Connectors are an essential component in almost every electrical and electronic device in the world. They are called upon to deliver power, signal and data in some of the most demanding environments, whilst modern trends require them to be smaller and more compact for each new generation of equipment.
Connector manufacturers are constantly developing new techniques, using innovative materials and creating fresh designs to make connectors more capable, more robust and more cost-effective. In this design centre, we look at some of the most exciting developments in connectors and see how they could transform your new design.
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September 28, 2018 10:40
Off- and on-highway heavy-duty vehicles require reliable power terminations for inline and wall-mounted applications. Sealed, single-pole connectors offer a simple, safe, and convenient solution for connecting power wherever needed. Read More
October 2, 2018 12:36
The trend toward greater electrification of vehicles in truck and bus, agriculture, construction, mining and marine, is driving connector usage to secure consistent power.
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“More intelligence!”, "Smart Grid", "Intelligent Power Grid" - this development asks for solutions that are efficient and easy to use.0 comments0 likesarticle
The trend toward greater electrification of vehicles in truck and bus, agriculture, construction, mining and marine, is driving connector usage to secure consistent power.0 comments0 likesarticle
For many years, the RJ45 has been the cornerstone of Ethernet delivery for industrial sectors. However, as demand grows for smaller devices to support the miniaturisation trend and challenges of Industry 4.0, a new robust solution was required…0 comments0 likesarticle
Off- and on-highway heavy-duty vehicles require reliable power terminations for inline and wall-mounted applications. Sealed, single-pole connectors offer a simple, safe, and convenient solution for connecting power wherever needed. Read More0 comments0 likesarticle
Industry 4.0 is here and it is changing how we look into our manufacturing processes. What does this mean for the PCB Design Engineer?0 comments0 likesarticle
Bulgin has recently launched the new 4000 series optical connector, which is one of the smallest harsh environment optical connectors. Featuring a secure quick twist bayonet connection, giving durable mechanical mating.0 comments0 likesarticle
Traditional connectivity solutions are not meeting the needs as consumer products become denser, transfer larger files, have increased power needs, and are used in more demanding environments.0 comments0 likesarticle
When you need to deliver power (up to 20 Amp and 600V) in standard or extreme temperatures, up to 150 degrees Celsius, TE Connectivity’s POWER TRIPLE LOCK connector system locks into place for a reliable, high-performing connection.0 comments0 likesarticle
As today's devices become smaller and smaller, how do connectors follow suit? Delivering reliable power across a wide range of space-constrained applications, Molex's Squba Connector System has a solution.0 comments0 likesarticle
A full list of the contents within the TE Connectivity Crimp Terminal Kits. This guide is designed to help you choose which Crimp Terminal Kit is right for you!0 comments0 likesarticle
Solderless terminals are one of the lowest cost components in a system, but the repercussions of a bad crimp can be crippling.0 comments0 likes