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2015

Mill-Max Wire Termination Pins and Receptacles

Mill-Max Wire Termination Pins and Receptacles

The new Mill-Max wire termination pins and receptacles are precision-machined and feature solder cups for efficient soldering. Mill-Max expanded its line of wire termination products with six new pins and receptacles – three mated pairs – which facilitate the wire-attachment process. Each features a solder cup for easy and efficient soldering and is precision-machined to provide the consistent Read More >>

News Briefs

Interconnect News for November 3, 2015

The interconnect news for November 3, 2015, includes a changing of the guard at HARTING, a new facility for Harwin, and an extended partnership between CDM and TE. After almost 50 years in the management of the HARTING Technology Group, Dietmar Harting named his son Philip Harting the new chairman of the board as of October Read More >>

Fischer Mini-Max connector

When is a Small Connector Too Small?

Connector companies are meeting SWaP challenges as we move to mobile and wearable devices, but is there a time or a function when tiny is too small?     Electrical connectors just keep getting smaller as companies push size and weight out of their devices. Connector companies have risen to meet the SWaP (size, weight, and power) challenges Read More >>

Dump truck

New Networks for Commercial Vehicles

Information networks drive new opportunities for commercial vehicles—both conventional and electric.     Connectors used in commercial vehicles have always needed to provide higher performance under more rugged conditions than those used in passenger cars and trucks. Now they must also facilitate advanced networking under harsh conditions, providing all the benefits of high-speed networks found in Read More >>

Materials Ensure Connector Reliability in Harsh Environments

Connectors in the oil and gas industry must withstand high pressure, high temperature, and corrosive environments subject to heavy vibration and occasional shock loading. Materials are the key to ensure connector reliability in harsh environments.   The oil and gas industry demands high reliability in drilling and completion equipment, including electrical connectors used downhole. Connectors Read More >>

Military Wearables Enhance Soldier Capabilities

Military wearables enhance soldier capabilities, but the next generation of battlefield equipment will require an evolution in connector technology.   New wearables, including augmented reality technology and devices connected to the Internet of Things (IoT), will not (yet) make the new soldier or airman look like Iron Man, although “Iron Man Suit” is the nickname used Read More >>

medical wearables

Interconnect Technologies for Medical and Fitness Wearables

Building on the success of smartphones and other mobile consumer devices, medical device manufacturers continue to improve on portable and wearable monitoring devices. What does this mean for interconnect designs?   Designed to be worn on the body or attached to clothing, wearable electronic devices, also known as wearables, integrate biosensors that detect physiological markers. Healthcare Read More >>

News Briefs

News Briefs for September 1, 2015

For the latest information on awards, conferences, appointments, and other achievements, take a look at the news briefs for September 1, 2015. Bishop & Associates Inc. launched its new, re-designed company website, which offers visitors an appealing user interface along with seamless and simple navigation features. The homepage prominently highlights Bishop’s latest research reports with Read More >>

Molex TermiMate One-Circuit Connector for LEDs

Molex TermiMate One-Circuit Connector for LEDs

Molex TermiMate one-circuit connector for LEDs minimizes shadowing and offers space and cost savings.    Molex Incorporated introduced the new TermiMate one-circuit terminal-style connector system. Designed to minimize the shadowing effect in LED lights and TV backlighting applications, the ultra-low-profile TermiMate coplanar board-to-board and wire-to-board connector reduces component and assembly costs for manufacturers. “In LED applications, Read More >>

Optical connectors

Embedded Optical Engines Find Their Niche

Demand for higher data rates, panel density, and practical channel lengths with acceptable signal integrity have put pressure on copper connectivity to deliver the most practical solution. Embedded optical transceiver technology emerges to address this need.   Copper circuits still rule the high-speed electronic world, but optical alternatives continue to chip away at that dominance in niche Read More >>

Molex ML-XT System for Commercial Vehicles

Molex ML-XT System for Commercial Vehicles

The Molex ML-XT Sealed Connection System delivers market-leading seal technology for the commercial vehicle market. Molex Incorporated introduced its ML-XT Sealed Connection System, a highly reliable, securely sealed solution that minimizes electrical failures in grueling commercial vehicle applications while delivering assembly cost savings to original equipment manufacturers and harness makers.  Rated IP68 and J2030 power-wash-capable, the ML-XT Read More >>

News Briefs

News Briefs for August 4, 2015

For the latest appointments, certifications, and facility openings, read the news briefs for August 4, 2015.   TE Connectivity has been named a lead partner to Andretti Technologies, the technology incubation and advanced engineering business of Andretti Autosport. The groundbreaking technology partnership will leverage TE’s expertise in sensors and connectors, including its DEUTSCH Autosport range Read More >>