How to Specify M-Style Sensor Connectors

M-style connectors come in various forms and sizes. Binder explains how to specify M-style connectors and the benefits of using an industry-standard connector.   M-style connectors are a standard connecting solution for sensors and actuators in industrial network applications. They are designed to withstand harsh environments while providing reliable data and power transmission to automated machinery.Read More

Phoenix Contact Miniature M12 Connector

The Phoenix Contact miniature M12 connector offers higher-power, S-coded connectors and cordsets rated to 16A. Phoenix Contact has expanded its M12 connector range for power transmission in industrial environments with S-coded, flush-type connectors and cordsets rated to 16A and 630V (ratings are per IEC; UL 2237 is pending). Standard S-coded connectors, rated to 12A, areRead More

Binder-USA M12 Eight-Pin Receptacles

Binder-USA M12 eight-pin receptacles with right-angled PCB contacts are ideal for industrial network and robot applications.  Binder-USA has extended its range of M12 A-coded four- and five-pin right-angled receptacles to include an eight-pin version. The new receptacles feature a two-piece design that allows for more efficient soldering and assembly to the panel. These connectors are ideally suitedRead More

Binder-USA M12 Cordset with Spark-Resistant PUR Cable

Binder-USA expands its M12 family with an M12 Cordset with spark-resistant PUR cables. Binder-USA added spark-resistant PUR cables to the M12 cordset line-up. The robust PUR cable ensures a resistance to sparks, wear, impact, and flexibility. The new M12 A-coded cordsets are ideally suited for robot welding lines in the automation industry. Standard versions haveRead More

Amphenol’s Data Link Connector Among Most Durable in Class

Amphenol’s data link connector, the Max-M12, is ideal for rugged environments. Amphenol Industrial Products Group offers one of the most durable data link connectors in its class, meeting SAE J2839 and IEC 61076-2-101 specifications. The Max-M12 withstands connector-to-cable retention forces of 444 N and contact retention forces of 110 N, tested at 100 mating cyclesRead More

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