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Fighting e-Waste with New Greener Materials for Interconnects

New processes and products are leading the way as the connector industry looks for solutions to the problem of electronics waste. Electronic waste (e-waste) is the world’s fastest growing solid waste stream and its harms include the introduction of as many as 1,000 different chemical substances into the environment, including microplastics, neurotoxins, and airborne particulateRead 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

2023 Connector Industry Acquisitions

Suppliers reached deeper into connected systems and adjacent technologies to expand capabilities with strategic acquisitions in 2023. Our annual acquisitions roundup tracks growth and changes at connector companies. The interconnect industry continues to become more interconnected as suppliers expand services, capabilities, products, and supply chains with strategic acquisitions. Several significant changes occurred in 2023 asRead More

What are DC power connectors?

Meet the Connector: DC Power Connectors DC power connectors, also called DC plugs or barrel connectors, are a common interface for delivering direct current power to small devices and equipment. This plug and socket type connector comes in a diverse array of shapes, sizes, and configurations and is typically used to power electrical devices orRead More

What are Single-Pin DC Connectors?

Meet the Connector: Single-Pin DC Connectors This common barrel-type plug is widely used in portable devices ranging from consumer radios to basic medical devices. But it’s not as simple as it looks. The term single-pin DC connector (also called single-pole connector) typically refers to a circular or barrel-shaped plastic connector with one electrical terminal orRead More

Waterproof/Sealed Connectors Product Roundup  

This week’s Product Roundup highlights waterproof/sealed connectors from leading suppliers. Waterproof/Sealed connectors Quick Lock USB 3.0 connectors by Omnetics Connector Corporation are sealed inside a rugged, battlefield tested and proven IP67 housing to ensure users achieve the highest levels of reliability while meeting USB 3.0 high-speed digital expectations (up to 5.0 Gb/s). These connectors useRead More

June 2023 New Connectivity Products  

New-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire, cable and cable assemblies, sensors, antennas, materials, accessories, tools, and development kits. June 2023 New Connectivity Products June 2023 New Connectivity Products > Interconnects, etc. WAGO’s new IP67 rated I/O-Link Analog Converters offer a solid and cost-effective solution for incorporating conventional analog sensors and actuators with IO-Link communications. The 765-2702/200-000 has two 0-10 VDC inputs that are converted toRead More

May 2023 New Connectivity Products 

New-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire, cable, and cable assemblies, sensors, antennas, materials, accessories, tools, and development kits. May 2023 New Connectivity Products May 2023 New Connectivity Products > Interconnects, etc. Hirose Electric has launched the IT14 Series, a stackable ball grid array (BGA) mezzanine connector designed for high-speed and high-density server applications. The hermaphroditic IT14 Series features a self-mating design to eliminate the needRead More

Connecting to a Green Future: Connector Suppliers Embrace Sustainability

Along with meeting demands for more capabilities and greater performance, electronics manufacturers are taking steps to conserve resources, protect the environment, and care for their employees and the communities they serve. The recent TE Connectivity Industrial Technology Index, an online survey of engineers and executives, found that “executives are five times more likely than engineersRead More

April 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. April 2023 Connector Industry News April 2023 Connector Industry News > Award News Carlisle Interconnect Technologies (CarlisleIT) received the Supplier of the Year award at the 2023 Airbus electrical standard parts annualRead More

April 2023 New Connectivity Products

New-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire, cable and cable assemblies, sensors, antennas, materials, accessories, tools, and development kits. April 2023 New Connectivity Products binder USA offers M12 connectors with all external parts – threaded locking ring, housing, and pressing screw – constructed of stainless steel. The cable clamp is constructed of PTFE, the seal is madeRead More

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