Electrical Wire & Cable & Connectors

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Pre-Insulated Connectors suit motor and generator applications.

March 3, 2015

Available as single catalog numbers or pre-configured kits for specific motor applications, reusable NIMBUS Motors enable installer to mix any class of copper/aluminum conductor without concern for expansion, contraction, and galvanic corrosion. Screw design improves vibration resistance, compresses conductor without damage, and eliminates need for ferrules. Kits simplify Megger testing for motors, and feature color-coded screw caps with embossed lettering to simplify motor hook-up. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

PCIe Gen3 Expansion Solution works with MicroTCA, other systems.

March 2, 2015

PCIe-compliant module, PCI123, routes x16 PCIe Gen 3 out of front panel ports. Utilizing SFF-8644 connectors, signals can be partitioned as single x16, dual x8, or quad x4 as required. Module supports aggregate raw data rate up to 128 Gbps and can be cabled to UTC006 MicroTCA Carrier Hub (MCH) for PCIe Expansion. Offering quad SFF-8644 ports for PCIe Gen3 expansion (x16, x8, or x4) and PCIe switch, MCH routes PCIe x16 to Rear Transition Module (RTM). Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Active Dual Fused Inlets offer 10 A rating.

February 27, 2015

Designed to comply with EN 60320-1 C14 specifications, Dual Fused Inlets accept 5 x 20 mm size fuses. Screw mount Series 719WA and snap in mount Series 723WA feature active fuses on both line and neutral. Series 723WA can be configured with 1.0 mm or 1.5 mm panel thickness, and entire line includes 4.8 mm quick-connect/solder wire terminations. Both 719WA and 723WA are cURus and TUV approved to 250 V/10 A. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Smart Relay System eliminates need for standalone controller.

February 26, 2015

PLC Logic system houses logic in module that plugs directly into block of 8 PLC Relays to create smart relay system. When connected to 8 relays, complete system measures 50 mm wide. Each electromechanical and solid-state relay channel can be configured as input or output, from 16–48 I/O points, with the use of expansion modules. Logic modules have 8 integrated digital inputs, 2 of which can be defined as analog inputs (0–10 V). Hot-swap capability facilitates relay replacement. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Universal Power Plug Adapters support 250 V.

February 25, 2015

CE and RoHS compliant, Universal Power Plug Adapters accept plugs from all countries except BS546 (Type M). Units support connections to power sockets from countries with following standards: AS 3112 for Australia, New Zealand, and China; BS 1363 for UK and Iraq; BS 546 for India and parts of Africa; BS546 for South Africa; CEI 23-50 for Italy and Uruguay; Europlug CEE 7/16 for Europe, Russia, and UAE; Schuko CEE 7/7 for Europe; SEV 1011 for Switzerland; and SI 32 for Israel and Palestine. Read More

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

External Power Adapter meets Level VI efficiency standards.

February 23, 2015

While meeting efficiency and no load input power requirements of US Department of Energy (DOE) Level VI standards, SWI12-SC (12 W) and SWI24-SC (24 W) series feature screw terminal connections that accommodate designs requiring flexibility beyond standard 5 ft DC cord. Output options include 12, 15, and 24 Vdc; no-load power consumption is <0.1 W; and universal input range is 90–264 Vac. These single-output US wall power adapters cover both UL 60950 and UL 1310 safety approvals. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Push-In Liquidtight Fittings simplify installation onto conduit.

February 18, 2015

Without requiring disassembly, Quick-Connect™ Liquidtight Fittings install onto liquidtight flexible metal conduit via 2-step process of pushing conduit into fitting and tightening gland nut. Push-in design, which accelerates installation, also helps protect electrical systems from liquid ingress, corrosion, and extreme temperatures. Captive sealing rings available from 3/8–1 in. in straight, 45° and 90° configurations. Installation method also helps reduce dropped/lost/damaged components. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

All-Dry Fiber Microcable improves safety and productivity.

February 17, 2015

While improving safety and productivity, MiDia® Dry FX microcable helps reduce fiber cable installation expense. Fibers emerge from buffer tubes ready for fusion splicing or optical testing, eliminating need for cleaning products. Available in 3 constructions containing up to 144 fibers, product comes with bend-insensitive AllWave® + fiber. Entirely dry cable technology replaces gel-based filling and flooding compounds traditionally used to prevent spread of water in outside plant cables. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Packaging Equipment, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Peelable Heat Shrink aids medical catheter manufacturing.

February 17, 2015

Enabling medical catheter manufacturers method to increase yield, safety, and efficiency while reducing scrap, Class VI-approved FluoroPEELZ™ facilitates and accelerates removal of recovered heat shrink from outer shaft by requiring one linear tear. Optical clarity lets operators visually inspect construction during reflow process, and product produces smooth, void-free exterior finish once removed. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Flexible Conduit and Fittings feature liquid-tight design.

February 13, 2015

For crush and corrosion resistance, Heyco-Flex VI Liquid Tight Electrical Conduit features PVC-jacketed, continuously interlocked hot dipped zinc galvanized steel core. It is approved for both exposed and concealed locations, direct burial and in concrete. Heyco-Flex VI Liquid Tight Conduit Fittings, made of nickel-plated brass, come in straight-through and 90° sweep styles with NPT hubs. Corrosion-resistant fittings have insulated throat to prevent wire damage during installation. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Latching DC Connectors prevent critical power loss.

February 13, 2015

Secured by push and turn locking mechanism, DC Plugs and Sockets are available with diameters of 2.1 or 2.5 mm and rated for 2 A at 16 Vdc. Plugs may be connected to cables by customers or supplied as ready wired 2 m over-molded plug cables with free ends suitable for external power supply OEMs. Featuring normally closed contact operated by inserting plug, PCB mountable sockets have insulation resistance of 100 mΩ minimum at 500 Vdc and dielectric withstand voltage of 500 Vac for 1 min. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Lead Acid Battery Controller features DIN-Rail mount design.

February 12, 2015

Featuring redundant inputs for two independent sources, modular TSP BCMU360 Series provides management system with which to charge and monitor external lead-acid battery. These 360 W, shockproof and vibration proof units, intended for uninterruptible 24 and 48 Vdc bus voltage, operate from -25 to +70°C and incorporate battery protection system for over-voltage, deep discharge, short circuit, and reverse connection. Other features include alarm signals, remote on/off, and metal casing. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Heavy-Duty Explosionproof Extension Cord features 3 receptacles.

February 11, 2015

Providing secure connection, EPECX-3X-100 extends reach of explosionproof equipment in hazardous locations where power receptacles are not in close proximity to work space. This 100 ft long cord has 3 explosionproof twist lock receptacles, constructed of non-sparking aluminum, on one end and 20 A explosionproof plug on other end. While cord is resistant to oil, chemicals, and abrasion, receptacles have deep recessed contacts for protection against arcing. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Single Fiber Splicer features active V-groove mechanism. .

February 9, 2015

Featuring moveable V-groove mechanism for active alignment and consistent splicing results, Model 21S is developed for FTTX, data center, LAN, and access network applications. Typical splice time is 9 seconds and tube-heating time is 30 seconds. Measuring 120 x 189 x 71.3 mm, splicer has 4.7 in. TFT color LCD monitor and built-in battery, which enables 200 cycles. Other features include accurate splice loss estimation and real-time arc calibration functions. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Structured Cabling System supports migration paths up to 40 G.

February 6, 2015

Supporting shielded applications from Category 8 to 5e and UTP applications from Category 6A to 5e from one unified connectivity platform, Atlas-X1™ seamlessly supports network migration to 40GBASE-T. Solution meets draft 2.0E of TIA-568-C.2-1 Category 8 proposed standard and exceeds Category 5e, 6, and 6A UTP and shielded ANSI/TIA-568-C.2 standards. System includes pre-production Category 8 cable from Berk-Tek and supports 30 m channel. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Material Handling & Storage

Rugged 20 mm Coin Cell Holder allows automatic insertion.

February 5, 2015

Supplied as Part No. 1058 in bulk or Part No. 1058TR on tape and reel, Auto-In 20 mm Coin Cell Holder enables automatic insertion of 2032 and 2025 Lithium coin cells. Device securely retains cells under shock and vibration in high-density, SMT applications where battery must be automatically inserted via vacuum or mechanical pick-and-place device. Each holder is polarized and features dual-spring, gold-plated phosphor bronze contacts in glass-filled LCP UL 94V-0 base. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Hybrid Servo Cables meet HIPERFACE DSL® standards.

February 5, 2015

Made with polypropylene insulation, OLFLEX® SERVO FD 7DSL features polyurethane jacket for use in cable tracks, while OLFLEX® SERVO 7DSL is PVC-jacketed for fixed installations. Both are resistant to temperature extremes, oil, and flame. OLFLEX® SERVO FD 7DSL also resists UV light and offers tight bend radii for smaller cable tracks. In addition to UL AWM approvals, cables meet requirements of HIPERFACE DSL® control architecture, which uses single hybrid servo cable for both power and signal. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Internal Connectors withstand demanding automotive conditions.

February 3, 2015

Featuring 2.0 mm pitch, GT8E Series is suitable for ECUs, inverters, and battery chargers within automotive systems. Connectors come in variety of versions including wire-to-board and wire-to-wire; single or double row; right angle, and straight, in-line plug; as well as SMT or through-hole soldering. Operating from -40 to +125°C, connectors have voltage rating of 250 Vac, max contact resistance of 30 mΩ, and current rating of 3 A with 20–22 AWG wire or 1 A with 24–28 AWG wire. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Card Edge Connectors diversify end-products via variability.

February 2, 2015

Variations available via cardEDGE+ connectors afford design flexibility for adding differentiating features in space-constrained power supplies, storage devices, navigational equipment, industrial controls, and medical equipment. There are 8,000 standard styles and 435,000 custom variations available, and choice of contact spacing ranges from 1.27–5.08. Operating from -65 to +105°C, series supports 2–188 contacts in single, bridged, and dual rows, with or without card guides. Read More

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

Single-Pole Wire-to-Board Connector suits LED applications.

January 28, 2015

Featuring 0.23 x 0.10 in. footprint and profile that minimizes LED light shadowing, horizontal-mating DF59M Series carries current capacity of 6 A at 350 V AC/DC and accommodates 22–28 AWG wire. Horizontal-mating series has snap-in structure that provides positive lock strength of 16N and 2 clear indicators of secure mating: audible click and tactile snap. RoHS-compliant and UL-recognized series also offers 3 points of contact to optimize reliability by stabilizing contact resistance.
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