Electrical Wire & Cable & Connectors

Mounting & Attaching Products, Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Low-Profile, High Density Interposers provide design flexibility.

March 27, 2015

Used as interposers or integrated into connector housings, Z-Ray™ 0.80 mm pitch, one-piece compression contact arrays offer 28+ Gbps performance. ZA8 Series, available with choice of dual compression contacts or single compression with solder balls, has up to 400 total BeCu micro-formed contacts and features 25 g normal force with .008 in. contact deflection. Available in customizable shapes and patterns, products are optimized for density, X/Y/Z axis flexibility, and cycle life.
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Mounting & Attaching Products, Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Wire-to-Board Connector connects multiple coax cables in one step.

March 24, 2015

Reducing vehicle roof antenna installation time, GT36 Series provides one-step connection of multiple coaxial cables to PCB. Internal solution specifically enables attachment of 4 coaxial lines to automotive antennas, including shark fin antennas, and features rugged positive lock structure that offers lock strength of 98 N. RoHS- and ELV-compliant product has rated voltage of 50 Vac, rated current of 1 A, contact resistance of 50 mΩ max, and insulation resistance of 100 MΩ min at 500 Vdc.
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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

Turnkey Field Kit helps ensure repeatable terminations.

March 23, 2015

Designed for professional installer, EZ-RJPRO™ Termination Pod provides everything needed for consistent, repeatable terminations. Assortment of tools and connectors is suitable when working with Cat5e, Cat6, and Cat3 as well. Components include: EZ-RJPRO HD Crimp Tool, Cat5e/6 Cable Jacket Stripper, Electrician’s Scissors, 100 EZ-RJ45® Cat5e connectors, 100 EZ-RJ45® Cat6 connectors, and 50 EZ-RJ12/11 connectors. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Class II Power Entry Module suits in-residence medical equipment.

March 20, 2015

Designed according to IEC 60320-1, style C18, SCHURTER DC12 Class II is suited for use in medical equipment according to IEC standard 60601-11. Unit provides double insulation between energized components and exposed parts as tested with 4,000 Vdc between energized conductor and neutral conductor relative to filter case. DC12 line switch is available in 1- or 2-pole variants and comes with EMC filter in medical and low leakage, M5, versions. Current ratings range from 1–10 A @ 250 Vac. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Motor Connection Cables have PVC jacketing, XLPE insulation.

March 20, 2015

Offered in 16 AWG to 500 kcmil sizes, TOPFLEX-EMV-UV-3 PLUS 2XSLCYK-J is constructed using 3 conductor plus 3 symmetrical ground configuration. Using 3 conductor plus full-size ground structure, TOPFLEX-EMV-UV-2XSLCYK-J comes in 16 AWG to 350 kcmil sizes. Both models offer conductor temperature resistance of 90°C, which maximizes current load rating. OD aids installation in tight spaces due to cable's max bending radius, and double-shielded cables are jacketed using PVC compound. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Keystone-Compatible CAT 6A K Jack suits high-speed applications.

March 20, 2015

Intended for use with screened or fully shielded Ethernet cable, EDAT Modul CAT 6A K jack is fully shielded and uses IDC technology to facilitate field termination. No special tools are required to terminate 2-piece design, which features color-coded terminals for loading according to TIA568 A or B wiring schemes. Compliant with ISO/IEC 11801, fully certified CAT 6A component consists of modular Cat 6A/RJ45 termination unit and supports up to 500 MHz link and 10 GbE (IEEE 802.3an). Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

AFCI Receptacle helps prevent electrical fires.

March 18, 2015

Available in 15 and 20 A models, Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter Receptacle protects against electrical fires by detecting arc faults and de-energizing circuit. Ground terminal back-wire speeds installation, while auto-ground clip assures positive ground to metal box. Featuring thermoplastic construction, receptacle is impact- and tamper-resistant with automatic shutter system that prevents children from inserting objects. Unit takes #14-10 AWG stranded or solid, copper, or copperclad conductors. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Rugged 75 Ohm Test Cables operate up to 3 GHz.

March 18, 2015

Able to withstand test lab use and applications in 75 Ω communications systems, 75 Ω test cables come in type-N male to type-N male and type-N male to type-F male configurations. F connectors perform up to 3 GHz, which enhances applicability, and are threaded to ensure accurate and secure connection to DUT as well as analyzer. These 75 Ω, flexible, armored test cables, capable of 100,000 bends min, exhibit insertion loss of <0.5 dB @ 3 GHz and typ return loss of 28 dB. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Heavy-Duty Connectors withstand harsh environments.

March 13, 2015

Designed for harsh industrial applications where connections are required for power, Molex GWconnect® Series is suitable for use with high-voltage AC and DC systems. Multipole connectors are principally comprised of die-cast aluminum alloy or self-extinguishing thermoplastic, and are UL94 compliant. Offering variety of connection options, series is available with silver, gold, or tinned plating. Enclosures are suitable for standard, harsh, and EMC environments. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Pre-Insulated Connector has compact, vibration-resistant design.

March 11, 2015

Supporting mix of any class copper and/or aluminum conductor without concern for expansion, contraction, and galvanic corrosion, NIMBUS® 2X has built-in wire stop feature that lets installer use flex or code conductor on either side without needing to stagger inputs and outputs. This optimizes space by halving dimensional requirements. Screw design promotes vibration resistance, compresses conductor without damage, and eliminates need for ferrules, rendering this part reusable. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Explosion Proof Extension Cord provides 4 receptacles.

March 11, 2015

Measuring 25 ft long, Model EPEXC-4X-25 extends reach of equipment in hazardous locations where power receptacles are not in close proximity to work space. Cord is fitted with 4 explosion proof twist lock receptacles constructed of non-sparking aluminum on one end for connection of equipment and 20 A explosion proof plug on other end for safe and secure connection to receptacles. Cord, plug, and receptacles are 3-pole 2-wire design, which works with most common explosion proof equipment. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Lithium Coin Cell Holders meet PCB requirements.

March 10, 2015

Designed for use on printed circuit boards, 2025 and 2032 Lithium Coin Cell Holders retain cells securely under severe shock and vibration in high-density applications. Surface mount, polarized holders are manufactured with dual-spring, gold-plated phosphor bronze contacts and glass-filled LCP UL 94 V-0 base. Units are available in bulk or on tape and reel for use with most vacuum and mechanical pick-and-place devices. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Feed-Through Connectors eliminate soldering.

March 6, 2015

Available in audio, data, and fiber versions, FT Digital XLR Feed-Through Connectors can be front or rear mounted into standard 24 mm XLR connector mounting hole. Options include both USB 2.0 and 3.0 LC and SC fiber, RJ45 in both Cat6 and Cat5e with and without shielding, and connector gender change. Offered with standard or countersunk mounting holes, connectors have high impact plastic shells. Bezels are available in 7 colors to identify function when fitted to control panel. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Pre-Insulated Connectors suit motor and generator applications.

March 3, 2015

Available as single catalog numbers or pre-configured kits for specific motor applications, reusable NIMBUS Motors enable installer to mix any class of copper/aluminum conductor without concern for expansion, contraction, and galvanic corrosion. Screw design improves vibration resistance, compresses conductor without damage, and eliminates need for ferrules. Kits simplify Megger testing for motors, and feature color-coded screw caps with embossed lettering to simplify motor hook-up. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

PCIe Gen3 Expansion Solution works with MicroTCA, other systems.

March 2, 2015

PCIe-compliant module, PCI123, routes x16 PCIe Gen 3 out of front panel ports. Utilizing SFF-8644 connectors, signals can be partitioned as single x16, dual x8, or quad x4 as required. Module supports aggregate raw data rate up to 128 Gbps and can be cabled to UTC006 MicroTCA Carrier Hub (MCH) for PCIe Expansion. Offering quad SFF-8644 ports for PCIe Gen3 expansion (x16, x8, or x4) and PCIe switch, MCH routes PCIe x16 to Rear Transition Module (RTM). Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Active Dual Fused Inlets offer 10 A rating.

February 27, 2015

Designed to comply with EN 60320-1 C14 specifications, Dual Fused Inlets accept 5 x 20 mm size fuses. Screw mount Series 719WA and snap in mount Series 723WA feature active fuses on both line and neutral. Series 723WA can be configured with 1.0 mm or 1.5 mm panel thickness, and entire line includes 4.8 mm quick-connect/solder wire terminations. Both 719WA and 723WA are cURus and TUV approved to 250 V/10 A. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Smart Relay System eliminates need for standalone controller.

February 26, 2015

PLC Logic system houses logic in module that plugs directly into block of 8 PLC Relays to create smart relay system. When connected to 8 relays, complete system measures 50 mm wide. Each electromechanical and solid-state relay channel can be configured as input or output, from 16–48 I/O points, with the use of expansion modules. Logic modules have 8 integrated digital inputs, 2 of which can be defined as analog inputs (0–10 V). Hot-swap capability facilitates relay replacement. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Universal Power Plug Adapters support 250 V.

February 25, 2015

CE and RoHS compliant, Universal Power Plug Adapters accept plugs from all countries except BS546 (Type M). Units support connections to power sockets from countries with following standards: AS 3112 for Australia, New Zealand, and China; BS 1363 for UK and Iraq; BS 546 for India and parts of Africa; BS546 for South Africa; CEI 23-50 for Italy and Uruguay; Europlug CEE 7/16 for Europe, Russia, and UAE; Schuko CEE 7/7 for Europe; SEV 1011 for Switzerland; and SI 32 for Israel and Palestine. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

External Power Adapter meets Level VI efficiency standards.

February 23, 2015

While meeting efficiency and no load input power requirements of US Department of Energy (DOE) Level VI standards, SWI12-SC (12 W) and SWI24-SC (24 W) series feature screw terminal connections that accommodate designs requiring flexibility beyond standard 5 ft DC cord. Output options include 12, 15, and 24 Vdc; no-load power consumption is <0.1 W; and universal input range is 90–264 Vac. These single-output US wall power adapters cover both UL 60950 and UL 1310 safety approvals. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Push-In Liquidtight Fittings simplify installation onto conduit.

February 18, 2015

Without requiring disassembly, Quick-Connect™ Liquidtight Fittings install onto liquidtight flexible metal conduit via 2-step process of pushing conduit into fitting and tightening gland nut. Push-in design, which accelerates installation, also helps protect electrical systems from liquid ingress, corrosion, and extreme temperatures. Captive sealing rings available from 3/8–1 in. in straight, 45° and 90° configurations. Installation method also helps reduce dropped/lost/damaged components. Read More