Charcroft Electronics Articles
Website simplifies hi-rel component selection
Specialist distributor Charcroft Electronics has launched a website at www.charcroft.com which enables buyers and engineers to simplify the selection of rugged and high-reliability components for use in specific applications: military & defence, space, oil & gas, rail & transportation, industrial, specialist automotive, audio and instrumentation.
COTS resistors feature 2500W high power rating
An expanded range of precision foil current sense resistors offering five new SHR series devices are now available in the UK from Charcroft Electronics. Offered in a wide range of anodised aluminum package sizes, the Powertron made-in-Germany SHR 4-8065, SHR 4-80110, SHR 4-80216, SHR 4-80320, and SHR 4-80370 combine a low TCR of ±2ppm/K with extremely high power ratings to 2500W.
Charcroft Electronics Nabs Tab Components
Specialist distributor Charcroft Electronics has acquired Tab Components. The acquisition ensures the continuity of supply for Tab silver mica capacitors by relocating the manufacturing facility to Charcroft’s manufacturing division in Llanwrtyd Wells, Wales. The acquisition was agreed following the retirement of Tab managing director, Allan Forsyth, who will continue to work closely with Charcroft during the transfer of the Tab order-book ...
Collaboration boosts foil resistor output
Charcroft Electronics position as an Express Hub for Vishay Precision Group’s (VPG) foil resistors is being strengthened by the two companies working together to implement new equipment that will increase capacity. The investment means Charcroft will be able to support more volume with shorter lead times.
Charcroft signs pan-European franchise agreement with Barker Microfarads (BMI)
Charcroft Electronics Ltd has signed a franchise agreement with Barker Microfarads (BMI) to sell BMI’s aluminium electrolytic and AC motor-start capacitors throughout Europe. Ken Gunn, General Sales & Marketing Manager, BMI, explains, “This agreement gives BMI customers throughout Europe a franchised source for BMI parts. As a specialist distributor, Charcroft has a vast experience of supporting customers in applications such as mil-aero and ...
Charcroft keeps exclusive Klixon agreement after TI's sale of Sensors & Controls Division.
Charcroft Electronics has announced that it will continue as the UK’s exclusive franchised distributor for Klixon following the $3 billion sale of Texas Instruments’ Klixon Sensors and Controls division on April 27th 2006, in which the division’s name was changed to Sensata Technologies. Widely recognised as the world's leading brand of sensors and controls, the Klixon range is used in a wide range of applications, particularly in the milit...
Custom Test Connector can be specified and "built" online
An online design tool that enables test engineers to custom-build their own virtual mixed-signal connector is available at www.charcroft.com.