Electronic Products & Technology


April 29, 2016 by Stephen Law

German firms host US president at Hannover Fair

Representing the largest industrial trade show in the world, with more than 5000 exhibitors and 250,000 attendees from more than 70 countries, the Hannover Fair in Germany was visited by a couple of special guests this week – making three German-based…
April 26, 2016 by Stephen Law

Terminal block connectors come with 2 to 12 contacts

OMRON  XW4 2.54mm pitch terminal block connectors are available with 2-12 contacts. Both vertical and horizontal models are available. Device provides push-in terminals to easily complete connections, while push-in connection method allows repeated repairs. Devices provide hold down structure for…
April 25, 2016 by Stephen Law

Straight, right angle male pcb pins plug into receptacles

MILL-MAX Straight and right angle male pcb pins complement firm’s existing 35XX and 37XX series. In addition to the .020” (0,51mm), .025” ( 0,63mm), .030” (0,76mm) and .040”(1,02mm) diameters available, these new pins now offer diameters of .060”(1,52mm) and .080”(2,03mm).…
April 16, 2016 by Stephen Law

Molex acquires Interconnect Systems

Acquisition strengthens Molex advanced high performance computing solution offering
April 12, 2016 by Stephen Law

Single pole spring type terminal blocks suit compact, low profile devices

METZ CONNECT Series SM99 and SR99 single pole spring type terminal blocks provide a spring mechanism and aimed at compact and low profile devices. Available in SMT and THR designs, devices utilize a simple push-in technique for wire insertion and a large finger-operated…
April 11, 2016 by Stephen Law

Solderless connectors speed repair of custom patch cords

CAL TEST ELECTRONICS Family of solder-assembly 4mm safety banana plug and jack solderless connectors provide a fast, easy way to build or repair custom patch cords in the field, office or lab. Designed to provide protection for both technician and…
April 9, 2016 by Stephen Law

Push pull connectors suit medical, critical applications

ITT CANNON PL Series of high-performance, plastic push pull interconnects for medical and industrial applications provides a quick connect-and-disconnect capability for cable-to-cable and cable-to-board applications. Its lightweight, sterilizable and easy grip design makes the device well suited to the rigors…
March 30, 2016 by Stephen Law

Stainless steel cable gland resists micro-organisms, bacteria

LAPPSkintop INOX stainless steel cable gland with special design features prevent micro-organisms and bacteria from sticking to the surface. Product has an IP68/69K rating and withstands high pressure and high temperature wash downs. Product has a smooth surface, with no…
March 29, 2016 by Stephen Law

Single fiber optic connectivity solution is smaller, smarter

FISCHER FIBEROPTIC FO1 FiberOptic single fiber optic connector is a miniature, lightweight, rugged connectivity solution that is easy to use and improves performance in harsh environments. Device is available either in pre-configured reels or integrated into custom assemblies meeting growing…
March 22, 2016 by Stephen Law

X Tronics to represent Schaltbau in Canada

X Tronics Inc., Concord ON, has been appointed the manufacturers’ representatives in Canada for Schaltbau North America, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Schaltbau GmbH, a leader in contactors, snap-action switches, connectors and electrical systems for railway and industrial applications. Based in…
March 14, 2016 by Stephen Law

Nano-pitch I/O 80-circuit interconnect system delivers high port density

MOLEX Nano-Pitch I/O 80-Circuit Interconnect System delivers high port density (number of high-speed differential lanes) and speed (25Gbps per lane) in a very small package. A multi-protocol pinout concept enables compatibility with all known SAS, SATA and PCIe protocols and…
March 12, 2016 by Stephen Law

Harting appoints director of tech development

Harting Technology Group based out of Germany is looking to the U.S. as the driving force behind digitalization and Industry 4.0. The firm has developed technology partnerships with several institutions and organizations in North America including the Industry Internet Consortium…