Design > Componentry

Green car one step closer

14 May, 2007 by Elizabeth Latham, Journalist

A new variation of a familiar platinum-nickel alloy has been identified and claimed to be the most active oxygen-reducing catalyst ever reported


Plastic: the way of the electronic future

14 May, 2007 by Elizabeth Latham, Journalist

Plastic electronics have been in the public eye since three scientists won the 2000 Nobel Prize for their contribution to the discovery and development of conductive polymer plastics


Call for global collaboration on nanotechnology

09 May, 2007

About 250 technologists and policy makers from around the globe met in Brussels, Belgium, at INC3, the third international nanotechnology conference on communication and cooperation, to discuss the latest developments in nanotechnology, the challenges and bottlenecks, and the economic and societal implications.


High-power PoE accepted by IEEE committee

12 April, 2007

Phihong USA has proposed allowing midspans used in power-over-ethernet applications to put the power onto the data pair as required for Gigabit systems.


Soanar to distribute ZMD AG in ANZ

13 March, 2007

Soanar announced last week that it has been appointed distributor and technical representative for German-based ZMD AG in Australia and New Zealand.


Harting names 'Global catalogue distributor of the year'

02 March, 2007

RS Components has been awarded the ‘Global catalogue distributor of the year’ award by Harting Technology Group for the third consecutive year.


Group formed to address strong demand for electronics

16 January, 2007

Microchip Technology has announced the formation of the Medical Products Group (MPG) to address the emerging challenges of the medical electronics market through close partnerships with medical device makers.


Build your own PC board: a designer's dream

06 September, 2006

LPKF's ProtoMat S62 desktop milling machine exceeds designer expectations with its mini learning curve coupled with low cost and fast turnaround


Xantrex distributor appointed

02 October, 2005

NewTek Instruments has been appointed distributors for Xantrex Technology, a power electronics company.


Components firms merge

29 September, 2005

Arrow Asia Pacific has acquired the component distribution business of Connektron.


Fans keep their cool with ceramics

05 August, 2005

DC type cooling fans are essential for many different types of cooling applications, but they do have a relatively short life expectancy when used on products that are designed to operate continuously in hot or hostile environments


Strip materials

03 August, 2005

Sandvik has introduced its latest product form and launched a range of surface engineered stainless steel strip materials.


Plant-life inspires cooling system

27 April, 2005

Cambridge Consultants in Britain has produced its 'evaporative cooler' concept design for cooling the fuel cell-powered notebook computers of the future.


Wurth components catalogue

15 November, 2004

Würth Elektronik EMC/RF components and connectors are now available in Australia and New Zealand through Westek Electronics.


X-rays keep an eye on components

12 May, 2004

A MyData surface mount assembly line and a three-dimensional x-ray inspection system are giving Christchurch electronics manufacturer GPC Electronics (NZ) an edge over rival companies.


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