LEMO and Northwire White Paper Series Helps Engineers Conquer Rugged Applications

Osceola, WI – Cable engineering company, Northwire, Inc., (NWI), in collaboration with precision cable connector leader LEMO, co-publish a white paper geared toward educating engineers and product designers. Around the world, with applications ranging from space to sub-terrain, today’s engineers are challenged with inventing solutions for future generations. LEMO and Northwire understand that fully-integrated, end-to-end solutions are integral to success in these harsh conditions.

Ranging from the extremes of underwater applications to oil and gas instrumentation, the LEMO – Northwire white paper series will explore the complex requirements that are as demanding as their respective environments. With more than two-thirds of the surface of the earth, it is fitting that Underwater Connectivity represents the first in the series. By tackling the engineering challenges of underwater cables, underwater connectors and ancillary electrical components, readers will learn the most important elements of design, fit, form and function.

The underwater connectivity white paper dives deep on the critical to quality factors of connectors and cables that will be used in a wet or submerged environment. Electrical systems used in underwater applications have an abundance of opportunities to fail; reliable, proven products that deliver high performance in these demanding elements are crucial to success.

In the white paper, Northwire and LEMO cover crucial topics from bottom-line considerations and long-term expenses to custom cable manufacturing and performance capabilities of electrical connectors. The white paper reveals the key environmental factors and guides decision-makers through a nine-step evaluation to determine the custom cable and specific electrical connector to meet their exact requirement.

Northwire and LEMO, both internationally recognized for high-quality custom solutions, offer a robust selection of custom wire, cable, connectors, and assemblies for use in a variety of water types and depths. Engineers design and manufacture custom cable, underwater cable and connectors that navigate complex domestic and international regulations, and meet specific requirements such as IP68, ABS (American Bureau of Shipping) and more.

Now, it is easier than ever to rationalize your cable and connector supply chain; Northwire and LEMO demonstrate the tangible benefits of their partnership through comprehensive, integrated cable connection solutions. NWI’s heavy-duty cable incorporates seamlessly into LEMO’s watertight connectors to provide guaranteed performance in the most severe underwater environments, offering customers reliability, durability, cost-savings, convenience and support from a global network of Subject Matter Experts (SME).

The manufacturing companies’ white paper is available online at www.lemo.com and www.northwire.com. For more information on Northwire and LEMOs’ combined product offerings, or to learn more about underwater connectivity, connect with the Customer Care TEAM at 800.468.1516, cableinfo@northwire.com, or via live chat. Additionally, the NWI TEAM is available for individual project discussions or Lunch + Learn events.

About LEMO:

LEMO is the acknowledged leader in the design and manufacture of precision custom connection and cable solutions. LEMO’s high quality push-pull connectors are found in a variety of challenging application environments including medical, industrial control, test and measurement, audio-video, and telecommunications.

LEMO has been designing custom connectors for six decades. Offering more than 75,000 combinations of products that continue to grow through tailored, specific designs, LEMO and its affiliated sister companies REDEL, NORTHWIRE and COELVER currently serve more than 100,000 customers in over 80 countries around the world. In 2014, LEMO Group acquired Northwire, Inc.

About Northwire:

Cable manufacturer, Northwire, Inc., celebrating over 42 years of innovation, has corporate headquarters and manufacturing in Osceola, Wisconsin and engineering and manufacturing in Santa Teresa, New Mexico. The cable engineering company is the premier partner for the design, manufacture and contract services of custom technical products including custom technical wire and cable, retractable cable, cable assemblies, connectors, harnesses, injection molding, over-molding and contract engineering and OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) for diverse applications in life sciences, energy, MIL-Spec, industrial, machine vision, architectural lighting, underwater and beyond. In addition to ISO 13485:2003, ISO 9001:2008, SAE AS9100C:2009 certifications and qualification to ISO 17025:2005, Northwire is a member of NDIA (National Defense Industrial Association), NCMA (National Contract Management Association), RIA (Robotics Industries Association), AIA (Automated Imaging Association), FieldComm (fka Foundation Fieldbus), ODVA (Open DeviceNet Vendors Associations) and WAI (Wire Association International), among others.

For more information, visit www.northwire.com.


Katina Kravik


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