• 5 Jan
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    New connectivity standard for IIoT implementation

    At the end of last year, TE Connectivity (TE) led the establishment of a new Single Pair Ethernet (SPE) standard that enables companies to connect devices simply and cost-effectively on the network edge, to make data-driven decisions in real time.

  • 5 Jan
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    HARTING connectors deliver time and space-saving benefits

    Using connectors in control panels has always involved a complex and time-consuming installation process. To enable companies to offer the flexibility of modular manufacturing, they now need the ability to change the configuration of their connections quickly and efficiently.

  • 5 Jan
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    Ellis Patents secures Brazilian power transmission project specification

    Cable cleats designed, developed and manufactured in North Yorkshire by Ellis Patents have been installed in a major power transmission project in Rio de Janeiro.

  • 22 Nov
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    Legrand IP55 trunking for Northern’s largest rail depot

    Northern’s largest rail depot at Newton Heath has recently undergone a complete renovation to increase the maintenance capacity for the region.

  • 2 Sep
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    ID-eally balanced: How cable identification can help save space in panel building

    With space at a premium, and clarity essential, panel builders need cable management solutions that enable compact – but clearly marked – installation.  Nathan Bennett, Product Manager – Electrical Installation & Enclosures at HellermannTyton, explains how to achieve the ideal balance.

  • 2 Sep
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    Compact connectors prove pivotal in the latest CubeSat deployment mission by GAUSS

    The financial outlay involved in sending a satellite into orbit has prohibited many small organisations from getting involved in the space sector. However, carrying multiple satellites on the same rocket – or ‘ridesharing’ – is now making it much more convenient and affordable for academic institutes and SMEs to send their hardware into space.

  • 2 Sep
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    Customised connectors and cabling from HARTING

    HARTING has been designing and manufacturing industrial connectors for the last 75 years, with a focus on standardised products which are easy to handle, durable and adaptable. However, as markets and industries continue to evolve, customers are increasingly seeking bespoke, custom-made products.

  • 25 Aug
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    A look into the post-pandemic connector market

    The COVID-19 pandemic has caused substantial disruptions across the engineering sector over the last 18 months, with businesses facing challenges such as changing market requirements, stock shortages and longer lead times. The electrical connector market was no exception to this.

  • 8 Jun
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    Top three benefits of Single Pair Ethernet

    SPE presents the best option for rolling out Ethernet in the network edge, creating an all-Ethernet network, transparent from sensor to the cloud.

  • 5 May
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    OMNIMATE 4.0 – The game changer in the connector market

    The demands on the development of electrical devices are constantly increasing. This leads to higher complexity and challenges for device developers. OMNIMATE 4.0 is the efficient solution for a continuous, digitalised device development process for the connected world of tomorrow.

  • 5 May
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    Smart Factory cubes use CombiTac connectors to create modular production lines

    CombiTac connectors are playing an important part in the innovative Smart Cubes project from the Korea Smart Factory Association (KOSF). The modular CombiTac connectors from Stäubli are being used to link the Smart Cubes together so that they form a customised production line.

  • 4 May
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    New-generation automation cables offer superior heat resistance

    Modern factories place ever-increasing demands on automation cables, especially in terms of higher operating temperatures that can reach up to 90°C. Andreas Rietz, Nexans Global Product Manager Automation, outlines how this challenge has been addressed by a new generation of automation cables for industrial installations.

  • 4 May
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    Pisces corrosion and waterproof components for the oil and gas industries

    Intelliconnect (Europe) Ltd has provided a new design of rugged corrosion and waterproof connectors to a UK start-up company, who manufactures a unique system for remote monitoring the wall thickness of pipelines used in the petrochemical, oil and gas industries.

  • 4 May
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    Global robotics company uses igus product to keep robots alive

    An industrial robotics company is continuing to breathe new life into old robots – thanks to a newly designed product from igus.

  • 24 Mar
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    Understanding the MIL-STD-1553B bus

    Despite being over 50 years old, the MIL-STD-1553B bus is still widely used, which is probably because it is really good at its job. If you're new to the standard, read on to learn more about its features, the terminology used and how to get the most out of the protocol.

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