Kemet Offers Supercapacitor Development Kit

Greenville, S.C. – KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, today announced the release of its Supercapacitor Development Balancing Kit. This kit complements the KEMET S301 Supercapacitor and includes a 2-stage active balancing circuit to ensure that voltage across each Supercapacitor cell is approximately equal. Typical applications include product validation, prototyping, low…

Cavium to Acquire Xpliant

San Jose, Calif. – Cavium, Inc., (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for enterprise, data center, cloud, service provider wired and wireless networking, today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Xpliant, Inc., a privately held company headquartered in San Jose, California.  Xpliant is a provider of high performance, high density…

Mobile App Links to Vishay’s Featured Products

Malvern, Pa. — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced the availability of a Vishay app for the Apple iPad® that makes it easy for users to access the company’s Super 12 and Engineer’s Toolbox collections of industry-leading semiconductor and passive devices. Vishay’s Super 12, selected yearly from the company’s many thousands of products, brings together a…

IBS Stocks Ametherm Current Limiters, Thermistors

Carson City, Nev. – Ametherm today announced that global electronic components distributor IBS Electronics is now stocking the company’s SURGE-GARD™ line of inrush current limiters and NTC disc thermistors for high-accuracy temperature measurement. Recently acquired by Ametherm from Measurement Specialties (formerly RTI Electronics), the components are available worldwide via IBS Electronics’ website, www.ibselectronics.com. Ametherm’s SURGE-GARD series devices…

Mouser Launches Communications Applications Site

Mouser Electronics, Inc. has unveiled a new Communications Application Site on Mouser.com to inform engineers and customers about the different types of applications within the communications sector. The new site gives all customers, in particular design engineers, the resources they need to learn more about new products, components and cutting edge advancements. The Communications Applications site, available on Mouser.com,…

IPC Releases FOD-Prevention Video

The reliability and functionality of electronic devices can be severely affected by foreign objects and debris (FOD). To help industry eliminate FOD issues, IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries®  has released a training video, DVD-172C, “FOD Prevention in Electronics Assembly.” The training video provides information and techniques to help eliminate FOD during electronics assembly, including…