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19.12.2013 Electronic & Electromechanical Components - Custom Magnetics

Gap Calculator Desk Tool released by Wurth Electronics Midcom

Wurth Electronics Midcom Inc announced the release of a new online tool: the Gap Calculator.

The Gap Calculator tool provides a quick calculation of the gap length of a transformer’s core once the desired AL value and the package are known.

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10.12.2013 Intelligent Power and Control Systems

Würth Elektronik ICS presents SKEDD, a new technology for solder-free plug connection on PCB

Würth Elektronik ICS GmbH & Co. KG is bringing onto the market a new electrical connection technology that sets new benchmarks in the direct PC board connection field and that has the potential to permanently transform the plug-in connector industry.

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04.12.2013 Electronic & Electromechanical Components - Custom Magnetics

Wurth Electronics Midcom Introduces High Voltage Series of Transformers for TI SN6501 Power Driver

Wurth Electronics Midcom developed a series of four transformers withTexas Instruments as an extension to the transformer selection for the SN6501 power driver.

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03.12.2013 Printed Circuit Boards

Achieve your targets faster – HDI Microvia PCBs now available online at WEdirekt

The HDI specialist Würth Elektronik has set new standards in the PCB industry.

Recently, HDI microvia PCBs are available on the online shop, WEdirekt.

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19.11.2013 Printed Circuit Boards

Chinese New Year – Order Placement

Order by the start of December to avoid delays!

At the end of January 2014, the Chinese New Year celebrations take place. During this period, the Chinese factories will work skeleton shifts or be closed.

In order to reduce the effect on your supply chain, you should place your orders by 02.12.13 at the latest. The shipments for all orders after this deadline will be delayed to week 7/8. Save the date!

13.11.2013 Electronic & Electromechanical Components - Custom Magnetics

Custom Capabilities Online Component Catalog Launched from Wurth Electronics Midcom

Wurth Electronics Midcom has assembled an online catalog of standard components for custom transformers, which are stocked and proven out in their production facilities.

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06.11.2013 Printed Circuit Boards

iCAN 2013 Barcelona: German team took first place – calls for an end to backaches. Würth Elektronik supporting young research team with WE-innovation study grant.

Long periods sitting and standing and lack of exercise: This formula is root cause of many back problems. “Call for an end”, that’s what four students of the Saarland university thought, so they developed a back sensor system, collecting and analysing the posture.

Würth Elektronik supported the young research team with their “Würth Elektronik innovation study grant”. Recently, the creative minds were awarded first prize during the international competition “iCAN 2013” in Barcelona, Spain.

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16.09.2013 Electronic & Electromechanical Components - Standard Parts

New catalog for assembly technique, switches and power elements from Würth Elektronik

Würth Elektronik is releasing its new product catalog for assembly technique, switches and power supply elements.

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10.09.2013 Electronic & Electromechanical Components - Standard Parts

Würth Elektronik opens Electronic Design & Application Center in Munich, Germany

One and a half years after opening the Innovation Office in Aschheim close to Munich, Würth Elektronik eiSos is expanding the Munich location and moving into the Garching Business Campus.

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29.08.2013 Printed Circuit Boards

Printed Circuit Boards from Asia: Würth Elektronik opens office in China

The Würth Elektronik Group has been in Asia for over 13 years, where it has established several local businesses, manufacturing facilities and its own Quality and Design Center. Würth Elektronik has now opened an office for Circuit Board Technology in Shenzhen, in the Guangdong region (China).

With this move, the company is not only expanding its business area but also the list of advantages for customers: minimised risk, because Würth Elektronik remains a partner throughout the product's life cycle, from prototypes and samples to production runs. Larger volumes and other technologies can now also be provided.

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23.08.2013 Printed Circuit Boards

New in the Würth Elektronik portfolio: Wirelaid for modern high-power applications with partial power management

The main challenge in modern high power circuit boards: combining high current and lots of control electronics into an extremely limited space.

A solution which is being implemented more and more throughout the industry is the partial thick copper technology Wirelaid. Alongside a reduction in cost, a reduced number of layers, improved heat dissipation and reduced system volume can be achieved using this new technology. Würth Elektronik designs to specific customer requirements for bespoke solutions.

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19.08.2013 Electronic & Electromechanical Components - Standard Parts

Application Handbook - The LTspice IV Simulator

1st edition: Manual, methods and applications

LTspice IV is an outstanding software application for its power, its calculation speed and the universality of its applications. This is THE software that must be used...

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13.08.2013 Electronic & Electromechanical Components - Standard Parts

Power Modules from Würth Elektronik eiSos

Würth Elektronik eiSos launches new product group: Power Modules for Point-of-Load DC/DC-Converter, FPGAs, DSPs MCUs & MPUs and I/O interfaces.

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07.08.2013 Intelligent Power and Control Systems

Full Steam Ahead with Würth Elektronik ICS Controllers

Würth Elektronik ICS has recently supported a solar boat project run by Delft University of Technology (in the Netherlands). The boat was developed by a 16-strong team of students and was built by hand.

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08.07.2013 Electronic & Electromechanical Components - Standard Parts

Application Handbook - The LTspice IV Simulator

LTspice IV is an outstanding software application for its power, its calculation speed and the universality of its applications. This is THE software that must be used to produce high performance electronics in this century where demand for quality must go hand in hand with fast development!

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25.06.2013 Printed Circuit Boards

FESTO Elite Supplier Award 2012 for Würth Elektronik

For outstanding product and delivery services FESTO AG & Co. KG has awarded the German PCB manufacturer, Würth Elektronik, the Festo Elite Supplier Award.

The honor is only awarded to companies that exceed the high standards of quality and service which the Group demands.

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27.05.2013 Printed Circuit Boards

Space saving connection: wire bonding

Würth Elektronik expands its service portfolio

The smaller the circuit board, the less space there is to connect the individual components. Wire bonding provides a very reliable alternative to soldered connections, and it is with this approved method that Würth Elektronik is expanding its service portfolio and taking a further step towards becoming a global circuit board systems company.

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09.05.2013 Intelligent Power and Control Systems

Würth Elektronik ICS lay the foundation stone for their new administration and production building in Waldzimmern

Würth Elektronik ICS GmbH & Co. KG is building a new production and administration building that will bring five current locations in Öhringen, Pfedelbach and Waldbach together under one roof in Waldzimmern. The investment volume for the new construction is about 15 Million euros.

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25.04.2013 Printed Circuit Boards

BMBF project KoSiF started - companies and researchers working together on flexible and autonomous sensor systems

Sensory films - smart skin for machines

In industrial products as well as in the household, devices are equipped with sensors which see, taste and feel for machines, thus facilitating safe operation or even stand-alone operation of these devices. These sensors require the ability to process signals and the sensors must be powered.

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24.04.2013 Intelligent Power and Control Systems

New concepts for electrical systems in vehicles

The significance of electrical systems in vehicles has increased immensely in recent years. This is due, among other reasons, to increased use of electronic components, new functions and new safety standards. Legal regulations and diverse customer requirements in different countries demand a high degree of flexibility and ease of modification.

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22.04.2013 Electronic & Electromechanical Components - Standard Parts

SMD EMI Contact Fingers eliminate EMI

As a specialist for EMC components, Würth Elektronik widens its range of shielding materials by EMI contact fingers.

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22.03.2013 Electronic & Electromechanical Components - Custom Magnetics

Set of custom magnetics developed for quasi-resonant primary side current-mode controllers for LED lighting intoduced by Wurth Electronics Midcom.

These magnetics are targeted for use in Integral LED Driver applications such as LED Bulbs Light engines as well as low power, LED Drivers and Electronic Control Gear for LEDs

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27.02.2013 Electronic & Electromechanical Components - Standard Parts

Würth Elektronik joins Wireless Power Consortium

Würth Elektronik eiSos GmbH & Co. KG has joined the Wireless Power Consortium. The aim of the Wireless Power Consortium is to work on the development of the so-called QI standard.

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06.02.2013 Electronic & Electromechanical Components - Custom Magnetics

Würth Elektronik joins Alliance for Wireless Power: Wireless Power Transfer is gaining momentum

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23.01.2013 Printed Circuit Boards

Comprehensive Service for Developers Würth Elektronik partnering with RS Components

The electronics company RS Components has created a printed circuit board design tool - the new version of DesignSpark PCS 4.0 - that offers developers comprehensive support from the development phase to the ordering the printed circuit boards.Würth Elektronik's online shop WEdirekt is also linked-up with the new version of the software.

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14.01.2013 Electronic & Electromechanical Components - Custom Magnetics

Tiny Isolated 3V to 5.5V Power Supplies Possible for Low Power

Wurth Electronics Midcom Inc. introduces a tiny series of surface mount transformers developed with Texas Instruments to be used with the SN6501 Transformer Driver for Isolated Power Supplies.

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07.01.2013 Electronic & Electromechanical Components - Standard Parts

Wireless Power Transfer is gaining momentum

On 1st of January 2013 Würth Elektronik eiSos GmbH & Co. joined the Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP).

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