Harsh Environments

Whether it’s extreme heat, blistering winds, or toxic chemicals - electronics are more susceptible to damage when operating in harsh environments.

Engineers must account for environmental factors before the design stage, choosing products with proper qualifications and ratings to protect valuable equipment and personnel.

Newark element14 offers a broad portfolio of products and components designed to withstand extreme environments. From military & commercial applications to consumer & automotive electronics, we have the solution you need.

Common Characteristics of Harsh Environments

Extreme or Rapidly Changing Temperatures

Extremely Humid, Wet and/or Dry Conditions

Exposure to Chemicals, Particulates, Oil or Bodily Fluids

Constant or Frequent Vibration and Jarring

Flexing, Twisting or Bending of Wire & Cable

Voltage or Current Spikes and Risks of Short-Circuits

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Copper Foil Shielding Tape

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Snap-Lug Quick-Disconnect Power Connectors

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