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27.12.2014 Printed Circuit Boards

Fire at Würth Elektronik’s PCB plant in Niedernhall, Germany

Fire destroyed parts of the PCB plant of Würth Elektronik in Niedernhall Germany. Nobody was injured, no effects on the environment.

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21.11.2014 Electronic & Electromechanical Components - Custom Magnetics

Altium models available for custom magnetics from Wurth Electronics Midcom

Wurth Electronics Midcom has created models of all custom magnetics form factors available in their Custom Capabilities Catalog.

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18.11.2014 Electronic & Electromechanical Components

Würth Elektronik eiSos starts extensive capacitor program

Würth Elektronik eiSos completes its EMC program with the introduction of certified X2 film and X &Y ceramic capacitors.

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04.11.2014 Electronic & Electromechanical Components

Handbook from Würth Elektronik eiSos: "ABC of Capacitors"

The author Stephan Menzel provides an introduction into capacitor technology and describes the wide range of capacitor types with their properties and parameters.

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29.10.2014 Electronic & Electromechanical Components

Würth Elektronik eiSos presents: its most comprehensive portfolio ever containing standard and fully customizable electronic and electromechanical components this year ...

at electronica 2014 in Munich from November 11 to 14.

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22.10.2014 Electronic & Electromechanical Components

Würth Elektronik eiSos continues to grow: Groundbreaking ceremony for logistics center

With a festive groundbreaking ceremony, the electronic component manufacturer Würth Elektronik eiSos GmbH & Co. KG yesterday commenced construction work on its new warehouse and logistics complex at the Waldenburg (Germany) site.

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14.10.2014 Electronic & Electromechanical Components

USB 2.0 Jack with Integrated EMC Filter

Filter design is tricky, as shown by numerous practical examples, particularly with the USB interface in industrial applications.

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23.09.2014 Printed Circuit Boards

Flex-rigid printed circuit boards with UL Classification – a strength of Würth Elektronik

Receiving a UL Mark for flex-rigid printed circuit boards is not easy, as there are many different combinations of materials and configurations. After a time-intensive and close coordination with the UL engineers, an enormous amount of test patterns and high costs, Würth Elektronik was able to record a big achievement ...

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03.09.2014 Electronic & Electromechanical Components

Würth Elektronik eiSos develops two new Wireless Power Transmitter Coils

The numbers of devices following the Qi standard of the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) is increasing rapidly. [...]

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28.08.2014 Electronic & Electromechanical Components

Quality & Design Center now ISO/IEC 17025 accredited

Würth Elektronik, manufacturer of electronic and electromechanical com-
ponents, has successfully accredited its Quality & Design Center in Shenzhen, China in accordance with the ISO/IEC 17025 standard

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27.08.2014 Electronic & Electromechanical Components

Würth Elektronik eiSos adds a smart, current-compensated common-mode choke to its product portfolio

Common-mode chokes with a very wide attenuation bandwidth are needed to reduce common-mode noise in the high frequency range on data and signal lines. [...]

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13.08.2014 Electronic & Electromechanical Components

Nanocrystalline common mode chokes for line filters

Common mode chokes are used as in line filters to reduce broadband mains-borne radio interference. Wurth Electronics has developed current-compensated common mode chokes with nanocrystalline cores for this purpose.

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05.08.2014 Printed Circuit Boards

WEdirekt configurator built into a new online quotation tool for mounting PCBs

With immediate effect, the Pforzheim-based mounting service provider M. Richter is rolling out an online price calculation feature for its mounting operation. At the core of the quotation tool is a move to integrate the PCB configurator from WEdirekt ...

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31.07.2014 Intelligent Power and Control Systems

A power element that is just waiting to be used: the high-power contact PowerRadsok

PowerRadsok power elements are high-power contacts from Würth Elektronik ICS that are pressed into the printed circuit board. All power elements from Würth Elektronik ICS can be ordered in the online shop:

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24.07.2014 Printed Circuit Boards

New generation of data formats for printed circuit board production

A new generation of data formats for PCB production are emerging that enable the exchange of data between CAD (development) and CAM (production). At Würth Elektronik, they have already been successfully implemented...

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22.07.2014 Printed Circuit Boards

Rigid-flex technology combined with impedance testing

The high clock rates of modern components and the associated short switching times for high signal transmission rates have created a requirement for impedance matching for rigid-flex technology...

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08.07.2014 Intelligent Power and Control Systems

One component for many applications – PowerOne high-current elements

PowerOne power elements in pressfit technology from Würth Elektronik ICS are a profitable alternative to soldering technology. All Würth Elektronik ICS high-current contacts are available in the original power elements online shop.

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02.07.2014 Electronic & Electromechanical Components

Racing sports promote development of electric powertrains and e-Mobility

Würth Elektronik eiSos is new innovation partner of ABT Sportsline in the Formula E

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26.06.2014 Printed Circuit Boards

Harsh Environment: Rigid-flex printed circuit board proves its reliably in every curve

Motorcycle sport is notorious for complex technology and the highest material requirements: rapid pace, extreme load changes in corners, high summer heat, mud, dust, dirt - all this has a significant influence on the machine and especially on its highly sensitive electronics...

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24.06.2014 Electronic & Electromechanical Components

Expansion of Würth Elektronik’s product range in the field of Wireless Power Coils

Würth Elektronik expands its attractive Wireless Power Coil program with three transmitter coils and one receiver coil.

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02.06.2014 Electronic & Electromechanical Components

New product catalogue for passive components published

Würth Elektronik eiSos has now published the new 2014/2015 catalogue for passive components, presenting numerous new products and extensions.

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26.05.2014 Intelligent Power and Control Systems

PowerLamella high current contacts - the secure connection on the circuit board

PowerLamella power elements are pluggable high-current contacts from Würth Elektronik ICS. The simple handling provides many advantages when using PowerLamella. From now on one can order power elements in the new Online Shop under

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22.05.2014 Electronic & Electromechanical Components

Würth Elektronik signs purchase contract for Stelvio Kontek SpA

On 21 May 2014, the Würth Elektronik eiSos Group, signed a contract for the purchase of the Italian connector manufacturer Stelvio Kontek SpA with its headquarters in Oggiono.

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20.05.2014 Electronic & Electromechanical Components - Custom Magnetics

Low Profile Flyback EFD20 Series for Offline Applications

Wurth Electronics Midcom has introduced a new series of offline discontinuous mode flyback transformers targeting low profile power applications.

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15.05.2014 Electronic & Electromechanical Components

Free iOS app for component search and selection

Component manufacturer Würth Elektronik eiSos has introduced a smartphone app for finding and selecting components using iOS devices.

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15.05.2014 Intelligent Power and Control Systems

Growing together: Würth Elektronik ICS inaugurates Technology and Production Centre at Waldzimmern, Niedernhall

On 13 May 2014, exactly one year after the foundation stone was laid, Würth Elektronik ICS GmbH & Co. KG inaugurated its new Technology and Production Centre in Niedernhall’s Waldzimmern industrial park.

This new centre combines the five former locations of Würth Elektronik ICS at Öhringen, Pfedelbach and Waldbach under one roof.

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11.05.2014 Electronic & Electromechanical Components

Würth Elektronik eiSos highlights at the PCIM Europe show

Würth Elektronik eiSos will present numerous new products – passive and electromechanical components, LEDs and semiconductor modules – at the PCIM Europe 2014 show.

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07.05.2014 Electronic & Electromechanical Components

Würth Elektronik - full member of the Wireless Power Consortium

Würth Elektronik becomes a full member of the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC), underlining its commitment to providing component solutions for wireless power transfer.

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16.04.2014 Electronic & Electromechanical Components

Würth Elektronik eiSos wins Product of the Year 2014 award

Würth Elektronik eiSos has been awarded first place in the power supply category of the Product of the Year 2014 awards by readers of the German "Elektronik" magazine.

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16.04.2014 Electronic & Electromechanical Components

Miniature chip bead ferrite in 0201 package

Miniaturization of electronic circuits not only requires small components, but also interference-free operation.

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31.03.2014 Intelligent Power and Control Systems

Press-fitting instead of soldering – the PowerTwo high-current elements from Würth Elektronik ICS

The PowerTwo Power Elements with press-fit technology made by Würth Elektronik ICS are a favourable advantage to soldering technology. The high-current contacts are now available in the new Original Power Elements Online Shop.

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27.03.2014 Printed Circuit Boards

A success story: Rigid-flex PCBs replace complex wiring

Connectors, electronic drives and sensors can be scaled to smaller dimensions than ever before due to increasingly sophisticated development and production methods in electronical engineering, electronics and precision engineering. Nevertheless, there remains a sticking point: ...

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11.03.2014 Intelligent Power and Control Systems

PowerPlus - increased versatility and efficiency

Powerelement from Würth Elektronik ICS does what it says on the box: high current handling capability, high torque and flexible applications. Available now in the Original Powerelement Online Shop at

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05.03.2014 Printed Circuit Boards

More than 40% growth: Enormous growth on the WEdirekt online shop

With strong revenue growth WEdirekt, the online circuit boards store at Würth Elektronik has managed an extremely successful year in 2013. Carina Harnisch, the head of WEdirekt ...

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03.03.2014 Electronic & Electromechanical Components

Gigabit Ethernet Designs For Everyone

Lantiq and Würth Elektronik eiSos offer turnkey Demo Kit for “High Speed Connection to the World”

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24.02.2014 Electronic & Electromechanical Components

Würth Elektronik appoints managers for its connector division

The connector division will be jointly managed by: Romain Jugy, who will be responsible for production and development and Josef Wörner, who will be responsible for the global sales of connectors.

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11.02.2014 Electronic & Electromechanical Components

New Wireless Power Charging Coils from Würth Elektronik

Würth Elektronik eiSos has added three new wireless power charging coils to its range of wireless power transfer coils.

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04.02.2014 Intelligent Power and Control Systems

Double the news in one package: Würth Elektronik ICS launches the Original Powerelement Online-Shop and presents a new high-current element for SMD technology

Würth Elektronik ICS is launching PowerOne SMD, a new high-current element for mounting on printed circuit boards in SMD technology. The new power element and the complete range of high-current elements from Würth Elektronik ICS are now also available in the new Original Powerelement Online-Shop at

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31.01.2014 Electronic & Electromechanical Components

Würth Elektronik eiSos for Charity

Würth Elektronik eiSos announces its partnership with the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and launches its “eiSos for Charity” campaign to support cross-border fellowship trainings devoted to global cancer control on the occasion of World Cancer Day 2014.

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29.01.2014 Printed Circuit Boards

Certified once again: The Quality Management System of the Würth Elektronik certified to the automotive standard ISO/TS 16949

For the third time in a row, the PCB manufacturer Würth Elektronik has proved the high standard of its quality management system during the ISO/TS 16949 audit undertaken by TÜV Süd. Würth Elektronik also further improved the result in comparison to the previous audit. During the audit, the Würth Elektronik Asia Sourcing department was analyzed for the first time and subsequently certified.

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28.01.2014 Electronic & Electromechanical Components

Coupled flatwire inductor for high-performance switching regulators

High-performance switching regulators require powerful inductors with stable inductance and soft saturation to cope with high currents.

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23.01.2014 Electronic & Electromechanical Components

Würth Elektronik Component Selector - new version released

For more than two years now, Würth Elektronik eiSos Component Selector software has been helping engineers choose and simulate passive components.

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21.01.2014 Printed Circuit Boards

Informative & Interactive – PCB webinars from Würth Elektronik

Internet access and one free hour - that's all you need to take part in an interactive webinar from Würth Elektronik. Once a month, specialists in PCB manufacturer present a topic relating to the product range.

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20.01.2014 Electronic & Electromechanical Components - Custom Magnetics

New Offline Flyback Transformer Series Reduces Footprint by 30%

MID-MHC series, new from Wurth Electronics Midcom, supports creepage and clearance distances up to 14mm, multiple isolated outputs, and power over 15W—with 30% less footprint than the existing solution.

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