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commercial aircraft

Connectors Fly High on Commercial Aircraft

Thousands of new commercial aircraft are currently in production. They will contain lightweight, powerful, high-speed electronics systems that will enable connectivity on a level the skies have never seen. Commercial aircraft come in many shapes and sizes, from small executive jets to large, long-haul, wide-body planes that carry hundreds of passengers. Electronics are taking a Read More >>

trucking

Short- and Long-Haul Trucking: Driving Towards an Emissions-Free Future

Trucking is getting greener as sensor-based technologies make diesel engines more efficient and lithium-ion batteries and hydrogen fuel cells offer an alternative to petroleum. Trucking is vital to the way we live. Long-haul trucks carry what’s needed to where it’s needed quickly and affordably, and short-haul trucks trek the final miles between warehouses and stores. Read More >>

wire and cable accessories

Wire and Cable Accessories

This week’s Product Roundup highlights wire and cable accessories from leading suppliers, including cable clamps, identification sleeves, marking systems, conduit, tubing, and backshells. Wire and Cable Accessories  Würth Elektronik’s new WE-EEL aluminum grounding cable clips enable the stable grounding and fixation of cables with diameters extending from 2.5–20.5mm and exhibit less than 0.01Ω of contact Read More >>

Board-to-Board Connector Products

This week’s Product Roundup highlights board-to-board connector products from leading suppliers for applications in the datacom, telecom, industrial, military, aerospace, medical, transportation, and consumer electronics markets. Board-to-Board Connector Products  Advanced Interconnections’ line of high-reliability, through-hole board-to-board connectors is available in single-, dual-, and triple-row designs with closed-end, anti-solder-wicking, screw-machined terminals on a 1.27mm, 2.00mm, or Read More >>

New Product News October 2019

Summary coverage of new-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire and cable, cable assemblies, materials, accessories, tools, development kits, and connector-adjacent technologies, such as sensors and antennas. Supplier names are generally linked to product announcements and product names are generally linked to product pages or datasheets. New Product News October 2019 New Connectivity Products > Interconnects, Read More >>

Press-Fit Technology in Automotive Applications: Secure Electrical and Mechanical Connections in One Process Step

Safety-related features in automobiles are well-suited for press-fit systems By Sandra Gast, Product Manager at ept GmbH   Press-fit technology is an especially reliable partner for automotive applications, where temperature fluctuations, shock, vibrations, moisture, dust, and dirt play a major role. It can be used to create a simultaneous electrical and mechanical connection in just 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 components, 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 >>

SCHURTER High-Temperature Cord Connectors

SCHURTER High-Temperature Cord Connectors

The new SCHURTER high-temperature cord connectors are compatible with IEC 60320, C22, and C21 at 155°C for elevated ambient temperature. SCHURTER introduced its high-temperature cord connectors to extend its range of IEC high-temperature power inlets according to IEC/UL 60320. The high-temperature appliance inlet and cord connectors are designed according to IEC. They are rated according Read More >>

Amphenol Heavy-Duty ATHD Series Connectors

Amphenol Heavy-Duty ATHD Series

The Amphenol heavy-duty ATHD series is ideal for rugged, high-vibration applications. Amphenol Industrial Products Group now offers a heavy duty connector series for size 8 and size 12 power contacts.  The new ATHD series is a single-pole, rugged, in-line connection system designed to replace splices as well as provide power wherever needed. Using Amphenol’s exclusive Radsok technology, Read More >>

TE SMT Releasable Poke-In Wire Connector

TE SMT Releasable Poke-In Wire Connector

The TE SMT releasable poke-in wire connector simplifies field installation and is ideal for lighting applications. TE Connectivity announced its new low-profile, surface-mount technology (SMT) releasable poke-in wire connectors. Addressing the trend for wire termination simplicity and ease of proper assembly, TE’s new solderless connectors simplify multiple wire terminations using poke-in technology. Their unique release mechanism allows for the Read More >>