High power rotary packet switches from Aerco
Available in the UK from Aerco are high power, rotary packet switches from Santon Switchgear that are ideally suited for heavy industrial applications such as railways and military equipment where high quality and reliability are essential.
AC Switches for Home Appliances from ST Microelectronics
STMicroelectronics has introduced a new generation of AC Switches to control the numerous AC loads employed by appliance applications. Designed to drive pumps, fans, valves, relays, dispensers, door locks, and micro-motors in appliances such as dishwashers, air conditioners, washing machines, dryers, refrigerators, ovens, and freezers, the new ACSes provide designers with higher voltage capability while ensuring overall system reliability and e...
Raychems's latest Zener diode micro-assembly protects DC power ports and downstream electronics
Raychem Circuit Protection, a business unit of Tyco Electronics, has announced the introduction of its PolyZen polymer enhanced, precision Zener diode micro-assembly. Designed to meet the growing need for overcurrent and overvoltage protection on portable equipment that utilizes barrel jacks for DC power input, the PolyZen device helps protect sensitive electronics from damage caused by inductive voltage spikes, voltage transients, incorrect pow...
Safety relays address new international standards
Finder has announced the launch of a new series of safety relays that have been specifically designed to meet the increasingly stringent safety standards now being imposed on designers and manufacturers of electrical systems. They are particularly suited to applications such as plant, process and machine guarding, safety circuits, emergency stop circuits and critical monitoring circuits.
Mains Lock Switch Limits Access
The latest new product from Lorlin Electronics is its DSL Mains Lock Switch which is fitted with a high security key switch mechanism and is intended for safety and security applications or where control by authorised users only is essential.
Tiny Bistable Rotary Solenoid
Claimed to be the world’s smallest bistable rotary solenoid, Geeplus has launched the tiny S1020 which measures just 2cms long and just 1cm in diameter.
Versatile ultra slim relay interface module
Available from specialist distributor Switchtec, Hongfa’s HF41F follows the trend for ultra slim relays, and when fitted to a panel offers users flexibility due to its compact size, contact rating and highly sensitive coil.
Heatsinkable Thin Film Power Resistor from Ohmite
Ohmite has produced what it claims to be the industry’s first thin film power resistor in heatsinkable packaging. The TK/TN Series also offers other major advantages over existing TO-220 products, namely, low resistance values down to 0.03 ohms for current sense applications and low cost.
Touch Sensor Chip Integrates Touch Slider or Wheel with Seven Extra Keys
Quantum Research Group, the charge-transfer capacitive touch company, has announced the QT1106, a complete control integrated circuit that combines the functionality of a touch slider or wheel with seven additional keys. The wheel or slider uses a simple, inexpensive sensing element between three connection points. The device detects a single rapid touch anywhere along the sense elements. Alternatively, it can track a finger moving along the whe...
New Website Describes Standard and Custom Capacitors
ICW manufactures polyester and polypropylene metallised films with working voltages of between 63Vdc and 1500Vdc and a range of capacitances 10nF to around 600µF in a single winding.