New Product Information: December 2018. Abstract protection of the newest, new-to-market connector and cable merchandise.
Interconnects, and so forth.
TE Connectivity launched its new high-density plus (HD+) card edge energy connectors, which ship the very best present density of any card edge energy connector at present out there available on the market (15A/2.54mm), help energy provides as much as 3kW, and supply wonderful electrical and mechanical efficiency. Designed to increase the lifetime of energy provide models in next-generation knowledge middle purposes topic to ever growing energy calls for, together with servers, switches, and mass storage techniques, the brand new HD+ connectors have a compact, cost-effective design with a standard PCB footprint, a standard energy and sign contact module, and a singular dual-layer design with DC energy contacts and pass-through pins that achieves a number of PCB contact factors to take care of low contact resistance. They’re obtainable in versatile configurations with totally different contact portions and positions, a 1.27mm sign contact pitch and a 5.08mm energy contact pitch, and a working voltage of 60VDC, and are able to supporting each AC and DC in low- and high-power purposes, which allows improved scalability.
ERNI added a brand new household of dual-row, small type issue SMC connectors with a 1.27mm pitch and a number of connector configuration choices to its SMC Collection connectors and cable assemblies. Designed for rugged industrial purposes, together with emergency cease, distributed management, and distant I/O methods, the brand new options help board-to-board (BTB) and wire-to-board (WTB) purposes, help safe knowledge transmission charges as much as 3Gb/s, have a current-carrying capability of 1.7A per contact, and can be found with 12–80 positions, mezzanine stack heights extending from eight–20mm in a normal configuration, and 20–40mm stack heights when using BTB adapters. A number of BTB distances are additionally obtainable in coplanar and orthogonal orientations and ribbon cable assemblies can be found in lots of commonplace lengths with further lengths obtainable upon request. A feminine SMC IDC cable meeting helps WTB necessities with numerous pin-count choices and a dependable latch design. The brand new SMC options additionally supply enhanced pressure aid and supply zero.7mm misalignment tolerance and information options.
Mill-Max launched 4 new press-fit PCB pins for plated through-holes. Designed to offer safe connections whereas sustaining plated through-hole integrity and continuity, the brand new PCB pins incorporate sq. press-fit geometry and angled vent options that make them appropriate for solderless press-fit or press-fit and solder PCB termination. The 4 new double-tail header pins have a sq. press-fit shank, a spherical tail, and a constant, managed standoff physique in between. Once they’re pressed right into a plated through-hole, the factors of the sq. (i.e., the key or circumscribed diameter) are imbedded within the gap and the flat sides (i.e., the minor or inscribed diameter) present aid, permitting the rest of the plate through-hole barrel to stay intact. These pins are perfect for use as output terminals in purposes with demanding mechanical and electrical necessities, together with energy provides, energy converters, rectifiers, relays, and different units topic to blind mating or tough dealing with, in addition to for board stacking purposes in energy methods. The press-fit finish terminates to a board inside such units and the uncovered tails are sometimes plugged into sockets or soldered into PCB holes. Within the latter case, vents situated on the finish of every pin permit soldering gasses to flee to make sure higher solder move.
Phoenix Contact’s new Industrial Case System (ICS) housings can be found in a variety of sizes with a number of connection choices appropriate for communication interfaces, controllers, energy provides, and different units. Meant to ease the IoT gadget design course of, the versatile enclosures can be found in 9 widths, six heights, and 5 depths, and have standardized gadget connections together with RJ45, D-Sub, USB, and quite a lot of PCB terminal block and different PCB connection choices. The brand new ICS housings are designed to be used in IP20 management cupboards, might be mounted on DIN rails, and are rated for -40C to +100C operation. Splendid purposes embrace course of business, infrastructure, constructing automation, and different harsh-environment methods.
ODU launched a number of new connectors designed to set new requirements for impermeability, robustness, excessive density, mass interconnect, high-temperature efficiency, meeting velocity, and automated docking at electronica 2018. New merchandise embrace the pilot-production ODU-MAC® Black-Line a mass interconnect answer with an revolutionary electromechanical locking mechanism; a brand new economical, user-friendly, and spindle-locking ODU-MAC Blue-Line mixture module that achieves the very best packing density out there available on the market with a width of simply 14.4mm; the brand new ODU DOCK Silver-Line, which mixes the ODU DOCK product line with the ODU-MAC Silver-Line to offer versatile, strong options with quick-change heads for automated docking and robotic methods; new ODU-LAMTAC® HTC high-performance contacts for space-constrained, high-current, and high-temperature purposes (as much as 200°C); and the brand new ODU DOCKING MATE self-finding contact system for autonomous driving and automatic manufacturing.
TE Connectivity’s new NanoRF modules and contacts double the density of at this time’s VITA 67 RF modules for rugged VPX embedded computing purposes. The brand new high-frequency, nanominiature, multi-position modules have extraordinarily small, high-density RF contacts which are optimized for sign integrity and designed to save lots of priceless board area and a floating insert with information options on the backplane aspect to pre-align contacts previous to engagement and guarantee dependable mating and constant RF efficiency. The brand new NanoRF modules can be found in half-size variations able to supporting as much as 12 RF contacts and full-size variations able to supporting 18 or extra and contacts, and in addition supply custom-made contact counts and positions for enhanced versatility. Their blind-mateable, float-mounted backplane contacts help frequencies as much as 70Ghz, in addition to each module-to-module and box-to-box architectures, and are rated for as much as 500 mating cycles. Moreover, though they’re designed for zero.zero47” coax cable, a number of cable varieties can be found to suit numerous software wants. They’ve been examined to VITA 72’s excessive vibration requirements and are prepared for VPX open structure underneath VITA 67.three with a roadmap for enlargement into different high-density packages.
Amphenol Aerospace’s new FiberQuad high-performance quadrax contacts function an embedded fiber optic transmitter or receiver together with help electronics to offer a ruggedized, multifunctional plug-and-play answer. The contacts help many wavelengths, modes, and protocols, nicely as speeds as much as four.25Gb/s, and encoded and pathological knowledge. They match inside an ordinary quadrax contact, could be put in in plugs and receptacles meant for Amphenol Quadrax 38999 connectors, supply onboard diagnostics and management, and are rated for working temperatures extending from -40°C to +85°C. Transmitter variants even have a transmit allow pin and receiver variants even have a lack of sign pin. Suitable wavelengths embrace 850nm multi-mode, 1310nm single-mode, and 1300 multi-mode for legacy protocols similar to 100-Base-FX, and suitable protocols embrace Ethernet, Fibre Channel, ARINC-818, PCIe, Inifiniband, SDI, HD-SDI, and 3G-HD-SDI, amongst many others.
Kycon expanded its USB Collection with the addition of each vertical and right-angle USB three.1 Sort-C feminine port connectors with longer defend pins for improved stability on thicker PCBs. Each connectors help as much as 10Gb/s knowledge charges, are backwards suitable with USB three.zero and a couple of.zero for max design flexibility, have high-temperature-reflow-compatible surface-mount contacts, are rated for 5A and 10,000 mating cycles, and are packed on tape and reel with a cap for pick-and-place compatibility.
Wire, Cable, and Assemblies
Molex launched a brand new line of Woodhead Watertite Excessive Wiring Units designed to ship optimum efficiency and guarantee employee security in demanding purposes together with manufacturing crops, development websites, outside leisure venues, amusement parks, and catastrophe aid areas uncovered to harsh environmental and working circumstances starting from excessive temperatures and abrasion to high-pressure washdowns. The brand new IP69Okay-rated, wet-location wiring units can be found in two product strains: the 14W47, which is made with FDA-approved vulcanized silicone designed to repel and inhibit bacterial progress, and the 14W47-P, which is made with petrochemical-grade oil-resistant vulcanized rubber designed for distinctive sturdiness. Commonplace options for each units embrace a three-piece twine grip, color-coded terminal screws, floating blade constructions, rubber grommets, compression rings, and superior sealing mechanisms that reliably forestall the ingress of contaminants, vapors, and high-pressure water streams as much as 2,000psi, as demonstrated by IP67, IP69Okay, NEMA 4X and NEMA 6P scores.
TE Connectivity’s new Raychem Cat 5e cable for high-data-rate, harsh-environment army, marine, and aerospace purposes, together with shipboard, satellite tv for pc, C4ISR, weapons, avionics, soldier-worn, and in-flight leisure (IFE) techniques, can deal with speeds as much as 1Gb/s and is certified to MIL-DTL-24643/59 and /61. Designed in accordance with ANSI/TIA-568-C.2, the cable is light-weight, straightforward to terminate, and made with high-temperature fluoropolymers that reliably stand up to excessive temperature fluctuations spanning -65°C to +200°C. It’s obtainable with quite a lot of jacket supplies designed to go well with a variety of particular person software necessities starting from improved flexibility to zero halogen supplies, in a waterblock variation with tremendous absorbent tapes and yarns that additional scale back weight, improve flexibility, and decrease set up prices in comparison with silicon-filled waterblocks, and as custom-made end-to-end options particularly tailor-made to buyer wants.
Improvement Kits, Instruments, and Supplies
Avnet and Octonion, an Clever Edge IoT software program supplier, have teamed as much as create a class of IoT options referred to as “Meta-Sensing” that leverages synthetic intelligence (AI), hardware, and software program to permit engineers at any degree to develop and deploy IoT options in as little as six to eight months as an alternative of the standard 18–24. The great end-to-end answer is Avnet’s newest try and take the complexity out of IoT by offering clients with sensible, related, and trusted options.
Xtalic Company has entered the electrical car (EV) market with new supplies designed to increase the lifetime of connectors in electrical battery chargers by as much as 40 occasions. When used to switch conventional contact constructions like silver over nickel over copper, which may put on by way of after 250 charging cycles, the corporate’s XTRONIC® and LUNA® nanostructured alloys considerably enhance connectors’ hardness, sturdiness, and corrosion resistance, obtain as much as 10,000 charging cycles in excessive regular drive purposes, and may function at 150°C or larger, which may trigger typical supplies to lose crucial properties required for protected operation. Connector corporations and OEMs are presently testing the qualifying the brand new Xtalic supplies and the corporate expects to see them included into the subsequent era of EVs. As well as, the corporate can also be within the midst of creating XTALIUM™, a nanostructured aluminum alloy designed to assist enhance vary and efficiency within the EV market by offering a sturdy, corrosion-resistant coating that permits using low-cost, light-weight magnesium alloy elements as an alternative of aluminum, which is each pricier and heavier.
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