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TecTalk - A Manufacturing Blog

Connectors Series: What is D-Sub?

If you’ve been following our blog, you know we’ve been covering different types of electrical connectors. This month we dive into D-Sub connectors, also known as D-subminiature or simply DB. While they’re mostly obsolete, these tough connectors are still in use today. Learn what makes these connectors stand out and how they’ve led us to […]


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A Guide to Linear Bearings and Rail Guides

Did you know the rolling concept of linear bearings traces all the way back to ancient Egypt? In ancient Egyptian drawings people are depicted moving large stones on a sled with logs underneath; the most basic example of how a bearing works. This is just speculation, though. Concrete evidence of the first bearings dates to […]


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RF Coaxial Connectors: A Simple Guide

RF connectors, also known as coax connectors, help transmit radio frequency signals by connecting transmission lines to various applications. RF connectors are mainly used with coaxial cables. You’ll find them used in TV receivers, two-way radio, Wi-Fi devices with antennas, and industrial and scientific measuring instruments. In this blog, we’ll cover some of the most […]


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Safety Light Curtains: One Way to Safeguard Your Machines

  Safety light curtains (also known as light guards or light screens) are optical sensing devices. They offer flexibility, quick and frequent access to machinery, and better visibility. Also, they’re easier and more cost-efficient to maintain than mechanical barriers. If you’re shopping for a quality safety system, we’re here to answer some of your burning […]


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Industrial Parts Web Store Expands

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Dec. 14, 2016 — Trimantec continues to expand their Industrial Parts Sales division with the addition of two brands. As official distributors of Leuze Electronic and Amerimation, Trimantec is proud to provide an increased selection of industrial parts. Their web store now boasts 81,000+ products from brands such as Airtac, Carlo Gavazzi, […]

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USB Connectors: The Evolution From USB A to USB 3.1

Have you ever felt the frustration of trying to insert a USB into your computer? Flipping it, then realizing you had it right the first time? These connectors have been around for 20 years; you would think you’d be an expert at this by now. Yet, every day you still suffer from USBD, Universal Serial […]


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