Military expertise transfers to industry

e-commerce website offers C-class components

Skills support coil wound products

With over 40 years’ of experience in coil winding and customised wound components, NDE - North Devon Electronics can assist with product design, producing prototypes and samples. The BS EN ISO 9001: 2008 and TS

16949:2009-approved manufacturing facility is equipped with modern automated winding, bonding, and soldering machinery. The skilled team of engineers has in-depth knowledge and practical experience in supporting key industries and specific applications, including aeronautical, audio, automotive, communications, hydraulics, measurement, medical, military, pneumatics, power supplies and scientific sectors. Prototype and production services

for coil wound products include transformers, inductors, chokes,

As a result of the technology transfer from expertise in military connectors, ODU announces a major expansion of its ODU-MAC modular connector range, now incorporated into an industrial connector series. Three variants provide a ‘pick-

’n-mix’ offering to incorporate current, signals, data rates, pneumatics or fibre-optics. ODU-MAC Silver-Line has six

self-supporting coils, solenoids, and customised designs. New and existing production

methods and processes, such as two-, four-, six- and eight-spindle automated winding and terminating, single spindle and hand winding, auto dip and hand soldering, inductive soldering, component assembly, injection moulding/over- moulding, laser marking, ultrasonic welding, temperature cycling and automated test are supported.

Visit NDE - North Devon Electronics at

stand L62 Prototyping is under one roof

Precision injection moulding company, Plastic Parts Direct, has in-house capabilities to take a project from design to rapid prototyping then tool making through to injection moulding, all under one roof. It will demonstrate how new

products come to life from design programing to rapid prototyping demonstrations and with toolmaking examples live on the stand. The company is also offering

prospective clients their money back on prototyping if they order injection mould tooling.

Visit Plastic Parts Direct at stand J110

Assembly ranges from prototype to production

Offering a broad range of services from its ISO90001-accredited production facility, Precision Manufacturing Ltd (PML) works with partners across the UK and overseas. The electronic manufacturing

provider is flexible, delivering small projects to high volume production runs incorporating product testing services, box build and product packaging. Assembly capabilities include

smoothly through the phases of design introduction to the process of conformal coating in-house as a standard service. The business also offers a

logistics service and prides itself on customer service, quality manufacturing and competitive pricing.

the prototyping to production team, who help customers move


Visit Precision Manufacturing (PML) at

stand J109

UKAS test laboratory, Product Assessment and Reliability Centre (PARC), delivers environmental test services such as vibration, shock, temperature, humidity, corrosion, altitude and IP testing. It offers a competitive, friendly and high quality testing service to both national and international standards using modern equipment and experienced engineers. It prides itself on a flexible and consultative approach, assisting all major industry types including aerospace, automotive, defence, electronics, marine, medical, telecommunications and oil and gas. Customers are looking to obtain

formal qualification for products or simply looking for some confidence in the robustness of a design. The company celebrates its move

to new premises in Bideford by running an exciting new competition from its stand. Visitors are invited


to participate in the Chopper Challenge. The aim is to break the rotors off of a Lego model helicopter by varying the frequency and amplitude of vibration on a demonstration vibration facility. The fastest time recorded over the three days of the exhibition will win a helicopter experience which will include around 30 minutes’ flying time of which six to seven minutes can be piloted by the lucky winner!

Visit PARC at stand E98

docking frame types for automatic docking. Each in customisable lengths, with multiple modules, including 30 high-speed data options. ODU-MAC White-Line is the option for manual mating, offering a multiple choice of metal and plastic housings, with snap-in, spindle or lever locking. ODU-MAC Blue-Line is a tool-

free, clip-mounted version. It can be used for on-site assembly, with loading and unloading of the crimp contacts even after assembly and faulty clipping-in of modules prevented through both mechanical and visual coding.

Visit ODU UK at stand H86

Specialist supplier of C-class components, including cable management, fasteners, enclosures and finishing products, OE Solutions has launched an enhanced e-commerce website store. Visitors to www. will find over 14,000 standard product lines, all available ex stock. The website offers real-time price and stock information, with search filters to help quickly find a part, with sortable table headings. Standard parts are presented in

15 product categories, including standard threaded fasteners, cable and tube management, wire termination, push buttons and selector switches, fuses and indicators, wire and cable; knobs, handles, hinges and feet, index plungers, panel hole blanking, security seals, fasteners (plastic and metal), enclosures and potting compounds and assortment kits. The site has product

specifications, approvals, line drawings and downloadable 3D CAD files and offers quick links to associated products and a free-of- charge sample request facility. There is a Small Pack Quantities

range of some of the most popular products, available in bags of 100. As a specialist supplier of

standard metal threaded fasteners, the company also stocks a range of DIN and BS fasteners in stainless steel A2, A4 and BZP grades. Free samples of all parts are available upon request.

Visit Optimas OE Solutions at stand K73

Flying high in IP testing

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