Farnell partners with Bourns to deliver advanced magnetic solutions

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Farnell is now stocking Bourns’ broad portfolio of standard and custom magnetics including high efficiency, high frequency power inductors and transformers, EMC compliance devices, signal transformers, common mode chokes and ferrite cores.

The distributor has launched a new global campaign with Bourns, a longstanding strategic partner, that looks to grow customer demand for innovative embedded solutions which are critical to breakthrough electric vehicle and e-mobility designs, high power battery charging, renewable energy, energy storage, Internet of Things (IoT), 5G mobile networks and industrial infrastructure applications.

Bourns offers a broad portfolio of standard and fully customised components and its advanced magnetics components are designed to meet essential power application requirements for power conversion, isolation, EMC compliance, signal integrity, increased power density and thermal management.

The company has made significant investments to develop magnetic components and expand its portfolio to become one of the Top 10 global power conversion solution providers. New products innovations address market demand for operation at higher switching frequencies, miniaturisation, low EMC, advanced construction materials and moulded construction techniques offering flat windings and self-lead terminals.

Commenting Achilles Chiotis, Marketing Vice President of Bourns Magnetics Division, said, “As a magnetics components industry leader, Bourns is the ideal partner to help customers succeed in exciting and high-growth areas such as Battery Management Systems (BMS) for automotive, industrial and renewable energy markets, on-board and off-board charging for advanced Li-Ion batteries and DC-DC conversion systems. We also offer new generations of advanced miniaturised magnetic components for power management circuits, advanced driving assistance systems and smart connected appliances. We are thrilled to partner with Farnell to extend the availability of our proven solutions that help increase safety and reliability of power circuits.”

An extensive range of Bourns’ AECQ-20, industrial and consumer grade products and now available from Farnell.

Simon Meadmore, Vice President of Product and Supplier Management, Farnell said, “Bourns offers one of the broadest portfolios of high-quality magnetics solutions and we are pleased to help bring to market this diverse range of components and solutions to support design engineers.

“Bourns excels at miniaturisation, thermal management, robust product design and the use of advanced materials and construction techniques. In return, Farnell has the advanced product knowledge and sales channel experience to ensure Bourns’ leading magnetics portfolio can be used to support the development of new technology by our global customer base."

Farnell customers will have access to online resources, datasheets, application notes, videos, webinars and 24/5 technical support in local language.

The full range of Bourns advanced magnetic products are now available from Farnell in EMEA and element14 in APAC.