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Electronics & Instrumentation

Wavelink Flat Flexible CableWavelink Flat Flexible Cables (FFC) provide easy reliable connection of multiple data points and/or power points in a small, light, flexible, space saving profile. Wavelink FFC is a laminated cable consisting of 1 or more flat conductors laid parallel on a specified pitch and laminated between two layers of dielectric. The flat conductors are typically oxygen free annealed copper and are either bare or tin coated. The dielectric is typically 1 mil or 2 mils of polyester film. Get full specifications and applications here.

CSI Keyboards Custom SwitchesCSI Keyboards specializes in the design and production of onboard instrumentation for seafaring vessels. Marine controls and instrumentation face some of the greatest challenges when it comes to the environment they must perform in. Being constantly exposed to all of the elements which include both the sun and moisture, marine navigation controls must be able to withstand temperature extremes, constant UV exposure, and driving rain and salt sea spray. CSI offers customized solutions for the marine industry including Marine Instrumentation Keypads and Interfaces. Visit website.

United Sensor Pitot Tubes & Kiel ProbesUnited Sensor has the ability to customize most of their product line to meet your needs.  Whether you need specialized bending, drilling, and/or brazing United Sensor has the knowledge and experience needed.  This knowledge and experience has allowed United Sensor to become a leader in providing product’s to the aircraft, automotive, gas turbine, and environmental testing industries.

United Sensor is a 50 year old company specializing in the manufacturing of stainless steel pressure and temperature sensing devices.  United Sensor’s product line ranges from the basic to the complex.  Examples of basic probes are Pitot Tubes, Kiel probes, and Boundary Layer probes while more complex probe models are customized pressure and temperature Rakes, 3 Dimensional probes, and Conical probes. Visit website.

ECI ServiceECI Screen Print has grown tremendously over the past couple of years and the larger the company, the more at risk of becoming more and more cumbersome in its processes. Growing companies need to focus on preventing this problem as well as improving their customer service, all while trying to compete in competitive industries. We have to be able to supply customers with more information that is more detailed and more accurate. There is a great need to be able to supply a surmounting growth of opportunities to the public as well as our customers, all of this while doing it in an easier and simpler way. The goal is to set new standards for service and to be able to increase those standards continually over time. Read full article

IVEK Certamic Displacement PumpsWhen deciding which OEM pump is best for precise aspirating and dispensing of samples and reagents in both Analytical and IVD instruments, we are often asked the differences between traditional Syringe Pumps and IVEK’s Ceramic Displacement Pumps.  Since both of these can be used to do the same function, what are the pros and cons of each? Read full article

Micro Precision Ceramic Engineered SubstratesThere are many advantages to converting your FR-4 PCB assemblies to ceramic engineered substrates. Benefits include excellent thermal conductivity, ESS robustness and extreme temperature operation just to name a few. Micro-Precision Technologies, Inc. is a US based Ceramic PCB manufacturer. Their qualifications include ISO-9001:2008 Certified, MIL-PRF-38534 Class H Qualified and QML-38534 Listed. Visit their website to learn more about the advantages of hybrid assemblies over FR-4 PCB assemblies. Read more

Hoyt MetersLocated in Penacook, New Hampshire, Hoyt Meter manufactures a variety of Panel Meters, Transformers, and Voltage Test Equipment. Their large selection of analog meters offers a variety of solutions for your project, whether you need to read voltage, amperage, or frequency. From rugged models to their vintage meter series, Hoyt Meter has a solution for you. Learn more.

ECI Custom Membrane SwitchECI Screenprint sets itself apart in the Membrane Switch market. Offering high quality, durable membrane switch designs, their strengths really shine from their graphics department. Coming from the printing industry, ECI offers superior graphic overlays and printing for their membrane switches. Adding functionality, branding, and flare to your product, ECI’s design team ensures that your final product exceeds your expectations. Learn more.

New England Small Tube Reagent ProbeSince 1986 New England Small Tube Corporation has been helping companies design Probes, Cannulae, Needles, Pipettes and other Custom Assemblies.

Customers spanning several different industries have trusted NEST’s expertise for the fabrication and completion of their probes and tube assemblies from design through production.

Their website offers a simplified guide created to help with the beginning development stage of a probe assembly and some common considerations that can help smooth and standardize the design. Remember to keep these in mind to make your parts more cost effective and easier to obtain. Read the guide here.

National Aperture Motion websiteNational Aperture of Salem, NH –  manufacturer of precision apertures and motion positioning devices has just launched a new website for their position stages. The new site features a product builder, e-commerce and (coming soon) the ability to download the 3D CAD files. The new website is mobile-friendly and their corporate website,, has also been updated to a mobile-friendly responsive platform. View the new website here.

The new National Aperture Motion website was designed by Web-Kare, LLP, a digital marketing company that specializes in the Industrial market. Web-Kare’s website can be viewed here: