Cables, Connectors, Enclosures http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8226/more en Flexible Bellows Couplings http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/flexible-bellows-couplings <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Servometer </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/machinedesign.com/files/uploads/2015/03/servometer-200.jpg" style="width: 200px; height: 42px; float: right;" />What does a flexible bellows coupling do? Is fatigue failure a concern with the applications this product is used for? What are some of the applications this type of product has been used in? What are some of the misalignments, and torques a bellows coupling can compensate for?<br /> </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/flexible-bellows-couplings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/flexible-bellows-couplings#comments Design FAQs Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:10:00 +0000 47731 at http://machinedesign.com Ten Things Impacting Connector Selection — Plus information about Environmental Sealing and Hermetic Sealing http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/ten-things-impacting-connector-selection-plus-information-about-environ <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Fischer Connectors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The right connector can make your device smaller, lighter, and easier for the user to handle. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/ten-things-impacting-connector-selection-plus-information-about-environ" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/ten-things-impacting-connector-selection-plus-information-about-environ#comments Cables, Connectors, Enclosures White Papers Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:06:00 +0000 35411 at http://machinedesign.com Managing Risk in Medical Connectors http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/managing-risk-medical-connectors <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Fischer Connectors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The FDA has implemented a challenging new standard that affects all medical device manufacturers in the United States. This article</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/managing-risk-medical-connectors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/managing-risk-medical-connectors#comments Cables, Connectors, Enclosures White Papers Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:53:00 +0000 35401 at http://machinedesign.com Design Considerations to Meet the Urgent Demand for Miniaturization of Electronics in Military Applications http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/design-considerations-meet-urgent-demand-miniaturization-electronics-mi <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Fischer Connectors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Military organizations throughout the world are working hard to lighten the load that soldiers carry into battle, and are looking at connector</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/design-considerations-meet-urgent-demand-miniaturization-electronics-mi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/design-considerations-meet-urgent-demand-miniaturization-electronics-mi#comments Cables, Connectors, Enclosures White Papers Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:47:00 +0000 35391 at http://machinedesign.com NFPA 79 2015 ELECTRICAL STANDARD FOR INDUSTRIAL MACHINERY http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/nfpa-79-2015-electrical-standard-industrial-machinery <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Lapp Group </div> <div class="node-body article-body">NFPA 79 is the U.S. Electrical Standard for Industrial Machinery and is referenced by the National Electrical Code under Article 670. NFPA 79 encompasses all of the machines’ electrical and electronic</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/nfpa-79-2015-electrical-standard-industrial-machinery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/nfpa-79-2015-electrical-standard-industrial-machinery#comments Cables, Connectors, Enclosures White Papers Tue, 24 Mar 2015 17:46:00 +0000 47631 at http://machinedesign.com Protecting Cables from Oil Damage http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/protecting-cables-oil-damage <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Lapp Group </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Many things can affect the life and performance of electrical cables, oil is one of the most damaging. Used as a coolant and lubricant in many industrial and infrastructure settings, oil can inflict molecular</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/protecting-cables-oil-damage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/protecting-cables-oil-damage#comments Cables, Connectors, Enclosures White Papers Tue, 24 Mar 2015 17:28:00 +0000 47621 at http://machinedesign.com Connectors Lower Wiring Costs http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/connectors-lower-wiring-costs <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Lapp Group </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The assumption that hardwiring will minimize wire installation costs turns out to be wrong. If you design or build industrial machines, you probably know all about hardwiring. It remains the most common way to</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/connectors-lower-wiring-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/connectors-lower-wiring-costs#comments Cables, Connectors, Enclosures White Papers Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:40:00 +0000 47611 at http://machinedesign.com Variable Frequency Drive Cables http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/variable-frequency-drive-cables <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by SAB </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Why are variable frequency drive (VFD) systems subject to electromagnetic interference (EMI)? Are newer drives more susceptible to noise problems?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/variable-frequency-drive-cables" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/variable-frequency-drive-cables#comments Design FAQs Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Fri, 13 Mar 2015 16:58:00 +0000 47291 at http://machinedesign.com Monofilament Braid Sleeves Protect Wiring and Cables http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/monofilament-braid-sleeves-protect-wiring-and-cables <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Atkins and Pearce&rsquo;s Armour Guard line offers 11 expandable monofilament sleeves for protecting wires, cables, and hoses in a variety of environments. Heavy-duty braids target rugged applications for abrasion protection. Flame-retardant braids are used in industrial and high-tech applications to quickly self-extinguish and minimize fire damage and spreading. And Halar braids for HVAC applications prevent toxic gases from spreading in a system and are resistant to high temperatures. The sleeves come in sizes ranging from 3/16 to 5 in.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/monofilament-braid-sleeves-protect-wiring-and-cables" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/monofilament-braid-sleeves-protect-wiring-and-cables#comments Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Fri, 06 Mar 2015 17:29:00 +0000 47071 at http://machinedesign.com 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? How are today's</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/rectangular-and-circular-connectors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/rectangular-and-circular-connectors#comments Design FAQs Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:29:00 +0000 45011 at http://machinedesign.com