Cable and Connecting
Molex Unveils EXTreme Ten60Power High-Current Connectors
Molex introduced a new version of its EXTreme Ten60Power High-Current Connectors. The EXTreme Ten60Power delivers up to 260A per linear inch, representing the highest current density available in the lowest profile interconnect on the market today.
LMH Bayonet Coupling Power Connectors Quickly Assembled To Order At Lane Electronics
Leading electrical and electronic interconnection specialist Lane Electronics, announces the immediate availability of the LMH range of Bayonet Coupling Power Connectors manufactured by fellow Lodge Group company Weald Electronics. Lane Electronics is now holding a significant stock of popular LMH models for immediate delivery as well as a huge inventory of shell styles, contacts and accessories for assembly to order on very short lead times. All versions can be specified in a variety of RoHS compliant finishes.
New permanent downhole gauge connector from ITT ICS protects expensive gauges and vital data from damage in deep wells
ITT Interconnect Solutions, has announced a new Applications Note detailing the use of its new permanent downhole gauge connectors designed specifically for use in today's demanding exploration and production projects. The cost of exploration continues to rise steeply year on year as wells have to be drilled ever deeper, increasing demands on the equipment used in this challenging environment.
Intelliconnect - Waterproof RF Connectors for marine and harsh environments
Intelliconnect announced the availability of its wide range of IP67 and IP68 interconnect solutions for harsh environments. Qualified to withstand immersion at a minimum of 20m for four hours in their unmated condition, the Pisces range are renowned for reliability under rigorous conditions.
High-reliability connectors from Aerco provide 360° electrical screening
Harwin Datamate S-Tek 2mm, high-reliability connectors, now stocked by Aerco, are designed for applications that require high levels of EMC such as military, aerospace, industrial and control equipment.
Radiall Licenses Amphenol as Second Source for R2CT Connection Kit
Radiall and Amphenol are pleased to announce that Amphenol is now a licensed second source for Radiall R2CT connection kits. As a second source, Amphenol will manufacture and market the connectors. R2CT connection kit provides a waterproof, sealed connection for fiber-to-the-antenna (FTTA), remote radio head equipment, and similar outdoor applications where a protected interface is needed. The field-installable kit provides low-cost sealing at the transceiver-to-cable interface and ensures robust mechanical and environmental performance.
ITT ICS adds Nemesis lightweight mini-circular connectors to dynamic 3D modelling website
Leading global connector manufacturer and supplier ITT Interconnect Solutions has announced that its innovative new Nemesis connectors are now available as models on its 3D dynamic modelling website which went live at the end of 2010. This online resource enables design engineers to utilise a single interface to search for ITT ITC's industrial, commercial, Mil-Spec and Hi-Rel interconnects, select from various output model formats and directly request the generation of a 3D model. Users can choose from a range of industry-standard CAD formats and receive the model as a downloadable zip file to import into their own CAD system for integrating into prototype system designs. This greatly increases flexibility and enables a number of different prototype designs be tried out to achieve an optimum solution more quickly and easily.
Molex introduces new Design Enhancements to its Impact Connector System
Molex has expanded its Impact Connector System with the introduction of new design enhancements and additional configurations to its Impact Orthogonal Direct and Impact Plus 85-Ohm Backplane connectors. Molex's Impact products meet marketplace demands for high-speed, high-density connectors while providing the ultimate in signal integrity and design flexibility.
Larger housing extends versatility of Han-Yellock connector family
HARTING has extended the versatility of its innovative Han-Yellock connector family by introducing a new version - Han-Yellock 60 - with a larger housing that enables up to six connector modules to be incorporated.
Rutronik - FCI expands its terminal block portfolio
FCI has expanded its product portfolio with new plug and socket configurations, all ideal for industrial and instrumentation applications. The products are available now at distributor Rutronik.
IP67 Rated Plastic-Bodied Miniature Circular Connectors From Lane Electronics
Lane Electronics has just announced availability from stock of the Binder 720 Series of plastic bodied miniature circular connectors designed for applications where a rugged, waterproof cable to cable or cable to panel solution is required.
HUBER+SUHNER adds Acal BFi to its UK Distribution Network
HUBER+SUHNER has announced a significant addition to its UK distribution network with the appointment of Acal BFi, one of Europe's leading suppliers of photonic technologies and specialist electronic components for wireless communications.
Molex Purchases Luxtera’s Silicon Photonics-based Active Optical Cable (AOC) Business; Partners on Future AOC Development
Molex today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Luxtera's Active Optical Cable (AOC) business. Luxtera, the worldwide leader in Silicon CMOS Photonics, will transfer all aspects of its existing and future AOC business to Molex including current QSFP+ (Quad Small Form Factor Pluggable) 40Gbps Ethernet and InfiniBand products and customers. The acquisition immediately adds QSFP active optical cables to Molex's portfolio of active optical connectivity products. The acquisition includes an exclusive agreement for Luxtera to develop and supply advanced chip-sets for future Molex products that are based on Luxtera's silicon photonics technology, including next generation 14Gbps and four channel 25Gbps products for the 100Gbps Ethernet and InfiniBand markets. The companies will work together on future product planning to provide customers with leading edge interconnect solutions at 10Gbps, 14Gbps, 25Gbps, and faster data rates.
PCB adaptor offers direct board mounting of industrial connector
A PCB adaptor which allows direct board mounting of the Han Q 12/0 industrial connector has been introduced by HARTING. The new adaptor means that the Han Q 12/0 - the HARTING connector in the small Han 3 A series with the highest number of pins - now has the option of direct connection to device boards. In addition to the actual PCB adaptor, special versions of the Han Q 12/0 connector's male and female inserts for the PCB adaptor are being introduced.
Molex extends CMC Sealed, High-Density Connection System with three new Headers
Molex has extended its CMC family with the introduction of a 154-circuit header in compliant-pin mount and 32- and 112-circuit solder-mount headers. Designed to perform in high-conductivity applications and in harsh environments, CMC is an industry standard interface used in automotive and transportation powertrain applications, including ECUs (engine control units), automatic gearboxes, suspension controllers and electric parking brakes.
Precision 7-16 DIN Adapters Hold up to Frequent Torquing
These precision7-16 DIN adapters are highly desired in test applications such as base station passive intermodulation (PIM) testing. These low loss, low VSWR "rugged" adapters are designed to be used with portable antenna and cable analyzers.
Binder-USA Expands RD24 Connectors to Accept Larger Cables
Binder-USA has expanded its line of RD24 Series 692 and 693 right-angle connectors with PG11 and PG 13.5 cable outlets. The male and female cable connectors can now accept cables with an OD of 8-12 mm. Binder RD24 connectors are ideally suited for industrial power applications.
W. L. Gore & Associates expands engineered PTFE technology for flat and round cables
W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) continues to enhance its engineered PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene) technology for use in flat and round cables, making them the premier choice for demanding, extreme environments such as semiconductor manufacturing, aerospace, and industrial applications. Gore's customized materials and unique cable designs have resulted in products that minimize particulation and outgassing while maximizing longevity – a combination of qualities not found in any other cable technology.
Volex Supplies Cable Assemblies To Support Indian 3g Mobile Rollout
Volex Group plc has been selected by a major global telecoms solutions provider to deliver a package of copper cable assemblies to be used in the rollout of 3G network infrastructure in India. Volex will supply a total of nine types of cable assembly which will form part of the telecoms provider's platform rollout across India, which includes 22 network areas operated by four telecoms companies.
Metr1x connectors from ITT Interconnect Solutions - industry’s first 150degC fully-sealed RoHS signal connector
Leading global connector manufacturer and supplier, ITT Interconnect Solutions has announced the industry's first fully-sealed (IP69K) RoHS compliant high-temperature signal connector. The new Metr1x range is designed to provide complete reliability and guaranteed signal integrity in extremely harsh environments and was specifically developed to fulfil the need for increased functionality and vibration resistance in complex thermodynamic conditions. ITT ICS developed the new Metr1x connector drawing on expertise gained through its highly successful Quadrax military and aerospace grade connectors and QXM12 mass transit range. The Metr1x series is available in different housing variations to suit applications as diverse as heavy diesel or gas engines, agricultural machinery, power generating units and industrial automation through to defence systems and robotics.
Molex 1.27mm pitch Picoflex IDT Connector System
Molex has expanded its extensive Picoflex IDT connector system, which is suitable for many high-density applications where space is at a premium and power and signal are required. The latest addition to the product family is the Latched Picoflex Header. Comprising PCB headers, cable connectors and standard ribbon cable assemblies, the Picoflex connector system features a highly reliable terminal design, and locking and cable strain relief to help guarantee a secure electrical connection in a variety of demanding applications. Typical applications include those found in the industrial, automotive, medical and multimedia industries.
Aerco sole assembler for Deutsch 602 connectors
Under an exclusive agreement with Deutsch, Aerco is now the sole assembler for the popular, industry-leading Deutsch Pattern 602 connectors. By increasing stock levels and expanding its assembly capability Aerco now offers a 'one-stop-shop' for a full range of Pattern 602 connectors including EMC grounded versions, ribbed coupling nuts and orientated connectors. These connectors will be available either from stock or on a five working day lead-time and will be supplied without any minimum order quantities.
HARTING Ha-VIS preLink - a new installation concept for data network cabling
HARTING Ha-VIS preLink is a new installation concept for data network cabling based on the ISO/IEC 11801 standard. This new technology simplifies cabling, saves installation time and enables extensions and conversions without incurring significant interruptions in ongoing operations.
ACAL Technology first to sample Amphenol Bulldog Connectors
ACAL Technology are sampling new Amphenol Bulldog connectors which combine quick release, impact resistance and extreme reliability into a single connector. The special design features of the RoHS-compliant, IP68-sealed Bulldog connectors make them suitable for use in automotive, military and other harsh applications: Mating and breaking forces can be adjusted to suit specific applications, whilst the use of standard MIL-C insert arrangements means that the connectors provide the versatility for power, signal or data as well as mixed-contact platforms.
GTK RJ45-USB Socket saves valuable PCB space
The dual right angle RJ45-USB socket from GTK reduces the required PCB footprint, enabling engineers and designers to save "real estate" on new product designs. This product is available in either USB 1.1 or 2.0 standards enabling data transmission speeds of 12Mbps and 480Mbps respectively. The RJ45 connector with integrated magnetics allows Ethernet performance to 10/100 BaseT standards. The socket is supplied with integral green/orange and yellow LED's as standard, but can be customised if required. The product is through hole mounting.
Optoelectronics in a MIL-DTL-38999 Connector
Teledyne Reynolds Inc. announces the launch of the Hyperion Series of connector which incorporate broadband fiber optic transceivers in their design. Since the Hyperion connectors are designed to transmit fiber optic signals through standard, 16 AWG, MIL-PRF-29504/4 and /5 compliant termini, they can be offered in any version of a MIL-DTL-38999 connector that has a minimum of two 16 AWG cavities.
Southern Electronics Exhibition 2011 - HARTING features interconnection solutions for industry
At Southern Electronics 2011, the HARTING Technology Group will be featuring its broad range of electrical and electronics interconnection solutions, including several major new products. The HARTING Technology Group's electronics assembly operation - HARTING Integrated Solutions (HIS) - will also be demonstrating its backplane and sub-assembly capabilities.
UK Made Intelliconnect RF Connectors available on attractive lead times
Intelliconnect (Europe) Ltd the UK based manufacturer of RF connectors continues to grow its range of standard Coaxial and Triaxial connectors. Using UK sourced components and manufactured at its Essex based factory Intelliconnect are able to offer very attractive lead times, exceptional customer service and competitive pricing for high volume requirements.
Aerco puts the boot in
Aerco now stocks the Glenair Series 77 range of environmental shrink boots. These boots, when installed with pre-coated adhesive or with Glenair's high performance two part epoxy adhesive, provide a dependable, long-term, leak-proof seal for the most demanding of interconnect applications.
Tyco - Ul 1741-Listed, Five-String, Pre-Wired Combiner Box For 30-Second Terminations For Residential Solar Panel Installations
Tyco launched a new UL 1741-Listed pre-wired SOLARLOK combiner box for faster, error-free residential solar panel installations. The five-string combiner box offers 30-second, error-proof terminations through factory pre-wired TE SOLARLOK connectors, which have polarity keyed housing to help prevent mismating. Additionally, its light-weight, low-profile design, which includes four pre-drilled knock-out selections, offers installation flexibility in various residential solar applications.
Harting Appoints Rowse Electrical To Distribute Heavy-duty Connectors
HARTING has appointed Rowse Electrical as a franchised distributor for the company's Han(R) range of heavy-duty industrial connectors. Rowse, based in Plymouth, is well placed to service HARTING customers in the South West of England.
Harting - High-current connector is rated at 250 A
The new Han HC 250 from HARTING is a high-current connector module rated at 250 A, making it ideally suited to use in high-power drive systems in railway vehicles. In addition to its high current rating, the Han HC 250 single-pole crimp module is of compact construction and offers a high degree of flexibility in terms of the number of poles and different frame geometries, including ease of mounting in the existing Han HPR housing.
New Photovoltaic Interface Meets Demands Of Growing Renewable Energy Market
A new photovoltaic junction box interface designed for thin film photovoltaic modules is now available in the UK from Quadrant. This is the first of a range of products under development for the rapidly growing renewable energy market from Telegärtner Gerätebau GmbH, a company within the Telegärtner group.
Molex Unveils Brad SST PB3 Remote Module; Designed to Bring PROFIBUS Connectivity to Rockwell Logix Controllers
Molex announced the development of the new Brad SST PB3 Remote Module for PROFIBUS. This stand-alone hardware platform includes PROFIBUS and Ethernet communication ports, enabling fast and easy connectivity to any Rockwell ControlLogix® and CompactLogix® controller. The PB3 module, which will be available next year, features a unique remote design that enables it to be installed close to the PROFIBUS field device, reducing the expensive cabling costs that can occur when the controller and field device are in different locations.
Nemesis connectors from ITT ICS: designed for mission-critical functionality in integrated soldier systems
ITT Interconnect Solutions has detailed its new Nemesis connector range for equipment used in integrated soldier systems in a new Applications Note. With some military personnel deployed in theatres of war required to carry in excess of 45 kilos of communications, vision and other equipment, reducing this weight is an overriding priority of government defence procurement agencies. ITT ICS Nemesis design engineers have succeeded in reducing both the weight and size of Nemesis mini circular connectors to deliver a lightweight, small plan form, ultra-rugged interconnect product line which is 100% sealed for harsh environments and incorporates mission-critical innovations for future solider applications.
Molex Receives SPDEI’s Distribution Award in the Category “Connectors and Cables”
In recognition for its support to the distribution network, Molex France has been presented with a Distribution Award by SPDEI, the National Trade Association of Industrial Electronics Distribution, in the product category 'Connectors and Cables'. The Award acknowledges the ongoing high level of support, both technically and commercially, that Molex France provides to its distribution partners.
eMobility Charging Connectors available now from Foremost
Foremost Electronics, the Essex based specialist distributor of electromechanical components, announces the introduction into the UK of the eMobility range of electric vehicle charging connectors manufactured by FCT Electronic GmbH.
TYCO ELECTRONICS LAUNCHES USB 3.0 CONNECTOR
As newer consumer devices and computer peripherals become more memory intensive, the need for much higher data transfer rates is more evident than ever. With such requirements in mind, Tyco Electronics (TE), a voting member of Universal Serial Bus-Implementers Forum (USB-IF), is pleased to release a new USB 3.0 connector, which has retained all the great features of previous generations of USB interconnects while improving upon them in the areas of performance and power management.
Anderson Power Products introduces the SPEC Pak IP68 Right Angle Plug
Anderson Power Products introduced the 6 Position Right Angle Plug as an addition to the SPEC Pak family of connectors. The SPEC Pak (Sealed Power for Environmental Connections) features rugged and environmentally sealed IP68 shells and sealing components to protect APP's hot pluggable and cost effective power contacts. APP's flat wiping power contacts have decades of proven reliability and color-coded housings give users extensive options which may be specified to enhance flexibility for designers of power, signal, and ground connections.
For the 4th year, SOURIAU wins AIRBUS´s best Supplier Award for standard electrical parts
SOURIAU is pleased to announce that it has been honoured with the 2010 AIRBUS Supplier of the Year Award in recognition of the best global performance during the supplier SQAL Electrics Conference held in Toulouse on December 16, 2010.