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Commercial Connectors Toughen Up for the Harshest Environments in the Universe

As priorities for deep-space applications change, demand is increasing for low-cost, commercial off-the-shelf connectors that can endure the rigors of space. Deep-space exploration keeps bringing us new information about the sun, the moon, and the planets. For example, data from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter recently helped researchers determine that the Moon isn’t dead because it Read More >>

Samtec HTEC8

May 2020 New Connectivity Products

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. May 2020 New Connectivity Products May 2020 New Connectivity Products 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 >>

Mill-Max Multi-Purpose Terminal Pin

Mill-Max Multi-Purpose Terminal Pin

The Mill-Max multi-purpose terminal pin offers a press-fit tail, slotted head, and an additional press-fit feature on the barrel of the pin for reliable connection options. Mill-Max introduced a new terminal pin suitable for use in a variety of board-to-board and wire-to-board applications. It features a compliant press-fit tail, slotted head, and an additional press-fit feature on Read More >>

ept's flexilink Press-Fit Board-to-Board Connectors

ept’s flexilink Press-Fit Board-to-Board Connectors

ept’s flexilink press-fit board-to-board connectors utilize the Tcom press-fit system. ept introduced flexilinkb-t-b,a new board-to-board connector range based on the Tcom press-fit system. The connectors provide high-quality, non-pluggable connections between PCBs at a pitch of 2.54mm. The advantages are a reliable mechanical as well as electrical board-to-board connection created using just a single part. There is no need for Read More >>

Press-Fit Technology for Automotive Applications

Press-fit technology is widely applied in multiple automotive applications because it meets the needs of smaller, lighter, more durable components in the latest vehicle designs. The basic principle of a press-fit connection is that a contact terminal is pressed into a printed circuit board (PCB). There are two types of press-fit pins – the solid Read More >>