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5 different ways to mold cable assemblies

June 05, 2013 10:40 AM Published by Lisa Clayton | Leave your thoughts

When designing a cable assembly for high voltage, low voltage, RF or fiber there is usually molding of some kind involved.  Whether its the...

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Top 5 Reasons High Voltage Cable Assemblies Fail

May 31, 2013 10:40 AM Published by Lisa Clayton | Leave your thoughts

When High voltage cable assemblies and their connectors fail it is generally a catastrophic failure.

This is because a dielectric breakdown has...

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Why Silicone should be used in your High Voltage Cable Assembly

May 22, 2013 02:31 PM Published by Lisa Clayton | Leave your thoughts

Voltage Connectors being assembled at Caton Connector" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-608">   The first silicone elastomers were developed...

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6 Road Blocks when Designing High Voltage Connectors and Assemblies

May 14, 2013 09:00 AM Published by Lisa Clayton | Leave your thoughts

Designing a High Voltage connector or cable assembly can be very challenging. There are many aspects of the cable assembly that must be...

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Caton Awarded Supplier Excellence Award 3 out of 4 years!

May 09, 2013 02:45 PM Published by Lisa Clayton | Leave your thoughts

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9 Tips for performing a cable failure analysis

May 07, 2013 10:45 AM Published by Lisa Clayton | Leave your thoughts

When performing a failure analysis of high voltage cable assemblies or high voltage connectors there should be a process that should be followed...

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General Design Considerations for Custom High Voltage Connectors

April 22, 2013 03:00 PM Published by Lisa Clayton | Leave your thoughts

Different situations necessitate the design of a custom high voltage electrical connector and/or interconnecting cable assembly. This article...

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Why High Voltage Connectors should be Corona Free

April 18, 2013 04:11 PM Published by Lisa Clayton | Leave your thoughts

All insulating materials fail at some level of applied voltage, and dielectric strength is the voltage a material can withstand before breakdown...

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About Caton Connector

Since 1973 Caton has been the preferred souce for high voltage connectors and low voltage assembly solutions. Our products operate at voltages up to 100 kVDC and have partial discharge levels as low as 2 pC at voltages up to 40 kVRMS and 60 kVDC. Our high voltage connector insert configurations have up to 19 conductors, multi-shields and use single, double and triple extruded silicone cable and are built to lengths of up to 300 feet.

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