Connector Design Engineers Develop a Solution Guide for ITT Cannon
Connectors Providing Technical Information not Found in Standard Catalogs
Frustrated by the lack of information available to quickly design ITT Cannon connectors, two
connector engineers from PEI-Genesis (www.PEIGenesis.com) developed and published the first
ITT Cannon Solutions Guide in 1995. It is now available in it's fourth reprint and used by over
100,000 product design engineers worldwide.
Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) November 18, 2009 -- As the Applications Engineering Manager for PEI-Genesis a
worldwide distributor and assembler of ITT Cannon connectors, Kent Carlson was in charge of finding answers
that went beyond what was available in standard connector catalogs. Carlson remembers, "My customers were
finding it time consuming to review all the information out there. They also found holes in the consistency of the
specifications." "Today," says Carlson, "my customers use the ITT Cannon Solutions Guide to quickly compare
and select from 20 circular connectors series, and find information on accessories that fit their application."
According to Carlson, "since the connector information is presented in a clear and concise manner that is easy to
navigate, the OEM product designer can focus on the design of their product, without having to become a
According to Mark Baptista, Internal Application Engineer Manager for PEI-Genesis, "information that is
provided in the solutions guide for ITT Cannon Connectors includes how to assemble and mount the circular
connectors. Customers have told me they looked all over the Internet and couldn't find that information." Baptista
observes, "Same with finding series of the correct assembly tools to crimp contacts. As far as I know this
information is not available in the ITT Cannon Catalogs nor anywhere else."
According to Kent Carlson, "A popular section is the side-by-side comparison of the 20 series of ITT Cannon
connectors. Basically you're reviewing the specifications