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New Product News: August 2018

Summary coverage of the latest, new-to-market connector and cable products. New Product News: August 2018 Interconnects, etc. AVX Corporation developed a cost-effective, ultra-high-reliability, three-piece STRIPT™ contact system for linear LED and coplanar PCB connections in off-road vehicle lighting applications. Designed to absorb broad end-to-end mating tolerances, handle up to 20A of continuous current, and exhibit Read More >>

Waterproof Push-lock Circular Connectors Perform In Harsh Environments

Astute Electronics offers Amphenol LTW‘s X-Lok Series, waterproof (IPX8) circular connectors which integrate a push-lock mechanism together with audible and tactile feedback, delivering desirable blind mating. The devices are rated at 5, 10 and 20A, and 300 VAC/VDC for 1000 cycles. Including a large variety of receptacles and cable assemblies with different connector sizes and Read More >>

Electricity

Protect Medium-Voltage Cable Insulation from Failure

Cable designed to be discharge-resistant may be the best way to protect medium-voltage cable insulation from failure and to ensure system reliability. Design engineers must ensure the reliability of solid-dielectric power cable against failures caused by partial discharge (PD), which can be quite a challenging task. Engineers can guard against PD by designing cable to Read More >>

Laying subsea cable replacements

Replacing Vintage Subsea Cable

In this case study about replacing vintage subsea cable to scenic Drummond Island, Kerite’s Peter Ebersold describes how the company overcame the environmental challenges to meet the tight timeline dictated by permit conditions. When Cloverland Electric Cooperative wanted to replace the aging subsea cable that serves Drummond Island in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, it turned to experienced utility Read More >>

Kerite High Voltage Shielded Cable

Kerite High-Voltage Shielded Power Cable

The new Kerite high-voltage shielded power cable provides unparalleled reliability and performance with more than 40 years of failure-free service. Kerite, a manufacturer of high-quality insulated utility underground power cable, announced a full line of high-voltage (HV) power cable, available in voltages ranging from 46kV thru 138kV. Whether directly buried or in conduits, Kerite’s HV Read More >>

Molex Mega-Fit Power Connectors Offer High Current-Density with Small Footprint

Molex Mega-Fit power connectors deliver cutting-edge 23.0A in a 5.70mm pitch for virtually any general market application. Molex continues to build on its innovative family of power products with the Mega-Fit power connector. This wire-to-board, mid-range product line fills a significant power void in today’s interconnect marketplace by delivering 23.0A in a small 5.70mm footprint. Read More >>