Connector and Cable Assembly Supplier

TE Connectivity

New Product News: October 2018

Summary coverage of the latest, new-to-market connector and cable products. Interconnects, etc. TE Connectivity’s new Octal Small Form Factor Pluggable (OSFP) connector and cable assembly portfolio supports next-generation data center needs with data rates of 200Gb/s and 400Gb/s. The new OSFP products support 8x28G NRZ and 8x56G PAM-4 protocols, with a roadmap to 8x112G PAM-4 Read More >>

Hermetically Sealed Connector Products

This week’s product roundup highlights hermetically sealed connector solutions from leading suppliers. Newark element14 stocks MIL-DTL-38999 Series III Hermetic Connectors from SOURIAU. These stainless steel, high-density connectors have a compact footprint with a low profile that delivers up to 30% space savings, threaded couplings for quick, reliable mating, a robust glass-to-metal hermetic seal, and 45 Read More >>

Golf Carts Drive Towards Autonomy

Driverless golf carts and neighborhood electric vehicles may become mainstream well before autonomous cars become common. By Terry Costlow Golf cart suppliers have beat the auto industry in the race to electric power. Now they’re striving to make big inroads into the autonomous vehicle field. The challenges and benefits of using both electrified powertrains and Read More >>

High-Temperature Connector & Cable Products

This week’s Product Roundup highlights high-temperature connector and cable solutions from leading suppliers. BTC Electronics offers Hermetic Seal Corporation’s HTX Series hermetically sealed interconnects for ultra harsh environments, which are made using advanced HTX glass seals designed to withstand much higher temperatures and higher vibration than their predecessors and to outperform borosilicate and alkali barium Read More >>

Industry News: October 2018 — Part I

Summary coverage of upcoming events and recent news from across the connector industry. Event News Today at 2:00pm EDT, Heilind Electronics and TE Connectivity are presenting a free webinar entitled “Discover How Unique Cable and Connector Solutions are Taking 3D Printing to New Levels.” The Global Product Manager for TE’s Data and Devices business unit, Read More >>

2018 Top 10 Connector Suppliers for Overall Satisfaction with Product Quality and Product Handling

The results are in for the 2018 Bishop & Associates US Customer Satisfaction Survey of the Electronic Connector Industry. In this issue, we reveal the top 10 connector suppliers ranked by level of customer satisfaction with product quality and problem handling. Bishop & Associates recently completed its biennial US customer survey, in which a total of Read More >>

New Product News: September 2018 — Part II

Summary coverage of the latest, new-to-market connector and cable products Interconnects, etc.  TE Connectivity launched the new BUCHANAN WireMate Two-Piece Poke-In connectors to provide easy-to-use, three-directional mounting solutions for wall-mounted smart home devices. The two-piece connectors have a panel-mounted, poke-in style terminal block and a blade-style mating header for device PCB attachment, enabling push-in, slide-on, Read More >>

I/O Connector Products

This week’s Product Roundup highlights I/O connector solutions from leading suppliers. Weidmuller’s OMNIMATE BL-I/O 3.5 sensor actuator connectors utilize the company’s proprietary, spring-based PUSH IN direct-connect technology, which enables the simple, tool-free connection and removal of solid, stranded, and ferruled wires, to provide fast, safe, and intuitive field-terminable I/O connections in processing, manufacturing, measurement, and Read More >>

Small Form Factor Connector Products

This week’s Product Roundup highlights small form factor (SFF) connector solutions from leading suppliers. I-PEX Connectors’ NOVASTACK35-HDP shielded board-to-board FPC connectors provide high-reliability data transfer and power delivery. They have a 0.35mm pitch, a maximum mated height of 0.75mm, full 360° shielding for closer placement to antennas, heat-resistant UL94 V-0 LCP housings for enhanced protection, Read More >>

Oil & Gas Connector Products

This week’s Product Roundup highlights connector solutions for the oil and gas industry from leading suppliers. TE Connectivity’s SEACON OPTI-CON standard, dry-mate, fiber optic hybrid connector range for subsea applications delivers high-reliability performance in high-pressure environments up to 7,500psi (5,200m water depth) and allows customers to choose any combination of optical and electrical configurations that Read More >>

Industry News: September 2018

Summary coverage of upcoming events and recent news from across the connector industry. Event News   AerosUSA is showcasing its FLEXAquick® polyamide connector system for cable conduits and other equipment in corrosive, high-wear, and outdoor environments at the 2018 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago through this Saturday, September 15.   TTI, Inc. is showcasing its Read More >>

New Product News: September 2018 — Part I

Summary coverage of the latest, new-to-market connector and cable products. Interconnects, etc. Molex introduced the new Coeur CST High-Current Interconnect System, which features an innovative float design that accommodates pin-to-socket misalignment for easy PCB-to-PCB, busbar-to-busbar, and PCB-to-busbar mating without the risk of overstress damage to the socket contact system. The new design achieves 1mm of Read More >>