Power Supplies for Medical Use: Ensuring Patient and Operator Safety

Power Supplies for Medical Use: Ensuring Patient and Operator Safety

Published: 24 May 2022

In any hospital or medical setting, it is essential that power supplies are reliable and safe. A power outage or malfunction can be dangerous for both patients and operators. In this blog post, we will discuss the importance of power supplies for medical use, and some of the safety features that could occur if you don't choose a medical approved power supply.

What is the difference between switch mode power supply and regulated power supply?

What is the difference between switch mode power supply and regulated power supply?

Published: 8 April 2022

The main difference between a switch mode power supply and a regulated power supply is that the former uses switches to control the flow of energy, while the latter uses linear regulators. This means that switch mode power supplies are more efficient than regulated power supplies, since they don't have to convert all of the incoming energy into heat. However, switch mode power supplies can generate more noise than regulated power supplies, so it's important to choose the right type of power supply for your application.

200W high density open frame power supply suitable for test and measurement instruments

200W high density open frame power supply suitable for test and measurement instruments

Published: 22 March 2022

Available from Components Bureau, the new CFM202S series from Cincon. The 200W AC-DC open frame power supply has dimensions of 2 x 4”.

FORTEC Elektronik AG closes the first half of 2021/2022 highly profitable despite tense supply chains and raises forecast

FORTEC Elektronik AG closes the first half of 2021/2022 highly profitable despite tense supply chains and raises forecast

Published: 21 February 2022

According to preliminary figures, FORTEC Elektronik AG recorded profitable growth momentum in the first half of the 2021/2022 financial year in the challenging environment of the pandemic and despite strained supply chains, with earnings performance exceeding expectations.

Highlights:

Group turnover of EUR 42.1 million around 12 % above the previous year's level (PY: EUR 37.5 million)

Group operating EBIT of EUR 4 million (PY: EUR 1.9 million) more than doubled

Order book as at 31 December 2021 increased significantly to EUR 73.7 million (PY: EUR 48.6 million)

Raising of the 2021/2022 forecast, taking into account the dynamic business development in the first half of the year and the high order backlog (EUR 73.7 million)

700W industrial full size brick suitable for automation and instrumentation applications

700W industrial full size brick suitable for automation and instrumentation applications

Published: 27 January 2022

New industrial AC/DC power supply comes in a full size brick from Cincon, the PDF700S is the latest from the Taiwan manufacturers. Available now from Components Bureau based in Cambridgeshire, a division of Display Technology.

The new AC/DC power supply offers a high efficiency up to 91.5% and has a wide operating temperature range of -40°C to +100°C making it suitable for harsh environments. It offers baseplate cooling allowing it to operate at full load.

 

Industrial brick offers high efficiency and wide operating temperature range suitable for EV charging applications.

Industrial brick offers high efficiency and wide operating temperature range suitable for EV charging applications.

Published: 6 December 2021

Cincon introduce the new 750W brick, PFC750. The new PFC750 is available from us now.

The new PFC750 brick has been designed in an industry standard half-brick (2.28” x 2.40” x 0.50”) package and offers efficiency up to 96.5%. Comes in a baseplate cooling design making it perfect for fanless solutions.

Renewable Energy - Solar Energy

Renewable Energy - Solar Energy

Published: 6 December 2021

Renewable energy is defined as energy that is derived from renewable resources that are renewed naturally on a human timescale and may be harvested. It encompasses a variety of energy sources such as solar, wind, tides, waves, and geothermal etc. To cover requirements of renewable energy, the IEA predicts that renewable energy will account for over 30% of global power generation by 2030, with solar PV accounting for 10%. Over 50% (solar PV: 20%) by 2040, and over 80% (solar PV: 60%) by the end of this century.

1000W delivers 330% peak power for a period of up to 3,000 milliseconds

1000W delivers 330% peak power for a period of up to 3,000 milliseconds

Published: 18 November 2021

The new AEA1000F is a new addition to Components Bureau’s range from Powerbox. The AEA1000F layout is optimised for free-air convection making it ideal for use in equipment being operated in low noise environments.

The power supply can deliver 330% peak power for a period of up to 3,000 milliseconds. Designed for applications requiring a high level of safety.

 

50W open frame power supply series offers high efficiency with a wide operating temperature range

50W open frame power supply series offers high efficiency with a wide operating temperature range

Published: 4 November 2021

The latest addition to Cincons CFM series, the CFM50S is now available from Cambridgeshire based,  Components Bureau. The new open frame power supply offers 50W of regulated power, has a universal input range 90-264VAC and comes in a compact size measuring 2”x 3”.

Offering efficiency up to 89% and with a wide operating temperature range of -30°C to +80°C, the CFM50S meets IEC/EN 60335-1 standard and is approved to EN/UL/IEC 62368-1 making this model suitable for extreme environments

 

80W plug and play DC-DC converter suitable for transportation and Hi-Rel applications

80W plug and play DC-DC converter suitable for transportation and Hi-Rel applications

Published: 13 October 2021

The new plug and play STMGFS80 has been the latest series to be added to Components Bureau portfolio of isolated DC-DC converters. Giving you a high quality power solution in an industrial mount packaging making it suitable for transportation applications.

Ready to use out of the box, the STMGFS80 includes terminal blocks, output voltage potentiometer, input filter and extra capacitors. The series complies with safety standards UL62368-1 and C-UL EN62368-1.

 

Open frame power supply series offers high efficiency in a small package

Open frame power supply series offers high efficiency in a small package

Published: 25 August 2021

The new Cincon CFM70S series open frame power supply offers 70W of regulated power, has a universal input range 90-264VAC and comes in a package measuring 2 x 3 inches.

Offers efficiency up to 91% and a wide operating temperature range of -30°C to +80°C suitable for extreme environments, whilst meeting IEC/EN 60335-1 standard and approved to EN 55032 Class B and CISPR/FCC Class B.

Power series offers high efficiency with wide input voltage range

Power series offers high efficiency with wide input voltage range

Published: 2 August 2021

Components Bureau part of the FORTEC Group based in Cambridgeshire are pleased to announce the MORNSUNs LMF range has expanded to 600W.  The LMF600 series developed for industrial and smart electric requirements offers high efficiency and a wide range for input voltage.

 

AC/DC offers 300% peak power suitable for Medical applications

AC/DC offers 300% peak power suitable for Medical applications

Published: 7 July 2021

Cosels AEA600F, designed for applications requiring a high level of safety. The AC/DC 600W offers 3 output voltages 24V, 36V and 48V with respective current ratings of 25A, 16.7A and 12.5A. Output voltage can be adjusted using a built-in potentiometer.

The AEA600F is able to deliver 300% peak power for a period of up to 1,000 milliseconds. The AEA600F is suitable for Body Floating (BF) applications and complies with 2MOPP and 1MOPP safety requirement.

 

Autronic 100W high performance DC/DC converter for Railways

Autronic 100W high performance DC/DC converter for Railways

Published: 23 June 2021

We are pleased to introduce the latest release of the HFC100-W from Autronic. This addition to the HFC range makes the series complete offering 50W, 100W, 150W and 200W.

 

The new DC/DC converter offers a wide input range of 14.4 to 154 VDC, with an efficiency up to 92%. Options include open frame HFC100-W / O and galvanised HFC100-W / G, both are chassis assembly.

 

70W AC/DC half brick with built in EN55032 Level B filter

70W AC/DC half brick with built in EN55032 Level B filter

Published: 10 June 2021

The CBM70S series from CINCON. Designed for consumer electronics, telecommunication devices, commercial equipment and light/heavy industrial applications.

The half size industrial brick AC/DC power module measures (61.0 x 57.9 x 17.0mm) and has safety approvals for IEC/UL/EN 62368-1, with no external components required. The AC/DC power supply module provides EMC compliance to meet EN55032 Level B for conducted and radiated emissions as well as offer immunity to meet EN61000-4 .

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