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Medical Interconnect Product Roundup for August 8, 2016

Interconnects for the medical industry must meet a variety of unique requirements that often call for application-specific designs that adhere to strict standards and specifications. In this week’s product roundup, we’ve collected some of the most innovative medical products from your favorite suppliers.   Mouser Electronics now stocks TE Connectivity’s FORGE drawer modular power connectors. This newRead More

Spring-Contact Technology in Circular Connectors

Today’s complex operating environments require connectors to offer higher density in a smaller footprint while being more rugged, robust, reliable, and lighter weight. Spring-enabled connector technology offers an array of options to conquer these obstacles.      Circular connectors are crucial to the successful performance of electrical devices across a variety of industries. These small,Read More

Product Roundup: Circular Connectors

From military to medical, industrial to electric vehicle, circular connectors are a durable, configurable interconnect option that cross a broad range of applications.   Product Roundup [email protected]’s new overmolded cable assembly options are now available in the ecomate product line. The technology offers proven reliability across all applications within factory automation, lighting, measurement and control,Read More

New Product Roundup for April 18, 2016

Read all about the latest product introductions from your favorite suppliers in this week’s new product roundup.      Alpha Wire recently expanded its Coaxial Cable product line under the Alpha Essentials product family to include Micro Coax sizes from 32AWG to 50AWG. With the addition of Micro Coax, Alpha Wire now offers coaxial cableRead More

Tech at Work: Virtual Autopsies

Using robots and imaging technology to make autopsies more efficient and less costly may seem like a no-brainer, yet when we look at the tech at work, virtual autopsies remain controversial around the world.   Who’s afraid of a dead body? Based on the success of television shows like CSI and Bones, it looks likeRead More

Smiths Interconnect Nebula SATA Solution

Smiths Connectors’ Nebula Connector Series is a high-reliability SATA solution that goes beyond COTS products.  Smiths Connectors announced the Nebula Series, an innovative SATA (Serial Advanced Technology Attachment) solution that extends well beyond the capabilities of current commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) offerings. The Smiths Connectors Nebula Series is a highly reliable SATA 6Gb/s offering for high-speed dataRead More

Problem Solved: SynCardia and Smiths Connectors

When SynCardia needed to ensure a totally reliable signal in a portable artificial heart, it turned to Smiths Connectors.   A recognized leader in the mechanical circulatory support industry, SynCardia Systems of Tucson, Ariz., manufactures the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart as a bridge to transplant for patients who are dying from end-stage biventricular failureRead More

Smiths Interconnect Transformer Connector

Smiths Connectors’ Transformer Connector allows engineers to tailor interconnect solutions to the demands of individual applications. Smiths Connectors launched its new Transformer Connector Range, an innovative family of high-density modular connectors that provides customers with an enhanced ability to tailor interconnect solutions to the demands and requirements of their individual application environments. One key market that theRead More

Problem Solved: Smiths Interconnect Hypertac Tackles Lightning Strike Threats

Significant changes are sweeping across the aviation landscape, forcing designers to take a more sobering look at protective measures against lightning strikes as the construction materials used in modern aircraft continue to advance. There’s no doubt in anyone’s mind that, in a heartbeat, lightning can be fatal. And while we all share a healthy respect for,Read More

How to Specify Spring Probe Connectors

Custom connectors that utilize spring probe technology offer compliance, blind mating, and space savings. Gina Prieto of Smiths Connectors offers advice on how to specify spring probe connectors. Custom connectors utilizing spring probe technology offer a number of advantages over other contact types: compliance, blind mating, and space savings. Most often overlooked, however, is their designRead More

How to Specify Wind Turbine Connectors

The functional viability of wind turbines ultimately depends on the robustness and reliability of the interconnect systems that are designed into them. Here are Smiths Connectors’ tips on how to specify wind turbine connectors. This information was provided by Smiths Connectors. Today, more than ever before, the world is racing to develop alternative sources ofRead More

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