Schaeffler shapes the fully-electric future of the DTM

At the final German Touring Car Masters (DTM) race weekend of 2020, Schaeffler is showing what the future of the DTM will look like: it is green and electric. As the new Series and Innovation Partner of the DTM, Schaeffler and the umbrella organisation, ITR (Internationale Tourenwagen Rennen e.V.) are …

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How to deliver optimum IT cooling in the food and beverage sector

Food and beverage manufacturing creates specific challenges for IT cooling, as Karl Lycett, Rittal UK’s product manager for Climate Control, explains… The food and beverage industry gives us some of life’s most defining and uplifting moments – from exotic feasts to simple every-day pleasures (who can walk past a bakery …

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Farnell signs agreement with Industrial Shields to distribute open-source automation devices

Farnell has announced a new global franchise with Industrial Shields. Industrial Shields is the leading developer and manufacturer of industrial automation devices (PLCs and Panel PCs) based on open source hardware from Raspberry Pi and Arduino. The use of open source hardware provides many benefits to design engineers, including the …

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Tektronix announces MCS Test as authorised UK channel partner

Tektronix has signed an agreement with MCS Test, based in St Asaph, appointing it as an authorised channel partner for the UK. With this agreement customers in the UK will benefit from easier access to test solutions for their measurement requirements, with MCS Test selling the entire solution portfolio from …

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MTS awarded contracts valued at $2.5 million for new electric systems

MTS Systems has received new contracts for two electrically actuated systems totalling $2.5 million in value. MTS will utilise electric technologies to design an improved helicopter pilot training system, featuring more realistic motion simulation. In a separate contract, MTS will provide its proprietary damper test system to a leading automotive …

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STMicroelectronics collaborates with Qualcomm on unique sensor solutions

STMicroelectronics is developing innovative software solutions using technology from Qualcomm Technologies through the Qualcomm Platform Solutions Ecosystem program. In this program, ST is contributing pre-validated software to OEMs for its MEMS and other sensing devices to deliver advanced features to the next generation of smartphones, connected PCs, IoT, and wearables. …

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New eBook from Mouser and Bourns showcases high-performance power conversion components

Mouser Electronics has announced a new eBook in collaboration with Bourns, exploring best practices for working with power conversion components. In Achieving Enhanced Performance and Reliability, Bourns and Mouser offer a series of technical articles designed to help readers choose the right components for specific power applications, including multiple related …

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PCI Instruments goes from strength to strength

PCI Instruments, based in Southport, is a British success story. Initially set up to look for hygienic and chemical resistant instruments, the family-run business now manufactures high quality process instrumentation and diaphragm seals and supplies products to the pharmaceutical, food processing, dairy, chemical, petrochemical and nuclear industries. PCI Instruments strives …

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Rugged connectors for the battlefield environment

Manufacturers of military electronics have many options available to them for making equipment of the highest quality. In a new white paper, ODU evaluates some of the limiting factors related to the design and manufacture of equipment used by soldiers and in ground robotic systems, drawing special attention to connector …

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eSOL keynote presentation at the Arm DevSummit 2020

eSOL took part in the recent Arm DevSummit 2020 US/EMEA (October 6-8) and APAC (November 4-5) virtual conferences as a Global Sponsor. Rolland Dudemaine, eSOL Europe’s Vice President Engineering, delivered a keynote presentation entitled “Getting the best performance of today’s and tomorrow’s Arm cores with eSOL”. This presentation focused on …

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