Interconnection

HARTING introduces Han 34 HPR EasyCon connector for greater power density in rail vehicles

The new Han 34 HPR EasyCon connector from HARTING is designed for high-current transmission with a high power density, making it ideally suited to use in rail vehicles. Han 34 HPR housings and retaining frames are designed in such a way that, for the first time ever, a connector is now available …

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Fibre optics the way forward to detect faults on the railways

Fibre optic cables could make a major contribution to the safety and maintenance of railways. Installed alongside the tracks, they are capable of detecting a huge range of soundwaves that might signify the early emergence of problems, such as damage to the rails. Now, the University of Huddersfield’s Institute of Railway …

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Multicoax connector for high speed digital testing to 50GHz from HUBER+SUHNER

A new addition to its MXP series of multicoax interconnection solutions is announced by HUBER+SUHNER, the leader in connectivity systems for electrical and optical applications. The MXP series is designed for the high speed digital testing market and this new version, the MXP50, has been introduced to meet the need …

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Smiths Interconnect highlights latest RF components and cable assemblies at DSEI 2017

Smiths Interconnect – who recently announced the transition of its technology brands, EMC Technology, Hypertac, IDI, Lorch, Millitech, RF Labs, Sabritec, TECOM and TRAK under a single brand identity – will exhibit its largest range of components, assemblies and systems at DSEI show, Stand S5-270 at the EXCEL Centre. Smiths …

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Rugged power supplies from Powersolve are rated to IP67 and NEMA 4X

Leading power specialist Powersolve announces the TEX 120 series of industrial power supplies designed for a wide variety of applications in harsh environments. Providing a maximum output of 120W, the unit’s rugged die-cast aluminium housing is water, oil, ice and dust resistant and is approved to IP67 and NEMA 4X …

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M12 power cable connectors from binder can handle up to 16A

Leading circular connector specialist binder announces a field assembly M12 connector designed for power handling applications across many industrial sectors where the adoption of automation technology is becoming widespread. binder manufactures a wide variety of power and signal M12 connectors including variants designed specifically for the food and beverage industry. …

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The evolution of connectors

Connectors are needed in almost everything. But with the need for things to be smaller, lighter and faster, connectors need to follow this trend, too. CIE editor, Amy Wallington, talks to Peter Dent, managing director of LEMO, about the changes in interconnection and specifically within the military, aerospace and defence …

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Electroustic: Find the best connector for the job

Connectors come in all shapes and sizes depending on environment and application. There are literally thousands of options, sometimes for the same job. Inevitably, this can cause a lot of confusion. To make sure you find the best product for every job, there are a few questions you might want to ask yourself before making a purchase. 

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EXTreme Guardian Power Connector System

Molex has announced the addition of 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 circuit harness connector components to its EXTreme Guardian Power Connector system. The new components include non-overmoulded latching cable ...

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