Check out the latest interconnect innovations in our New Interconnect Product News roundup. Mill-Max announced the release of low-profile target connectors with an above board height of .087” (2.21mm). Target connectors are used in place of SMT pads on a PCB as the mating surface for spring-loaded pins. These provide increased durability and areRead More
Check out this week’s product roundup for information about some of the latest and greatest ruggedized I/O connector products. Amphenol FCI’s Boltrack™ I/O connectors offer high power delivery capabilities, desirable signal integrity and surge resistivity, EMI shielding, and lightning protection. Ideal for use in a wide range of applications across the industrial, telecom, networking,Read More
For our industrial interconnect product roundup we reached out to top interconnect suppliers to find out their latest and greatest product launches for industrial applications. ITT Cannon’s CA Com is a ruggedized circular connector series for automation, robotics, factory floor and other critical industrial applications. Available in both threaded and reverse bayonet coupling designs,Read More
In harsh environments, the typical mated connection may corrode, wear, clog with debris, and eventually fail, and customers face high maintenance costs due to troubleshooting and component replacement. An evolution in manufacturing is driving the need for robust connections on the factory floor. Traditional connectivity products provide customers years of reliable service in theRead More
At Hannover Messe, we learned that Industry 4.0 is already in practice, and the market for these interconnected products is growing. As many Europeans focus on challenges such as the migrant crisis, BREXIT, and terrorism in their capital cities, and most Americans follow the presidential election process, the economy, and the Middle East situation, thereRead More
When it comes to surviving in a hostile plant environment, few would argue against the superiority of the M12 connector system over the traditional RJ45 connector and socket, according to Dietmar Röring of Phoenix Contact. Ethernet has become a viable alternative to fieldbus systems in industrial networks. Ethernet can also be combined with existingRead More
With praise for the lowly modular plug, Bob Hult examines how its elegant design, simplicity of termination, mechanical ruggedness, excellent electrical characteristics, and compact size make it a keeper even after all these years. In a world where many products are calibrated to fail days after the warranty period ends, it is nice to see a device thatRead More
October 2013 – Yamaichi’s overmolded RJ45 connector provides outstanding sealing characteristics.