Industrial

Cree and ABB announce silicon carbide partnership for automotive solutions

Cree and ABB’s Power Grids business have announced a partnership to jointly expand the rollout of silicon carbide in the rapidly-growing high-power semiconductor market. The agreement incorporates the use of Cree’s Wolfspeed silicon carbide-based semiconductors into ABB’s comprehensive product portfolio, enabling Cree to broaden its customer base while accelerating ABB’s …

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Mouser Electronics named Distributor of the Year by Littelfuse

Mouser Electronics has been recognised as the 2018 High Service Distributor of the Year by Littelfuse. Littelfuse presented Mouser with the global award at the 2019 Electronic Distribution Show (EDS) in Las Vegas. This is the eighth year that Mouser has been honoured with the top award. “Mouser Electronics has been …

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New indexing plunger from FDB Panel Fittings

The new indexing plunger from FDB is spring-loaded for ease of set/reset to enable the quick and accurate location of covers and flaps, workpieces and panels in pre-defined positions. New from sales partner DIRAK, this plunger allows removal and accurate replacement of tooling, jigs and equipment – it may also …

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Altus supply solutions for component protection

Electronic components are becoming smaller and more complex. Miniaturisation brings with it complexities when protecting sensitive assemblies from external influences. Altus a leading distributor of capital equipment for the electronics assembly industry in the UK and Ireland, is addressing this concern with the help of its pre-eminent supplier, Rehm Thermal …

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HARTING and HIROSE are jointly driving the infrastructure for Single Pair Ethernet

HIROSE Electric Co. Ltd., Tokyo, and the HARTING Technology Group have entered into an agreement to jointly develop, standardise products and market a connection technology system for Single Pair Ethernet (SPE). “The joint development in the area of Single Pair Ethernet continues and consolidates the successful technology partnership of both …

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Marine electronics – And why it goes wrong

Water is easy to keep out of things – seals and plastics are excellent barriers. However, water vapour can permeate right through those same plastics and barriers almost as if they were not there and in large volumes. Once inside the vapour condenses, causes problems and is kept in the …

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Predictions for manufacturing: Industrial trends for 2019

Industry 4.0, the fourth industrial revolution or the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Regardless of the phrase used to describe digitalisation in manufacturing, there’s no denying that a shift has already taken place. But, is the age of industrial buzzwords coming to a grinding halt? Stefan Reuther, chief sales officer …

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Chassis Plans launches new “High Performance Computing” white paper 

Chassis Plans has created and posted a new white paper that explains what High Performance Computing is and why it is critical for many defence, military and industrial applications. High-performance computing (HPC) is the use of parallel processing for running advanced software application programmes more efficiently and faster. High-performance computing is …

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Adopting consumer technologies in the industrial sector – the challenges and opportunities

By Dermot Barry, General Manager of the ASIC & IP Division of Adesto Traditionally, there has been clear blue water between the diverse application areas for electronic products, primarily because each sector had its own requirements and its own criteria. As well as commercial pressures, factors such as safety and …

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Swissbit to exhibit at it-sa 2018

Swissbit AG, a leading manufacturer of industrial-grade flash memory solutions, will be exhibiting at it-sa in Nuremberg, Germany from 9th to 11th October 2018. The company will be showcasing its latest security products and their possible applications on booth 10.1-205 in Hall 10.1. With the USB-stick PU-50n DP and the microSD …

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