Keystone Electronics’ 3557-2 fuse holder minimizes the need for design engineers to design and test multiple fuse holders to accommodate Littelfuse ATO 257 Series, Bussman ATC Series, Littelfuse low-profile mini 897 series and equivalent style fuses. A standard footprint simplifies the board design process and allows for flexibility in designing for circuit protection. Keystone says the fuse holders reduce the amount of necessary production components and give design engineers the ability to design high- or low-profile fuses at the beginning of their design cycles.
Wal-Mart will hold its second Made in the USA Open Call July 7-8, at its headquarters in Bentonville, Ark. The event will be a repeat effort by the world’s biggest seller of consumer goods to increase the amount of US-made products it sells in Wal-Mart stores, in Sam’s Club members-only wholesale outlets, and on walmart.com.
From design feasibility, to development, to production, having the right information to make good decisions can ultimately keep a product from failing validation. The key is highly focused information that doesn’t come from conventional, statistics-based tests but from accelerated stress testing.
There’s a good chance that a few of the things mentioned here won't fully come to fruition in 2015 but rather much later down the line. However, as Malcolm X once said, "The future belongs to those who prepare for it today."
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