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Finepower develops advanced core module for wireless charging

Finepower is developing an inductive charging system that can charge the batteries in all vehicle types wirelessly, regardless of their manufacturer. The special circuitry provides a high level of efficiency – with no need to painstakingly position the system with millimetric a...

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CUI and SnapEDA open PCB footprint file library

CUI announced that it has teamed up with SnapEDA, a leading parts library for circuit board design, to provide designers with a catalog of free, ready-to-download PCB footprints and symbols for CUI’s range of board mount electromechanical components. Circuit board design has h...

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3D Power Electronics Integration and Manufacturing Symposium charts the future of integrative packaging technologies

The Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA) announced that the second biennial International Symposium on 3D Power Electronics Integration and Manufacturing (3D-PEIM-18) will be held June 25-27, 2018, on the campus of the University of Maryland. Following on the success of...

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Video – Henkel explains how their advanced materials lighten EVs and extend range

In this video Sergio and Pascal from Henkel talk to Alix Paultre about how their material solutions increase electric vehicle (EV) range and improve battery performance. In addition to making lightweight materials for lighter bodies and other car components, the company also make...

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Video – Continental describes some of their EV powertrain solutions at the Battery Show

In this video Alex from Continental describes some of their electric vehicle (EV) powertrain solutions to Alix Paultre at the Battery Show in Hannover, Germany. One of the novel solutions takes twin 48-V starter motors and a special transmission that combines them to create a dri...

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Video – Tektronix shows their IsoVu galvanic isolation probes at PCIM

In this video Tektronix shows some of the latest of their probing solutions available able to address the latest advances in wide-bandgap semiconductors and power topologies. Based on optical technology, IsoVu offers complete galvanic isolation between the test point and the osci...

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Microchip’s power line communication modem streamlines deployment of smart energy equipment

With the uptick in smart grid infrastructure adoption globally, utilities are seeking ways to improve reliability and performance of smart meters to address multiple markets. To meet utilities’ growing needs, equipment manufacturers dedicate extensive resources developing diffe...

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TT Electronics acquires Precision

TT Electronics announced the acquisition of Precision, an industry leading designer and manufacturer of precision electromagnetic product solutions for critical applications. Based in Minneapolis, US, Precision has around 160 employees that support customers in medical, industria...

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NuCurrent and GaN Systems partner to offer a 150W wireless charging solution

NuCurrent announced the development of 150-watt wireless power solutions designed for industrial and consumer applications with high power needs, in partnership with GaN Systems. Building upon NuCurrent’s efforts in wireless power and wireless charging, including the developmen...

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Advanced Energy Industries unveils Dynamic Reverse Pulsing coating for power systems

Advanced Energy Industries announced Dynamic Reverse Pulsing (DRP), a power configuration technology that is marked by providing a higher deposition rate, lower substrate heating and higher power output on magnetrons. DRP’s unique capabilities transform the paradigm in reactive...

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TDK acquires Faraday Semi

TDK announced that they acquired Faraday Semi, a U.S.-based venture-backed company engaged in the design of advanced power semiconductor ICs. Faraday Semi is now a wholly owned subsidiary of TDK. Based in California, the fast-growing semiconductor company has innovations in syste...

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Bourns’ mini resettable thermal cutoffs boast high current capacity

Bourns expanded its industry-leading line of miniature resettable thermal cutoff (TCO) devices with a new series that delivers breakthrough current capacity in a miniature TCO device. The new Bourns® Model AC Series builds on the success of the Model AA series launched in Januar...

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Magment’s MAGMATH online design software creates custom magnetics

MAGMENT launched their latest web application MAGMATH, which allows users to design cost-optimized MAGMENT inductors. MAGMENT is an innovative, cost-efficient material: recycled magnetic particles are embedded in a cement matrix, yielding a flowable material with a high DC-bias ...

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Weidmüller OMNIMATE plug-in connectors allows PCB connection in the smallest of spaces

The compact OMNIMATE Signal BLF 3.5 PCB plug-in connector with innovative PUSH IN connection system from Weidmüller addresses the need for compact devices that demand tailored connection system for devices in industrial automation technology. The PCB plug-in connectors are desig...

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Pentair Electrical to become nVent

Pentair Electrical will officially become nVent, following their separation from Pentair. The company is associated with brands such as nVent, CADDY, ERICO, HOFFMAN, RAYCHEM, SCHROFF and TRACER, and will continue to be principle brands going forward. Products with other brand nam...

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LAPP presents new power chain cables at the 2018 Hannover Messe

LAPP's brand families ÖLFLEX and UNITRONIC are growing. The company presented robust and cost-effective connection solutions for power chains at the 2018 Hannover Messe. Robust thanks to the PU special mixture by LAPP They can endure a lot: The highly-flexible ÖLFLEX CHAIN ...

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Bulgin extends 4000 series of miniature circular power connectors

Bulgin extended their existing -3, 8- and 12-pole solutions with 2-, 4-, 6- and 10-pole configurations, more than doubling the options available. Modern applications demand increased flexibility as well as high power density and reduced weight in a small footprint., and the 4000...

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TT Electronics completes acquisition of Stadium Group

TT Electronics announced that it has completed the acquisition of Stadium Group, a leading supplier of design-led technologies with product capabilities including connectivity solutions, power supplies, human machine interface (HMI) and electronic assemblies. Stadium designs and ...

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18th Edition IET wiring regulations for electrical installations available for pre-order from RS Components

RS Components announced it is to stock the upcoming 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations –Requirements for Electrical Installations – published by the IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology). Available for pre-order, RS will have the IET publication in stock on ...

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Harwin’s fine-pitch cable-to-board connectors address space issues on crowded PCBs

Harwin announced the latest addition to their M40 series, with phosphor bronze contacts rated for currents of up to 1A. These lightweight, low-profile 1mm-pitch units are the smallest in the company’s portfolio of cable-to-board connectors, developed specifically to attend to t...

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