Electrical Wire & Cable & Connectors

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Ultra-Thin Electrical Connectors suit mobile devices.

April 16, 2015

With mated height of 0.28 mm, LPM Series Low Profile Mobile Connectors are specifically designed for flex-to-board connections in mobile applications such as tablets, laptops, smart phones, fitness trackers, and virtual reality glasses. PCBeam™ technology combines high-speed signals and power connections within same connector. Available in 19 configurations with pin counts from 12–84 positions, connectors are used in applications up to 28 Gbps at greater than 5 A. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Cable Tray Fittings target confined area applications.

April 15, 2015

Offered in left or right configurations, T&B® Cable Tray Helix™ Fittings ease transitions between horizontal and vertical cable tray runs, especially in confined areas and near walls. Units come in aluminum, pre-galvanized steel, and stainless steel in 12 and 24 in. widths with 6 in. side rails. Available pre-assembled, fittings enable installers to secure and organize cable runs without needing to position cable tray assembly to make room for transitional fittings. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Terminal Test Tools facilitate diagnoses with TOM format.

April 14, 2015

COMPRION terminal test tools allow automated processing of results in TOM (Testing, Organization and Management Database) format, which ensures all tests to be executed are based on latest standards. In addition to providing accurate overview of current project status of all connected labs, solution automatically transfers test results to TOM database to collect all necessary test reports and provide them for subsequent certification. Functionality minimizes postprocessing time and errors. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Micro-D Connectors reduce size, weight in miniature electronics.

April 13, 2015

Combining two functions into one plug-in contact system, Micro-D connectors features power contacts that handle size 20 to 24 AWG wire and suit 7 A plus, as well as signal contacts that can handle up to 3 A. Micro-D shells offer standard format and achieve rugged miniaturization. Shell size is adjustable to pin count, and board termination formats include right-angle and straight thru-hole mounting. Connector shells can be jack-screw mating style or Latching Micro-D style. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Video over IP Cores/Designs address emerging IP-based networks.

April 10, 2015

Targeting broadcast and pro A/V markets, SMPTE ST 2022-1,2 and SMPTE ST 2022-5.6 IP cores and reference designs enable any-media-over-any-network transport capabilities. Cores encapsulate multiple compressed JPEG 2000 or MPEG transport streams or uncompressed SDI streams onto 1 and 10 Gb Ethernet IP networks and offer optional Forward Error Correction (FEC). Solutions enable distribution of video sync signals over IP networks and generate clocks and timestamps for remote video sources. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

High-Temperature Headers and Jumpers foster design flexibility.

April 7, 2015

Offered in single- and dual-row versions, 0.100 in. pitch contact spacing male headers and jumpers support continuous operation to 150°C, 200°C, and 250°C. Headers come in straight, right angle, and SMT configurations, and current rating is 3 A per contact. Provided with 1–36 contacts per row and 10–30 µin. of overall gold plating, products feature PA9T, PPS, or PEEK insulator materials and beryllium copper, phosphor bronze, spinodal, or beryllium nickel alloy contacts materials. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

BNC Bulkhead Adapter meets weatherproof requirements.

April 3, 2015

Incorporating glass bead that hermetically seals connector to withstand 100 psi leak test, Model Z-1142 may be used in IP67 or IP68 applications in mated and unmated condition. All interface dimensions are designed to IAW MIL-C-39012 specifications and overall dimensions to UG-492D/U specification. Manufactured with silver-plated brass body and gold-plated center contacts, adapter features 50 Ω impedance and is rated at DC to 4 GHz with low reflection. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Waterproof Connectors protect cables even when disconnected.

April 1, 2015

Preventing ingress of moisture into connecting cable or equipment, Pisces waterproof connectors meet IP68 requirements even when unmated. Connector and cable termination options are suitable for coaxial/triaxial/twinaxial waterproof connector groups, while available SMA, TNC, and N Type cable plug options support connection to such cables as LMR, RG, semi-rigid, and semi-flexible types. These products suit applications in which connectors may have to be disconnected while in service. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Heavy-Duty 5-Outlet Extension Cord has explosionproof design.

April 1, 2015

Resistant to oil, chemicals, and abrasion, 100 ft long EPECX-5X-100 extends reach of explosionproof equipment in hazardous locations by providing power where power receptacles are not in close proximity to work space. There are 5 explosionproof, twist lock receptacles constructed of non-sparking aluminum on one end for connecting equipment, and 20 A explosionproof plug on other end ensures safe and secure connection to power receptacles. Cord can be customized to work on 120 Vac or 250 Vac.
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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Connector Sets suit explosion proof applications.

March 30, 2015

Available in series of five size 3 A sets, each comprised of hood, housing, and high pin count insert, Han® Ex Industrial Connectors are used exclusively in intrinsically safe circuits of categories ia, ib, and ic of explosion protection method Ex i. Units are suitable for Zones 0, 1, and 2 for gas and Zones 20, 21, and 22 for dust. Offered with 4, 7, 8, or 12 contacts, connectors come in 3 variants with crimp termination and 2 with proprietary Han-Quick Lock® termination technology. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Industrial Connectors make distribution lines pluggable.

March 30, 2015

Available with Han-Yellock® as well as other Han® series connectors, Bridge Block makes multiplication in connector possible. Bridging function replaces terminal blocks in switching cabinet and is installed in connector quickly with low demands on space. Bridge block is offered in 3 sizes of Han-Modular® inserts with up to 15 Han E® contacts. Compatible with HanModular® hinged frames, Han-Yellock® bridge block can be applied in all hinged frame applications from size 10B and up. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Low-Profile, High Density Interposers provide design flexibility.

March 27, 2015

Used as interposers or integrated into connector housings, Z-Ray™ 0.80 mm pitch, one-piece compression contact arrays offer 28+ Gbps performance. ZA8 Series, available with choice of dual compression contacts or single compression with solder balls, has up to 400 total BeCu micro-formed contacts and features 25 g normal force with .008 in. contact deflection. Available in customizable shapes and patterns, products are optimized for density, X/Y/Z axis flexibility, and cycle life.
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Mounting & Attaching Products, Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Wire-to-Board Connector connects multiple coax cables in one step.

March 24, 2015

Reducing vehicle roof antenna installation time, GT36 Series provides one-step connection of multiple coaxial cables to PCB. Internal solution specifically enables attachment of 4 coaxial lines to automotive antennas, including shark fin antennas, and features rugged positive lock structure that offers lock strength of 98 N. RoHS- and ELV-compliant product has rated voltage of 50 Vac, rated current of 1 A, contact resistance of 50 mΩ max, and insulation resistance of 100 MΩ min at 500 Vdc.
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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

Turnkey Field Kit helps ensure repeatable terminations.

March 23, 2015

Designed for professional installer, EZ-RJPRO™ Termination Pod provides everything needed for consistent, repeatable terminations. Assortment of tools and connectors is suitable when working with Cat5e, Cat6, and Cat3 as well. Components include: EZ-RJPRO HD Crimp Tool, Cat5e/6 Cable Jacket Stripper, Electrician’s Scissors, 100 EZ-RJ45® Cat5e connectors, 100 EZ-RJ45® Cat6 connectors, and 50 EZ-RJ12/11 connectors. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Class II Power Entry Module suits in-residence medical equipment.

March 20, 2015

Designed according to IEC 60320-1, style C18, SCHURTER DC12 Class II is suited for use in medical equipment according to IEC standard 60601-11. Unit provides double insulation between energized components and exposed parts as tested with 4,000 Vdc between energized conductor and neutral conductor relative to filter case. DC12 line switch is available in 1- or 2-pole variants and comes with EMC filter in medical and low leakage, M5, versions. Current ratings range from 1–10 A @ 250 Vac. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Motor Connection Cables have PVC jacketing, XLPE insulation.

March 20, 2015

Offered in 16 AWG to 500 kcmil sizes, TOPFLEX-EMV-UV-3 PLUS 2XSLCYK-J is constructed using 3 conductor plus 3 symmetrical ground configuration. Using 3 conductor plus full-size ground structure, TOPFLEX-EMV-UV-2XSLCYK-J comes in 16 AWG to 350 kcmil sizes. Both models offer conductor temperature resistance of 90°C, which maximizes current load rating. OD aids installation in tight spaces due to cable's max bending radius, and double-shielded cables are jacketed using PVC compound. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Keystone-Compatible CAT 6A K Jack suits high-speed applications.

March 20, 2015

Intended for use with screened or fully shielded Ethernet cable, EDAT Modul CAT 6A K jack is fully shielded and uses IDC technology to facilitate field termination. No special tools are required to terminate 2-piece design, which features color-coded terminals for loading according to TIA568 A or B wiring schemes. Compliant with ISO/IEC 11801, fully certified CAT 6A component consists of modular Cat 6A/RJ45 termination unit and supports up to 500 MHz link and 10 GbE (IEEE 802.3an). Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

AFCI Receptacle helps prevent electrical fires.

March 18, 2015

Available in 15 and 20 A models, Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter Receptacle protects against electrical fires by detecting arc faults and de-energizing circuit. Ground terminal back-wire speeds installation, while auto-ground clip assures positive ground to metal box. Featuring thermoplastic construction, receptacle is impact- and tamper-resistant with automatic shutter system that prevents children from inserting objects. Unit takes #14-10 AWG stranded or solid, copper, or copperclad conductors. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Rugged 75 Ohm Test Cables operate up to 3 GHz.

March 18, 2015

Able to withstand test lab use and applications in 75 Ω communications systems, 75 Ω test cables come in type-N male to type-N male and type-N male to type-F male configurations. F connectors perform up to 3 GHz, which enhances applicability, and are threaded to ensure accurate and secure connection to DUT as well as analyzer. These 75 Ω, flexible, armored test cables, capable of 100,000 bends min, exhibit insertion loss of <0.5 dB @ 3 GHz and typ return loss of 28 dB. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Heavy-Duty Connectors withstand harsh environments.

March 13, 2015

Designed for harsh industrial applications where connections are required for power, Molex GWconnect® Series is suitable for use with high-voltage AC and DC systems. Multipole connectors are principally comprised of die-cast aluminum alloy or self-extinguishing thermoplastic, and are UL94 compliant. Offering variety of connection options, series is available with silver, gold, or tinned plating. Enclosures are suitable for standard, harsh, and EMC environments. Read More