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sensor-input connector products

Sensor-Input Connector Products

This week’s Product Roundup highlights sensor-input connector products from leading suppliers for both heavy-duty industrial applications that employ external sensors and lighter industrial and commercial electronics applications that integrate various sensors within them. Sensor-Input Connector Products NorComp’s M Series M12 connectors are designed to satisfy the electrical and mechanical demands of a wide variety of Read More >>

Spring-loaded connectors

Spring-Loaded Connector Products

This week’s Product Roundup highlights spring-loaded connector products from leading suppliers. Spring-Loaded Connector Products AVX Corporation’s 70-9150 Series STRIPT™ single, insulator-less, pogo-pin contacts provide extremely flexible and robust off-the-shelf solutions for an extensive range of demanding, high-lifecycle board-to-board (BTB) applications in the industrial, commercial, medical, and military markets at a competitive price point. Designed to Read More >>

Fiber optic connectors

Fiber Optic Connector Products

This week’s Product Roundup highlights fiber optic connectivity solutions from leading connector suppliers. Fiber Optic Connector Products Weidmuller’s line of RoHS-compliant preassembled fiber optic patch cables for high-speed applications including Industrial Ethernet networks features seven multimode and two single-mode solutions rated for -5°C to +75°C operation, a minimum one-time bending radius of 30mm, and a Read More >>

new connector and cable products: June 25, 2019

New Connector and Cable Products: June 25, 2019

Summary coverage of the new connector and cable products that were recently released to market, including interconnects, wire and cable, cable assemblies, materials, accessories, tools, development kits, and other connectivity products. Supplier names are generally linked to product announcements or home pages and product names are generally linked to product pages or datasheets. New Connector Read More >>

How to Specify Rail-Industry Ethernet Networks: Five Key Considerations and Why Connectors Are Critical

Data demands are exceeding what legacy technology can handle. See why more train manufacturers and system integrators are moving towards rail-industry Ethernet. The rail industry’s accelerating demand for higher bandwidth requirements has outpaced what the existing Train Communication Network (TCN) standard for data communication can provide. Designed for real-time applications, the TCN standard is a Read More >>

Moving Railway Communication Forward with Time-Sensitive Networking

New technology allows multiple types of data to move along the same path without any sacrifices on either end, ultimately increasing capacity and achieving cost savings. By Richard Weatherburn, Global Vertical Marketing Manager – Transportation, Belden Inc. The need for reliable transportation is greater than ever, driven by urbanization and increased business pressures for efficiency Read More >>

Railway Cabling Systems from a Single Source

Manufacturers of rolling stock require high-quality electrical connection systems, and there is increasing demand for custom-tailored railway cabling solutions from connector manufacturers.      Like those in traditional mechanical engineering fields, manufacturers of rail vehicles face the increasing challenges of higher costs and time-to-market pressures. Electrical connections and cabling are one area where they can Read More >>

Evolving Rail Designs Compete for Space

With new electronic technologies aimed at growing US rail ridership, physical limitations challenge system engineers to adopt greater flexibility in interconnection requirements.      Designers seeking new opportunities for competitive advantages in railway vehicles are constantly imposing greater demands on electrical and electronic system interconnections: Wi-Fi connectivity helps attract and retain ridership; infotainment screens enhance the rider Read More >>

Rail Infrastructure Shapes the Mobility of Tomorrow

Infrastructure shapes mobility and influences rolling stock in much the same way that new and better highways impacted automobile design. In this excerpt from a Nexans white paper, the authors explain the latest trends in rail infrastructure and what customers will expect from cable suppliers in the future.     Customer Expectations Infrastructure shapes mobility Read More >>

Rail station

Three Trends Driving Wireless Tech in the Railway Industry

The application possibilities of wireless technology in the railway industry are seemingly endless. An Industrial Ethernet network is inherently flexible and easily expandable, which makes it ideal for accommodating future trends in the transportation space.   Customer demand for a safe, entertaining, and enjoyable travel experience is dramatically increasing. Rail travelers today, whether riding on Read More >>

Smiths Connectors Transformer Connector

Smiths Interconnect Transformer Connector

Smiths Connectors’ Transformer Connector allows engineers to tailor interconnect solutions to the demands of individual applications. Smiths Connectors launched its new Transformer Connector Range, an innovative family of high-density modular connectors that provides customers with an enhanced ability to tailor interconnect solutions to the demands and requirements of their individual application environments. One key market that the Read More >>