Tag Archives: Cable Assembly
Mill-Max

Mill-Max Introduces Low Profile Solder Cup Headers

I know that I have said in the past that some new products could be game changers, but Mill-Max’s new Low-Profile Solder Cup Headers are the real deal! These Solder Cup Headers replace the need for soldering wires directly to the PCB or bulky connectors redundant! According to Mill-Max, “low profile solder cup header delivering […]

2017 A Year In Review!

This year has seen the continued march for miniaturisation and the desire to reduce the footprint of new product designs. One of the biggest challenges in Cable Assembly is balancing connectors that are small with their ability to handle the electrical requirements of the signals they carry. In particular Molex’s PicBlade connector series have become […]

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Two New Connectors From Bel Stewart

This Week I am introducing not one but two new connectors from innovators Bel Stewart how have developed a new range of RJ45 connectors for Cat 6 & Cat 6A Cables. For Larger OD Cables: The new large OD plugs are the latest addition to Stewart Connector’s extensive portfolio of modular plugs designed to support Gigabit […]

SFP Transceiver

A Quick Guide to SFP’s

For many people the world of mall form-factor pluggable transceiver’s, or SFP’s as they are more commonly known, can be baffling.  This simple guide will take you through the different types to help explain their differences and all you need to know. An SFP interface is widely used in computer networks and provides the devices […]

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A Blog High Temperature Connectors from ITT Cannon

If you have products that are working in extreme environments but struggle to find connectors that can withstand very high temperatures, then look no further…  Introducing ITT Cannon’s Ultra High-Temp Micro-MDM Connectors. The Ultra High Temp Micro-MDM series is qualification tested to withstand 230º C continuous operating temperature for 500 hours and meets the harsh […]

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A Blog On Expanded Beam Fibre Optics

Many of you may be familiar with traditional networking fibre optics but you may not be so familiar with Expanded Beam Technology. This week I want to introduce you to a powerful system originally designed for use in harsh environments but can easily be adopted for traditional networking and OEM Product design where copper based […]

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New M12 Push-Pull Connector Standard

Molex, Phoenix Contact, Murrelektronik, and Binder are driving the standardization of a non-proprietary push-pull connection system. M12 Connectors are traditionally screw connectors however the new standard paves the way for push-pull interlocks.  This is going to open up the M12 connector to many new markets such as products designed for harsh ambient environments. The interlock […]

Enviroflex

A Blog on HUBER+SUHNER’s Enviroflex Environmentally Friendly Cable

I’m always a passionate advocate for any innovation that reduces our impact on the environment so I am pleased to see major manufacturers leading the way in investing on new technology. HUBER+SUHNER say “High-temperature RG types contain PTFE and FEP. HUBER+SUHNER Enviroflex replaces these expensive, halogen-containing polymers with cross-linked PE and RADOX®. The temperature range […]