Interconnection

Smiths Interconnect celebrates significant contract win with Boeing

Smiths Interconnect was recently awarded a contract by Boeing to design, manufacture and supply bespoke connectors for use aboard NASA’s Orion spacecraft and Lunar Gateway. Smiths Interconnect’s docking umbilical connectors will be used to transfer power, signal and communications to different modules on the space station. “These connectors have to …

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TTI Europe awarded best 2019 EMEA distributor for absolute growth by Smiths Interconnect

TTI, Inc., a specialist distributor of electronic components has won an award from Smiths Interconnect, a leading provider of technically differentiated electronic components, subsystems and microwave and radio frequency products, for the best performing distributor in 2019 for absolute growth. This is the third year in a row that Smiths …

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Some positives among the COVID-19 gloom cannot disguise a hugely challenging year ahead for the UK connector industry

It has taken just a little under three months to turn what had the real potential to be a positive 2020 for the UK electronics industry into one that has shaken every business to the core. The shutdown in China, for example, has had a significant effect on the supply …

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M12 cable connectors with plastic threaded ring

binder, known globally as one of the leading manufacturers of industrial circular connectors, expands its 763 Series of molded M12 cable connectors with plastic threaded rings for screw connection. The robustness of the plastic threaded rings distinguishes them as a cost-effective alternative to stainless-steel threaded rings. Besides their high resistance …

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4- and 6- way snap-in circular connector distributors

binder has increased the applications for its popular snap-in 720 Series of miniature circular connectors with the launch of 4- and 6- way distributors. These will prove a welcome addition for those designers and installers who need to connect several devices from a single supply line. Applications will include installations …

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Durable Industrial Board-to-Board Connectors from Harwin Tested to 3Gbits/s Operation

Harwin has confirmed that its Archer Kontrol 1.27mm pitch board-to-board connectors support data rates of up to 3Gbits/s. Compatible with Ethernet speeds up to 2.94Gbits/s, these connectors are optimised for modern industrial infrastructure. Targeting the industrial drives and controls market, the Archer Kontrol series is also proving highly effective in …

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Space saving connector system meets MIL-DTL-83513

Lane Electronics has made available a miniature connector system designed for use in harsh environments where a key requirement is to save space. This makes the Nicomatic EMM series ideal for use in motorsport applications in areas throughout the vehicle platform including floorpan harnessing and removable body sections. Featuring a …

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Harwin Adds Right Angle Termination to 1.25mm Pitch Connectors

Enabling substantial space savings for cable-to-board applications Due to popular demand, Harwin has extended its award-winning Gecko-SL (Screw-Lok) product range to include horizontal male connectors. The successful Gecko range has gained many fans amongst engineers, giving them a more compact, lightweight alternative to conventional Micro-D connectors. Specifying the male throughboard …

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2019 ended well for the UK connector industry, says ITSA

The European electronics market had what many have described as a “difficult” 2019 with only single digit growth, while the UK market fared marginally better. One of the many sectors that make up the UK marketplace, the connector industry, saw modest growth by the end of the year after a …

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Cogiscan and BasiCAE corporation announce strategic partnership

Cogiscan Inc., the Track, Trace and Control (TTC) and connectivity solutions provider for the electronics manufacturing industry, is pleased to announce a new partnership with BasiCAE Technology. With this new partnership, BasiCAE will broaden its manufacturing software solutions offering. BasiCAE sells traditional shop control systems and offers software customisation services …

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