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CombiTac Light Housing is made of polyamide material.

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CombiTac Light Housing is made of polyamide material.

April 12, 2017 -

Suitable for industrial test applications like automotive, aerospace and defense industries, CombiTac Light Housing feature centralized locking mechanism. Offering fast and secure connection and disconnection of test instruments, unit is designed in 0.6mm, 1mm, 1.5mm, 3mm and 6mm diameter contacts. With -40°C to +90°C operating temperature range, housing comes with 94 mm rail length and 100 000 mating cycles. Product meets IP20 standards.

Staubli Electrical Connectors (Multi-Contact) - Windsor, CA

Original Press Release

The New CombiTac Light Housing with Centralized Locking

Press release date: April 6, 2017

Specially developed for test applications that require high contact density.

The CombiTac System from Stäubli Electrical Connectors now features a light housing with centralized locking. The new housing was specially designed for industrial test applications, e.g. in the automotive, aerospace and defense industries. It features an ingenious centralized locking mechanism that’s as easy to use as “a quarter-turn to open, a quarter-turn to close.” The benefits are obvious.

In an electrical testing lab, a large number of signal connections are needed between test instruments and the units under test. They need to be connected quickly and easily— and that’s where the CombiTac light housing comes in, providing for simple, fast and secure connection and disconnection of test instruments and units under test. A quarter-turn of the user-friendly spring locking mechanism locks it in place. Once plugged in, the housing can be opened quickly, allowing for direct access to contacts so that electrical measurements can be made.

The CombiTac light housing can combine signals at high density: up to 320 contacts with a diameter of 0.6 mm. A configuration with other electrical contacts with a diameter of up to 6 mm is also possible. Flexibility, modularity and user-friendly design are once again at the forefront. The system is adaptable and extensible; empty carriers can be used for later expansion, and the coding can also be changed manually on site.

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Technical data for the CombiTac light housing:

Degree of protection                                    IP20

Housing material                                  Polyamide (PA)

Mating cycles                                          10,000

Temperature range (IEC 61984)             -40 °C to +90 °C

Rail length                                                94 mm

CombiTac contacts (Ø in mm)              0.6, 1, 1.5, 3, 6

CombiTac

Our modular connector system allows individual combination of power, signal, thermocouple, coaxial, fibre optic, pneumatic, hydraulic and bus connections in a compact frame or housing. 100% customizable.

CombiTac modular connectors are used in demanding applications that require versatile, reliable and long life connectors. 100 000 mating cycles.

www.combitac.com

As of January 1, 2017, Multi-Contact conducts its business and services as Stäubli Electrical Connectors.

About Stäubli

Stäubli is a mechatronics solutions provider with three dedicated activities: Connectors, Robotics and Textile. With a global workforce of over 4,500, the company generates annual turnover surpassing 1.1 billion Swiss francs. Originally founded in 1892 as a small workshop in Horgen/Zurich, today Stäubli is an international group headquartered in Pfäffikon, Switzerland. Worldwide, Stäubli operates twelve industrial production sites and 29 subsidiaries, expanded with a network of agents in 50 countries, delivering innovative solutions to all industrial sectors. www.staubli.com/en/profile

About Stäubli Electrical Connectors

Stäubli is a recognized specialist for advanced contact technology and sophisticated solutions with a product portfolio ranging from miniature connectors up to high-power connectors for power transmission, test and measurement, transportation and many other industries. In Photovoltaics, Stäubli is global market leader with its MC4 connector components. The core of all Stäubli electrical connectors is the unique MULTILAM contact technology. www.staubli.com/electrical

For further information please contact:

Elliot Haw

Stäubli Electrical Connectors, Inc

100 Market Street

Windsor, CA 95492 United States

Tel: +1 (707) 838-0530

Email: ec.us@staubli.com

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