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Harsh Environments No Longer Derail Reliability of Railroad Crossings

New connector technologies help make rail crossings safer, easier to maintain, and more resistant to weather and other environmental challenges. From Boston to Los Angeles and all around the world, drivers experience the frustration of waiting at a railroad crossing for a train to pass. While watching the passing rail cars, many of us lookRead More

What are Terminal Blocks?

Meet the Connector: Terminal Blocks Terminal blocks are connectors used to secure two or more wires to each other (wire-to-wire) or to a PCB (wire-to-board). They consist of an insulated body within a modular housing. Often used in industrial applications, they are appropriate wherever electrical systems need to stay safely connected, organized, and secure. TerminalRead More

Maximize UL Voltage Ratings in Power and Control Systems for Mobile Equipment

Rail and other connected mobile systems depend on control devices that meet specific UL guidelines. Coordinating components can maximize actual achievable voltage levels. Power and control devices for mobility applications are designed with specific application voltage ratings in mind. The components used to electrically connect these devices to mobile equipment, from elevators to rail systems,Read More

Terminal Blocks for Heavy Duty Applications

Terminal blocks are a simple, inexpensive, and useful type of connector. They are a good choice for simple circuits and have a long history of use in transportation and industrial equipment. Terminal blocks or terminal connectors are a simple, useful, cost-effective, and often crucial component in transportation applications. You need to know a few thingsRead More

Terminal Block Connector Products

This week’s Product Roundup highlights terminal block connector products from leading suppliers. Terminal Block Connector Products METZ CONNECT offers a wide range of pluggable, spring-clamp terminals that attach to PCBs using matching, multi-pin connectors. The SP045xxVBNC ASP045 spring-clasp terminal block has a 5.00mm centerline, a clearance and creepage distance of 4mm, a vertical connection direction,Read More

New Connector and Cable Products: January 2019

Summary coverage of the latest, new-to-market connector and cable products, including interconnects, wire and cable, cable assemblies, development kits, tools, and materials. Interconnects, etc. connector and cable products Stewart Connector’s new Qwik RJ45™ Modular Plugs for industry-standard Cat 5e and Cat 6 cables are designed to reduce assembly time and improve termination quality in the field.Read More

Direct Connection Adaptivity

SKEDD direct connection technology makes device design more flexible Pia Horstmann, Product Marketing for PCB Connection Technology, Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co. KG, Blomberg, Germany James Dunbar, Product Marketing Manger for PCB Connection Technology, Phoenix Contact USA, Middletown, Pa., USA Intelligent automation structures, such as HVAC systems in building technology or compact controllers in industrialRead More

Terminal Block Product Roundup

Check out this week’s product roundup for information about some of the latest and greatest terminal block solutions available. Terminal Block Product Roundup TTI offers the SPTAF 1 connector family from Phoenix Contact, which features low-profile housings, quick and easy push-in spring-wire terminations, an 8A and 300V UL rating, and a choice of three user-friendlyRead 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

Weidmuller Dual-Level Power Terminal Blocks

The Weidmuller dual-level power terminal blocks provide a 50% reduction in cabinet space. Weidmuller expands its line of space-saving, dual-level power terminal blocks designed for use in machinery, process, and power generation applications. The new WDK 10 dual-level power terminal series offers a 50% reduction in cabinet space when compared to single-level terminals. Featuring a slimRead More

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