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Sensors Expo 2017

Sensor solutions for every industry

Innovative sensor solutions will be presented at Sensors Expo 2017 from June 28 to 29 for every industry.

May 2017
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Noise suppression sheets

Ultra-thin magnetic sheets with high permeability

TDK Corporation has expanded its Flexield family of noise suppression sheets with an ultra-thin copper-clad laminated sheet with high magnetic permeability. The new IFM10M magnetic sheets are 60 percent thinner than existing sheets with a magnetic layer of the same thickness.

May 2017
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TDK expands sensor business

Extensive sensor competence from a single source

A growing number of physical properties must be detected and measured by an increasing number of sensors with ever greater precision. Across all industries, the demand for sensor technologies is rising accordingly. TDK offers a wide range of innovative solutions.

May 2017
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Temperature sensors

World's largest portfolio of NTC thermistors

Sensors for temperature measurement can be found in every field of electronics applications. With NTC thermistors, TDK is a global market leader and offers not only a uniquely broad product range, but also the competence to customize the characteristic curves and the resistance values of NTC thermistors for a wide range of applications.

May 2017
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Pressure sensors

Solution competence from die to system

The highest precision pressure measurement possible is a prerequisite for the automation of many industrial processes and is playing an important role in the introduction of Industry 4.0 concepts. TDK is a competent supplier of pressure sensing solutions. 

May 2017
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Magnetic field sensors

A broad portfolio of solutions

TDK is successful in the field of magnetic sensors and offers a wide range of products for a large variety of applications – including current sensors, gear tooth sensors and TMR angle sensors. TDK current sensors are based on high-performance TDK ferrite materials and play a key role, for example, in energy management systems and Industry 4.0 applications.

May 2017
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Hall-effect sensors

All-rounders for automotive electronics

Micronas, the manufacturer of Hall-effect sensors acquired by TDK, has now been renamed TDK-Micronas and its portfolio of products is being marketed under the Micronas product brand. A large number and variety of sensor applications can be implemented in automotive and industrial electronics using Micronas Hall sensors.

May 2017
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Coil Winding 2017

Ferrite and magnet solutions for all industries

EPCOS and TDK inductors, ferrite cores and accessories, and high-performance TDK magnets are being showcased at the Coil Winding 2017 in Berlin, Germany from June 20 to 22.

May 2017
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Inertial sensors

High-precision positioning

Inertial sensors enable position, orientation, acceleration and speed to be determined very precisely in just a single component. With the acquisition of the majority share in the inertial sensor and MEMS specialist, Tronics, TDK has strengthened its innovativeness and expanded its range of sensors and will market these components under the Tronics brand.

May 2017
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Technical Cooperation Award

Goldwind honors EPCOS in China

Chinese wind turbine manufacturer, Goldwind Science and Technology, has honored EPCOS Sales China with its Best Technical Cooperation Award 2016.

April 2017
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Sensor + Test 2017

Sensor solutions for every industry

Innovative sensor solutions will be presented at Sensor + Test 2017 from May 30 to June 1 with a focus on pressure and temperature measurement.

April 2017
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Inductors

Choke for automotive power over coax

TDK Corporation presents the new ADL3225V choke for automotive power over coax (PoC) applications. The wire wound inductor, which has a DC resistance of 0.9 Ω, features high impedance over a broad frequency spectrum of 1 MHz up to 1 GHz. 

April 2017
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TDK Europe GmbH

Ludger Trockel new President of TDK Europe

TDK Corporation announces that effective April 1, 2017, Ludger Trockel (53) has been named President of TDK Europe GmbH, the company's European sales organization.  TDK Europe’s management team also includes Andreas Keller (47) and Josef Vissing (53). Keller, Senior Executive Vice President, will serve as the TDK Europe Managing Director alongside Trockel. Vissing, Executive Vice President, will serve as Deputy Head of Sales.

April 2017
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Reference design

Maximum efficiency for inverters

TDK has joined forces with Infineon Technologies to develop a design for xEV inverters that achieves a very high efficiency of over 98 percent over a power range of 10 kW to 150 kW. This success has been achieved by matching of the Infineon IGBT module and the EPCOS and TDK passive components.

March 2017
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Ceramic capacitors

CeraLink™ types with higher rated voltage

TDK Corporation has extended the CeraLink™ series with two low-profile (LP) types designed for a rated voltage of 900 V DC. The SMT capacitors have a capacitance of 0.25 µF and feature different terminations: the B58031I9254M062 type with L-style termination has dimensions of 10.84 mm x 7.85 mm x 4 mm, while the B58031U9254M062 with J-style termination measures only 7.14 mm x 7.85 mm x 4 mm.

March 2017
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EMC components and inductors

First chip beads and inductors with robust soft termination

TDK Corporation presents the world’s first multilayer chip beads and inductors with the innovative soft-termination technology that is already proven in TDK MLCCs. The external electrodes of the new KMZ1608 and KPZ1608 series of chip beads and the KLZ1608 and KLZ2012 series of inductors feature a conductive resin layer. 

March 2017
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EMC components

Miniaturized LC filters for suppression of EMI

TDK Corporation presents the MEM1005PP251T – a new LC filter for EMI suppression. With dimensions of just 1.0 x 0.5 x 0.35 mm the filters are ideally suited for use in smart phones and base stations. Volume production began in March 2017.

March 2017
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Overvoltage protection

Essential protection

Smart building and smart home applications such as intelligent thermostats, access controls and burglar alarms are becoming more widely established as a standard in building management. Of these applications, fire alarm systems are especially important, because people's lives and property depend on them. TDK offers a series of EPCOS components that are crucial to the reliability of fire alarm systems. Particular importance is attached to solutions for overvoltage protection.

March 2017
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Capacitors

Data book for aluminum electrolytic capacitors

TDK Corporation presents the fully revised data book for EPCOS aluminum electrolytic capacitors with screw terminal, snap-in, axial and single-ended designs. In addition to proven products the book also contains many innovations, including the B43742* and B43762* screw terminal series, which feature an extremely compact design. 

February 2017
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Actuators with haptic feedback

Ultra-thin PiezoHapt™ actuator with low driving voltage

TDK has expanded its portfolio of haptic components with the new ultra-thin PiezoHapt™ actuator featuring a very short response time of just 4 ms. PiezoHapt has a unimorph design consisting of a multilayer piezo element bonded to one side of a vibration plate. With a thickness of a mere 0.35 mm the new haptic actuator is much thinner than conventional eccentric rotary motors and linear resonant actuators, and one of the world's thinnest haptic devices.

February 2017