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Molex Crimp Tooling Videos

Handheld Wire Strip Tool   Large Lug Crimp Press   FFC Termination Press   Crimp Force Monitor   PPDLH   Molex offers a wide variety of production equipment designed and tested to ensure a high quality electrical connection. Using the…

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Locking and Non-Locking Medical Connectors

Medical connectors can be divided into two broad groups based on how they are retained by the devices to which they are connected:  locking – also referred to as latching – and non-locking.  Each offers advantages and disadvantages and design and manufacturing challenges Locking and Non-Locking Connectors USB connectors are examples of non-locking connectors Custom locking defibrillator connector latches securely Example of “MS” – mil-spec type connector commonly used in early medical devices Early medical cable assemblies used connectors adopted from military and industrial applications.  These “MS” (mil-spec) metal connectors had knurled threaded couplers.  Once screwed down to the receptacle,…