Electrical Connectors

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ILSCO Enhances Offering of Irreversible Grounding Products

February 9, 2015

ILSCO's offering of Irreversible Grounding Products has been enhanced to include several new RLT and GGB tin plated products for use with galvanized rod.  The wire range on the ULT offering has been broadened with the addition of two new part numbers, ULT-1-Z and ULT-2-Z.  On the thin wall c-tap offering, ILSCO is now more competitively priced and offers a broader range of certified... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Internal Connectors withstand demanding automotive conditions.

February 3, 2015

Featuring 2.0 mm pitch, GT8E Series is suitable for ECUs, inverters, and battery chargers within automotive systems. Connectors come in variety of versions including wire-to-board and wire-to-wire; single or double row; right angle, and straight, in-line plug; as well as SMT or through-hole soldering. Operating from -40 to +125°C, connectors have voltage rating of 250 Vac, max contact resistance of 30 mΩ, and current rating of 3 A with 20–22 AWG wire or 1 A with 24–28 AWG wire. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Card Edge Connectors diversify end-products via variability.

February 2, 2015

Variations available via cardEDGE+ connectors afford design flexibility for adding differentiating features in space-constrained power supplies, storage devices, navigational equipment, industrial controls, and medical equipment. There are 8,000 standard styles and 435,000 custom variations available, and choice of contact spacing ranges from 1.27–5.08. Operating from -65 to +105°C, series supports 2–188 contacts in single, bridged, and dual rows, with or without card guides. Read More

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

Single-Pole Wire-to-Board Connector suits LED applications.

January 28, 2015

Featuring 0.23 x 0.10 in. footprint and profile that minimizes LED light shadowing, horizontal-mating DF59M Series carries current capacity of 6 A at 350 V AC/DC and accommodates 22&ndash;28 AWG wire. Horizontal-mating series has snap-in structure that provides positive lock strength of 16N and 2 clear indicators of secure mating: audible click and tactile snap. RoHS-compliant and UL-recognized series also offers 3 points of contact to optimize reliability by stabilizing contact resistance.<br /> Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Cat6/5e/5 PoE Injectors feature 56 Vdc power supplies.

January 27, 2015

Cat6, Cat5e, and Cat5 PoE Injectors with 56 Vdc power supplies address applications where power and data are required to connect end devices over extended distances. Supporting use in 48 Vdc PoE applications, 56 Vdc power supplies compensate for any voltage loss in cable. Options available include single- and quad-port injectors; DIN rail mounting; internal, high-powered surge protection; as well as support for 802.3af and 802.3at standards. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

18-Position I/O Docking Connector supports 20,000 mating cycles.

January 21, 2015

Designed for cable and docking station applications in multiple markets, 34.1 x 23.6 x 9 mm 3800 Series comes in cable mount or vertical PCB versions and utilizes sequential mating system that, when connected, establishes ground system first to protect vital internal electronics from potential surges. Contact structure provides stable contact resistance and eliminates contact stubbing. Spring contact structure also prevents contact buckling and reduces contact shaving.<br /> Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Miniature M12 Connector is rated to 16 A and 630 V.

January 21, 2015

Used in industrial environments, S-coded flush-type connectors and cordsets have 2 positions and protective earth ground. Panel-mount connectors are pre-assembled with 0.5 m long wires with conductor cross section of 16 AWG. With IP67 protection and metal M16 X 1.5 panel-mount thread, circular connector system is suitable for use as main power connector. Pin and socket versions are available for front and rear mounting. Unshielded cable cordsets come with straight and right-angle heads. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Grounding Spring Connectors target mobile devices.

January 20, 2015

With free heights from 1.8&ndash;2.5 mm, working ranges from 0.85&ndash;2.4 mm, and operating temperature of -40 to +85°C, FCN-118X Series is suited for smartphones, tablet PCs, and wearable devices. Side-wing construction prevents form deformation by outer force in handling, while stop point prevents further displacement if excessive contact force is applied. In addition to providing frame grounding, some grounding springs can also function as power contact between printed circuit boards. Read More

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

High Current SMT Jumpers replace true zero ohm resistors.

January 13, 2015

Manufactured from copper with silver plating, true Zero ohm high current SMT Jumpers come in 3 resistor chip sizes &ndash; 0603 chip size (Cat #5110), 0805 chip size (Cat #5106), and 1206 chip size (Cat #5108) &ndash; to simplify designs and footprint template compatibility. These connectivity devices provide low impedance and circuit linkage with footprint identical to zero ohm resistor. Areas of use include high-density, high-current PCB applications. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Green & Clean

AC/DC Medical-Grade 135 W Power Adapters charge HP laptops.

January 9, 2015

Approved to medical standards and rated 135 W/19 V, 6.73 x 2.83 x 1.65 in. TMP135-19-HP features 5.1 x 7.4 x 12 mm barrel connector with 0.6 mm smart pin. Earth leakage current is <200 µA, and touch current is 100 µA max at 264 Vac, 63 Hz. Along with IEC 320/C14 or IEC320/C6 AC inlet for Class I model and IEC 320/C18 AC inlet for Class II model, features include active efficiency up to 91%, 150,000 hr MTBF (min) at full load at 25°C, 0.98 active power factor, and 90&ndash;264 VAC universal input. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

M12 Circulator Connectors is available with screw locking.

January 5, 2015

With IP68 protection and meeting quality standards for secure contacting, Y-Circ® M series includes A, B, and D connectors in straight and angled form compliant with IEC 61076-2-101. Capability for individual configuration of 360° shielding and vibration protection allows optimum performance ratio regardless of end-user requirements. This modular system is suited for applications in industrial environments.<br /> Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

Inlet and Cord Connectors support max pin temperature of 155°C.

January 5, 2015

High Temperature Appliance Inlet and Cord Connectors are rated according to IEC for 16 A at 250 Vac, and 20 A at 250 Vac according to UL/CSA. Series 1681 appliance inlets, offering snap-in or screw-on mounting, can be specified with terminals for solder, quick-connect, or screw connections. Series C22F inlets are available with EMC filter, while cord connectors come in straight Series 1658 and angled Series 1659. Cables with conductor cross-section up to 2.5 mm² or 10 AWG can be used. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Intelliconnect Cable Harnesses and Waterproof Connectors on Show at Southern Manufacturing and Electronics Show

December 30, 2014

UK Manufactured Connectors and Cables Meet Intelliconnect on Stand B73 Intelliconnect (Europe) Ltd the UK based specialist manufacturer of RF connectors will be displaying its cable harness assembly capabilities and market leading UK designed and manufactured RF and waterproof connectors at the Southern Manufacturing and Electronics Show at Farnborough in February 2015. Intelliconnect now... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Fiber Optic Connectors withstand extreme outdoor conditions.

December 30, 2014

Designed for industrial and FTTA applications, Q-ODC®-12 Connectors have high fiber density based on proven QN push-pull mating system. Units can connect up to 12 fibers in single mating step. Waterproof, dustproof, and corrosion-resistant, IP68-rated connectors can survive 30 days of submersion in over 3 m of water. They have also been subjected to stringent vibration testing without suffering performance loss. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

The World' First: UL Certification for Socket-outlet and Plug for 10A 400V Class DC Distribution System

December 18, 2014

San Jose, CA, — NTT FACILITIES, INC. (Minato-ku, Tokyo, President: Kiyoshi Tsutsui) and Fujitsu Component Limited (Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, President: Koichi Ishizaka) obtained UL(1) certification for its first of a kind socket-outlet and plug for 10A 400V class DC distribution system. The DC distribution system (voltage level around 400 V d.c. in ICT or similar application) eliminates energy... Read More

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

RJ45 and USB Panel Mount Connectors are waterproof to 1 m.

December 18, 2014

Rated 1.5 A @ 125 V, ASICPICRJ45S shielded, panel mount RJ45 receptacle has gold-plated contacts and provides Ethernet connectivity for industrial environments. Panel mount USB receptacle, ASICPICUSB2.0AS, is rated at 1.5 A @ 30 V AC/DC, has gold-plated contacts on front and 4 solder connection pins and shield in back, and provides USB connectivity for data transmission in industrial environments. When covered by ASICPICPC protection cap, RJ45 and USB bulkhead connectors have IP67 rating. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Transition Couplings range from 1/2 to 2 in.

December 16, 2014

Made of die cast zinc, 4360-DC Raintight EMT to Liquid Tight Transition Couplings eliminate need for contractors to assemble multiple fittings, or mount box, to transition between raceways. Couplings are suited for connecting to HVAC systems, generators, transformers, and other rooftop equipment. In addition, fittings can be used when transitioning between solar arrays and inverters. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

High Reliability Power Connectors handle up to 175°C.

December 10, 2014

Based on 3 mm pitch and rated up to 10 A, Series M300 features 4-fingered Beryllium Copper female contact that delivers optimized electrical and mechanical performance. Devices are designed for use in temperatures from -65 to +175°C and are suited for 18&ndash;22 AWG applications. Mating operations are rated for 1,000 cycles. Molded in environmentally friendly material, connectors include keyway polarization and identification of #1 position. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

IDEAL Wire-Nut® Wire Connectors Awarded Air Handling Space Rating

December 9, 2014

SYCAMORE, IL – IDEAL INDUSTRIES INC., a trusted leader in professional grade tools and supplies for electricians, maintenance contractors, OEMs and data communications installers, announced today that its Wire-Nut® 73B® wire connector line has received the Underwriters Laboratories UL 2043 Air Handling Safety Rating. This important development enables electricians to now safely and... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Esterline Connection Technologies Provides Reliable Connectors for the Revolutionary Rosetta Space Mission

December 8, 2014

SOURIAU, part of Esterline Connection Technologies, is honored to have served as a trusted collaborator to the ESA (European Space Agency) and CNES (French Space Agency) by supplying interconnection components 15 years ago for the Rosetta space mission. The firm supplied various types of connectors for the flight model and is proud to have contributed to this unprecedented ESA success. ©2014... Read More