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Test Sockets Product Roundup  

Test Sockets RS supplies a wide range of Staubli test connectors to cover all industrial applications. All Staubli couplings adhere to the strict rules of ergonomics, safety, and long-term leak-proof characteristics for more efficient and economical applications. Staubli engineers focus on developing connection solutions, including quick couplings, multi-couplings, tool changers for robots and more, thatRead More

Building Better Connector Prototypes

Because the electronics market moves so quickly, any opportunity to eliminate delays in the production process is crucial. Significantly speeding up the development of prototypes for testing, qualification, and, ultimately, production is a huge advantage for parts suppliers and their customers. Quick Design for Connector Prototypes Customers’ needs for connector prototypes continue to evolve. ToRead More

What are Custom Connectors?

Meet the Connector: Custom Connectors Despite the millions of commercial interconnects ready to serve every market and application type, certain situations call for something entirely, or just slightly, new.  When off-the-shelf connectors aren’t the right fit for a new application, custom solutions come into play. Because connectors are often the last consideration in product design,Read More

Contacts Product Roundup

This week’s Product Roundup highlights contacts from leading suppliers. Contacts Avnet offers precision A Series connector contacts from Amphenol Sine Systems designed for increased reliability and reduced cost. Contacts are readily available in a wide variety of materials and plating combinations and can be supplied with a number of different contact types. Amphenol Sine SystemsRead More

July 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. July 2023 Connector Industry News July 2023 Connector Industry News > Award News OMRON recognized Heilind Electronics as 2022 Distributor of the Year – Electronic at the 2023 EDS Leadership Summit inRead More

What are MIL-DTL-32689 Connectors?

Meet the Connector: MIL-DTL-32689 MIL-DTL-32689 is a relatively new MIL-spec defines high-density, lightweight circular connectors that are well-suited for military and aerospace applications because of their quick disconnection, tri-start threaded coupling, and environment-resistant features. MIL-DTL-32689 provides multi-sourcing for Mini/Micro-D38999 Series III connectors, miniature versions of MIL-DTL-38999. At about 70% lighter and typically 50% smaller than D38999 connectors with similar contactRead More

D-Sub Connectors Product Roundup  

This week’s Product Roundup highlights D-Sub connectors from leading suppliers. D-Sub Connectors Avnet supplies TE Connectivity’s AMPLIMITE family of D-subminiature connectors. These D-subminiature connectors are the most popular type of input/output (I/O) connectors in use today. Established and proven, they are rugged, easily used, and have been widely adopted in standards for serial communications, telecommunications,Read 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

Testing Automotive Connectors

For the companies that make and supply them, testing automotive connectors is an important step in their design and production. Electronics make up over 35% of the cost of a modern car, with tens of thousands of electronic components inside each vehicle. If any of them fail to withstand the harsh environmental conditions of theRead More

Headers Product Roundup  

This week’s Product Roundup highlights headers from leading suppliers. Headers Avnet supplies Molex’s MX150 sealed and unsealed connector system. This field-proven platform offers high-quality, reliable connections in harsh environments to support compact automotive and commercial vehicle applications. With an USCAR interface, class 4 temp ranges (-40 °C to +150 °C), a 22.0 A current rating,Read More

Connector Materials for Extreme Conditions

When failure is especially costly, operations demand high reliability. Designers, engineers, and suppliers are always on the search for materials that perform well under extreme conditions. Many applications subject connectors to very high pressures and high temperatures while requiring them to maintain functionality and performance for extended periods of time. When failure is especially costly,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

eBook 2023 Connectors on the Move
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