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The Benefits of Electronic Component Kitting

Posted October 31, 2018

Electronic component kitting is a process used in manufacturing that refers to the physical act of assembling a production ready kit of parts and components to be delivered to a point of assembly for the making of an electronic device. Employing electronic component kitting allows the assembly line to move more efficiently and effectively. Having kits at hand is a cost effective solution that will simplify the many complexities of production. It can save time, help organize the work area, ...


Coaxial vs Twisted Pair vs Fiber Optic Cables

Posted September 24, 2018

Network cables are used for communication systems throughout the world. Using the right cable will ensure optimum performance of the network. Therefore, whether to use coaxial cable vs twisted pair cable vs fiber optic cable will depend on the communication system being installed.

Each type of cable serves a distinct purpose, has specific benefits, and certainly drawbacks if the wrong cable is installed. There are a number of factors to consider in choosing the correct cable for your network ...


Where & When to Use Shielded Cable

Posted August 22, 2018

Knowing when to use shielded cable is really a matter of knowing the work environment in which the cable is intended for. Depending upon the application, shielded cable may be necessary to keep a product or device functioning correctly!

What is Shielded Cable? 

A shielded cable contains normal insulating conductors enclosed in a standard conductive layer with a special protective shield layer. This shield layer is what sets these cables apart from normal non-shielded variants. Shields are ...


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Stranded Wire vs Solid Wire in Electrical Applications

Posted July 20, 2018

In electrical applications like cable assemblies and wire harnesses, choosing stranded wire vs solid wire will depend on the job requirements. The physical differences between the two wires are straight forward enough: a solid wire consists of a solid metal core while stranded wires are made of a quantity of thinner wires that are twisted together into an organized bundle.

In choosing the right wire to use, there are a handful of considerations and pros and cons that will drive the ...


The Wire Harness Manufacturing Process: Step by Step

Posted June 29, 2018

The wire harness manufacturing process is time consuming, difficult, and task oriented. Nonetheless, as the demand for wire harnesses and cable assemblies grow, manufacturing of these components continues to expand. That’s because the wire harness is one of the most indispensable electronic and electrical components in the modern world!


The Difference Between Shielded vs Unshielded Cables

Posted May 25, 2018

In our modern, high-tech world, cables are more than just four pairs of wires bound together in a casing to connect electronic objects to each other. Cables, in fact, are a necessary component that keep our planet connected. Most of today's connectivity relies on shielded and unshielded cable.


Choosing Your Wiring Harness Components: A Step-by-Step Guide

Posted April 24, 2018

The ideal wiring harness is only as good as its wiring harness components and the operating conditions it is made for. Therefore, what kind of components to use in manufacturing the wiring harness, and how many, will be determined by the application as well as the environmental conditions that the product is intended for.


 The Benefits of Low Pressure Injection Molding Technology

Posted January 16, 2018

Low-pressure injection molding provides custom over-molded cabling solutions using standard low-cost connector components. Today's competitive marketplace is forcing manufacturers to re-assess all aspects of production - from raw materials affecting manufacturing lead time, to capital equipment. Time-to-market, production flexibility and cost containment are all critical elements to be considered while ensuring you meet customers' performance requirements. Low-pressure injection molding with ...


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How Raw Materials Affect Manufacturing Lead Times

Posted October 31, 2017

Is the electronics supply chain diving headlong into one of its infamous component undersupply situations and the associated procurement woes? Some industry veterans are concerned this may be the case as they watch average selling prices inch higher and demand strengthen in an environment marked by low inventories and limited manufacturing capacity. With companies keeping a wary eye on uncertainties in the global economic and political environment – and hesitant to raise capex – the stage ...


The Benefits of Nearshoring Your Manufacturing Processes

Posted September 13, 2017

Running a successful business requires constant improvements in processes and efficiency. Keeping up with the latest trends and being able to adapt are qualities that can make the difference between success and failure! Manufacturing costs play a significant role in profitability, and not many are aware of the benefits nearshoring can have for their business. Below we'll explore the differences between nearshoring and offshoring so you can make an informed decision on which might be best for ...


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