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LED and lighting product roundup

LED & Lighting Connector Product Roundup

This week’s product roundup highlights some of the latest and greatest LED and lighting connector solutions available. Amphenol Pcd’s Luminus Series connectors are lightweight, cost effective, easy to use, and available in multiple configurations to suit a broad range of application specifications. Featuring AS39029 (MIL-C-39029) contacts with quarter-turn, bayonet-style or push-and-snap blind-mate connections, an IP67-rated Read More >>

“Naked” IDCs as Workaround Solutions in Extreme Environments

End products intended for use in harsh applications are often potted or overmolded to make them impact-resistant and/or waterproof. Although beneficial for the end consumer, this final encapsulation process can negatively affect the electrical and mechanical integrity of the product’s connections.    With so many connector options available, it can be difficult to filter through Read More >>

TE's Aluminum COPALUM Lite Sealed Terminals and Splices

TE’s Aluminum COPALUM Lite Sealed Terminals and Splices

TE’s aluminum COPALUM Lite sealed terminals and splices for aerospace applications reduce weigh up to 60% and provide easier, faster terminations. TE Connectivity announced its new COPALUM Lite sealed terminals and splices, which provide up to 60% in weight savings versus copper terminal alternatives and up to 53% weight savings versus drop-forged aluminum terminals. The new Read More >>

News Briefs

Melni Connectors Jumps into the Shark Tank

Idaho-based Melni Connectors was started by an inventor who designed a connector based on a children’s toy. Last week he found himself on the television hit Shark Tank, pitching the idea to potential investors.   Inventor Mark Melni didn’t know a children’s toy would leave him swimming with the sharks. Although the connector industry is dominated by Read More >>

Carlisle Heatless Crimp Splices

Carlisle IT Heatless Crimp Splices

The Carlisle IT Heatless Crimp Splices reduce downtime with easy installation using a positive locking insulator assembly. Carlisle IT’s Heatless Crimp Splices are manufactured to provide high-quality performance in the harshest operating environments, while reducing downtime with a quick and easy installation that uses a positive locking insulator assembly. Since there is no heat required to install, Read More >>