General Atomics Develops Capacitor Tech for High-Voltage, High-Temperature Operations

source: Executivebiz blog Posted By: Ramona Adamson: January 22, 2018 General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems business unit has produced a capacitor technology designed to operate at high voltages and temperatures. The company said Wednesday the new capacitor works to support stable operation of power electronics at more than 1000 volts and temperatures as high as 500 degrees Celsius.

COTS in space: Addressing obsolescence, part I

source: Intelligent aerospace news January 19, 2018 By Dan Friedlander, Retired following 44 years in component engineering A component becomes obsolete when the original component manufacturer stops marketing it. Electrical, electronic, and electromechanical (EEE) components obsolescence hits the military, space, and commercial market. In the military, massive EEE components obsolescence occurred due in part to manufacturers’ decisions to […]

Höganäs acquires division of H.C. Starck

source: Höganäs news Höganäs AB has signed an agreement to acquire German H.C. Starck Group’s Surface Technology & Ceramic Powders division, STC. The acquisition is a strategic fit, enabling Höganäs to gain critical mass within surface coating and additive manufacturing.

New Vishay AEC-Q200 Qualified, Medium Voltage Thick Film Chip Resistors Save Space and Reduce Component Counts

source: Vishay news MALVERN, Pa. — Jan. 17, 2018 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new series of AEC-Q200 qualified, medium voltage thick film chip resistors. Designed to save space and lower component counts in automotive and industrial applications, Vishay Techno CRMA series devices offer high working voltages up to 1415 V […]

AVX Releases High-Value Resistors

source: AVX news Ideal for use in MCMs, bias networks, & a variety of automotive, medical, aerospace, & test & measurement equipment, the new HR Series resistors deliver robust performance in a small EIA 0402 outline enabled with FLEXITERM® surface mount technology