Electronics Insight

Learn more about developments in the electronics market, new reference designs and special hints. Electronics Insight is all about components, Design-In and applications.

Browse our latest Electronics Insight articles:

Apr 8, 2020 (EMC Components, Other Product News, Electronics Insight, Building Bridges, Electromechanic)

Why Your Ventilator Design Needs to Consider Electromagnetic Interference (EMI)

Although there is a push by existing professional manufacturers to step-up ventilator production , there is still a movement in the “maker” or open-source realm that want to use their skills in design (medical, electrical, mechanical, 3D printing, etc.) in order to help as much as they can.

Read more ...

Mar 24, 2020 (EMC Components, Other Product News, Electronics Insight, Building Bridges)

The Need for EMC Education

As a product designer, a long time EMC engineer for HP and Agilent Technologies (now Keysight), and currently a consultant to hundreds of companies over the last ten years, I understand very well, the issues product designers face when it comes to EMC and EMI issues.

Read more ...

Feb 11, 2020 (Electronics Insight, Electromechanic)

A Connection for Life: Crimping

Crimping is a joining technique used to connect two components through plastic deformation, for example by flanging, pinching, or folding. Detaching a crimp connection is only possible to a limited extent. Crimping is often used for the creation of electrical connections.

Read more ...

Feb 11, 2020 (Electronics Insight, Electromechanic)

A Connection for Life: Crimping Part 2

The first part of our blog introduced ‘crimping’ as a connection technique. In this part 2 we will delve deeper to help those who order parts and tools from Würth Elektronik achieve the best crimping results.

Read more ...

Feb 10, 2020 (EMC Components, Electronics Insight)

How Signal Transformers are Changing to Meet Consumer Demand

The demand for easy access to entertainment and convenience technologies is constantly growing. This forces designers and engineers to create more convenient ways to transport these technologies. Many times, this means making smaller devices.

Read more ...

Jan 12, 2020 (EMC Components, Other Product News, Electronics Insight)

What Does RoHS Stand for Again? A Summary

Prize question: Why is the 22nd July 2019 so special? Unless you’re a subject expert, it probably won’t mean a thing to you. But, on this day the latest revision of the 2015 RoHS Directive (Restriction of Hazardous Substances, RoHS III or RoHS 3) came into force. Our colleagues at Würth Elektronik will not have paid much attention to this date either – because the company has already been complying with this third revision of the directive for years. The latest revision restricts the use of four additional substances:

Read more ...

Jan 4, 2020 (Other Product News, Electronics Insight)

Smart Prototype Manufacturing

Time is money in our fast-paced world. Developers especially, can tell you a thing or two about it: innovations, new products and variations are launched in ever-faster succession. There’s no time to stand still and the timeframes between product development and product launch are getting increasingly tighter.

This creates a big challenge for the time-consuming research and test phase of suitable components!

Read more ...

Nov 13, 2019 (EMC Components, Press-Fit Technology, Electronics Insight)

REDCUBE Terminals – Innovation at its finest.

While Press-Fit is becoming more widely known in the industry, do the masses of designers really understand the benefits of using the technology? The Würth Elektronik REDCUBE line of terminals is one of the most pioneered High Power connections available. REDCUBE products provide reliable power distribution with a low contact resistance through efficient solid block designs.

Read more ...

Nov 12, 2019 (Other Product News, Distribution, Electronics Insight, Emerging Technology)

Get connected! EDI with Würth Elektronik

The days when Digitization, IoT and Smart Factory described sketchy visions for the future are over. Today, if you want a competitive edge, maximum automation of both internal and external business processes is a must.

Read more ...

Oct 14, 2019 (Other Product News, Electronics Insight)

The Merging of SI, PI, and EMI

Discussion on trends in signal integrity (SI), power integrity (PI), and EMI in the next five years

Read more ...