igus highlights the potential applications of high-performance polymers in forklifts
May22

igus highlights the potential applications of high-performance polymers in forklifts

To avoid machine downtime, it is important to use robust and long-lasting machine elements. Here, self-lubricating and maintenance-free high-performance plastics from igus show their advantages. Using industrial forklifts as an example, the areas where motion plastics from igus can be used are highlighted. Defects that require emergency repair of the forklift may cause unnecessary expenditure as it cannot be used during maintenance,”...

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ODU-USA Demonstrates Excellence in Threaded Connector Technology
May21

ODU-USA Demonstrates Excellence in Threaded Connector Technology

ODU, a worldwide leader in designing and manufacturing high-performance connector solutions and cable assemblies is announcing its Advanced Threaded Connector Technology Portfolio for military applications. ODU offers a wide variety of robust technologies for harsh environment applications. The Advanced ODU Threaded Connector Technologies provide a reliable connectivity solution for all military applications that require an additional...

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Heilind Grows HARTING Line with Han-Modular Connector System
May21

Heilind Grows HARTING Line with Han-Modular Connector System

Heilind Electronics, a leading distributor of electronic components, announces it has strengthened its HARTING line of connector and cabling solutions, network components and RFID systems with the HARTING Han-Modular series of connectors. The Han-Modular is designed for combining different transmission media — power, signal and data — into one connector. The multifaceted system of inserts, contacts, hoods and housings, frames and...

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I/O connectors with integrated surge protection
May18

I/O connectors with integrated surge protection

saving space and cost for electrical control cabinet builders Modern highly automated production plants rely on industrial connectors for the supply of energy, the communication of data and, above all else, the reliable and efficient transmission of signals from measuring, control and regulation technology. Here, transmission quality depends on the performance of both the key interconnection devices for inputs and outputs in the...

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TE Connectivity celebrates 7 billion PLASTI-GRIP terminals and splices
May15

TE Connectivity celebrates 7 billion PLASTI-GRIP terminals and splices

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, is proud to announce the seven billionth (7,000,000,000,000) shipment of PLASTI-GRIP terminals since the inception of the company. TE can trace its experience in the development of solderless terminals and crimp technology back to 1948, when Uncas A. Whitaker, the founder of AMP (Aero-Marine Products) invented PLASTI-GRIP – one of the first ever insulated solderless...

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TE Connectivity champions safety with new HDC connector inserts that meet latest railway flame retardance specifications
May15

TE Connectivity champions safety with new HDC connector inserts that meet latest railway flame retardance specifications

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has introduced a new range of inserts for heavy duty connectors that comply with the EN45545 European standard on flame retardancy for materials and products in railway rolling stock. The modular inserts provide customers with a high level of flexibility when configuring railway connector systems. They can be configured to hold anywhere from 1 to 216 pins and enable...

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HUBER+SUHNER drives E-Mobility solutions forward at EV Tech Expo 2018
May09

HUBER+SUHNER drives E-Mobility solutions forward at EV Tech Expo 2018

It will showcase its state-of-the-art ultra-fast RADOX® HPC High Power Charging system alongside its antenna solution for autonomous driving Pfäffikon, 9 May. HUBER+SUHNER, leading manufacturer of components and systems for optical and electrical connectivity, will present its quality power solutions to combat the demand for fast charging systems in the most harsh and demanding environments at the Electric & Hybrid Technology...

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MilesTek’s New USB 2.0 Cables Combine LSZH Jackets with Latching Connectors
May09

MilesTek’s New USB 2.0 Cables Combine LSZH Jackets with Latching Connectors

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 USB 2.0 cables that combine latching USB connectors with low-smoke, zero-halogen cable jackets. The new cable assemblies are ideal for military/aerospace applications where vibration is an issue, because unlike standard USB connectors which rely on a friction fit, the...

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HUBER+SUHNER showcase full solutions offering for critical communications at CIDEX 2018
May02

HUBER+SUHNER showcase full solutions offering for critical communications at CIDEX 2018

Leading international manufacturer of components and systems for optical and electrical connectivity, HUBER+SUHNER will be showcasing its ground-breaking solutions for critical communications and defense at the China International Defense Electronics Exhibition (CIDEX), in Beijing, May 7-9. With defense communications a common issue across the world and with operators vying to produce a fail-safe infrastructure, CIDEX will see...

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LAPP launches new brand identity at Hanover Trade Fair
Apr23

LAPP launches new brand identity at Hanover Trade Fair

One company, one name – worldwide LAPP, the expert in connection technology, is developing its brand. By using the name LAPP – in capital letters and with no additions – the family company is underlining its international alignment and positioning as a leading supplier of connection solutions. In future, national subsidiaries and departments will all operate under the name LAPP with no additions. The message is clear...

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Greater Manchester manufacturer Roxtec supplies Scotland’s largest offshore windfarm
Apr25

Greater Manchester manufacturer Roxtec supplies Scotland’s largest offshore windfarm

Greater Manchester manufacturer Roxtec has supplied a package of specialist cable sealing solutions to Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm. Roxtec UK marine and offshore director John Kayes said the firm delivered fireproof and watertight seals to secure high voltage cables on substations within the Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL). The £2.6billion energy project is located in the Outer Moray Firth, around 13km from the...

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Heilind Electronics Now Stocking TE Connectivity’s CDFP Connector and Cage Assemblies
Apr25

Heilind Electronics Now Stocking TE Connectivity’s CDFP Connector and Cage Assemblies

Heilind Electronics, a leading global distributor of electronic components and authorized distributor for TE Connectivity (TE), a global leader in connectivity and sensors, has announced the addition of CDFP connectors and cage assemblies to their inventory. With 16 channels of up to 28 Gbps data rates for 400 Gbps total bandwidth, TE’s CDFP connector and cage assembly enables one of the highest port and bandwidth densities of any...

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Simpler, Thanks to Reduced Complexity
Apr25

Simpler, Thanks to Reduced Complexity

Less is more;  that is the philosophy behind Rittal’s new VX25 large enclosure system. The new range has helped to reduce complexity in enclosure systems significantly thanks to a consistent 25 mm pitch pattern and complete symmetry. The number of common parts has also been significantly increased, which means fewer components and therefore far less storage space.  Rittal is launching a new chapter in enclosure technology, with the...

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Heilind Electronics Now Stocking Molex’s ValuSeal IP65 Wire-to-Wire Connector System
Apr25

Heilind Electronics Now Stocking Molex’s ValuSeal IP65 Wire-to-Wire Connector System

Heilind Electronics, a leading global distributor of electronic components and Molex’s largest authorized distributor in the Americas, has expanded its selection of interconnect solutions with the company’s ValuSeal wire-to-wire connector system. ValuSeal connectors are designed to provide cost-effective, reliable and sealed performance — all within a one-piece housing design. The compact pitch also enhances design flexibility...

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Rittal to Launch Innovative New Enclosure Designed for Rail Industry at Infrarail 2018
Apr25

Rittal to Launch Innovative New Enclosure Designed for Rail Industry at Infrarail 2018

Rittal’s innovative new generation Location Case enclosure will be the main attraction on its Stand D11 at Infrarail 2018. Rittal is one of the world’s leading system suppliers for housing and enclosure technologies, combining a focus on energy conservation with efficient engineering. The company’s renowned infrastructure system offers five perfectly matched modules: rack, power, cooling, security, along with monitoring and...

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Excel Appoints New Director of Business Development
Apr25

Excel Appoints New Director of Business Development

Excel Networking Solutions – the copper and optical fibre cabling infrastructure provider – is expanding their Business Development team with the recent appointment of a Director of Business Development. Jason Holroyd, who was previously responsible for driving specifications of the Excel brand as a Midlands-based Business Development Manager (BDM) between 2009 and 2016, has now taken on the challenge of managing the team of BDMs...

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German President Steinmeier at Lapp
Apr20

German President Steinmeier at Lapp

VIP visitors at Lapp: Yesterday afternoon, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his wife Elke Büdenbender visited the Stuttgart-based family company to find out about the practicalities and challenges of professional apprenticeships. This was part of the week-long focus on professional education, which runs from 16 to 20 April, and has the couple as its patrons. During the week, they are visiting numerous locations throughout...

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Cimteq printing 3D, designed on CableBuilder at Wire Dusseldorf
Apr17

Cimteq printing 3D, designed on CableBuilder at Wire Dusseldorf

Cimteq is printing 3D prints at Wire Dusseldorf. This print took 10 minutes to design in CableBuilder, 20 minutes to get it ready for 3D printing, and 84 hours to print in 5 colours (200mm tall). Material cost, $12 USD. Visit us in Hall 11 D15 to see a live demo. Our vast experience of the cable industry spans many industry sectors. Depending on the sector in which your company operates, your requirements will have specific...

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TE Connectivity celebrates 75 years of PIDG terminals and splices
Apr16

TE Connectivity celebrates 75 years of PIDG terminals and splices

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, is celebrating 75 years of production of its PIDG (Pre-Insulated Diamond Grip) terminals and splices. TE’s predecessor company AMP began making PIDG products in 1943, when company founder, Uncas A. Whitaker, invented a breakthrough insulation support sleeve that offered better terminal performance under high stress. PIDG became the terminal of choice for aerospace...

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Ellis innovation secures Waterloo train deal
Apr13

Ellis innovation secures Waterloo train deal

Cable cleats designed and developed in North Yorkshire in response to a maintenance problem that was causing Network Rail health and safety issues, have been installed for the very first time in the Wessex Rail Alliance’s Waterloo and Southwest upgrade project. The Ellis No Bolts cleat, from cable cleat innovator, Ellis, is an all polymeric stackable product that is the first ever cable cleat to be granted PADS approval by Network...

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