Connect-2 Technology

  • Longbeck Road
  • Marske-by-the-Sea
  • North Yorkshire
  • United Kingdom
  • TS11 6HQ (map)

  • Tel: 01642 492220
  • Fax: 01642 492223
  • Website: www.connect2t.co.uk

Contacts

  • Trevor Finn, Commercial Manager
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  • Number of Employees: 21 - 100

Connect-2 Technology - Strategic Manufacturing Partner


Connect-2 Technology - Strategic Manufacturing Partner

A leading sub-contract partner for the manufacture and supply of cable assemblies, looms, wire kits, electrical & electronic sub-assemblies, small panels and box builds, wiring harnesses and terminated wire kits. Connect-2 Technology customers can combine both UK and Far East production through one strategic manufacturing partner to enjoy the benefits of a genuinely flexible service, meticulously controlled through an ISO 9001 certified quality system. The company holds “in-depth” stock levels and product technicians are always available to provide help and advice at any point during your products development and manufacturing cycle.

Custom Cable Assemblies


Custom Cable Assemblies

Connect-2 Technology has the manufacturing resources to provide a very large range of custom cable assemblies tailored to specific customer requirements.  The company provides wide ranging specific solutions to many exacting data transmission, I/O and low-power, hook-up requirements from micro-pitch to large, multi-pole cable assemblies.  Connect-2’s production and technical capabilities together with their extensive tooling stock facilitate the manufacture of virtually any type of multi-pole cable assembly incorporating both solder or crimp technologies including: -

  • Audio and Video Cables
  • Co-axial Cable Assemblies
  • Computer Cables
  • Custom Manufactured USB Cables
  • Data Cables
  • D Type Cable Assemblies
  • Hazardous Area Cable Assemblies
  • Heavy Duty Power and Battery Cables
  • Hi-D Cable Assemblies
  • Industrial Circular Cable Assemblies
  • Industrial Power and Control Cables
  • Industrial Rectangular Cable Assemblies
  • IP Rated Cable Assemblies
  • Mains Cable Assemblies
  • Military Cable Assemblies
  • Miniature Circular Cable Assemblies
  • Network Cable Assemblies
  • Ribbon Cable Assemblies
  • Waterproof Circular Cable Assemblies
 

Connect-2 Technology’s supply chain management ensures supplier performance does not adversely affect component availability and the company has excellent established supplier relationships in place to ensure cost effective and timely stock fulfilment for the vast majority of connector manufacturers.

Electronic Sub Assembly


Electronic Sub Assembly

For over 20 years Connect-2 Technology has provided customers with a significant electronic sub assembly resource for small box and panel build applications including electronic and electrical sub assembly solutions.

The company has access to a wide range of panel components (switches, indicators, DIN assemblies, power supplies, PLC's, test points, etc), PCB and interconnection assemblies, encapsulation and potting, plastic housings, plastic parts and covers as well as convenient approved sources for metalwork (drilled and formed) with various coating options.

Connet-2 Technology employs a dedicated panel and box build assembly team utilising a range of specialist equipment, light hand tools and heavy duty tools. Combined with purpose built assembly and test kit together with an in-depth knowledge of mechanical and electrical practices and electronic components, supported by full in-house technical expertise, ensures strict conformance to customer drawings, specifications and instructions.

A range of flexible supply options including order scheduling, single order deliveries and pull style (kan-ban) order replenishment systems are also provided according to customer requirements. With over 20 years manufacturing experience in a highly competitive market Connect-2 Technology has forged a close working partnership with many suppliers that ensures customers have access to a vast range of component items offering best value and security of supply.

Typical customer application areas currently include: -
  • Airport Baggage Handling
  • Environmental Equipment and Controls
  • Fire Protection
  • Gas Detection Equipment
  • Green Energy Equipment
  • Home Care Products
  • Multimedia
  • Power Control Equipment
  • Security and Alarms
  • Sira Certified Luminaire Manufacture

  • Test and Measurement

 

 

The company has a wide array of sub-assembly services and panel and box-build components, such as: -
  • Approved Sources for Metal Work (formed and drilled including various coating options)
  • Bespoke Cable and Wiring Solutions
  • Cable Management

  • DIN Rail Assemblies
  • Encapsulation and Potting

  • Enclosures, Cases and Covers
  • Indicators
  • Interconnection Assemblies

  • PCB Assemblies to Customer Requirements
  • Plastic Parts and Housings
  • Power Supplies

  • Relays and PLCs

  • Switches, Isolators, etc.
  • Test Points

  • Thermal Management – Fans, Thermostats, Heaters, etc

 

 

Wiring Looms and Wiring Harnesses


Wiring Looms and Wiring Harnesses

With a wide ranging skill set and a high level of production discipline the company has the ability to produce virtually any wiring looms requirement from simple panel harnesses to large and complex switchgear looms. Since 1995 the company’s wiring looms and harnesses have been incorporated into many large and small-scale OEM applications. Connect-2 Technology's wiring harness assembly cell can provide additional services to support the incorporation of sub-assemblies such as DIN rail wiring, switches, indicators, small panels, etc. All products are subjected to in-process inspections, and 100% mechanical and electrical quality testing of each and every item. In addition customised labelling and individual packaging to suit each customer's requirements are also available.

Power Cables Low Voltage


Power Cables Low Voltage

Connect-2 Technology custom manufactures a wide range of power and control cables utilising both standard and specialist connectors from a large number of manufacturers to provide customers with a totally flexible solution for industrial power applications.

The company has built up many years of experience in producing industrial power cables, umbilical cable assemblies and pendent power assemblies for applications ranging from small hand-held control panels to large scale equipment control such as switchgear, baggage handling and hoist controls together with many configurations of high power umbilical cable assemblies.

With mechanical termination facilities up to 1202mm and a highly skilled solder team Connect-2 Technology can accommodate a very wide variety of single wire and multi-core power cable types as well as source a large number of gland and conduit fittings to match you exact requirements.

For over 20 years Connect-2 Technology has been manufacturing high quality industrial power cablesbattery cables, meter tails, control cables and umbilical assemblies to numerous customers both large and small, utilising quality terminals and connectors from manufacturers such as:-

  • Amp (Tyco)
  • Amphenol
  • Appleton  ATX
  • Binder
  • Bulgin   
  • Cembre
  • Clipper
  • Crouse-Hinds CEAG
  • Deutsch
  • FCI
  • Harting
  • Hirose
  • Hirschmann
  • ITT Cannon

  • JST

  • Klippon

  • Lumberg
  • Marechal Electric

  • Positronic

  • R.Stahl

  • Takbro
  • Torbury

  • Wago

  • Weidmuller

Military Cable Assemblies


Military Cable Assemblies

Since the company’s formation in 1995 an emphasis on the production of high quality cable assemblies manufactured within a disciplined and controlled environment has ensured Connect-2 Technology has attracted and retained a number of prestigious customers for assemblies used in demanding situations, such as Military and Heavy Industrial applications. Connect-2 Technology’s cable assemblers are highly professional, fully trained and competent in the multi-disciplines required for working with the premium connector ranges associated with military cable assemblies.

Several in-process inspections and 100% final electronic testing combined with visual inspection procedures together with full document control, provide the high levels of assurance demanded by the sector.

A vast array of diverse assemblies can be produced to include for example Circular, Miniature- Circular, Sub-Miniature, RF & Co-axial in ruggedized and IP rated connectors from manufacturers such as Amphenol, Binder, Glenair, Huber-Suhner, Souriau, Weald Electronics, etc. We also provide additional services such as potting to provide additional sealing and cable strain relief.

Connect-2 Technology is ideally situated to handle all of your custom military cable assemblies, wiring harnesses and heavy industrial cable assembly requirements.

DIN Rail Assemblies


DIN Rail Assemblies

Complete DIN-rail assemblies to individual customer specifications including cutting to size slotted and un-slotted DIN Rail and using component DIN parts from manufacturers such as: - Allen Bradley, Entrelec, Imo, Phoenix Contact, Wago, Weidmuller, Wieland, etc. Connect-2 Technology’s service affords customers the opportunity to make considerable savings in terms of production labour, procurement and the inventory costs associated with stocking din rail hardware. Customers purchase just the complete final DIN-rail assembly under a single part number as opposed to ordering and stocking multiple individual components. The cost savings associated with a lower stock holding and reduced material waste taken together with overall production labour savings are significant.

Flexible Braid Assemblies


Flexible Braid Assemblies

Both flat braid and round braid options are available with numerous termination options possible to meet your exact requirements. Flexible braid assemblies are above all suitable for applications where vibration or movement is likely to occur - for example aerospace, defence, production equipment, transportation, control panels, door panels, etc.  We can provide a wide range of termination options in either flat or round braid to ensure you achieve the correct mechanical bond between the conductor and the anchor point, even in situations involving a very tight bend radius such as confined spaces or were alignment problems occur. If required you can also specify various insulation options for protection and identification purposes.

Cable and Wire Preparation


Cable and Wire Preparation

The company’s extensive cable and wire preparation facilities provide: -

  • Wire Cutting, precision stripping & tinning utilising a full range of auto and semi-auto processing machines
  • Numerous Crimp terminations to single lengths of wire with auto and semi-auto presses and a large tooling bank
  • Multi-core cables processed with a wide variety of end-preparation options, ranging from insulated and un-insulated crimped terminals to precision tin-dipped ends and/or simple strip-length preparation.
Connect-2 Technology's tooling bank covers a vast range of terminals from manufacturers such as:-
  • Tyco/AMP
  • Molex
  • JST
  • Elcon
  • Harting
  • Takbro
  • Torbury
  • Cembre
  • and others
 

Single wire ranges for automatic processing are from 0.03mm2 to 10mm2 (32AWG – 8AWG) and with hydraulic cutting and termination up to 120mm2 is possible.  Many combinations of single wire kits, wire cutting and stripping and multi-core cable preparation are possible in both low and high volumes.

Multipole Crimp Assemblies


Multipole Crimp Assemblies

Connect-2 Technology produces wire-to-wire and wire-to-board multi-pole crimp assemblies, in both small and large batch sizes, for a wide array of customers within many industry sectors. The company holds a large bank of tooling as well as 'in-depth' component stock covering most of the major manufacturers, including: -

  • AMP (Tyco)
  • Molex
  • JST
  • Harwin, etc.

With years of expertise in many specialist series such as AMP Mate+n+Lok, AMP MTA, Molex KK, Molex Mini-Fit, Molex 1.25mm PicoBlade™ and Harwin’s M80 ranges, etc., combined with extensive use of auto and semi-automated machinery together with a strict quality program, terminations are consistent with exact manufacturer specifications.  

So no matter if it's a small single multi-pole crimp assembly or a complex multi-point wiring harness customers are assured of dependable performance throughout the lifetime of the product. Connect-2 Technology carry "in-depth” stock levels and technicians are always available to provide expert help and advice at any point during your products development and manufacturing cycle.

Cabling Harnesses


Cabling Harnesses

Over a period of two decades Connect-2 Technology has built on its experience in building a wide scope of industrial cabling harnesses for a varied range of customers and market areas to become a trusted supplier of choice.  Making full use of the company’s technical and production expertise, together with its manufacturing resources and utilising a wide range of industrial rectangular connector ranges such as Harting’s Han series; Molex’s HTC and HMC series; AMP’s HA, HA.3, HB, HD, HIP and EMV series; etc., the company can provide a solution for most customer requirements.

Industrial rectangular connectors are designed for rugged applications with a number of distinctive design features such as resilient metal hoods with easy locking/clamping mechanisms, customisable removable modular housing insert configurations as well as a range of circuit and amperage choices to meet a diverse range of power and signal needs. Most manufacturers ranges accommodate from a few mV up to 5kV (600 Amps) and provide the ability to mix signal and power circuits modules locked together in a single housing.  Flexible cable clamp options, which provide for a wide range of multi-core cable and mixed single wire requirements also offer further options in terms of screening, flexible braid and conduit preferences.  Connect-2 Technology can accomodate a huge variety of cabling harness requirements to provide customers with a highly comprehensive service.

Cable Connector Assemblies


Cable Connector Assemblies

Connect-2 Technology’s wide skill range, manufacturing capabilities and wide-ranging stock holding enable the company to provide a comprehensive array of customised cable connector assemblies to any individual customer specifications.  The company provides wide ranging specific solutions to many exacting data transmission, I/O and low-power inter-connection requirements from micro-pitch to large, multi-pole cable assemblies.

Connect-2’s production and technical capabilities together with its extensive tooling stock facilitate the manufacture of virtually any type of cable connector assembly including solder, crimp, screw and compression technologies.  Connect-2’s supply chain management ensures supplier performance does not adversely affect component availability with established and approved sources for most major connector manufacturers such as but not limited to:-

Connect-2 Technology's Comprehensive Component and Tooling Coverage
  • 3M
  • AMP
  • Amphenol
  • Anderson Power
  • ATX
  • AVX
  • Berg
  • Binder
  • Bulgin
  • Cannon
  • CEAG
  • Deltron
  • Deutsch
  • Elco
  • Epic
  • FCI
  • Fischer
  • Glenair
  • Harting
  • Harwin

  • Hirose

  • Hirschmann

  • ITT

  • ITW

  • JST

  • Klippon

  • Lemo

  • Lumberg

  • Marechal

  • McMurdo

  • Methode

  • Molex

  • Neutrik

  • Omron

  • Panduit

  • Phoenix

  • Positronic

  • Radial

  • Souriau

  • STAHL

  • Stocko

  • Switchcraft

  • Toby

  • Tyco

  • Wago

  • Weidmuller

  • Wieland
 

Ribbon Cable Assemblies


Ribbon Cable Assemblies

Excellent flexibility of design is provided from a broad bulk stock range including 1.27mm, 2.00mm, 2.54mm, etc. Many assembly options are possible in both IDC and IDT types including socket to socket, socket to transition/DIP plugs, daisy-chain, split and multi-branch, folded to your specifications and comprehensive labelling solutions. Connect-2 Technology can provide both shielded and unshielded ribbon cable assemblies manufactured to exact customer requirements. The UK production unit can handle small (as low as 25) to medium batches together with high volume production available from the company’s Far East partner.

Co-axial Cable Assemblies


Co-axial Cable Assemblies

A broad range of co-axial cable assemblies are produced by Connect-2 Technology, custom manufactured to customers exact requirements, for many applications including RF, data, video and instrumentation.

Many popular types are available including:-
  • BNC
  • TNC
  • SMB
  • SMC
  • MCX
  • MMCX
  • F-Type
  • N-Type, etc.
 

Most cable styles are available including all RG and LMR coaxial cable types. Automated co-axial cutting and stripping facilities ensures consistent and highly accurate cable preparation in accordance with connector manufacturer’s tolerances. The company can accommodate co-axial and tri-axial cables of up to 11mm O.D. with strip lengths up to 40mm. Once again Far East production is available for volume production (500pcs +).

Data Cable Assemblies


Data Cable Assemblies

As one of the UK’s leading cable assembly manufacturers, Connect-2 Technology has the manufacturing and sourcing resources to provide a wide range of both custom and standard data cable assemblies solutions tailored to specific OEM industrial and electronic customer requirements for many communications and computer data interfacing applications.  The company can manufacture almost any type of signal and data cable assembly including:-

Connect-2 Technology can manufacture almost any type of signal and data cable assembly including:-
  • Serial RS232 D Type cables
  • Network cables

  • Fibre optic cables
  • USB cables

  • SCSI cables

  • SATA cables

  • Monitor cables

  • DVI cables

  • HDMI cables

  • Telecommunications cables
  • Cat5e and Cat6 cables

  • PC Internal cables

Assemblies can be supplied in small to medium volume from the UK production facility or higher volume and moulded assembly product requirements can be met from a Far East production resource managed through Connect-2 Technology's ISO 9001:2008 QA System.  All customer orders are reviewed for key criteria and in-house drawings produced to reflect each fundamental process.  All functional assemblies are 100 per cent tested using one of our Cirris in-line test facilities or, where required, in-house custom test jigs can be built to check specific functionality.

Mains Cables


Mains Cables

Connect-2 Technology has been a supplier of mains cable assemblies and cord sets custom configured to customer requirements since 1995. Options include open-ended configurations incorporating stripped cores with tinning and/or terminations to individual customer specification, as well as over-moulding of grommets and plastic parts (Far East manufactured). Most country specific mains cord sets are available, 100% individually tested with full BSI, VDE, D, N, S, UL, etc. approvals.

Far East Manufacture


Far East Manufacture

Since 1995 Connect-2 Technology has provided customers with quality controlled access to the company’s Far East partner with manufacturing resources in both Taiwan and China, providing a wide range of cable assemblies, electronic/electrical sub-assemblies together with a vast range of component parts. All manufacturing is controlled by an ISO9000 system. In addition the company’s internal QC inspection procedures ensure customer specifications are adhered to throughout the product lifetime, providing customers with the reassurance of fully protected access to the benefits of Far East manufacture.

Connect-2 Technology - Summary of Services


Connect-2 Technology - Summary of Services
  • Audio & video cables
  • Battery cables
  • Bespoke cable assemblies
  • Box building services
  • Cable assemblies
  • Cable assembly
  • Cabling harnesses
  • Cabling looms
  • Cat5, Cat6 assemblies
  • Co-axial cable assemblies
  • Coiled cables
  • Computer cables
  • Cut wires
  • Data cables
  • DIN rail assemblies
  • Electrical sub-assemblies
  • Electronic sub-assemblies
  • Flexible braid assemblies
  • Heavy duty power cables
  • IDC/IDT cable assembly
  • Industrial power looms
  • Industrial umbilical looms
  • Interface assemblies
  • Mains cable assemblies
  • Meter tails
  • Moulded cable assemblies
  • Multipole crimp assemblies
  • Panel building services
  • PCB assemblies
  • Power cable assemblies
  • Prepared wires & kits
  • Ribbon cable assemblies
  • Terminated wires
  • Terminated wire kits
  • Wiring harnesses
  • Wiring looms

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Enquire Now!


Enquire Now!

Contact our friendly and knowledgeable sales staff for a chat about your requirements or why not send your drawings/specifications for a quick quote! Ring us on 01642 492220 or email enqc2@connect2t.co.uk

Support resources

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