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Hylec Components

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Finedon Road Industrial Estate
United Kingdom

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Hylec-APL launches labour-saving K9 Clamp cable connector 04 September 2013

Hylec-APL, the specialist supplier of electronic and electromechanical components in the UK and Europe, has announced the launch of the K9 Clamp connector. Designed to cut electrical installation times by up to 80% and increase profits for installers, the patented K9 Clamp connector uses insulation displacement technology (IDT) to eliminate the need for stripping, twisting and physically connecting wires....

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Alternative to hand soldering PCB connections 23 February 2009

Hylec-APL has launched a range of connectors for PCBs. The product uses crimping to make and secure the connection simultaneously, an alternative to hand soldering, which is extremely time consuming. They require a very small footprint on the board and no separate strain relief. The crimp connectors from Zierick, which are available exclusively from Hylec-APL in the UK, are the smallest and most economical terminals available for SMT wire-to-board applications. ...

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DIN rail mount PCB enclosures 27 January 2009

Hylec-APL provides a range of customisable PCB housings which mount directly onto DIN rails, providing OEMs and installers with the flexibility to specify their ideal design for each application. Securing a PCB with a DIN rail mounted modular housing within a control cabinet eliminates the need for a more complex and costly secondary enclosure. It provides ease of installation and future accessibility to the PCB. ...

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Seeing clear to energy savings 26 January 2009

A supplier of innovative energy efficiency products is using Hylec-APL’s range of waterproof Teetube connectors in its flagship product, a state of the art wind powered generator. The Teetube provides IP68 protection which allows it to be fitted externally and survive in harsh conditions, a necessity for applications such as wind generators. ...

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Going underground 06 January 2009

Digital advertising technology in the London Underground uses Hylec APL connectors for protection UK cable gland specialist Hylec-APL is supplying its latest innovative and tough outdoor cable connectors to London Underground contractors to link together the new LCD advertising display screens in the harsh underground environment. ...