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SOLISTRAND terminals and splices from TE Connectivity: performance that is measured in decades

SOLISTRAND terminals and splices from TE Connectivity: performance that is measured in decades. (Source: TE Connectivity, PR180)DARMSTADT, Germany – June 18, 2018 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors and a pioneer in wire crimping solutions, offers the industry’s broadest range of crimping tools and terminals. An important family in that range, SOLISTRAND solderless terminals and splices, has played a pivotal role in powering technological innovation for over 70 years.

TE Connectivity fills gap in automotive market with plug-in, compact contactor

TE Connectivity fills gap in automotive market with plug-in, compact contactor. 
(Source: TE Connectivity, PR003)HARRISBURG, PA – June 4, 2018 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, today announced its new EVC 80 main contactor for hybrid and electric vehicles. The product expands TE’s portfolio of contactors specifically designed for high voltage requirements in hybrid, full-electric and fuel cell vehicles, as well as in-vehicle charging systems.

TE Connectivity launches new MU27P connectors for control and communications between rail locomotives and vehicles

TE Connectivity launches new MU27P connectors for control and communications between rail locomotives and vehicles. 
(Source: TE Connectivity, PR255)DARMSTADT, Germany – May 30, 2018 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, is introducing MU27P connectors to ensure reliable control and communication connections between railway locomotives and vehicles. The 27-point plugs and receptacles (including dummy receptacles) allow a single point in the train to issue up to 27 commands to all or some of the vehicles simultaneously.

TE Connectivity celebrates 7 billion PLASTI-GRIP terminals and splices

TE Connectivity celebrates 7 billion PLASTI-GRIP terminals and splices. 
(Source: TE Connectivity, PR179)DARMSTADT, Germany – May 15, 2018 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, is proud to announce the seven billionth (7,000,000,000) shipment of PLASTI-GRIP terminals since the inception of the company.

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.

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.

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