Low Profile Interconnect Solution Supports Demanding Design Constraints and Enables Feature-Rich Applications at a Reduced Overall Cost

July 24th , 2011 → 9:36 am @

Low Profile Interconnect Solution Supports Demanding Design Constraints and Enables Feature-Rich Applications at a Reduced Overall Cost

Interconnect Clip Firmly Secures Circuit-to-Board Connections – Bringing More Value to OEMs and Their Customers Recently Released interconnect clip, an electomechanical connection that easily attaches to secure a membrane switch or FPC tail firmly to a printed circuit board, eliminating the need for mating connectors at each point.  A first-to-market product, the low-profile interconnect clip provides […]

Category : Interconnect Products / Molex / Product Releases

New Low Cost Din Rail Mount Multi-Board Box

May 23rd , 2011 → 9:33 am @

New Low Cost Din Rail Mount Multi-Board Box

These boxes are made of durable UL94V-0 rated ABS/PC blend plastic that fits 35mm DIN rail.  It has three levels of PC board mounting locations – PC boards not supplied.  Bottom level accepts PC board with modular type terminals on 0.2” centers.  Removable terminal guards have snap-off tabs to match the number of terminals used.  […]

Category : Engineers Solutions Articles / Production Tools Equipment and Supplies / Technical Articles

Long Life, Ultra-Miniature, PCB Edge Mounting Tact Switch

May 15th , 2011 → 4:09 pm @

Long Life, Ultra-Miniature, PCB Edge Mounting Tact Switch

Brand New Unique Right Angle Edge Mounted Tact Switch Introducing a unique ultra-miniature tact switch that mounts on the side of the PC board.  This series of tact switch offers a 200,000 cycle life expectancy in an ultra-compact size. The markets for the new edge-mounted tact switches include audio/visual, consumer electronics, computer peripherals, instrumentation, medical equipment and […]

Category : E Switch / Product Releases / Switches & Relays

A New Method of Connecting Wires to Printed Circuit Boards that Saves Money and Space – White Paper Report

November 12th , 2010 → 12:52 pm @

As everybody in the electronic packaging business knows, there is extreme pressure to produce a smaller, less expensive, and more reliable electronic assembly.  Connection is still considered one of the weak links in the chain. This Free White Paper describes a new method of connecting wires to surface mount printed circuit boards.  This new wire […]

Category : White Papers

LED Solderless Socket Solution Now Available

August 30th , 2010 → 3:23 am @

LED Solderless Socket Solution Now Available

Solderless LED Socket, Type CM A global leader in engineered electronic components and solutions releases the solderless LED socket, Type CM, for solderless, quick termination of the new 1500 lumen output multichip LED.  This solderless termination technique facilitates easy integration of the LED into the end user’s lighting fixtures with simple screw-down installation.  Multiple versions are offered to provide […]

Category : Interconnect Products / Product Releases / Tyco Electronics

New Series of Space Saving/Compact Design DIN Enclosures

August 24th , 2010 → 10:49 am @

New Series of Space Saving/Compact Design DIN Enclosures

This versatile series features a compact design with different terminal configuration options.  They are available in six widths with double level terminal locations.  Terminal configuration options include blank enclosures with no terminal openings, fixed PCB terminals and pluggable PCB terminals.  Materials: housing: housing shell: polycarbonate, 10% glass filled, base: polycarbonate, 10% glass filled, terminals: housing: […]

Category : Engineers Solutions Articles / Production Tools Equipment and Supplies / Technical Articles

High-Temperature Profile Housing Cuts Assembly Time

July 31st , 2010 → 12:34 pm @

High-Temperature Profile Housing Cuts Assembly Time

UM-PRO Profile Housings for Mounting PCBs The UM-PRO profile housings, or PCB trays, enable short assembly times with greater design flexibility for engineers looking to protect their PCB designs.  Made of halogen-free plastic, the UM-PRO can be used in applications up to 100 degrees Celsius, well above the 60 degrees Celsius required by UL. The […]

Category : Interconnect Products / Phoenix Contact / Product Releases

Super Quick-acting Fuse Offers Low Current Ratings in Compact 1206 Footprint

July 24th , 2010 → 10:35 am @

Super Quick-acting Fuse Offers Low Current Ratings in Compact 1206 Footprint

The super-quick acting characteristic provides a reliable and stable opening time, required for extremely sensitive electronic circuits.  The wire-bond technology allows for increased protection of DC overcurrent conditions in dense circuits, where heat dissipation is critical.  For example, the low voltage drop value for the 200 mA version is 87 mV, which is about three […]

Category : Engineers Solutions Articles / Heat & Circuit Protection / Technical Articles

Simplify the Manufacturing Process

July 24th , 2010 → 10:35 am @

Simplify the Manufacturing Process

A new board-to-board screw-down jumper assembly for use in LED lighting strips, lighting controls, and channel lettering.  The RoHS-compliant jumper, which was originally designed for T8 and T12 fluorescent retrofit tubes, specifically serves the solid state lighting (SSL) market.  The product simplifies the manufacturing process of the aforementioned lighting applications by providing the electrical connection […]

Category : Engineers Solutions Articles / Interconnect Products / Technical Articles

New G13 Style SMT Assembly and End Cap Cover for the Solid State Lighting Industry

June 23rd , 2010 → 12:37 pm @

New G13 Style SMT Assembly and End Cap Cover for the Solid State Lighting Industry

This product supports printed circuit boards (PCBs) and LED strip lighting modules found in the standard T8 and T12 fluorescent LED retrofit tubes.  The integrated assembly enables high-volume manufacturing of fluorescent LED retrofit tubes by allowing a quick SMT electrical connection to the PCB and a standard pin interface to fixture lamp socket (tombstone) connectors.  […]

Category : Engineers Solutions Articles / Lighting Products/Opto/LEDs / Technical Articles