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What are compression connectors?

Meet the Connector: Compression Connectors Compression connectors are interconnect devices that rely on pressure to make a secure connection. Compression may occur with the use of a tool; through the turn of a compression nut that is part of the housing, or through another mechanism. A wide variety of connector types may be described asRead More

Barrier Blocks Product Roundup 

This week’s Product Roundup highlights barrier blocks from leading suppliers. Barrier blocks Avnet supplies barrier terminal blocks from TE Connectivity. Barrier blocks are interconnect devices which consist of short metal strips separated by a raised insulated “barrier” and connectors or screws which allow for termination and wire connection. Barrier terminal blocks are available in panelRead More

Test to Perfection: Product Reliability Begins with Rigorous Connector Testing

Rigorous testing of every element in an integrated circuit, from connectors to PCBs, is a critical step in the product design process. As more electronics move into complex and high-reliability application environments, the need to measure their attributes and performance, and test their endurance over time and under specific conditions, has become a critical stepRead More

Cables, Connectors, Waveguides, and Hybrid Products for up to THz at IMS 2023

IMS 2023, the premier worldwide RF microwave symposium, revealed exponential gains in next-generation interconnects for wireless communications technologies. Take a tour of the highlights with RF expert Dave Shaff. This year’s International Microwave Symposium (IMS) reestablished the event as the premier world level expo for RF through THz technology, engineering, and products. IMS 2023, heldRead More

July 2023 New Connectivity Products 

New-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire, cable and cable assemblies, sensors, antennas, materials, accessories, tools, and development kits. July 2023 New Connectivity Products  July 2023 New Connectivity Products > Interconnects, etc. Smiths Interconnect released its highly anticipated space-qualified version of the KVPX connector series. This significant advancement reinforces the company’s commitment to meeting the rigorous demands of the defense & space and commercial aerospace industries.Read More

eBook: Interconnects for Automotive & Transportation Applications

Download this free resource to learn more about new solutions for interconnects used in Automotive & Transportation Applications. In Connector Supplier’s latest eBook, Connectors on the Move, industry experts explore the mostly invisible but vital role of interconnects in automotive & transportation applications. In addition to the advanced electronic systems for driving, today’s vehicles have aRead More

June 2023 Connector Industry News

Upcoming industry events, as well as recent award, partnership, promotion, personnel, facility, distribution, standards, association, and certification news from across the connector industry. June 2023 Connector Industry News June 2023 Connector Industry News > Event News The latest installment of the Battery Electric Vehicle Architecture USA (BEVA USA) series will bring together the industry’s leadingRead More

2023 Update: How’s the Connector Industry Performing?

2023 Update: How’s the Connector Industry Performing? The electronics industry and related supply chains are still absorbing the shocks of the pandemic era. After months of record sales, sales have entered a down cycle, yet encouraging signs are present. What do the semiconductor sales say about future sales? More importantly, what does Bishop & AssociatesRead More

What are OSFP transceivers?

Meet the Connector: OSFP Transceivers Data centers support the IT infrastructure needed to run data-intensive applications and their ever-growing demand for storage. From remote work and streaming entertainment to decentralized finance and the connected devices that make up the Internet of Things, the need for 400G technology is here and the leap to 800G willRead More

38999 Product Roundup

This week’s Product Roundup highlights  38999s from leading suppliers. 38999 Providers Powell supplies Glenair Series 806 Mil-Aero Micro Miniature D38999 Connectors and Cable Assemblies. Series 806 offers significant size and weight savings while meeting key performance benchmarks for a broad range of applications such as commercial and military aerospace, industrial robotics, transportation systems, and more.Read More

Show Report: 2023 Del Mar Manufacturing Show

As digital technologies transform the manufacturing industry, the Del Mar show has become the U.S. equivalent of Hannover Fair. The future of manufacturing is fully connected, as evidenced by the exhibits at the 2023 Del Mar Manufacturing Show. Manufacturers, suppliers, and industry experts came together April 25-27 to share the latest manufacturing industry trends, products,Read More

What are Active Optical Cable Assemblies?

Meet the Connector: AOC assemblies Active optical cable (AOC) assemblies were developed to combine the benefits of copper and fiber optic cable assemblies. Copper cable assemblies are known for their ruggedness and reliability, particularly at the connector interface. Copper connectors have multiple points of contact which helps them withstand shock and vibration, and resist damageRead More

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