Updated: December 28th, 2019

End products intended for use in harsh applications are often potted or overmolded to make them impact-resistant and/or waterproof. Although beneficial for the end consumer, this final encapsulation process can negatively affect the electrical and mechanical integrity of the product’s connections. 

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With so many connector options available, it can be difficult to filter through the technical attributes of each and select the best solution for a particular application. Steady market demand for expanded connectivity (e.g., the IoT) has resulted in the smartening of an exponential array of products. As such, connectors – along with other advanced electronics – are now desi