Electrical Wire & Cable & Connectors

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Surface Mount Pin Header eliminates co-planarity problems.

September 14, 2010

Consisting of square posts press-fit into round plated through holes on header PCB, Surface Mount Pin Header optimizes retention force. Circular solder pad on top of board and square solder pad on bottom are connected to conductive plate of through hole. Size of hole is such that it holds square pin in place, yet leaves 4 cavities that promote capillary action by drawing up melted solder where it forms ring at top, indicating that reflow process is complete. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Double-Spring Push-In Wire Connector has 24 A current rating.

September 14, 2010

Double-Spring Design HelaCon Plus push-in connector features one spring that allows for low insertion force, and second that secures firm connection with high retention value. Ergonomic product is able to join any combination of solid and stranded wire through its individual pole slots within same housing. It is UL listed for up to 600 V for building wire and 1,000 V for fixtures and signs. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Multi-Fabric Interconnect System supports Intel® processors.

September 14, 2010

Supporting Serial RapidIO and 10 Gigabit Ethernet, POET(TM) Protocol Offload Engine Technology creates bridge between processors and switch fabrics. By offloading and accelerating standard protocols, POET simultaneously facilitates high bandwidth and low latency operation. System can optimize Size, Weight, and Power constraints in subsystems by providing local switching in FPGA between multiple fabric ports to create distributed mesh networks, eliminating need for centralized switch fabric card. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

Manual Compression Crimping Tool is ergonomically designed.

September 13, 2010

While engineered to minimize handle force required to complete crimp, Sta-Kon® Comfort Crimp® Compression Tool also employs Shure-Stake® mechanism that ensures complete crimp cycle is made before tool will release to open position. Over-molded handles naturally place operator's hands in safe, strain-reducing position and also create soft cushion for fingers and palms. Also included, Crimp-Assist® foot stabilizes tool when user needs to place it on work surface for additional leverage. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Mini Door Lock Receptacles permit wide assembly tolerances.

September 13, 2010

Incorporating contact beam technology, surface mount Mini Door Lock Receptacles provide PCB-to-PCB, PCB-to-Fuse, and PCB-to-Terminal interconnections. Units are designed for insertion/withdrawal repeatability and demonstrate resistance to permanent deformation, even when mating tab or terminal is misaligned. Using 0.015-0.032 in. thick terminals, locks enable top, bottom, and horizontal mating. Devices withstand rigors of repeated mating cycles, shock, vibration, and temperature cycling. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Transportation Industry Products

Throttle Valve Cable Correction System is self-adjusting.

September 13, 2010

Available for GM 700R4 and 2004R automatic transmissions, TCI® EZ-Shift TV Cable Correction System includes throttle valve cable, TV cable carburetor cam, throttle cable attachment arm assembly, and throttle cable bracket assembly. Components feature steel and aluminum construction for maximum durability. Providing proper shifting under all driving conditions and styles, system eliminates common transmission damage due to incorrectly adjusted cables. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Two-Piece Cable Hoods allow straight and angled cable entry.

September 9, 2010

Han-Compact® metal hoods with different cable entry directions are suited for all contact inserts of Han-Compact® size. Outer threads are molded onto hood, and half-cable glands that support diverse cable diameters and IRIS spring for shield termination are available. Users can slip hood element including cable gland onto cable during assembly, and hood is closed again and fastened with screws. Ground conductor terminal enables use of various Han® connectors. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

AdvancedMC Plug Connector supports 12.5 Gbps data transmission.

September 8, 2010

Replacing card edge with gold pads for AdvancedMC and MCH modules, AdvancedMC Plug Connector creates 2-piece plug-in connection, mounts onto basic side of AdvancedMC module, and supports wave soldering. Instead of card edge, connector defines interface and therefore allows selection of PCBs with thickness beyond specified range. Also available, plug-in connector for MCH modules to MTCA.0 can be used to transmit signals from one PCB via 2 vertically stacked insertion tongues. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Stainless Steel Connectors operate in harsh environments.

September 8, 2010

Han-INOX® connectors include Han® 3 A size with angled hoods, bulkhead mount housings, and surface mount housings. They also include protective caps for bulkhead mount housings and hoods, which ensure IP 65/67 protection for service interfaces at all times, regardless of whether or not they are in use. Suited for outdoor applications, units also target applications in process technology and in food and beverages industries. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Explosion-Proof Connectors suit firedamp environments.

September 1, 2010

With eXLink Mining Connectors, engineers can commission and decommission electrical equipment installed in underground mines without using special tools and without having to isolate, and then disconnect equipment. Units are designed with armoured cables, which are certified for use in hazardous firedamp areas. Any electrical device with power consumption up to 16 A can be plugged in and out, including light fittings, alarms, sensors, motors, and drives. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fasteners & Hardware, Material Handling & Storage

PC Clip secures 17-19 mm dia Lithium-Ion batteries.

August 24, 2010

Engineered to withstand recharging cycles, in addition to shock and vibration, Catalog No. 54 PC Battery Clip features 3-legged, THM design for low-profile placement into dense PC boards. Thru-hole unit not only holds 3.7 V rechargeable batteries, but will also accommodate A, 2/3A, 17335, 17450, 17500, 17650, 18500, and 18650 size cells. Manufactured from .012 in. thick spring steel with Tin Nickel plate finish, unit holds battery cells firmly and securely in position. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Draka's Lifeline Technology Offered to Material Handling Industry

August 23, 2010

North Dighton, Massachusetts, Draka Engineered Specialties announced today that for the first time its innovative Lifeline cable technology is being made available to the materials handling and metals processing markets. Lifeline cable technology is based on a proprietary ceramifiable insulation that can withstand a fully-involved structural fire with temperatures of up to 1850°F for as long... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

USB 3.0 Data Transfer Cables offer signaling rate of 5 Gbps.

August 20, 2010

USB 3.0 Super Speed cables utilize bi-directional data interface and are backward compatible with USB 2.0 platforms and legacy devices. Models included are U322-Series (A Male to B Male: 3, 6, 10 and 15 ft.), and U326-Series (A Male to Micro-B Male: 3, 6 and 10 ft.) device cables and U324-Series (A Male to A Female: 6 and 10 ft.) extension cable. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Electrical Connector clicks to validate proper attachment.

August 19, 2010

Vibration-resistant, unisex style ETCO FlatSnap® connector clicks to validate proper attachment and remains attached during assembly, shipment, and final setup. Design prevents wire harnesses from pulling out and shaking loose, reducing field service incidents. Installed using simple push-pull motion, ccnnector is available in 0.032 x 0.250 in. and other sizes made from nickel plated steel and various high temperature alloys. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Ethernet and USB Connectors feature explosion-protected design.

August 18, 2010

Explosion-protected eXLink Connectors enable continuous, uninterrupted Ethernet and USB-based communications in hazardous environments. Safe transmission of data is enabled with transmission rates up to 100 Mbaud in accordance with requirements of TIA/EIA-568-B.2, Category 5e. Connectors allow hot swapping of devices without user having to isolate them from mains. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Modular Receptacles minimize EMI in circuit's grounding system.

August 17, 2010

Available in duplex and Decora® standard versions as well as tamper-resistant models, Lev-lok® Modular Receptacles include 15 and 20 A/125 V heavy-duty and extra heavy-duty isolated ground devices. Units feature 3/16 in. nylon insulator, which provides thick barrier that withstands dielectric voltage levels more than 50% greater than UL's minimum of 2,000 V. Additional features include heavy-duty brass isolated ground system, solid brass locking pins, and plated steel wrap-around mounting strap. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Non-Industrial Products

Automotive Socket features weather and vibration resistance.

August 16, 2010

Featuring durable nylon housing, 12 V Model AS212-C includes 0.250 x 0.032 in. quick fit male terminals and right angle bezel for placement under panel, dashboard, or cabinet. Mating plug has grommet to seal against weather, and socket has protective cover. Developed for both marine and automotive uses, socket is inserted and twisted to lock into place. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Flexible PVC Control Cables feature continuous bending design.

August 13, 2010

Suitable for gliding applications, LIFE-LINE Control 400 StandardPLUS Cables feature finely stranded bare copper wires in hi-flex design, tension-proof center element, KS-PVC core insulation, and extruded outer jacket. Co-extruded Color Identification is based on DESINA color code. Compliant with RoHS standards, cables are oil-resistant, UV-resistant, CFC-free, flame-retardant, and silicone-free. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Vertical Mini USB Jack has 5-pole, SMT design.

August 13, 2010

Model 020200MA005S538ZL, 5-pole vertical Mini USB jack B-type has 5 SMT contacts as well as 3 solder latches at sides providing total area of 15.6 mm². Measuring 9.9 x 3.9 x 7.3 mm, it is designed for mobile devices as well as industrial I/O solutions requiring compact design, high stability, and secure retention forces. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

SMT RJ45 Jack measures 16.75 x 14.0 x 11.3 mm.

August 13, 2010

Model 100016FB013M205ZL RJ45 jack measures 16.75 x 14.0 x 11.3 mm and integrates two status LEDs and shielding for protection against EMI. Able to withstand high removal forces, 8 position, 8 contact SMT jack has 2 THT solder tags that ensure effective ground connection while maintaining hold on board in conjunction with 5 THT LED solder contacts. Location of side connecting contacts and part of rear contacts beneath jack housing also keeps board layouts compact. Read More