ELECTRONICS: Crystek has introduced a new line of low-loss RF coaxial cable assemblies featuring rugged stainless-steel solder-clamp construction and attenuation of 0.36 dB/ft at 18 GHz. The LL142 Series cable offers shielding effectiveness of greater than -110 dB with an operating temperature range of -55 to 85C (extended range of -55 to 125C available through special order).
The LL142 Series cable offers a minimum bend radius of 0.8 inch and is available in-stock with SMA Male to SMA Male connectors, as well as Type N and TNC connectors. Crystek’s stocking distributors also support a large variety of RG174 and RG316DS cables in a variety of configurations.
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Siemens and Georgia Institute of Technology are partnering to address limitations in the current additive manufacturing design-to-production chain in an applied research project as part of the federally backed America Makes program.
Independent science safety company Underwriters Laboratories is providing new guidance for manufacturers about how to follow the latest IEC standards for implementing safety features in programmable logic controllers.
Automakers are adding greater digital capabilities to their design and engineering activities to promote collaboration among staff and suppliers, input consumer feedback, shorten product development cycles, and meet evolving end-use needs.
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