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Loughborough University Unveils 2016 Formula Student Car

Posted: 24/08/2016

Last year we told you about our involvement with Loughborough University and its exciting racing car project which did so well in last year’s Formula Student competition. You may remember Lane Motorsport provided a variety of Souriau 8STA connectors for use throughout the car. Loughborough University ended 2015 as the 3rd UK team in the World rankings and, now, the team has unveiled its car for 2016 – the LFS16.

Sam Plans a Racing Return in Time for Next Season

Posted: 29/07/2016

As we reported back in May, our sponsored rider Sam Osborne had to pull out of this year’s Thundersport GB Series after just three rounds. The reason? Sam was diagnosed with Post-Concussion Syndrome after sustaining a head injury during a crash at a testing session late last year.

Heat Shrink Boots for Backshell to Cable Transitions Now Available

Posted: 28/07/2016

We have now made available a wide range of heat shrinkable boots designed for strain relieving applications where motorsport connectors have integral backshell and other connector designs use boot adaptor backshells to save weight to cable transitions, as well as in other areas where insulation and component protection are key requirements.

Industrial Rack and Panel Connectors Perfect for Blind Mating Applications

Posted: 26/07/2016

We are very happy to announce the Red Range of rugged industrial rack and panel connectors suitable for use throughout industry in blind mating applications to our current range of connector solutions.

Protective Caps for MIL-DTL-38999 and 26482 Circular Connectors from Lane Electronics

Posted: 07/07/2016

We are happy to announce a new range of protective caps designed for high performance circular connectors that meet the requirements of MIL-DTL-38999 and MIL-DTL-26482.

Choice and Next Day Delivery are Still Key Customer Requirements with Online Shopping Growing Fast

Posted: 05/07/2016

Not surprisingly, managing our stock profile to ensure it continues to reflect what the industry needs has been a key part of our strategy since the company was formed back in 1966. As we move through our 50th year, we maintain a product and parts inventory worth several million pounds which means we are virtually always able to meet our customers’ demands for choice and delivery. And, as you will read later, this level of stockholding also allows us to help customers faced with product shortages... more

UK-Made MIL-DTL-26482 Circular Connectors for Demanding Industrial Applications

Posted: 06/06/2016

The LMH series of bayonet-coupling circular power connectors from UK manufacturer Weald Electronics meets the requirements of MIL-DTL-26482 Series 1 and Patt 105. The connectors are manufactured in accordance with BS9522 F0017 and BS/CECC 75201-003. As a result and thanks also to their high power capability, LMH series connectors are ideally suited for demanding applications across... more

Mains Power Circular Connectors for Battery Powered Vehicles

Posted: 02/06/2016

We have made available a range of mains power circular connectors manufactured in the UK by Weald Electronics. The LMV range is produced to IEQC-CECC spec BS/CECC 75201-004 which includes the safety requirements of BS EN 60950 for safe use in mains applications and CE marked assemblies including the on-board charging of electric vehicles.

High Performance High Reliability Connector Contacts From Lane Electronics

Posted: 31/05/2016

We are happy to announce that we can now supply several types and sizes of D-Subminiature and Rectangular connector systems populated by PosiBand®, a proprietary contact that overcomes the weaknesses inherent in the design of closed entry female contacts currently in use by many connector manufacturers. ... more

Lane Electronics to Showcase Circular Power Connectors at DVD 2016

Posted: 25/05/2016

We will present our circular power connector capability at DVD 2016, scheduled to be staged at the Millbrook Proving Ground on September 7 and 8th. DVD 2016 is organised by Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S), which is the part of the Ministry of Defence responsible for equipping and supporting the UK's armed forces for current and future operations.