New Products

DN Staff

February 26, 2001

5 Min Read
New Products

Connection system

The har-pak(R)mini coax connector system offers high contact density for making rugged board-to-board interconnections. The system can accommodate a variety of cable assemblies, including SMA, SMB, and N-Type. Both the straight and angled connectors provide blind mating board-to-backplane RF connection and press-fit assembly.

HARTING of North America , 1370 Bowes Rd., Elgin, IL 60123-5538; FAX (847) 741-8257;

For Information, enter 685


Reaching handling strength in seconds, Thermo-Bond Film 644 allows speedy assembly in electronic applications. The die-cuttable thermoplastic bonding film adheres to materials ranging from fabric to liquid-crystal polymer and from polyester film to aluminum. Available in 1.5-, 4.0-, and 10-mil thicknesses, the film bonds at 200F via conventional heat laminators or platen presses.

3M, St. Paul, MN 55144; FAX (651) 733-0729; www.3m.


For Information, enter 681


The Quick-Stop Luer Check Valves lets users change solvent in an HPLC system while preventing spills. Once engaged, the check valve allows flow in either direction. Connection is via standard 1/4 to 28 flat-bottom fittings and the included luer union.

Upchurch Scientific , 619 W Oak St., Oak Harbour, WA 98277-1529; FAX (800) 359-3460;

For Information, enter 682


A 50W metal halide fiber optic illuminator has just been added to this company's line of Solarc(TM)lighting products. Designed for industrial endoscopy applications, the product is said to offer up to five times the optical efficiency of halogen light sources, and three times that of xenon. Said to feature precision focus, the product can also be customized to support any fiber or connector.

Welch Allyn Medical Products; FAX (315) 685-2854.

For Information, enter 683


The TS-C35 is a PMC-format, TigerSHARC(TM)DSP module. It features a floating-point DSP, 128MB SDRAM, 4MG flash, and a 64-bit/66MHz PCI interface, all coupled to an FPGA for high-speed digital I/O and algorithm acceleration. Typical applications include telecommunications infrastructure, RADAR/SONAR, and software radio.

Transtech DSP , 20 Thornwood Dr., Ithaca, NY 14850-1263; FAX (607) 257-8679;

For Information, enter 684

Linear actuator

Rolling Ring Technology lets Kinemax actuators convert rotary input into linear output on a smooth, unthreaded shaft. A dial-in adjustment knob provides ultra-fine, incremental pitch control from 0.62 to 6.2 mm per shaft rotation. The unit mounts horizontally, vertically, or at an angle on a standard 15-mm, case-hardened shaft.

Amacoil Inc. , 2100 Bridgewater Rd., Aston, PA 19014; FAX (610) 485-2357;

For Information, enter 686


G209 series permanent-magnet, brush-type, parallel-shaft gearmotors offer long life, low noise, dynamically balanced armatures, externally replaceable brushes, and Class F insulation. Specifications include: gear ratios of 10:1 to 2,328:1, ratings up to 50 inch-lb, speeds up to 350 rpm, and 12 to 90V dc inputs.

RAE Corp. , 4615 W. Prime Pkwy., McHenry, IL 60050; FAX (815) 363-1641;

For Information, enter 687

Java development

The aJ-PC104 system is an Ethernet-enabled, single-board, Java-based computer that uses Sun's new Java2 Platform, Micro Edition (J2ME(TM)). Its aJ-100 microcontroller is also Java-based, to help developers speed their designs of Java-based systems. J2ME consists of a virtual machine and a set of APIs suitable for providing tailored runtime in consumer and embedded electronics.

aJile Systems Inc. , 920 Saratoga Ave., Suite 290, San Jose, CA 95129;

For Information, enter 688

Drum handler

An integrated joystick control lets users adjust the clamping-jaw width of the Drum Runner(R)Model 5500 pneumatic drum handler. The unit lifts, palletizes, and transports steel, plastic, and fiber drums weighing up to 1,000 lbs. An optional built-in scale eliminates the need to weigh drums using separate equipment.

Drum Runner Material Handling Co. , 2010 Zettler Rd., Columbus, OH 43232; FAX (614) 238-0389;

For Information, enter 689


AutoVue for JAVA provides online visualization for users of CapacityWeb, a supply chain and collaboration provider for OEMs. This product provides viewing and markup capabilities for users to visually cooperate on projects. It accepts over 200 engineering and office formats, and its Java language means it can be used entirely within a browser and across different platforms.

Cimmetry Systems Inc.;

For Information, enter 690

Thermoswitch testing

This company is offering a portable thermoswitch test kit for the periodic maintenance and initial calibration of thermoswitches. Made of aluminum, the product accommodates cartridge-type thermoswitches and some thermal fire detectors. A glass thermometer is supplied with the kit for visual verification, while the test cell is controlled by a 1/16 DIN temperature controller with PID.

Gaumer Process Heaters , 13616 Hempstead Hwy., Houston, TX 77040; FAX (800) 460-5700;

For Information, enter 691


The Integrated Piston combines a piston, bearing, and seal in a self-contained package for low-, medium-, and high-pressure hydraulic cylinder applications. The device can accommodate a range of seals and profiles based on an application's fluid, friction, temperature, pressure, wear, and cost requirements. Standard bore diameters are 1.5 to 4 inches, with custom sizes up to 9 inches.

Parker Hannifin , 14300 Alton Pkwy., Irvine, CA 92618; FAX (949) 851-3799;

For Information, enter 770

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