2022-04-26 - Bill Schweber

Battery contacts: An underappreciated challenge

There's an aspect of batteries which doesn't have the glamour that these electrochemical energy-storage units have: their physical contacts and…

2022-01-28 - SCHURTER

NEMA receptacles 5-15R with expanded IDC options

The NR010 and NR020 series have an operating temperature range of -25°C to 150°C in response to the power needs…

2022-01-10 - John Dunn

Fractured wires and automotive safety

Fracturing is an insidious phenomenon to be aware of with stranded wires.

2021-12-06 - Digi-Key Electronics

Digi-Key’s 13th Annual DigiWish Giveaway and Holiday Gift Guide now live

Digi-Key has launched its 13th annual DigiWish Giveaway and 2021 Holiday Gift Guide.

2021-12-03 - John Dunn

The diode and the drop test

Semiconductor stress isn't always electrical. No matter their size, semiconductor devices don't like mechanical stress either. Sometimes, one does need…

2021-12-01 - SCHURTER

SCHURTER thermal fuse features low tripping temperature

SCHURTER's RTS thermal fuse is getting a new variant with a tripping temperature of >175°C.

2021-11-05 - Digi-Key Electronics

Digi-Key launches “Supply Chain Transformed” video series

Digi-Key Electronics has a new video series that follows the journey of components across the supply chain.

2021-08-02 - John Dunn

Thermal time constant versus specific heat

If we know the specific heat capacity of a particular thing, we can make an estimate of the time constant…

2021-07-20 - ACN Newswire

Tanaka develops brazing filler metal/copper composite material for power devices

Tanaka has developed an active brazing filler metal/copper composite material that can be used as next-generation heat sinks for power…

2021-07-19 - Mouser Electronics

Mouser named e-catalog distributor of the year by Molex

Mouser Electronics Inc. has received the e-Catalog Distributor of the Year award for Americas, Asia, and Europe, from Molex.