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World of Wheels: Social Distanced Fun at Minco
Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, Minco still finds a way to put on fun events for its employees. On September 24th Minco’s “party squad” put on the event titled “World of Wheels, which allows employees to bring in and display any sort of machine as long as it is on wheels.
Russian Certification Requirements for Temperature Sensors
Certification requirements for Russia can be confusing to the uninitiated. Fortunately, Minco has the necessary experience and certifications to understand and provide TR CU certification (EAC mark), Metrology (= Pattern Approval) certification, Technical Passports and Poverka part verification certificates.
Minco’s Bolt-On Sensors Offer Expanded Options
Bolt-on temperature sensors are designed for easy installation in industrial and commercial environments. The sensors can be mounted on machines, against process pipes, or embedded directly into a machined part.
Minco’s 2020 Intern Video
This year, Minco decided to not only continue our internship program, but expand it as well. Every intern has a pivotal part in their department, having a hands-on experience that helps our business processes.
Engineer’s Corner Podcast #6: Integrated Solutions
Minco Products consists of three product groups demanding separate areas of expertise and differently equipped factories. However, when we have an opportunity to create solutions that combine heaters, sensors, and flex circuits, we’re able to help our customers simplify assembly and speed time to market.
Interact with Minco at the Virtual PCB West Exhibition
Like other trade shows in the time of COVID-19, the PCB West exhibition will be different this year. We’ll be gathering virtually September 9-10 to showcase our latest flex circuit capabilities and technology advancements.
Announcing Minco’s 2020 Interns
Last year Minco had nine interns; this year we’re excited to announce that we have over doubled that number, with 19 interns representing nearly every
Job Seekers: Navigating Your Career Search During COVID-19
Looking for work during these unprecedented times of COVID-19 can be challenging. How do you find a good company that continues to operate and even grow throughout the pandemic?
Temperature Sensor Applications for Aerospace
Minco has supplied temperature sensors for aerospace applications for over 50 years. During this long history, the ultra-high reliability needs of the aerospace market have become engrained in our methods and processes.
Minco Announces Tri-Certified Miniature Temperature Sensors for Hazardous Area Applications
Minco’s new line of miniature bearing embedment temperature sensors are tri-certified to increased safety and intrinsically safe requirements for IECEx, ATEX and North America (CSA USA and CSA Canada). This allows users to have world-wide certification acceptance and to cover multiple certification requirements with one sensor product.
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Vapor Envelope™ Vapor Chamber
Minco has developed a new product that we call a Vapor Envelope™ vapor chamber, an evolution thinner and lighter than traditional heat spreaders. This provides
Specifying Temperature Sensors for Hazardous Areas
How do you know what temperature sensor to choose when operating in an environment where the slightest spark can cause an explosion? This paper first
Integrating Thin-Film Sensors into Polyimide Heaters
Having discrete sensors and heaters can complicate thermal management. In ideal configurations, a heater heats a heat sink and a sensor attaches to the sink
The Complexity of Sensor Selection
Of all the environmental parameters, temperature is the most commonly measured. But choosing the right type of temperature sensor for your application isn’t as simple
The Answer Isn’t Always Rigid Flex
Rigid flex printed circuit boards (PCBs) provide significant advantages—flexibility, lightness and durability. These types of PCBs have now become more mainstream as high reliability and
The Drivers Behind Higher Cost Rigid Flex PCBs
Rigid flex printed circuit boards (PCBs) typically cost 7x as much as a tradition PCBs and 2-3x more than flex PCBs. Why is this? Simply
Pivoting from Flex to Rigid Flex Isn’t as Seamless as it Sounds
The global rigid flex printed circuit board (PCB) market is skyrocketing and more companies are expected to turn to rigid flex components in their finished
Putting Corona-Resistant Stator Slot RTDs to the Test
The ability of a motor’s stator slot Resistance Temperature Detectors (RTDs) to withstand the effect of corona has become critically important. Stator RTD erosion of
Comparing Low-Temperature Cut-Outs in Unit Ventilators and Air Handling Units
Industrial, commercial, office and educational settings continue to use advanced unit ventilators to meet air quality standards. But the maintenance and resulting lifecycle costs of
How Does Minco Build Quality into the Entire Process? Our Quality Leaders Explain.
From a firm commitment to shipping quality products to looking after the safety and well-being of employees, the concept of “quality” has been a
Vapor Envelope™: Thinner, Lighter, Faster Thermal Management for Tomorrow’s Electronics
In electronic technologies, thermal management can mean the difference between optimal performance and product failure. As devices get lighter and thinner, their components are
Minco Miles Above: How Our Heaters Maintain Mission-Critical Aerospace Performance
You already know you can find Minco heaters in some of the most essential applications on Earth — but you can also find them miles