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December 04, 2023

December 03, 2023

Semco's MLCC sees the light with AI smartphones and automotive applications

Media -- DIGITIMES - The economic downturn has caused the demand for multi-layer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) to enter a downturn that it's unlikely to recover from before the end of 2023. It's reported that Semco, a company specializing in MLCC, has been focusing...

December 03, 2023 08:02 AM

Sample-Size Lot Screen Testing Saves Time and Money

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - Many military and/or aerospace designs require production lot testing of components in order to determine if the parts are quality compliant. These full-lot tests can be time consuming and expensive. For some applications, it is possible...

December 03, 2023 07:37 AM

Samtec's new 2024 catalogue

Media -- Dataweek - Samtec has released its catalogue for the 2024 period, which has over 50 new product series and is categorised into six solution blocks.

December 03, 2023 06:54 AM

Selecting a Connector Vendor Among the Top 10 in World Sales

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Selecting an elite connector company is a formidable task, contingent upon product and service offering, speed of delivery, pricing, quality, dependability, customer service and more. This article focuses on the top 10 companies in world...

December 03, 2023 12:14 AM

November 26, 2023

Examining the Impact of Falling EV Battery Prices

Media -- EE Power - Electric vehicle battery prices are predicted to fall by 40 percent, but what does it mean for the industry?

November 26, 2023 01:28 AM

Multilayer ceramic capacitors are safety-certified

Aspencore -- EDN - Kyocera AVX has released the KGK series of Class X1/Y2-compliant capacitors and the KGH series of Class X2-compliant capacitors, both rated at 250 VAC. The multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) in both series meet EN 60384-14, IEC 60384-14, and...

November 26, 2023 12:28 AM

Bourns(r) Releases New Current Sense Transformers

Electronics -- Bourns Blog - Bourns(r), a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, has recently released their latest Model PCS020 and PCS040 series of Current Sense Transformers. These new transformers are designed to be used in a variety of applications,...

November 26, 2023 12:15 AM

Harmonizing Culture, Service, and People at Samtec

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - In the dynamic landscape of modern corporations, the essence of an organization often resides in the collective spirit of its people and culture. Companies like Samtec, that prioritize fostering a vibrant culture, often stand out for their...

November 26, 2023 12:15 AM

TDK releases noise suppression filters for audio lines of high sound quality devices

Media -- SemiMedia - TDK Corporation announced the launch of the MAF1005FR series of compact noise suppression filters with dimensions of 1.0 mmx 0.5 mmx 0.5 mm. These multilayer chip components are designed to improve sound quality...

November 26, 2023 12:08 AM

November 25, 2023

Littelfuse Unveils SSA Series Current Shunt Resistor Solution for High-Performance Current Sensing

Media -- eBOM - Provides more accurate current measurement and control for automotive and industrial applications

Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ: LFUS), an industrial technology manufacturing company empowering a sustainable, connected, and safer world, announced the...

November 25, 2023 10:19 PM

Passive components maker Kaimei expects sales growth in 2024

Media -- DIGITIMES - Aluminum capacitor and resistor maker Kaimei Electronics, an affiliate of Yageo, expects sales to return to growth in 2024.

November 25, 2023 10:18 PM

November 21, 2023

Samtec's Interactive Demo Rooms Welcoming Global Innovators

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - As we enter the season of gratitude and reflection, we extend a warm welcome to our valued customers around the globe. Just as Thanksgiving here in the States brings families together around a table, we invite you to feast your eyes on innovative...

November 21, 2023 04:07 AM

KYOCERA AVX Unveils Safety-Certified MLCC Capacitors up to 6kV Pulse Capability

Media -- Passive Components News - KYOCERA AVX, a leading global manufacturer of advanced electronic components engineered to accelerate technological innovation and build a better future, has expanded its extensive portfolio of commercial surface-mount MLCCs...

November 21, 2023 03:58 AM

TE Connectivity Cleared to Acquire Shares of Schaffner Holding

Media -- Passive Components News - TE Connectivity Ltd. published the provisional interim result of the public tender offer for all publicly held shares of Schaffner Holding after the end of the offer period. All regulatory clearances for the settlement of the...

November 21, 2023 03:57 AM

November 20, 2023

KYOCERA AVX Adds Safety-Certified Capacitors to its Extensive MLCC Product Portfolio

Electronics -- AVX - The new NP0/C0G and X7R KGK Series Class X1/Y2 and KGH Series Class X2 safety-certified capacitors deliver high reliability, stability, and capacitance in small case sizes and feature a slate of global certifications that enables broad employment...

November 20, 2023 07:36 AM

The New 2024 Catalog

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - It's the best time of the year - the holidays are coming and Samtec's new 2024 catalog is here! It features over 50 new product series, so get out your pens and start circling what's going on your Christmas list!

The catalog is categorized...

November 20, 2023 07:01 AM

Inductors: TDK offers sample kit for the ERU 33 series of compact high-current chokes

Electronics -- EPCOS Press - TDK Corporation presents a sample kit for the B82559A*A033 series of shielded EPCOS ERU 33 high-current chokes. The sample kit (ordering number: B82559X033) contains two pieces of each of the six standard types of this series.

November 20, 2023 07:01 AM

MLCC Growth to Slow Through 2024

Aspencore -- EPS News - TrendForce reports that global demand for MLCCs is set to experience a period of slow growth from 2023 to 2024. With limited opportunities for industry growth, the demand for MLCCs in 2023 is estimated to be around 4.193 trillion units, with...

November 20, 2023 06:35 AM

The Samtec Transmission Line Podcast

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - Samtec is excited to introduce our first podcast series. The Samtec Transmission Line Podcast is hosted by Samtec's own Matt Burns and David Pike.

Each episode will feature a guest who will chat with Matt and David on one of...

November 20, 2023 06:21 AM

Modest growth for global MLCC market predicted

Media -- Evertiq - TrendForce reports that global demand for MLCCs is set to experience a period of slow growth from 2023 to 2024.

November 20, 2023 06:14 AM

Free-of-Charge Passive Components "Scrub" Survey

Media -- eBOM - BEC Distribution has announced the availability of its Free-of-Charge Passive Components Scrub Survey. All of the current passive components in a customer's products are analysed, flagging up EoLs and areas where cost savings could be made, recommending...

November 20, 2023 05:28 AM

More spring contact height options

Media -- Electronics Sourcing - Harwin has added four new height options to its multi- directional spring contact range, which now spans 4.00 to 10.00mm. The S1921-46R and S1931-46R have free heights of 4.00 and 5.50mm respectively, while the S1981-46R and...

November 20, 2023 04:42 AM

November 13, 2023

The Role of Components in Safety and Reliability

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - The industrial world creates a dangerous workplace. From the highly automated factory floor to heavy industries such as mining, it is vital that we apply standards that ensure workers and equipment are kept safe from harmful conditions,...

November 13, 2023 02:05 AM

Molex boost European manufacturing with new Polish campus

Media -- Evertiq - connectivity solutions provider Molex is launching a major expansion of its global manufacturing footprint with the opening of a new campus in Katowice, Poland.

November 13, 2023 02:01 AM

Murata to build new Japanese ceramic capacitor R&D centre

Media -- Evertiq - Fukui Murata Manufacturing, a manufacturing subsidiary of Murata, will establish a new research and development base, a "ceramic capacitor R&D centre", near Echizen-Takefu Station in Fukui Prefecture.

November 13, 2023 02:00 AM

Connectors enabling high tech agriculture

Media -- Electronics Sourcing - In this article, Samtec explains how connectors proven in harsh automotive applications are now supporting the development of vertical farming applications

Intelligent Growth Solutions is an innovator in vertical farming. Based...

November 13, 2023 01:48 AM

SMPM Axial Misalignment? We Can Fix That.

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - Samtec has fully released its line of spring-loaded SMPM adaptors (also known as bullets or bullet adaptors), for SMPM axial misalignment. They are part of our PRFIA in-series adaptor family. Spring-loaded bullet adaptors are designated...

November 13, 2023 12:43 AM

Molex Reveals Global State of Reliability and Hardware Design Survey Results

Media -- eBOM - More than half of the survey participants assert that reliability drives brand loyalty

Top reliability challenges include adequate time for testing, supplier quality, cost and correlation of product design attributes to their impact on reliability


November 13, 2023 12:38 AM

Samsung Electro-Mechanics extends C0G MLCC line-up from 50V to 250V

Media -- eBOM - In line with demand for a broader choice of multi-layer ceramic capacitor (MLCC) solutions for automotive system manufacturers, Samsung Electro-Mechanics is unveiling its new CL10C102JE81PN#, a device that extends the company's C0G portfolio from...

November 13, 2023 12:30 AM

Murata builds new ceramic capacitor R&D center

Media -- SemiMedia - Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. announced that its manufacturing subsidiary Fukui Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. will establish a new R&D base "Ceramic Capacitor R&D Center" near Echizen-Takefu Station in Fukui...

November 13, 2023 12:27 AM

November 08, 2023

Enhancing Spot Welding Efficiency and Precision with Bourns IGBT Technology

Electronics -- Bourns Blog - Spot welding, a common process in the manufacturing industry, involves the joining of two metal surfaces through the application of heat and pressure. This technique is used widely in automotive, aerospace, electronics, and various other...

November 08, 2023 05:56 AM

ROHM Develops the Industry's Smallest 01005/0402 Silicon Capacitors

Media -- Passive Components News - ROHM has developed new industry's smallest 01005 size silicon capacitors - the BTD1RVFL series. The devices are increasingly being adopted in smartphones and wearable devices. Silicon semiconductor processing technology cultivated...

November 08, 2023 05:42 AM

HARTING celebrates production launch in Vietnam

Media -- ELE Times - To date, the family-owned company has opened 44 national subsidiaries and 14 production plants around the world. Now, another location is being added: with immediate effect, connectors and pre-assembled solutions will also be manufactured...

November 08, 2023 05:38 AM

November 07, 2023

Murata launches "world's smallest and thinnest" 1uF as LW reversed MLCC for automotive

Media -- Components in Electronics - Murata has extended their lead in the manufacture of multi-layer ceramic capacitors for automotive applications with the release of their LLC series. The components feature a reversed termination for low ESL and are in a "world's-first"...

November 07, 2023 06:49 AM

Technical Article: Controlled Self-Healing of Power Film Capacitors

Electronics -- AVX - In high voltage, high energy applications such as electric trains and solar power grids, the safety and reliability of capacitors are paramount. Catastrophic failures...

November 07, 2023 06:47 AM

Empowering Women into STEM Fields

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - In high school math and science were not my strongest subjects. I struggled learning algebra and geometry. As a senior and preparing for my future career, I was certainly not interested in engineering, math, or science. Looking back,...

November 07, 2023 06:46 AM

Safety Considerations for Acetonitrile SuperCapacitors

Electronics -- AVX - Advancements in SuperCapacitor design and manufacturing have made them a mainstay component in power supplies and backup systems that require high power...

November 07, 2023 05:16 AM

November 03, 2023

TDK presents world's first SMD inrush current limiter

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - TDK Corporation (TSE:6762) has developed the J404, the world's first* surface-mountable inrush current limiter (ICL) based on PTC (positive temperature coefficient) technology. Designed for DC voltages...

November 03, 2023 03:32 AM

Samtec Releases Analog over Array(tm) Reference Designs

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - Samtec, Inc., the service leader in the connector industry, has enhanced its open-pin-field arrays to simultaneously run analog, digital, and power signals. New reference designs allow Samtec's proven...

November 03, 2023 03:32 AM

November 02, 2023

Littelfuse Releases Innovative eFuse Super Capacitor Protection ICs for Backup Power Charging Applications

Media -- Electronics Maker - Provides efficient power management for high operating voltage systems in handheld, portable devices

Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ: LFUS), an industrial technology manufacturing company empowering a sustainable, connected, and safer...

November 02, 2023 04:56 AM

KYOCERA AVX Multilayer Organic Filters Deliver Best-in-Class Performance in RF Applications

Electronics -- AVX - LP Series MLO low-pass filters, HF Series MLO high-pass filters, and BP Series MLO band-pass filters consistently outperform standard silicon and ceramic filters and help RF design engineers satisfy sustained market demand for smaller, more capable...

November 02, 2023 04:54 AM

STEPCon23 - Sustainability Education

Electronics -- Bourns Blog - Bourns is committed to helping young people explore and engage with STEM education. Each year we host STEPCON, a STEM educational conference where students can engage in the world of STEM via a live Science Show and hands-on activities from...

November 02, 2023 04:52 AM

The Challenge of Vertical Farming - Part 2

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - In the first article of this series about vertical farming, we looked at the trends that have led to the emergence of this new technology. The challenges of a growing global population, climate change and competing uses for agricultural...

November 02, 2023 04:50 AM

Littelfuse Reports Third Quarter Results for 2023

Business Wire -- Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ: LFUS), a diversified, industrial technology manufacturing company empowering a sustainable, connected, and safer world, today reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2023: Net sales of $607.1 million...

November 02, 2023 04:49 AM

Murata Launches World's Smallest and Thinnest 1uF as LW reversed MLCC for Automotive

Media -- eBOM - Murata has extended their lead in the manufacture of multi-layer ceramic capacitors for automotive applications with the release of their LLC series. The components feature a reversed termination for low ESL and are in a world's-first 0.18mm profile...

November 02, 2023 04:32 AM

Pasternack Unveils Line of Electromechanical Relay Switches

Media -- eBOM - Durable New Quartz Fusion Series Offers High Power Handling over High Frequencies

Pasternack, an Infinite Electronics brand and a leading provider of RF, microwave and millimeter-wave products, introduces its trailblazing quartz fusion series of...

November 02, 2023 04:31 AM

TDK releases industry's lowest profile inductors for power circuits

Media -- SemiMedia - TDK Corporation recently announced the launch of its new PLEA85 series of high-efficiency power inductors, developed specifically to reduce runtime in battery-powered wearables and other devices. The new series...

November 02, 2023 04:31 AM