Batteries

Inseto invests in wedge bonder and launches two training courses

Inseto, a technical distributor of equipment and materials, has invested in a Kulicke & Soffa (K&S) Asterion wedge bonder. Located in Inseto’s Process Development Laboratory along with materials test and plasma cleaning equipment, the automatic bonder is suitable for the large-wire, fine-wire and ribbon bonding of hybrid circuits, semiconductor devices, …

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For high operating temperatures up to +155°C: Commercial IHLP® inductor in 7575 package from Vishay at Rutronik

Convincing parameters: Intended for computer, telecommunications and industrial applications, Vishay Dale‘s IHLP 7575GZ-51 inductor offers up to 30% smaller DCR values and up to 35% higher current-carrying capacity compared to components in the 6767 package. It also offers a 50% cost savings potential compared to those in the 8787 package. …

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Analog Devices’ wireless BMS helps Lotus cars redefine mobility in its electric vehicles

British performance brand Lotus Cars is planning to incorporate Analog Devices’ (ADI) wireless battery management system (wBMS) in its next-generation electric vehicle (EV) architecture. ADI’s wBMS was selected for its increased design flexibility, battery repairability and lighter weight. The engineering collaboration will enable Lotus to safely propel its future EV …

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Lincad’s BLOCS label printer makes global transportation of military batteries even easier

Lincad has developed a battery logistics and operational compliance system (BLOCS) that allows label printing of battery state of charge. It connects directly to compatible in-service Lincad battery conditioners and chargers and enables batteries for military equipment to be transported safely around the world with ease, in line with IATA …

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Low power asset tag brings five-year battery life to industrial asset management

onsemi, a leader in intelligent power and sensing technologies, has unveiled a new system solution that overcomes the main challenges associated with developing asset tracking tags. Battery life has been a major obstacle to asset tag adoption, particularly within industrial sectors where reducing maintenance efforts and associated costs are a …

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Nexeon to Lead New £1.5 Million SABRE Battery Project

Nexeon – the company developing advanced silicon materials for next generation lithium ion batteries – has had funding approved by Innovate UK for a significant new collaborative research initiative. The £1.5 million Silicon Anode Battery for Rapid Electrification (SABRE) project will develop battery cells with higher energy density, in response …

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Bus Stop Buttons Are Now Wireless & Battery-Free Using Energy Harvesting Technology from ZF

Thanks to the wireless and battery-free switch technology from ZF, there are various possible application fields to increase connectivity, flexibility, and convenience. Bus stop buttons are another smart application integrating the inductive RF generator module. The target is to avoid cabling (up to 100m) and expensive maintenance work caused by …

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Mascot further extends acclaimed Blueline power supply line-up

Mascot has further extended its class-leading Blueline portfolio of power supplies with the addition of the switch mode 3920 external PSU. The 3920 is medically certified in accordance with EN 60601-1 edition 3.1 (safety) and EN 60601-1-2 edition 4 (EMC) and has been designed to meet global power conversion requirements. …

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Innovate UK funding for lithium ion battery recycling

The surge in electric vehicles has created a need for effective lithium ion battery recycling in the UK. A solution is a step closer, as Fenix Battery Recycling, Ever Resource and the University of Birmingham have received £955K in grant funding to develop an innovative technology to make lithium ion battery recycling cleaner …

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HORIBA MIRA Announced as TOGG Partner for Pioneering Electric Vehicle

TOGG, Turkey’s Automobile Initiative Group comprising of five Turkish industry giants, has announced it will be working with UK-based engineering consultancy, HORIBA MIRA, as a key partner during the development of its pioneering electric SUV. The battery electric SUV unveiled last year, is Turkey’s first home-bred vehicle and represents the …

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