The difference between wire feedthroughs and bulkhead connectors
Machine Design - Electrical & Electronic, April 15, 2014
Ed Douglas, Douglas Electrical Components Bulkhead connectors are widely used to route power and data into isolated environments, but they're not always the best choice. read more
Sealing off leaks
Machine Design - Electrical & Electronic, April 15, 2014
Ed Douglas, Douglas Electrical Components An application that requires a disconnect on one or both sides of a pressure or vacuum wall probably demands a hermetic bulkhead connector. However, not all hermetic connectors are the same. read more
Precision encoders provide the path to perfect surfaces
Machine Design - Electrical & Electronic, April 15, 2014
Martin Seichter and Helmut K?gel, Heidenhain Corp. Manufacturing parts with near-flawless surface finishes demands encoders with extremely small positioning errors. read more
When Wire Feedthroughs Make More Sense Than Bulkhead Connectors
Machine Design - Electrical & Electronic, April 03, 2014
Sponsored by Douglas Electrical Components Engineers who work with pressure and vacuum chambers usually reach for off-the-shelf sealed bulkhead connectors when read more
The Basics of Quick Disconnectors
Machine Design - Electrical & Electronic, March 28, 2014
Sponsored by Beswick Engineering Quick-disconnect fittings (often abbreviated as QDCs or QDs) provide fast and easy connection and disconnection of fluid lines. There Publication Info read more
Giant cable carrier keeps sludge moving
Machine Design - Electrical & Electronic, March 27, 2014
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Modular Connectors Outperform Hardwiring
Machine Design - Electrical & Electronic, March 25, 2014
Sponsored by HARTING What is a modular connector? What kind of machine automation applications would replace hardwired connectors with a modular connector? read more
Replacing "failed" metal bellows? Consider these reverse engineering guidelines.
Machine Design - Electrical & Electronic, March 18, 2014
Sponsored by Servometer Servometer''s time saving reverse engineering guidelines have made finding replacement metal bellows components read more
Ten Things Impacting Connector Selection - Plus information about Environmental Sealing and Hermetic Sealing
Machine Design - Electrical & Electronic, March 13, 2014
Sponsored by Fischer Connectors The right connector can make your device smaller, lighter, and easier for the user to handle. read more
Modular connector makes stage equipment simpler
Machine Design - Electrical & Electronic, March 13, 2014
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