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The Key to Choosing and Using a Proximity Sensor for Your Application

July 15th , 2011 → 8:06 am @

Proximity sensors, which are designed to detect the presence of nearby objects without any physical contact, have evolved from narrow application in industrial automation systems into broad use.  They can now be found in consumer and commercial equipment and products ranging from ATM and vending machines, to security systems, to all types of communication equipment – […]

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How to Dramatically Increase Relay Contact Life in Your Application

July 15th , 2011 → 8:06 am @

Relay contacts are available in a variety of metals and alloys, sizes, and styles; there is no such thing as a universal contact.  The relay user should select contact materials, ratings, and styles to meet (as precisely as possible) the requirements of a particular application.  Failure to do so can result in contact problems and […]

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The 5 Most Important Factors When Implementing Supplier Reduction and Achieving Simultaneous Cost Savings

June 27th , 2011 → 3:17 pm @

Implementing successful Supplier Reduction is a big animal.  Implementing significant Cost Savings is another big goal.  Both Strategies are at the top of the list with nearly all Equipment Manufacturers.  They are both challenging and critically important objectives and implementing and executing both of these strategies successfully at the same time presents extreme challenges.  DEE […]

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Piezoelectric Actuators Selection Guide/White Paper

June 24th , 2011 → 7:54 am @

Implementing tactile (haptic) feedback in electronic devices enhances the user’s experience.  It provides a sense of touch in a user-interface design and is the newest major interface on smartphones and other portable consumer electronic devices.  Several haptic technologies are available now, including but not limited to, vibration motor actuation, piezoelectric actuation, and electro-active polymer actuation.  […]

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The 7 Keys to Reducing Design Time

June 13th , 2011 → 8:30 am @

Design Engineers and Supply Management are both extremely busy people, constantly fighting the clock, organizational objectives and requirements, and scientific laws to complete design and redesign projects.  Very few people outside of the Engineering realm understand how complex the task is to take an idea to reality in a defined, and potentially compressed, timeframe.  There are a vast […]

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The 10 Most Important Considerations When Selecting an Audible Signal or Audible Alarm in Your Application

May 18th , 2011 → 12:13 pm @

These days, it seems that we are constantly being alerted with everything from beeps to buzzers.  Almost all electrical equipment contains some type of audible alarm device which notify us of events warranted by you, the manufacturer.  But what types of alarms are available?  And how does an engineer decide what specific alarm is best […]

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“The 7 Key Questions That Need to Be Answered to Select the Right Sensor”

April 26th , 2011 → 9:49 am @

Selecting an industrial Sensor can be a daunting task.  With so many sensing technologies and an endless variety of products in the market, how is it possible to quickly find that one ideal sensor for any given application?  Turns out, it’s not really so much a process of selecting the right sensor…it’s really about eliminating all the wrong […]

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The Most Important Factors in Selecting a Contact Block

April 13th , 2011 → 7:53 am @

A combination of many factors affect the dependability, life expectancy, and suitability of a contact block in any given application.  Understanding the most important of those factors can help you select the best switch for your needs.  In this FREE White Paper Report, you’ll gain a basic understanding of switch materials and properties, and how […]

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How to Design and Manufacture Lean Electrical Controls

March 10th , 2011 → 7:13 am @

How to Design and Manufacture Lean Electrical Controls

Competing on a global scale is forcing manufacturers to become more efficient and cost competitive.  More and more, engineers are being asked to lower cost and reduce content (parts, weight, power use, size, etc…) from applications.  LEAN is a method of eliminating waste, and it applies to every aspect of manufacturing, including design.  Dee offers […]

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6 Key Reasons Why You can Buy a Direct Part for Less Money from a Value-Added Integrator Than you Can Buying the Part Direct from the Manufacturer

March 8th , 2011 → 2:08 pm @

Free White Paper It is mainstream conventional wisdom that a company (OEM or CM) can purchase a component for a lower price or less money directly from the manufacturer of the component than from an intermediary such as a Value-Added Integrator.  And, although this may have been found to be the case on some occasions, […]

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