Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

High-Throughput Stringer solders solar cells in 2 sec cycle.

July 2, 2015

Designed to produce full and half-cell strings with up to 5 busbars, STRINGER TT1800 utilizes single track technology and offers throughput of up to 50 MWp per year. Cycle time of 2 seconds enables production of up to 27 modules/hr, and throughput of complete standardized system – 2 STRINGER TT1800 and one layup – is rated at 100 MWp. Layup's 6-axis robot consists of flexible package that allows system to be adapted to different applications or cell and glass sizes. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Electric Cylinder uses roller screw drive technology.

July 2, 2015

Utilizing planetary rollers in place of ball bearings, XFC Series spans 6 frame sizes from 75–190 mm and can support max thrust load up to 80,000 lb. Thrust capability, coupled with all-steel frame based on standard metric hydraulic cylinder construction, provides virtually seamless migration from hydraulic to full electrometrical motion. Available in inline and parallel motor mount options, cylinder features max stroke of 79 in., max speed of 40 ips, and max acceleration of 2 G. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Electromechanical Cylinder offer advanced control under high forces.

July 2, 2015

Driven by ball or planetary screw assemblies, EMC Heavy Duty (HD) electromechanical cylinders are sturdy and ready-to-install units intended for machinery and equipment as well as outdoor use. Force, position, and speed can be parameterized by user and adapted at all times to new tasks via drive system. Without additional position sensor, EMC-HD achieves repeatability accuracy of up to ±0.01 mm for any number of freely selectable positions within travel range of up to 1,200 mm. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

IP67 Bulkhead Housing Sets New Connector Baseline.

July 2, 2015

In locked state, Han® B IP67 bulkhead mounted housings provide IP66 and IP67 protection to allow temporary, full immersion in water. Flange protects gasket seal, preventing water from penetrating connector, while circumferential collar prevents seal from sliding inwards or outwards and thereby provides additional protection against water ingress. Available in 6B, 10B, 16B, and 24B sizes, housing uses Han-Easy Lock® locking system to maximize contact pressure. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Carbon-Graphite Piston Rings seal high-pressure gases.

July 1, 2015

Carbon-graphite piston rings, used in conjunction with carbon-graphite guide rings or carrier rings that hold piston centered on cylinder bore, are self-lubricating and seal high-pressure gas in applications requiring compressed gases that do not contain oil or grease. Guide rings can be either solid rings or segmented rings with butt joints. At least two rings with off-set segment joints are needed to seal to pressures of 100 psi. Extra sets of rings are required to seal higher pressures. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Electronic Components & Devices

Miniature Housing optically isolates IR emitter, proximity sensor.

June 24, 2015

Fostering rapid prototyping, TSSP-HA provides optical isolation between 3 mm (T1) IR emitter and any Vishay TSSP-type presence or proximity sensor. Miniature plastic housing also aligns emitter and sensor leads on standard breadboard grids. Capable of withstanding wave soldering temperatures on opposite side of the PCB, RoHS-compliant product has cavity on each side of holder with recessed top edge for cover pieces. This simplifies designing of aperture for sensor or aiming tube for emitter. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Carbon Brush Grade promotes turbine uptime.

June 23, 2015

Suitable for wind turbine applications, LL587 improves uptime in demanding conditions through extended life and minimized wear. Construction properties result in optimal brush film and minimal friction while maintaining conductivity. Having demonstrated projected service life of 4+ years at test sites, product is suited for steel slip rings, where it reduces required maintenance and associated operating expenditure. Read More

Robotics, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Box PC features small, fanless form factor.

June 10, 2015

Featuring 6.4 x 4.3 x 1.5 in. footprint, IEC-3300 Ultra-Small Boxed Chassis System is based on Intel Atom processor E3800 series and Intel Celeron dual-core processor N2807 or quad-core processor J1900. System provides high I/O connectivity, integrated memory controller, virtualization, error correcting code, and built-in security capabilities. Operating from -4 to +131°F, IEC-3300 is suited for warehouses, airport terminals, train depots, and manufacturing facilities. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Nylon Card Guides target vertical mount circuit boards.

June 4, 2015

Engineered to stack and secure printed circuit boards, Vertical Nylon Guides install directly into adjacent board with no need for chassis mounting. All employ same footprint to enable bracket height change without need for redesign. Supplied with locking pins for secure PCB hold, guides offer no-tool installation and removal to streamline production process. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Embedded SRAM IP extends battery life.

June 1, 2015

Supporting wide 0.7–1.2 V operating voltage, 28 nm FDSOI SRAM IP dramatically cuts both dynamic and static power through its patented suite of advanced circuit design techniques. Product is particularly suitable for developers of wearable electronics and Internet of Things applications demanding long battery life with minimal operating and standby power performance. IP also provides value in networking space where power and heat dissipation are critical. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Heat Sink Attachment System increases efficacy, resistance.

May 29, 2015

Improving thermal transfer as well as vibration and shock resistance, clipKIT™ is compatible with straight fin, pin fin, cross cut, and slant fin heat sinks. Attachment assemblies feature maxiGRIP™ and superGRIP™ frame clip and spring clip. Products are available for 15–45 mm component packages and designed for heat sinks with base thickness of 1.75–4 mm. Plastic frame clip and stainless steel spring clip are corrosion resistant and flame retardant. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, HVAC

Motorized Centrifugal Blower delivers airflow of 1,900 cfm.

May 26, 2015

Measuring 15.9 x 6.4 in., OAB400 Series offers max static pressure value of 5.4 in. H2O and meets UL Class B Insulation requirements. Unit features all-metal impeller, sealed dual ball bearing design, and diecast aluminum frame. Utilizing backward curved blades, motorized impeller is designed for electronic cabinets, air filtration, networking, and ventilation systems. OAB400 Series has current rating of 1.26 A, power rating of 387 W, and operating temperature of -40 to +80°C. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Data Package speeds IEC 61508-compliant designs.

May 21, 2015

Intended for systems designers using Altera FPGAs, Industrial Functional Safety Data Package v3 provides TÜV Rheinland-certified toolflows, IP, and devices including Cyclone V FPGAs, accelerating time to market for industrial safety solutions to IEC 61508 up to Safety Integrity Level 3 (SIL3). Altera Safety Design Partitioning toolflow gives designers ability to separate safe and non-safe portions of design, allowing user updates of non-safe portion with minimal safety re-certification effort. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Polypropylene Rod suits orthopedic applications.

May 15, 2015

Available in 15 colors and 13 diameters, Medical Grade Propylux® HS Round Bar Stock features dimensional stability when processed through repeated autoclaving cycles. Heat-stabilized, biocompatible product also exhibits chemical resistance to cleaning and disinfecting agents while offering balance of strength, ductility, and toughness. Compliant with key parts of ISO 10993, Propylux® HS is suited for trial heads and cups for hip implants, knee provisional trials, and impactor applications. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies

IP Core targets Xilinx® 7 Series FPGAs and Zynq® SoCs.

May 13, 2015

Available for Sercos III master and slave controllers for automation devices, Sercos III IP Core includes all hardware functions, such as timing, synchronization, and processing of cyclic and non-cyclic data on basis of 2 integrated Ethernet MACs. Sercos III master and slave devices can be implemented as single chip solution using either Xilinx Artix®-7 FPGAs, other FPGAs of 7 series, or Zynq SoC devices, which integrate ARM® dual-core Cortex™-A9 processor. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Materials & Material Processing

Fuel Treatment/Stabilizer protects engine and fuel system.

May 11, 2015

Preventing gumming and varnishing within fuel system, 5-in-1 Advanced Formula Fuel Treatment & Stabilizer features detergent that works to clean engine while it runs. Triple anti-oxidants stabilize fuel, while corrosion inhibitors and metal de-activators protect metal engine components from rust and corrosion. Able to protect and maintain fuel stability for up to 3 years, this alcohol-free product comes in ½ oz pouches and 4, 8, and 16 oz bottles. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Services

Development Kits speed design of 3U VPX-based applications.

May 5, 2015

Designed to accelerate development of rugged deployed systems for defense and aerospace applications, Quick Start Kits provide 3U VPX modules pre-configured in 6-slot air-cooled lab/demonstration chassis. Fully integrated COTS development platforms include single board computers, FPGA solutions, Ethernet switches, graphics/video, and flexible I/O. Kits are suited for electronic warfare, software defined radio, display processors, vehicle computer, and mission management applications. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies

One-Piece Extruded Profile eliminates need for on-site lamination.

April 30, 2015

Along with cellular PVC composition that promotes longevity and durability, AZEK Ready Rake® is impervious to moisture and insects; features consistent, finished appearance; and is extruded to resemble 1 x 8 with 1 x 3 stacked on one side. Profile comes ready to install in 18 ft lengths and Traditional smooth finish and features 13/16 in. cut-out to cover siding edges when being used as frieze board or to accept soffit when being used as fascia board. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Hardware Core manages HD video production and storage.

April 17, 2015

Specifically designed for low complexity and low latency, Model VC-2 LD combines light compression with lossless video. Intra-frame wavelet codec is patent-free and gives video equipment OEMs option to make their tools HD/UHD-proof. Thin solution may be integrated in existing designs and low-end Altera and Xilinx FPGAs. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Processor Core targets IoT sensing nodes.

April 15, 2015

Featuring advanced DSP functionality, Model eSi-3260 includes 64-bit, fully pipelined MAC unit that makes core suitable for audio, sensor hub, motion control, and touchscreen applications. MAC unit supports 32-bit data as well as dual 16-bit SIMD multiply and MAC operations. Employing 5-stage pipeline, Model eSi-3260 delivers optimized performance in mainstream process nodes with frequencies over 1 GHz obtainable in 28 nm process with dynamic power as low as 14 μW/MHz. Read More