igus ice-chain keeps equipment moving in freezing temperatures
Jan15

igus ice-chain keeps equipment moving in freezing temperatures

In order to prevent cable management systems seizing up during wintery conditions, igus has developed a new energy chain, called ice-chain. With injection-moulded raised contact points, the chance of freezing to the running surface is significantly reduced along with theassociated cost of downtime and maintenance. Inclined lifts are used in a variety of places to carry people or goods over mountainous terrains. Regardless of use,...

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Interview with Ashish Chaturvedy, Marketing Manager at Ducab
Jan02

Interview with Ashish Chaturvedy, Marketing Manager at Ducab

Ducab has been a major manufacturer of cables in the GCC for many years; how do you remain competitive in the region? While the GCC is indeed our home market, today Ducab works with customers around the globe. From India to Australia, Africa, the Middle East, and North America, we are setting a new standard in our field. We are the first choice for many prestigious clients and contractors due in large part to our record of quality and...

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TE Connectivity adds to M12 range with connectors for PCBs and panels
Jan10

TE Connectivity adds to M12 range with connectors for PCBs and panels

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, is extending its M12 connector portfolio. The latest connectors, with eight and twelve pin positions for direct mounting onto PCBs and panels, complement field-installable connectors and cable assembly solutions. The new connectors, which are UL certified and have an IP67 rating (indicating that they are dust-tight and water-proof down to a depth of at least one meter),...

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TE Connectivity introduces SOLARLOK PV Edge junction box to improve installation and efficiency of glass-to-glass photovoltaic panels
Jan09

TE Connectivity introduces SOLARLOK PV Edge junction box to improve installation and efficiency of glass-to-glass photovoltaic panels

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, announces the new SOLARLOK PV Edge decentralized junction box that can be attached to glass-to-glass photovoltaic panels without drilling holes. The new junction box aims to reduce installation costs, raise energy outputs from the panels and improve reliability. Glass-to-glass photovoltaic cells continue to increase in efficiency, fall in price, and grow in popularity....

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Sterlite Tech establishes Specialty Products Experience Lab for structured cabling solutions
Dec31

Sterlite Tech establishes Specialty Products Experience Lab for structured cabling solutions

Sterlite Tech, a global data network solutions company, has established a Specialty Products Experience Lab (SPEL) in Silvassa, India, to focus on end-to-end connectivity architecture solutions for global telcos, ISPs, cloud companies and data centres. The new SPEL lab is the latest addition to Sterlite Tech’s other innovation and research centres. The Company is home to India’s only Centre of Excellence for photonics and glass...

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New pluggable terminal blocks from TE Connectivity offer greater flexibility and installation efficiency
Dec10

New pluggable terminal blocks from TE Connectivity offer greater flexibility and installation efficiency

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has launched the new SNK pluggable terminal blocks series, which helps industrial equipment manufacturers reduce installation efforts and optimize inventory levels. Mounting and testing time is reduced by connecting subassemblies with pluggable terminal blocks and harnesses. The pluggable terminal blocks enable customized on-site configuration and eliminate the need to...

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Roxtec UK reports record year as turnover grows above £6million
Dec10

Roxtec UK reports record year as turnover grows above £6million

Manchester-based safety seal manufacturer Roxtec UK is reporting a record financial year with turnover surpassing £6million for the first time. Following three successive years of stable turnover running at £4.8million UK sales rose by 26pc in the 2017/18 financial year hitting £6.1million. Roxtec UK is the British subsidiary of the £173million turnover Swedish headquartered Roxtec Group. Roxtec UK managing director Clive Sharp, who...

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TPC Wire & Cable Corp. acquires Canadian-based specialty supplier Milrail, Inc.
Dec07

TPC Wire & Cable Corp. acquires Canadian-based specialty supplier Milrail, Inc.

TPC Wire & Cable Corp. (TPC) has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Milrail, Inc. located in Point-Claire, Quebec to strengthen its position as a high-performance supplier of wire and cable solutions. Milrail is a North American specialty supplier of wire, cable, interconnect devices and grounding systems to the Rail, Transit and Military markets. In making the announcement, TPC President & CEO Jeff Crane...

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TE Connectivity expands AMPMODU connector system portfolio for automation and control
Dec03

TE Connectivity expands AMPMODU connector system portfolio for automation and control

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, continues to expand its AMPMODU system, the signal standard that provides design flexibility and high reliability in automation and control applications. The AMPMODU system includes board-to-board (BtB), wire-to-board (WtB) and wire-to-wire (WtW) connectors. The large variety of small, high-quality components make this interconnect system highly suitable for a wide...

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Ellis gets to grips with product lifespan
Nov30

Ellis gets to grips with product lifespan

Cable cleat innovator, Ellis has once again demonstrated why it is the global market leader by investing £15k in new in-house testing technology that it says removes a major barrier to entry into a number of new industries. The North Yorkshire manufacturer, which exports to over 40 countries, has purchased a QUV accelerated weathering tester machine that enables it to accurately predict the lifespan of all of its products; meaning...

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New M25 cable gland in hygienic design by icotek
Nov30

New M25 cable gland in hygienic design by icotek

The round-type KEL-DPZ entry plates have an integrated metric thread from M25 to M63. icotek expands its range with the metric standard size M25. The new size M25 allows easy and fast cable entry. Cables of 4 x Ø 3.2 – 5.2 mm or 1 x Ø 3.2 – 6.5 mm and 2 x Ø 3.2 – 5.2 mm can be made. Cables or pneumatic hoses without plugs are quickly and safely routed into control cabinets, panels or machines and be sealed with...

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TE Connectivity demonstrated versatility of Intercontec connectors at SPS IPC Drives 2018
Nov29

TE Connectivity demonstrated versatility of Intercontec connectors at SPS IPC Drives 2018

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, demonstrated how easy it is to connect power, signal and data cables with its Intercontec connectors at SPS IPC Drives 2018 in Nuremberg between November 27-29. Because these plug-and-play connectors are based on a modular architecture, they can be used in a wide variety of combinations. “This product series gives our customers a whole range of innovative motor...

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Latest infrastructure solutions for tomorrow’s industry at SPS IPC Drives 2018
Nov26

Latest infrastructure solutions for tomorrow’s industry at SPS IPC Drives 2018

Alongside a full range of solutions for smart applications, the company will also debut its SENCITY® Omni-S MIMO antenna Leading international manufacturer of components and system solutions for optical and electrical connectivity, HUBER+SUHNER, will be presenting its latest infrastructure innovations for digital transformation at SPS IPC Drives, 27-29 November, Nuremberg. Under the motto “today, tomorrow, connect”, HUBER+SUHNER will...

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Leoni makes savings in production possible for first time thanks to intelligent cables for robots and drag chains
Nov26

Leoni makes savings in production possible for first time thanks to intelligent cables for robots and drag chains

Leoni, a global provider of energy and data management solutions in the automotive sector and other industries, will present intelligent solutions for robot dresspacks and drag chains for the first time at the SPS IPC Drives trade fair from 27 to 29 November in Hall 2, Booth 230. They make it possible to avoid unplanned plant downtime and thereby to reduce maintenance costs, thus making the production more efficient. Dresspack systems...

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At SPS IPC Drives 2018, TE Connectivity shows how NFC chip integration in cable connectors can power Industry 4.0
Nov27

At SPS IPC Drives 2018, TE Connectivity shows how NFC chip integration in cable connectors can power Industry 4.0

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, will demonstrate the power of near field communications (NFC) technology in industrial connector applications at SPS IPC Drives 2018 in Nuremberg Nov. 27-29. NFC chips embedded in connectors on display on TE Booth 440 in Hall 10.0 will show visitors how to pick up important information from the connectors on smartphones (if it is NFC enabled) to on dedicated web pages....

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Ready-to-connect readychain from igus reduces assembly times of machining centres
Nov21

Ready-to-connect readychain from igus reduces assembly times of machining centres

Taiwanese tool manufacturer Hartford uses fully-assembled energy chain systems from igus in its robotic machining centres. This cuts out many process steps for the manufacturer, reducing assembly time from several weeks to just half a day. Another benefit for Hartford is that when it orders readychain from igus, it is from a single source and delivered onsite fully tested. In hardly any other industry are throughput times as important...

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TE Connectivity launches new ENTRELEC DBL distribution block range
Nov19

TE Connectivity launches new ENTRELEC DBL distribution block range

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, introduces the DBL distribution blocks with an exclusive compact and modular design allowing easy installation combined with a great flexibility of use. The newly launched DBL distribution blocks improve installation efficiency and provide three configurations in one single product: Single pole splitter: split of power main circuit input into several outputs Multiple...

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Siemon introduces TERA Category 8.2 copper cabling system
Nov19

Siemon introduces TERA Category 8.2 copper cabling system

Siemon, a leading global network infrastructure specialist, has announced the launch of its end-to-end TERA® Category 8.2 copper cabling system, delivering transmission performance up to 2 GHz to support emerging high-speed 25 and 40 Gigabit (25/40GBASE-T) applications in data centre switch-to-server applications. Siemon’s TERA Category 8.2 system includes cable, patch cords, connectors and pre-terminated cable assemblies. The system...

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igus e-spool guides cables effortlessly in complex kinetic sculpture
Nov16

igus e-spool guides cables effortlessly in complex kinetic sculpture

A highly complex control, audio and power cable management system, at a height of four metres – these were the challenges for a new work of art. The solution: e-spool from igus ensures reliable cable feed in a confined space even under the toughest of time pressures. It was quick to install, and easy to maintain and operate. A kinetic sculpture consisting of 168 metal spheres, each of which can be positioned individually, hangs...

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HUBER+SUHNER to showcase latest innovations in connectivity and RF energy at electronica 2018
Nov12

HUBER+SUHNER to showcase latest innovations in connectivity and RF energy at electronica 2018

Alongside the recently launched CT assemblies, the company will demonstrate its future-proof solutions for automotive, energy and semi-conductor testing applications Leading manufacturer in electrical and optical connectivity solutions, HUBER+SUHNER is set to present a new era for critical connectivity at electronica 2018, Messe München, November 13–16. Designed for phase critical applications requiring ultimate precision and...

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