Corning Introduces New True Lock Connectors for CATV Applications

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Corning Introduces New True Lock Connectors for CATV Applications

Corning Introduces New True Lock Connectors for CA

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Corning Introduces New True Lock Connectors for CATV Applications
Corning Introduces New True Lock Connectors for CATV Applications
CORNING, N.Y. | Corning Incorporated | junio 03, 2013

Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) introduces its new True Lock Connectors for the distribution segments of cable television (CATV) applications. Designed to meet the discerning requirements of hardline coaxial customers, True Lock Connectors combine the functionality of legacy Corning Cabelcon connectors with ease-of-use enhancements that include:

  • A design requiring less torque to tighten to a full mechanical stop, which is especially useful in tight or difficult installation sites.
  • A new locking mechanism that prevents the cable from turning when tightening the backnut.
  • A unique two-piece design that helps ensure correct pressure when tightening the connector.
  • No additional training required for installers using Corning Cabelcon tools. 
  • The same high-quality shielding and transfer impedance performance as Cabelcon connectors.

True Lock Connectors support a wide range of cable types. The connectors will provide Class A++ compliance when used with a Class A++-compliant cable. Stripping guides for the inner and outer conductors help with cable preparation, and a multislot ferrule provides a uniformed grip on the outer conductors for improved electrical performance.

To see a live demonstration of the True Lock Connector, visit Corning’s exhibit (booth # 10.2/K31) at ANGA COM 2013 Exhibition & Congress, June 4-6, in Cologne, Germany. For additional information on Corning’s products and services, contact a customer care representative at (+ 45) 55 98 55 99, or visit the website at www.cabelcon.dk.

Forward-Looking and Cautionary Statements
This press release contains “forward-looking statements” (within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995), which are based on current expectations and assumptions about Corning’s financial results and business operations, that involve substantial risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially. These risks and uncertainties include: the effect of global political, economic and business conditions; conditions in the financial and credit markets; currency fluctuations; tax rates; product demand and industry capacity; competition; reliance on a concentrated customer base; manufacturing efficiencies; cost reductions; availability of critical components and materials; new product commercialization; pricing fluctuations and changes in the mix of sales between premium and non-premium products; new plant start-up or restructuring costs; possible disruption in commercial activities due to terrorist activity, armed conflict, political or financial instability, natural disasters, adverse weather conditions, or major health concerns; adequacy of insurance; equity company activities; acquisition and divestiture activities; the
level of excess or obsolete inventory; the rate of technology change; the ability to enforce patents; product and components performance issues; retention of key personnel; stock price fluctuations; and adverse litigation or regulatory developments. These and other risk factors are detailed in Corning’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the day that they are made, and Corning undertakes no obligation to update them in light of new information or future events.

About Corning Incorporated
Corning Incorporated (www.corning.com) is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics.  Drawing on more than 160 years of materials science and process engineering knowledge, Corning creates and makes keystone components that enable high-technology systems for consumer electronics, mobile emissions control, telecommunications and life sciences. Our products include glass substrates for LCD televisions, computer monitors and laptops; ceramic substrates and filters for mobile emission control systems; optical fiber, cable, hardware & equipment for telecommunications networks; optical biosensors for drug discovery; and other advanced optics and specialty glass solutions for a number of industries including semiconductor, aerospace, defense, astronomy and metrology.


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