RS Expert Advice Podcast, Episode 14: Four Essential Characteristics of Industrial Connectors

Episode 14

September 19, 2023

In this episode, Chance Atkins, a Product Marketing Specialist at Phoenix Contact, shares expert insights into four essential characteristics of effective industrial connectors and introduces the company’s new Push-X connection technology.

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(0:38) Q1.Please introduce yourself and tell us about your role at Phoenix Contact and how you ended up working in industrial connectivity.

(1:18) Q2.Please introduce us to Phoenix Contact.

(1:56) Q3. Why is industrial connectivity so important?

(3:10) Q4. What are some key characteristics of effective industrial connectors?

(5:00) Q5. Can you introduce some industrial connectors from Phoenix Contact that feature these characteristics?

(9:06) Q6. You mentioned that the Push-X technology is new. Can you tell us more about that?

(10:54) Q7. Can you give us any insights into new Push-X products currently in development?

(14:02) Q8. Is there anything else you’d like our listeners to know about Phoenix Contact or its new Push-X technology?

Connectivity is Key. Trust Phoenix Contact and RS for Your Industrial Connections.

Phoenix Contact develops and manufactures industrial electrical and electronic technology products that power, protect, connect, and automate systems and equipment employed in a wide range of industries, including the manufacturing, renewable energy, and infrastructure industries. The company was founded in Germany in 1923 and is currently a leading global supplier of innovative electrification, networking, and automation solutions that empower customers to develop efficient, sustainable, and cost-effective applications and help lay the groundwork for an all-electric society based on renewable energy.

RS offers a wide range of Phoenix Contact products engineered for use in industrial applications, including connectorswire and cablecircuit protection productsrelaysindustrial controlsPLCs and HMIssensorsenclosures, racks, and cabinetspower productsindustrial data communications products, and tools and hardware.

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