New servo cables for Europe and North America
Oct18

New servo cables for Europe and North America

An important feature of servo cables is their low-capacitance and low-attenuation design as this enables them to bridge long distances without any loss of power. The two new cables are exemplary in this regard and they will be presented by LAPP at the SPS IPC Drives 2017 trade fair in Nuremberg in hall 2, stand 310. ÖLFLEX® SERVO 7TCE: The servo cable is suitable for servo drives from many leading manufacturers and has UL TC-ER and...

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Live demonstrations by igus at this year’s Manufacturing Management show
Oct16

Live demonstrations by igus at this year’s Manufacturing Management show

Motion plastics specialist, igus, will be displaying a variety of components and solutions for automation and robotics at the upcoming Manufacturing Management Show on stand G14, at Ricoh Arena, Coventry. Product experts will be on hand, demonstrating effective automation solutions for a vast range of applications. Additionally, attendees can observe an exciting demonstration of the robolink D system. The system is made up of...

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Cable leader offers design support
Oct17

Cable leader offers design support

Specialist supplier AEI Cables has added a further service to its portfolio to more closely collaborate with building designers. The electrical software provided through Amtech means designers can adapt their specifications more easily for each specific project. Stuart Dover, commercial manager at AEI Cables, said: “We wanted to further understand the needs of the building designer, and to that end we’ve committed to more...

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Fluke Networks Opens LinkWare Live™ Platform to Developers, Introduces LinkWare Live Affiliate Program
Oct16

Fluke Networks Opens LinkWare Live™ Platform to Developers, Introduces LinkWare Live Affiliate Program

Fluke Networks introduced the LinkWare Live Affiliates program, inviting companies and developers to create services and products integrated with the LinkWare Live cloud platform that will benefit and better serve contractors and cabling installers. Fluke Networks LinkWare Live is the industry leading cable certification project management platform, used by the professionals who install and maintain the infrastructure of today’s...

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SPS IPC Drives 2017: TE Connectivity highlights productivity and efficiency gains
Oct11

SPS IPC Drives 2017: TE Connectivity highlights productivity and efficiency gains

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, will introduce a number of key innovations at SPS IPC Drives 2017, which takes place November 28-30 in Nuremberg, Germany. SPS provides an excellent opportunity for TE to demonstrate how its highly engineered solutions can enable industrial data driven applications to accelerate performance. “Our solutions make it possible to connect data, signal and power interfaces...

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HUBER+SUHNER to highlight latest developments in RF energy technology at SmarterWorld RF Energy Summit
Oct11

HUBER+SUHNER to highlight latest developments in RF energy technology at SmarterWorld RF Energy Summit

HUBER+SUHNER, leading international manufacturer of components and systems for optical and electrical connectivity, is set to highlight the latest developments in RF energy technology at the SmarterWorldRF Energy Summit, taking place October 17 in Erding, Germany. At the Summit, attendees will learn about the latest developments of solid state RF energy technology, which promises to change the landscape of many commercial applications...

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New Products From Teknor Apex Enable Compliance With Tough New EU Fire Standards For Wire and Cable
Oct10

New Products From Teknor Apex Enable Compliance With Tough New EU Fire Standards For Wire and Cable

Now that the European Union’s new Construction Products Regulation (CPR) has gone into effect, Teknor Apex Company is prepared to provide wire and cable manufacturers with low smoke halogen-free flame-retardant (LS HFFR) compounds which enable cables to comply with CPR for fire performance. Teknor Apex will highlight its Halguard® LS HFFR candidate compounds for compliance with CPR at IWCS 2017 (Booth 213). CPR affects products for...

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Nexans Sets a New World Record to Strengthen Norway’s Power Grid
Oct09

Nexans Sets a New World Record to Strengthen Norway’s Power Grid

While the Nordic countries are among the most advanced in terms of clean electricity generation, their consumption of energy per capita is also among the highest in the world due to cold climate and a sparse population distribution. To meet growing electricity demand and accompany increased energy production, BKK Nett AS, one of Norway’s largest power companies, decided to install the Kollsnes-Mongstad power line to strengthen the...

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SONGWON commissions second production line for thermoplastic urethanes
Oct10

SONGWON commissions second production line for thermoplastic urethanes

As part of its global expansion strategy, SONGWON has commissioned a second thermoplastic urethane (TPU) production line, to become operational in the fourth quarter of 2017. The company’s plant in Suwon, South Korea will be extended to increase TPU production capacity from 7,000 to 12,000 metric tons a year. With more than 35 years’ business and manufacturing experience in the field of urethanes, SONGWON is a market leader in South...

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L-com Launches New USB 3.0 High-Flex Cable Assemblies
Oct09

L-com Launches New USB 3.0 High-Flex Cable Assemblies

L-com Global Connectivity, a preferred manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, announced today that it has introduced a new series of high-flex USB 3.0 cable assemblies for use with PC peripheral interconnects, data acquisition, test and measurement and portable data storage applications. These new USB 3.0 high-flex cables are rated for 10,000 flex cycles, making them ideal for applications where standard USB 3.0...

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USB 3.0 ECF-Style Panel Mount USB Adapter Cables
Oct09

USB 3.0 ECF-Style Panel Mount USB Adapter Cables

L-com Global Connectivity, a preferred manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, announced today that it has introduced a new series of USB 3.0, ECF-style, panel mount, USB adapter cables for use with data storage, data acquisition, and test and measurement applications. These new adapters allow USB 3.0 connections to be passed through panels or enclosures by utilizing L-com’s unique ECF flange design. These new...

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New connector housings provide protection against immersion in water
Oct09

New connector housings provide protection against immersion in water

HARTING has expanded its Han® M range of industrial connector housings with a new series of bulkhead hoods with significantly increased resistance to external influences including dust, dirt and liquids.  The new bulkhead housings meet the requirements of IEC 60529 in protecting interior parts against strong water spray (IP66 degree of protection) and against temporary immersion in water to a depth of one metre (IP67 degree of...

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NEW Flat Cables for a Round World Video
Oct04

NEW Flat Cables for a Round World Video

Cicoil, the leading manufacturer of high performance Flat Cables, is pleased to announce its newest video: “Flat Cables for a Round World”.  This Informational tutorial illustrates the multiple advantages of using Cicoil’s EZ-Flexx flat design concept in place of multiple round cables.  View the broadcast here: https://www.cicoil.com/videos. For years, Cicoil only offered a standard flat profile cable design, which limited its use in...

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Cable leader puts on showcase
Oct04

Cable leader puts on showcase

AEI Cables offers entire range of speciality cables for clean energy sectors Leading supplier AEI Cables showcased its market-leading products to the offshore oil & gas, and renewable energy sectors, at recent international trade events. Based in Birtley, near Gateshead, AEI Cables attended Offshore Europe in Aberdeen, and the HUSUM Wind event near Hamburg in Germany, flagship trade shows for their sectors. Key personnel from AEI...

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Leoni officially opens its second plant in Ukraine
Oct02

Leoni officially opens its second plant in Ukraine

Leoni, the leading European provider of cables and cable systems to the automotive sector and other industries, has officially opened its second wiring systems production in Ukraine today. The new plant in Kolomyia city in Western Ukraine is not only a sign of the company’s growth, but also a major foreign investment in Ukraine’s economy. Moreover, the German-based company considers the expansion of its capacities and the...

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Corning Celebrates its 1 Billionth Kilometer of Optical Fiber
Oct02

Corning Celebrates its 1 Billionth Kilometer of Optical Fiber

Corning Incorporated has announced a significant milestone – delivering its 1 billionth kilometer of optical fiber. The company celebrated with an event at its optical fiber manufacturing facility in Wilmington, North Carolina, the world’s first optical fiber manufacturing facility, which today remains one of the world’s largest. Corning invented the first low-loss optical fiber in 1970, which helped launch the age of optical...

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The United Nations of Ellis
Oct02

The United Nations of Ellis

Distributors from 20 different countries descended on the North Yorkshire village of Rillington this week for cable cleat manufacturer, Ellis’ triennial Distributor Conference. The company, which exports its world renowned electrical safety products around the world, welcomed guests from Australia, Oman, Brazil, Kazakhstan, South Africa, Canada, Japan, Singapore, UAE, Turkey, Finland, Saudi Arabia, USA, Belgium, Norway, Denmark, the...

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Siemon launches LightStack 8 ultra high-density plug and play fibre system
Oct02

Siemon launches LightStack 8 ultra high-density plug and play fibre system

Siemon, a leading global network infrastructure specialist, has expanded its line of LightHouse™ advanced fibre cabling solutions with LightStack® 8. This new ultra high-density plug and play system offers efficient and cost-effective support of current and future 8-fibre applications. LightStack 8 provides an easy and efficient migration path to 40 and 100 Gb/s speeds in data centre switch-to-switch backbone links to enable faster...

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Sliding frame connector incorporates test position for use with motor control centres
Sep27

Sliding frame connector incorporates test position for use with motor control centres

HARTING’s new Han-Modular® Sliding Frame is a docking connector designed for use with motor control centres that incorporates a test position in addition to the normal mated and unmated positions. Up to now, docking connectors have only featured the “plugged in” and “not plugged in” states. The Han-Modular® Sliding Frame now allows three different plug-in states using to achieve a mechanically simple solution to ensure easy and safe...

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Nexans’ Subsea Cable to Bring a Boost in Bandwidth to the Malaysian Peninsula
Sep27

Nexans’ Subsea Cable to Bring a Boost in Bandwidth to the Malaysian Peninsula

In the always-on hyper-connected world it is easy to forget how heavily the world economy depends on submarine cables. Estimates show that 99 percent of all intercontinental trade and a major volume of international web traffic are carried via subsea connections. Yet the ever-growing demand for internet services is placing major bandwidth pressure on existing subsea infrastructure. In the framework of SEAX-1, one of the most...

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