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Hand tools include crimping and polishing tools, mil spec and commercial insertion and extraction tools, cable tie removal tools, and hand soldering tools. Also included are torque and strap wrenches, jam nut socket tools and banding tools.



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New Wire and Cable Product Roundup

Check out this week’s product roundup for information about some of the latest and greatest wire and cabling solutions spanning connectors and cordsets to hand tools.   New Wire and Cable Product Roundup Pasternack’s four new high-performance, flexible VNA test cables operate at up to 110GHz and deliver precise results for VNA, semiconductor probe, and Read More >>

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Interconnect News for January 29, 2016

In this issue’s interconnect news, we meet DesignCon’s Engineer of the Year and are introduced to a number of new products from global suppliers.   Eric Bogatin Named DesignCon’s Engineer of the Year DesignCon 2016, held January 19 – 21 in Santa Clara, Calif., recognized Dr. Eric Bogatin of the Teledyne LeCroy Signal Integrity Academy Read More >>

Understanding Handheld DMM Specifications

Despite the pervasiveness of the digital multimeter, its features are often not fully understood, which can lead to overlooking advanced measurement capabilities as well as its limitations.     The handheld digital multimeter (DMM) is the most common of all electrical and electronic test instruments. Despite the pervasiveness of the the DMM, its specifications and Read More >>

Huber+Suhner Quickfit Connector

HUBER+SUHNER Quick-Fit Plus Rapid Connector System

The HUBER+SUHNER Quick-Fit plus rapid connector system dramatically reduces the time required to assemble and deploy cables and connectors for IBC/DAS applications. HUBER+SUHNER announced a groundbreaking field-mountable connector system – the Quick-Fit plus – that offers one-piece design and an extremely fast, easy, and reliable assembly process for ½” corrugated cables used in distributed antenna systems (DAS) Read More >>

What’s New with the A-620-B Standard?

IPC/WHMA A-620-B is an excellent tool for everyone involved in the building of wire harnesses because it greatly simplifies best practices for the harness supplier. The WHMA’s Donnie Hill updates us on the latest revisions to the standard.   IPC/WHMA – A-620-B is the current wire harness standard developed jointly by IPC and the Wire Harness Read More >>

Weidmuller’s PZ 10 HEX and PZ 10 SQR Crimping Tools

Weidmuller’s PZ 10 HEX and PZ 10 SQR Crimping Tools

Weidmuller’s new crimping tools provide precise results for secure connections. Weidmuller introduces two new high-quality, self-adjusting crimping tools, the PZ 10 HEX for hex-shape crimps and the PZ 10 SQR for square-shape crimps. These new crimp tools create stable electrical crimped connections that meet the requirements of DIN 41641-1 for solderless crimping and exceed the Read More >>

Fiber optic in hand

Fiber Optics: Knocking on the Copper Door

Fiber optics has long been touted as the next big thing. After 30 years of expectation, is that reality finally here?   Fiber optics has long been defined as a technology that will become mainstream within five years…for at least the last 30 years. That may finally be changing. We don’t see fiber replacing copper Read More >>

How to Choose Fiber Optic Cleavers

Commonly overlooked when making a fusion splicer purchase, fiber optic cleavers are crucial tools that ensure perfectly smooth fiber ends. Sumitomo Electric Lightwave offers tips on how to choose fiber optic cleavers.   The fiber cleaver is a tool commonly overlooked when making a fusion splicer purchase. Just ask any technician who has worked the late Read More >>

IPA 8040

IPA Diamond Grip Terminal Cleaners

IPA Diamond Grip Terminal Cleaners are the first tools ever made to clean small male and female spade pin connectors. IPA’s Diamond Grip Terminal Cleaners are the first tools ever made to clean small male and female spade pin connectors.  The three-piece Pro Series Diamond Grip Terminal Cleaners (part #8040) feature highly durable and abrasive coatings that clean Read More >>