Sanyo Denki AC and DC fans and blowers available globally

January 23, 2017

Sanyo Denki’s long life, high reliability rugged AC and DC fans and blowers are currently available for immediate shipment globally from Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor. Sanyo Denki produces fans with a high temperature range, long life, and environmental protection options, which dramatically increase the overall application life of many products and designs. “We are very excited to partner globally with Digi-Key,” said Stan Kato, President of Sanyo…


The Right Cup: It’s a matter of taste

December 23, 2016

Before, during and after the Christmas holidays this year, most people enjoy the excuse to eat, drink and be merry. But once the overindulging comes to a lackadaisical end, many of us look to the New Year as a time for resolutions and a strict regime for our health. Some will join the gym, some will take up a new sport, others will clean up their diet. All those health-conscious…


Liquid cooling and temperature control for semiconductor process equipment

Laird has developed custom cooling and temperature control systems for semiconductor fabrication equipment. The critical production tools used in semiconductor fabrication facilities must be reliable and easy to service to minimize downtime. Laird’s custom liquid cooling systems for semiconductor tools – which can include heat exchangers, pumps, sensors, thermoelectric modules, thermoelectric assemblies, thermoelectric chillers, compressors, flow controllers, temperature controllers, and more – are specifically designed to keep these tools running…

August 24, 2016

Thermal management solution offers precise temperature control

August 12, 2016

Laird has simplified the product selection and thermal design process by offering standard and custom thermal management solutions that offer precise temperature control to optimize the performance of liquid chromatography equipment. Depending on the heat load capacity requirements of the High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) equipment, these thermal systems are comprised of Laird’s advanced SR-54 series temperature controller in combination with either the Tunnel series or PowerCool series Thermoelectric Assemblies…


Higher intermediate rings accommodate USB connectors

August 9, 2016

Higher intermediate rings that can accommodate USB and micro USB connectors have been introduced by OKW, extending its MINITEC handheld enclosures range. MINITEC is suited for remote control systems, data recording, medical electronics, emergency systems, monitoring and alarms. MINITEC already offers a huge range of standard permutations thanks to its construction format. Each case features a top section, bottom section and an intermediate ring. This reduces the need for customization….


Conduction Cooled ATRs and Specialty Enclosures

May 4, 2016

Pixus Technologies has announced new conduction cooled chassis in the ATR format or in specialty Small Form Factor (SFF) designs. Enclosures formats are available for both OpenVPX and MicroTCA architectures. The Pixus conduction-cooled ATRs come in standard 1/2 and 3/4 sizes for 3U or 6U boards. There are also options for the MicroTCA.3 Hardened form factor as well as heat exchanged versions. The enclosures are designed to meet MIL-STD-704, MIL-STD-810G,…


Your next package label could be an interactive LED screen

April 11, 2016

Imagine receiving your much awaited delivery to find that the traditional paper label was replaced with an electronic screen — it may soon be possible. Researchers from the University of Sheffield have developed a new way of attaching electronic screens to paper-based packaging that can display messages to customers. The development could have a major impact on the packaging industry. The scientists teamed up with a technology company called Novalia to create a…


Pixus upgrades 13U ATCA Chassis

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March 17, 2016

Pixus Technologies has made several upgrades to its latest generation of AdvancedTCA (ATCA) enclosure system. The changes include new 40GbE backplane, shelf manager, and Power Entry Module (PEM) options. The Pixus PXS13X0 series AdvancedTCA chassis now comes with 40GbE backplane options to IEEE 40GBASE-KR4. Featuring patented RiCool III fans options, the chassis cools over 300W/slot while maintaining NEBS compliance and CPTA design guidelines. The enclosures also have new shelf manager…