Molex Incorporated Articles
Float design supports easy damage-free pin-to-socket axial mating
The new Coeur CST High-Current Interconnect System featuring a new float design that accommodates pin to socket misalignment allowing for ease of mating PCB to PCB, PCB to bus bar, or bus bar to bus bar without the risk of overstress damage to the socket contact system is the latest innovation from Molex.
Automotive Ethernet network demonstrated at electronica 2018
To meet the increased demand for in-vehicle processing power, Molex showcased a lot of new technologies at this year's electronica. Molex understands that top tier automakers are facing new challenges as they strive to build next-generation, intelligent vehicles, they equire agile connectivity solutions with seamless end-to-end network integration across hardware, software and services.
Whitepaper details home automation trends
A whitepaper for electronics design engineers and product developers has been released by Molex, addressing growing consumer demand for smart home automation technologies. It examines home technology trends as the IoT continues to drive the evolution from simply connected to truly smart and proactive.
Molex Showcases QSFP-DD with Ixia
Molex in collaboration with Ixia announce a joint demonstration at the European Conference on Optical Communication.
Pitch connectors offer signal reliability in a compact form
Two FFC/FPC connectors designed to serve the growing information market needs of automakers and television display manufacturers, as well as designers requiring small-pitch, high-reliability connectors, have been announced by Molex.
Data centre solutions to address expanding data rate needs
Molex has announced its full line of next-generation data centre infrastructure solutions to address expanding hyperscale requirements, including higher bandwidth and increasing data rates. Molex data centre solutions are designed in close collaboration with customers and are based on decades of proven expertise in developing high-speed solutions for OEMs in the server, storage and networking industries.
Collaboration on next-gen data centre solutions
Two global leaders in the design and manufacture of interconnects for high-performance electronic products have announced a Licensed Source Agreement which brings together innovations that provide a new generation of solutions to meet the evolving needs of 56G and 112G data speeds.
Connector system ensures safety in medical applications
Molex has introduced the CP3.3 Wire-to-Wire Connector System, designed to allow multiple same-circuit connectors to be used in products ranging from electronics and white goods to industrial and medical applications. The colour-paired connectors ensure correct mating connection, which also reduces the time needed to properly connect circuits during assembly. The connectors are fully polarised with an inertia lock that enhances user safety while p...
Collaboration in LED lighting
It has been announced by Molex that they are expanding their design portfolio of Molex PoE-Ready products, with the addition of Deco Lighting’s PoE-Ready Vector 2 LED light fixtures.
Connector system is the fastest way to de-energise industrial machines
In this video, Molex looks at incorporating many options and components into a smooth, contoured design.
Waterproof connector provides IP66 and IP67 protection
Molex has introduced a D-Sub form factor Earthing Connector to help customers make secure and robust earthing connections without the use of special tools or specialist training. The connector is designed for hash environments and meets IP66 and IP67 requirements. The Earthing Connector protects equipment from stray voltages through a secure and low-impedance connection to earth.
Latest sealed connector system offers increased reliability
Molex has announced the Squba 1.80mm-Pitch Sealed Wire-to-Wire Connector System, designed to fit in small spaces and provide protection against liquid, dust and dirt. The connectors carry up to a 6.0A current and provide an IP67 NEMA rating on the seals. Seals are retained with caps to provide manufacturers of sensors, lighting, vending machines and liquid dispensers with a durable barrier from moisture and dust.
SFP-DD releases updated specification for pluggable interface
The Small Form Factor Pluggable Double Density (SFP-DD) Multi Source Agreement (MSA) Group has released an updated specification for its pluggable interface. The MSA consortium initially released the SFP-DD specification (version 1.0) in September 2017.
Portable tool helps first responders detect carbon monoxide levels
Molex subsidiary, Sensorcon has introduced the CO Inspector, a portable meter that uses advanced electrochemical sensor technology to quickly detect and measure carbon monoxide, and alert fire, police and rescue personnel to dangerous levels.
Let's support the future of connected mobility
In a continuing effort to support the future of connected mobility, Molex has developed a connected vehicle technology ecosystem.
Custom combo blade headers eliminate the need for pin insertion
Provider of electronic components and solutions, Molex, has introduced Custom Combo Blade and Pin Setters, which eliminate the need for pin insertion and stitching equipment, creating a more flexible and more robust pin interface. Randy Tan, Global Product Manager, Molex, said: “Because Custom Combo Blade and Pin Headers are soldered into the board instead of press-fit, it creates a stronger connection.
Connector provides high performance in compact size
Molex has released the Micro-Lock Plus Wire-to-Board Connector System as a suitable solution for customers seeking high performance, compact size and retention security. Featuring a 1.5A current rating, small footprint and positive latch, Molex has developed a comprehensive terminal solution for OEMs working in space-constrained environments.
Acquisition strengthens energy management technologies
Global manufacturer of complete interconnect solutions, Molex has announced the acquisition of certain assets of Triton Manufacturing Company. The acquired Triton business specialises in fabricating flexible power cable assemblies and custom bus bars used in a wide range of current and heat transfer applications, including power transfer devices for computers, industrial electrical power distribution, transportation, aerospace and ...
MSA group targets high-speed and high-density interfaces
The Small Form Factor Pluggable Double Density (SFP-DD) Multi Source Agreement (MSA) group have completed the initial hardware specification and drawings for the SFP-DD pluggable interface designed to enable high-speed, high-density networking equipment. Targeting support up to 3.5W optical modules in an enterprise environment, the SFP-DD form factor addresses the technical challenges of achieving a double-density interface and ensuring mechanica...
Duo debut 10Gbps Ethernet automotive platform at CES 2018
Designed to accelerate data bandwidth in intelligent connected vehicles, Molex and Excelfore have teamed up on the development of a 10Gbps Ethernet Automotive Network. Integrating highly reliable high speed data transmission, prioritisation, scalability and security, the Molex network platform featuring Excelfore connected mobility solutions will be officially unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show, 9th-12th January, 2018, Las Vegas,...