The Critical Connection

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Becoming a Best-in-Class Global Manufacturing Company

By atltechnology | Feb 7, 2018

The cost of quality for any global manufacturer in the medical industry is significantly higher than manufacturers of similar products in other industries. Given that ATL’s costs associated with producing at the highest level comes at a price, ATL goes above and beyond to maintain best-in-class practices.

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A Presidential Promotion at ATL

By atltechnology | Jan 23, 2018

ATL Technology, a world-wide leader in custom-engineered interconnect solutions, has announced that David Gens has now assumed the position of President and Chief Operations Officer.

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The negatives of Electrostatic Discharge, ESD

Why ESD Could Be Your Worst Enemy (and Why You Need to Consider It)

By atltechnology | Jan 10, 2018

Similar to a bolt of lightning striking and frying a power line, ESDs can cause permanent—yet sometimes unseen—damages within the interconnect structures.

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The Layman’s Guide to Interconnect

By atltechnology | Jan 3, 2018

Coaxial, triaxial, stationary, DC Dielectric withstanding voltage, thermocouple—what does it all mean? Let’s talk connector, interconnect and cable terminology.

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Why We Believe Overmolding is Essential (And You Should Too!)

By atltechnology | Dec 19, 2017

Overmolding is the process of putting an additional material combining two or more additional parts creating a single, functional object. Think of the handle on your screwdrivers, your toothbrush, etc. Learn more here.

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The Touchproof Advantage

By atltechnology | Dec 12, 2017

As anyone who has spent any time around young children, connectors—specifically to power—can be a catastrophic safety hazard.

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Cable 101: Jacketing and Which is Best for Your Application

By atltechnology | Dec 5, 2017

Whether you are producing a disposable medical device, a consumer charging cable, or a wire harness for a piece of capital equipment, you must connect the different components together—the exterior of all of those wires is the Jacket.

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Cable 101: Shielding and Why it’s Important

By atltechnology | Nov 28, 2017

We’ve discussed the conductor and insulation for carrying the electrical charge and not losing the charge, but now the question is—how do we keep outside influences from interfering?

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Cable 101: Insulation and How it Helps

By atltechnology | Nov 20, 2017

How do we prevent the loss of the free-flowing electricity? Like a home keeping warm air in and cool air out in the winter, this is where wire insulation enters the picture.

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