Connectors and Cables

How cable alarms are being used to thwart criminals

Cable theft has plagued South African industry for decades, and is an issue that requires much more than technology to solve. Despite this, Ian Loudon, international sales and marketing manager at Omniflex, explains how advances in remote monitoring are giving businesses a fighting chance. It’s Wednesday night in Amanzimtoti on the south coast of KwaZulu-Natal, …

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Cable seal manufacturer Roxtec strengthens marine and offshore arm with new appointment

Pipe and cable seal manufacturer Roxtec UK has expanded its marine and offshore team with the appointment of a new business development manager. Jordan McNelly joins the company as Marine and Offshore Manager (North). His experience covers the manufacturing, distribution and contracting sectors, and in his new role at Roxtec …

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HARTING UK awarded prestigious IRIS Silver Quality Performance Level

HARTING UK has been awarded the prestigious Silver Quality Performance Level award from the International Railway Industry Standard (IRIS). This is a globally recognised standard which evaluates management systems for the railway sector. Silver Performance is currently the highest performance level issued by IRIS and is a significant achievement for …

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New icotek KEL-DP time and cost saving alternative to traditional cable glands now available from Foremost Electronics

Foremost Electronics, the engineering-led Essex based importer and specialist distributor of electromechanical components, announces new additions to icotek’s market leading range of cable entry plates, the KEL-DP 25 version A and KEL-DP 32 version A and B. KEL-DP products offer high cable density and are a simple to use cost …

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Partnering with global suppliers to eradicate a common enemy

Smiths Interconnect is collaborating with leading medical technology organisations around the world to combat the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The company has long been a trusted partner to key ventilator manufacturers providing high reliability connectors renowned for their durability and unfaltering performance in critical environments. As a global organisation with design …

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Untethered by wireless power

In the 1890s, Nikola Tesla wanted to create a way of supplying power without stringing wires. He almost accomplished his goal when an experiment led him to the creation of the Tesla coil. It was the first system that could wirelessly transmit electricity, but his creation was short lived. Following …

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igus helps autonomous vehicles get to the bottom of ocean discovery

As scientists delve into the study of climate change, new strategies and products are evolving to help them uncover data that is driving the world’s foremost crisis. The scientific community is obtaining significant information from international oceans, especially with the support of autonomous surface vehicles. Igus provided data cables and …

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Smiths Interconnect celebrates significant contract win with Boeing

Smiths Interconnect was recently awarded a contract by Boeing to design, manufacture and supply bespoke connectors for use aboard NASA’s Orion spacecraft and Lunar Gateway. Smiths Interconnect’s docking umbilical connectors will be used to transfer power, signal and communications to different modules on the space station. “These connectors have to …

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Roxtec supplies whiskey maker Irish Distillers with cable safety seals for warehouse expansion project

Bury-based manufacturer Roxtec has supplied a package of innovative cable sealing solutions to Irish Distillers Group to support an expansion of the company’s warehousing facilities. Ronan Mills, Roxtec Market Manager for Ireland, said the firm’s products were chosen to provide watertight and fireproof seals at cable entry points to the …

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Cable seal manufacturer Roxtec UK appoints new marine and offshore manager

Pipe and cable safety seal manufacturer Roxtec UK has moved to increase its presence in Britain’s maritime sector with the appointment of a new marine and offshore manager. Mark Whelan joins the Swedish-owned company having spent 10 years at another international manufacturer, most recently as a project manager for naval …

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