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SmartHeat Vs Arrows

Traditional etched-foil heaters require sensors to ensure the heater reaches its setpoint, and require a controller to manage the heater and maintain a fixed wattage. SmartHeat allows customers to skip this hardware because the patented polymer-based heater’s resistance is dynamic and increases with the temperature of the heater, automatically throttling power as it approaches the setpoint.

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Common Pitfalls When Specifying Flex Circuits

Minco has been building flex circuits for our customers for decades and we’ve encountered countless challenges along the way. Some of these pitfalls are encountered during the design process, others involve problems with documentation, and still others are mechanical issues with the design.

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Engineer’s Week at Minco

Minco is an engineering firm first and foremost, and in fact our Engineering department consists of about one-sixth of our 650 employees. Because of this, we always take time to observe National Engineer’s Week (NEW), which falls on February 18-22 in 2019.

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Integrated Solutions Make Flex Circuits Even Better

During Minco’s 62 years of operation, we have come to master a diverse — but related — set of competencies. Our Temperature Sensing and Control Solutions team makes sensors and transmitters. Our Thermal Solutions group builds heaters, and Flex makes circuits.

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RTD vs Thermocouple

Choosing the Right Temperature Sensor: RTD Sensors vs. Thermocouples When it comes to temperature measurement, selecting the right sensor is crucial for accurate and reliable

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For more than 60 years, Minco has designed and manufactured heating, flex circuit, temperature sensing and instrumentation solutions for some of the world’s most demanding applications.


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