Cables, Connectors, Enclosures http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8226/more en Rectangular and Circular Connectors http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/rectangular-and-circular-connectors <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Harting </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What kinds of connectors can engineers specify for machine design today? Why are circular connectors so common? 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Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Tue, 02 Dec 2014 21:51:00 +0000 44991 at http://machinedesign.com 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