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Start with the news release Connectors suited for use in combat vehicle drives from Smiths Interconnect - Hypertac, which we summarised at the time by saying "The HBB range of connectors can be used in electric drives and servos for fighting vehicles, power generation, avionics systems, civil aerospace, rail transportation, automotive and medical sectors. ". Several months prior to that, we featured the news release Amphenol enhances range of Neptune connectors from Amphenol: "The Neptune connectors are suitable for use in oil exploration, convention centres, factories, production platforms, communication shelters, portable power equipment and geophysical trucks and skids.".

In November 2009, we covered the news from Farnell - take a look at SFP+ connectors/cages suit short-reach equipment which says: "Farnell has extended its range of Tyco Electronics products to include the Small Form Pluggable (SFP+) range of connectors and cages. ".

Take a look also at the news release from ITT Interconnect Solutions, ITT launches CGL power input connector series, as well as Molex sealed plugs available in new circuit sizes from Molex UK, and Deutsch develops composite connectors from Deutsch.

Latest stories...
Ethernet connectors protect against water and dust (May 2009)

Acal Technology is offering sample and production quantities of Bulgin's range of waterproof Ethernet connectors.

Pintail indoor/outdoor interconnect system offered (March 2009)

The Pintail range from In2Connect is an indoor/outdoor interconnect system that provides a low-cost, weather-tight standard interconnection for industrial and marine applications.

PX0888 backshell protects PX0833 connector (February 2009)

Bulgin has added an EMI-shielded backshell to its waterproof Ethernet Buccaneer connector system.

Rear-of-panel sealing protects connectors to IP68 (January 2009)

Bulgin has introduced the PX0799 backshell, which seals its Buccaneer panel-mounting waterproof connectors.

Aerco launches signal data connectors (November 2008)

Aerco has released the Hypertac HMD range of high-density, lightweight, signal data connectors, for applications where weight and space are at a premium.

Amphenol introduces Star-Line connectors (November 2008)

Amphenol Industrial has introduced ROHS-compliant connectors that provide up to 1,500A in signal, control and power applications.

Abacus expands portfolio of I/O connectors (September 2008)

Abacus Group is expanding its portfolio of I/O connectors with the introduction of a Shielded Compact Ribbon (SCR) interconnect system.

Backshell relieves strain and blocks EMI (July 2008)

Provides high levels of EMI/RFI shielding while reducing inventory because it adjusts and locks quickly into one of three positions.

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Further reading
  • PEI-Genesis offers Polamco backshells and caps
    Polamco backshells and caps
    PEI-Genesis, an assembling distributor, is now stocking Polamco's ranges of connector backshells and protection caps.
  • PX0888 backshell protects PX0833 connector
    PX0888 backshell
    Bulgin has added an EMI-shielded backshell to its waterproof Ethernet Buccaneer connector system.
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