Balluff integrates two companies into the group

Balluff is extending its digitalization know-how with the acquisition of two companies: the Stuttgart software company iss innovative software services GmbH (iss) and the machine vision pioneer Matrix Vision GmbH (MV) from Oppenweiler, near Stuttgart are now part of the sensor and automation specialist. The relevant contracts were signed in July and August after nearly […]

US Conec launches multi-fiber structured cabling connector

US Conec announces immediate availability of the next generation multi-fiber MTP connector—MTP PRO. This state-of-the-art connector offers simple and robust field configurability, ease of use, and enhanced performance. The MTP PRO connector leverages all the proven features and technology of US Conec’s existing MTP connectors while providing optimal flexibility and enhanced performance. Polarity and pin […]

Higher cable cross-sections available in HARTING’s compact Han-Eco size

The Han-Eco series has two new members. Two new hoods in sizes 6 B and 10 B with M40 cable entry enable the user to take advantage of larger cable cross-sections and more cabling space while maintaining compact size. The customer can thus transfer more power in the same installation space. Power transmission in particular […]

Amphenol Socapex introduces 38999 reduced flange connector

Designed for reduced spaces in military and aviation applications, the new 38999 reduced flange receptacle from Amphenol Socapex combines space and weight savings with the performance of a MIL-DTL-38999 series III connector. Its innovative design reduces the footprint surface by 41%. It is also 20% lighter than a standard MIL-DTL-38999 series III connector. The connector […]

igus demonstrates safe energy chain systems for new cars at the IAA

The rising demand for permanently energized systems calls for energy chain solutions that guide cables safely. According to a Forsa survey, one in three drivers spends over an hour in the car on any given business day. Due to the rise in automotive use, this trend will continue to increase in the coming years. Requirements […]

igus demonstrates safe energy chain systems for new cars at the IAA

The rising demand for permanently energized systems calls for energy chain solutions that guide cables safely. According to a Forsa survey, one in three drivers spends over an hour in the car on any given business day. Due to the rise in automotive use, this trend will continue to increase in the coming years. Requirements […]

New RF connector from I-PEX Connectors is first to feature built-in locking feature

Designers concerned about RF connectors that disengage from the PCB on high shock and vibration applications can rely on a new connector with a built-in locking feature. The new MHF brand I LK micro RF coaxial connector and wire harness from I-PEX is designed with a built-in lock that keeps the connector in place on […]

Turck establishes harness and cable assembly team to deliver specialized, custom solutions

Turck has introduced its new Harness and Cable Assembly Solutions, a specialized engineering team that’s dedicated to designing custom solutions for challenging applications. The harness team draws on Turck’s  connectivity expertise to solve the most difficult connectivity applications, from offering standard cable and wire assemblies to developing custom overmolded harness solutions. Whether an application must […]

Docking connector with test position available from HARTING for Motor Control Center

With the Han-Modular Sliding Frame, HARTING has developed a new connector for Motor Control Centers (MCC). This mechanically simple solution means that by using the connector, the drawer system can easily take a test position. Power connection is achieved in the subsequent position. The customer benefits from the simple mechanics of the system as well […]

Special adhesives bring clarity to optic applications

Fiber optic, opto-electronic and photonic applications must have superior transparency, requiring optically clear epoxies, polysulfides, and silicones that exhibit excellent light transmission. Contributed by Rohit Ramnath, Senior Product Engineer, Master Bond Optical transmission, the ability for light to be channeled through a material, is particularly important for fiber optic, opto-electronic and photonic applications. As a

Mill-Max launches new 4-mm pitch target connector

Mill-Max Manufacturing Corp. Inc., Oyster Bay, N.Y., has launched a new target connector on 4-mm pitch designed for rugged applications incorporating a flanged base and hardware options for secure mounting. This target connector series is the mating half to the recently released 858 series ruggedized spring loaded connector. Offered in 2-6 positions in through-hole, SMT […]

LEMO launches a new 3GHz 75 ohm coaxial contact

LEMO, Rohnert, Calif., has recently introduced its new 3GHz 75 ohm coaxial contact, which can be used in various broadcast connector configurations (indoor and outdoor applications) and combines multiple HD-SDI BNC type connectors into one. This new contact is particularly well suited for 3x coaxial (HD), 4x coaxial (4K) and 10x coaxial (8K) applications taking […]

HARTING’s HAN M bulkhead housings protect when immersed in water

The Han M portfolio from HARTING Technology Group includes a wide range of bulkhead-, surface mounted- and hood housings of various sizes. The series has hitherto met IP65 in the locked and plugged state, which implies protection against water spray from any angle. The new bulkhead hoods now increase the resistance to external influences, for […]

TE Connectivity adds Deutsch DMC cable clamps for aerospace applications

TE Connectivity (TE) has recently released its DEUTSCH DMC-MD single module cable clamp. This new accessory is compatible with the existing DMC-MD single module product line. The product is ideal for use where robust wire and cable retention is required without the need for shielding. The DMC-MD single module cable clamp is compact, lightweight and […]

PCB Piezotronics launches University Laboratory Programs

PCB Piezotronics Inc. announces the launch of its University Laboratory Programs. These Programs provide significant cost savings for acoustics, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, and physics curricula that incorporate hands-on student labs. Each program bundles sensors and accessories, laboratory experiments, classroom lecture, and technical poster for use in academic classrooms and laboratories. With a history of […]

Balluff launches magnetic field C and T slot sensors with multiple switchpoints

Balluff BMF magnetic field sensors for cylinders, grippers and valves have evolved to offer a solution for many types of applications. The newest technology in the Balluff BMF family is the all new remote teach sensor, featuring advanced settings through IO-Link. The BMF remote teach magnetic field sensors for C and T slots offer eight […]

Compact, high-density optical connector from Hirose features built-in MT ferrule

Hirose, Downers Grove, Ill., has developed a compact, waterproof optical connector with a built-in MT (mechanical transfer) ferrule. The waterproof (IP67-rated) MF11BMT series circular connector offers a space-saving interface with high pin counts in a rugged, small form factor that enables size reduction of broadcasting equipment, machine vision cameras, communication / base station transmission, and […]

Pasternack releases new low-PIM plenum-rated cable assemblies

Pasternack has launched a new line of low-PIM, plenum-rated SPP-250-LLPL cable assemblies for use in wireless infrastructure. Typical applications include distributed antenna systems (DAS), indoor wireless systems, multi-carrier communication systems and PIM testing. Pasternack’s 36 new low-PIM jumper cables are made with UL910 plenum-rated SPP-250-LLPL cable and feature a maximum PIM level of -155 dBc. […]

TPC Wire & Cable Corp. acquires Electra Cord, Inc.

TPC Wire & Cable Corp. (TPC), Macedonia, Ohio, announced today that on September 1, it completed the acquisition of Electra Cord Inc., Massillon, Ohio. Electra Cord is a manufacturer of custom-molded cable assemblies, power cords, and cord sets for original equipment manufacturers serving a variety of end markets. In making the announcement, President & CEO […]

New M12 PushPull variants address space-saving demands for train communication

As the railway sector and rail transport markets continue to grow, trains are being equipped with even more modern information technology resulting in more communication components. HARTING offers space-saving M12 solutions to meet the industry’s demands. Whether long-distance trains or trams, technology aboard rolling stock is advancing globally and becoming increasingly complex. More and more […]

Miniature low PIM RF coax connector system from Huber+Suhner

Huber+Suhner has launched the NEX10 interface, a miniature low-PIM RF coax connector. It offers very low PIM performance together with a robust design and small size. The NEX10 also features separation of electrical contact from mechanical contact area, which yields a low PIM and high RL performance independent of the coupling mechanism or applied torque. This […]

Mencom’s panel interface connector series is UL listed and recognized

Mencom’s Panel interface connector series including new low profile housings, port adapters, and E45V3 connectors have been certified for compliance with both Canadian and U.S. safety requirements by Underwriters Laboratories (UL), and the UL Listed mark now appears on the end products. UL is a non-profit organization that has developed more than 1,000 safety standards […]

Han connectors from HARTING meet U.S. standards for explosive atmospheres

HARTING has launched connectors that are now available in all sizes in the Han Ex series for explosive atmospheres—meeting US standard NEC 500. These housings are permitted for use in Class I, Division II hazardous locations. This product range for the North American market includes inserts and housings from sizes 3A to 24B. Like all […]

Molex earns supplier award for excellence

Molex has been awarded the 2016 Supplier Excellence award by Carlton-Bates for its annual growth. Molex is the only interconnect supplier company to earn this award in the 2016 calendar year. “It is an honor to be recognized by the Carlton-Bates organization for our commitment to service, growth and development of our collective business,” said […]

Helukabel continues international growth with two new branches

HELUKABEL GmbH is enhancing its global distribution channels by opening local subsidiaries in Mexico and Brazil. The subsidiaries in Brazil and Mexico are located in the industrial heartlands of their respective countries, where numerous global companies have already set up operations. “Following our philosophy to ‘Think Global and Act Local,’ we have become a reliable […]