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Hydrogen Fuel Cells Offer Alternative to Batteries

Connector makers are helping automobile makers in their push to make hydrogen fuel cells a clean-energy option for cars. Falling lithium-ion battery prices, continuous hydrogen fuel cell technology advancements, changing consumer preferences, government support for alternative fuel research in China and Europe, and the impact of Elon Musk’s Tesla have converged to make the electric Read More >>

April 2019 Industry News - Part II

April 2019 Connector Industry News – Part II

Summary coverage of upcoming industry events, as well as recent award, partnership, promotion, personnel, facility, distribution, standards, association, and certification news from across the connector industry. April 2019 Connector Industry News – Part II April 2019 Connector Industry News – Part II > Event News Samtec is showcasing a wide variety of Samtec Solution Blocks Read More >>

New Connector and Cable Products: January 2019

Summary coverage of the latest, new-to-market connector and cable products, including interconnects, wire and cable, cable assemblies, development kits, tools, and materials. Interconnects, etc. connector and cable products Stewart Connector’s new Qwik RJ45™ Modular Plugs for industry-standard Cat 5e and Cat 6 cables are designed to reduce assembly time and improve termination quality in the field. Read More >>

Industry News: August 2018

Summary coverage of upcoming events and recent news from across the connector industry. Industry News August 2018 Event News Phoenix Contact’s Cabinet Confidence vehicles, which showcase how the company’s products work together to provide cost-effective, flexible solutions for improving automation systems, will be in Seattle and Portland August 20–31. Its DC Infomobile, which introduces customers Read More >>

ODU Turntac

Automotive Connector and Cable Products

This week’s product roundup highlights automotive connector and cable solutions from leading suppliers. Automotive Connector and Cable Products The universal ODU TURNTAC contact system from ODU features robust contact technology designed to withstand harsh environmental conditions and heavy use and enable the stable, reliable, efficient, and economical transmission of high currents in eMobility charging and Read More >>

High-Current Connector Products

This week’s product roundup highlights high-current connector solutions from leading suppliers. Smiths Interconnect’s HeavyPower Transformer Series high-density, modular connectors for on-board power applications in the rail market allow for multiple, customer-defined configurations and further enhance flexibility with the ability to integrate local cabling and components. Available in 1- to 4-pole versions capable of supporting up Read More >>

New Product News Roundup: April 2018 – Part I

Summary coverage of the latest, new-to-market connector and cable products New Product News Roundup: April 2018 – Part I Interconnects, etc. Smiths Interconnect’s new Eclipta – ECL Series edge-card connectors feature innovative, high-performance, double-ended card contact technology designed to deliver the reliability, serviceability, and affordability demanded by critical, disposable medical applications, like electrophysiology catheters. Since Read More >>

Alternative Energy Interconnects Product Roundup

This week’s product roundup highlights connectors and cables especially designed to suit the expanding alternative energy systems market. Alternative Energy Interconnects Product Roundup Amphenol ICC’s BarKlip® I/O connector conveniently distributes up to 200A between busbars, cables, and circuit boards in applications including AC/DC power supplies utilized in datacom and networking switches employed in IoT-enabled alternative Read More >>

New Product News Roundup: February 2018

Summary coverage of the latest, new-to-market connector and cable products New Product News Roundup: February 2018 Interconnects, etc. Würth Elektronik released the new REDFIT IDC SKEDD WR-WST solderless, reversible, direct-plug-in connectors for signal transmission, programming, and debugging in consumer and industrial electronics, solar, mechanical engineering, and switch board construction applications. Featuring 4–20 SKEDD-technology contacts that Read More >>

New Product News Roundup: January 2018 – Part II

Summary coverage of the latest, new-to-market connector and cable products New Product News: January 2018 – Part II  Interconnects, etc. Hirose added a new 0.25mm-pitch FPC connector to its space-saving FH58M Series. Designed to deliver high retention forces, exceptional reliability, and high signal integrity in consumer, medical, point-of-sale, wearable, and other portable electronics subject to Read More >>

New Product News Roundup: January 2018 Part II

Summary coverage of the latest, new-to-market connector and cable products  Interconnects, etc. Hirose added a new 0.25mm-pitch FPC connector to its space-saving FH58M Series. Designed to deliver high retention forces, exceptional reliability, and high signal integrity in consumer, medical, point-of-sale, wearable, and other portable electronics subject to shock and vibration, the series features a backflip Read More >>

Connectivity Solutions for Wind Energy Electronics

There’s no stopping the wind, so we may as well harvest it. By Amy Goetzman and Christine Stieglitz Wind farm installations continued to expand in 2017, with additional capacity added around the globe, notably in places like Texas, Turkey, France, the UK, and India. Wind energy contributed an annual €36 billion ($43 billion) to the Read More >>