One Piece Solar Connector is Field-Mountable
Leading cable solutions provider, Lapp Group Ltd, has introduced a new connector designed specifically for use in solar power–based installations. The Epic Solar is a field-mountable connector developed to make the task of installing photovoltaic systems much simpler.
Tekdata claims breakthrough in medical interconnections
Tekdata Interconnect is claiming a breakthrough in the design and manufacturing of medical interconnections by developing a new set of medical connectors designed around a two-pin block as the core of a flexible and modular interconnect system. Operators can quickly configure connectors up to 48 channels “on the ward”. The Stoke-on-Trent manufacturer is also using hygienically recyclable components, such as the moulded-bellows contact desig...
Cables for servo drives
igus now provides harnessed drive and measuring systems and sensor cables for Fanuc drives in three different mechanical load qualities and in any length. igus already supplies system cables for Siemens, Indramat and Lenze drives.
Micro-D Pi Filter Connector for Military and Avionics Applications from ITT
ITT Electronic Components has developed a robust Micro-D connector with exceptional attenuation. Designated the TMDMP filter, the connector utilizes a unique internal filter design, providing the density needed to accommodate the ferrite tubes necessary for Pi filtering in military and aerospace applications.
Cables for lifting applications feature less weight and diameter
Tyco Electronics has introduced its ROV product line of heavy lift umbilical cables, neutrally buoyant tether cables and heavy tether cables for all lifting applications in offshore and marine environments. The small size cables all benefit from reduced weight and diameter, providing longer length on current handling equipment.
Han® K 4/4 connector from HARTING
The new Han® K 4/4 connector from HARTING is a combination power/signal connector which combines together four power and four signal connectors in a single Han® 10B construction size housing.
Rail-industry connectors now in stock at PEI-Genesis
Franchised assembling distributor PEI-Genesis is now carrying stocks of ITT’s VEAM CIR series multipin circular connectors, which have become the worldwide standard for rail and mass-transit applications. With stock to build over 6000 different part numbers, PEI-Genesis is offering the CIR connectors and flame-retardant FRCIR variants with the company’s market-leading 48-hour assembly service.
Turret lugs from Harwin provide a reliable wire to board connection
Harwin has announced that a comprehensive range of turret lugs - used in many applications to provide a strong, reliable wire to board connection – are detailed in its catalogue and website. Turret lugs - also known as turret pins or terminals - are firmly attached to the PCB usually by riveting and soldering them through a hole in the PCB.
Connector from Tyco suits disposable or re-useable medical applications
Tyco Electronics has introduced a sterilisable Medical CPC connector for use in applications such as surgical power instruments, RF and ultrasound ablation and EP monitors used in the operating room. Available with 5, 6, 7 or 10 contact positions, the devices are very cost-effective and benefit from a robust self-latching mechanism which is secure under axial and torsional loads.
Relay sockets from Switchtec reduce production time and are safer under vibration conditions
Reducing installation time and providing a vibration resistant connection are Hongfa screwless sockets available from Switchtec. The sockets are a boon to panel builders who are constantly striving to reduce production time whilst improving performance and adding value. Aimed at panel builders, OEMs, CEMs, equipment manufacturers and machine builders, the sockets are designed to be used with Hongfa’s popular HF115F and HF18FH plug in relays, a...