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connector products for energy applications

Connector Products for Energy Applications

This week’s Product Roundup highlights leading connector products for energy applications, including oil and gas exploration and processing, nuclear energy, and alternative energy. Connector Products for Energy Applications: Omnetics Connector Corporation’s low-profile Micro-D discrete wired microminiature connectors have a reduced flange height and a lighter-weight form factor compared to standard Micro-D connectors and deliver proven Read More >>

New Connector and Cable Products: February 2019

Summary coverage of the new connector and cable products that were recently released to market, including interconnects, wire and cable, cable assemblies, development kits, tools, and materials. New Connector and Cable Products: February 2019 Interconnects, etc. Global Connector Technology (GCT) launched the new charge-only USB4085 USB Type-C connector to satisfy growing market demand for devices Read More >>

Cable Processing Machinery Products

Cable Processing Machinery Products from Schleuniger Schleuniger designs and manufactures a wide range of high-precision automatic and semiautomatic cable processing machines that allow users to cut, strip, crimp, seal, and mark cables reliably, economically, and with the utmost accuracy. Schleuniger’s new Mercury-4 Laser Wire Stripper is a slim, but powerful bench-top laser-stripping machine capable of Read More >>

Interconnect Industry News: February 2017

See below for updates about new product introductions and distribution news.   Product News TE launched new Sliver internal cabled interconnects. Designed to provide one of the most flexible solutions in the market for making I/O connections on the board, this new technology simplies design and helps lower overall costs by eliminating the need for Read More >>

Field replaceable connectors

Options for Terminating Coaxial Cable

Coaxial/RF cable assemblies comprised $13.5 billion of the $142 billion worldwide market for cable assemblies in 2015. How coax cable and connectors are terminated affects quality and performance, so learn how to choose the right coaxial cable termination options for your application.   Whether it’s ultralight, radiation-resistant sensor cable assemblies in the Mars Rover; a Read More >>

Ultra miniature RF

Automation Challenges for Ultraminiature RF Cable Assemblies

As the need for smaller cable assemblies continues, speed, precision, and quality control will be hot topics among manufacturers dealing with ultraminiature RF cable assemblies.     The key trend in mobile electronics today is to make products that are smaller, thinner, and lighter, yet mobile electronic devices, such as cell phones, tablets, and portable Read More >>

Device Connection Integration in the SMT Process

Can the same connector be used in both through-hole reflow and surface-mount device processes? Weidmuller looks at how pin length can make all the difference in meeting the requirements of IPC-A-610 E.   Today’s PCB is a platform for electronic components that creates circuits varying from simple to highly sophisticated. Requirements such as the miniaturization of Read More >>

Schleuniger CT 65 Hydraulic Press

Schleuniger CT 65 Hydraulic Press

The Schleuniger CT 65 hydraulic press is a programmable crimping machine for heavy-gauge crimping applications.  Schleuniger’s powerful CT 65 hydraulic crimping machine is designed for loose-piece, heavy-gauge crimping applications. Its parallel crimping action delivers up to 150kN (16.9 tons) for applications up to 400mm2 (750 MCM). The quality of the crimp is guaranteed by a full-cycle mechanism that Read More >>

Benefits of Networking Wire Processing Equipment

Once reserved for large manufacturing operations, networked wire processing equipment is poised to change how small-to-medium wiring harness shops do business, according to Schleuniger’s Pete Doyon.   Having been in the wire processing business for 30 years, I have seen a lot of changes and improvements made possible, primarily, by advances in electronics and software. 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 >>