Connector and Cable Assembly Supplier

CS 05.05.15

Facts and Figures

Facts & Figures: 10 Years of Connector Industry Income Statements

The connector industry is one of the most profitable subsections of the electronic components industry. Bishop & Associates’ Dave Pheteplace looks at 10 years of connector industry income statements.   The connector industry grew to almost $53 billion in 2014. It is one of the most profitable subsections of the electronic component industries. Let’s take a look Read More >>

LEDs

LED Lighting: The Connection Counts

Everywhere you turn, you can find LEDs in almost any lighting form factor, and connections are more challenging than a screw-in light bulb. Andrew Bogaczyk of Phoenix Contact explains how to connect LEDs and why the connection counts.   LEDs continue to dominate the lighting marketplace; everywhere you turn, you can now find LEDs in almost any form Read More >>

Launch calendar

How to Successfully Launch a New Connector Product

In our continuing series on connector basics, Bill Garver of APEX Electrical Interconnection Consultants examines the final step of the connector development process: How to successfully launch a new connector product.   In a previous “Connector Basics” article, we discussed how manufacturers must optimize the talents of their employees so that critical needs are addressed to ensure a successful Read More >>

Samtec Z-Ray Interposers

Samtec Z-Ray Ultra-Low-Profile, Ultra-High-Density Interposers

Samtec Z-Ray ultra-low-profile, ultra-high-density interposers provide ultimate design flexibility. Samtec’s newly released Z-Ray one-piece arrays provide an ultra low profile and high density and are highly customizable. These compression-contact arrays are used as interposers or integrated into connector housings. Compared to standard interposers, they feature greater density, X-Y-Z axes flexibility, customizable shapes and patterns, increased cycle life, low normal Read More >>

Molex Low-Loss Cable Assemblies

Molex High-Speed Low-Loss Flex Circuit Assemblies

The new Molex High-Speed Low-Loss Flex Circuit Assemblies deploy DuPont Pyralux TK flexible circuit material to meet growing demand for high-volume electronic data transmission. Molex Incorporated introduced its new High-Speed Low-Loss Flex Circuit Assemblies, made using DuPont Pyralux TK flexible circuit material. The assemblies are ideal for electronic data transmission applications such as servers and Read More >>

TE's DEUTSCH CTJ Series Common Terminal Systems

TE’s DEUTSCH CTJ Series Common Terminal Systems

TE’s DEUTSCH CTJ Series common terminal systems offer a ruggedized design to help meet demands of military and commercial applications. TE Connectivity announced its DEUTSCH CTJ series modules, AS81714 Series II, which are fully customizable for military and commercial aerospace applications. The DEUTSCH CTJ series modules are made up of a system of wires and components that are Read More >>

Harwin PCB Terminals

Harwin PCB Terminals

Harwin PCB terminals improve build quality and increase design flexibility. Harwin announced a wide range of PCB terminals (turrets) that can save assembly costs, improve build quality, and increase design flexibility. “Products such as our H3108-01 0.5mm-diameter terminal pin can be used to construct a pluggable PCB assembly – perhaps a module or daughterboard,” said Read More >>

AFC Cable Systems' LIQUID-TUFF UL Splash Zone Liquidtight Flexible Conduit

AFC Cable Systems’ LIQUID-TUFF UL Splash Zone Liquidtight Flexible Conduit

AFC Cable Systems’ LIQUID-TUFF UL Splash Zone Liquidtight Flexible Conduit has a rugged PVC jacket that inhibits bacterial growth and withstands washdown with bleach agents. AFC Cable Systems announced the availability of LIQUID-TUFF UL Splash Zone Liquidtight Flexible Conduit, with a rugged polyvinyl chloride (PVC) jacket designed to inhibit bacteria growth and withstand cleaning and sterilization using Read More >>

Graco AFD Therm-O-Flow Bulk Hot Melt System

Graco AFD Therm-O-Flow Bulk Hot Melt System

The Graco AFD Therm-O-Flow Bulk Hot Melt System for the cable industry enables double the throughput capability of its leading competitor. Graco Advanced Fluid Dispense (AFD), a world leader in fluid handling products and systems, announced the The-O-Flow Bulk Hot Melt System, an ideal fit for moisture-block coating applications in the cable industry. With material throughput capability double that Read More >>