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Expert insights

Beyond Standards: IPC Helps the Electronics I...

IPC is known as the premier standards organization in the electronics manufacturing …

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LED lighting
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New technology

Smart Connectivity Brings LED Lighting to Ind...

Intelligent and efficient LED lighting makes smart buildings, warehouses, and other industrial …

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Ethernet cable connections
How to Specify
How to Specify

Five Common Solutions for Connecting Two Indu...

How do you connect two Ethernet cables to each other while maintaining …

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Market Update
Market Update

New RF Coaxial Connectors Evolve as Emerging ...

The IoT, 5G, and advancing technologies across markets have led to smaller, …

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Connector basics
Connector basics

Connector Contact Materials for Elevated-Temp...

Applications that reach high temperatures require rugged connectors that can withstand these …

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waterproof connectors
Connector basics
Connector basics

Waterproof Connectors Can Survive a Splash or...

The market for waterproof connectors is large and growing, driven by undersea …

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Connector basics
Connector basics

M12 Connectors Unite the Industrial Internet ...

Rugged and durable M12 connectors have a long history, but connected industrial …

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Hannover Messe
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New technology

Hannover at Home: Connector Companies Showcas...

When COVID-19 shut down Hannover Messe, connector companies took advantage of digital …

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Burn-in testing
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Connector basics

Burn-In Testing 101: Testing Electronic Compo...

This rigorous testing process helps ensure that connectors are durable enough to …

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Comprehensive coverage of the latest connectivity news in the industrial market

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September 2020 New Connectivity Products II

Summary coverage of new-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire and cable, cable …

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ethernet connectors for mobile equipment
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Ethernet Connectors for Mobile Equipment Prod...

This week’s Product Roundup highlights Ethernet connectors and cable assemblies for mobile …

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Industry News
Industry News>

September 2020 Connector Industry News

Summary coverage of upcoming industry events, as well as recent award, partnership, …

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overmolded cable assemblies
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Overmolded Cable Assemblies Product Roundup

This week’s Product Roundup highlights overmolded cable assemblies from leading suppliers. Overmolded …

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Product News
Product News>

September 2020 New Connectivity Products

Summary coverage of new-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire and cable, cable …

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August 2020 Connector Industry News
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August 2020 Connector Industry News

Summary coverage of upcoming industry events, as well as recent award, partnership, …

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Modular Rectangular Connectors
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Heavy-Duty Modular Rectangular Connectors

This week’s Product Roundup highlights heavy-duty industrial-, transportation-, and aviation-grade modular rectangular …

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Product News
Product News>

August 2020 New Connectivity Products

Summary coverage of new-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire and cable, cable …

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Product Roundup
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Antennas Product Roundup

This week’s Product Roundup highlights antennas from leading connectivity suppliers. Heilind Electronics …

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July 2020 Connector Industry News
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July 2020 Connector Industry News

Summary coverage of upcoming industry events, as well as recent award, partnership, …

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New connectivity products
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Product News>

July 2020 New Connectivity Products

Summary coverage of new-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire and cable, cable …

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Product Roundup
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Robotic Connectivity Products

This week’s Product Roundup highlights connectivity solutions for robotic systems, including connectors, …

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Product News
Product News>

June 2020 New Connectivity Products

Summary coverage of new-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire and cable, cable …

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Product Roundup
Product Roundup>

Microminiature MIL-DTL-38999-Style Connectors...

This week’s Product Roundup highlights space- and weight-saving microminiature MIL-DTL-38999-style connectors from …

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May 2020 connector industry news
Industry News
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May 2020 Connector Industry News

Summary coverage of upcoming industry events, as well as recent award, partnership, …

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Samtec HTEC8
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May 2020 New Connectivity Products

Summary coverage of new-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire and cable, cable …

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INDUSTRIAL MARKET REFERENCE LIBRARY

Next-gen connector and cable technologies, design resources, specification tips, and application guides

Connector basics
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Three Trends Point to the Convergence of Indu...

Electrification, automation, and connectivity across systems and command centers are changing the …

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Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Unite in...

Advanced computing resources and connected technologies are converging in a range of …

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Connector basics
Connector basics>

The Robots Are Coming

Robotics may be one of the greatest technological innovations of all time, …

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industrial ethernet
How to Specify
How to Specify>

Protecting Ethernet Connections in Industrial...

As Industrial Ethernet brings network connections into harsh environments, it’s essential to …

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oil and gas industry sensors
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Connected Solutions Drive Change in the Oil a...

Digitization is transforming the oil and gas industry. Starting with the equipment …

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eBook
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2020 Harsh-Environment Connectivity eBook

Our new 2020 Harsh-Environment Connectivity eBook features 16 technical, tutorial articles by …

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Wire Basics
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Wire Connections Then and Now

Electrical splicing connections have constantly changed over the last 130 years as …

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Plastic Metal Connectors
Connector basics
Connector basics>

Plastic and Metal Connectors for Harsh-Enviro...

Metal connectors can endure the very roughest conditions. Plastic connectors offer exceptional …

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Connector basics
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Connectors Get Tough for Industrial Robots an...

As more robots and other connected devices join the factory floor, the …

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Connectors for IoT, IIoT, and Industry 4.0 Ap...

The proliferation of connected technologies is placing new technical demands on industrial …

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Connector basics
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Elevators Take Connectors to the Next Level

Modern elevators feature a wide variety of electronic nodes, from controls that …

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Industry News
Industry News>

Strategic Acquisitions Continued in the Conne...

Connector-adjacent technologies were the key focus of many 2019 acquisitions as companies …

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Standards
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The COM-HPC Embedded Standard Will Facilitate...

To handle compute-intensive applications and edge-computing systems, a revised Computer on Module …

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Believe the Hype About the Internet of Things...

Avnet’s Lou Lutostanski says the promise of full IoT connectivity has been …

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Connector basics
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How to Specify Heavy-Duty Connectors and Cabl...

Designing and specifying cable assemblies for use in harsh environments presents a …

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Connector basics
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Common Misperceptions of Custom Connectors

There are many misperceptions regarding custom connectors: They are too risky, too …

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Connector basics
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Rugged Connectors Expand into New Application...

5G and the Industrial Internet of Things are pushing advanced electronics into …

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Danger Zone: Contamination-Resistant Connecto...

Electronic equipment and devices employed in extremely harsh environments require rugged, contamination-resistant …

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eBook
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New 2019 Industrial and IIoT eBook

Connector Supplier’s new 2019 Industrial and IIoT eBook collects expert insights and …

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LEDs Illuminate the Industrial Internet of Th...

Industry 4.0 is coming to life with the help of LED connectivity. …

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Connector basics
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Robust Connections: Board-to-Board Connectors...

As automation and the Internet of Things transform industrial environments, demand is …

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Connector basics
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Agricultural Smart Connectors Bring in High Y...

Today, a tractor is more than an engine-driven farm machine; it can …

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Connector basics
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Why You Can No Longer Ignore Connectors

Connectors should be a central focus for engineers in today’s network-centric and …

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Standards
Standards>

Four New Materials Will Join the RoHS in 2019...

Check your connectors: A group of phthalates will be restricted by European …

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Standards
Standards>

Moving Towards a Greener Electronics Industry...

e-waste, air pollution, and water contamination are toxic legacies of the electronics …

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Connector basics
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M12 Connectors Provide Rugged Performance for...

In traditional office environments, Ethernet connections are typically made using the standard …

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Three Things to Know About the Connected Fact...

The Connected Factory Exchange (IPC-CFX) is a new IoT standard that guides …

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HARTING's ix Industrial will revolutionize the IoT
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Smaller, Faster, Smarter: Miniature Industria...

Connectors are competing for space in today’s automated industrial processes. A next-generation …

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Top Technology Trends and Disruptions for 201...

A new wave of technologies including e-mobility, Industry 4.0, edge computing, artificial …

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Connector basics
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Modern Connector Density Eased by Retro Manuf...

Solid machined contact manufacturing, which has been in use for more than …

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Standards
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Leaded Copper Alloys Get A New Lease on Life

An extension of the EU exemption known as 6(c) brought relief to …

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Sensors Expand Possibilities for More Devices...

Autonomous machines and the Internet of Things have brought sensors to the …

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The IoT Revolution Dips into the Internet of ...

A team of scientists is tapping electronics distributors and open source data …

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Cable Basics
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Fast, Small and Lean: System Cabling Pays Off...

Panel builders can reduce wiring time, achieve a denser, leaner cabinet, and …

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Powder Coated for Protection

Coating connectors with a dry powder that hardens when cured can bestow …

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Connector basics
Connector basics>

Glass Connectors for Nuclear Applications

In an effort to safeguard the electronics within nuclear power plants, connector …

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Five Attributes for High-Quality Wire Bonding...

Achieving a controlled finished surface suitable for wire bonding is essential for …

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Connector basics
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Five Things to Consider When Specifying Custo...

Custom molded connectors and cordsets offer numerous advantages, and many designers find …

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Buildings Are Smarter Than Ever: Trends in Sm...

The Internet of Things is expanding into every aspect of infrastructure, putting …

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Connector Manufacturers Sense Growth

As sensors increasingly work in tandem with connectors in IoT applications, some …

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Smart LEDs Extend Into the IoT

Embraced by consumers, businesses, and governments, LED lighting is the clear winner …

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Connector basics
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Connectors in the LED Lighting Era

Components for LED lighting connections and controls have evolved alongside current bulb …

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Standards
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ISO Quality Audit? No Big Deal

Your ISO quality audit is coming up. We talk to an auditor …

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