Design engineers in the electronics industry who are seeking ways to improve power integrity and reduce electromagnetic interference (EMI) while meeting halogen-free requirements now have a new solution to meet their needs. The 3M Electronic Solutions Division now offers halogen-free* versions of its Embedded Capacitance Material (ECM).
Ideal Industries has announced that its Lantek I and Lantek II series of cable certifiers have been approved by 3M.
3M has approved these for certifying copper Class E, Class EA, CAT6 and CAT6A 3M cabling systems, according to ISO/IEC 11801 Amendment 1 and 2, EN 50173 series and TIA/EIA-568-B-2-10 standards.
Wednesday, Jan 27, 2010
The PCI Industrial Computer Manufacturers Group (PICMG) recently ratified the new PICMG 2.30 CompactPCI Plus IO standard, specifying the fully shielded Ultra Hard Metric (UHM) Socket Connector from 3M as the high-speed J2 connector.
Monday, Jan 18, 2010
3M, through its 3M New Ventures business, has acquired an interest in Energy Inc., headquartered in Charleston, S.C. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
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Wednesday, Dec 23, 2009
3M today announced that it will webcast its fourth-quarter 2009 earnings conference call on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010, at 8 a.m. Central time.
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Wednesday, Nov 11, 2009
The Board of Directors of 3M (NYSE:MMM) declared a dividend on the company’s common stock of 51 cents per share for the fourth quarter of 2009, payable Dec. 12, 2009, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Nov. 20, 2009. This cash dividend is the 373rd consecutive quarterly dividend paid by 3M.
As of Sept. 30, 2009, 3M had 707,958,268 common shares outstanding and 113,146 shareholders of record.
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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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Inspections are easier and tape more visible in a manhole with the new cool gray Scotch Fire-Retardant Electric Arc Proofing Tape 77W. There is a growing concern about electrical networks at large industrials or utilities going down because of cable or splice faults. The cost of repairing adjacent cables and other assets that are damaged is expensive. Scotch Arc Proofing Tapes 77 series tapes are one way to protect the integrity of networks and adjacent assets. The tape expands with heat, providing a barrier for adjacent cables until limiting devices can interrupt the failed current. The black tape has already proven itself in providing protection for adjacent electrical circuits when a cable or splice fault is damaged by fire; the new cool gray tape has the same quality and higher visibility on black cable.
Continue reading Scotch Cool Gray Arc Proofing Tape Protects Cable – Makes Visibility in Manhole Better
3M Communication Markets Division recently introduced new fiber distribution boxes and terminals for service providers installing FTTH networks in multi-dwelling units (MDUs). New Fiber Distribution and Cable Transition Boxes Feature Compact Utility
Continue reading 3M Extends Portfolio of Components for Fiber-To-The-Home Networks
Companhia de Transmissão de Energia Elétrica Paulista (CTEEP), has completed the installation of 3M’s Aluminum Conductor Composite Reinforced (ACCR) across the Paraná River as part of a key line upgrade designed to bring more power to rapidly growing southeastern portions of Brazil.
Continue reading Companhia de Transmissão de Energia Elétrica Paulista Energizes 3M ACCR in Line Upgrade at Paraná River Crossing