Software, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

VxWorks BSP delivers full bandwidth 40 Gbps Ethernet support.

March 27, 2015

Featuring RDMA over Converged Ethernet (RoCE) driver, Board Support Package (BSP) lets users leverage and reuse VxWorks® software while maximizing board-to-board data connectivity. BSP brings full bandwidth 40 GbE support using Wind River® VxWorks® RTOS on rugged OpenVPX™ COTS modules. Remote direct memory access driver achieves ~38.7 Gbps data throughput over single Ethernet port and reduces processor overhead for Ethernet handling on host processor to near-zero (~1 %). Read More

Optics & Photonics

Tunable Laser Source offers sub-picometer tuning repeatability.

March 27, 2015

As module for 8164B lightwave measurement system, 81606A accelerates automated adjustment of wavelength-selective devices to facilitate device verification. Respective tuning ranges for Option 216 and 116 are 1,450–1,650 nm and 1,490–1,640 nm. While cavity and laser module design promotes dynamic range, wavelength reference unit maximizes accuracy. Feedback controls and drive mechanics enable accelerated sweeps without impacting specified dynamic accuracy. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Switch SoCs meet needs of carrier and data center networks.

March 27, 2015

With such features as multi-terabit switch fabric, hierarchical traffic manager, external packet buffer memory, and advanced packet processing, 28 nm StrataDNX™ (Dune) switch SoCs provide complete solution for service provider network. Single-chip switch (BCM88370) delivers 800 Gbps Ethernet, 720 Gbps packet processor and traffic manager (BCM88670) features DNX fabric interfaces, and high-density switch fabric device (BCM88770) provides 3.6 Tbps throughput per device. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Ferrite Loop Antenna Arrays cover 500 kHz to 30 MHz.

March 27, 2015

Featuring shielded design, MRFS-6200 Series minimizes reception of local electric field noise sources. Units can be configured for Radio Direction Finding with addition of short sense whip. Housed in optional ABS radome, 12 x 12 x 3 in. arrays have low visibility. Antennas can be powered from 9.5–18.0 Vdc, with available option for 18.0–36 Vdc. Since antennas do not require ground plane, they are suitable for both fixed and mobile operation. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Test & Measuring Instruments

Precision Adjustable Shim simplifies leveling adjustments.

March 27, 2015

Eliminating trial and error of lifting machinery to slip in shims and wedges, Microshim lets user adjust stainless steel lifting bolt to raise/lower machine in height adjustments of 0.001 in. Each unit lifts and supports 10,000 lb, and applying adhesive to 2 sliding surfaces allows for adjustment before product is permanently locked to specific height. While shim is milled from solid block of aluminum and protected by hard anodized coating, lifting hardware is fabricated in stainless steel. Read More

Software

Task Management Software improves operational effectiveness.

March 27, 2015

To streamline shift changes, drive operator action, and accelerate decision-making, Logbooks lets operators electronically document and search activity records. Shift change dashboard includes shift summary and detailed information on assigned tasks, and graphical view facilitates relay of complete and accurate information. Operators can identify priorities for new shift and access documentation of events from previous shift, and tasks can be scheduled now, later, or on recurring basis. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Low-Profile, High Density Interposers provide design flexibility.

March 27, 2015

Used as interposers or integrated into connector housings, Z-Ray™ 0.80 mm pitch, one-piece compression contact arrays offer 28+ Gbps performance. ZA8 Series, available with choice of dual compression contacts or single compression with solder balls, has up to 400 total BeCu micro-formed contacts and features 25 g normal force with .008 in. contact deflection. Available in customizable shapes and patterns, products are optimized for density, X/Y/Z axis flexibility, and cycle life.
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Fasteners & Hardware, Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Z-Wave Garage Door Controller helps keep buildings secure.

March 27, 2015

Available for residences or businesses, Z-GD00Z-4 installs to current automatic garage door opener and connects to Z-Wave Controller or network to enable wireless control – including current garage door position. System knows if door is open or closed, which negates accidental openings, and can work in conjunction with other Z-wave lights, locks, and thermostats. Wireless control over garage doors is afforded via Virtual Keypad™ App on smartphones/tablets. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Multi-Clamp Blow Molding Machine delivers high-quality parts.

March 27, 2015

Built for medium-volume production of industrial, agricultural, and other forms of rigid packaging, In-Line Multi-Clamp Intermittent Reciprocating Blow Molding Machines produce medium/heavy wall parts at up to 600 pieces/hr. Models are available for both monolayer and coex (multi-layer) moldings, and machines are single parison for precise and repeatable moldings. Combination of single parison and parison programming promotes end-part quality. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

SMT Side-Actuated Tactile Switches have rugged PCB soldering pads.

March 27, 2015

Comprising vertically-oriented, SPST, NO, momentary-action tactile switches with 6 x 6 mm footprint, PTS645V Series features PCB soldering pads ruggedized for secure surface mount connection. RoHS-compliant switches, with operating life of 100,000 cycles, are rated for 12 Vdc and 50 mA. Travel distance is 0.25 mm (+0.2/-0.1 mm), and choice of actuation forces includes 100 gf ±30 (dark gray) and 160 gf ±50 (yellow green) with bounce time of ≤10 msec. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants

Needle-Bonding Adhesive facilitates cure confirmation, inspection.

March 27, 2015

With viscosity of 150 cP, 1405-M-UR-SC is formulated with Encompass™ technology that incorporates See-Cure color change and Ultra-Red™ fluorescing technologies with LED-curing capabilities. Medical device adhesive is blue in uncured state to aid placement verification and fluoresces bright red under 365 nm black light after cure. Suitable for bonding stainless steel, PC, PMMA, and ABS, adhesive facilitates and accelerates cures at 385 and 405 nm wavelengths. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Pressure Transmitters and Switches operate in hazardous areas.

March 27, 2015

Available in 7 ranges from 0–10,000 psi, Model 3800 Series Pressure Transmitters offer 5 ms response times with choice of loop-powered 4–20 mA or low-power 1–5 Vdc output. Units have NEMA4X/IP66 housings, stainless steel wetted parts, and hermetically sealed enclosures without O-rings. Providing 4–20 mA standard output and optional 1–5 Vdc output, all stainless steel Model 3820 Series OEM Pressure Switch-Transmitters add 30 V, 120 mA normally open solid state relay switch with ±2% URL accuracy. Read More

Vision Systems, Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Display & Presentation Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean, Retail & Sales Equipment

Backlit Light Box uses LED strips for efficient illumination.

March 27, 2015

Used for marketing, advertising, or visual display, LED Indoor Backlit Light Box with LED Strips comes in 2,700 lm (standard output) and 7,300 l (high output) options. Indoor options for ADA-compliant frame design include hinged side access Standard Slim Line aluminum frame and snap open Front Access aluminum frame.  Depth is 2 7/8 in., and graphic sizes are available up to 48 x 96 in. For outdoor conditions, Backlit Light Box comes in weatherproof, locking, Hidden Hinge Frame design. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Adhesives & Sealants

Epoxy Potting Compound resists high temperatures.

March 27, 2015

With 130°C relative temperature index rating, 50-3150RFR Black Epoxy with Catalyst 30 will survive elevated temperatures for long periods of time, which offers benefits as electronics get smaller and hotter. Compound is UL 746B listed and formulated to meet stringent non-burning requirements of UL 94 V-0. Typical applications include encapsulating power supplies, transformers, coils, insulators, and sensors. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Machinery & Machining Tools

Choppers/Granulators process materials as thin as .00031 in.

March 27, 2015

With inlet openings from 3 in., AirTrim Granulators/Choppers are built for reduction of plastics, nonwovens, textiles, cardboard, tissue, and packaging materials. Systems have cast iron or fabricated stainless steel housings; single piece, center-axis rotor; and 3, 6, 9, or 12 blades. Design dispenses lubricant directly from cutter shaft, keeping blades free of debris. With processing speeds of 1,700 rpm at 60 Hz, granulators/choppers enable bed knife adjustments for fine tuning. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Epoxy Potting Compound suits applications to 365°F.

March 27, 2015

Offering thermal conductivity, electrical insulation, and low shrinkage after cure, Aremco-Bond™ 2315 is suited for potting and encapsulating densely packaged power supplies, rectifiers, ICs, oscillators, DACs, amplifiers, and relays. Black-pigmented product provides flexural strength of 12,300 psi and dielectric strength of 480 V/mil. Mixed in ratio of 100 parts resin to 25 parts hardener by weight, compound cures in 2 hr at 160°F plus 2 hr at 300°F. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

MicroTCA Embedded System operates at under 55 dBA.

March 27, 2015

Measuring 10.5 x 10 x 10.5 in., 6-slot Model VT898 includes 40 GbE-capable backplane with routing for FCLK and TCLK A-D, 1,000 W AC power supply, Telco Alarm, and JTAG Switch Module. Whisper Cube 6U chassis provides redundant cooling in push/pull front-to-rear airflow configuration. In addition to spring-loaded handle that is flush to top of chassis when not in use, design includes glide strips for smooth PSU and fan tray extraction. Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies

Motor Grader is powered by EPA Tier 4 Final certified engine.

March 27, 2015

Powered by 218 net hp engine, GD655-6 motor grader incorporates Turbo II precleaner, independent blade lift float, and front mounted work lights. Features also include 10 control valves, 2 with linkage for additional attachments; provisions for ripper and grade control installations; and closed-center, load sensing hydraulic system with variable displacement pump. Powershift transmission offers 8 forward speeds and 4 reverse speeds. Wheelbase is 21 ft 4 in., and turning radius is 24 ft 3 in. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Air-Push Type Contact Sensor offers flexible communication.

March 27, 2015

Supplied in IP-67G enclosure, GT2-P has spindle that can be actuated by compressed air and eliminates need for complex mounting jigs. Scale Shot System, combining conventional scale and transformer methods, enables accuracy of 1 µm throughout entire range while maintaining absolute positioning. Designed for extended use, even in harsh environments, sensor employs extended-life linear ball bearings that lend to detecting durability of up to 100 million cycles. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, HVAC

Chilling Incubators feature vibration-free design.

March 27, 2015

Peltier-based for heating and chilling, EchoTherm™ Bench Top Incubators are suited for protein crystallography and other life science laboratory uses. Units are settable to 0.1°C from 4.0–70.0°C and are accurate to 0.1°C. Available with chamber sizes of 27.5, 55.0, or 100 L, incubators include PID temperature control, digital display, RS232 I/O port for remote control and data collection, and digital timer in hours, minutes, and seconds with user-settable Auto-off. Read More