Posts Tagged: EV Wire and Cables

TE Connectivity introduces high-voltage terminal and connector kits for EVs

TE Connectivity’s new EV solutions kits contain all of the company’s high-voltage terminals and connectors needed to create an assembly, now in a single package. Kits are available for AMP+ HVA 280, AMP+ HVA 630, AMP+ HVP 800, AMP+ HVP 1100, and AMP+ IPT solutions designed for high-voltage EV applications. “To make ordering and assembly… Read more »

Copper use in vehicle wiring harnesses expected to surge

New research from the International Copper Association (ICA) predicts that the use of copper in wiring harnesses will continue to grow. According to the study, conducted by Martec Group, the greatest drivers of the increase will be vehicle electrification and demand for larger vehicles. The study states that by 2030, there will likely be an… Read more »

Champlain launches high-voltage battery cable for EV market

Wire and cable company Champlain has launched a new high-voltage battery cable called the EXRAD ERGO FLEX-2. The cable features a Class D 150° C temperature rating, and 600 V or 1,000 V capability. The EXRAD ERGO FLEX-2 is an irradiation cross-linked polyolefin designed to expand and contract through temperature excursions, while maintaining its connector… Read more »

Champlain Cable patents automotive cable testing apparatus

Champlain Cable has patented a flexibility testing apparatus for automotive wire and cable. The idea for the product came from a European specification for wire – LV-112, used by German OEMs – that described a wire flexing requirement, but did not describe the apparatus used to test the wire. According to Champlain, the test could… Read more »