“Plug and spin” brushless DC motors in just a few seconds with STMicroelectronics’ new nucleo pack

STMicroelectronics introduces a $35 starter kit plus a new free software algorithm to help engineers and hobbyists implement efficient vector control in a short time for motor-driven projects such as drones, appliances, E-bikes, home-automation, healthcare and industrial machinery. The P-NUCLEO-IHM001 Motor-Control Nucleo Pack in combination with new software elements from the STM32 Motor Control Ecosystem

AirClean Systems presents its new horizontal clean benches

AirClean Systems’s horizontal clean benches combine Class 100 (ISO 5) process protection with rugged, easy-to-clean polypropylene construction and microprocessor-based controls. Horizontal laminar flow clean benches from AirClean Systems are the ideal solution for Class 100 (ISO 5) applications where process protection is needed. Constructed from all white seamless polypropylene, these workstations are easy to clean

New vented dust caps from Qosina prevent damage and contamination on a new level

Qosina is pleased to announce the addition of eleven new soft TPE vented dust caps (#11300, #11301, #11320, #11330, #11331, #11340, #11341, #11350, #11360, #11361 and #11380) in stock and ready for immediate delivery. These components are available in a variety of colors including blue, green, red, white and yellow; sizes range from 0.187 in.

Hoffmann+Krippner shows how to pick the right potentiometer sensor for your application

Hoffmann+Krippner has posted a new white paper, “How to Choose the Right Potentiometer for Reliable Position Sensing.” It can be downloaded here. Created to help design engineers understand how membrane potentiometer sensors work and how to pick the right type of membrane potentiometer for their project, this new Hoffmann+Krippner white paper covers the various types

Banner Engineering Q4X laser measurement sensor now available in analog models

Banner Engineering announces its industry-recognized Q4X laser distance sensor is now available with analog output. Featuring 4 to 20 mA and 0 to 10 V output options, the Q4X analog models expand the variety of applications Banner’s Q4X laser distance sensor can solve, including fill level indication, part positioning, roll diameter, loop control, thickness verification

Saelig introduces Amplicon Impact-D 100 high-specification DINrail PC

Saelig Company announces release of the Amplicon Impact-D 100 which is a compact, fan-less embedded PC powered by the latest quad core ATOM processor, the Intel ATOM E3845. This small (6.3 x 3.2 x 5.7 in.) and lightweight (less than 3 lb.) controller is ideal for installations requiring high reliability and where space is at

Kollmorgen exhibits leading hygienic design solutions at PACK EXPO 2015

Kollmorgen will exhibit its industry-leading motion solutions at PACK EXPO, September 28 to 30, 2015, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. PACK EXPO attendees are invited to register online using Kollmorgen’s complimentary pass code: 79K95. In addition to product demos of the company’s innovative servo motors and stepper motors, Kollmorgen will highlight new enhancements to

A brushless DC motor for demanding operating room applications

maxon’s new brushless electric motor, the EC-4pole 30, delivers high torque at 106 mNm and is sterilizable which is perfect for hand-held surgical tools. Swiss drive specialist maxon motor has developed a robust brushless DC motor for hand-held surgical tools: the EC-4pole 30. Featuring two pole pairs, this DC motor provides a nominal torque of

Molex capacitive and metal touch switches deliver complete turnkey solutions

Molex, capacitive and metal touch switch solutions, provide robust, reliable custom user interfaces. Vertically integrated Molex design and state-of-the-art manufacturing capabilities facilitate fast time-to-market on custom capacitive and metal switches with a wide range of design options. “Our industry-leading turnkey switch solutions optimize design flexibility with rapid time-to-market that our manufacturing customers need in competitive

GlobTek presents its latest level VI AC/DC adapter and connverter

T-43086-WWVV-X.X-Q Model is an addition to GlobTek’s Level VI compliant GT-43086 family and represents GlobTek’s 6 Watt wall plug-in series of AC/DC adapters (power supplies and chargers) with International Interchangeable blades. GlobTek’s changeable input blade system with individual field replaceable input plugs, including: North America and Japan NEMA 1-15P, Australian, UK BS 1363, European CEE

Saelig introduces Multiple Instrument System MIS4 universal test system

Saelig Company has introduced the ABI Electronics’ Multiple Instrument Station MIS4, an all-in-one testing tool that provides all commonly required test instruments in one compact programmable hardware module, mounted in a compact case or installed in a PC-drive bay. Controlled by ABI’s sophisticated SYSTEM 8 Ultimate PC software with a simple yet programmable operator interface,

Saelig presents new Amplicon Impact-R 1100F series computer

Saelig Company announces the Amplicon Impact-R 1100F series, a fanless system powered by the Intel ATOM D2550 processor. Configured with a high performance 2.5 in. MLC Solid State Drive (SSD), the Impact-R 1100F series is a silent controller system. With options for multiple serial communication ports, the Impact-R 1100F can offer up seven DB9 connections

MSC Apex Diamond Python and Smart Midsurface speeds modeling to validation

MSC Software announced a new release of MSC Apex, the company’s award-winning next generation Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) platform. The MSC Apex Diamond Python release introduces: · The fourth release of MSC Apex Modeler is a CAE Specific direct modeling and meshing solution that streamlines CAD clean-up, simplification and meshing workflow. New in this release is

Toshiba expands line-up of ARM Cortex-M-based microcontrollers

Toshiba announced that it has enhanced its current “TX Family” of ARM core-based microcontrollers and started to develop three series of microcontrollers, “TXZ0 series,” “TXZ3 series” and “TXZ4 series,” as part of the “TXZTM Family.” The TXZTM Family is a new collection of flash microcontrollers that support low-power consumption and high-speed operation for IoT and M2M

QImaging introduces new CCD cameras for microscopy with modern software to streamline image capture

QImaging, a manufacturer of scientific cameras for life science and OEM applications, introduces a new series of Retiga CCD cameras, accompanied by QImaging’s new acquisition software to deliver high-performance tools for microscopy and imaging to researchers at an affordable price. The new QImaging Retiga R1, Retiga R3 and Retiga R6 cameras offer valuable technical features