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World RF Coax Connector Market

World RF Coax Connector Market

How did the RF coax connector market perform in 2017? How is it anticipated to perform in 2018 and beyond? What markets and geographical regions present the greatest potential for growth in RF (coaxial) connectors and why?
How does the increase in frequency influence design, production tolerances, test equipment and cost?
Which specific RF coax connector families and product types are projected to show the highest growth and how are connector manufacturers addressing this potential increase or decrease in demand?

Bishop & Associates latest research report, World RF Coax Connector Market 2018 presents the latest market information, trends, RF connector technology, and application information. RF coax connector sales for the years 2016, 2017, 2018F, and 2023F are provided by RF connector family and type, worldwide and by region of the world.

Predictions include effects of trends for higher frequencies, broader application bandwidths, and international shifts. With a forecasted CAGR of XX.X% from 2018 to 2023, growth of the world RF coax connector market exceeds many other connector types.

Major changes are currently underway for coaxial connectors and applications, understand and prepare your company and customers for these changes by ordering your copy of World RF Coax Connector Market 2018.


Chapter 1 - Analysis of the World RF Coax Connector Market
Introduction
Report Organization
By Chapter
Valuations
Disclaimer
Executive Summary
World Sales – “Total” vs “RF”
World Total Connector Sales 2017 – 2018F by Region
World “Total Connectors” Five-Year CAGR 2018F to 2023F by Product Type
RF Connectors
Summary, World RF Coax Connector Sales 2016, 2017, 2018F, and 2023F Sales by Region with Percent Change and Five-Year CAGR
Growth by Markets and Products
2018F and 2023F Connector Sales by RF Product Family 2018F and 2023F
2018 World Connector Market Share by RF Product Family
2023 World Connector Market Share by RF Product Family
Projected Shifts
RF Connector Sales, Data Highlights
Higher Frequency
2016, 2017 2018F, and 2023F RF Connector vs. Selected Microwave and Millimeter Connector Sales with Percent Change and Five-Year CAGR
World Summaries
2018F and 2023F World RF Connector Sales by Product Type, with Five-Year CAGR
Chapter 2 – Connector Family Groupings
Introduction
Comparisons by Frequency
Comparisons by Attributes
Family Groupings
Ultraminiature Connectors
U.FL Connectors
PCIe M2 (MHF4)
Locking MHF I LK Connectors
Microminiature Connectors
MCX, MMCX
QSL Connectors
0.9 mm Supermini
Nano Coax
Subminiature Connectors
QMA and Mini-QMA
SMA (OSM) Connectors
PSM, Power Sub-miniature Interface Connector
SSMA (OSSM) Connectors
OSMM (SMD) Connectors
SMB, SSMB Connectors
SMC, SMCC Connectors
FAKRA Connectors
Connector Description and Specifications
FAKRA Connector Concepts and Features
Keying and Color Coding Options
Next Generation FAKRA (High-Speed HFM FAKRA-Mini)
1.0/2.3 Coax Inserts, for DIN 41612 Connectors
1.0/2.3 Connectors per DIN 47297
1.6/5.6 Connectors
Miniature Connectors
BNC
Mini-BNC and HD BNC
MHV and SHV Connectors
UHF and Mini-UHF
F and G (CATV Type) Connectors
Medium (Size) Connectors
TNC, RP-TNC Connectors
18 GHz TNC
TNCA (18 GHz) and PTNC (16 GHz) Connectors
Accessories
TK and “Replaceable Head” Connectors
N Connectors
QN (Quicklock N) Connectors
HN Connectors
ZMA Connectors
SMKey Connectors
4.3/10 Connectors
4.1/9.5 Connectors
Large (Size) Connectors
7/16 DIN Connectors
13-30 DIN, 25-58 DIN Connectors
LC and LT Connectors
C and SC Connectors
Precision Connectors
Introduction
7 mm (APC-7) Connectors
Test Equipment Prompts New Microwave Connectors
3.5 mm and 2.92 mm Connectors
2.40 mm and 1.85 mm Connectors
1.35 mm “E” Connectors
1 mm Connectors
0.8 mm Connectors
Blind-mate Connectors
BMA (OSP), BMMA (OSSP)
BZ, BMZ Connectors
SMP (GPO), SMPM (GPPO), SMPS (G3PO) Family
VITA 67 Coax Assemblies
VITA 67.1 and 67.2
VITA 67.3
Miscellaneous Other RF Interconnects
RCA & Motorola Antenna Plug
Combination Standard Connectors with Coax Contact Assemblies
Chapter 3 – RF Coax Connector Analysis
2016, 2017, 2018F, and 2023F RF Connector Sales by
Region with Percent Change and Five-Year
CAGR
2018F and 2023F RF Connector Sales by Region
2018F RF Connector Market Share by Region
2023F RF Connector Market Share by Region
Family Groupings
2017 and 2018F Connector Sales by RF Product Family with Percent Change
2018F and 2023F Connector Sales by RF Product Family with Five-Year CAGR
2018F Connector Market Share by RF Product Family
2023F Connector Market Share by RF Product Family
2018F and 2023F Connector Sales by RF Product Family
Total RF Connector vs. Selected Microwave and Millimeter Connector Sales 2016, 2017, 2018F, and 2023F with Percent Change and Five-Year CAGR
2018F and 2023F Total World RF Connector Sales by Product Type with Five-Year CAGR
2016 and 2017 RF Connectors by Region with Percent Change
2017 and 2018F RF Connectors by Region with Percent Change
2018F and 2023F RF Connectors by Region with Five-Year CAGR
Chapter 4 – RF Coax Connectors and Historical Development
Why So Many Different Connectors
Connector Terminology
Connector Series
Confusion with Non-Coax Connectors
Connector Sex
Plug and Receptacle
Historical Background, Connectors and Cable
Technical Foundation
First Coaxial Connectors
Current Versions of UHF Connectors
Early Connectors for Test Equipment
Special Study: Omni Spectra, for OSM and SMA
Test Equipment Prompts New Microwave Connectors
Slotless Contacts
RF Coax Connector Standardization
Initial Agencies
Defense Supply Center (DSCC) and Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)
International
International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)
American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
Military Specifications
Standards Development
IEEE Specification P-287
Chapter 5 – RF Microwave and Millimeter Wave Markets
Multiple End-Use Affects Data
Wireless, Communications Drive Connector Usage
Atmospheric Problems Can be a Benefit
Vehicle (Automotive) Connectors
Vehicle Wi-Fi
FAKRA Connectors Dominate for Many Applications
Environmental Standards Affect Markets
Recent Actions Expand Requirements
EU Lead-Free Standards Create Problems
EU Restriction on use of Leaded Copper Alloys
Higher Frequency On-Vehicle Connectors
Automotive (Non-Vehicle) Applications
Space Applications
Outgassing
Supply Chain Considerations
Chapter 6 – Basic RF Coax Connector Concepts
Electrical vs. Mechanical vs. Materials
Characteristic Impedance
Why 50-Ohms?
What about 75-Ohm Cables?
50-Ohm versus 75-Ohm Connectors
What Else?
Generic Connector Design
Characteristic Impedance
Maximum Operating Frequency
RF versus Microwave versus Millimeter Wave
Terminology and Concepts Used with Connectors
Background
Interconnect Performance
Frequency Bands
Charts and Tables Vary
Terahertz (Submillimeter Wave) Frequencies
Materials
Panel & Equipment Mounted Connectors
General
Thread-in Connectors
Extended Rear-Pin Versus Field Replaceable Connectors
Concepts
Problems
Field Replaceable Designs Offer Solutions
RF/Microwave Connector Design
Contact Retention
Intermateability
Intermateability Example: SMP/GPO Family
Specials
Variations of Catalog Connectors
Switch Connectors
Chapter 7 – Connector Application Groups
End Launch Connectors
Provide Transition from Cable to Test Boards
Introduction
End Launch Concepts
Blind-Mate Coaxial Connectors
Concepts
Rack-and-Panel (Module to Module) Blind-Mates
Single Line Blind-Mate Connectors
OSP/BMA Were First
Environmentally Sealed Blind-Mates
Board-to-Board Blind-Mate Concepts
Lack of Standardization
Mil-Aero Board-to-Board Blind-Mates
Cable Connectors
Cable Options
Production Rates Determine Connector Termination Method
Termination for Single Coax-Line Assemblies
Direct Solder and Field-Replaceable Cable Connectors
Termination Problems
Multi-Port Connectors
Concept
Commercial Multi-Port Connectors
Mil-Aero Multi-Port Connectors
Economics and Trends
Low PIM Connectors
Concepts
Designing Low PIM Connectors
Low PIM Cables
Chapter 8 – Supporting Products
RF Involves Broad Array of Support Items
Standardized Test Boards
Accessories – Group 1 – For Connector Interface
Dust and Termination Caps
Shorting Caps
Accessories – Group 2 – For Field Replaceable Connectors and Stand-Alone Use
Hermetic Seals
Pins, Pin-Tabs and Dielectrics
Strain Relief (Sliding) Accessory Contacts
Isolating Insulated Mounting Washers
Adapters
General
Electrical and Mechanical Differences
Precision Calibration-Grade Adapters
ColorConnect™ Precision Adapters
Test Port Adapters
DC Blocks
Attenuators
Concept
Connectorized Attenuators
Precision Attenuators for Test and Calibration
Connector Gages
Assembly Tools
Introduction
Connector Torque Wrenches
Installation Tools for Hermetic Seals for Use with Thread-in Connectors
Installation Tools for Hermetic Seals for Use with Flanged Connectors
Chapter 9 – RF Coax Connector Manufacturers Review
Introduction
Worldwide Total RF Coax Connector Sales 2018F
Companies Included
Company Data
A & P Technology Co., Ltd
AIMMET Industrial Co., Ltd
Aliner Industries, Inc.
Amphenol Corporation
Anoison Electronics Ltd
Anritsu Company
Apex Precision Technology Corp
Automatic Connector
Bel Connectivity
Bo-Jiang Technology Co., Ltd
Cambridge Electonic Industries Ltd
CANARE Electric Co., Ltd
Carlisle Interconnect Technologies, Inc
CeramTec GmbH
Coax Connectors Ltd
CommScope Inc.
Connectronics, Inc.
Delta Electronics Manufacturing Corporation
Dynawave, Inc.
EZ Form Cable Corp.
Emerson Network Power Connectivity Solutions
Frontlynk
GigaLane Co., Ltd
Hirose Electric Co., Ltd
HUBER+SUHNER AG
IMS Connector Systems GmbH
I-PEX Co., Ltd
ITT Interconnect Solutions (ITT Cannon)
JAE – Japan Aviation Electronics Industry, Ltd
JAE – Japan Aviation Electronics Industry, Ltd
MegaPhase, LLC
Micro-Coax
Micro-Mode Products Inc.
Molex Inc.
Orient Microwave Corp.
Pasternack Enterprises
Precision Connector Inc. (PCI)
Radiall S.A.
RF Industries Ltd
Rosenberger Hochfrequenztechnik GmbH & Co. KG
Samtec, Inc.
San-tron, Inc.
SGMC Microwave
Signal Microwave, LLC
Southwest Microwave, Inc.
Spectrum Elektrotechnik GmbH
Spinner GmbH
TE Connectivity
Telegartner Group
The Phoenix Company of Chicago
W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
Winchester Electronic Corp.
Chapter 10 – Generic Connector Care
Introduction
Supplier Data
Concerns
Information Sources
Connector Do’s and Don’ts
Storing Connectors
Connector Torque
“Stuck” Connectors
Cal Kit Connector
Cleaning Connectors
Connector Savers
Proper Use of Connectors and Test Equipment
Proper Mating of RF/Microwave Connectors
Background
Procedure
Proper Mounting of Flanged Connectors
Raised Grounding Ring Requires 360° Grounding
Coax Connector to Waveguide Transition
Right-Angle Transitions
In-Line Transitions

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