Blog: Electronics in Action

Here you can find some of our older blog posts, set aside to make navigating our page easier.

Dec 19, 2013 (Other Product News)

Wurth Electronics Midcom Gap Calculator

We are excited to announce the launch of the Wurth Electronics Midcom Gap Calculator tool. The Gap Calculator tool provides an easy way to quickly calculate the gap length once the desired AL value and the package are known.

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Dec 12, 2013 (EMC Components)

Lighting and EMI Considerations

The lighting industry has shifted to focus on reducing the carbon footprint with the use of LEDs for replacement of standard incandescent light bulbs. This post discusses the EMI considerations LED lighting presents, and the solutions to reduce EMI issues.

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Dec 12, 2013 (Other Product News, Electronics Insight, Emerging Technology)

Safety in Electronics Design

The affect of insulation requirements is significant enough to change the form factor, performance, cost, and of course, reliability of the transformer. This post will discuss safety considerations in electronics design.

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Dec 8, 2013 (Power Magnetics, Electronics Insight)

Switch Mode Power Supply Topologies Compared

Even with the disadvantages of being more complex and requiring more care to control EMI, the advantages of switch mode power supplies far outweigh linear power supplies in all but a few niche applications.

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Nov 14, 2013 (Other Product News)

Webinar: Power Factor Correction Chokes

Do you want to learn more about Power Factor Correction Chokes (PFCs)? You can learn all about them in our webinar highlighting PFC Chokes on Tuesday, November 19 at 2:00pm CST.

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Nov 11, 2013 (Power Magnetics, EMC Components, Electronics Insight)

Common Mode Signals vs. Differential Mode Signals

Understanding the difference between common mode signals and differential mode signals is extremely important, as we need to know what the circuit requires to reduce noise.

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Nov 7, 2013 (Other Product News)

Feeling 'more than you expect' through IC Houses

Learn how we at Wurth Electronics Midcom work with partners to develop new technology that answers problems faced by our customers. Magnetics are critical, and we need to be part of that development.

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Oct 15, 2013 (Other Product News)

International Ecommerce Trends in Electronics Manufacturing

The differences in manufacturing trends between the geographical regions are quite easy to analyze. Here at Wurth Electronics, we see that our customers in the US and Asia have more of a tendency to embrace ecommerce business. This article will teach you more about international trends in the electronics industry.

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Oct 8, 2013 (Other Product News)

How Electronics Distribution has Changed in the Past Ten Years

Ecommerce is the dominating factor in the distribution area. 10 years ago, the focus was on having a large product catalogue that showed every product. Now, the focus has changed to having a website or a web shop. Learn how Wurth Electronics and our partners are adapting to this change.

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Oct 3, 2013 (Other Product News)

Providing 3-D, Eagle, and LTspice files

There are three types of files that customers can receive from Wurth Electronics Midcom, 3-D, Eagle, and LTspice files. In this article, Lars Fahrbach explains more about these files and how they are used in the electronics industry.

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