Tag Archives: connectors

New Locking Kit for ODU-AMC Advanced Military Connector

An additional Locking Kit has been added to the Easy-Clean version of the well-known ODU-AMC Connector range. The locking kit provides additional screw-locking to the original Break-Away function, offering further security whenever high vibrations are a factor. The ODU-AMC Easy-Clean connector system can be used, for example, on soldier worn …

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Rugged Connectivity: Lessons learned from high-end racing

To mark the 36th America’s Cup World Series (ACWS) Race in Auckland, New Zealand, December 17-19, 2020, Stuart Doe, head of Active Solutions at Fischer Connectors, explains how top competitors take Big Data and the Internet of (Boating) Things to the high seas in their quest for the America’s Cup. …

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Rugged connectors for the battlefield environment

Manufacturers of military electronics have many options available to them for making equipment of the highest quality. In a new white paper, ODU evaluates some of the limiting factors related to the design and manufacture of equipment used by soldiers and in ground robotic systems, drawing special attention to connector …

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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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Connectors improve electrical safety at dairy factory

El Poma is a Colombian dairy company founded in 1953. They wanted to improve electrical safety at the factory. In order to achieve electrical safety, they were looking for solutions that could provide employees with a safer working environment and better protect electrical equipment at the production site while reducing …

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Aqua Control fountains feature leakproof Bulgin connectors

Rugged connector and component manufacturer Bulgin has announced a major design win with water features manufacturer Aqua Control Inc. (ACI). Bulgin’s 900 Series Buccaneer PX0291 Flex in-line cable connectors are now used as an integral part of every ACI water feature design. ACI uses extensive engineering to develop new innovative products with an emphasis on pumps that …

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Podium place for Bulgin connectors in international school ROV competition

A school robotics team sponsored by rugged connector and component manufacturer Bulgin won third place overall in the 2019 MATE (Marine Advanced Technology Education) International ROV competition, with connectors from Bulgin featured in the design. Among the 24 other schools that qualified in the Explorer age group final, a California-based high school’s robotics …

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New eBook highlights next-generation connectivity solutions for Industry 4.0

Mouser Electronics has announced a new eBook in collaboration with Molex that explores the exciting changes taking place in industrial automation. The new eBook,Connector & Antenna Solutions for Industry 4.0, features contributions from Molex and Mouser subject matter experts that cover some of the most important topics in industrial automation, including digital twinning, deep …

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Foremost Electronics appointed UK distributor for Neutrik Industrial Connectors

Foremost Electronics, the Essex based specialist distributor of electromechanical components and sub-assemblies, is pleased to announce that they have been appointed UK Distributor for circular connector specialist Neutrik Industrial Connectors. Announcing the availability of two significant new cable and chassis connector series at the same time Alan Vincent, Sales Director …

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HARTING commissions new European Distribution Centre

A day of celebrations marked the HARTING Technology Group‘s official opening of its state-of-the-art European Distribution Centre (EDC) in Espelkamp. Up to 20,000 order items will be processed every day, with goods dispatched to customers on the day of order. Costing an estimated €45 million, the European logistics centre is …

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