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MINCO PRODUCTS LTD

MINCO PRODUCTS LTD

Decades of experience make Minco much more than a components supplier

Minco has been designing and manufacturing critical components since 1956. During the past five decades, we’ve grown into a global company with four product lines:

  • Thermofoil™ Heaters

  • Flex Circuits

  • Sensors

  • Instruments

We’ve developed the unsurpassed ability to design and assemble these products into a single integrated component so you can achieve the highest degree of functional and packaging efficiency. At the same time, we’ve established working relationships with the design engineering teams at hundreds of customers, freely sharing our component knowledge and experience. Our inclusive sales process creates win-win opportunities for both Minco and our customers, which shortens your sales cycle and strengthens valuable customer relationships. All of this has made Minco a trusted partner and provider of critical components for the world’s most critical applications.

FLEXIBLE THERMOFOIL™ HEATERS

Flexible Thermofoil™ Solutions for Heating

Since their introduction by Minco over 45 years ago, Flexible Thermofoil™ heaters have demonstrated significant advantages over conventional electric heaters.

Thermofoil™ heaters are thin, flexible heating elements consisting of an etched foil resistive element laminated between layers of flexible insulation.

Since their introduction by Minco over 45 years ago, Flexible Thermofoil™ heaters have demonstrated significant advantages over conventional electric heaters.

Heater Configurator and Online Ordering

Precise Heating

Thermofoil™ heaters put heat where you need it. You simply apply them to the surface of the part to be heated. Their thin and Flexible profile gives close thermal coupling between the heater and heat sink. You can even specify profiled heat patterns with higher watt densities in areas where heat loss is greater.

Faster Warmup and Longer Life

The flat foil element of Flexible Thermofoil™ heaters transfers heat more efficiently, over a larger surface area, than round wire. Thermofoil™ heaters, therefore, develop less thermal gradient between the resistive element and heat sink. Heaters stay cooler. The result is higher allowable watt densities, faster warmup, and prolonged insulation life. Thermofoil™ heaters can safely run at wattages twice those of their wire-wound equivalents. Insulation life may be ten times greater. For high levels of reliable heat, the obvious choice is Flexible Thermofoil.

FLEX CIRCUITS

Minco specializes in tight tolerance, fine-line circuits for the medical and aerospace industries. From guidance systems to cardiac pacemakers, Minco flex circuits set the standard for assured quality.

Flex circuits make electronic interconnection both simpler and more reliable. They translate the advantages of printed circuits to three dimensions, replacing conventional wiring. Minco specializes in tight tolerance, fine-line circuits for the medical and aerospace industries. From guidance systems to cardiac pacemakers, Minco flex circuits set the standard for assured quality.

Flexible and Rigid-Flex Circuits

  • Fine pitch down to 0.003 inch (0.08 mm) lines & spaces

  • Stiffeners or rigid zones for component mounting

  • Up to 16 layers

  • Impedance control with shield planes and other techniques

  • Combine with surface mount technology for ultimate packaging density

  • CAD/CAM interface

SENSORS AND ASSEMBLIES

Minco has designed and manufactured RTDs for more than 45 years. We have the capabilities and experience to put together a proven sensing solutions, at a cost-effective price, for your application.

Minco has designed and manufactured RTDs for more than 45 years.

We have the capabilities and experience to put together a proven sensing solutions, at a cost-effective price, for your application.

The Right Sensor

No sensor manufacturer offers more styles and variations. From miniature detectors to 100 foot averaging thermometers, from flexible Thermal-Ribbons™ to heavy duty probe assemblies, our selection lets you choose the best model for your needs. We can supply platinum, nickel, nickel-iron, and copper RTDs with curves to match any instrumentation. Minco also offers thermocouples and thermistors mechanically interchangeable with RTD models to help you standardize installations.

Single Source Manufacturing

Minco builds sensors from start to finish. We manufacture our own sensing elements, machine our own cases and fittings, and assemble finished parts. That gives us complete control over product quality, plus flexibility in adapting designs to customer requirements.

Custom Design

Stock solutions aren’t always the best solutions. Minco has designed over 7000 custom sensors, each with unique features for better performance at a lower price. Let our engineers suggest innovative ideas to tailor a sensor to your application.

Quality Above All

Minco sensors have proven their reliability in the most critical areas. The space shuttle uses our RTDs. So do nuclear plant safety systems, rocket motors, power generators, missiles, and calibration labs. Quality comes first at Minco. Documented and audited procedures, continuous quality improvement goals, and employee involvement programs set a high standard throughout the company. Minco is certified to ISO 9001: 2000.

INSTRUMENTS

  • RTD and thermocouple Temptran™ transmitters give accurate signals over thousands of feet

    Instruments from Minco Products Ltd
  • Select fixed range or field rangeable; miniature, "hockey puck," and isolated versions

  • Miniature DC temperature controller

  • 4 to 20 mA or 1 to 5 VDC output

  • Microprocessor based controllers with optional alarm features

  • PID, proportional, and on/off controllers

  • Excellent accuracy and stability

  • Optional match calibration to RTD's with free NIST traceable certification

  • More than 100,000 currently serving in process and HVAC / R installations

  • Loop powered indicators

  • Handheld and panel mount readouts

  • Custom instruments for OEM's

For more information about Minco's products visit - www.minco.com



MINCO E2E COMMUNITY

Let’s talk E2E—engineer to engineer

Minco recognizes that the more information sources you have, the easier it is to find a solution, or spark an idea, that leads to a breakthrough design.

Minco recognizes that the more information sources you have, the easier it is to find a solution, or spark an idea, that leads to a breakthrough design.

That’s why we have a dedicated group of engineering experts providing one-on-one design help when it’s needed most.
 

The E2E - engineer to engineer - section of the Minco website also provides design engineers with an easily accessible variety of educational and informational materials. When your resources are stretched thin, the Minco E2E Community can help you find the information you need.

The E2E - engineer to engineer - section of the Minco website also provides design engineers with an easily accessible variety of educational and informational materials. When your resources are stretched thin, the Minco E2E Community can help you find the information you need.

The Minco E2E Community is a place where engineers like you can find a variety of helpful information sources right at your fingertips!

Choose one of these topics to solve a problem, answer a question, find a solution or get an idea. Learn from other engineers, dig deep into technical papers or refer to one of our engineering tools to locate critical data.

Webcast & Podcasts Archive - Get access to in-depth information presented in a tutorial environment so you can interact with subject experts and strengthen your professional capabilities all without leaving your desk.

Discussion Forum - Peer-to-Peer education is one of the hottest trends among professional groups including engineers. Now you can get meaningful, useful information from the most qualified source available - other engineers, like you.

Top Engineer Questions - Read the latest and most popular engineering question posted anywhere in the E2E Community Discussion Forum.

Ask the Experts - Direct your question specifically to Minco engineers. Find out how integrated components and custom designs can help you develop a highly reliable product.

White Papers - Learn in-depth about meaningful topics from prototyping techniques for thermofoil heaters to how to design flex circuits.

Engineering Tools - Utilize calculators, drawings, conversion charts, worksheets, and technical references that provide the information you need when you need it.

Learn more visit Minco E2E community now!

 

MINCO PRODUCTS LTD
Endeavour House
London Stansted Airport
Essex
CM24 1SJ

Tel: +44 (0)1279 669464

Fax: +44 (0)1279 669465

Website: www.minco.com

Email: sales@minco.com

Contact: Mr Anthony Mullard (Military & Aerospace Industry Sales Manager)

Products/Services :

  • Critical Circuit Components
  • E2E Engineer to Engineer Solutions Provider
  • Engineer Community & Support
  • Flex Circuits
  • Flexible Heating Elements
  • Instrument Manufacturer
  • Resistance Temperature Detector RTD
  • Sensors

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