Amphenol Expands RADSOK Connector Line

Sidney, N.Y. — Amphenol Industrial Products Group has expanded its line of RADSOK high-current connectors with a compact power-to-board connector. The PowerBlok WTB (wire-to-board) latching connector provides a high current single-point of connection to a printed circuit board (PCB) of up to 70 A. The PowerBlok WTB can be used to deliver high-current internal connections…

Coilcraft Power Inductors Combine High Current, Low DC Resistance

Cary, IL, USA – Coilcraft Inc. has launched the XAL1010 series of high-temperature, shielded power inductors that combine excellent current handling and low DC resistance (DCR) in a rugged, molded package. Available in the popular, cube-shaped package (10.0 x 11.3 x 10.0 mm), the inductor series is available with thirteen inductance values from 0.22 to…

Molex Power Connector Delivers 23A in Small Size

Lisle, Ill. – Molex Inc. has introduced a wire-to-board, mid-range power connector that delivers 23.0A in a 5.70-mm footprint. The Mega-Fit power connector targets applications that require power from 14.0A to 23.0A per terminal. These high-current terminals are well suited for a broad range of applications including consumer/home appliance, networking, telecommunications, industrial and commercial vehicle.…

Applied DNA Sciences Teams With LMI

The electronic s supply chain has been struggling to find a way to flag counterfeit parts for decades. One anti-counterfeiting effort currently underway is marking components with a plant-based DNA taggant developed by Applied DNA Sciences. The taggent will allow component buyers to verify the component is authentic. There are still a few bugs in…

Supply Chain Paralysis: Sometimes the Weather IS to Blame

If it seems like folks in the electronics and global supply chain have been talking about the weather a lot recently, it’s because they have. In the United States alone, record freezing temperatures – not just in regions where you’d expect to see them – in January have had a negative impact on manufacturing-health indices.…

Lenovo Q3 Sales Hit Record High

Lenovo Group today announced record results for its third fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2013, driven by strong global execution, an innovative product portfolio and an increasing mix of PC Plus revenues. Quarterly revenue was US$10.8 billion, a 15 percent increase year-over-year, passing the US$10 billion milestone for the first time ever. Third quarter profit…

Bel Fuse Posts Record 2013

Bel Fuse Inc. (NASDAQ:BELFA)(NASDAQ:BELFB) today announced preliminary unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and 2013. Highlights Fourth Quarter: ● Net sales increased 26.8% to $91.0 million versus $71.8 million last year. ● Net earnings were $0.61 per Class A share and $0.65 per Class B share versus a net loss of $0.21 per Class…