, Dec. 13, 2019
/PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- ODU, a worldwide leader in designing and manufacturing high-performance connector solutions and cable assemblies, is introducing to the US market the new silicone over mold cable assembly solutions.
The ODU silicone system solutions consists of connector, cables assembly over molding and optional individual laser labeling.
The new silicone over mold technology has a no stick-slip effect, which makes these solutions easy to clean, and has up to 500 autoclave cycles. It also creates bend protection and smooth transitioning over molding, making them ideal for applications in the medical industry such as, but not limited to, endoscopy, surgical and dental applications. Additional customer benefits include: liquid or solid silicone offering globally available, various standard over molding inserts and halogen and latex-free solutions.
The ODU North America facility specializes in rapid prototyping and projects ranging from medium to large-sized volumes. The local capabilities include: an environmentally controlled pressurized workroom, a dedicated silicone over mold machine with a vertical free-space system, clamping force of 28 tones and an injection unit of 1.4 oz and 2.3 oz, approved LSR ( liquid silicone rubber) process, connector solutions tested for medical technology use and individual laser labeling. The ODU International Silicone Cable Assembly capabilities include also a clean room EN ISO 14644-1, tool shop for customized molds, electroplating shop, an on-site laboratory and an on-site technology center.
ODU Group: Global Representation with Perfect Connections
The ODU Group is one of the world's leading suppliers of connector systems, employing 2,300 people around the world. In addition to its company headquarters in Mühldorf am Inn (Germany
), ODU also has an international distribution network and production sites in Sibiu/Romania
. ODU combines all relevant areas of expertise and key technologies including design and development, machine tooling and special machine construction, injection, stamping, turning, surface technology, assembly and cable assembly. The ODU Group sells its products globally through its nine subsidiaries in Denmark
, the US, China
, Korea and Japan
, as well as through numerous international sales partners. ODU connectors ensure a reliable transmission of power, signals, data and media for a variety of demanding applications including medical technology, military and security, eMobility/ automotive, energy, industrial electronics, and test and measurement.