Here, Craig Burgess, Product Manager at PEI-Genesis, explains how to choose an extreme temperature connector.For the average member of the public, choosing a connector is often as simple as deciding between a one- or two-metre USB cable, and we still get very annoyed when the connection starts to become unreliable.For the engineer, the choice is far more complex, and the consequences far more serious than having to wiggle the connector until it works. A dropped connection could mean losing control of heavy autonomous equipment, a stopped machine and jammed-up production line – and many other detrimental effects that are best avoided.While the working equipment in industrial settings is often well monitored by governing software and vigilant engineers, the connectors are often overlooked, despite being just as crucial as any piece of line equipment.
Read the full article in the January issue of PBSI
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