Electronic Products & Technology


April 9, 2020 by Stephen Law

Rugged flat flex cable to pcb interconnect offers design versatility

NICOMATIC Complete system of flat-flex cable to pcb interconnect is based around firm’s patented CrimpFlex system, which complies with rigorous electrical and mechanical requirements. Contacts ensure improved mechanical retention and electrical contact by piercing the flat-flex cable conductor in 6…
November 15, 2019 by Stephen Law

87V MAX digital multimeter delivers ruggedness

FLUKE 87V MAX True-rms Digital Multimeter is designed to work reliably in harsh industrial environments so technicians can take accurate measurements safely regardless of conditions. Unit has an IP67 rating making it fully waterproof and dustproof and has been tested…
August 13, 2019 by Stephen Law

10Gb/s USB type-C connector is rugged

BULGIN 4000 Series C-Type USB 3.0 rugged connector combines field-proven reliability with data transfer speeds of up to 10Gb/s. Device supports USB 3.1 Gen 2, and is also backwards compatible with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 devices. USB Type-C connector…
April 5, 2019 by Stephen Law

Rugged backplane connector support speeds of 25+Gb/s in harsh applications

TE CONNECTIVITY MULTIGIG RT 3 rugged backplane connectors support speeds of 25+Gb/s and able to withstand many extreme military and space environments. Devices employ quad-redundant contacts — time-tested in the MULTIGIG RT 2-R series — to meet rigorous VITA standards…
March 22, 2019 by Stephen Law

Smart connector for harsh environments is programmable

BULGIN 400 Series smart connector allows easy pairing of devices and connectors, real-time connection status sensing and electronic device serialization. Device’s rugged, miniature design is impervious to the harshest possible environmental conditions such as temperature extremes, exposure to dirt, water…
March 10, 2019 by Stephen Law

Rugged connectors boost levels of design flexibility

TE CONNECTIVITY HDSCS connector series provides solutions for applications where sealed, rugged connections are needed. Devices are made of heavy-duty UL 94-V0-rated thermoplastic and withstand the harsh conditions of the truck, bus, agricultural, mining and construction industries. Devices utilize firm’s…
October 16, 2018 by Jean-Marie Buchilly, new product development manager, Fischer Connectors

Rugged connectors and the power of high-speed communication protocols

No one has to tell an engineer that modern equipment demands high-speed data transfer. However, making sure those high speeds are maintained continues to challenge the best of us. It makes sense that engineers look closely at all components, including…
June 12, 2018 by Stephen Law

Connectors with anodized surface treatment provide quick ID in harsh environments

HEILIND ELECTRONICS Lemo M Series ratchet coupling connectors with anodized surface treatment are lightweight, compact and high-density. The anodized colors aid in identifying connections and remain visible even after extensive use in extreme environments. Device is also IP68-compliant, vibration-resistant and…
May 30, 2018 by Stephen Law

Rugged dc link film capacitors endure harsh conditions

TDK CORP B3277*H series range of EPCOS film capacitors for dc link applications provides types for particularly harsh environmental conditions. The robustness has been verified in a temperature, humidity, bias (THB) test at 60°C, 95% relative humidity and the rated…
April 4, 2018 by Stephen Law

Slim connectors deliver flexibility for rail industry

HARTING EasyCon Han HPR 22 Slim connector for harsh environments can accommodate up to four 250A contacts, yet its flat profile is suitable for height-restricted spaces like the underside of a rail car and its ultra-slim profile leaves room in…
July 18, 2017 by Stephen Law

Wearable connectivity technology is fully cleanable

FISCHER  LP360 rugged connector is low profile, allowing for easy integration into clothing and 360° mating to optimize cable management. By eliminating the key code, device can be mated, routed and plugged in any direction, ensuring that the cable can…
June 2, 2017 by Stephen Law

Rugged mini PCs withstand wide temperature range

STEALTH.com models LPC-815 & LPC-835 wide temperature range Mini PCs are rugged, fanless computers that provide an extended operating temperature range and are designed for a variety of demanding environments and applications. Units operate in temperature ranges of -25 to…