Category Archive: General

Sourcing for Harsh Environments

Sourcing for harsh environments needn’t be tough To ensure electronic components can withstand their end-use environment, purchasers must navigate a host of international standards and certifications. Specialist advice can be invaluable, says Sager Electronics Although the interpretation of harsh and hazardous conditions can vary, factors such as water, humidity, dust, chemicals, electrical surges, vibrations, electromagnetic […]

Off-board Power and Switch Challenges

Sourcing off-board power and switch components presents plenty of challenges in an industrial setting, as Sager Electronics’ vice president product marketing, electromechanical, Craig Sanderson, and director of supplier marketing, power products, Paul Kopp, explains Everyone involved in sourcing electronic components understands the intricacies of sourcing on-board components. Yet off-board components, although they may appear basic, […]