TE Connectivity high-voltage roofline components to power Bombardier Transportation’s Aventra trains
Sep17

TE Connectivity high-voltage roofline components to power Bombardier Transportation’s Aventra trains

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, announced its delivery of transformer downleads and pantograph cables to Bombardier Transportation for East Anglia’s fleet of trains. The equipment will be installed on 22 ten-car and 89 five-car units that Greater Anglia has ordered as part of its largest ever investment in trains for its network in the U.K. TE is supplying one transformer downlead cable and a...

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HARTING launches M12 Magnetics: a robust transformer in a connector
Sep10

HARTING launches M12 Magnetics: a robust transformer in a connector

The new M12 Magnetics from HARTING is an industrial connector which combines a robust transformer and an RJ45 Ethernet socket in an IP65/67 protected unit containing all the necessary components that would otherwise have take up extra space on the circuit board – and all in the same size socket as before. Integral transformers in IP20 protected RJ45 sockets have been in industrial use for some time, but the HARTING M12 Magnetics...

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HUBER+SUHNER to launch world’s safest LC fiber-optic connector for FTTH access
Sep07

HUBER+SUHNER to launch world’s safest LC fiber-optic connector for FTTH access

Global innovator in optical and electrical connectivity, HUBER+SUHNER is set to launch its world-first in LC fiber connectors – the COVERINO LC – at ECOC 2018, 24-26 September in Rome. Created to enable safe optical connectivity, a matching adaptor is available in addition to the COVERINO LC connector to offer full mechanical, dust and laser protection, ensuring complete protection for any user. Providing optimal handling for...

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Amphenol Socapex presents latest member to high-speed connector family
Sep05

Amphenol Socapex presents latest member to high-speed connector family

Amphenol Socapex presents its latest member to the high-speed connector family, a Cat.6A, 10 Gb/s Ethernet solution packed into a MIL-DTL-38999 Series III derived shell: The TVµCom-10Gb+. The µCom series is a new range of Ethernet connectors designed to meet the requirements of the latest military industry trends: miniaturisation, very high-speed and robustness for use in harsh environments. The TVµCom-10Gb+ is the new version derived...

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HUBER+SUHNER double-digit growth and increased profitability in first half-year
Aug21

HUBER+SUHNER double-digit growth and increased profitability in first half-year

Broad-based organic growth both geographically and by market segment – EBIT margin in the upper half of the medium-term target range Key figures in CHF million H1 2018 H1 2017 Change in % Group Order intake 516.8 425.1 21.6 Net sales 474.0 410.7 15.4 EBIT 44.3 32.8 35.1 in % of net sales 9.4 8.0 Net income 31.6 23.9 32.2 in % of net sales 6.7 5.8 Free operating cashflow 21.5 8.9 Radio Frequency technology segment Order intake 143.7...

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From 5G to MLUH HV – Interview with HUBER+SUHNER
Aug13

From 5G to MLUH HV – Interview with HUBER+SUHNER

Cable Technology News recently arranged an interview with Miroslaw Mrozik – Head of product management of fibre connectivity outdoor at HUBER+SUHNER, titled: From 5G to MLUHV.

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Educated by Ellis
Aug20

Educated by Ellis

An innovative CPD course developed by the world’s leading cable cleat manufacturer, Ellis has helped educate close to two thousand engineering professionals from around the world as to the necessity for, and correct specification of cable cleats. Cable cleats: a device for short circuit protection is a UK accredited, Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course that has been adapted for international use and is offered both...

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RS Components introduces ISOBUS series of connectors
Aug15

RS Components introduces ISOBUS series of connectors

RS Components, the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc, a global multi-channel distributor, has announced availability of a new series of ISOBUS circular connectors manufactured by Amphenol, one of the world’s leading makers of connectivity components for industrial engineering applications. The key application area for the ISOBUS series of cable connector sockets is in agricultural and forestry vehicles, as the series offers a...

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Innovative connectors for rail
Aug15

Innovative connectors for rail

HARTING supplies appropriate interfaces for a multitude of applications in the railway sector. The company offers innovative designs for the connection of drives as well as for cross-carriage power, signal and data transmission – e.g. to power and supply passenger information and train monitoring systems. Han® connectors, which were actually developed for industrial machinery and plant construction, have turned out to be...

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Prysmian signs agreement with Chinese contractor Talesun/Shanghai Electric
Aug07

Prysmian signs agreement with Chinese contractor Talesun/Shanghai Electric

Prysmian Group, the worldwide leader in the energy and telecom cable systems leader, has signed an agreement with the Chinese contractor Talesun (acting on behalf of Shanghai Electric, main contractor for the project) for the supply of cables, accessories, monitoring systems and services and project supervision (Key Operations Management) for the Cauchari Solar Park in Argentina. The project consists in a 315 MW photovoltaic plant,...

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Split brush plate for cable pass-through
Aug07

Split brush plate for cable pass-through

With the KEL-BES-S 32, icotek offers an additional new size of its split brush plates for routing cables. The KEL-BES-S 32 is suitable for round holes with a diameter of 32 mm. The cable pass-through is snapped directly into the cut-out or screwed with a locknut, which is included in the shipment. The divisibility of the system allows for subsequent assembly. Here, the frame is installed around the wires. It is not necessary to...

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HARTING’s high-temperature connectors can stand the heat
Aug07

HARTING’s high-temperature connectors can stand the heat

Manufacturers are now investigating how they can best apply Industry 4.0 digitalisation processes to existing production plant environments in order to improve productivity levels and reduce costs. A direct consequence of this approach includes implementing a more modular approach to production platforms.  This can involve either the application of new modular machines into a production line or the retrofitting of existing installed...

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TE Connectivity completes its acquisition of ABB’s ENTRELEC terminal block business
Aug01

TE Connectivity completes its acquisition of ABB’s ENTRELEC terminal block business

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, and ABB, a world pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, announce that TE has closed its previously announced acquisition of ABB’s ENTRELEC® terminal block business. “We are combining two portfolios that will be more competitive under TE’s ownership,” said Tarak Mehta, president of ABB’s...

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Heilind Electronics Now Stocking Amphenol Industrial 97 Series 5015 Style Connectors
Jul31

Heilind Electronics Now Stocking Amphenol Industrial 97 Series 5015 Style Connectors

Heilind Electronics, a leading global distributor of electronic components and authorized distributor for Amphenol Industrial, has expanded its selection of industrial interconnects with the manufacturer’s 97 Series 5015 style connectors. Amphenol’s 97 Series general duty standard cylindrical connectors serve as a lower cost, commercial equivalent to MIL-DTL-5015 connectors. This extremely versatile and rugged connector family...

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Foremost introduces latest Binder M12 Circular Connectors
Jul31

Foremost introduces latest Binder M12 Circular Connectors

Foremost Electronics, the Essex based specialist distributor of electromechanical components, announces the availability two new M12 connectors from market leading Binder, a leader in industrial circular connectors for factory sensor and actuator applications. The new panel mounted Series 763 male M12 connector is an A-coded square flange male connector and is uniquely positionable and lockable which makes the installation of cables a...

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New M12 cable assemblies from TE Connectivity enable rapid implementation of high-speed data networks
Jul16

New M12 cable assemblies from TE Connectivity enable rapid implementation of high-speed data networks

TE Connectivity, a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has extended its modular twisted pair cable assembly offering with new M12 cable assemblies. Conforming to EN45545 HL3 with fire and smoke characteristics, TE’s M12 cable assemblies are suitable for public transportation and other heavy industrial applications. Their rugged design enables them to withstand the vibrations experienced in trains and other demanding...

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Han Gigabit Module Cat. 7A improves the security of data transmission
Jul16

Han Gigabit Module Cat. 7A improves the security of data transmission

HARTING has designed the Han® Gigabit Module for the industry’s most demanding transmission category Cat. 7A, which is suitable for 10Gbit Ethernet. The module allows transmission at an operating frequency of up to 1000 MHz. As a result, signal integrity has significantly improved, while immunity to interference has increased compared to the standard Cat. 6A. Cat. 7A cables consist of four individually shielded pairs of wires...

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Roxtec secures safety seal order with Britain’s £200m polar ship
Jul10

Roxtec secures safety seal order with Britain’s £200m polar ship

International manufacturer Roxtec is helping protect Britain’s new £200m polar research vessel – RRS Sir David Attenborough – after supplying a range of specialist safety seals. The new build ship is being funded by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) built by Cammell Laird in Birkenhead and run by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS). It will operate in extreme conditions in both Antarctica and the Arctic, enduring up...

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M12 Slim Design with HARAX® Quick Connect; click and done!
Jul05

M12 Slim Design with HARAX® Quick Connect; click and done!

Following the trend of miniaturisation, HARTING is expanding its M12 family in the field of slim design connectors with HARAX® insulation displacement Quick Connect connectors – the slim, field-installable solution for automation technology. This allows fast and uncomplicated cabling on site. The new A and D-coded, 4-pole M12 Slim Design connectors with HARAX® Quick Connect are the perfect solution within the field of automation...

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The alternative to conventional EMC cable glands
Jul05

The alternative to conventional EMC cable glands

Based on its cable entry frames, icotek now offers frames with EMC shielding. The frames for cable entry are highly conductive and metallized. They are entirely factory painted with a scratch resistant coat. The corresponding cable grommets EMC-KT from the manufacturer are made of conductive elastomer. Screen as well as field-related disturbances are derived directly via the grommet and the frame. Between the EMC-KEL and the metal...

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