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Enclosure Materials Available for Rough Environments

May 15, 2020

In this Problem/Solution, we discuss the benefits of polycarbonate enclosures in extreme environments. Readers will learn about what protection is available in extreme temperatures, when high humidity is present, and what to do when alterations are necessary. This article is a must read for anyone looking for an enclosure for their tough environment.


A Deep Dive into Audio Jack Switches and Configurations

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What is the Most Effective Way to Commutate a BLDC Motor?

Brushless direct current electric motors, or BLDC motors for short, are electronically commutated motors powered by a dc electric source via an external motor controller. Unlike...

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