Mechanical Connectors

Mounting & Attaching Products

TCH Puts the Pedal to the Metal with Fresh New Branding

October 24, 2016

Twin City Hose, Inc. (TCH) is stepping up its presence in the metal hose and expansion joint industry and unveiling a high-octane, modern re-branding that matches the company’s substantial growth, expanded product offerings, and entry into new markets. Michael Lowe, TCH President, knew it was important for the new brand to signify how unique they are as a company, “There is nobody out... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mounting & Attaching Products

USB 2.0 and 3.0 Connectors are RoHS compliant.

October 21, 2016

Suitable for I/O applications in consumer and portable electronic devices such as digital audio devices and high volume storage products, USB 2.0 and 3.0 connectors come in Type A, Type B, Micro AB, Micro B, Mini AB and Mini B USB versions. USB 3.0 can support data rates up to 5 Gbps. Featuring voltage rating of 30 Vac, current rating of 1 to 1.8 A, reliability at 10,000 mating cycles for few models, device has an operating temperature range of ‑25°C to 85°C. Available in mounting styles including surface mount, cable mount, mid mount SMT and through hole.
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Electronic Components & Devices, Mounting & Attaching Products

Hirose Electric's Hybrid Board-to-FPC Cconnector features a positive locking mechanism.

October 21, 2016

Designed for battery pack connections in mobile devices, hybrid board-to-FPC connector meets power and signal transition of wireless devices. Having 0.35 mm pitch, 0.6 mm stacking height and 1.5 mm depth, connector rates 3 A per pin for power contacts and 0.3 A per pin for signal contacts. Resistant to intense vibration and drop impact, FPC connectors operate on 30 V AC/DC, power resistance of 30 mΩ, signal resistance of 100 mΩ and operating temperature of -40 C to +85 C.
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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Mounting & Attaching Products

Board to Board, Cable Connectors suit high frequency applications.

October 18, 2016

Supplied in sub-miniature packages, SMPM interconnects offer versatile connectivity options. Cable connectors, made from beryllium copper or brass with gold plating, are available in straight and right-angle configurations for 0.047 and 0.086 in. dia semi-rigid and conformable cables as well as RG-178 flexible coax. Also machined from brass and plated gold, PCB connectors are offered in multiple configurations with SMT, through-hole leg, and edge mount terminations. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Robotics

Stäubli to host Stäubli Tech Day, Oct. 13, 2016

October 10, 2016

DUNCAN, SC – Stäubli will be hosting Stäubli Tech Day Oct. 13, 2016 at their Duncan, SC location.  Stäubli Technology Day will be an exciting event geared towards manufacturing professionals who want to maximize profit and value in their workflows. Stäubli’s industry experts will be present to demonstrate how their top of the line Connectors, Robotic and Textile technology improve... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Mounting & Attaching Products

LUTZE Announces CC-Link IE Field Certification

October 3, 2016

Charlotte, NC, August, 2016 - LUTZE Inc has received CC-Link IE Field Network Certification for Industrial Ethernet cables and connectors by CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA). LUTZE provides seven CC-Link IE Field certified products that are designed to work together as a complete solution including flexible and high flexing Ethernet cables and Industrial Network Connectors: • Flexible... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mounting & Attaching Products

Amphenol RF Offers 4.3/10 Connector Series with Excellent, Low PIM Performance

September 7, 2016

Amphenol RF’s 4.3-10 connector series offers excellent, low PIM performance in a smaller, lighter design Danbury, CT - Amphenol RF is pleased to offer a full range of 4.3-10 connectors and adapters, which are engineered for the wireless market and are ideal for applications requiring low passive intermodulation, or PIM. 4.3-10 connectors offer the same, robust design as 7/16 connectors... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mounting & Attaching Products

Extra-Long Raintight Connectors solves solar installation issue.

August 29, 2016

Available in ½, ¾, and 1 in. trade sizes, Mighty-Seal® 250-RT2XL fittings provide contractors with enough threads to attach to thick-wall (3/8+ in.), non-metallic combiner boxes while sill leaving enough threads afterwards for optional grounding bushing. Compression style connector is designed with internal sealing ring and knockout gasket that create raintight seal when connecting EMT to box or enclosure. Primary construction is of die cast zinc, and ball burnished finish is mirror smooth. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mounting & Attaching Products

Compact FPC Connector targets portable electronic applications.

August 25, 2016

Available in 31, 35, 41, and 51 positions, FH58 series features back flip style actuator that utilizes dual-sided flexible printed circuit (FPC). This, along with retention spring, delivers retention force of 15.0 N (top contact) and 14.5 N (bottom contact). With 0.2 mm pitch, 3.1 mm mounted depth, and 0.9 mm height, connector USB 3.0, Embedded DisplayPort v1.3, and MIPI D-PHY v1.1 standards while promoting PCB space conservation, impedance characteristics, and transmission speed.
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Electronic Components & Devices, Mounting & Attaching Products

Terminal Strips comply with revised DIN Glow Wire Standard.

August 24, 2016

Constructed using polyamide material that provides flammability protection required to meet DIN 60335-1 standard, Europa screw-clamp connectors provide secure electrical connections mounted to flat surface. Products are available with 1–12 connections in 5 sizes: Type 4 (up to 20 A/600 V for 22–14 AWG); Type 6 (up to 20 A/600 V for 22–12 AWG); Type 10 (up to 40 A/600 V for 22–10 AWG); Type 16 (up to 65 A/600 V for 22–8 AWG); and Type 20 (up to 75 A/600 V for 22–4 AWG). Read More

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

Machined Brass MCX Interconnects come in multiple configurations.

July 27, 2016

Straight, right-angle, or edge-mount PCB jacks offer surface or through-hole mounting options. Cable plugs 919-382J-51P, 919-383J-51A, 919-384-51P, and 919-385J-51S, designed for RG-178 (RG-196) and RG-174 (RG-188, RG-316) type cables, come in straight and right-angle versions. Performing at up to 6 GHz with VSWR of 1.10 (max) at 2.5 GHz for right-angle configurations, 50 Ω MCX connectors 919-386P-51S, 919-387P-51A, 919-388P-51S, and 919-389P-51A have slide-on coupling mechanism interface. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

M12 Connectors support high-speed applications.

June 23, 2016

With data transmission rates up to 10 Gbps, M12 X­coded products meet CAT6A specifications, have 8 contacts, and conform to DIN IEC 61076­2­109. Each connection supports up to 0.5 A and 60 V. When fully mated, connection is IP67 rated. Along with male and female receptacles with dip solder angled contacts that offer versatility when designing panels and mounting connector to board, products include male to female jumper cordset, male to male cordset, and feed­through connector. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

UL 486D-Listed Connectors ensure streetlights are safe and secure.

June 9, 2016

Designed to disconnect or breakaway upon impact at light pole, StreetWise™ connectors are also pre-insulated and sealed to mitigate possibility of contact with live wires. Modular design facilitates installation into new and existing streetlights, and configurations allow for applications from lights to traffic cameras. Theft deterrent configurations are available, and connectors can also selectively fuse 2 loads with one line. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products

Enteral Feeding Connectors meet ISO 80369-3 standard.

May 27, 2016

There are 40 enteral feeding connectors available that meet ISO 80369-3 standard and will not mate with ISO 594-1 and ISO 594-2 luers. ENFit™ male and female connectors, caps, stepped adapters, Y connectors, stopcocks, and syringes as well as ENFit to ENLock adapters, ENPlus cross spikes, and universal bottle adapters for ENPlus cross spike are available in various sizes and materials. Enteral Feeding Connectors improve patient safety and reduce risk of enteral feeding misconnections. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Mounting & Attaching Products

GCT Delivers 10 Million Dual USB Connectors for Raspberry Pi Application

May 26, 2016

Global Connector Technology (GCT) has shipped its ten millionth Dual USB connector USB1035 for the Raspberry Pi. Two dual USB connectors are used on each Raspberry Pi device to enable the attachment of peripherals such as keyboards, mice and webcams which provide the Pi with additional functionality. The GCT dual, USB type A, connector was initially chosen for cost, service, lead time and... Read More

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

Low-Profile Battery Connectors facilitate vertical mating.

May 12, 2016

Available with 2–6 positions and compatible with signal and power circuits, 2 mm pitch 9155-800 Series prevents end-user damage to contacts in electronic devices with pluggable modules that mate vertically with base unit. Gold-plated beryllium copper (BeCu) contacts retain electrical and mechanical performance over 5,000+ mating cycles. Products are rated for 125 Vac, 1.5 or 2 A depending on the number of positions (5–6 and 2–4, respectively) and operate from -40 to +125°C. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Mounting & Attaching Products

AVX to Introduce New Products at EDS 2016

May 10, 2016

At EDS 2016, AVX will meet with channel partners, release two new connector series a new series of medical MLCCs, announce a new specification achievement, accept the three TTI Supplier Excellence Awards they earned for providing superior service throughout 2015 FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, will be attending... Read More

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

Poke-Home Wire-to-Wire Connectors are rated for 300 Vac.

May 10, 2016

Featuring active stainless steel spring contact, 9286-200 Series reduced thru-wire connectors and 9286-250 Series reduced junction box connectors provide maximum wire retention for 18–24 AWG solid and stranded wire gauges. Contacts accommodate strip-and-poke-home wire insertion and twist-and-pull extraction. Available in 1–6 positions, 9286-200 Series offers current ratings of 3, 5, and 8 A, while 9286-250 Series, available in 4–8 positions, has current ratings of 3, 7, 8, and 9 A. Read More

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

Industrial Circular Power Connectors feature Type 4X ratings.

April 27, 2016

With 600 V and 16 A ratings, Type 4X/6P protection, and TWISTLOCK technology, RST® MINI 5-pole connectors (RST16i5) facilitate wiring installations in lighting, building automation, and industrial applications. Color-coded products, available in cable- or panel-mounted versions, deliver plug-and-play power capabilities. While cable-mounted version accommodates cables from 7.1–13 mm dia, panel-mounted version has M20 threads that feature flat spot to further facilitate installation. Read More

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

Wire Trap Lighting Connectors come in 2.4 and 4.00 mm pitches.

April 26, 2016

Designed for LED lighting strip applications, White Lite includes SMT connectors featuring natural LCP insulators. Versions are available with 1, 2, or 3 contacts. While 2.4 mm pitch BL300 accepts 20–24 AWG stranded wire and has 4 A rating for 22 AWG, 4.00 mm pitch BJ302 accepts 20–22 AWG stranded conductors or 18–24 AWG solid conductors and have 8 A rating for 18 AWG. Respective footprints for 2- position connectors are 5.20 x 7.90 mm and 7.45 x 11.80 mm with 3.60 and 4.50 mm height above PCB. Read More