Cables, Connectors, Enclosures http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8226/more en Dual-Shielded Flat Cables Protect against EMI http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/dual-shielded-flat-cables-protect-against-emi <div class="node-body article-body">Engineers at Cicoil encased dual-shielded conducting pairs inside a flat cable housing for better protection against EMI/RF than that provided by shielded round cables and other types of flat shielded cables. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/dual-shielded-flat-cables-protect-against-emi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/dual-shielded-flat-cables-protect-against-emi#comments What's Inside? Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Wed, 19 Nov 2014 22:08:00 +0000 44831 at http://machinedesign.com Enclosures Engineered for Lab Automated Processes http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/enclosures-engineered-lab-automated-processes <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The EnviroMax enclosures from HEMCO are optimized to isolate lab automation instrumentation and processes including liquid handling, powder and sample weighing, and high throughput screening. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/enclosures-engineered-lab-automated-processes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/enclosures-engineered-lab-automated-processes#comments Products Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Wed, 19 Nov 2014 20:35:00 +0000 44801 at http://machinedesign.com 5 Myths About Speaker Wire http://machinedesign.com/blog/5-myths-about-speaker-wire <div class="node-body blog-body">Do expensive speaker wires "sound" better? Not likely.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/skeptical-engineer">A Skeptical Engineer</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/5-myths-about-speaker-wire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/5-myths-about-speaker-wire#comments speaker wire stereo systems Editorial Comment Cables, Connectors, Enclosures A Skeptical Engineer Thu, 06 Nov 2014 15:46:00 +0000 44581 at http://machinedesign.com <p>speaker wire mess</p> Heavy Duty Connectors Include Upgraded Sizes http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/heavy-duty-connectors-include-upgraded-sizes <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The ATHD series of heavy duty connectors from Amphenol Industrial now includes size 8 and size 12 power contacts. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/heavy-duty-connectors-include-upgraded-sizes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/heavy-duty-connectors-include-upgraded-sizes#comments Products Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:08:00 +0000 41541 at http://machinedesign.com High data-rate Ethernet cables http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/high-data-rate-ethernet-cables <div class="node-body article-body">With the need for higher data-rate capacity in the aerospace market, new lightweight, flexible, and routable Ethernet cables are bundled in a unique jacket material that provides the high speed and light weight necessary.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/high-data-rate-ethernet-cables" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/high-data-rate-ethernet-cables#comments Products Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:29:00 +0000 39601 at http://machinedesign.com Flexible Clean-Room Cables http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/flexible-clean-room-cables <div class="node-body article-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/machinedesign.com/files/uploads/2014/06/uploads/2014/06/cicoil-flexx-sil-cleanrm-cables.gif" style="width: 350px; height: 234px; margin: 5px; float: right;" />Flexx-Sil &ldquo;off-the-shelf&rdquo; clean-room cables and assemblies for the semiconductor industry are rated for Class 1 Clean Room use. The rubber-jacketed cables meet ISO 146441 Air Cleanliness Requirements, exceed ASTM E595 outgassing requirements, and are excellent for vacuum environments.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/flexible-clean-room-cables" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/flexible-clean-room-cables#comments Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:54:00 +0000 38661 at http://machinedesign.com Improving Cable Performance in Harsh Environments http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/improving-cable-performance-harsh-environments-0 <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by WL Gore & Associates </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cables are often the last component considered during system designs. In many situations, cables are really the system’s lifeline — if a cable goes down, the entire system</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/improving-cable-performance-harsh-environments-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/improving-cable-performance-harsh-environments-0#comments Cables, Connectors, Enclosures White Papers Thu, 29 May 2014 15:01:00 +0000 37871 at http://machinedesign.com Basics of Industrial Connectivity http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/basics-industrial-connectivity <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Altech Corp. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Industrial connectivity includes any component that is in the path of delivering power or control signals to do useful</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/basics-industrial-connectivity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/basics-industrial-connectivity#comments Basics of Design Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Fri, 02 May 2014 17:43:00 +0000 37171 at http://machinedesign.com When Flexible Cable Doesn’t Flex for Long http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/when-flexible-cable-doesn-t-flex-long <div class="field-deck"> It’s easy to get confused by terms thrown around for cables meant to last a long time on moving, automated machinery. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When science-fiction writer Isaac Asimov first penned stories about positronic robots in the 1940s, it’s doubtful he could have foreseen that one of the weak points real robots would have is relatively mundane: the cabling used to connect their moving parts. This wiring can flex millions of times in normal use. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/when-flexible-cable-doesn-t-flex-long" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/when-flexible-cable-doesn-t-flex-long#comments Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:49:00 +0000 36621 at http://machinedesign.com Precision encoders provide the path to perfect surfaces http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/precision-encoders-provide-path-perfect-surfaces <div class="field-byline"> Martin Seichter and Helmut Kügel, Heidenhain Corp. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Manufacturing parts with near-flawless surface finishes demands encoders with extremely small positioning errors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/precision-encoders-provide-path-perfect-surfaces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/precision-encoders-provide-path-perfect-surfaces#comments Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Sensors Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:02:00 +0000 36451 at http://machinedesign.com