Cable and Connecting
Overmold creates a neat and clean implementation of 2 circuit MOLEX Micro-Fit 3.0 Connectors
In response to a customer requirement for a clean and professional look and a highly reliable lifespan, GlobTek created a mold tooling for an overmold for Molex housing 43025-0200 to be assembled with 43030-0007 terminals. The overmold helps the connector withstand thousands of plug/unplug cycles without risk of damage or wear in rugged applications.
D-coded overmoulded cable assemblies
A new range of M12 D-coded overmoulded cable assemblies from HARTING uses 360° screened M12 Ethernet connection cable to offer reliable data transmission, particularly in industrial environments affected by electromagnetic interference.
Altair Expands Capabilities for Cluster Management with PBS Professional Connector for HP Insight CMU
Altair today announced availability of a connector that more deeply integrates its leading workload management product, PBS Professional, with the HP Insight Cluster Management Utility (CMU) for cluster lifecycle management.
Multi-Contact Brass Circular Connectors Approved For Use In Hazardous Environments
Weald Electronics' LMG Series circular connectors are designed to meet the requirements of BS 9522 F0014 making them ideal for use in any harsh or hazardous environment where high resistance to vibration and the ingress of liquids, together with a very rugged construction are high priorities.
HARTING Expands Han-Eco Series With Robust Outdoor Connector Housings
HARTING has toady revealed that it has expanded its Han-Eco industrial connector series with a range of plastic housings including a variant designed for outdoor applications. These connector housings - in glass fibre reinforced high-performance plastic - give the customer the benefits of reduced weight and improved cost/performance ratio.
Belden Extends Its Lumberg Automation LioN-R Series
Belden has extended its Lumberg Automation product program in the EMEA region to include three new I/O modules featuring industrial protection class IP67. They provide secure connection between actuators/sensors and control units even under the harshest environmental conditions. Providing additional support for real-time and isochronous real-time communication, the modules offer 16 digital channels configured as inputs, outputs or a combination of both.
Hylec-APL Weatherproof Connectors Provide Peace Of Mind
It's well documented that the sea hides many billions of pounds worth of lost riches just waiting to be claimed; and there are many adventurous souls out there who are willing to take on the challenge. But treasure hunting in deep water throws up unique challenges in terms of equipment. The high pressures and corrosive nature of the sea water means that only the hardiest of components are suitable for use. Now a leading manufacturer of underwater detection equipment has used TeeTube connectors from Hylec-APL for its latest product design.
Lane Electronics Unveil Subminiature SMA Connectors With Very Low VSWR
Lane Electronics has made available HUBER+SUHNER's SMA subminiature connectors designed for microwave applications up to 18GHz. The connectors feature high mechanical strength, high durability, high reliability and low VSWR. These SMA connectors feature bodies and pin contacts made from a variety of metals depending on the application.
Molex Announces New EXTreme EnergetiC High-Current Connector System
Molex introduces the EXTreme EnergetiC High-Current Connector System. Complementing Molex's extensive family of EXTreme interconnect and power supply products the EXTreme EnergetiC High-Current Connector System is designed to provide high-end datacom OEMs and power supply manufacturers with an advanced solution for applications requiring up to 100.0A per bay.
Ultra-Low Profile Spring-Loaded Connectors
Mill-Max introduces our lowest profile spring-loaded connectors, just .100" in height. The trend toward miniaturization in electronic packaging demands ever smaller interconnects that deliver high quality performance. For board-to-board or device-to-board connections, these low profile spring-loaded connectors are a practical solution.
HARTING Announce Compact Version Of The Han-Yellock Connector
The Han-Yellock 10 is a new, compact addition to HARTING's established Han-Yellock family of modular industrial connectors. The availability of 25 different contact inserts means that the Han-Yellock 10 can be adapted to a wide range of applications from energy supply to data transmission.
Intelliconnect Announce New 7 Way Multi-Pin Waterproof Connector
Intelliconnect has introduced a new 7 way multi-pin waterproof connector. Featuring push-pull design for ease of connection and disconnection this addition to the very successful Pisces range of waterproof connectors is suitable for harsh environments and may be connected and disconnected by operators wearing gloves.
Emerson Network Power Connectivity Solutions Announces the Johnson line of SMA Self Fixture End Launch Connectors
Emerson Network Power Connectivity Solutions announces the new Johnson line family of SMA Self Fixture End Launch connectors that can help improve manufacturing costs and speed-up testing cycles. The proprietary design feature of the SMA Self Fixture End Launch connectors accurately aligns and holds the center contact of a coaxial connector to the circuit board plane until the soldering operation is complete, all without the need for special fixtures. No mounting screws-no adapters-no aftermarket tools.
Belden Launches New Lumberg Automation I/O Modules For PROFINET And EtherNet/IP
Belden offers a wide range of connectivity solutions within its Lumberg Automation product program for the EMEA region. These include solutions for connecting sensors and actuators to local I/O stations or control systems. Previously the domain of fieldbus systems, this area is seeing an increasing use of Industrial Ethernet or special Ethernet-based standards. This trend is particularly strong in the area of mechanical engineering, says Andrej Lorkovic, director of product management for Belden's Lumberg Automation brand.
How To Connect Robot Cells To Any Industrial Network
Svensk Industriautomation (SVIA) is a fast-growing automation company in Jönköping, Sweden, developing robot systems for customers in the Nordic countries, Germany, U.K., the Netherlands, and the U.S. The systems are put together to robot cells which are able to communicate with other systems in a factory for example. The core of the robot cell is SVIA's own vision system called Pickvision, which detects exactly how a particular object is placed on a conveyor belt and thereby enables a robot to pick up the object.
TE SIM Card Connector Family
TE presents Micro SIM push-push connector with a lot of innovative design, as well as a complete line of SIM card connectors. Our commitment is to producing high-performance SIM card connectors to make your designs visions possible.
Self-assembly connectors for potential equalisation offer easy fitting
Needing only a hex key for assembly, the new POAG plug connectors introduced by Multi-Contact are cost-effective sockets for potential equalisation conductors. Their screw lead termination removes the need for a crimping tool.
Molex Introduces Next-Generation PoE Plus Single-Port Integrated Controller PD Jack
Molex announces the PDJack connector, its next-generation PoE Plus single-port integrated controller Power Device jack. Integrating all necessary Power Device controller circuitry and Ethernet connectivity, the Molex PDJack connector is a complete off-the-shelf PoE Plus Power Device solution.
Belden Launches Industry's First Environment-Sealed BNC Connector
Belden has introduced the industry's first environment-sealed BNC Connector, the new Watertight Locking 1-Piece HD Brilliance BNC Compression Connector in the EMEA region. This new connector maximizes broadcast signal integrity, quality, performance and durability by preventing moisture from entering the front and back of the Connector and restricting movement of the BNC head.
JAE Announce DC3 Series Micro HDMI Connector
Along with the increasingly popularity of watching videos on the TV directly from camcorders and digital video cameras, the number of hand-held devices that also feature digital high-vision compatibility is growing. To support this trend, JAE has developed the DC3 Series of HDMI Type D standard compatible connectors. The HDMI Type D connector is more compact than the HDMI Type C connector (our DC2 Series), which makes it better suited for smaller devices such as mobile phones.
JAE's WP9 Series Pitch Board-to-Board Connector With 20% Less Mounting Space
For information communication devices like mobile phones and smartphones, the number of components used is increasing while the devices themselves continue to get slimmer and smaller in size. For this reason, there is a demand for the connectors used inside to be smaller and slimmer to reduce mounting space and also to have high reliability against drop impact and shock. These are requirements which are difficult to achieve at the same time.
JAE Announces Industry's Smallest Lowest-Profile Connector For Micro SIM Cards
As information communication devices such as mobile phones and smartphones continue to get increasingly multi-functional, they are also getting slimmer and smaller in size. Consequently, there is a growing need to save space for mounting the components. The use of Compact SIM cards is increasing, and JAE has released connectors for this application. To satisfy our customers even more we'd like to introduce the SF56 Series connector, a new and very easy-to-operate push-push type Micro SIM card connector.
New connector modules offer mechanical robustness and signal integrity in industrial and transport applications
HARTING has added two new modules to their Han-Modular industrial connector family to provide enhanced mechanical robustness and signal integrity in industrial and transport applications. The new fully screened Han Megabit module is especially suited for applications in industry and railway technology.
Molex Launches SpeedStack Connector System at DesignCon
Molex introduces its SpeedStack Mezzanine Connector System, a high-density, low-profile solution that supports data rates of up to 40 Gbps per differential pair. The system is ideal for OEMs that contend with limited PCB real estate in a variety of industries including telecommunications, networking, military, medical electronics and consumer technology.
Yokowo Introduces First-Ever IPX7 Waterproof Male Side Connector
Water spills on a PC charger; chemicals come in contact with a handheld medical device. While once considered inevitable, damaging liquid seepage into cradle connectors can now be prevented. Yokowo's new male side (cradle) connector is the first of its kind to be designated waterproof and to achieve an IPX7 rating.
Belden’s Lumberg Automation Brand Moulded M12 Right-Angle Connectors With 360° Shielding
Belden has extended its Lumberg Automation product program in the EMEA region to include new molded M12 male and female right-angle connectors with 360° shielding. These permit the reliable transmission of analog and digital data, even in environments with strong electromagnetic fields. The connectors are available as either single-ended or double-ended cordsets for actuators/sensors, Profibus and Ethernet cables, and connection cables. The angular design of the connectors facilitates quick installations, even where space is at a premium.
FCI Introduces Mini-SAS HD Internal I/O Product Family For SAS 2.1 And 3.0 Applications
FCI introduces its internal Mini-SAS HD product offering, that includes board connectors and cable assemblies, for applications that require SAS 2.1 (6Gb/s) and SAS 3.0 (12Gb/s) protocol signalling. This product family extension now satisfies hardware applications that would require either external I/O systems (with EMI provisions) or internal I/O systems.
Molex iPass+ zHD Vertical Connectors Operate At SAS-3 And Projected SAS-4 Bandwidths
Molex Incorporated introduces high density iPass+ zHD vertical connectors for midplane or other non-edge-board applications. The new iPass+ zHD vertical connector system provides a 0.75mm pitch vertical connector that meets requirements of SAS-3 and projected SAS-4 bandwidths. Available in multiple configurations (1-by-1, 1-by-2, 1-by-4), versatile press-fit iPass+ zHD connectors accommodate a range of high density data and networking applications.
Molex Progresses The Evolution Of M12 Connector Interface To Power Applications
Molex introduces the Brad M12 Power Connector System to meet the demand for higher power consumption requirements of control, sensing and actuators in automation control systems while maintaining a small compact footprint. Submitted for IEC and ANSI/EIA acceptance, Molex aims to establish an open-industry connector standard to increase adoption among a wide array of platforms and manufacturers.
FCI delivers 40 Gb/s performance with ExaMAX connector technology
FCI has developed the advanced ExaMAX high-speed backplane connector technology to provide a path for future designs up to 40 Gb/s. The revolutionary ExaMAX connector design combines a new connector terminal design technology that significantly decreases terminal stub and ground-mode resonances with a compact form-factor and an optimized PCB footprint for easier and more flexible user system design.
TE Announce Next-Generation 0.4mm BtB Connector For Slimmer Devices
TE Connectivity have launched a novel 0.4mm fine pitch board-to-board connector featuring a stack height of 0.6mm to meet increased demand for thinner and smaller consumer electronics devices. The connector marks a key milestone in TE's strategic roadmap for developing optimized interconnect solutions to support slimmer and sleeker smart phones, mobile devices, tablets and portable game and music players.
Dolomite releases next generation of microfluidic connectors and interfaces
Dolomite has introduced Multiflux-2, a new range of microfluidic connectors and interfaces offering unparalleled high density connection with 1.5mm pitch between tubing lines for fast, reliable and precisely aligned connections between microfluidic chips, pumps, sensors and other fluidic modules without disruptions to the fluid flow.
Han HC Individual Offers Scalable High-Voltage Connector Options
Han HC Individual is the new HARTING product family for universal contact arrangement options, allowing individually sealed 350 A contacts (to protection class IP 66) to be arranged in configurations with up to ten adjacent connections on one supporting rail. This interface can be very easily separated thanks to a stainless steel lever system with integrated contact guide. Each individual connection can be assembled separately, and engaged and exchanged individually.
Molex to Unveil EXTreme EnergetiC High-Current Connector System at DesignCon 2013
Molex will announce its new EXTreme EnergetiC High-Current Connector System at DesignCon 2013, January 29-30 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, Molex booth 109. The new connector system is designed to provide high-end datacom OEMs and power supply manufacturers with an advanced solution for applications requiring high current up to 100.0A per bay. It joins an extensive family of Molex EXTreme interconnect and power supply products designed for demanding applications.
Binder Snap-In IP67 Connectors Now Available With Dip-Solder Contacts
The widely-used Series 720 range of snap-in IP67 connectors from Binder has been extended with the introduction of panel mount versions with dip-solder contacts that complement the existing solder-bucket panel mount versions and the cable and moulded connectors.
Battery-operated hydraulic crimping tool for high-voltage contacts
HARTING has expanded its range of crimping tools for Han high-voltage contacts with the addition of a battery-driven hydraulic crimping tool which simplifies and accelerates the contact assembly process. Using the new battery-driven hydraulic crimping tool, crimp contacts can be made with cable cross-sections of between 10 mm2 and 240 mm2.
HotShoe fast-mate, reliable connector family now rated to IP68
Harwin announces the launch of an IP68-rated version of its HotShoe connector technology which enables rapid and simple connection. Available in standard 8, 12 and 16 way versions, HotShoe connectors employ spring-loaded contacts which maintain a positive contact force against the mating half of the connector, ensuring reliable connection even under the most demanding conditions.
OMRON Launch Industry's Smallest Battery Connector with 2mm Pitch and 2.6mm Depth
OMRON Corporation have recently announced the launch of its new XD2B battery connector in mid-December 2012. With a pitch of 2mm and a depth of 2.6mm, this new battery connector is the smallest of its kind currently available in the industry. The ultracompact XD2B battery connector is compatible with batteries for smartphones and other mobile devices.
Modular Power/Signal Connector Maximizes SWaP Reduction
Positronic Industries is proud to announce the addition of an 8.20mm low-profile version to the popular Scorpion power/signal connector series. The Scorpion product is unique for three key reasons: 1) Its modular tool design allows for a nearly limitless variety of customer-defined contact arrangements; 2) The molding process yields a one-piece insulator; and 3) The customer can define the connector width as long as the maximum envelope of 101.00mm is not exceeded.
Upgrade of the BLM socket connector series
The socket connector series, BLM, with a 1.27 mm pitch, has been upgraded into a 1-row horizontal design. The reason for upgrading the product range for 1.27 mm pitch is for Fischer Elektronik to adequately meet the growing demand in the market. As in the case of the entire BLM series, BLM SMD 3 is suitable for the pin header SLV (0.4 mm square) or SLM (0.3 mm square).