Newark element14 Names Top 10 Products for 2018

Products underscore the depth of offerings in the 2018 Newark element14 catalog, an industry-leading resource for engineers at all levels

Newark element14 2018 catalog

Newark element14, the Development Distributor, announces the top 10 products in its 2018 catalog to help startups, makers and engineers take their technology ideas to the next level. The products range from starter kits, to connectors, sensors and power control devices. Each product on the list has been selected from the 1,800-page catalog by an expert panel of Newark element14 engineers and product managers for its reliability, performance and ease of use.

“These new products represent a continually expanding product range that truly differentiates Newark element14,” said Mike Ulch, Head of Product, Electromechanical, Interconnect, and Passives for Newark element14. “From FPGA board-level development, to power, sensing, and industrial automation, all the way to the most sophisticated test and measurement equipment and tools, Newark element14 provides the tools that developers need to support the complex industrial product lifecycle.”

Here are the top 10 Newark element14 products for 2018:

  • Alpha Wire ThermoThin: The biggest differentiator for this new high-temperature wire is its size. It is well suited for oil and gas, semiconductor, energy generation and production, and military applications where space is at a premium and extreme temperatures must be withstood. Catalog 135/p. 610

  • Eaton Cutler Hammer XT IEC Power Control: These sturdy, uncomplicated starters are economical, but built to last. The components are all housed in polycarbonate insulated enclosures that keep out dust, rain, oil and water and are corrosion-resistant. Catalog 135/ p. 1171

  • Honeywell PX3 Heavy Duty Pressure Transducers: These heavy duty pressure transducers provide the most comprehensive, clear and meaningful indication of the sensor’s true measurement performance over a specified temperature range. Small error promotes system uptime and efficiency. Catalog 135/p. 1087

  • Keysight 34461A Truevolt Series Digital Multimeters: An intuitive, menu-driven interface provides fast and accurate measurements through the 6.5-digit LCD display. Catalog 135/p. 1348

  • Metcal CV Soldering Station: This new soldering station delivers the right amount of power based on the requirements of the solder joint through the use of SmartHeat technology. Catalog 135/p. 1193

  • Molex ValuSeal Wire-to-Wire Connector System: An innovative, one-piece design offers industry-leading cost efficiencies plus IP65 sealing protection. Catalog 135/p. 296

  • Opto 22 RaspberryPi Starter Kit: This kit provides a reliable way to sense and switch industrial level electrical loads with a Raspberry Pi® board. Catalog 135/p. 1158

  • Schneider Electric MODICON M171 Controller: This controller maximizes profitability and energy efficiency through scalable automation control. Catalog 135/p. 1159

  • Ultimaker 3 3D Printers, 31AC4944 & 31AC4945: The Ultimaker line of printers offers ease of use, reliability, pro-quality, top-notch support and industry-leading technology. Catalog 135/p. 1657

  • Xilinx Spartan 7: The newest addition to the Cost-Optimized Portfolio offers the best in class performance per watt, along with small form factor packaging to meet the most stringent requirements. These devices enable key connectivity and processing applications in industrial, automotive, infotainment, consumer, and communications markets, among others. Catalog 135/p. 8

The 2018 Newark element14 catalog is a dependable resource for engineers at every level. Featuring more than 150,000 products from more than 600 top electronics brands, this is the only catalog of its kind in the industry. The easy-to-use online version offers 360-degree product views, an expanded video library and Newark element14’s Guaranteed In-Stock program.


Farnell Global is a fast and reliable distributor of products and technology for electronic and industrial system design, maintenance and repair.  From research and design through prototype to production, Farnell helps its customers access the products and services they need 24/7.  With more than 80 years of experience, 47 localised websites, and a dedicated team of over 3,500 employees, Farnell provides every component its customers need to build the technology of tomorrow.

Farnell Global trades as Farnell in Europe, Newark in North America, and element14 in Asia Pacific.  It also sells direct to consumers through its CPC business in the UK.

Farnell Global has been part of the established global technology distributor, Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT), since 2016. Today, this relationship allows the company to support its customers at every stage of the product life cycle, offering a truly unique distribution model, as well as expertise in end-to-end delivery and product design.

For more information, visit