Industrial


Honest. Real. Authentic. Milliken’s ‘ColorDirection 2019’ foresees key trends in palette preferences

Reactint® polymeric colorants were invented by Milliken and specifically designed for coloring polyurethane and other thermoset resins.
(Photos © 2018 Milliken & Company, all rights reserved, MKPR182)Ghent, Belgium – Color can excite. Color can calm. Color can reassure. Color can provide identity. Color is a force to be reckoned with.

Belden Provides Robust Connectivity with Industrial Cellular Router

Belden provides robust connectivity with Industrial Cellular Router. (Photo: Belden, PR461) St. Louis, Missouri - May 17, 2018 - Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, has released the Magnum DX940e Industrial Cellular Router. This new, compact device from Belden’s GarrettCom brand adheres to NERC CIP industry standards by delivering stricter security protocols and extended flexibility for the most reliable connections over wired and wireless networks in energy facilities.

TE Connectivity champions safety with new HDC connector inserts that meet latest railway flame retardance specifications

TE Connectivity champions safety with new HDC connector inserts that meet latest railway flame retardance specifications. 
(Source: TE Connectivity, PR248)DARMSTADT, Germany – May 14, 2018 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has introduced a new range of inserts for heavy duty connectors that comply with the EN45545 European standard on flame retardancy for materials and products in railway rolling stock.

Mondi’s BarrierPack Recyclable wins award, further extends functionality with added gas barrier

Uwe Obermann, Director R&D and Innovation Consumer Goods Packaging, and Carl Stonley, Technical Account Manager at Mondi Consumer Goods Packaging, accept the Plastics Recycling Europe Show award for “Best Technology Innovation in Plastics Recycling.” (Photo: Mondi, PR089)Vienna, 26 April 2018 – Mondi’s award-winning BarrierPack Recyclable laminate is a highly sustainable material with performance properties equivalent to conventional alternatives and fully compatible with existing industrial recycling streams. Now, thanks to a recent innovation, it’s suitable for more applications.

TE Connectivity celebrates 75 years of PIDG terminals and splices

TE Connectivity celebrates 75 years of PIDG terminals and splices. 
(Source: TE Connectivity, PR178)DARMSTADT, Germany – April 16, 2018 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, is celebrating 75 years of production of its PIDG (Pre-Insulated Diamond Grip) terminals and splices. TE’s predecessor company AMP began making PIDG products in 1943, when company founder, Uncas A. Whitaker, invented a breakthrough insulation support sleeve that offered better terminal performance under high stress.

TE Connectivity launches a cross linked ruggedized Cat5e rail data cable for use on both on board and trackside applications

TE Connectivity launches a cross linked ruggedized Cat5e rail data cable for use on both on board and trackside applications. (Source: TE Connectivity, PR240)DARMSTADT, Germany – April 12, 2018 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has introduced a new Category 5e (Cat5e) quad high speed data cable for railway rolling stock and infrastructure. With its halogen-free flame retardant polymer insulation, the cable complies with EN45545-2, the new European standard covering fire behavior of materials and products in railway rolling stock. This is because its crosslinked outer jacketing provides high resistance to chemicals, mechanical stresses and extreme temperatures. It can be supplied on its own or in pre-assembled assemblies with connectors, for ease and speed of installation.

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