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Since March 2020


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Protection plan

Safety at work during pandemic times

May 26, 2020
#coronavirus #COVID19 #taskforce #safetyatwork
Since the beginning of the health crisis, Fischer Connectors has been implementing an elaborate protection plan to guarantee the safety of our staff in their workplace. New rules apply in terms of hygiene, behavior and social distancing. Take a behind-the-scenes look at our global headquarters’ manufacturing site in Switzerland.
 
Even with gloves

Blind-mating connectors: the benefits

May 13, 2020
#usability #blindmating #pushpull #keycode #FischerUltiMate #FischerFreedom
Can you easily mate your connector even if you can’t see it? Don’t let lack of visibility slow you down. Fischer Connectors’ push-pull locking system is designed to reduce the time it takes to mate and unmate your devices. Take the Fischer UltiMate™ and Fischer Freedom™ Series, for example.
 
Sterilization processes

Sterilization & connectivity: product focus on Fischer Core Series Plastic

May 5, 2020
#FischerCorePlastic #sterilization #reusable #autoclave #medical #industrial #foodprocessing #pharmaceutical #reliability #EMI/RFI
The connectors of the Fischer Core Plastic Series are compatible with autoclave, Cidex, EtO, gamma radiation, Steris, and Sterrad sterilization processes, and have been integrated into FDA-approved medical devices. These easy-to-use, lightweight and durable connectors are also ideal for industrial, instrumentation, and food and pharmaceutical processing applications.
 
Co-creating lasting value

Brief in 3 steps for the new decade’s innovations

April 28, 2020
#innovation #ReimagineConnectivity #vision #mission #value
On the threshold of launching important product developments engineered by our R&D teams with and for our customers, let’s present our “innovation manifesto” in the form of a short brief in three steps. The goal is simple: to reimagine connectivity for the new decade.
 
Sterilization system

Hermetic and high-voltage connectors for SteriLux’s sterilization system

April 23, 2020
#medical #sterilization #hermetic #highvoltage
SteriLux’s innovative SterOx System sterilizer uses Fischer Core Series connectors for their hermeticity and suitability for 240-volt applications.
 
Size, weight and power (SWaP)

“Everyone in robotics is still focused on SWaP”

April 21, 2020
#SWaP #robotics #innovation #military #defense #medical #industrial #drones #FischerFreedom #FischerMiniMax
David Ptacek in ConnectorSupplier: “The priorities come from the military robotics projects, but are also important in medical and industrial robots. While smaller in both size and weight, each connectivity solution has to do more: carry more power and more and faster data.”
 
Medical devices

When a life is on the line, reliable connectivity is essential

April 21, 2020
#medical #ISO13485 #sterilization #decontamination #reliability #EMI/RFI #silicon #reusable #disposable
Now more than ever, reliable connectivity is critical for Interventional & Surgical / Diagnostic & Imaging / Monitoring & Therapeutic applications.
 
 
Harsh environments

8 steps for properly specifying rugged connectors

April 16, 2020
#rugged #harshenvironments #sterilization #datatransfer #reliability #IP68/69sealing #hermetic #miniaturization #FischerMiniMax #FischerFreedom #FischerCore
Read this insightful article by David Cianciolo, Director of Engineering at Fischer Connectors U.S., published in ConnectorSupplier’s ‘March 2020 Harsh-Environment Connectivity eBook’: “Designing Harsh-Environment Connectivity: Eight Steps for Properly Specifying Rugged Connectors and Questions to ask During the Process”.
 
Key supplier

Supplying essential components for mission-critical devices

April 15, 2020
#coronavirus #COVID19 #taskforce #supplychain #medical
Thank you for attesting to the key role and necessity of our connectivity solutions for your devices.
 

 

 

 
Knowledge transfer

Military to medical: an effective technology transfer

March 31, 2020
#FischerFreedom #FischerLP360 #defense #medical #wearables #IoMT #innovation #versatility #usability
When technology is engineered for the rigors of the military battlefield, it’s well prepared to transfer the same reliability and durability to the medical industry.

 
Impact on logistics

Deliveries may be delayed in some countries

March 27, 2020
#coronavirus #COVID19 #taskforce #logistics #deliveries
Anti-propagation measures taken in some countries are having a growing impact on the logistics affecting international deliveries.

 
Limited impact

The continuity of operations is assured despite the tightening of emergency health measures

March 23, 2020
#coronavirus #COVID19 #taskforce #businesscontinuity #supplychain
Our supply chain and operations remain robust despite the tightening emergency health measures and their impact on deliveries, which remains limited. The priorities of the COVID-19 Task Force are protecting the health of our staff and serving our customers.

 
Fischer Connectors’ COVID-19 Task Force

Business continuity management: so far, no impact on supply chain & operations

March 17, 2020
#coronavirus #COVID19 #taskforce #businesscontinuity #supplychain
The task force set up by Fischer Connectors to monitor the situation of the current pandemic and to manage business continuity for its customers worldwide, assesses that the COVID-19 outbreak has had no impact on its supply chain and operations so far.

 
Cross-market versatility

Versatility by design: for all customer needs and applications

March 13, 2020
#FischerFreedom #FischerLP360 #versatility #medical #defense #industrial #instrumentation #wearables
The plug & use Fischer LP360TM connectors, cable assemblies and active devices from the Fischer FreedomTM technology platform are extremely versatile. Their unique features – breakthrough 360-degree mating freedom, easy cleaning and easy integration – meet the various needs and requirements of design engineers in a large variety of industries. At the service of end users, ultimately.