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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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 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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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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How Cimteq’s CableBuilder improves your CPR Compliance
Sep25

How Cimteq’s CableBuilder improves your CPR Compliance

On 1st July 2017, the EU Construction Products Regulation (CPR) came into force. All cables supplied to the construction industry have a mandatory requirement to apply the new extended CE marking to their products. The regulation provides a common language to assess the performance of construction products to fire. It ensures that reliable information is available to professionals, public authorities, and consumers, so they can...

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Greater design flexibility for PCB Connectors through new TE Connectivity M8/M12 Panel Mount connector system
Sep25

Greater design flexibility for PCB Connectors through new TE Connectivity M8/M12 Panel Mount connector system

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has further extended its range of M8/M12 connectors by introducing an M8/M12 panel mount connector system for machine industrial automation and control applications. With its extensive portfolio, TE’s M8/M12 connectors help to create design flexibility for printed circuit boards (PCBs). Suitable for use in harsh industrial applications, these new competitive,...

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Leoni makes onboard data network of the service module for the Orion space capsule fit for 10 Gbit/s
Sep25

Leoni makes onboard data network of the service module for the Orion space capsule fit for 10 Gbit/s

On the ESM for NASA’s Orion space capsule, Airbus has now, for the first time, deployed a ground harness with an SFP+ connector that links the space probe with test equipment for trials on the ground. With the ESCC (European Space Components Coordination) approval required for space flight components and numerous copper solutions for broadband data transmission in computer centres, Leoni’s Business Unit Telecommunication Systems...

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Superior Essex and Legrand Bring Next-Generation Building Intelligence to BICSI Fall 2017
Sep25

Superior Essex and Legrand Bring Next-Generation Building Intelligence to BICSI Fall 2017

Join Superior Essex and Legrand, global leaders in cabling and connectivity solutions, at BICSI Fall Conference and Exhibition booth #531, where they will give attendees a glimpse at the next generation of building intelligence. Together, Superior Essex and Legrand will showcase recent advances in Power-over-Ethernet communications and structured cabling technologies that vastly expanded the scope and value of the Internet of Things...

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MilesTek Introduces Industrial M12 Cable Assemblies for use in Harsh Environments
Sep25

MilesTek Introduces Industrial M12 Cable Assemblies for use in Harsh Environments

MilesTek, a leading manufacturer and supplier of products designed to address military and avionics applications, announced today that it has released a new series of M12 cable assemblies to address harsh environment networking. The new cable assemblies feature high-flex, outdoor CMX-rated, double-shielded, FR-TPE cable and IP68 rated M12 connectors. They are designed to exceed category standards and ensure optimal network throughput...

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The top five Chinese producers to make a keynote address at CRU’s 3rd World Optical Fibre & Cable Conference in Wuhan
Sep20

The top five Chinese producers to make a keynote address at CRU’s 3rd World Optical Fibre & Cable Conference in Wuhan

CRU’s World Optical Fibre & Cable conference, which has experienced rapid growth since its successful launch in 2015, will be returning to the Optical Valley in Wuhan later in the year and will be hosted again by YOFC, one of the leading manufacturers in the optical communications industry. CRU is expecting over 700 attendees in November for what has now become firmly established as the world’s premier event for producers of...

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HARTING introduces Han® 34 HPR EasyCon connector for greater power density in rail vehicles
Sep18

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 that can accommodate four 650 A contacts alongside one another in a single interface. This more than doubles the connector’s...

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Renfe High-Speed Train TV Service Runs on Belden Switches
Sep18

Renfe High-Speed Train TV Service Runs on Belden Switches

Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, is supplying components for an updated multimedia network for Renfe’s high-speed trains, in a project led by Telefonica. Belden’s reputation, railway experience and proven technology combined to help win the contract. Belden is part of a team working on the award-nominated PlayRenfe project managed by Telefonica to enable ‘TV anywhere’ on...

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HUBER+SUHNER to highlight 5G momentum at ECOC 2017
Sep14

HUBER+SUHNER to highlight 5G momentum at ECOC 2017

Alongside the latest optical switch and WDM products from Polatis and Cube Optics, HUBER+SUHNER will also present the new E-2000TM fibre optic connector HUBER+SUHNER, leaders in components and systems for fibre and RF connectivity, will be showcasing its extensive range of infrastructure solutions for enabling 5G networks at this year’s European Conference on Optical Communications (ECOC) in Gothenburg, Sweden at Booth 277. Providing...

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Unique separator system from igus speeds up e-chain harnessing
Sep12

Unique separator system from igus speeds up e-chain harnessing

Developed to combine the advantages of the E2/000 and E4.1 in one product range, the E4.1L was developed specifically to save assembly time. In comparison with standard interior separation, the E4.1L ‘lean’ features interior clip in slotted separators that provide up to an 80 percent assembly time saving. The E4.1L system is the ideal energy chain for protecting and guiding moving cables and hoses on applications of all kinds, where...

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Lapp Group presents globally available system solutions at EMO 2017
Sep06

Lapp Group presents globally available system solutions at EMO 2017

For machine tool manufacturers, lean processes are a vital part of staying competitive on the international market. The Lapp Group, global market leader for integrated cabling and connectivity solutions, will show how the sector can make connection technology more efficient at EMO Hannover 2017, the world’s leading trade fair for metalworking (hall 25, stand E 35). The Stuttgart-Based company will present its ÖLFLEX® CONNECT range of...

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Heilind Electronics Introduces 3M’s Revolutionary 7700 Series Flat Ribbon Cable
Sep07

Heilind Electronics Introduces 3M’s Revolutionary 7700 Series Flat Ribbon Cable

Heilind Electronics, a leading global distributor of electronic components and authorized distributor for 3M, recently added the manufacturer’s new 7700 Series 0.025 inch round conductor flat ribbon cable to its growing inventory of interconnect and cabling products. The 7700 Series supports IDC (insulation displacement contact) termination and can be used in a wide range of controlled impedance LVDS (low voltage differential...

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