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January 23, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

EML to represent Icotek in Western Canada

Calgary-based manufacturers’ representative EML has reached an agreement to represent the patented Icotek Cable Entry System in Western Canada. Icotek’s cable entry system enables the user to enter, seal and provide strain relief for pre-terminated and standard cables. The key…
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January 1, 2014 by Fred Kozlof, general manager, Conec Corp.

Clarifying the misconceptions of filter connectors

Filter connectors are a misunderstood product for many components engineers today. The lack of understanding is the result of the fact, that filter connectors are seldom on the ‘what’s new’ headlines and because most engineers don’t think they need them…
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January 1, 2014 by Phoenix Contact

Push-in terminal blocks and modular machine design

Modular machine design is on the rise. Users are demanding more from products along the entire process chain right up to the last component. Mechanical engineers base their strategic design decisions on their customers’ production requirements. This trend is known…
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November 1, 2013 by Ed Garstkiewicz, market & applications manager for broadcast, medical and military, Harting Inc. of

Custom high-speed backplanes aid in making new products

Achieving ultra-fast data transfer rates, the equivalent in advanced electronics to supersonic travel, is a critical threshold for designing the next generation of sophisticated products like medical imaging systems or broadcast routers. Only a complex custom backplane that employs suitable…
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October 1, 2013 by David Cianciolo, director of engineering, Fischer Connectors Inc.

10 things to consider when selecting a connector

When it comes to reliable system operation, choosing the right connector is key. The right connector can make your system smaller, lighter and easier for the user to handle. It isn’t a place to take shortcuts, as the right connector…
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February 1, 2013 by Fred Kozlof, general manager, Conec Corp.

Clarifying the misconceptions of filter connectors

Filter connectors are a misunderstood product for many components engineers today. The lack of understanding is the result of the fact, that filter connectors are seldom on the ‘what’s new’ headlines and because most engineers don’t think they need them…
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January 1, 2013 by Riley Phipps, Value Plastics Inc., a Nordson Company

Plastic connectors benefit critical laboratory, industrial applications

Industrial and laboratory OEM designers are constantly being challenged to come up with more versatile, user-friendly, light weight and cost-effective product solutions for their equipment and instrumentation. An important component in this design process is the selection of tubing connectors…
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January 1, 2013 by Ila Pal, VP marketing, Ironwood Electronics Inc.

Socket technology simplifies functional testing

Introduction Today’s electronic packages have high clock speeds (multi GHz range), fine pin densities (below 0.4mm pitch) and high pin counts (over 1000). When these packages assembled onto a printed circuit board (pcb), they perform certain functions at certain speed.…