Cables/Connecting

eBook guides engineers to the right connections

17th July 2019
Mick Elliott

An eBook that offers an in-depth look at connector designs and their importance in the rapidly involving Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has been published by distributor Mouser Electronics in collaboration with Phoenix Contact. 

In Trusted Connection, Trusted Design, experts from Phoenix Contact provide useful guides on PCB design, locking systems, and new connecting technologies, offering readers valuable insights on how to leverage connectors for more reliable performance.

As more devices are folded into IIoT, strong connections will take on additional importance to support the intelligence of smart devices.

The demanding requirements of IoT include both time-tested features and new innovations, from effective latching mechanisms to active circuit indication and shielding to facilitate faster data rates.

The eBook features multiple detailed guides on specific connectors as well as their applications in PCBs and industrial design.

Phoenix Contact’s experts offer useful instructions on how to choose the best PCB terminal block, in addition to what common mistakes and design flaws to avoid.

The eBook provides a valuable guide on the use of M12 connectors in industrial facilities, as well as SKEDD direct connection technology.

It also highlights relevant products from Phoenix Contact, including the company’s MKDSP95 Series terminal blocks and reliable M12 connectors, industry-leading RF modules and switches.

The company’s products, available from Mouser, include UT terminal blocks, board-to-board connectors, and PCB connectors, each offering trusted support for industrial design and IoT applications.

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