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Wire and Cable Products

This week’s Product Roundup highlights wire and cable products including heat-shrink tubing, cables and cable assemblies, cut and strip machinery, conduit, connectors, and terminals. Power & Signal Group stocks SUMITUBE® SA3 dual-wall heat-shrink tubing by Sumitomo Electric Interconnect Products. Specifically formulated to provide environmentally sealed electrical splice connections in a wide range of harsh environment Read More >>

Connector Companies Get Smarter, Faster With Acquisitions

Electronics companies are consolidating their expertise with acquisitions as new technologies become part of the connector ecosystem. When is a connector company more than a connector company? When it is also a wire and cable company, a sensor company, an antenna company, a transceiver and transponder company, and even, sometimes, a software company. As increasingly complex Read More >>

Electronic Connectors Shrink to Fit

Incredible advances in processor and memory technology have mandated shrinking all other electronic components from chip capacitors to connectors and the circuitry that joins them. The connector industry has responded to these challenges by introducing new classes of high-density microminiature connectors.   A basic pillar of the electronics industry has been its ability to stuff more functionality in Read More >>

Connected Cars

The Connected Car: A Revolution in Mobility

Since the modern automobile was invented, its basic functionality and shape has remained essentially the same. However, the environment in which vehicles operate and the data to which they connect are changing dramatically, and components will play a significant role in the automotive revolution.   The connected car has the power to shake up the Read More >>

How to Specify Mini-SAS HD Connectors and Cable Assemblies

There are a number of variables to consider when choosing Mini-SAS HD interconnects, and here TE offers tips on how to specify Mini-SAS HD connectors and cable assemblies to achieve the necessary performance level. † Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) connectors are essential for interconnecting storage systems in the data center. SAS defines the standard interconnect Read More >>

WAGO splicing connector

WAGO 221 Series Splicing Connectors

The WAGO 221 Series splicing connectors offer rapid, reliable installation. WAGO introduced the next generation of its proven 222 LEVER-NUTS splicing connectors. The 221 Series saves 40% more space in the junction box, providing simple, safer installation of solid, stranded, and fine-stranded wires. The 221 Series simplifies electrical installation even in the most space-restricted applications. Advantages include: Read More >>

How Connectors Lower Wiring Costs

The assumption that hardwiring will minimize wire installation costs is wrong. Here, Lapp Group explains how connectors lower wiring costs. If you design or build industrial machines, you probably know all about hardwiring. It remains the most common way to bring power and signal to the machine because it offers a perceived savings in installation Read More >>

Problem Solved

Problem Solved: SynCardia and Smiths Connectors

When SynCardia needed to ensure a totally reliable signal in a portable artificial heart, it turned to Smiths Connectors.   A recognized leader in the mechanical circulatory support industry, SynCardia Systems of Tucson, Ariz., manufactures the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart as a bridge to transplant for patients who are dying from end-stage biventricular failure Read More >>

Train and cloud

On-Train Fiber Optic Connectivity

The railway industry still hesitates to make systematic use of fiber optic technology on board rolling stock. HUBER+SUHNER explains how recent advances in cable and connectors have made on-train fiber optic connectivity a reality.   Over the past few years, the emergence of Ethernet as an industry standard for communication on board trains has moved from concept Read More >>