cable assemblies

A Global Medical Market in Flux

Aging populations, wireless devices, the ACA, and budget cuts put the global medical market in flux. Bishop tracks eight companies in the medical market sector. Growth in the medical market, as measured by these eight companies, has been relatively good in the last two years, with year-over-year growth of 8.0% in 2011 and 2.9% inRead More

FCI Mini-SAS HD Active Optical Cable Supports Plug-and-Play Operations

FCI Mini-SAS HD Active Optical Cable is a four-channel cable with low-power optical components. The FCI Mini-SAS HD Active Optical Cable (MSHD AOC) assembly is the latest addition to the supplier’s portfolio of optical and electrical cabling solutions. The MSHD AOC solution is a four-channel cable that features low-power optical components with an average ofRead More

Meeting Medical Industry Standards for Cable Design

With no medical industry standards for cable, the industry adopts voluntary specifications to ensure patient safety. The medical device industry tolerates a much smaller margin of error than most other industries. Medical devices are highly precise and sensitive instruments. As such, medical interconnect cable, and more significantly, the material used in such apparatuses, must beRead More

Molex Custom Ruggedized Backplane Cable Assemblies Increase Bandwidth and Speed

Custom ruggedized backplane cable assemblies can be cabled to virtually any ruggedized input/output connector. Molex announced its Ruggedized Backplane Cable Assemblies, ideal for defense and aerospace contractors looking to deliver high-speed data transfer between commercial backplanes or servers to commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) connectors including Impact, Impel, VHDM, or full military-qualified interfaces. Customized backplane cables have goneRead More

FCI ExaMAX I/O Cable Assembly for up to 40Gb/s

FCI ExaMAX I/O cable assembly technology leverages the ExaMAX I/O connector’s terminal design technology. The FCI ExaMAX I/O cable assembly utilizes FCI’s proprietary ExaMAX connector technology, which has the bandwidth capability to facilitate signal transmission speeds of up to 40Gb/s. These cable solutions also leverage the ExaMAX I/O connector’s terminal design technology, which significantly decreasesRead More

Molex Affinity MediSpec Cable Solutions at MD&M West

The flexible silicone overmolding on Molex Affinity MediSpec cable assemblies protects the cable core from moisture ingress. The new Molex Affinity MediSpec silicone cable solutions will be showcased February 11-13, 2014, at the Molex booth (1746) at MD&M West in Anaheim, Calif. “We have extensive expertise in the design, development, and manufacturing of medical cables, connectors,Read More

Cable Assembly Supplier’s Top 10 Stories of 2013

The top 10 stories of 2013 picked by our Readers Cable Assembly Supplier’s readers were most interested in the latest market forecasts and technology tutorials, if judged by the most-clicked articles in our newsletter and on our website. Here’s a last look at the most popular stories of 2013, chosen by our readers. 1. TheRead More

Choosing the Right RF Cable Assembly

October 2013 – Because coaxial cable assemblies are so vital to such a wide range of systems, from rugged ground-based electronic systems to satellites orbiting in space, the selection process for those cables should not be treated lightly. Choosing the right coaxial cable assembly is easier when you know what to look for in a high-frequency or high-speed coaxial cable assembly.

The Robotic Age is Here – Industrial Robot Market Statistics

September 2013 – Industrial robots are a common sight on the factory floor, particularly in automotive markets. They offer high-precision handling and speed, and reduce operator risk, such as worker exposure to hazardous materials, and to production dangers in general. In the near future, industrial robots will include those that cooperate with humans, instead of replacing them. This will open up new potential for utilizing robots in factories and in the agricultural market, as well as for domestic purposes.

Industrial Robotics Market Sales and Growth Forecast

May 21, 2013 – A record number of industrial robots were sold in 2011, with a worldwide increase of 38% over 2010, reaching 166,000 units. Arthur Visser looks at the potential for industrial robots in 2012 and beyond.

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