Compact Ethernet switch offers mechanical robustness in rail applications
HARTING has introduced a low-profile unmanaged 8-port Ethernet switch, the eCon 4080-B1, which features a high degree of mechanical integrity for use in rail vehicles and challenging industrial environments. The new switch features an extended operating temperature range (-40°C to +70°C), and incorporates vibration-proof M12 connectors for power supply and Ethernet interfaces. The D-coded M12 Ethernet interfaces are implemented in easy-fa...
Torsion- Resistant Cables Specifically for use with Wind Generators
Leading cable solutions provider, Lapp Ltd, has made available a new torsion resistant, rubber, single core cable designed by the company specifically for use with today’s wind energy generators. Part of the company’s established Olflex cable family, the H07BN4-F features an abrasion resistant outer sheath and a conductor that that has been developed to allow for torsional movements of ± 150º/m which makes it suitable for connecting the m...
Flame-resistant with UL/CSA
igus “Chainflex” CF9 and CF10 control cables are now available with UL and CSA approval. Originally developed for dynamic applications with high cycle rates, speeds and accelerations in demanding conditions, CF9 and CF10 control cables have been used successfully around the globe for the past 15 years.
Fibre optic modules provide Fast Ethernet links in industrial environments
Toshiba Electronics Europe (TEE) has expanded its TOSLINK family of fibre optic devices with new high-speed modules designed for Fast Ethernet fibre networks. The new duplex transceiver and simplex transmitter and receiver modules are ideal for motion control systems and other applications requiring Fast Ethernet links in industrial environments.
Connector series now available colour coded
Tyco Electronics has added coloured plugs, caps and headers to its existing Universal MATE-N-LOK connector family. A total of nine different colour options are now available, enabling colour coding and different colour schemes in harness and wiring systems. Improving visibility and aesthetics, new coloured MATE-N-LOK connectors meet system colour coding protocols and avoid losing any position as no additional keying component is required.
ITT’s Cannon lightweight filter connector technology withstands high shock and vibration
Launching in Europe at the DSEI Exhibition, ITT’s new Cannon Chip on Flex (CoF) filter technology virtually eliminates all stress from thermal shock and vibration while providing superior protection to sensitive electronics in a new lighter weight package. In MIL-DTL-38999 configurations, the CoF connectors have passed MIL-DTL-38999 Series III testing for thermal shock, random vibration, humidity and high altitude. The filter connectors are ide...
AVX’ Quick Connect Program Slashes Sample Connector Lead Times to 48 hours
AVX Corporation, the leading manufacturer of advanced passive components and connectors, has launched its new Quick Connect program which is of great benefit to design engineers as it ensures that they will receive samples of over 200 of our industry leading FFC connectors and over 50 other connectors including battery, SIM and wire to board connectors within 48 hours of request. The off-the-shelf service includes over 10 of the most popular AV...
Harwin’s RoHS-compliant brass hexagonal spacers take the load
Targeting a variety of assembly applications, a broad range of brass hexagonal spacers are available from hi-rel interconnect maker, Harwin, made from free-machined brass with Nickel plating. Able to perform under severe conditions such as high mechanical load, the spacers, also known as pillars or stand-offs, are available in custom variants and are RoHS compliant. Further, the ability to use brass ensures a cost-effective end product with respe...
Push-pull connectors are competitively priced
Aerco now offers, on short lead times, an ideal alternative to more expensively priced push-pull connectors. The Binder 430 is ideal for use in a wide range of applications such as test and measurement equipment, laboratory and analytical equipment and commercial and industrial applications that require connectors with a high specification that are economically priced.
Composite MIL-DTL-38999 connectors available in 48-hours
PEI-Genesis, the franchised assembler and distributor of electronic connectors, has expanded its portfolio of Amphenol products to include the CTV series of composite circular connectors, which feature a lightweight design that makes them particularly suitable for use in aerospace applications. Available from PEI-Genesis with an unrivalled 48-hour assembly service, the CTV series can be supplied as either proprietary parts or as fully qualified...