Tyco claims lead-free product capability

Nov. 19, 2001
November 19, 2001 While announcing an online lead-free product catalog, the manufacturer says it can make 'almost any new product' without using lead.

Tyco Electronics, parent company of AMP Netconnect, recently stated that it has the capability to make new lead-free products. "Our lead-free process technology has developed such that we can make almost any new product lead-free," said Robert Hilty, the company's director of materials research. That statement came in a release announcing the company's Lead-Free Solutions Catalog, which is available at Tyco's Web-based catalog, catalog.tycoelectronics.com.

Connectors, cable assemblies, switches, terminal blocks, and circuit breakers are among the products included in the online lead-free catalog section. In all, the site lists approximately 5,000 lead-free part numbers. Tyco promises more to come soon.

"Tyco Electronics is committed to providing environmentally friendly products," Hilty said. "More stringent lead-use rules and disposal standards, such as WEEE and RoHS directives in Europe, and MITI recycling laws in Japan, are increasing the demand for a broad portfolio of lead-free electronic components."

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