Posts in Industrial/Appliance

Nov 14, 2013
Chemical Compatibility
Chemical Compatibility
Posted by Paul Laino

The question frequently comes up, “why would I need a chemical compatibility test kit for our lighting project?” Simply put, items put out vapors and can negatively affect the LEDs. Have you ever smelled wood being cut or that new car smell? Well, you are smelling vapor molecules in the air. These are called VOCs which stands for Volatile Organic Compounds. Most odors and smells are VOCs. The VOCs that we are talking about in this blog usually aren’t the dangerous type which are called...

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Jul 15, 2011
Connecting to a Brighter Future
Connecting to a Brighter Future
Posted by Paul Laino

With TE Connectivity’s SOLARLOK Combiner Box now UL listed for residential use, we at Waldom Electronics knew we needed to have kits with various SOLARLOK wire-to-wire electrical connector components ready for the solar alternative energy market. So, we got together with the product managers at TE Connectivity and designed 5 special kits with different wire gauges and two different grounding solutions. Four of the five kits have the proper TE Connectivity crimp tool included while the fifth...

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Jun 27, 2011
CPC Durable Connectors
CPC Durable Connectors
Posted by Sean Severson

I remember the ease of use of these AMP CPC (Circular Plastic Connector) wire-to-wire twist connectors on the ultra-sonic welders, disconnecting the controller from the welder with a quick twist and pull, from the panel mount on the back of the welder. This was mostly signal wires in this application, it was the CPC Series 1 group, but other units could just as easily be using the CPC Series 4 group, which has both signal and power style terminals. CPC has removable contacts and replaceable...

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Jun 20, 2011
The New 2mm Lens LED Kit Will Not Leave You In The Dark
The New 2mm Lens LED Kit Will Not Leave You In The Dark
Posted by Sean Severson

I designed, along with the Dialight product and worldwide channel manager, the 2mm Lens LED 548-0266-001 kit. This kit is for anyone designing in and working with 2mm LEDs for Right Angle CBI (Circuit Board Indicators), Discrete Through Hole (offered in three colors) and 521, 555 , 570 , 571 Dialight Series components. Additional kit components include: two bi-colored (red-green and yellow-green), right angle quad, bi-leveled and tri-leveled PCB (Printed Circuit Board) LEDs. These components...

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Jun 15, 2011
The New COOPER Bussmann Accessory Kit Will Light Your Fuse!
The New COOPER Bussmann Accessory Kit Will Light Your Fuse!
Posted by Sean Severson

I designed, along with the COOPER Bussmann the Marketing Manager, the 22-5-0250-01 1/4" (.250”) Fuse Accessory connector kit for circuit protection solutions compatible for AGC, ABC, GBB, MDA, MDL and MDQ fuses.

Most of us have used a screw-down type fuse block similar to the S-8000 Series product from COOPER Bussmann® brand (for 1/4" x 1-1/4" [6.3mm x 32mm]) fuses featuring the anti-rotational pin. For working with PC boards, this kit offers two current styles of solder 2-Piece PCB Fuse...

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