Dow Wire & Cable Participates in U.K. Sustainable Power Cables Project

Dow Wire & Cable, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company and its affiliates (“Dow”), announced today that it has joined a multi-disciplinary project in the United Kingdom focused on the development of sustainable power cable material technologies. Through this project, Dow Wire & Cable aims to identify the next generation of plastic cable materials for the power generation industry, capable of delivering improved whole-life performance with a reduced environmental impact. Participation in this exciting project is an example of Dow’s commitment to meet its 2015 Sustainability Goals, which include aggressive targets for improvements in the company’s product stewardship.
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Anixter International Announces First Quarter 2009 Earnings Conference Call

Anixter International Inc. the world’s leading distributor of communication products, electrical and electronic wire & cable and a leading distributor of fasteners and other small parts (“C” Class inventory components) to Original Equipment Manufacturers, today announced that it will report final results for the first quarter of 2009 on Tuesday, April 28th, 2009, and broadcast a conference call to discuss these results at 9:30 am central time.
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Enhanced Security for Industrial Networks

Wednesday, Apr 15, 2009
With EAGLE20, Hirschmann Automation and Control, a Belden company based in Neckartenzlingen, Germany, has introduced the fourth generation of its industrial networking firewall. Like other Hirschmann products, EAGLE20 is based on the proven VxWorks real-time operating system. The new industrial firewall meets all requirements for operating as a security router, including Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI) Firewall, Packet Filter Rules and a VPN Server.
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New Gasket Material Combines High Performance & Rework Potential

A new gasket solution from 3M combines an exceptionally conductive pad with a double-sided adhesive that is repositionable. The new 7810 series of 3M Electrically Conductive Acrylic Pads (eCAP) offers cohesive strength, shock absorption and strong adhesion that allow rework and fast assembly without curing time. The eCAP 7810 series products are effective for EMI gasket shielding applications, ESD grounding and connecting in electronic components and assemblies requiring reliable electrical contact with as little as 2.5mm x 2.5mm of contact.
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Dynalab NX Wire Harness Testers now offer 4-wire Kelvin testing

Dynalab Test Systems is pleased to announce that NX Wire Harness Testers have been enhanced to support 4-wire Kelvin resistance testing. This extends Dynalab’s NX Wire Harness Tester’s resistance measurement range to below 1 ohm. Specifically, the resistance measurement range and accuracy for all NX Wire Harness Testers is .005 to 100 Ohm +/- 1%, +/- .005 Ohm.
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Industrial Wireless LAN Access Points with Wireless Interface according to IEEE802.11n

As first manufacturer in the Industrial Ethernet market, Hirschmann Automation and Control, a Belden brand based in Neckartenzlingen, Germany, has introduced industrial-grade wireless LAN access points featuring a wireless interface in compliance with IEEE802.11n (draft 2.0).
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