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Introducing Molex ValuSeal™

This week I want to tell you all about the new Molex ValuSeal™ it’s pretty new so I’m quite excited to see how it does out in the industry. In short the ValuSeal™ is a IP65 a rated connector system with positive latching and integrated environmental seals.  It is set to compete directly with other […]

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A Blog on the history of electrical wire.

This week is the 170’th birthday of Thomas Edison inventor and all-round scientific superstar. But where would he be without the humble electrical wire? Often overlooked but without the vital important role that insulated electrical wire played in the development of electrical devices the modern electrical / electronic revolution would have never been able to […]

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Introducing the ix Industrial Ethernet Connector!

New products are launched all the time, some last the test of time others fall by the wayside as is the way with many new innovations in the fast paced world of electronics. The concept was first announced back in August 2016 with very little detail about how the connector system would look but now we […]

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A Blog on Wire Crimping Terminology

For many of us in the manufacturing business there are many terms and acronyms we have to get our head around and this week I am going to introduce you to the terminology around wire crimping. Many of the following terms will be familiar to you however; do you really know what they mean and […]

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The Dangers of Running Data & Power Cables in parallel

Unshielded Cables Ethernet cable performance capabilities have been enhanced by increasing the number of twists per inch in the cable, differentiating this number between each pair as well as through using improved insulation materials. These changes reduced the amount of crosstalk between conductors allowing operation at higher frequencies, reaching a maximum frequency of 250 MHz […]