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Wet Electrolytic Tantalum Capacitor

September 6, 2013 9:13 am | by PD&D Staff | Avx Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

AVX Corporation has introduced the new TWA-E Series axial-leaded wet electrolytic tantalum capacitor. The TWA-E Series capacitors are ideal for use in filtering, DC-DC power supplies, power converters, bulk energy storage, pulse power, radar, RF transmitters, and laser drives.

Hitless Switch Protection & Timing System

September 6, 2013 9:09 am | by PD&D Staff | Connor Winfield Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

The STC5429 from Connor-Winfield is a single chip multi-service syn­chronization solution for applications in Ethernet Equipment Clocks, DOCSIS, SDH/SETS, and SONET. The QFN64 packaged device is fully compliant with ITU-T G.813 option 1 and 2, G.8262 EEC Opt1 and Opt2 and Telcordia GR1244 and GR253 standards.

Thread Locker & Vibration Dampener

September 5, 2013 7:04 pm | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

STS/Tectorius has announced VIBRA-STOP thread locker, sealant, and anti-vibration compound as an aerosol spray. VIBRA-STOP overcomes traditional roadblocks that prevent thread-lockers from being packaged in spray applicators. Curing limitations and instability barriers have been eliminated with VIBRA-STOP aerosol spray, further extending the vast capabilities of this unique product. 


True RMS Self-Powered AC Voltmeter

September 5, 2013 6:56 pm | by PD&D Staff | Murata Power Solutions, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Murata has announced the DMR20-1-ACV "nanometer" self-powered four-digit bright LED voltmeter.Designed to be completely self-contained, the low cost two-wire voltmeter requires no additional components or connections apart from the AC voltage it is measuring.

Buccaneer 7000 Mains Power Connectors

September 5, 2013 6:43 pm | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Bulgin has announced the launch of the latest addition to its range of environmentally-sealed circular connectors – the Buccaneer 7000 Series for mains power applications. 

ExOne and rp+m Collaborate to Deliver Bonded Tungsten 3D Metal Printing Material

September 5, 2013 6:22 pm | by ExOne | News | Comments

The ExOne Company ("ExOne"), a global provider of three-dimensional ("3D") printing machines and printed products to industrial customers and rapid prototype + manufacturing (“rp+m”), jointly announced today a collaboration that has added bonded tungsten to ExOne’s portfolio of 3D printing material.


$1.4 Million Expansion to Kittyhawk Manufacturing Facility

September 5, 2013 4:53 pm | by Auburn Manufacturing, Inc. | News | Comments

Citing increased customer demand for its products and a reliable forecast for that demand to continue, Auburn Manufacturing recently broke ground on a $1.4 million, 22,500 sq. ft. expansion to its Kittyhawk manufacturing facility in Auburn, Maine.


ASCENT Adds Several New Autodesk Official Training Guides

September 5, 2013 4:26 pm | by ASCENT | Autodesk Inc | News | Comments

Rand Worldwide has announced that its courseware division, ASCENT– Center for Technical Knowledge, released several Autodesk Official Training Guides to its Autodesk 2014 courseware line-up. In addition to authoring Autodesk Official Training Guides, ASCENT also authors and publishes a wide range of training solutions for leading design engineering software including ...


NVision Helps 'Shark Tank' Winner Expand Product Line

September 5, 2013 4:17 pm | by NVision | Nvision Inc. | News | Comments

NVision, Inc. is helping ReadeREST, a recent winner on the ABC TV show "Shark Tank", expand its line of magnetic reading glass clips by quickly and efficiently modeling common objects so they can be used as the basis for creating decorative new clip designs. NVision's Engineering Service Division is ...


Dassault Systèmes Acquires Safe Technology Limited

September 5, 2013 4:08 pm | by Dassault Systèmes | News | Comments

Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, has announced the acquisition of Safe Technology Ltd. The acquisition of Safe Technology, based in Sheffield, UK, expands Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform and its realistic simulation applications (SIMULIA), providing ...


Why I Fell in Love With Monster Prime Numbers

September 5, 2013 3:53 pm | by TED | Videos | Comments

They're millions of digits long, and it takes an army of mathematicians and machines to hunt them down -- what's not to love about monster primes? Adam Spencer, comedian and lifelong math geek, shares his passion for these odd numbers, and for the mysterious magic of math ...


Program Introduces Electric Rental Cars in Orlando

September 5, 2013 3:48 pm | by Tamara Lush, Associated Press | News | Comments

Visitors to Orlando often try new things while on vacation: thrilling roller coasters, luxury hotels, different cuisines. Now they can try out a fully electric car — and not have to pay for gas during their vacation. Under a new program announced Thursday called Drive Electric Orlando ...


SKF to Acquire U.S. Based Kaydon Corporation

September 5, 2013 3:42 pm | by Business Wire | Kaydon Corp. | News | Comments

SKF and Kaydon Corporation have agreed that SKF will acquire Kaydon in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately USD 1.25 billion, including USD 95 million of net debt. The transaction will be paid through existing cash and credit lines and will be ...


Engineers Make Golden Breakthrough to Improve Electronic Devices

September 5, 2013 3:40 pm | by Jennifer Tidball, Kansas State University | News | Comments

A Kansas State University chemical engineer has discovered that a new member of the ultrathin materials family has great potential to improve electronic and thermal devices. Vikas Berry, William H. Honstead professor of chemical engineering, and his research team have studied a new three-atom-thick material ...


Test Bench to Provide Homes with Greater Energy Quality

September 5, 2013 1:51 pm | by Aitziber Lasa, Elhuyar Fundazioa | News | Comments

A group is working to improve the quality of homes and all existing buildings in general in line with the criteria established by European directives on energy saving, thermal insulation, and energy efficiency of buildings, as well as other criteria of sustainability, habitability, durability, functionality, and maintenance. Right now, an experimental installation is ...



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