Electronic Products & Technology


November 24, 2015 by Stephen Law

Heat shrink tubing available in wide range of styles

AMPHENOL INDUSTRIAL Amphe-HST heat shrink tubing for the electronics market is RoHS-compliant and widely used in low-voltage applications and medium-voltage transmission and distribution, as well as insulation protection. Product comes in a variety of styles including thin wall tubing that protects all types…
November 17, 2015 by Stephen Law

Cage nuts improve strength-to-weight ratio, mounting flexibility

ORION FANS OCN Series snap-in cage nuts simplify the process of mounting equipment into square or round holed 19-inch racks. The heavy duty, black zinc-plated cage nuts allow for a better strength-to-weight ratio than threaded holes, and provide the flexibility…
November 17, 2015 by Stephen Law

Uniform retention force ensures secure assembly in pcb retainers

ELMA SureLock series of card retainers provides uniform retention force across the entire length of the device to ensure printed circuit boards (pcbs) are held securely in place. Now available in more length and profile options, product family of multi-segment, extruded…
November 15, 2015 by Stephen Law

Wire-to-board connector system maximizes power, reliability

ERNI MaxiBridge compact, wire-to-board connector family now includes a dual row version. The 10-pin or 20-pin devices provide a current carrying capacity of up to 12A per contact on a 2.54mm grid for heavy-duty and space-saving connections. Available in vertical…
November 13, 2015 by Stephen Law

Matrix Technology delivers value-add to interconnect materials distribution

It’s amazing what a change of scenery will do. Just ask Simon Bennington, president of Matrix Technology Ltd., a premier Canadian electronic materials distributor to industry leading OEMs in the aerospace, electronics, medical, instrumentation, energy, defense, security, telecommunications and transportation…
October 30, 2015 by Stephen Law

Management change in the Harting Technology Group

Philip Harting succeeds his father as Chairman of the Board
October 30, 2015 by Stephen Law

Compact connectors are environmentally sealed

ANDERSON POWER Mini PL SPEC Pak series of compact, environmentally sealed connectors are touch safe on both sides and provide a latching shell. Devices provide power handling capabilities up to 23 amps and 600 volts ac-dc per pole, allowing more…
October 27, 2015 by Stephen Law

Coaxial assemblies withstand extreme conditions

SAN-TRON SRX family of low-PIM solutions includes high-performance adapters, connectors (including new 4.1/9.5 mini-DINs) and cable assemblies. They feature intermodulation performance as low as -168 dBc with an eSeries 7/16 connector terminated on flexible-141 cable. Typical performance across the lineup…
October 21, 2015 by Stephen Law

Heavy-duty connector line available in metal

PHOENIX CONTACT Heavycon EVO heavy-duty connector line is now available in metal, including gland options for EMC applications. With its patented, innovative bayonet locking glands, devices provide the same inventory cost-reducing advantage as firm’s plastic units. Products meet high shielding…
October 20, 2015 by Stephen Law

Cat 7 cable connector extends data cables

METZ CONNECT P/N 130863-01-E IP67 rated cable connector connects and extends data cables up to Cat 7A data speed. Device achieves its IP67 rating due to its heat shrink tubing. Product complies with Class E to ISO/IEC 11801 Ed.2.2:2011-06 in…
October 19, 2015 by Stephen Law

Aerospace cables meet demands for high-speed data transmission

GORE Aerospace Cables high-speed data cables deliver improved signal integrity for high-speed data transmission up to 10 gigabits over longer distances. Products support standard protocols such as Ethernet Cat5e and Cat6a, USB 3.1, HDMI 2.0, and more. Constructed with engineered…
October 16, 2015 by David Cianciolo, Director of Engineering, Fischer Connectors

Trends in rugged connectors: What’s new for 2016?

Building things smaller, lighter and smarter has been driving engineers for the better part of this century. It started with consumer technology almost as soon as the PC was invented, and moved a little slower into the industrial sphere where…