Electrical Connectors

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Connectors serve combination fiber/power distribution cabinets.

May 17, 2013

Rated to IP67, ODVA-compliant LC Series duplex fiber optic connectors provide mechanical stability, temperature resistance, and vibration immunity. Connectors use optical fiber nonconductive riser breakout cables rated for outdoor usage/direct burial and have 1/6 turn bayonet coupling. Also available, IP67-rated 7/8 Series circular connector, used as option on distribution cabinet for DC output utilizing metal housing with threaded connect features, offers output currents of 10 A max. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Machinery & Machining Tools, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Communication Systems & Equipment, Green & Clean

Dual-Band Ethernet Port Adapter features external antenna.

May 15, 2013

Features such as WLAN dual-band functionality and omnidirectional, 11 cm, external stub antenna with RPSMA connector enable RWE251s to be used in 2.4 and 5 GHz ISM bands and flexible placement. Based on WLAN IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n (Wi-Fi), IP65-rated and ready-to-use adapter operates from -30 to +65°C and offers user seamless roaming and redundancy. It suits industrial/medical applications where Ethernet cable needs to be replaced with wireless connection. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Locking Connectors suit industrial Ethernet applications.

May 9, 2013

Suitable for harsh applications, IP67-Rated RJ45 Connectors feature Ethernet I/O ports with 1/6th turn dual bayonet in-line coupler that can be used as true in-line extension. Coupling mechanism is compliant with IEC 61076-3-106 and provides protection against contamination and moisture. Available with black polyester plastic or ABS nickel-plated plastic housing, connectors are dustproof and weatherproof, with silicone ring seal that makes watertight connection if mounted to panel. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Boxed Contact System enables solderless wire termination.

May 8, 2013

Intended for solid-state lighting, 9296 Series enables single-contact placement, expanding design functionality in wire-to-board applications. Surface-mount, single-poke, dual-beam contact system features optimized solder pad and closed-box design that captures wires from all sides. Accepting 12-20 AWG solid and stranded wires, contacts are rated for 10–20 A, depending on AWG. RoHS-compliant contacts, made of tin-over-nickel-plated copper alloy, operate from -40 to +125°C. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Connector-Less Contact System optimizes lateral PCB alignment.

May 7, 2013

Suited for linear LED lighting applications, coplanar 70-9159 horizontal contact system absorbs X- and Y-axis assembly tolerances and provides gold-to-gold active contact interface. Contacts remove insulator from connection solution, enabling LEDs to be placed in center of PCB and contacts to be individually placed on its outer edges. Contact height is 1.2 mm above PCB to prevent shadowing, and contacts may be individually spaced to support any voltage rating with 5 A current rating. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Open-Ended Card Edge Connectors support LED strip lighting.

May 6, 2013

Designed without plastic end-walls to minimize length, 00-9159 Series features double-sided configuration for high-density pin count, central keying rib for alignment, and tin-to-tin contact interface. Miniature units measure 1 mm in length/number of contacts and are available with 4, 6, 8, or 10 contact positions. Models with 4 and 6 positions are rated at 3 A, while 8- and 10-position models are rated at 2.5 A. Supporting 1.6 mm PCB thicknesses, 300 Vac connectors operate from -40 to +125°C. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Optics & Photonics

Pressure Transmitters are designed for strength, safety.

May 2, 2013

Industrial-strength A2, A2X, and A4 transmitters offer accuracies up to ±0.25% FS. While A2 is offered with variety of electrical connections, analog output signals, and pressure ports to meet requirements of most industrial applications, explosion/flame proof A2X and intrinsically safe A4 are designed for hazardous environments. All feature 15–7,500 psi absolute, 5–10,000 psi gauge, and compound to 100 psi and vacuum ranges. Materials of construction differ between models. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Locking Connectors feature NEMA 5-15P rating.

May 1, 2013

Available in 3 and 6 ft cable lengths, C13 Locking Connectors are suitable for situations that require continuous operation. Units feature 10 A/125 V rating, 18 AWG wire gauge, and black PVC jacket. Connectors can be used in data centers to help protect data, medical devices to control and monitor without accidental interruption, and industrial automation applications since they are unaffected by vibration during process operations. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Cable Connectors withstand shock and vibration.

May 1, 2013

Using squeeze-latch system that eliminates use of hand tools, Latching Micro-D™ and BiLobe® Connectors are available at .025 and .050 in. spacing and are suited for military, aerospace, and medical equipment. Panel-mounted units, available with contact counts from 9–51 positions, are built with aluminum alloy 6061 shells plated with nickel. Wired connectors include 26 AWG Teflon® insulated copper wire that provides up to 3 A/line on micro sizes, and offer 30 and 32 AWG wiring for nano-sized connectors. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean, Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics, Materials & Material Processing

Slip Ring Assemblies support power up to 50 A and beyond.

May 1, 2013

Intended for machine builders and OEMs, Slip Ring Assemblies and Rotary Joints support rotary-to-stationary transmission of electrical signals, video signals, and field buses. Precision devices include long-life gold and other precious alloy rings and brushes, with up to 96 circuits in standard designs that span miniature capsule units and large diameter packaged designs – some with through holes. Fiber-optic rotary joints are also available. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Molded M12 Right-Angle Connectors feature 360° shielding.

April 18, 2013

Lumberg Automation molded M12 male and female right-angle connectors with 360° shielding foster reliable transmission of analog and digital data, even in environments with strong electromagnetic fields. Available as single- or double-ended cordsets for actuators/sensors, PROFIBUS and Ethernet cables, and connection cables, these shock- and vibration-resistant, IP67/IP68/IP69K-rated products operate from -25 to +85°C and feature angular design that accelerates and facilitates installations. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Solar Grounding Connector works with copper, aluminum.

April 16, 2013

UL 467-Listed for grounding and bonding only, SGB-5 is manufactured from 6061-T6 aluminum alloy and features electro-tin plating. Stainless steel hardware promotes corrosion resistance, while serrations in conductor wire way cuts oxidation. Suitable for use with either copper or aluminum conductor, CSA-Certified product features raised lay-in wire way to accommodate various racking systems. Clamp design eliminates need to drill mounting holes into frame and conserves installation time. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Socket and Terminal System delivers 60 A per power blade.

April 16, 2013

Featuring 10 mm profile, EXTreme Ten60Power™ ET60S/ET60T Series comes in power only or signal/power combinations. Symmetrical or asymmetrical configurations of up to 12 power blades on .217 in. pitch are available on either side of 24 signal pins on .100 in. pitch. Rated for resistance to arc for hot-pluggable applications with max voltage of 250 V, interconnect system is suited for board-to-board applications in networking, telecommunications, transportation, and military industries. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Solar Panel Clips secure up to 4 cables.

April 15, 2013

Made of heat-stabilized, weather- and UV-resistant polyamide 6.6 nylon, Ty-Rap® 90° Solar Panel Clips install without tools and will hold up to four No. 10 AWG cables perpendicular to panel frame. Units fit most module frames ranging in thickness from 0.060–0.120 in. and operate in temperatures from -40 to 220°F. Ability to slide along length of frame enables installers to increase tension on cables to eliminate sagging beneath photovoltaic modules. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Current Balancer comes in sizes from 5-250 kVA.

April 12, 2013

Current Balancer is designed for 3-phase motor applications where power source is supplying unbalanced current, causing excessive heat, and potentially premature failure. Using high-speed electronic tap switching design, unit precisely adjusts voltage which in turn will balance current to within 3% or less. Housed in NEMA-3R enclosure for outdoor installations, balancer is suited for submersible pumps used in municipalities supplying water in rural areas. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Watertight Nano-Connectors pass shock, vibration, immersion tests.

April 12, 2013

Along with gold plated contacts polarized and shrouded by liquid crystal polymer insulators, SureCon 360 connectors feature over-molded shells that assist in pre-mating alignment and hold connectors securely in place. Cable jackets, strain relief system, and cable surfaces maintain flexibility while providing secure grip. Connector insulator sizes of 6, 11, and 16 positions are available with cables pre-attached, and connector body formats include in-line and protruding panel mount shells. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Hospital Grade USB Charger features tamper-resistant design.

April 10, 2013

Available in 15 A and 20 A, 125 V versions, Hospital Grade USB Charger features two 5 Vdc USB ports that work with USB 2.0 and 3.0 compatible devices. USB Type A receptacle, featuring 2.1 A rating, eliminates need for bulky AC adapters. Receptacle has zinc-plated ground terminal screw and stainless steel auto-ground clip that assures positive ground. To prevent improper insertion of foreign objects, USB charger features tamper-resistant patented shutter system. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Cable Fittings terminate large MC cable in dry locations.

April 8, 2013

Available in straight, 45°, and 90° configurations, third party certified ACB Fittings are approved for use with MC Cable in trade sizes from 1 ¼–3 in. Fittings feature one-piece, steel tubular design with zinc electroplated finish for corrosion resistance. Held to box or enclosure by locknut provided, fittings have insulated throat with smooth pulling surface that will not strip cable. Dual gripping saddle secures cable/conduit to prevent loosening from vibration. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Pneumatic Fittings target automation applications.

April 4, 2013

Available in over 50 body models, KQ2 Series is suitable for automation applications in automotive, electronics, pharmaceutical, petroleum/chemical, steel, textile, and mining industries. One-touch general-purpose fittings offer 2 thread material options of brass or brass and nickel plating, and come in sealant or gasket design, allowing for repeatable piping and preventing contamination. Supplied in diameters from 2–16 mm, fittings are available with M, R, NPT, UNF, and Uni thread types. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Field Assembly Connectors target photovoltaic industry.

April 2, 2013

Available for 4–6 mm² cable cross sections, Y-Sol4 F.A.T. Connectors have spring clamping mechanism for clamping of stripped cable in field, permitting assembly without crimping. Connectors come in versions for thin wire outer diameters of 4.5–6.1 mm as well as larger cable diameters from 6.1–7.6 mm. Versions are also available for cable cross-sections from 1.5–3.5 mm². Featuring IP68 protection class, all have 1,000 V TUV rating and current rating up to 47 A. Read More