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Mill-Max Combination Signal/Power Connectors

Mill-Max Combination Signal/Power Connectors

The new Mill-Max combination signal/power connectors simplify board layouts and provide flexibility in system design. Mill-Max introduced new connector products designed for combined signal and power transmission. These connectors eliminate the need to choose separate connectors for power and signal, while simplifying board layouts, providing versatility, and delivering reliable and consistent performance. There are two connector set options: Read More >>

Molex OptoConnect Custom Optical Enclosures

Molex OptoConnect Custom Optical Enclosures

Molex OptoConnect Custom Optical Enclosures offer a high-density fiber optic routing management solution that integrates sophisticated fiber circuitry features. Molex Incorporated launched its OptoConnect Custom Optical Enclosures, which are designed to simplify complex fiber optic mapping issues. The OptoConnect fiber-routing system uses integrated FlexPlane circuitry for a complete end-to-end optical management system for high-density telecom and datacom equipment Read More >>

TE PRO BEAM EB16 for M38999 Connectors

TE PRO BEAM EB16 for M38999 Connectors

The TE PRO BEAM EB16 for M38999 connectors brings expanded beam optical technology to size 16 contacts. TE Connectivity announced its new PRO BEAM EB16 optical termini that bring the durability and ruggedness of expanded-beam optical technology to its size 16 contacts. Designed to fit MIL-DTL-38999 Series III size 16 cavities, the termini are a Read More >>

Schleuniger PreFeeder 3300 and 3400

Schleuniger PreFeeder 3300 and 3400

The Schleuniger PreFeeder 3300 and 4300 cable feeding systems offer simple design and ease of use. Schleuniger introduced the PreFeeder 3300 and PreFeeder 4300 cable feeding systems, which distinguish themselves through simple design and ease of use. For easy reel handling and fast changeovers, all axes are electrically driven. Both the PreFeeder 3300 and PreFeeder 4300 use Read More >>

Omnetics Miniature Nano-D COTS Connectors

Omnetics Miniature Nano-D COTS Connectors

Omnetics miniature Nano-D COTs connectors offer high-density packaging and weight savings with increased wire counts. Omnetics now offers a COTs and standard Nano-D product offering with many sizes and formats readily available. Standard contact sizes include nine, 15, 21, 25, 31, 37, 51, 65, and 85 pins, all at .025″ pitch. All wired sizes come pre-assembled Read More >>

JST LBT A-Type Series for Lithium Battery Applications

JST LBT A-Type Series for Lithium Battery Applications

The JST LBT A-Type Series for lithium battery applications allows higher current-carrying capability due to a unique heat dissipation feature. JST Corporation’s  LBT A-Type Series crimp-style connectors provide space savings for wire-to-board connections, power and signal circuits, and sequencing for lithium battery and other power connection applications. These SMT connectors have a low profile of 3.0mm (.118″) Read More >>

Small form factor optical connectors

How to Specify Small Form Factor Optical Connectors

Over the last three decades, a myriad of optical connectors have come and gone, but small form factor connectors are making the choice easier these days. Molex offers tips on how to specify small form factor optical connectors.    In a maturing market, there are clear winners that prove superior and push out competing technologies. Read More >>

Plastic optical fiber Liburdi

A Short Guide to Plastic Optical Fiber

Plastic optical fiber is an option for applications as diverse as residential wiring and avionics. Here’s a short guide to plastic optical fiber to help you determine if it’s what you need.   Installing plastic optical fiber (POF) cabling may be the better choice for networking with infrastructure runs of up to 80 meters that connect to Read More >>

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How to Specify Aluminum Wire for Automotive Applications

Restrictive connector terminal solutions can be an issue when specifying aluminum wires for automotive applications.   In light of time-to-market issues in the automotive industry, aluminum is the best option for reducing the weight of the electrical distribution system and harnesses. Aluminum has been used in battery and power applications in premium cars for some time. Read More >>

Komax Gamma 263S crimping

Five Things to Know About Automatic Crimping Machines

When every penny counts, manufacturers look to wire processing equipment suppliers to help cut production costs and improve the cost per lead. To assist in your next equipment purchase, Komax offers five things to know about automatic crimping machines.   In today’s competitive business environment, wire harness manufacturers are winning contracts by the penny. When Read More >>

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Heavy-Duty Terminals for Automotive Applications

Electric terminal manufacturers utilize a good portion of their engineering resources to develop new products or improve existing terminals for the automotive industry. Sam Francois of ETCO examines the keys to choosing heavy-duty terminals for automotive applications.   Problems within a vehicle’s electrical system have long plagued the automotive industry. One of the most common areas for Read More >>

Molex super sabre family

Molex Super Sabre Power Connector System

The Molex Super Sabre Power Connector System delivers 34.0A per blade in a 7.50mm pitch connector that withstands temperatures of up to +125°C. Molex Incorporated introduces the Super Sabre Power Connector System for all high-current applications where flexible wire-to-wire and wire-to-board configurations are required. Delivering 34.0A per blade and withstanding up to +125°C operating temperatures (USCAR-2, Read More >>