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Amphenol Aerospace Operations

40-60 Delaware Ave., Sidney, NY, 13838, US

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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

Heavy-Duty Medium Voltage Couplers can be used in hazardous areas.

August 29, 2013

Used for safe and reliable transfer of electricity throughout job site in mining, utility, tunneling, and shore power industry applications, MVC series employs RADSOK technology as well as Rapid-Couple technology. Products vary in voltage from 600 V to 15 kV, with amperages up to 600 A, and have secure fitting covers that repel water and soil. Other features include aluminum housing, combined strain relief and cable seal system, elongated ground planes, and fire retardant insulators. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Single-Pin Connectors feature 1,135 A rating at 2,500 Vdc.

March 28, 2013

Utilizing RADSOK technology, Rig-Lok Connectors come in 2 shell sizes, allowing termination of wire sizes from 4/0 AWG to 777 MCM cable. Quarter-turn reverse bayonet locking coupling allows for audible, tactile, and visual confirmation of secure mating, while double-dead front, fingerproof inserts protect pin and socket, and enable standard and reverse service within same connector package. With hard coat anodized finish, corrosion-resistant plating withstands 300 days of continuous salt spray. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

PV Junction Box integrates Smart Module technology.

February 22, 2013

Incorporating Tigo Energy's PV optimizer technology, Model HBFMMJ-ES50 is certified to CSA-C22.2 No. 107.1-01 for general use power supplies. Unit features 300 W of maximum power, 52 Vdc output, and maximum current input of 10 A. Used for residential, commercial, and utility scale photovoltaic applications, Optimizer maximizes power output of each solar panel module, and also delivers module level data for operational management and performance monitoring. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

NEC 2011-Compliant PV Connector is TUV-certified to 1,500 V.

January 30, 2013

Used in large scale utility and commercial PV installations, H4 series adheres to UL requirements in US up to 1,000 V and meets IEC requirements for use up to 1,500 V in European Union, parts of Asia, India, and Middle East. RoHS-compliant connectors feature RADSOK technology for optimized current ratings and contact resistance, minimizing power losses and maximizing reliability. Products are offered in 4 gauges – 14, 12, 10, and 8 AWG – respectively rated at 32, 40, 44, and 65 A. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Single-Jacket PV Cable works with grounded, ungrounded systems.

November 26, 2012

Used for interconnection wiring in photovoltaic (PV) systems, PowerLink solar cable is offered from 6–18 AWG in various colors and is suited for use on utility solar farms as well as in commercial and residential solar projects. RoHS-compliant, UL4703-rated cable, with flammability rating of VW-1 and voltage ratings from 600–2,000 V, is malleable and facilitates connector crimping. Design is sunlight resistant and suitable for direct burial. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Solar Connector with Stamped Contact is UL-approved to 1,000 V.

June 19, 2012

Suited for large scale PV installations and 1,000 V PV modules, H4 solar connector with stamped and formed contact option can be used in existing systems or new ones and features RADSOK technology. UL6703, 1,000 V testing includes performance after temperature cycling (-40 to +90°C) and humidity freeze (85°C/85% RH to -40°C). Dual-rated (UL/TUV), field-installable, CSA-approved PV connector also meets IEC 1,000 V standard as well as NEC 2008 requirements. Read More

Green & Clean, Services

Molded In-Line Fuse protects PV systems from ground fault damage.

May 8, 2012

UL-approved and IP68-rated HelioFuse helps protect photovoltaic (PV) systems from ground fault current damage without requiring combiner box that houses solar panel's fuse links. Fully intermateable with industry standard PV connectors, fuse comes in connector version that plugs into industry standard solar connector and wire overmold version for custom harnesses. Supplied in weather-tight housing, product operates at 1,000 Vdc max with 20 A rating and 10,000 A current withstand rating. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Photovoltaic Connector is UL certified to 1,000 V.

April 13, 2012

Designed for applications that use solar inverters, combiner boxes, and installers, Helios H4 helps feed power from solar panel into inverter or combiner box and features snap lock mating for panel mount installation and termination to either box. RoHS-compliant connector meets NEC 2008 requirements without need for extra locking collars or locking sleeves. UV- and ozone-resistant, Helios H4 comes in 14, 12, 10, and 8 AWG with ratings of 32, 40, 44, and 65 A, respectively. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

IP67-Rated Connector minimizes mating mistakes.

March 13, 2012

Designed with 90- and 120-color and keyway positions of different polarity, Amphe-SP3 ensures safety during operation. Single pole plastic power connector features RADSOK technology, which uses hyperbolic, stamped grid configuration providing large, coaxial, face-to-face surface area engagement to maximize heat dissipation. Carrying up to 120 A, connector features max operating voltage of 600 Vac with contact resistance of 5 mW. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

200 A Connector Series is designed for small-scale systems.

March 6, 2012

The ePower 200 is available in 2- and 3-pin power configurations with current rating of 200 A per contact. Connector series feature IP2X style sockets available in crimp, lug, or bus bar termination, while cable plugs feature IP2X style crimp pin and can accommodate shielded wires. It includes all-aluminum shell, strain relief for jacketed cable incorporated into shell, and 2 signal terminals for last mate-first break HVIL purposes. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

Corrosion-Resistant Connectors suit hazardous environments.

February 27, 2012

Designed for ATEX and IECEx applications, Starline EX and Amphe-EX series are threaded, flameproof, and fabricated to prevent mixture of explosive gases and electrical circuits via tight tolerances in mated junctions. Starline EX series offers various backshell arrangements and contact inserts for power, signal, and mixed power control applications. Amphe-EX series allow for wire gauges from 12-28 AWG. In addition to standard copper contacts, series offers RJ45 and fiber optic connections. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

DC Cabling Solution reduces PV system costs, enhances service.

February 8, 2012

Intended for commercial- and utility-scale systems, active trunk and drop cabling solution is comprised of one major cable conductor with smaller cables connected to PV panel. Alternative to conventional DC wiring replaces typical trunk wiring design with pre-fabricated wire harness assembly, allowing for up to 40% more modules per string while reducing current requirements. Paired with ModLink junction box, solution also maximizes output of each module and recovers degradation losses. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Solar Panel Junction Box features modular design.

December 5, 2011

With ModLink Junction Box, users can insert smart modules as needed at any time onto back of solar panels. Base unit is thermally separated, yet firmly attached to back sheet of PV panel, providing built-in industry standard connections that allow direct connection between panels using jumper cables, which are available in various standard lengths. ModLink can accept range of smart modules such as DC/DC converters/optimizers, micro-inverters, or monitoring modules. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

Rugged Connector combines high amperage, low mating force.

August 31, 2011

Intended for benign environment power applications, Amphe-PPC single-pole, plastic, circular power connector uses silver-plated 5.7 mm RADSOK crimp-termination contacts; gold-plated contacts are available. IP67-rated product, able to carry up to 120 A, comes with integrated, waterproof cable glands; rubber seals; as well as molded thermoplastic housing and insert. Finger-proof in unmated applications, connector has max operating voltage of 600 Vac. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Power Connector meets base station requirements.

August 1, 2011

Providing power from wireless, mast-mounted base station to remote radio head, Amphe-BTS features 360° EMI shielding with grounding fingers and utilizes bayonet locking mechanism for vibration/shock resistance. Receptacle has crimp contacts and plug has screw termination contacts for field installation. Circular connector, based on MIL-C-26482 series 2, features cable sealing range of 7-18 mm and is available in 2-way 48 Vdc, 2-way reverse gender 48 Vdc, and 3-way 400 Vdc/250 Vac configurations. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Junction Box meets stringent requirements of solar industry.

June 21, 2011

Featuring standardized exterior geometry for automated assembly, Hercules Junction Box is suited for use on rigid silicon panels used throughout PV applications. UL/TUV approved unit features rear alignment with tape and tabs to maintain low breakage rate during robotic assembly and to maximize life of solar module. Measuring 117 x 107 x 22 mm, IP67-rated junction box has temperature range of -40 to +85°C, current rating of 20 A, and voltage rating of 1,000 Vdc and 600 Vdc. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Inline Connectors provide environmental protection.

May 25, 2011

Designed for power generation and distribution environments, NEPTUNE Connectors include inline configuration that seals receptacle's backshell on outer jacket cable, enabling connector to withstand harsh conditions. Units are rated from 30-400 A at 600 V with dielectric strength of 1,800 V. Precision machined from high-tensile strength bar stock, aluminum hardware is finished with Rockwell C 40 coating. Connectors operate from -67 to +225°F and are heat-resistant to +750°F. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Panel Mount PV Connector features quick snap lock mating.

May 5, 2011

Available in 14, 12, and 10 AWG gauges respectively rated to 36, 45, and 52 A, Helios H4 Panel Connector helps feed power from solar panel into inverter or combiner box. Current ratings and contact resistance help minimize power losses, while quick snap lock mating facilitates panel mount installation and termination to either box. Dual-rated for UL and TUV, RoHS-compliant connector meets NEC 2008 requirements without requiring extra locking collars or locking sleeves. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Miniature Threaded Connectors have explosionproof design.

February 2, 2010

Available in 7 shell sizes and 30+ insert patterns, Amphe-EX(TM) connectors allow signal to pass using coax, fiber optic, and copper cable. Operating in -67 to +225ºF temperatures, units are flameproof compliant to EN 60070-0 and EN 60079-1 and ATEX- and IECex-approved for Zone 1 rated applications. Aluminum components are heat-resistant up to 750ºF and aluminum dust cap provides environmental protection. RJ45 and USB connections allow use of Ethernet Class D/Cat 5e or USB cables. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Threaded Connectors are rated for Zone 1 environments.

May 18, 2009

Flameproof compliant to EN 60079-0 and EN 60079-1, Amphe-EX compact explosionproof threaded connectors are designed to allow signal to pass through Zone 1 rated areas using coax and fiber optic cables as well as standard copper. Available in 5 shell sizes and 50 insert patterns, connectors are suited for use with 12-28 AWG gauge wires and ATEX and IEC approved. Scratch-resistant, anodic hardcoat plated hardware provides heat resistance and dielectric strength. Read More

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