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CamdenBoss announces extensive new range of circular multi-pole IP68 connectors

CamdenBoss, manufacturer and distributor of performance engineered interconnection and enclosures, has launched a new premium range of circular multi-pole connectors that can offer IP68 sealing for use in a multitude of applications such as broadcasting, military, energy, marine, food processing, industrial, automotive and autosport, medical, oil and gas, rail, robotics …

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Manufacturing in a changing world: five changes IoT brings to manufacturing

From soap dispensers to mobile phones, bins to TVs and dog collars to smoke alarms – in today’s world everything is smart. In fact, just this morning I put the heating on without leaving the comfort of my bed. In the consumer world, advanced connectivity and innovations in technology are …

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Powering additive manufacturing

Experts in power conversion, Ideal Power Ltd, announce the availability of a brand-new line of AC-DC Power Supply Units (PSU’s) ideally suited to 3-Dimensional print applications. The 30WLC550 series is suitable for machines operating from 12-58 V DC and up to 550 W (forced air cooled). Equipped with a fan …

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Three tips for testing cabling

While we may like to think of the modern world as being wireless, cabling remains an important element in almost all electrical systems. It’s therefore essential that engineers know how to test cables effectively to ensure they are fit for purpose. Here, Matt Collins, business development manager at ide Systems, …

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Cressall announces global distribution deal with RS Components 

Leading resistor manufacturer Cressall, has signed a new global distribution agreement with electronic and industrial components distributor RS Components (RS), that will see items from its range of resistors and portable load bank units made available across the world. The new deal will enable industrial customers to purchase Cressall’s resistors and portable load banks from any of the 32 countries that RS operates in. …

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FCT’s broad product portfolio now in stock at TTI, Inc.

FCT’s broad product portfolio including a range of connectors, contacts, hoods, tools and more is available in Europe through TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components. A Molex company, FCT’s products also encompasses customised solutions meeting individual needs and providing design flexibility. FCT’s product range comprises of …

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Digi-Key announces common parts library update for KiCad EDA Tool

As part of their ongoing effort to offer engineers the best electronic design automation (EDA) tools and design aids, Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, announces the beta release of a library consisting of nearly 1,000 common parts for use by the open source, KiCad schematic capture and printed …

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British-made MIL-DTL-26482 connectors available on short lead times

Lane Electronics can supply standard and customer specified MIL-DTL-26482 circular connectors on very short lead times – as quickly as next day for many standard products. What’s more the LMH Series, MIL-DTL-26482 connectors can be specified and purchased through Lane’s online store at www.fclane.com/store Manufactured in the UK by Lane’s …

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NXP GreenBox development platform accelerates transition to hybrid and electric vehicles (HEVs/EVs)

NXP Semiconductors N.V., has announced the availability of its GreenBox vehicle electrification development platform. GreenBox allows automakers and suppliers to begin early development of next-generation hybrid and electric vehicle applications on NXP’s S32 automotive processing multicore platform based on Arm Cortex technology. With increasing regulatory restrictions on emissions and stricter …

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FDB power protection keeps the Network DC immune with K H Engineering

As long term contractors to Southern Rail/GTR, K H Engineering Services find themselves in frequent need to deal with protection of mains power equipment within areas of high DC power usage. This specialist protection is required for all electrical mains supplies likely to be used by the public – such …

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