Corp.'s new series of self-retaining, T-1 LED mounting spacers are designed
for uniform and perpendicular LED positioning and can reducing assembly costs. The
self-aligning LED spacers feature internal retention "teeth" that secure spacers onto LED leads, prior to assembly on PCB's.
The design also eliminates the possibility of LED lead shorting by separating
and retaining component leads while inserting into a PCB. No special tools are
required to preassemble LED's to spacers. The new spacers feature 0.020 inch (0.5 mm) legs incorporated into
the molded Nylon 6/6 structure to serve the dual purpose of heat dissipation
and easy post-solder cleaning. Overall height
of the spacers range from 0.120 to 0.925 inch (3.0 to 23.5 mm). Keystone also has "Universal" and
"Self-aligning" LED spacer mounts for Tri-lead and Bi-lead T-1 and T-1 3/4
Researchers at the University of Maryland have achieved a first in lithium-ion battery science: the development of a successful lithium-based battery using one material for all three core components of a battery -- anode, cathode, and electrolyte.
The online Bar Steel Fatigue Database for automotive design engineers has been updated for the fifth time and now contains 134 iterations, or grade/process combinations. It provides better predictability for designing parts with long-term reliability and durability.
FPGAs use programmable fabric to create custom logic, but this flexibility comes at a cost -- usually around 10 times more silicon real estate and 10 times the power dissipation. Can we really claim any FPGA is low power?
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