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July 23, 2021

Bourns Innovative IsoMOV(tm) Protectors Offer Functionality and Protection Advantages in a More Robust Design

PR Newswire -- Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today introduced one of the most significant breakthroughs in MOV device design in decades, its IsoMOV(tm) protectors. The innovatively designed Bourns(r) IsoMOV(tm) hybrid...

July 23, 2021 06:10 PM

July 22, 2021

July 20, 2021

Molex Invests in the Future of Technology Through Robotics

Electronics -- Molex Blog - Recognizing student robotics as a powerful investment in our future workforce and society, Molex is proud to be a supplier-sponsor of the FIRST student robotics program.

Hawks on the Horizon (HOTH), from Horizon Science Academy McKinley Park...

July 20, 2021 03:22 AM

Another Odd Connector (and Another) You Should Know About

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - Looking for an odd connector to solve a design challenge? In a previous blog I wrote about some of the odd connectors in the Samtec aresnal that do just that. Today I'm highligting two more odd connectors that may also be just what you need...

July 20, 2021 03:21 AM

July 18, 2021

TAIYO YUDEN Commercializes the Electric Double-Layer Capacitor LT Series

PR Newswire -- TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD. announced the commercialization of its cylinder-type electric double-layer capacitor LT series featuring eight products, including the LT08202R7335 (φ8.0 x 20 mm, nominal capacitance 3.3 F). TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD....

July 18, 2021 05:39 AM

Odd Connectors That For Some Reason Are Popular

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - One of our most popular product lines is two-piece board stacking connectors, what we call "Flexible Stacking." If a designer is not familiar with our capabilities, I tell them that we have more ways to connect two or more boards than any...

July 18, 2021 04:38 AM

Watch Our Most Popular Product Demonstrations in This New Section

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - Samtec has a wide array of product demonstration videos that show off the capabilities of our products in real-time live recordings. We've recently released a new web experience that showcases some of the major product demonstrations we've...

July 18, 2021 04:36 AM

Samtec Releases Family of AcceleRate(r) HP High-Performance Arrays

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - Samtec Inc., a privately held $800 MM global manufacturer of a broad line of electronic interconnect solutions, proudly announces the release of next-gen AcceleRate HP High-Performance Arrays. AcceleRate...

July 18, 2021 02:34 AM

Global Survey Released by Molex: 'State of Industry 4.0'

Media -- eBOM - Molex, a global electronics leader and connectivity innovator, today announced the results of a global survey of Industry 4.0 manufacturing stakeholders driving advancements in robotics, complex machines and device or control systems. The findings...

July 18, 2021 02:06 AM

AVX Launches new 3-D Interactive Interconnect Application

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has launched a new 3-D interactive interconnect...

July 18, 2021 02:05 AM

July 14, 2021

TE Connectivity plans to acquire ERNI Group

Media -- Evertiq - Connectivity and sensor specialist TE Connectivity announces that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire ERNI Group AG.

July 14, 2021 03:42 PM

Safety Capacitors: A Look at X and Y, and Growth Market Analysis, 2021-2026

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - We take a collective look at X and Y capacitors in both ceramic and plastic film dielectrics - a market set to grow rapidly for onboard and wireless chargers used in battery electric vehicles and related line voltage markets.

July 14, 2021 03:13 PM

July 13, 2021

Aluminum electrolytic capacitors: TDK offers a new screw terminal series with high current capability and long service life

Electronics -- EPCOS - TDK Corporation presents the EPCOS aluminum electrolytic capacitors B43706* and B43726* series with screw terminals. The new components are designed for rated voltages between 400 V DC and 500 V DC and cover a capacitance range of 820 uF to 15,000...

July 13, 2021 04:13 PM

Mil/Aero Upcoming Webinars

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - Samtec offers flexibility in Military/Aerospace Applications through COTS (Commercial Off The Shelf) parts. When compared with traditional Mil/Aero suppliers, Samtec provides engineers and designers cost-effective COTS solutions with short...

July 13, 2021 04:13 PM

Industry 4.0: Where the Rubber Meets the Road

Electronics -- Molex Blog - Industry 4.0 is poised to fulfill our vision of digital manufacturing through the automation and connection of smart devices, machines and production processes capable of driving efficiency while reducing cost, risk and time-to-market. For...

July 13, 2021 04:12 PM

NIC Components: Multilayer Ceramic Chip Capacitors







Company: NIC Components

July 13, 2021 03:52 PM

Capacitors in tight supply as Malaysia continues lockdown

Media -- DIGITIMES - Due to a spike in COVID-19 cases, Malaysia has imposed indefinite extensions to movement control and a stricter lockdown in Selangor and parts of Kuala Lumpur. The industrial zones in Bandar Indahpura and Senai are in a 14-day total lockdown...

July 13, 2021 03:50 PM

July 12, 2021

EAO has introduced a new family of 56mm two-phase stepper motors

Media -- eBOM - Next generation 56mm stepper motors provide 40% higher torque and 3% higher efficiency

EAO has introduced a new family of 56mm two-phase stepper motors that offer up to 40% higher torque than existing models to reduce cycle times and improve positioning...

July 12, 2021 05:37 PM

"Design For" Thinking During New Product Development Improves Supply-Chain Resiliency

Electronics -- Molex Blog - The past year has brought a wide range of changes to the world and our lives. From the way we work to the way we shop and more, the pandemic has created major shifts in consumer behavior and expectations. As a result, connectivity across...

July 12, 2021 03:41 AM

Abracon Acquires Proant AB and Proant Asia Limited

Electronics -- Abracon News - Abracon is excited to announce two new acquisitions: Proant AB and Proant Asia Limited, privately held antenna suppliers headquartered in Umea, Sweden and Hong Kong, respectively. Combined, the two acquired companies form the ProAnt brand,...

July 12, 2021 03:40 AM

Abracon Acquires Proant Companies

Aspencore -- EPS News - Abracon, LLC (Abracon), an industry leader in passive components, today announced the successful acquisitions of Proant AB and Proant Asia Limited, privately held antenna suppliers headquartered in Umea, Sweden and Hong Kong, respectively.


July 12, 2021 01:31 AM

July 11, 2021

Samtec Offers Comprehensive 112 Gbps PAM4 Portfolio

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - Summer. Time for a break!

Whether "taking a vacation" or "on holiday", individuals and families are gearing up for the peak July/August travel season. Many will go to the beach. Others will take long road trips. Others prefer an escape...

July 11, 2021 11:07 PM

MLCC material maker PDC optimistic about 2H21 sales

Media -- DIGITIMES - Prosperity Dielectrics Company (PDC), which supplies ceramic powder materials to MLCC makers and also produces specialty MLCC, inductors and chip resistors, has enjoyed a drastic surge in orders for 5G base stations with order visibility clear...

July 11, 2021 10:01 PM

Littelfuse and Hirtenberger Automotive Safety Announce Product Development Joint Venture

Business Wire -- Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ: LFUS), an industrial technology manufacturing company empowering a sustainable, connected, and safer world, and Hirtenberger Automotive Safety, announced today a product development joint venture referred to as PYTIC,...

July 11, 2021 03:12 AM

Belden Inc. Issues Supplemental Notification of Data Breach

Business Wire -- Belden Inc. Issues Supplemental Notification of Data Breach

July 11, 2021 03:04 AM

July 06, 2021

Cool running Omron relay supports efficient PCS design for renewable micro-power installations

Neesham PR -- Omron Electronic Components Europe today announced a compact, efficient 800VAC / 200A high power relay aimed at power conditioners (PCS) associated with renewable micro power generation as well as inverters and UPS...

July 06, 2021 05:14 PM

Murata: MLCC market is expected to grow by more than 10% in the next three years

Media -- SemiMedia - According to the Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun, Murata's president Norio Nakajima said in an interview that at least in the next three years, the growth rate of the overall MLCC market is expected to remain above 10%, and Murata will continue to increase...

July 06, 2021 03:42 PM

Balancing of Supercapacitors

Aspencore -- Power Electronics - Supercapacitors (SCs) generally operate at low voltages of about 2.7 V. To achieve higher operating voltages, it is necessary to build up a cascade of SC cells connected in series. Due to variations in capacitance and insulation resistance...

July 06, 2021 03:36 AM

OMRON Launches Low-heat-generating, High-power PCB Relay "G9KA" with Industry-leading Ultra-low Contact Resistance

PR Newswire -- OMRON Corporation based in Kyoto, Japan, announced the global release of the G9KA High-Power PCB Relay on July 1, 2021. This product improves the power generation efficiency of PV generation systems by minimizing energy loss caused by heat...

July 06, 2021 03:32 AM

AVX Launches New Best-In-Class Prizmacap(tm) Supercapacitors

Electronics -- AVX - Ideal for an array of SWaP-optimized, battery-powered products, the new SCP Series PrizmaCap supercapacitors have the widest operating temperature range of any available supercapacitor technology, the highest capacitance and energy density of any...

July 06, 2021 02:22 AM

Detection and Control - Radar in Use

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - The popular concept of radar can be seen in a hundred movies - a group of serious-looking controllers studies a circular screen intently in a darkened room. They could be civilians or soldiers, but the sweeping radar display is very familiar...

July 06, 2021 02:18 AM

July 05, 2021

Souriau 8STA high performance, harsh environment, circular connectors

Media -- Components in Electronics - Lane Electronics, a distributor for many of the industry's major electrical and electronic connector manufacturers, are an added value "assembling distributor" for Eaton's high performance Souriau 8STA circular connectors.


July 05, 2021 09:22 PM

July 03, 2021

Asian lockdown creates global MLCC capacitor shortage

Media -- eeNews Europe - The extension to Malaysia's Movement Control Order 3.0 has created a risk of a shortage of multilayer ceramic capacitors says TrendForce A severe shortage of Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors (MLCCs) is coming as the result of the extended...

July 03, 2021 10:42 PM


Media -- eBOM - AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has launched a superlative new series of standard and custom supercapacitors engineered to provide...

July 03, 2021 09:11 PM

Malaysian lockdown expected to obstruct MLCC supply

Media -- Evertiq - The indefinite extension of Malaysia's MCO (movement control order) 3.0 has posed severe challenges for the global MLCC market, according to TrendForce's latest investigations.

July 03, 2021 09:04 PM

Yageo to wholly own Chilisin

Media -- DIGITIMES - Yageo on June 30 announced that it will wholly own inductor maker Chilisin Electronics, an existing member of the Yageo Group, through acquiring all outstanding common shares of Chilisin via stock swap at an exchange of one Chilisin share...

July 03, 2021 09:04 PM

July 02, 2021

Vishay introduces new wet tantalum capacitors to save board space and improve reliability

Media -- SemiMedia - Vishay Intertechnology recently introduced a new series of HI-TMP(r) surface-mount wet tantalum capacitors with high operating temperatures to +200 C in the compact C case code. Offering a smaller size and footprint than equivalent through-hole...

July 02, 2021 03:18 AM

June 30, 2021

Littelfuse Named One of the Best Places to Work in Illinois for Tenth Consecutive Year

Business Wire -- Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ: LFUS), an industrial technology manufacturing company empowering a sustainable, connected, and safer world, announced it has been named as one of the 2021 "Best Places to Work in Illinois" in the large employer category....

June 30, 2021 07:09 PM

June 29, 2021

Speed and Reliability in Next-Generation GDT Technology

Electronics -- Bourns Blog - Gas Discharge Tubes (GDTs) have been around for more than a century due to their surge protection performance and dependability. What if you could combine the historical robustness, reliability, and long life of GDTs with faster reaction...

June 29, 2021 06:29 PM

June 28, 2021

Overvoltage protection: TDK offers extremely small TVS diodes with extremely low capacitances and clamping voltages

Electronics -- EPCOS - TDK Corporation has extended its range of TVS (transient voltage suppression) diodes characterized by their extremely low capacitance values for bidirectional overvoltage protection to include the ULC series (Ultra Low Clamping & Capacitance).

June 28, 2021 05:53 PM

New Vishay Intertechnology SMD HI-TMP(r) Wet Tantalum Capacitors

Media -- eBOM - For Oil Exploration, Military, and Aerospace Applications, Devices Feature Operation to +200 C, Increased Thermal Shock Capabilities, and Longer Life to 2,000 Hours

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) introduced a new series of HI-TMP(r)...

June 28, 2021 03:49 PM

June 26, 2021

Tantalizing tantalum: Improving MEMS thermal actuators and sensors

Life -- Phys.org - Accelerometers in mobile phones, microprocessors in laptops, and gyroscopes that balance drones each rely on microelectromechanical systems, or MEMS for short. Within these small systems are even smaller devices, called actuators and sensors,...

June 26, 2021 02:56 AM

June 25, 2021

Lead times for aluminum capacitors prolonged to over 20 weeks

Media -- DIGITIMES - Delivery lead times for aluminum electrolytic capacitors have been prolonged to over 20 weeks, as demand continues to strengthen for applications ranging from power supply units, servers, automotive and GPU to industrial control equipment,...

June 25, 2021 11:12 PM

Open Compute Project Connectors

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - The Open Compute Project (OCP) is a collaborative community focused on redesigning hardware technology around the IT infrastructure. The goal is to make the data center more efficient, flexible, and scalable. While Samtec does not actively...

June 25, 2021 02:09 AM

Dedication to Quality Earns Molex Philippines Plant Ford Q1 Status

Electronics -- Molex Blog - Molex has supported the automotive industry for nearly a century, and that opportunity leaves us with many lessons. One that has always been clear: Ford Motor Company consistently upholds some of the most stringent standards in the industry...

June 25, 2021 02:08 AM

June 24, 2021

The Case for Ceramic Capacitors in Electric Vehicle DC-DC Converters

Electronics -- AVX - The Case for Ceramic Capacitors in Electric Vehicle DC-DC Converters

The emergence and future ubiquity of electric vehicles have created one of the most demanding application spaces for capacitors across...

June 24, 2021 05:49 PM