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C&K acquires Vuillermoz

C&K, a leading global brand of high-quality electromechanical switches, has acquired the company Vuillermoz, a micro-mechanical components and tooling company located in St. Claude, France.

Stanford researchers develop stretchable, touch-sensitive electronics

Stanford researchers have set the stage for an evolution in electronics by taking the concept of ‘artificial skin’ to the next level, demonstrating not only a stretchable circuitry that can feel the touch of a ladybug, but a manufacturing process to mass produce this circuitry.

Heilind Electronics partners with Bel Fuse

Heilind Electronics, a leading distributor of electronic components, has added Bel Fuse to its existing Bel franchise.
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White Paper: Dirty Dozen: 12 Most Common Mistakes When Specifying Circuit Protection for Equipment

It's only a circuit breaker. Yet there is enough complexity and confusion when it comes to specifying circuit protection that many engineers are designing equipment with too little or too much protection. Under protected circuits leave equipment vulnerable to damaging electrical surges. Over protected circuits add cost and can lead to nuisance tripping. Like Goldilocks and the three bears, the goal is to specify circuit protection that is "just right". >> Learn more
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Switches matter in today’s automated factories

The Internet of things (IoT) trend is impacting almost every facet of modern life, ranging from smart homes to smart cities. One area which appears to hold promise for real gains in efficiency and productivity is the smart factory. » Read More
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EBook: Guide to Circuit Breakers for Equipment

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Switches & Circuit Protection Products 

Battery disconnect switch minimizes battery drain

CARLING TECHNOLOGIES BD-Series IP67 sealed battery disconnect switch minimizes battery drain, ensures maintenance personnel safety » Read More

Tact switch reduces surface profile

E-SWITCH TL4110 Series surface mount tact switch has a small surface profile of 2.0mm x 2.8mm and a life cycle of 300,000 cycles. » Read More

Sealed rotary switch serves handheld devices in harsh environments

GRAYHILL Series 77 compact sealed rotary switch for space constrained applications requires less than 0.2” behind panel. » Read More

Electromechanical switches with D-SUB connectors secure reliable dc voltage

PASTERNACK Line of 44 different electromechanical relay switches come in popular configurations that operate from dc up to 26.5 GHz and provide a D-SUB multi-pin connector interface for secure and reliable dc voltage » Read More

Compact actuator simplifies upgrade to electronic latching

SOUTHCO AC-EM 05 compact electronic actuator simplifies the upgrade from mechanical to electronic access, providing an economical option for achieving electronic actuation » Read More

EPTECH Montreal / Pointe-Claire

April 24
Location: Holiday Inn & Suites Pointe-Claire
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April 26
Location: Brookstreet Hotel
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OCE Discovery

April 30 - May 1
Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre
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