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Food-Safe Interconnects Product Roundup 

This week’s Product Roundup highlights food-safe interconnects from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers. Food-Safe Interconnects CDM Electronics supplies binder cable assemblies in a variety of preconfigured cable lengths and connector orientations. Cordsets feature standard M12 connectors for automated food and beverage processing, industrial automation, and manufacturing. The special hygienic design makes Phoenix Contacts’ cordsets andRead More

What are 3D-Printed Connectors?

What are 3D-printed connectors? Meet the Connector: 3D-Printed Connectors  From EVs to drones to autonomous robots and more, electrification is creating a demand for connectors that can be produced quickly and economically in small volumes. Suppliers are filling that need with 3D-printed connectors. Typically, the process of manufacturing electronic connectors involves injection molding. Creating theRead More

Prototyping Tools Product Roundup 

This week’s Product Roundup highlights prototyping tools from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers.   Prototyping Tools Amphenol Pcd’s Rapid Part Development (RPD) rapidly designs and deploys production-ready parts using 3D printing technology. RPD expedites part development by 86% at 1/10th the cost of standard part development cycles, providing production ready parts in 4-6 weeks.​​​​​​​ RPDRead More

March 2024 Connector Industry News

Upcoming industry events, as well as recent award, partnership, promotion, personnel, facility, distribution, standards, association, and certification news from across the connector industry. March 2024 Connector Industry News March 2024 Connector Industry News > Award News Indium Corporation has earned the prestigious Supplier Award in China from Jabil Wuxi, a provider of comprehensive engineering, manufacturing,Read More

Waveguide Components Product Roundup

This week’s Product Roundup highlights waveguide adapters from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers. Waveguide Adapters Smiths Interconnect offers a broad choice of standard junction and differential 4-port waveguide components. The highest power devices are based on differential phase shift technology while lower power devices are supplied based on traditional junction technology. Waveguide to coaxial transitionsRead More

March 2024 New Connectivity Products 

New-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire, cable, and cable assemblies, sensors, antennas, materials, accessories, tools, and development kits. March 2024 New Connectivity Products  March 2024 New Connectivity Products > Interconnects, etc. Hirose  Electric’s back flip FPC/FFC connector lineup now includes the TF07V Series. This 0.5 mm pitch version with dual contact functionality simplifies flex routing. The space-saving TF07V has a height of only 2.1Read More

Connector Industry Podcasts Share Knowledge and Insight

Industry experts are now as close as your own device. Podcasts have gained popularity, at least in part, because they are conveniently accessible on the go. Today, they are available on just about every topic and the connector industry is no exception. Want to keep up with the latest information in the world of electronicRead More

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. Use of an LVDT is a highlyRead More

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 requirements, all the bases are covered. Trafag temperature transmitters are used for electronically measuring and evaluating temperature and areRead More

Marine Vehicles Embrace Advanced Tech for Diverse Missions

Submersible vehicles travel to the depths of the ocean with highly sophisticated electronics on board to gather and transmit data for exploration and scientific research, environmental protection and monitoring, security and defense, and search and salvage operations. The world’s oceans and waterways contain vast amounts of information that is more easily gathered and studied todayRead More

Sealed Connectors Product Roundup

This week’s Product Roundup highlights sealed connectors from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers. Sealed connectors Amphenol LTW Ceres Series connectors are environmentally sealed, IP66 ~ IP68 rated waterproof, rugged, and cost-effective circular connectors, available in plastic and metal shell. Our Ceres connectors provide a comprehensive size range and variety of mating styles such as screw,Read More

What are Expanded Beam Connectors?

Meet the Connector: Expanded Beam Connectors Datacom and telecom systems originally relied on physical contact fiber optic connectors, which worked well in data centers and other controlled, protected locations. As the need for this type of connection extended to rugged environments, such as civil and military aerospace, military ground applications, naval systems, industrial sites, andRead More

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