Electrical Wire & Cable & Connectors

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Profibus DP Connectors eliminate manual shielding setup.

January 31, 2011

Supplied in IP30-rated housings from 59 x 45 x 16.8 mm to 84.8 x 35.6 x 16.8 mm with test socket and active terminating resistor, Profibus DP connectors feature D-Sub and M12 interface with 35°, 90°, or 180° cable outlets. All versions support data rates to 12 Mbps, and quick-connection technology enables Profibus DP devices to securely connect with M12 Profibus cord sets without tools. Shielding geometry and die-cast zinc housing ensure error- and loss-free data transmission. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

TE's Mini-SAS Cables Perform to 6Gb/S SAS Specifications

January 24, 2011

-- Cables tested in large SAS systems build at Plugfest --<4444>HARRISBURG, Pa. - Tyco Electronics offers Mini-Serial Attached SCSI (Mini-SAS) cable assemblies -- high-performance, cost-effective cabling solutions for high-speed serial buses supporting 4X SAS architectures. The copper cables are designed to be fully compliant with 3Gb/s SAS and 6Gb/s SAS protocols. Target product applications... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Signal Connectors are rated to 150°C and fully sealed.

January 24, 2011

Delivering 100% signal integrity in harsh environments, Metr1x Series offers housing variations to meet needs of many applications. Signal connectors operate at 100 Vdc with current rating of 4 A, provide complete EMI shielding, and conform to UL94-V0. Stainless steel design, sealed to IP69K standards, remains fully dry and functional even in conditions involving heavy fluids. Adhering to M12 industry standards, mating face allows 2-, 3- or 4-way versions and standard cable configurations. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Safety & Security Equipment

Hirose Expands Network of Value-Added Interconnect Partners

January 20, 2011

SIMI VALLEY, CA - Providing design engineers with new options for sourcing cable assemblies, Hirose, a leader in the development of connector solutions, has expanded its network of authorized cable/harness assembly providers. More than 25 value-added solution providers have qualified for Hirose's VIP (Value-added Interconnect Partners) program, offering Hirose's customers a full range of local... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Hi-Rel Connectors include EMI/RFI shielding.

January 20, 2011

Suited for I/O applications and PCB mount designs, Datamate S-Tek Connectors are available with single-piece, machined metal backshells that provide EMI/RFI shielding. Series includes 2 mm pitch cable-to-cable, cable-to-board, and board-to-board models rated for operation from -55 to +125°C. Contact design features stamped, 4-fingered, gold-plated beryllium copper clip, which resides in female half of connector, ensuring integrity of electrical connection, even under severe conditions. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Right-Angle Connectors accept cables with ODs from 8-12 mm.

January 19, 2011

Suited for industrial power applications, RD24 Series 692 and 693 right-angle connectors are available with PG11 and PG 13.5 cable outlets. All Series 692 and UL-approved 693 connectors are offered with 3+PE or 6+PE silver contacts. Screw clamp termination is available for 3+PE versions, while screw clamp, solder, or crimp termination are available for 6+PE versions. Products carry ratings that include up to 16 A per contact and up to 600 V for UL versions. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Duracell Unveils Advanced Power Inverters and Laptop Adapters

January 17, 2011

Ultra-Fast, Efficient Chargers are Most Comprehensive Line of USB 2.1 Amp Charging Devices<4444>BETHEL, Conn. - Duracell responds to increasing consumer need for dependable charging solutions with the launch of a new line of Duracell Portable Power Inverters and Duracell Laptop Power Adapters. The new portable power lines from Duracell are the first to market with advanced USB 2.1 Amp charging... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Silver Clad Copper Wire can replace solid silver wire.

January 17, 2011

Anomet Silver Clad Copper Wire is metallurgically bonded to OFHC copper core with 99.99% pure silver cladding, or silver alloy, from 5%-60% by weight or by volume. Providing electronics designers with functionally equivalent alternative to solid-silver wire, this product has smooth, consistent surface finish. Formable and solderable wire is available in ODs from 0.002-0.125 in. and as ribbon up to 1 in. wide depending upon cladding thickness. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

D-Subminiature Cables feature 20 AWG conductors.

January 14, 2011

With 20 AWG conductors, Heavy Duty D-Subminiature Cables allow for maximum current to pass through. Units are available in male-to-male and male-to female versions, with DB9-, DB15-, and DB25-style molded connectors on ends. In addition to thicker conductors, connectors are double-shielded to help minimize EMI. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Double Ended Connector is suited for data/signal transmission.

January 13, 2011

Designed to take voltages up to 7 kV, double ended HN Connector has glass ceramic insulator and current rating of 2.5 A. It suits high frequency signal transmission or fast rise time pulses for data transmission. Ceramaseal® products include industry-standard coaxial connectors, ranging from Microdot through SHV. Coaxial connectors, manufactured for high and ultra-high vacuum service, are available with or without air side plugs and come in grounded and floating shield versions. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Micro D Type Connectors feature hermetically sealed design.

January 13, 2011

Suited for military and commercial aircraft, IR cameras, and laser-guided systems, RoHS-compliant Ceramaseal® Mil Spec Connectors are available with 9, 15, 25, or 51 gold-plated pin/socket contacts on .050 in. centers. Contacts are available as weldable unit in ConFlat® or ISO flange. Each pin is individually sealed and electrically insulated from stainless steel housing, allowing for high pin/lead density. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Material Handling & Storage

XTech and Triple E VPX Handle Solutions, from COTS to Ruggedized

January 11, 2011

Randolph, MA - XTech and Triple E, the leaders in front panel solutions, today announced the industry's broadest line of VPX front panel ejector solutions. The options from XTech and Triple E offer a wide selection price/performance features, including: o All-metal solutions and hybrid designs o For COTS requirements - such as test and measurement, ground based applications, and communications... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Metric PCB Screw Terminal can be used in high-density designs.

January 11, 2011

Rated 15 A, miniature screw terminal type binding post is suited for 22-15 AWG wire and used in high-density PCB packaging. No. 8737 is supplied completely assembled with screw and wire retention contact to aid in preventing wire damage, while No. 8730 is supplied with unassembled binding post and screw. Both are made with tin plated brass and one zinc plated screw. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Contractor-Grade Extension Cords are suited for outdoor use.

December 30, 2010

Red, White, and Blue Extension Cords feature high-visibility red cord with 2 extruded white stripes and one blue stenciled stripe with "made in the USA by CCI **** Proud to be American" text. While lighted female end lets handlers know when there is power, molded water resistant connector makes cords suitable for outdoor use. OSHA- and NEC-compliant products, offered in 50 and 100 ft lengths with reinforced blades, are UL and cUL listed and feature 12/3 SJTW construction. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Transportation Industry Products, Green & Clean

Siemens to Erect Shoreside Power Supply System for Offshore Platform in the Barents Sea - Fifty-percent Reduction of CO2 Emissions

December 28, 2010

The Goliat floating offshore platform for the production, storage and offloading of oil and gas north of Norway in the Barents Sea will not, as is customary practice, be supplied with power generated by onboard gas turbines and generators but from the shore via a 106-kilometer-long subsea cable. This will result in a 50-percent reduction of CO2 emissions. Siemens Energy will supply a... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Dual Gauge Adapter enables upstream/downstream sampling.

December 27, 2010

Able to fit existing pressure indicator port on any Schroeder filters, LF-9904 allows installation of Schroeder Check® test points so users can take oil samples or test pressures in hydraulic/pneumatic systems under operation. Two ports can pick up both upstream and downstream fluid, allowing usage of 2 test points not previously built in filter. Elements of construction include Viton seal and Nickel-plated steel body with 6,000 psi max operating pressure. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Analog Plugs convert analog signals into IO-Link signals.

December 20, 2010

Featuring 14-bit resolution, IO-Link Analog Plugs are suited for systems with limited instances of analog signals. Units are connected directly to sensor and convert analog signals into IO-Link signals before transmission. Constructed with IP67-rated enclosure, plugs use unshielded, 3-conductor cable in place of shielded cables. Versions are available with current input of 4-20 mA, voltage from 0-10 V or PT 100, current output of 4-20 mA, and voltage output of 0-10 V. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Materials & Material Processing

Nichrome Sealing Wire is PTFE-coated to prevent sticking.

December 17, 2010

Capable of 500°F continuous and 600°F intermittent use, APC Teflon®-Coated Nichrome Wire provides non-stick surface in variety of plastics and packaging processing applications. Product will outlast plain nichrome resistance wire and prevent melted plastic from building. Supplied on spools in standard 0.018, 0.020, and 0.036 in. sizes, wire is additionally suited for sealing, shrink wrapping, plastic sheet and styrofoam cutting, and acrylics bending equipment. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

Plastic Electronic Enclosures accept 4 battery combinations.

December 16, 2010

Including battery compartments that accept battery cell combinations of two or four 1.5 V AA and one or two 9 V cells, SHELL-TYPE plastic enclosures are designed to avoid short circuits if batteries are inserted incorrectly. Featuring internal screw bosses and guide grooves for fitting PCBs and electronic components, units are available in versions with single, double, or no front panel apertures. Enclosures can be fitted with DIN EN 60601 compliant nickel-plated steel spring battery contacts. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Socket Contacts mate with ARINC 600 plug connectors.

December 16, 2010

NSX Series Size 22 Socket Contacts combine stamped and rolled clip inside screw machined body, which uses 3 points of electrical contact. Clip members are plated with 50 µin. of gold, with flash gold on contact body to eliminate tin-lead and achieve RoHS compatibility. Completely intermateable with existing ARINC 600 plug connectors, PC tail contacts are compatible with existing PCB layouts and are fully qualified under ARINC 600 specifications. Read More