Human-Robot Collaboration Boosts Connector Company's Success
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Human-Robot Collaboration Boosts Connector Company's Success
Automation technologies are transforming the warehouse, logistics, and manufacturing worlds. Learn how one company integrated sensors, robots, and artificial intelligence into its manufacturing line to meet new production goals. The pressure is on: Connector suppliers are being asked to increase production, reduce prices, shift operations out of China, increase component functionality, shrink form factors, maintain abundant stock of products, comply with changing regulations, and…
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Motion Control: Sensing Solutions Optimize Manufacturing Systems
Motion Control: Sensing Solutions Optimize Manufacturing Systems
Motion control systems harvest data to help create faster, more precise, and more resilient manufacturing processes. A host of sensors help unlock deep insights into factory operations. Motion control is the process by which the elements…
Six Considerations for Connectors Used in Marine Applications
Six Considerations for Connectors Used in Marine Applications
Watercraft engineers must heed the American Boat and Yacht Council standards. Beyond these basics, keep six directives in mind to design reliable connected systems for even the roughest of waters. By Rob Iversrud, Product and Category…
Harsh Environment Connectors: Standards vs. Real-World
Harsh Environment Connectors: Standards vs. Real-World
Technical or MIL-Spec standards are often the minimum criteria for compliance. When the real expectation is performance beyond a standard, innovative, faster, and longer-lasting components are needed. Aerospace, defense, and industrial customers continually raise the bar…
Six Common Connector Types Used in Medical Devices
Six Common Connector Types Used in Medical Devices
Common connector types used in medical technologies are also specified for data centers, communications equipment, industrial systems, MIL-aero designs, and other high-reliability, high-performance markets. Every component choice matters in the high-stakes design of medical devices and…
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2024 Sensors Product Roundup
2024 Sensors Product Roundup
This week’s Product Roundup highlights sensors from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers. Sensors PEI-Genesis supplies Trafag’s complete line of temperature monitoring products including transmitters, switches, and gauges. From high accuracy lab grade measurement to OEM volume…
Sealed Connectors Product Roundup
Sealed Connectors Product Roundup
This week’s Product Roundup highlights sealed connectors from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers. Sealed connectors JAE’s new MX80 series is a high performance, miniature sealed connector system for the automotive market that combines miniaturization with high…
Fiber Optic Product Roundup  
Fiber Optic Product Roundup  
This week’s Product Roundup highlights fiber optic interconnects from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers.   Fiber Optic Interconnects The FO-BD7D optical pluggable outdoor connector from JAE can be assembled onsite. The optical module is embedded in…
Circular Medical Interconnects Product Roundup
Circular Medical Interconnects Product Roundup
This week’s Product Roundup highlights circular medical connectors from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers. Circular Medical connectors PEI Genesis supplies LEMO S Series circular connectors, the original push-pull connectors. The S Series circular connector offers high…
Board-to-Board Product Roundup  
Board-to-Board Product Roundup  
This week’s Product Roundup highlights board-to-board connectors from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers. Board-to-board connectors Smiths Interconnect’s CMD connector is a versatile, high-density, four-contact row connector solution for board-to-board and wire-to-board with built in coding and…
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What are LVDT sensors?
Meet the Connector
What are LVDT sensors?
Meet the Connector: LVDT sensors An LVDT (linear variable differential transformer) is a commonly used metrology tool. It is referred to as a sensor or transducer (a device that can transform one form of energy into another). In this case, it transforms linear motion into an electrical signal.…
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