element14 showcases TE Connectivity Interconnect Product Solutions for Robotics

Search, compare and select innovative interconnect solutions for robotics in machinery and automation

element14 has teamed up with TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity, to offer the most comprehensive range of interconnect components to drive power in machinery and automation for robotics.

State-of-the-art industrial robots are required for applications in automotive and aircraft construction, logistics and metal or plastics processing to handle complex tasks where flexibility, productivity and efficiency are needed. element14’s selection of reliable connectors supports the complex moving parts and electronic components for robots performing in harsh environments.

Sean Mak, Head of Supplier Management, element14 Asia-Pacific said, “At element14 customers can easily access dedicated microsites for a wide variety of products to quickly find the TE solutions they want for robotics applications. Today’s industrialized production processes require highly advanced systems in which robots provide the basis for flexibility and boost reliability, precision and energy efficiency.”

The TE reliable power microsite includes a product navigator to assist customers in the identification of specific TE product families based on their unique design requirements and application challenges, including:

  • Motorman hybrid connectors: Integrate communication, signal and power for real-time control at higher performance levels, and help to provide:
    • space savings
    • cable reduction
    • cost savings
  • Heavy duty connectors: Suitable for applications ranging from industrial machinery to railway facilities or electrical power utilities. Housings made from die-cast aluminium and classed IP code 65-68 are suitable for applications requiring EMI and corrosion protection.
  • Dynamic series: Provides a family of wire-to-board, wire-to-panel and wire-to-wire ruggedized connectors with diverse housings, with up to 65A current capacity to meet many applications.

Engineers can access element14’s new TE microsite to get information on robotics to support the development of next-generation technologies for automation and control, at


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Farnell Global is a fast and reliable distributor of products and technology for electronic and industrial system design, maintenance and repair.  From research and design through prototype to production, Farnell helps its customers access the products and services they need 24/7.  With more than 80 years of experience, 47 localised websites, and a dedicated team of over 3,500 employees, Farnell provides every component its customers need to build the technology of tomorrow.

Farnell Global trades as Farnell in Europe, Newark in North America, and element14 in Asia Pacific.  It also sells direct to consumers through its CPC business in the UK.

Farnell Global has been part of the established global technology distributor, Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT), since 2016. Today, this relationship allows the company to support its customers at every stage of the product life cycle, offering a truly unique distribution model, as well as expertise in end-to-end delivery and product design.

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