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September 2017

Feature Articles


Custom Redesign of Enclosure Can Reduce Cost of Product by 80 Percent

By Ken Tumblison, President

Buckeye Shapeform

Changes and innovation are happening at a breakneck pace in industries that produce highly sensitive telecommunications equipment or electronic equipment that handles demanding high-speed data collection or advanced data analysis. As these products become more sophisticated and customized, the manufacturers that supply parts to these industries need to be just as innovative and sophisticated.

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Why the Internet of Things Needs Circuit Protection

David Johnson, Technical Market Analyst
Bourns, Inc.


The world is moving toward implementing the Internet of Things (IoT), which will have far-reaching and positive impact on virtually all industries and applications. Connecting disparate devices and making them smarter systems gives users and organizations the power of real-time data access that leads to better decision making and productivity through analytics. For instance, already deployed IoT-based industrial automation applications are being used to intelligently monitor factory floor equipment.

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3 Weeks Until IoT West 2017

Internet of Things West is an event covering advanced connectivity and cloud-based control of devices, equipment, facilities and enterprise operations. This conference is one of two annual “Internet of Things” trade shows hosted by Webcom Communications, serving the western US, Canada and Mexico. It will be held October 4-5, 2017 in Denver, Colorado and co-located with the SCADA Technology Summit.

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  New Products

Energy Vision orders Flexenclosure’s eSite x10 hybrid power system for Burkina Faso rollout

Energy Vision, the leading telecom ESCO in Africa, has ordered over a hundred units of Flexenclosure’s eSite x10 – for a large rollout of cell site power systems in Burkina Faso, to be utilised by a major pan-African mobile operator.. - read more


OKW’s New Larger EVOTEC Designer Instrument Enclosures

OKW’s EVOTEC designer desktop plastic enclosures are designed for tough working environments. Applications include measurement and control engineering, IT, medical, laboratory and environmental technology.

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LORD Corporation announces launch of form and cure in-place gasketing

LORD Corporation, a leading supplier of thermal management materials, adhesives, coatings and encapsulants to the electronics industry has announced the launch of LORD SC-800, an efficient one-step solution to quickly seal electronics enclosures.

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Pixus Announces Open VPX Development ATR Enclosure

Pixus Technologies, a provider of embedded computing and enclosure solutions, now offers a low-cost demonstration and development ATR (Air Transport Rack) for conduction-cooled 3U or 6U OpenVPX systems. The enclosure includes rear fans for supplemental cooling of high-power cards.

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  Industry News

Exair’s New Website Offers Better Ways to Improve Efficiency and Safety

EXAIR.com® is the new digital home of Intelligent Compressed Air® products for industry. EXAIR’s new website has improved the product selection process by providing descriptions immediately from the homepage. An improved account management and ordering process streamlines access to historical orders, allows one click repeat orders and eases editing of your information.- read more


CompactPCI Serial for Space Specification is Ratified by PICMG

PICMG, a not-for-profit 501(c) consortium of companies and organizations that collaboratively develop open specifications, has announced that PICMG members have ratified the cPCI Serial Space specification. It is a ruggedized version of CompactPCI
Serial that specifically addresses the extreme environment requirements for outer space- read more


GI Plastek Expands In-house EMI and RFI Shielding Capabilities

GI Plastek has significantly expanded its in-house electromagnetic interference (EMI) and radio frequency interference (RFI) shielding capabilities. With its new mechanized production paint line, GI Plastek applies a copper shielding emulsion onto plastic molded parts to eliminate EMI/RFI penetration that could disrupt sensitive components and circuits in electronic equipment and potentially throw off instrument calibration.- read more


Event Listings


January 31-February 2, 2017
Santa Clara, Calif.


BICSI Winter Conference

Jan. 22-26, 2017
Tampa, Fla.



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