Flat Cable

Connectors for Automotive Cabin Applications Product Roundup

This week’s Product Roundup highlights automotive connectors for automotive cabin applications including navigation, security, and infotainment systems, from leading suppliers. Connectors for Automotive Cabin Applications Capable of transmitting up to 100 Mb/s and 1 Gb/s, NETBridge Automotive Ethernet Connector System from Amphenol ICC is designed for the automotive environment according to IEEE 100BASE-T1 and 1000BASE-T1Read More

FFC/FPC Connectors for Automotive Applications Product Roundup

This week’s Product Roundup highlights FFC/FPC connectors and cable assemblies for automotive and other applications from leading suppliers. FFC/FPC Connectors and Cable Assemblies Allied Electronics & Automation supplies Molex’s line of FFC/FPC connectors. Ideal for tight-packaging applications, these connectors come in various pitch options and include features to meet a wide variety of space andRead More

January 2021 New Connectivity Products

Summary coverage of new-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire, cable, and cable assemblies, sensors, antennas, materials, accessories, tools, and development kits. January 2021 New Connectivity Products January 2021 New Connectivity Products > Interconnects, etc. GCT released two new USB-A connectors with improved durability, enhanced retention force, and higher-than-standard current ratings for use in fast-charging, high-mating-cycleRead More

Remote Work Opens Network Infrastructures to Security Risks

As the workplace shifts to the home, network security becomes a greater challenge. Hardware authentication, strong encryption, and shielded cabling will become essential in computers and IoT products. The coronavirus pandemic has set the stage for a comprehensive shift in workplace settings and network infrastructures. Significant reorganization of company IT structures are needed as moreRead More

Cables and Cable Assemblies for Transportation Applications

This week’s Product Roundup highlights cables and cable assemblies for transportation applications from leading suppliers. Cables and Cable Assemblies for Transportation Applications Power & Signal Group supplies COFICAB cables for automotive and transportation applications including personal vehicles, light-duty and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, and agricultural and construction equipment. The range includes lightweight, small-diameter cables like theRead More

Autoclavable Connectors Product Roundup

This week’s Product Roundup highlights medical connectivity products compatible with autoclave sterilization. Autoclavable Connectors Smiths Interconnect’s D Series Quick-Disconnect Plastic Connectors offer cost-effective, high-reliability alternatives to premium-priced autoclave-compatible connectors in medical applications including electrophysiology catheters, patient monitors, MRI machines, intervascular ultrasounds, defibrillators, infusion pumps, and laboratory equipment, and are scaled to support a wide rangeRead More

The World is Flat: FFCs Define Future Applications

Flat flexible cables are sliding into places other cables dare not go and help keep devices cool, light, and fast. In the realm of cables, the usual suspects are round. A cylindrical package is a logical design to surround a centrally positioned conductor within insulation or to encase a bundle of fibers. However, that logicRead More

Laser Wire Stripping for Medical Device Manufacturing Applications

Pete Doyon, VP, Product Management, Schleuniger, Inc. NASA developed laser wire stripping in the 1970s as part of the Space Shuttle program. This technology made it possible to use smaller sized wires with thinner insulations without the risk of the damage that can be caused by traditional mechanical wire stripping methods. Laser wire stripping technologyRead More

Interconnect Industry News: February 2017

See below for updates about new product introductions and distribution news.   Product News TE launched new Sliver internal cabled interconnects. Designed to provide one of the most flexible solutions in the market for making I/O connections on the board, this new technology simplies design and helps lower overall costs by eliminating the need forRead More

Copper Replacing Copper?

Seeking a way to deliver bandwidth more effectively, some have investigated the removal of high-speed circuits from the PCB by replacing them with discrete or ribbon twin-axial copper cables. For many years, engineers have bemoaned the eventual limitations of copper printed circuit board conductors in ever-higher-speed circuits: Surely the laws of physics would create barriers toRead More

Molex Premo-Flex Cable Jumpers

Molex Premo-Flex Cable Jumpers boost design flexibility with new custom options in a variety of pitches, cable lengths, thicknesses, and formats.   Molex expanded its line of Premo-Flex Cable Jumpers with the addition of round flat cable (RFC) and hot bar soldering cable versions to provide distributors, original equipment manufacturers, and contract manufacturers with an extensive range ofRead More

AirBorn DuraFlex Flexible Circuits

The AirBorn DuraFlex flexible circuits are ideal for high-termperature applications where space is at a premium. AirBorn Inc. announced the launch of its DuraFlex flexible circuit line. They are extremely durable, making them ideal for high-temperature applications where space is at a premium and applications where shock and vibration are commonplace. DuraFlex is a combination of uniqueRead More

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