TE Connectivity’s DEUTSCH Lightweight Feedthrough Built for High-Powered Solutions

HARRISBURG, Pa. – June 20, 2017 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has released its newly developed DEUTSCH lightweight bulkhead feedthrough. This high-power connector offers a lightweight method of connecting electrical power through an equipment bulkhead. Suited for most harsh environments of power distribution in commercial aircraft, military aircraft and ground vehicles, TE’s new bulkhead aluminum feedthroughs are up to 50 percent lighter than existing TE standard male terminal feedthroughs.

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TE Connectivity Releases Standard Board Level Shielding Portfolio

HARRISBURG, Pa. – June 7, 2017 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, announced today its new standard portfolio of board level shielding (BLS), providing customers with shorter time to market, weight savings, and improved thermal conductivity. In addition to TE’s custom-designed BLS solutions, these BLS products are ideal for 2-in-1 notebooks, game consoles, routers, point of sale (POS) equipment, wireless meters, wearable devices, Internet of Things (IoT) devices, servers, and other applications where weight, thermal performance, and electromagnetic shielding are crucial.

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TE Connectivity’s LEV100H Contactor Operates in Harsh and Explosive Environments

HARRISBURG, Pa. – June 06, 2017 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has released its new KILOVAC LEV100H extended performance contactors with auxiliary contacts. Designed for harsh environment and load applications, this version of the LEV series contactors offers extremely high performance for its small size and low weight. Hermetically sealed, LEV100H contactors can withstand the extreme operating conditions in most harsh battery storage and power distribution systems without oxidation or contamination of contacts, even after long periods of non-operation.

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Next-Gen Solutions for Flight and Ground Applications on Display at New-Tech 2017

TE’s advancements in material science help enable next-generation technologies in antennas, such as low-profile conformal antennas. Recent developments in glass fiber composites can help reduce weight up to 40 percent compared to the aluminum enclosures they replace. Changes in materials can simplify manufacturing processes and help improve overall performance in antenna systems.

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Complete Electrical and Fiber Optical Connectivity Solutions in Subsea Systems

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, recently released its SEACON HydraElectric wet-mate connector. Designed, developed, tested and fully qualified in accordance with the latest industry standards, including ISO 13628-6 and API 17F SEAFOM, this connector is available in remotely operated vehicle (ROV), stab plate and manual modes. The connector’s modular construction with 4, 7 or 12 electrical circuits enables many configurations for use in electrical, signal and distribution networks in subsea control systems.

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Lightweight End-to-End Connectivity Solutions for Unmanned Vehicles

TE continuously develops lighter, smaller, more rugged connectivity solutions for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), ground vehicles (UGVs) and underwater vehicles (UUVs). Reducing size, weight and power consumption (SWaP) is vital to improve fuel efficiency and to help ensure reliability in harsh environments.

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TE Connectivity Will Launch HydraElectric Wet-Mate Connectors at OTC 2017

Modular in design and qualified to 4,000 meters water depth, TE’s HydraElectric wet-mate connectors are used in electrical, signal and distribution networks in subsea control systems. The connectors are qualified to meet ISO13628-6 and API 17F-SEAFOM TSD-02, Statoil TR2390 Ver2 and Total GS EP SPS 021 Rev. 07 requirements and also support industry standards for Ethernet protocols, including CAN Bus compatibility.

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TE Connectivity Launches Next Generation ARINC 600 Press Fit Contacts

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, recently extended its ARINC 600 portfolio. In addition to the already existing size 22 press fit contacts, TE now offers size 20, 16 and 12 power contacts as well as press fit quadrax contacts. The addition of these new sizes makes TE among the first in the industry to offer a complete press fit solution for ARINC 600 receptacle connectors.

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