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Automation: Integrating robot colleagues into the manufacturing industry

Automation: Integrating robot colleagues into the manufacturing industry

It's well recorded within the manufacturing industry that robots play a role. A recent review of British manufacturing argues that automation

Fibre-optics and digital communications in Britain : where it all began

Fibre-optics and digital communications in Britain : where it all began

Digital technologies alongside fibre-optic communication is a field in which the UK is a groundbreaker.The history of emerging digital

9 Uses of Fiber Optic Cables

9 Uses of Fiber Optic Cables

Fiber optic cables are cables that contain several thousands of optical fibers in a protective, insulated jacket. The optical fibers are very thin

Rugged connectors: plastic or metal?

Rugged connectors: plastic or metal?

Anyone in search of a rugged connector for a particular application will be confronted with a wide range of choices. Making the right choice is

Bulgin offers application-focused approach to connectivity and switching

Bulgin offers application-focused approach to connectivity and switching

Bulgin is helping its customers to select the right connectors and switches for their applications with the launch of an Industry Applications

What makes a harsh environment connector?

What makes a harsh environment connector?

There is a growing demand for power, signal and data to be made available just about everywhere we look – even in the most extreme types of

9 things that shouldn’t work underwater – but do

9 things that shouldn’t work underwater – but do

We often make a big play out of the fact that our Buccaneer connectors work in hostile environments – including underwater. This got us wondering

Subsea ROV

Subsea ROV

The oil and gas sector routinely engages in subsea exploration, an expensive activity costing up to a million dollars a day for vessels, ROVs and

Maintaining interconnectivity in the harshest environments

Maintaining interconnectivity in the harshest environments

Ensuring uninterrupted connectivity in the harshest environments is quite a challenge, requiring durable, environmentally-sealed connectors

Could intelligent connectors usher in the IoT revolution?

Could intelligent connectors usher in the IoT revolution?

Smart, connected devices have the capability to make our lives easier, greener and safer by creating networks of devices that collect and share

5 reasons why connectors are better than hardwiring

5 reasons why connectors are better than hardwiring

Anyone who designs or builds industrial machinery or consumer devices will be confronted with a choice either to “hardwire” cables point-to-point

Miniaturisation for rugged connectors: how small should they go?

Miniaturisation for rugged connectors: how small should they go?

As the world races ahead to develop increasingly advanced technology, electronic devices are becoming more compact, allowing more complexity and

What’s the difference between a capacitive switch and a piezo switch?

What’s the difference between a capacitive switch and a piezo switch?

If you have ever had to research switches or even select a switch for a piece of electronic equipment, the number of switch technologies available

Reliable connectivity for subsea applications

Reliable connectivity for subsea applications

Despite being a relatively routine activity in the oil and gas sector, subsea exploration is not cheap to perform, costing up to a million dollars

How to minimise insertion loss in optical fiber connections

How to minimise insertion loss in optical fiber connections

Optical fiber is everywhere in the world, from home broadband and telecommunications to the undersea cables that connect continents together.

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