Skip to main content

Laird Offers Improved Revenue Potential and More Reliable Performance with New Power Cycling Thermoelectric Modules

(LRD: London) announces the release of a new line of Power Cycling Thermoelectric Modules designed to improve revenue possibilities and performance reliability.

Standard Thermoelectric Modules (TEMs) are primarily designed to deliver steady cooling and cannot withstand repeated thermal cycling between hot and cold temperatures required by molecular diagnostic equipment used in places like hospitals and medical research laboratories.

As a result, testing labs can experience downtime for repairs causing lost revenue for the labs as well as equipment manufacturers that supply consumable products, like reagents, used during the testing process.

Laird’s new Power Cycling (PC) Series is constructed with a unique, proprietary thermally conductive “soft layer” that absorbs mechanical stresses caused by ramp rates set at hot and cold temperatures.

“As a result, Laird can offer what very few others can,” explains Senior Vice President of Laird’s Engineered Thermal Systems, Anders Kottenauer. He adds that, “The new line of Power Cycling TEMs has been proven to perform reliably for more than 600,000 temperature cycles. That’s well beyond the industry standard and a testament to the hard work of our engineering team.”

With that kind of reliable performance the working lifespans of molecular diagnostic equipment and burn-in chip test sockets is increased. This means more molecular diagnostic tests can be performed each year which allows for increased output and maximizing revenue potential.

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

TURCK M8 CORDSETS WITH 100 PERCENT SHIELDING OPTION PROTECT AGAINST EMI/RFI

TURCK is now offering the option to completely shield M8 picofast ® cordsets by connecting a braided shield directly to the coupling nut. This provides a cost-effective and reliable connection with 100 percent cable and connector shielding, which protects against electromagnetic and radio frequency interference.

The 3 and 4-pin cordsets are available with flexlife ® PVC or PUR jacketed cable. All connectors deliver IEC IP 67 protection.

The M8 picofast line, like most TURCK cordsets, provides male or female, straight and right angle connectors, standard and custom lengths, and pigtails or extensions. Fully encapsulated mating receptacles are also offered, completing the system.

Banner Engineering DF-G3 Discrete Fiber Amplifier Features World-Class Long Range Sensing Capability

Banner Engineering introduces its DF-G3 discrete long-range fiber amplifier with dual digital displays for use with plastic and glass fiber optic assemblies. Featuring increased sensing power, the DF-G3 can sense more than 3 meters (10 ft.) with opposed mode fibers or more than 1 meter (3 ft.) with diffuse mode fibers. The extra power provides increased detection reliability for dark targets at long range and enhanced detection sensitivity when using specialty fiber assemblies for large area and small part detection applications.

The DF-G3 is available with a single discrete output or two dual discrete outputs. The dual discrete outputs can be independently taught to trigger at different intensity values, which is ideal for correct part-in-place or error-proofing, bottle down, and edge guiding applications.

“We developed the DF-G3 fiber amplifier to meet our customers’ need to precisely detect smaller targets at longer ranges” said Dennis Smith, Senior Marketing Manager, Banner Engin…

IDEC Releases New Line of High Efficiency Power Supplies

IDEC Corporation announces the PS5R-V line of DIN-rail power supplies, offering their customers high-efficiency in a compact form factor at competitive prices. These power supplies suit a wide range of needs in the industrial marketplace, and carry all of the required certifications necessary for use in these demanding applications. This next generation of the industry standard PS5R power supply family has updated features and specifications to meet current and future needs.

The PS5R-V line of power supplies includes 10W, 15W, 30W, 60W and 120W versions, with additional versions coming soon. These power supplies have a very compact form factor with overall dimensions reduced by up to 25% from previous generations. The reduced form factors combine with DIN-rail mounting to free up valuable control panel space and reduce installation costs.

Operating temperature ranges up to -25 to +75 degrees C offer more versatility. These extended operating temperature ranges often allow these power…