Wire-to-Wire

Cable-Terminated Automotive Connectors Product Roundup

This week’s Product Roundup highlights cable-terminated automotive connectors from leading suppliers. Cable-Terminated Automotive Connectors Lumberg designs and develops several series of RAST connectors that are widely employed in OEM and Tier 1 automotive applications. These field-proven RAST series encompass an extensive range of cable-terminated automotive connectors, including the economical and space-saving 3517-4 connector, which isRead More

How to Create a Durable Low-Force Crimp Contact

Products ranging from appliances to vehicles feature crimp contact plug connectors that are hard to access and easy to damage. In the event of a repair, a more durable connector is needed. By Andreas Aigner, Product Development Manager, Würth Elektronik eiSos Although they are really designed for permanent connections, plug connectors with crimp contacts occasionallyRead More

High-Tech Energy Systems Bring Agriculture Indoors

LED lighting, along with innovative cooling and irrigation systems, are inspiring the greatest agricultural transformation since the advent of the tractor. Chances are good that the tomato on your salad or the basil on your pizza didn’t grow outside under the sun. Instead, it may have come from an indoor growing facility, nurtured by theRead More

High-Current & High-Voltage Product Roundup

Check out this week’s product roundup for information about some of the latest and greatest high-current and high-voltage connector and cabling products.   High-Current and High-Voltage Connector and Cabling Products Designed to provide a more reliable, cost effective alternative to terminal blocks in high-power applications, including: inverters, energy storage systems, and construction, manufacturing, and powerRead More

Transportation Product Roundup

Check out this week’s transportation product roundup for information about some of the newest and most impactful transportation solutions available in the connector and cabling industry.   Transportation Products Murrelektronik recently released the new xtreme DB distribution blocks. Currently available in five configurations, the series delivers three times the current capacity of comparably sized blocks,Read 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

New Product Roundup for October 3, 2016

Learn more about the best new products available from your favorite suppliers in this week’s new product roundup.   Mill-Max has expanded its selection of wire termination products with the addition of new wire crimp and solder cup receptacles. The three new wire crimp receptacles can accommodate wires from 22 – 26AWG and accept matingRead More

New Product Roundup for May 25, 2016

Learn about the newest product introductions from your favorite interconnect suppliers.   Product Roundup AVX Corporation has released two new series of wire-to-wire (WTW) connectors that deliver considerable cost and space savings in a broad range of industrial electronics designs – the 9286-200 Series reduced thru-wire connectors and 9286-250 reduced junction box connectors. These latestRead More

How to Work with Custom Connector Suppliers

Every once in a while, rather than seek an expansion of a connector manufacturer’s already-proven product, a customer will request a standard, off-the-shelf product that’s markedly different than the supplier’s current offerings. Tom Anderson of AVX explains how his team approached one such complex challenge.   Finding the right connector for a specific application can beRead More

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