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Mill-Max Announces New Press-Fit PCB Pins for Plated-Through Holes

November 7th, 2018

Mill-Max Manufacturing Corp., Inc. today announces four new pins specifically designed for press-fit into PCB plated-through holes, providing a secure connection while maintaining plated-through hole integrity and continuity. These new PCB pins incorporate square press-fit geometry and angled vent features making them suitable for solderless press-fit or press-fit and solder PCB termination. Learn more at www.mill-max.com

About Mill-Max
Mill-Max is the leading US manufacturer of machined interconnect components with a vertically integrated manufacturing facility headquartered at 190 Pine Hollow Rd., Oyster Bay, NY 11771. Its full product line includes spring-loaded connectors, SIP, DIP, PGA and BGA sockets, board-to-board interconnects and pin headers, surface mount and custom products, PCB pins and receptacles, solder terminals, wrapost receptacles and terminals. The company’s complete manufacturing facility includes engineering, tooling, primary and secondary machining, stamping, plating, injection molding, and assembly.

About Control Sales, Inc.
Control Sales, Inc. is the premier electromechanical manufacturers’ representative serving Northern Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa. Since 1976, our expertise has been providing engineers with design-in solutions through product knowledge, collaboration, customization, and service.  Control Sales offers a comprehensive product line, including world-class brands such as ITT Cannon, Crydom, BEI Sensors, C&K, Mill-Max, Sharp, and TDK Lambda. Our mid to large sized OEM customers in industrial, aerospace, medical, and transportation markets rely on us to help solve design challenges. Control Sales is proud to work closely with leading distributor partners in our territory.

New! Rugged, Solder Cup Spring-Loaded Connectors From Mill-Max

October 12th, 2018

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The new 868 series spring loaded and target connectors feature solder-cups to accommodate wire and cable attachment. With flanged insulators and fastening options, these connectors are ideal for mounting into product housings in docking stations, cable terminations, heavy duty quick connects and panel mount equipment.

Learn more at www.mill-max.com

TDK’s New Single Output 600 to 1200W Power Supplies Have Full MoPPs Isolation, Low Acoustic Noise and PMBus™ Communication

August 31st, 2018

 

 

TDK Corporation announces the introduction of the QS series of single output medical and industrial power supplies, rated at 600 to 1200W.  These configurable models have full MoPPs (Means of Patient Protection) isolation, low acoustic noise and a range of options including a PMBus communication with a high current standby voltage.  With medical and industrial safety certifications, the power supplies are suitable for use in medical, test and measurement, communications and broadcast equipment.

Learn more at www.us.tdk-lambda.com

Mill-Max Now Offers Right Angle Solder Cup Headers

August 31st, 2018

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New 380-10-1XX-10-003000 series right-angle headers are ideal for situations where space is limited and wires cannot be easily manipulated.  These solder cup headers expedite the soldering process and reduce overall assembly height by eliminating the need to bend wires or cables for in-line connections.

Learn more at www.mill-max.com

Are Your Electronics Prepared to Weather the Storm?

August 8th, 2018

 

As we delve into the warm summer months, 2018’s hurricane season is just around the corner and shaping up to be a year with above-average hurricane strength and activity. The environmental effects brought upon by serious weather events can be especially threatening to mechanical and electronic instruments, making it critical to find protective solutions.

For 70 years, APM Hexseal has been providing our customers with reliable, secure sealing solutions for a wide array of fields and industries. Learn more at apmhexseal.com

C&K’s New KSC PF Switch is Compact, Water Resiliant and Potting Friendly

August 8th, 2018

The new KSC PF switch provides designers with a next-generation switch solution that is compact yet resilient to water ingression – and made to be potting friendly.

Features include:

  • Unique combination of a compact form factor (6.2 x 6.2 x 5.2mm)
  • IP67 sealed with life cycles up to 1,000,000
  • SMT soft actuator tactile switch with a potting friendly extended cage, which decreases potting level tolerance, enables faster production and increases quality. Potting is often necessary to ensure complete protection while a sealed switch is in use – but potting levels are typically difficult to control in production. In addition, the traditional method of using a flat switch top risks the possibility of potting moving inward and blocking the actuator. By incorporating an extended cage, this issue is avoided.

Learn more at www.ckswitches.com

C&K Introduces New Low Profile DIP Switches

August 8th, 2018

The new DIP switch provides  a cost-effective solution for applications that require a low-profile switch for space savings on PCB. The SDB DIP switch has a high operating life cycle under load and comes in thru-hole or surface mount models.

Learn more at www.ckswitches.com

Mill-Max Introduces Parallel Board-to-Board Connectors

August 6th, 2018

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Mill-Max is proud to present new Horizontal SMT (HSMT) headers and sockets ideally suited for low
profile parallel board-to-board or board-to-component mating.  These new sockets and headers are an excellent choice for applications where vertical board stacking is not an option, such as in LED lighting systems.

Learn more at www.mill-max.com

Product Spotlight: ITT Cannon’s Tight Tolerance Fiber Optic 38999 Series III Connectors

June 25th, 2018

You can preserve your investment and reinforce the integrity of connectors subject to extreme use and repetitive mating and de-mating by installing an ITT Cannon Tight Tolerance Fiber Optic 38999 Series III Connector Saver between the Unit Under Test (UUT) and test equipment.

Learn more at www.ittcannon.com

Belden Introduces MachFlex – The Machine Builder Choice Industrial Cable

June 8th, 2018

Belden introduces a new line of flexible machine cables to aid machine builders tackle the challenge of machines becoming highly systemized, smaller and compact. By offering cables in smaller sizes that save installation space and are highly durable, Belden’s MachFlex machine cables are able to meet the flexibility, physical and mechanical requirements of end users and customers. Learn more at www.beldencables-emea.com

 

C&K Launches New PT Series Sealed Power Toggle Switch

June 4th, 2018

 

 

C&K has announced the launch of its new PT Series Sealed Power Toggle Switch. The new PT series is well-suited to meet the stringent performance requirements for vehicles used in off-road, construction, and agriculture – as well as those for materials handling, industrial and lift gate controls and equipment.

C&K’s PT Series Sealed Power Toggle Switch is built with a patented single piece injection molded seal for extra protection, is designed with a high-strength, heat-resistant housing and has superior oil and fuel resistance. PT switches have a versatile IP66/IP68 seal rating, are IEC/UL 61058-1 certified – and are rated at 15 amps for maintained functions and 10 amps for momentary functions, making it easy for engineers to incorporate the switch into their designs.

Learn more at ckswitches.com

Bivar Releases New Zero Light Bleed LPR & LPV Rigid Light Pipes

April 13th, 2018

Bivar launches new zero light bleed LPR & LPV Rigid Light Pipes featuring an innovative black adapter design that surrounds the LED and channels the light directly to the lens, eliminating light bleed at the LED source. This series is available in two configurations to accommodate most application requirements and they are available in a range of sizes and lens styles.

Product Highlights

Zero Light Bleed at the LED

High Vibration Environments

Easy Installation

Right Angle and Vertical Configurations

Industry Use: Datacom, Energy & Utility, Audio/Video, Security, Healthcare

 

Learn more at www.bivar.com

New! Super Low-Profile Interconnect Sockets from Mill-Max

April 4th, 2018

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Many of today’s products, such as implantable and wearable devices for the medical industry, demand miniaturization along with high functionality and reliability. Those requirements drive designers to find durable solutions to package more electronics into smaller spaces; these new sockets can be exactly what you are looking for.

Learn more at www.mill-max.com

New From TDK: Medical / ITE Certified 2×4” Power Supplies With Optimum Performance up to 85°C Ambient Temperatures

February 6th, 2018

TDK Corporation announces the introduction of the TDK-Lambda brand CUS150M series of ACDC
150W rated power supplies, with the capability of operating in ambient temperatures of up to
85°C without the need for forced air cooling. Certified to medical and ITE standards for Class I
and II (no earth ground connection) operation, the product meets both curve B radiated and
conducted emissions. CUS150M target applications include medical, home healthcare, dental,
test and measurement, broadcast and industrial equipment.

Learn more at www.us.tdk-lambda.com

TDK Corporation Announces the 100W rated TDK-Lambda i3A Series

January 24th, 2018

TDK Corporation announces the introduction of the 100W rated TDK-Lambda i3A series of non-isolated DC-DC converters. Capable of operating from an input voltage of 9V to 53V, the step-down converter delivers an output voltage that can be adjustable from 3.3 to 16.5V or 5 to 30V with output currents of up to 8A. The series is designed to be used in a wide range of applications including medical, communications, industrial and test and measurement equipment.

Learn more at www.us.tdk-lambda.com

TDK Corporation announces the introduction of 500W Configurable Medical Power Supplies, with a Class I and Class II

January 5th, 2018

TDK Corporation announces the introduction of the XMS500 series of AC-DC power supplies, rated at 500W output power, with a Class I and Class II (no earth ground connection) construction.

Learn more at www.us.tdk-lambda.com

Nemesis II CBA is ITT Cannon’s Next Generation Miniature Circular Connector for Soldier Modernization

December 26th, 2017

The Nemesis II CBA  is a lightweight, high performance interconnect featuring Cannon breakaway functionality and proprietary high pressure sealing tested for water submersion to 20+ Meters. It delivers reliable power, signal and data in a smaller, more robust and integrated design package and helps soldiers reduce physical loads, maintain communication and receive mission-critical information when they need it most. Learn more at http://www.ittcannon.com

Mill-Max Introduces Low Profile Solder Cup Headers

December 26th, 2017

Mill-Max is proud to present a new, low profile solder cup header delivering a 25% reduction in height as compared to the current product.  These solder cup headers are ideal for making wire to board connections where keeping overall height to a minimum is essential. Learn more at https://www.mill-max.com

 

New from Mill-Max! Low Profile, Removable Carriers for Male PCB Pins and Terminals

November 15th, 2017

Mill-Max introduces its first male pin carrier, utilizing thin Kapton film to create ultra-low-profile interconnects. Overall connector height and size are greatly reduced making it ideal for locations where traditional insulator housings can’t be accommodated. This initial offering is a perfect solution for low profile board to board connections.

Learn more at www.mill-max.com

Spotlight: TDK Lambda’s Z+ 200-800W Programmable Power Supply – DC power supply, function generator, communications ALL IN ONE!

November 9th, 2017

Control Sales is proud to spotlight TDK-Lambda’s Z+ Series of 200 to 800W programmable DC power supplies. These high-density, high efficiency, 2U format, bench-top and rack mountable power supplies are designed to meet the demands of a wide variety of ATE, Laboratory and OEM applications, including: Test & Measurement, Semiconductor Burn-in, Component Test, LED/Laser Test, RF Amplifiers, Electromagnetic and Electrochemical applications.

Z+ has ability to create and store up to 4 application specific test waveforms removing the need for an external controller in basic simulation tasks. Up to 12 values can be programmed using the waveform creator software provided and 4 waveforms can be stored in the Z+ unit’s memory. More complex waveforms can be created using LabView®.  These waveforms can be either repetitive or single-shot.

Find Z+ Data sheets, tech files, 12 set up videos at us.tdk-lambda.com

ITT Cannon Announces New MKJ Clip Lock Miniature Circular Connector

November 8th, 2017

ITT Cannon’s new MKJ Clip Lock Miniature Circular Connector offers a small, lightweight and competitively priced clip lock latching system. The clip lock is a mil-style connector with a proven snap on positive lock dimension that is both robust and cost efficient.

Learn more at www.ittcannon.com

C&K’s DA Series Miniature Single Pole Rocker Switch

November 3rd, 2017

C&K’s DA rocker switches are often used to turn on power for appliance products ranging from larger white goods to smaller consumer appliances. They are a workhorse in a compact package, fitting a standard 15 x 21mm panel cutout.

Learn more at www.ckswitches.com

ITT Cannon Modular APD Interface Video

November 3rd, 2017

ITT Cannon’s Modular APD Interface enables quick and simple management of APD connectors in heavy and off road vehicle cabin to chassis and centralized interconnect applications.

Watch to learn more.

Mill-Max Expands Tape and Reel Packaging Options with Enhanced Capabilities

November 3rd, 2017

Mill-Max Manufacturing is proud to announce expanded capabilities for packaging its pin and receptacle products on tape and reel.   This vertical integration can help reduce costs and lead times, while meeting the packaging needs of electronics manufacturers.

Learn more at www.mill-max.com

 

ITT Cannon Announces the Launch of the CTC Series

September 28th, 2017

The CTC Series is a high performance, cost effective, cable-to cable solution for use in harsh environment applications where reliable signal circuits are critical to operating performance.

Learn more and watch a video at ittcannon.com

Mill-Max Adds Swage Mount PCB Pins For Interconnect Applications

July 7th, 2017

Mill-Max is adding to its diverse mix of swage mount PCB pins with six new offerings designed for interconnect applications. These swage mount terminals are designed to be mechanically fastened to a board or panel and plugged into sockets or soldered into mating boards in board stacking and other interconnect configurations.

Learn more at https://www.mill-max.com/new_products/detail/169

Mill-Max Introduces New Ruggedized Long Stroke 4 MM Pitch Spring Loaded Connector

May 24th, 2017

Mill-Max introduces a new ruggedized long stroke 4 mm pitch spring loaded connector (SLC) that is aimed at tough applications in rough environments. The new 858 series are ideal for applications where the connector will experience side loading, great variation in vertical engagement, high levels of shock and vibration, high cycle counts and extremes of temperature.

Learn more at https://www.mill-max.com/new_products/detail/168

C&K Introduces New PNP Series Sealed Pushbutton Switches

May 1st, 2017


C&K has announced the launch of its PNP series sealed pushbutton switches which are IP68 sealed to endure harsh environments and power wash down. The PNP series combines the same rugged switch performance and 5A power capabilities of C&K’s NP series switches with the affordability of its AP series – and features an all new thermoplastic housing design. Designers of transportation, industrial controls, test equipment and automation applications will now have access to a high-quality, extremely durable switch series for their control grips, joysticks, off-road panels, hydraulics, power control panels, heavy equipment, industrial instruments, lifts, conveyor controls and other applications.

Learn more at http://www.ckswitches.com/news/posts/2017/april/ck-introduces-new-pnp-series-sealed-pushbutton-switches/

Cosel introduces its new PCA600F Digital Controlled Power Supply, a high efficiency, extremely small digital assisted 600W AC/DC power supply.

April 19th, 2017

Unmatched in size and performance, the PCA600F Digital Controlled Power Supply is available now. The PCA has Medical and well as ITE Safety Certifications ANSI/AAMI ES60601-1, EN60601-1 3rd, and is only 89mm W X 41mm H X 152mm L – 3.5” X 1.61” X 5.98”.

Standard Features:

  • High Efficiency up to 94%
  • 2 X MOPP
  • Smart Fan (Automatically adjusts the fan speed based on the load)
  • 1U High
  • Universal Input (AC85~264)
  • Constant Current Operation or Constant Voltage
  • Output Voltage can be adjusted down to nearly 0VDC
  • Extended UART (RS232) Communication Port
  • Convenient Alarm Signals
  • 12 Volt Aux, can be changed to 5V
  • N+1 Redundant operation
  • Output Voltages 5, 12, 15, and 24
  • 5 Year Warranty

The Extended UART can monitor or control 21 different functions including, input & output voltage, current, set constant current, Remote ON/OFF, set output voltage and other functions.

Options:

  • Terminal Block in place of bus bar
  • Parallel Operation

Application Types:

  • Medical Equipment
  • Test & Measurement
  • Peltier Devices
  • Battery Chargers
  • LED lights and Sign
  • Industrial Process Equipment

Learn more at https://en.cosel.co.jp/product/powersupply/PCA/PCA600F/

Mill-Max Introduces Discrete Insulated Pins and Receptacles

April 18th, 2017

Mill-Max is pleased to announce a new selection of insulated terminals.  Six popular Mill-Max pins and receptacles have been fitted with cylindrical insulating sleeves for electrical isolation applications.   The new offerings include three header pins, two receptacles and one solder cup pin to suit a variety of uses. These discrete insulated pins and receptacles offer a dedicated single position insulated terminal, circular in shape, making them perfectly compatible with drilled holes in boards or assembly housings.  They are an alternative to one position standard connectors which have square insulators.

Learn more at: https://www.mill-max.com/new_products/detail/167

C&K Adds Customizable Graphics to Backlit Caps on Illuminated Industrial Pushbutton Switch Series

April 12th, 2017

 

C&K Components, a leading global manufacturer of electromechanical switches, smart card interconnect devices, and high reliability connectors, has announced that they have added painted and laser-etched symbols to the backlit caps on the APB Series industrial pushbutton switches. Available LED’s in either blue or white, the backlit caps provide a highly visible indication that the switch has been activated or turned on. Additionally, since the LEDs are independent of the switching mechanism, customers can control the LED to indicate whether the switch is in the up (on) or down (off) position, and can even control the level of brightness. Learn more at www.ckswitches.com.

 

Crydom Introduces the PMP Series of Proportional Control Relays

April 11th, 2017

 

Crydom introduces the PMP Series of Proportional Controllers, a multi-function complement for NOVA22 Solid State Relays. The new PMP Series are panel mounted multi-function proportional control SSRs in a compact 22.5mm housing ideal for applications that require control of the amount of power delivered to a resistive load. These solid state relays can control the load power in proportion to an analog control input, which can be a DC voltage (0-5 or 0-10 volts) or a DC current (4-20 mA); as this control input varies from 0 to 100% so does the output of the SSR. The use of an auxiliary DC power supply allows to have good precision and low noise sensitivity over the full control voltage range.  Learn more at www.crydom.com.

ITT Cannon Introduces ARINC 801 Fiber Optic Solutions to Meet Growing Demand for High Speed Data, Video and Networking in Harsh Environments

April 10th, 2017

ITT Inc.’s Cannon brand has introduced its ARINC 801 Fiber Optic Connector Series, a high-bandwidth interconnect solution that provides maximum performance and reliability for commercial and military aviation, and shipboard systems. Designed for harsh environments that require high-speed and accurate data transfer, Cannon’s ARINC 801 series offers robust interconnects that operate at transmission speeds of 10 gigabits/sec (Gb/S) and higher, making them a perfect fit for in-flight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC), commercial and military avionics, ground-based communications and shipboard navigation. Learn more at www.ittcannon.com.

Orion Fans: Cross References to NMB Product Discontinuations

April 10th, 2017

Orion Fans has expanded its DC fan and blower product listing to offer a viable, long-term source for customers when they face End-of-Life or product discontinuation notices. Orion Fans has introduced 52 new DC fans and 4 new DC blowers. The additions to the DC fan and blower families include a wide range of package size, speed (RPM), airflow (CFM), and special function combinations. Learn more at www.orionfans.com.

Crydom’s Popular Mini-Puck Solid State Relay is back with More Power & Additional Features

March 30th, 2017

Crydom presents the redesigned range of EL Series AC and DC output solid state relays with ratings up to 30 Amps, making it the highest current rating SSR in this compact footprint. The EL Series SSR comes in a 21mm x 35mm housing with quick connect terminals, ideal for applications where space is at a premium, such as small commercial and medical machines. The internal construction and housing of the EL Series has been re-designed for improved reliability, robust mechanical construction and improved thermal performance. Recently added optional built-in overvoltage protection (internal TVS diode) on AC models, as well as a unique optional 90° bent terminals for applications where vertical space is limited.  Learn more at www.crydom.com.

Mill-Max: New Low Profile Target Connectors

March 12th, 2017

Mill-Max is excited to announce the release of our lowest profile target connectors with an above board height of only .087” (2,21mm). Target connectors are used in place of SMT pads on a PCB as the mating surface for spring-loaded pins. They provide increased durability and are useful in achieving specific distances between boards.

To augment our existing .100” (2,54mm) grid target connector lineup we are introducing four new, low profile products. These connectors are all surface mount, available in single or double row packages and are offered with flat or concave target faces. Concave face targets provide additional surface area for mating and can aid in centering/alignment of components and/or boards fitted with spring-loaded connectors. Precision-machined pins with an overall length tolerance of +/- .0015” (+/-.0381mm) help to achieve a co-planarity of .005” (,13mm) or better for connectors up to 1” (25,4mm) long. Advanced machining techniques are used to ensure no burr protrusion on either the target face or the surface mount termination end.

Here is the part number breakdown for these new connectors:

Target connectors are used in place of SMT pads on a PCB as the mating surface for spring-loaded pins. They provide increased durability and are useful in achieving specific distances between boards.

Combining target connectors with spring-loaded connectors on opposing boards can be a simple and convenient solution for making connections between stacked boards or docking stations and devices. These new connectors are ideally suited for low profile applications where multiple connections are required. To achieve an ultra-low profile mated pair using these target connectors, the Mill-Max series 815 and 817 (single and double row respectively) are the ideal choice. The 815/817 connectors, compressed to ½ stroke and used in combination with these new low profile target connectors, provide a board to board spacing of just .175” (4,45mm).

All the pins are precision-machined and gold-plated for environmental protection, durability and good conductivity. The connector insulators are molded from high temperature plastic suitable for most soldering process including RoHS environments. All of these products are RoHS compliant. See the attached catalog pages for further details.

Mill-Max is the leading US manufacturer of machined interconnect components with a vertically integrated manufacturing facility headquartered at 190 Pine Hollow Rd., Oyster Bay, NY 11771. Its full product line includes spring-loaded connectors, SIP, DIP, PGA and BGA sockets, board-to-board interconnects and pin headers, surface mount and custom products, PCB pins and receptacles, solder terminals, wrapost receptacles and terminals. The company’s complete manufacturing facility includes engineering, tooling, primary and secondary machining, stamping, plating, injection molding, and assembly.

For more information, contact Robin D. Ritter, Marketing Coordinator, Mill-Max Mfg. Corp., rritter@mill-max.com; www.mill-max.com; PR674, 3/17.

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