Tech news tagged ‘Only Connect’

Only Connect: IP ratings on Connectors

This week’s blog post is all about IP ratings on Connectors and the differences between the standards.

So what are IP ratings and what do they mean?  Well the simple answer is it is the amount the connector / product can get wet.

For example, if you are designing a…

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Only Connect: IPC Standards and cable lengths

Welcome to another post in the series by Nick Locke, of Nicab Ltd, who has over 15 years experience in the electronics manufacturing industry specialising in interconnection cable assembly.

When manufacturing cable assemblies I often see drawings with no specific length tolerance, and – as we all know – with anything made…

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Only Connect: On medical-grade cable

Welcome to another post in the series by Nick Locke, of Nicab Ltd, who has over 15 years experience in the electronics manufacturing industry specialising in interconnection cable assembly.

For those of us who are lucky to work in the higher ends of the electronics industry you will know what…

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Only Connect: Product innovation

Welcome to another post in the series by Nick Locke, of Nicab Ltd, who has over 15 years experience in the electronics manufacturing industry specialising in interconnection cable assembly.

This week’s blog is all about innovation. However, the innovation I bring you is not new.  I know this does…

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Only Connect: On mil-spec crimping

Welcome to another post in the series by Nick Locke, of Nicab Ltd, who has over 15 years experience in the electronics manufacturing industry specialising in interconnection cable assembly.

It is a fact that the very best of the best in crimping is mil-spec crimping as this standard of…

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Only Connect: Useful guides on cable assembly

Welcome to another post in the series by Nick Locke, of Nicab Ltd, who has over 15 years experience in the electronics manufacturing industry specialising in interconnection cable assembly…

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Only Connect: On innovations for RJ45 connectors

Welcome to another post in the series by Nick Locke, of Nicab Ltd, who has over 15 years experience in the electronics manufacturing industry specialising in interconnection cable assembly…

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Only Connect: On USB Type-C or 3.1

Welcome to another post in the series by Nick Locke, of Nicab Ltd, who has over 15 years experience in the electronics manufacturing industry specialising in interconnection cable assembly…

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Only Connect: A snapshot of the connector industry

Welcome to another post in the series by Nick Locke, of Nicab Ltd, who has over 15 years experience in the electronics manufacturing industry specialising in interconnection cable assembly.

Good news for the industry, judging by the latest figures from Bishop & Associates. For the Connector industry, it reports, sales…

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Only Connect: A guide to common Coax connector types

Welcome to another post in the series by Nick Locke, of Nicab Ltd, who has over 15 years experience in the electronics manufacturing industry specialising in interconnection cable assembly.

Many people find Coax connectors confusing – with so many different types it’s hard to know what they all look like…

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