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The Key to Enriched Medical & Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is fueling a transformative revolution in operations, competitiveness, and innovation in medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturing. The medical industry is rapidly embracing IIoT, driven by the diagnostic and treatment advantages advanced robotics, vision sensors, and industrial data communications devices offer patients and physicians. As newer technologies mature and implementationRead More

What are Push-Pull Circular Connectors?

What are Push-pull Connectors? Meet the Connector: Push-pull Connectors Push-pull connectors are circular connectors that have a spring-action cylindrical sleeve surrounding — or within — the integral connector housing that self-latches during mating. The connection is released through a squeeze-and-pull, rotate-and-pull, or other specific unlocking action that prevents accidental disconnection. Push-pull circular connectors are availableRead More

June 2024 New Connectivity Products

New-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire, cable, and cable assemblies, sensors, antennas, materials, accessories, tools, and development kits. June 2024 New Connectivity Products  June 2024 New Connectivity Products > Interconnects, etc. Molex introduced its MX-DaSH family of data-signal hybrid connectors that unify power, signal, and high-speed data connectivity in a single connector system. These innovative wire-to-wire and wire-to-board connectors are designed to support the transition toRead More

D-Subminiature Connectors Product Roundup  

This week’s Product Roundup highlights D-Subminiature connectors from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers. D-Subminiature connectors Amphenol’s high power D-Sub connector with 75A current rating is available in cable (solder/crimp) and board versions and conforms to UL1977 spec (T-Rise at rated current below RTI value of housing material). D-Subminiature connectors are an industry standard for applicationsRead More

University Students Race to Advance Solar Car Technology

For several decades, teams of students from universities around the world have been competing to build the best solar car, gaining valuable skills and building relationships along the way. Electric vehicles (EVs) continue to gain popularity, yet issues around charging speed, range, and accessibility are still deterrents to wider acceptance. What if an EV couldRead More

What are HSL/high-speed link connectors? 

Meet the Connector: HSL/High-Speed Link Connectors What are HSL/high-speed link connectors?  HSL/High-speed link connectors are used to facilitate high-speed data communication between different components within electronic systems, such as computers, servers, telecommunications equipment, and other digital devices. The term HSL refers to a broad category of high-speed, high-performance interconnects that are capable of supporting dataRead More

EV Charging Product Roundup  

This week’s Product Roundup highlights EV charging interconnects from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers. EV charging interconnects TE Connectivity leverages its deep expertise and cutting-edge technology to present a comprehensive range of electric vehicle charging products. TE’s EV charging products, supplied by Avnet effectively address the challenges faced by engineers and cater to the diverseRead More

DIN Rails and Terminal Blocks Product Roundup 

This week’s Product Roundup highlights DIN rails and terminal blocks from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers. DIN Rails and Terminal Blocks Altech printed circuit board terminal blocks from Powell Electronics provide highly dependable connections without the need for wire lugs. Choose either tubular screw clamps or box clamps when economy is paramount or screw-cage clampsRead More

News From Hannover Messe 2024

The industrial trade fair showcased new energy and manufacturing solutions with an emphasis on AI and connected technologies as the industrial market urgently tries to put the brakes on carbon emissions. Since 1947, the Hannover Messe trade fair has been one of the world’s biggest and most significant gatherings of industrial expertise and innovation. FromRead More

Sealing Success: Overmolding for More Secure Connections 

Overmolding is the hard-working protection solution for electronic components in the field.  Innovative technologies ensure connections in medical, industrial, and other harsh environment applications. Overmolding is the process of encasing electronic components with a covering to create a single, integrated part. The process is done mainly for environmental protection, ease of installation, and to meet desiredRead More

Mezzanine Connectors Product Roundup 

This week’s Product Roundup highlights mezzanine connectors from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers. Mezzanine Connectors The Archer .8 series from Harwin has a 5 mm stack height. These cost-effective, dual-row 0.8 mm-pitch board-to-board connectors are intended for uses with limited available space. These include factory automation and environmental monitoring equipment, smart meters, point-of-sales units, servers/dataRead More

Out Now! New eBook Shares Bright Ideas for Electrification

Industry experts share their latest innovations and connectivity solutions for this age of rapid technological advances. Download your copy here! As the list of connected and electrified aspects of our lives continues to grow, connector manufacturers and OEMs must consider sustainability, safety, efficiency, durability, performance, and value in new and inventive ways. BRIGHT IDEAS –Read More

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