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September 2021 New Connectivity Products

New-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire, cable, and cable assemblies, sensors, antennas, materials, accessories, tools, and development kits. September 2021 New Connectivity Products September 2021 New Connectivity Products > Interconnects, etc. Sager Electronics now stocks Calex’s HBM 150W DC/DC converters. Delivering the latest technology in fixed frequency power conversion, Calex’s HBM series is ideal for industrial,Read More

2021 Sensors Product Roundup

This week’s Product Roundup highlights sensors from leading suppliers. Sensor Products The I-PEX ESTORQ is a torque sensor that can easily be incorporated into any device or application. It achieves compactness and weight reduction by the electrostatic capacity method. The ESTORQ is customizable with the ability to incorporate a built-in microcomputer into the sensor (available from Φ70×H24mmRead More

Electric Vehicles Move into the Mainstream with New EV Battery Technologies

Improving EV battery technologies, expanding ranges, and growing charging networks are bringing electric automotive technologies into reach for more consumers, requiring development of new electronic connectors. Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) are moving into the mainstream. This shift is led by government mandates like China’s goal to hit 26 million electric vehicles by 2030, and manufactures’Read More

How Integrated Ethernet Technology Can Increase Functionality in Automotive Applications

Ethernet is an ideal technology for automotive applications because of its extensive bandwidth, ability to handle high-speed data, security advantages, high reliability, and efficiency. By Chief Enterprises The connected car is a concept that has propelled the automotive industry into the future. The technologies that enable today’s automobiles to communicate with systems in other vehiclesRead 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

Contactless Connector Solutions Drive Maximum Efficiency

In high-use automation applications, repeated mating cycles can result in wear that compromises connectivity and reliability. Contactless connectors offer a new alternative. By Weidmueller Mechanical connections present challenges in industrial applications that endure repeated mating cycles. When two mating interfaces interact, inevitable wear and friction cause a range of contact-related failures and maintenance issues. AsRead More

Connected Car Technologies Require Reimagined Transportation Networks

The rise of connected car technologies will have enormous implications for the way people and goods travel. This mass exchange of data will create business efficiencies, safer travels, and faster deliveries. But persistent challenges remain before these technologies can be fully implemented. Not so long ago, the only wireless links in a car were theRead More

Automotive Testing Puts Connectors Through a Lifetime of Intense Demands

Interconnects used in automotive testing processes endure the rugged conditions of life on the road, before a car is even assembled. Modular rack and panel connectors offer durability, flexibility, and dependability under test conditions. Auto buyers expect new cars to provide a smoother, quieter, and easier driving experience while also providing greater safety and lessRead More

High-Voltage Automotive Connectors Product Roundup

This week’s Product Roundup highlights high-voltage automotive connectors (800V+) from leading suppliers. High-Voltage Automotive Connectors  The LSH rack and panel connectors from Smiths Interconnect include leading-edge Hypertac hyperboloid contact technology that ensures LSH connectors are immune to shock, vibration and fretting. In addition, the polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) insulators interconnect technology features low insertion and extractionRead More

Connector Industry Sales Outlook – June 2021 Update

Bishop & Associates tracks continuing high demand for connectivity products as the rebound continues across all major markets. Connector industry sales demand remains strong into the mid-point of the year, with bookings up +47.0% and billings up +30.7% through May 2021. These incredibly good numbers are a function of: The rebounding world economy as countriesRead More

Wire-to-Board Connectors Product Roundup

This week’s Product Roundup highlights wire-to-board connectors from leading suppliers. Wire-to-Board Connectors Allied Electronics & Automation supplies Molex KK connector systems. The KK connectors are customizable for a variety of power and signal applications. Available in industry-standard 2.54, 3.96, and 5.08 mm pitch sizes, this single-row, wire-to-board, and board-to-board product family is cost-effective and versatile. KKRead More

June 2021 New Connectivity Products II

Summary coverage of new-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire, cable, and cable assemblies, sensors, antennas, materials, accessories, tools, and development kits. June 2021 New Connectivity Products II June 2021 New Connectivity Products II > Interconnects, etc. Interstate Connecting Components (ICC) has added Amphenol SV Microwave’s full line of VITA 67 interconnects to its RF productRead More

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