Tech news tagged ‘rohs’

ITT shows rugged connectors

ITT and its Cannon brand showed its VG95234 connectors at Electronica. Theyprovide an alternative to traditional cadmium plating…

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Ultra-small p-mosfets switch power

Advanced Power Electronics has launched a 1.8A p-channel enhancement-mode power mosfet in a 2×2.1mm package.

The AP2325GEU6-HF-3 is aimed at load switching, with a breakdown voltage of -20V and 145m? RDS(on)max. The current rating is measured at 25°C.

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Amphenol removes cadmium from RoHS compliant connectors

Amphenol is offering a new RoHS compliant plating alternative to Cadmium which is a conductive and non-reflective finish approved for 500 hours salt spray endurance and is being used in the defence industry.

Black Zinc Nickel plating is offered on a number of the supplier’s connectors and accessories…

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QorIQ processors support non-RoHS aerospace processes

Under the framework agreement between e2v and Freescale, e2v is offering non-RoHS qualified QorIQ processors for the aerospace and defence industries which have both a demand and approval to use non-RoHS electronic components. The processor packages have undergone de-balling and re-balling processes, and are tested for…

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Government plans awareness campaign for RoHS recast

UK Government’s Department of Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) has approached distributor Farnell as part of its plan to increase awareness of RoHS and WEEE recasts (RoHS 2 and WEEE 2).

Farnell will also be helping to promote a series of roadshows presenting developments in European legislation to users…

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Cadmium-free quantum dot firm wins major LED lighting deal

Nanoco, a UK-based manufacturer of cadmium-free quantum dots, has signed a joint development agreement with a global lighting company which is major producer of LED lighting products. The collaboration will see the university spin-out’s cadmium-free quantum dots (CFQD) technology used in high volume LED lighting…

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RoHS recast is coming, the medical market prepares

Guest columnist Peter Winnington-Ingram, senior site director at Plexus, looks at the impact the recently adopted RoHS 2.0 EU Directive will have on the development of medical systems RoHS was introduced by the European Union in 2003 with the intention to regulate the large amounts of toxic electronic…

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Industrial growth leads Avnet profits

A healthier global economy helped Avnet grow fiscal Q2 sales above the seasonal norm but favourable currency translations also lent a hand. Revenues for the three months ended 2 January went up 13.2% to $4.83bn or 10% when for-ex conversions were excluded, while profits of $162m compared…

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Trading conditions improving, says Electrocomponents

Electrocomponents, owners of RS Components, has reported steadily improving trading conditions in the distribution market.  Group sales in the first six months of the year were 15.3% lower at £447.2m. But the company reported a gradually improving trading position.  “Group sales declined by 17% in the first quarter…

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Trends and Technologies

We bring together the best and most relevant Electronics Weekly content for the following subject areas, covering electronics trends and technologies. From LEDs, through WEEE and RoHS, to MEMS, solar cells, startup funding and wireless technologies, such as Zigbee and Ultra Low Power Bluetooth… LEDs LEDs general -…

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