4 Key Steps to Properly Manage EOL (End of Life) Parts – Free Report

April 18th , 2013 → 1:10 pm @

End of Life (EOL) issues are something that every Original Equipment Manufacturer Engineer, Buyer, Purchasing and Materials Manager, and Supply Manager have to deal with on a weekly basis.  Although parts going End of Life is unavoidable, because everything comes to an end, there are proactive and strategic steps that can be taken to better […]

Category : Engineering and Technical White Papers / Purchasing / Materials Management Whitepapers / Supply Management White Papers / White Papers

How to Avoid Wire/Cable Failures in Your Application

April 17th , 2012 → 3:14 pm @

In today’s world of sophisticated electronics, cable failure is not an option.  There is no acceptable level of downtime and no one can afford to replace expensive machinery years before its predicted lifespan.  Many of the problems that surround cable failure, especially in extreme and harsh operating environments, could have been avoided by selecting the […]

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How to Select a Temperature Sensor

March 21st , 2012 → 4:40 pm @

There are many variables to consider when selecting the right temperature sensor for your application, but there is a wide variety of temperature sensors out there from which to choose a product too.  There is no single answer that is right for everyone.  Which solution is best suited for your application?  DEE offers a Free whitepaper report that […]

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How to Avoid the Three Ways Power Surges Can Cause Equipment Damage

March 16th , 2012 → 1:28 pm @

Modern industrial, commercial, and residential life depend on the availability of electricity.  The electricity supplied must be at a level of quality to facilitate efficient performance of today’s sensitive electronic equipment.  Our dependence on electricity and the prevalence of more and more sensitive electronics make a reliable source of high quality power essential to modern […]

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Comparing Copper vs. Aluminum Conductors and Buss Bars in Electrical Equipment

February 28th , 2012 → 2:23 pm @

The debate over the pros and cons of aluminum vs. copper conductors has been discussed for many years.  Many of the concerns are based on old information and also misinformation.  These concerns center on the very different properties of the two materials and their suitability for application within the Electrical Equipment Industry.  Reliable performance from […]

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How to Manage Temperature and Thermal Issues in High-Power LED Module Lighting Applications

February 14th , 2012 → 6:40 pm @

As the pressure increases to fit as much functionality, and thus circuitry, into the smallest space possible continues to rise, as well as the demand for a reduction in power consumption, so too do the challenges of the associated thermal design.  LED technology has been gaining much attention as a solution in many applications.  LEDs […]

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12 Mistakes to Avoid When Selecting Circuit Protection for Your Application

December 21st , 2011 → 6:03 pm @

Dee Electronics has made available a White Paper Report outlining the 12 biggest mistakes to avoid when selecting Circuit Protection or Circuit Breakers for your application.   It’s only a circuit breaker, right?  Yet there is enough complexity and confusion when it comes to specifying circuit protection that many engineers are designing equipment with too little […]

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The Key Advantages of Snap Action Switch/Sensors

December 8th , 2011 → 4:43 pm @

When it comes to performance, snap action switch/sensor technology definitely has been field-proven.  Its simple operating premise has survived decades of technological improvements and demanding environments.  Why?  Because it works.  When choosing a switch for an application, snap action should unquestionably be considered.  Besides its track record, the technology offers a long mechanical life.  Of […]

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Find More Space in Your Control Panel: Tap Rules for Molded-Case Circuit Breakers: Adhering to UL Standard 508A, NEC Section 409

November 23rd , 2011 → 6:45 am @

Learn how to apply multiple branches and multi-wire terminals with circuit breakers in industrial control panels in accordance with Underwriters Laboratories (UL) standard 508A and the National Electrical Code (NEC), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA 70-2011).  Molded-case circuit breakers are used for the main overcurrent protective device (OCPD) and the main disconnecting means for an […]

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The Key Criteria You Need to Use to Select Cabling for Your Application

October 25th , 2011 → 6:05 pm @

Cables are often the last component considered during system designs.  In many situations, cables are really the system’s lifeline—if a cable goes down, the entire system can stop.  For example, if the cable system used for data transmission in a spacecraft fails, the communication between the craft and mission control could be lost.  Cable reliability […]

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