Fiber Optic Connector & Cabling Product Roundup

Fiber optic connectors are used to mechanically couple and align the ends of optical fibers in wide bandwidth applications that require connect/disconnect capabilities.   Widely employed throughout the telecom, datacom, industrial networking, test and measurement, aerospace, and avionics industries, fiber optic connectors are available in a variety of connector styles with different dimensions and methodsRead More

Product Roundup for January 10, 2017

New connector and cable product roundup for January 10, 2017.   LEMO’s new Multi Concentric Contact Connectors for the oil and gas market are dedicated to applications in which connectors need to allow for a measure of low-speed rotation, making them an ideal solution for petroleum downhole drilling systems, turrets, and other free-twisting equipment. AvailableRead More

Medical Interconnect Product Roundup for August 8, 2016

Interconnects for the medical industry must meet a variety of unique requirements that often call for application-specific designs that adhere to strict standards and specifications. In this week’s product roundup, we’ve collected some of the most innovative medical products from your favorite suppliers.   Mouser Electronics now stocks TE Connectivity’s FORGE drawer modular power connectors. This newRead More

Interconnect News for January 29, 2016

In this issue’s interconnect news, we meet DesignCon’s Engineer of the Year and are introduced to a number of new products from global suppliers.   Eric Bogatin Named DesignCon’s Engineer of the Year DesignCon 2016, held January 19 – 21 in Santa Clara, Calif., recognized Dr. Eric Bogatin of the Teledyne LeCroy Signal Integrity AcademyRead More

Interconnect News for January 15, 2016

Catch up on the latest interconnect promotions, launches, and events in interconnect news for January 15, 2016.   Molex Invests in Breakthrough Wireless Power Platform Ossia announced a strategic investment by Molex that will help expand market access to the groundbreaking Cota wireless power technology by facilitating the development of new consumer and B2B products. Cota’s game-changing wireless powerRead More

Thomas & Betts Ocal Liquidtight Connector with Grounding Ring

The Thomas & Betts Ocal Liquidtight Connector with Grounding Ring ensures personnel and equipment safety.   Thomas & Betts’ (T&B) patent-pending ground ring in its new Ocal Liquidtight Connector with Grounding Ring provides a perfectly secure connection for a sustainable ground path to ensure personnel and equipment safety. “If a fault occurs within the wiring in aRead More

The Evolution of Heavy Duty Connectors

At one time, aluminum was the primary material option for heavy-duty connectors, but now plastic is a reliable and viable option.     Over the years heavy-duty connectors have evolved from clunky pieces of heavy metal with contacts to robust, lightweight connectors that can mate with products from other manufacturers. They are also capable of routing signal,Read More

TE Dual-Wall Heat-Shrink Tubing

The new TE dual-wall heat-shrink tubing products meet the UL VW-1 flammability requirement. TE Connectivity introduces the DWFR (dual-wall, fire-retardant) product line – its first dual-wall heat-shrink tubing products to be rated for the UL VW-1 flammability test specified by the UL 224 standard. The DWFR tubing products’ highly flame-retardant polyolefin jacket and a thermoplasticRead More

AFC Cable Systems’ LIQUID-TUFF UL Splash Zone Liquidtight Flexible Conduit

AFC Cable Systems’ LIQUID-TUFF UL Splash Zone Liquidtight Flexible Conduit has a rugged PVC jacket that inhibits bacterial growth and withstands washdown with bleach agents. AFC Cable Systems announced the availability of LIQUID-TUFF UL Splash Zone Liquidtight Flexible Conduit, with a rugged polyvinyl chloride (PVC) jacket designed to inhibit bacteria growth and withstand cleaning and sterilization usingRead More

TE Rayseal Repair Sleeve for Large-Gauge Cables

The TE Rayseal repair sleeve delivers fast, reliable, large-gauge cable repair with a new side-entry repair solution. TE Connectivity announced its Raychem Rayseal large-gauge wire repair (LGWR) sleeve for military aerospace and defense, commercial air, and military ground system applications. 

The Rayseal LGWR sleeve is a high-performance, side-entry, heat-shrinkable sleeve with an adhesive lining. TheRead More

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