Plugs, cables & interconnects

Cable demand will persist

23 December, 2008

Applied Market Information's multiclient study quantifies consumption of insulation and jacketing polymers in the whole EU-27+3 European cables industry by country, by applications and by polymer.

Cable agreement

22 December, 2008

Richardson Electronics has agreed with Radiall to promote and distribute 'Service +', an automated program for ordering, manufacturing and delivering RF cable assemblies.

Waterproof connectors for industrial use

08 December, 2008 | Supplied by: Altronic Distributors Pty Ltd

Altronic Distributors has added the M12 to its stock lines of quality LTW waterproof connectors.

Connector market still buoyant

28 November, 2008

The global value of connector factory shipments to the telecom/datacom market will top US$7 billion in 2008 by the end of this year and is expected to approach $10 billion in 2012, representing a five-year compound average annual growth rate of 8.6%, according to Bishop & Associates.

Connector review

24 November, 2008

Bishop & Associates has released a 218-page, five-chapter report providing an overview of the Chinese connector market.

Hermetically sealed bi-lobe connectors

10 November, 2008 | Supplied by:

Hermetic connectors are suitable for high-pressure applications that require low leakage rates such as optics, cryogenics, petroleum, space and UAV systems. The connectors are available in weld-able or solder-able bulkhead mounts with 9–65 positions.

Agent appointed

10 October, 2008

Connector~Tech has been appointed the Australian agent for hermetic products from HCC Industries.

Connector forecast

03 September, 2008

Bishop & Associates updates the connector industry forecast twice a year. The report forecasts connector sales by geographical region and end-use market sectors.

Push-pull connectors

10 August, 2008 | Supplied by:

ODU puts everything in one push-pull connector. Devices are getting smaller and smaller, and so the room available for connectors in or on these devices is becoming more and more limited. In such cases, it is often necessary to combine individual connectors into one — for example, fluids, electricity and signals.

Demand boosts cable production

04 August, 2008

WL Gore & Associates has doubled its manufacturing capacity for flat cables to keep pace with demand for cables capable of reducing particles and outgassing in semiconductor manufacturing steps such as lithography, ion implantation and inspection.

30 W universal adapter

01 August, 2008 | Supplied by: Braemac Pty Ltd

Phihong has developed a 30 W universal 2-wire input adapter for medical equipment.

Erni D-sub power connectors

01 August, 2008 | Supplied by: ERNTEC Pty Ltd

Erni has available a range of D-sub connectors with precision stamped high-current contacts to meet the needs of SMT, through-hole reflow and press fit applications.

PoE adapter

01 August, 2008 | Supplied by: Braemac Pty Ltd

Phihong has introduced a 33.6 W single-port Power-over-Ethernet adapter that meets power specifications released in draft 3.0 of the IEEE 802.3at that was approved for ballot at the end of March.

Fibre replaces substation copper

31 July, 2008

GE Digital Energy says its Multilin HardFiber System eliminates the need for thousands of copper wires in a substation and replaces them with a few fibre-optic cables.

Cabling information portal opens

30 July, 2008

Tyco Electronics’ networking division AMP Netconnect has launched a website configured as an information-driven portal where visitors can find technical details.

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