February, 2012

Ideas Sought for Better Electronics Cooling Technology for Helicopters

February 28th, 2012

A helicopter corporation is sponsoring a contest, asking entrepreneurs and companies that are willing to establish a spinoff at a new innovation center in Stamford to propose technology concepts that could be used on helicopters.…read more

Automation World Readers Name Corporation a ‘First Team’ Supplier

February 27th, 2012

The readers of Automation World magazine recently recognized Rittal Corporation as one of their “First Team” suppliers as part of the publication’s Leadership In Automation 2011 evaluation program. Rittal was recognized for its extensive line…read more

HVAC Basic Drive Delivers for Fan and Pump Applications

February 27th, 2012

Danfoss VLT Drives introduces the VLT® HVAC Basic Drive – a robust variable speed drive solution that delivers highly reliable HVAC performance for basic fan and pump operations. VLT HVAC Basic Drives minimize wear on…read more

Solar Thermal Technology Heats Water or Thermal Oil for Heat Exchangers

February 27th, 2012

Southwest Solar Technologies Inc. announced its development program for a solar thermal technology that will serve industrial needs for process heat and steam. The solar thermal application leverages the company’s solar dish and other core…read more

Industrial Quality DC/DC Converter with Convection Cooling

February 27th, 2012

The ABSOPULSE Electronics BAP 1K-U7712 series dc/dc converters generates up to 1kW output power with convection cooling. Housed in a compact, ruggedly constructed 173 x 173 x 314 mm chassis-mount enclosure, these converters are suitable…read more

OSP Cabinet Cooling and Lightning Protection Products

February 27th, 2012

ASYMBLIX announced the availability of several new features and products related to its Retrofit Heat Exchanger (RHX) and OSP cabinet retrofit kits. The RHX, a flexible OSP cabinet retrofit cooling solution, now boasts a temperature-sensing,…read more

Wide-Emission, High-Power IR LEDs

February 27th, 2012

Opto Diode introduces the first of a family of three new infrared (IR) emitters. The OD-850W gallium aluminum arsenide (GaAlAs) LED features a wide-emission angle for coverage over a large area and extremely high optical…read more

Wireless Sensor System Provides Web-Based Monitoring

February 27th, 2012

The new NEWPORT® zSeries wireless sensor system provides Web-based monitoring of Temperature, Humidity, and Barometric Pressure in critical applications. The compact wireless “End Devices” mount discretely on the wall in clean rooms, laboratories, and any…read more

PCB-Mount Temperature Controllers

February 27th, 2012

Wavelength Electronics’ PTC Series PCB-Mount Temperature Controllers are based on their PTC-CH controllers. The PTC controllers operate from a single power supply between 5 V and 30 V, and two models drive ±5 amps or ±10 amps to a Peltier…read more

8-Channel Web-Enabled Thermocouple Input Module

February 27th, 2012

Omega introduces the OM-WEB-TC series of thermocouple measurement devices with built-in web server. The embedded web interface provides viewing access to thermocouple data and configuration settings using a standard web browser. This product features 8…read more

Nanoparticles Increase Thermal Properties of Transformer Oil

February 27th, 2012

Rice University scientists have created a nano-infused oil that could greatly enhance the ability of devices as large as electrical transformers and as small as microelectronic components to shed excess heat. Research in the lab…read more

Butterfly-Inspired Design Enables Advanced Thermal Imaging Devices

February 27th, 2012

Taking heat detection to a new level of sensitivity and speed, a team of scientists at GE Global Research announced new bio-inspired nanostructured systems that could outperform thermal imaging devices available today. This discovery adds…read more

Natural Convection Analyses: Best Practices for Simulating Thin Air Gaps in Electronic Systems

February 23rd, 2012

April 26, Webinar While many electronic devices have power densities that require forced air flow, a significant number of systems can still utilize solely natural (passive) convective cooling. The reliability and quietness of passively cooled…read more

Best Practices for Simulating Natural Convective Air Flow in Electronic Systems

February 23rd, 2012

March 8, Webinar While many electronic devices have power densities that require forced air flow, a significant number of systems can still utilize solely natural (passive) convective cooling. The reliability and quietness of passively cooled…read more