

July 5, 2007 11:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

Tyco Electronics introduces its Raychem brand URHT heat-shrinkable tubing with an eight-to-one shrink ratio. The tubing is flame retardant, black, cross linked polyolefin tubing with an ultra high shrink ratio, making it suitable for applications where the tubing must conform to an oddly shaped substrate or fit over large objects like

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Independent Universal SMT Contact

July 5, 2007 11:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

ITT Electronic Components releases its series of independent universal range of SMT contacts that provides an electrical connection between a device and a PCB. Manufactured as a single piece stamped product, incorporating pre-load and anti-lift features, these contacts have been designed to replace traditional interfaces where the contact is custom designed into the component.

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Double Row SMT Strip Socket

July 5, 2007 10:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

Mill-Max introduces a double row SMT strip socket which accepts .025" to .037" diameter and .025" square pins. This double-row connector is offered standard in 4 (2 × 2) up to 100 (2 × 50) position configurations on .100" spacing. The .276" tall insulator is manufactured with high temperature thermoplastic suitable for reflow soldering operations. Each precision-machined receptacle contains a proprietary #47 contact clip that is rated at 4.5A per position.

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40 GHz Bandwidth Socket

July 5, 2007 10:17 am | Ironwood Electronics, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Ironwood Electronics introduces its DG-QFN40C-01 socket that is designed for a 5 mm × 5 mm package size, operating at bandwidths up to 40 GHz with less than 1 dB of insertion loss. The sockets are designed to dissipate up to several Watts without extra heat sinking, and they can handle up to 100W with a custom heat sink. The contact resistance is typically 3 m? per pin. The socket connects all pins and the optional center power pad with 40+ GHz bandwidth on all connections

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Low Profile FPC Connectors

July 5, 2007 10:09 am | Product Releases | Comments

Omron Electronic Components LLC announces its series of low profile FPC connectors that feature a rotary locking mechanism for easy operation and secure mounting in tight workspaces. These connectors are suitable for high-density tight packaging applications such as PDAs, cell phones, media players, digital cameras, video players..

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Crimping Tools for Industrial Applications

July 5, 2007 10:03 am | Product Releases | Comments

Omega Engineering, Inc. introduces its crimping tools that are designed for comfort with rubber embedded handles and heavy-duty precision ratchet action. These tools are suitable for many electrical and industrial applications including equipment maintenance, oil applications, paint/spray painting processes, construction, aircraft and marine material handling. They are also useful for the company’s thermocouple alloy pins and sockets.

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Interface Converters RS-232 to RS-422/485

July 5, 2007 7:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

OMEGA 's miniature IC11 converters provide the features required of high quality interface converters in a miniature package. The RS-232 to RS-422/485 converter can be selected for half/full duplex, and will allow transmission distances of up to 1220m (4000'). The converter allows data transfer rates up to 120 kbps.  Power is acquired directly from a computer's serial port, or using the included USB-plug cable. Applications include chemical, petroleum, water and environmental industries.

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Edge Connectors Available in Side Stackable and Polarized Versions

July 2, 2007 6:03 am | Product Releases | Comments

BlockMaster Electronics announced the CUF line of terminal connectors specifically designed for space-saving PCB edge mounting. These female connectors directly connect to a comb edged male connector built on an appropriate circuit board. Available in side stackable and polarized versions, the series insures better board contact through the presence of built-in hooks in the side stackable configuration

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Internally Ruggedized Medical Cable

June 18, 2007 12:33 pm | Product Releases | Comments

W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) launches an internally ruggedized medical cable that provides excellent durability while remaining lightweight and flexible. This technology improves crush, torque and kink resistance, extending cable life and reliability in demanding medical applications such as video endoscopy and powered surgical procedures. The cable design ensures reliable video images and consistent electrical performance where it is most critical

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Screwless PCB Terminal Blocks for Fast Connections

June 18, 2007 7:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

OKW Electronics introduced the CSTBV Series of Screwless PCB Terminal Blocks, which are manufactured by Camden Electronics. These UL and VDE approved terminal blocks feature a push-button actuator for fast wire connection and release without the need for fixing screws. This makes them suitable for applications that demand simple and fast assembly, or frequent servicing with disassembly and reconnection

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AdvancedTCA 14-Slot Shelf for Dense Computing Applications

June 18, 2007 5:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

Asis announced the Perform Series –14-slot AdvancedTCA shelf designed to the space and cooling demands of today's dense computing environments. Created for dense blade server environments, the shelf offers desirable computing density by its ability to fit three 14-slot, 12U shelves mounted in a standard 42U rack while maintaining critical cooling performance of 300W per slot

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Shielded Nano Connectors Reduce EMI/Noise

June 13, 2007 5:33 am | Product Releases | Comments

Omnetics announced that its metal Bi-lobe nano-miniature connectors are now available with patent pending sealed backshells and braided cable shielding to reduce crosstalk and EMI problems in today’s new high density electronic modules. The 25 mil pitch Bi-lobe connectors have been designed to and pass the specifications demanded by MIL-DTL-32139 for high shock, vibration and

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Connector Cordsets for Industrial Phone Connections

June 12, 2007 5:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

TURCK introduces its RJ11 overmolded connector cordsets for industrial phone connections. A polyurethane body provides integrated strain relief and tab protection for industrial environments. The cable features two shielded, twisted wire pairs, and it is available in standard and custom lengths. PVC cable jackets provide sunlight and oil resistance and are rated for 75°C.

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