Electrical Connectors

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

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

IEC Appliance Outlet with IDC Terminals accepts 14 gauge wire.

March 28, 2013

Suited for use in PDUs and other equipment where multiple outlets are banked in series, 6610 appliance outlet lets wires be bussed across terminals and thereby connect common terminals simultaneously. IDC terminals are arranged either along or across connector pin axis, allowing for horizontal or vertical mounting orientation. Wires are pressed into place with protective back cover, and outlet versions with combination IDC and quick-connect or solder terminal are also available. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Jacketed Cable Connectors feature direct burial rating.

March 25, 2013

Available in 3/8 in. and ½ in. trade sizes and 3/8 in. 90° version, Mighty-Seal® MC and TECK Cable Connectors feature polyolefin coated zinc body that is concrete-tight, rain-tight, and listed for direct burial. Components used to create coating are resistant to vast variety of corrosive chemicals. Material’s inherent toughness also provides resistance to abrasion, UV, and permeation by liquids. Nicks or cuts in coating can be field repaired by heating surface until coating flows. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Wall Plug-In Switching Power Supply features Level V efficiency.

March 21, 2013

Compliant with IEC/EN 30551-1, IEC 60335-1, and UL 1310, GTM41134 series offers 90–264 Vac, 50–60 Hz universal input and factory configurable 5–36 Vdc outputs. Max power rating is 6 W continuous, and optional IP52 version is available for protection against dust and direct sprays of water up to 15° from vertical. Custom enclosure colors, housing designs, output cord types and lengths, as well as customized packaging are available. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

M8 Eight-Pin Receptacles suit space-constricted applications.

March 18, 2013

Series 768 and 718 M8 include 8-pin, panel-mount receptacles for applications requiring high pin numbers in areas with limited space. Commonly used for sensors and actuators in industrial and automation industries, connectors offer termination styles with pre-attached wires or dip solder contacts. Gold-plated contacts can withstand 30 V max and up to 1.5 A each, and receptacles are rated IP67 when fully mated to ensure protection from liquids and debris. Read More

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

Medical-Grade Power Strips can be used in patient-care areas.

March 13, 2013

Intended for use in health care facilities, Medical-Grade Power Strips are UL 60601-1, UL 60950-1, and UL 1363A compliant and include surge-protective models that conform to UL 1449 third edition requirements. Locking safety covers prevent accidental contact with unused outlets, and switchless design prevents accidental disruption of power. Configurations are available with 2, 4, or 6 hospital grade outlets and with 7 or 15 in. supply cord lengths with hospital-grade attachment plugs. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Miniature Connectors enhance reliability of portable electronics.

March 11, 2013

Designed, built, and tested using military style nano-pin and sockets, PZN connectors sustain constant signal integrity during shock and vibration. Connector contact spacing is set at 0.025 in. and uses both male and female within same insulator design. Connector design provides self-alignment during mating process, and shell and lead formats for SMT and other shapes are available with contact counts from 4–24 leads. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Fixed Wall-Plug Adapters target small appliances.

March 8, 2013

Available in 5, 7.5, 9, 10, and 12 V outputs, 2.75 Watt PSM03A Series features CC/CV function, making adapters suitable for charging batteries of personal electronics, cameras, and cordless tools. Units are also equipped with over-voltage, over-current, and short-circuit protection. Measuring 39.4 x 43 x 21 mm, Class B EMI wall-plugs feature no-load power draw of less than 0.15 W and have 1,500 mm long DC cords, terminated by center-positive, straight barrel connector. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Interlocked Receptacles feature NEMA 4X corrosion protection.

March 7, 2013

In addition to providing explosion proof and dust-ignition proof protection in hazardous environments, Powertite® FSQC 30, 60, and 100 Amp Switched Receptacles and ACP Plugs incorporate interlocked disconnect switch for added safety. User inserts plug and rotates receptacle face to ON position to lock it in place. For installations where different line voltages are used, polarization option prevents plug insertion into receptacle wired for different voltage. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

AC Power Strip Outlet Module supports USB communications.

March 1, 2013

Rated 8 A @ 240 Vac, JSB2871 series provides DPST relay with output that feeds AC power outlet. Wire connection to relay module is made with on-board screw type terminals, and any standard AC line cord plugged into outlet can be controlled by USB commands. Replaceable fuse protects relay and AC line, and options for relay board include AC detection of either input or output power. SFF module replaces internal PC-based plug-in cards in test/control/monitoring/measurement applications. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Custom Circular Connectors have hermetically sealed design.

March 1, 2013

Suited for aerospace applications with high differential pressure, hermetically sealed circular connectors meet MIL-DTL-38999 fine leak requirements and protect against changes in atmospheric pressure as well as exposure to humidity, grime, and chemicals. Receptacle has seal of 10-7 cm3 and comes in filtered and unfiltered versions. They can be utilized in applications where unfiltered custom mechanical variations or filtering are required with ruggedized seal. Read More

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

Coax Cable System supports high-speed data transmission.

February 28, 2013

Combining coax cable assembly and board level connector, FCF8/FCS8 System offers choice of 10, 20, or 30 total contacts on .0315 in. pitch, with outside contacts grounded to outer body shielding. Cable assembly features 38 AWG micro discrete wire coax cable, available in any length >3.00 in. Positive latching system, metal shielding for EMI protection, and standard weld tabs on surface mount connector make system suitable for harsh environments. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Pluggable Connector System carries ratings up to 15 A/300 V.

February 25, 2013

Intended for PCB applications, picoMAX® employs dual-purpose spring design that applies force of one CAGE CLAMP®S contact spring for vibration-resistance up to 20 g and absolute connection integrity in temperatures up to 125°C. Dynamic contact force from Cr-Ni stainless steel spring clamps conductors and connects header pin. Offered in 2–12 pole configurations with 3.5, 5, or 7.5 mm pin spacing, picoMAX supports wire-to-wire, wire-to-board, board-to-wire, and panel feedthrough connections. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Spring-Loaded Connectors feature .100 in. above board profile.

February 20, 2013

Suitable for board-to-board or device-to-board connections, single row Series 815-22-0XX-30-001101 is available in 2–32 positions, while double row Series 817-22-0XX-30-001101 comes in 4–72 positions. RoHS-compliant connectors feature mid-stroke travel of .012 in. and full stroke of .024 in. Spring-loaded pins, rated for 1 million cycles, have current rating of 2 A continuous and 3 A max. High-temperature plastic housing is suitable for all soldering processes. Read More