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Harsh Environment

AVX Single-Pogo-Pin Board-to-Board Contacts

AVX single-Pogo-pin board-to-board contacts are ideal for high-lifecycle, harsh-environment applications. AVX Corporation introduced a new series of single-Pogo-pin board-to-board (BTB) contacts designed for use in high-lifecycle commercial, industrial, medical, and military applications that demand robust, high-reliability components. Available in five standard compressed stacking heights spanning 2.0mm to 5.0mm – the maximum working range and compressed Read More >>

Medical cables, Bioconnect

Meeting Medical Industry Standards for Cable Design

With no medical industry standards for cable, the industry adopts voluntary specifications to ensure patient safety. The medical device industry tolerates a much smaller margin of error than most other industries. Medical devices are highly precise and sensitive instruments. As such, medical interconnect cable, and more significantly, the material used in such apparatuses, must be Read More >>

Amphenol MAX M12

Amphenol’s Data Link Connector Among Most Durable in Class

Amphenol’s data link connector, the Max-M12, is ideal for rugged environments. Amphenol Industrial Products Group offers one of the most durable data link connectors in its class, meeting SAE J2839 and IEC 61076-2-101 specifications. The Max-M12 withstands connector-to-cable retention forces of 444 N and contact retention forces of 110 N, tested at 100 mating cycles Read More >>

Cables Unlimited LC-LC Duplex Ruggedized Fiber Jumpers

Cables Unlimited LC-LC Duplex Ruggedized Fiber Jumpers

Cables Unlimited LC-LC Duplex Ruggedized Fiber Jumpers Most wireless systems with remote radio head designs are installed outside, exposed to harsh environments that require ruggedized fiber-to-the-antenna cabling for reliable performance. The LC-LC duplex ruggedized fiber jumpers manufactured by Cables Unlimited, a division of RF Industries, are IP66/67-rated for harsh environments. The assembly is manufactured with Read More >>

Tangling with Industrial Robots

The Robotic Age is Here – Industrial Robot Market Statistics

September 2013 – Industrial robots are a common sight on the factory floor, particularly in automotive markets. They offer high-precision handling and speed, and reduce operator risk, such as worker exposure to hazardous materials, and to production dangers in general. In the near future, industrial robots will include those that cooperate with humans, instead of replacing them. This will open up new potential for utilizing robots in factories and in the agricultural market, as well as for domestic purposes.

The Need for Speed – Rugged Mobile Devices in the Military

February 5, 2013 – The commercial market is setting the pace for the use of mobile devices across multiple markets and applications. As defense personnel see computing devices used in different ways in the civilian world, they are adapting them for similar applications in the military. Jenny Bieksha looks at the latest trends in military electronics, the drivers behind them, and where the applications are going next.

Test Group 4: Let’s Not Be Too Harsh

Dr. Bob on Test Group 4: Let’s Not Be Too Harsh Test group 4 of EIA364D includes testing in a harsh environment, or corrosion based on exposure. The complete generic test sequence for EIA 364D was shown in the first article in this series. Test group 4 calls out a “harsh environment,” and that description Read More >>