High-reliability signal connectors achieve over 10,000 mating cycles
Hypertac’s new HDL Series of low insertion force (ZIF) connectors combine high reliability and ease of assembly with industry-leading mating cycle performance. Designed for use in exacting applications that require a high-quality electrical connection with frequent mating and unmating, the HDL series is a drop-in replacement for commonly used ZIF connectors.
New press-fit bulkhead adaptor reduces assembly time by up to 80%
A press-fit version of a BNC female/female adaptor has been developed by connector manufacturer GTK, allowing up to 80% reduction in assembly time. These can easily be removed or replaced by using a simple extraction tool.
Quick fix cable glands make cable mounting up to 70% faster
Leading cable solutions provider, Lapp Ltd, has made a significant addition to its industry leading Skintop® range of cable glands. Called Skintop Click, the new cable gland range makes cable mounting up to 70% faster and will be of interest to those installing cables in a wide variety of applications including switch cabinets, automation systems and plant construction.
New 'Nanominiature' interconnections deliver up to 90% in weight savings
Tekdata Interconnections Ltd announces its new 'nanominiature' cable assemblies incorporating the latest advances in nanotechnology and environmental tolerance. Weight savings of up to 90% can be delivered in comparison to traditional assemblies as a result of these advances. These complex assemblies house 51 pins inside connectors whose width are 16.5 mm, whereas equivalent military specification cables can normally be as wide as 40 mm.
HARTING produces selection guide for automation IT products
HARTING has produced a comprehensive 8-page fold-out selection guide for its ranges of connectivity solutions for the industrial automation IT environment.
Harwin launches low profile, fine pitch connector series
High performance interconnect maker, Harwin, has launched a new range of low profile, 1.27mm pitch female connectors for vertical SMT board-to-board applications. M50 devices feature a dual entry option for design flexibility and are fully compliant with RoHS directives.
Ultra-flat microSD card connector
Yamaichi is supplementing its range of microSD card connectors with the PJS008-2100 in the super low profile design (microSD previously was named TransFlash card format). This addition means a top-mount version is now available to microSD for the SMT mount on the top side of the PCB assembly.
MCH connector for MicroTCA from Yamaichi
Yamaichi's new MCH connectors in the series CN084 come in four diverse types. Combining them makes for various line-ups of MCH modules. The connectors serve as adapters between the MicroTCA backplane and the MCH module (MicroTCA carrier hub). Used as a controller card for the AdvancedMC module in MicroTCA applications, MCH also used to be called Virtual Carrier Manager (VCM).
Circular connectors withstand water, dust, vibration and EMC
Leading cable solutions provider, Lapp Ltd, announces two new series of circular connectors designed for use in applications where a versatile, compact and rugged connector is required. For a limited period, Lapp is offering customers the opportunity to purchase the appropriate crimp tool and locator tool for just £299.00 plus VAT – saving of £150. In addition, customers wishing to order circular connectors worth more than £2000 will receiv...
IMS and Telegärtner alliance produces new connector standard
An alliance between IMS Connector Systems and Telegärtner has resulted in a new connector standard that provides a locking, push-pull alternative to traditional SMA and QMA connectors. The new standard, known as QLS (Quick Lock Standard), is the result of a licensing agreement between IMS and Telegärtner. This agreement covers the development, production and distribution of connectors that are 100% compatible with and offer significant ...