Connector system targets industrial automation and control

4th June 2014
Mick Elliott

The strategic relationship between TTI Europe and TE Connectivity (TE) is continuing to bear fruit with the distributor’s launch of TE Connectivity’scomplete M8/M12 connector system for machine industrial automation and control applications. The system embraces an extensive portfolio of connectivity solutions including a full range of PCB headers, cable assemblies and I/O boxes, and provides users with a future-proof interface that supports higher bandwidth needs.

The system meets industrial automation speed requirements of up to 10Gb/s and ensures reliable communication in harsh industrial environments.

Norbert Piefer, TTI’s marketing director of Industrial in Europe explained: “In addition to TE’s connectors, which are the preferred choice for industrial users, we now offer all the accessories and system-level components such as M8/M12 distribution boxes as part of our new strategic industrial relationship with TE. This system enables installers to bundle 4, 6, 8 or 12 connector pairs into one neat, convenient I/O package.”

Eric Leijtens, global product management leader, TE Connectivity said: “We are delighted that TTI now offers our complete, easy-to-install M8/M12 connector system. This gives design engineers better access to reliable and complete solutions to decrease downtime in various industrial environments. Moreover, we are confident that TTI will provide the highest level of local technical support, helping to meet TE’s commitment to delivering an extraordinary customer experience.” 

Typical applications for the M8/M12 system include sensors to detect movement, proximity, level, and motion, as well as actuators to control motors, valves, solenoids and lighting.


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