Electrical Connectors

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Safe Data Transmission in the Field

March 30, 2015

The new push-pull Advance data connectors from Phoenix Contact bring future-proof, high-speed cabling directly to the field. The push-pull connection technology complies with ODVA's Variant 14. Designed for data rates of up to 10 Gbps, the connectors have IP65/67 protection against dirt, dust, and humidity. With their 360-degree shielding, they are also immune to electromagnetic...Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Amphenol Offers Compact Explosion-Proof Circular Connector Series

March 30, 2015

Sidney, N.Y. – Amphenol Industrial Products Group, a global leader in interconnect systems, offers an explosion-proof, heavy duty hazardous rated connector series that provides outstanding performance in automated process control and instrumentation systems. The Amphe-Coal EX is a miniature version of Amphenol's Amphe-Mine EX connector series. Made up of environmentally sealed plugs and...Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Connector Sets suit explosion proof applications.

March 30, 2015

Available in series of five size 3 A sets, each comprised of hood, housing, and high pin count insert, Han® Ex Industrial Connectors are used exclusively in intrinsically safe circuits of categories ia, ib, and ic of explosion protection method Ex i. Units are suitable for Zones 0, 1, and 2 for gas and Zones 20, 21, and 22 for dust. Offered with 4, 7, 8, or 12 contacts, connectors come in 3 variants with crimp termination and 2 with proprietary Han-Quick Lock® termination technology. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Industrial Connectors make distribution lines pluggable.

March 30, 2015

Available with Han-Yellock® as well as other Han® series connectors, Bridge Block makes multiplication in connector possible. Bridging function replaces terminal blocks in switching cabinet and is installed in connector quickly with low demands on space. Bridge block is offered in 3 sizes of Han-Modular® inserts with up to 15 Han E® contacts. Compatible with HanModular® hinged frames, Han-Yellock® bridge block can be applied in all hinged frame applications from size 10B and up. Read More

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

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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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

ILSCO Neutral Bars Approved for Grounding Applications

March 25, 2015

Already UL Recognized for power applications, ILSCO’s broad offering of Neutral Bars have now been approved for grounding applications. ILSCO, an industry leader in mechanical and compression connectors, is committed to safe and proper grounding of customer‘s electrical systems. ILSCO’s neutral bars are now Recognized to both UL 486A/B and UL 467 as well as CSA C22.2 No 65-13 and C22.2...Read More

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

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, 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

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

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

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, Electronic Components & Devices

COTS and Standard Micro and Nano-Connectors Ship Quickly to Speed up New Designs

March 9, 2015

Omnetics delivers ruggedized standard connectors faster for reduced costs and to cut design time. MINNEAPOLIS— Designers must move quickly to provide circuitry needed for new miniaturized products that are being employed in today's ruggedized portable electronics. Electronic systems, modules and other contributing sensors and components must be small, lightweight, rugged and quickly...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

WME Series

February 27, 2015

The SOURIAU (part of Esterline Connection Technologies) WME cable connector series is uniquely approved by the EN 16330 for both outside and inside cabin connectivity. This European Standard applies to power systems, drive implements and attachments such as street cleaning brushes, snow plows, etc. The purpose of this standard is to ensure interchangeability of vehicles and implements to resolve...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

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

WAGO Kicks Off 2015 Innovation in Automation Tour

February 26, 2015

GERMANTOWN, WI – WAGO's Innovation in Automation Tour (IIAT) commences its eighth tour of North America. Innovative mobile tradeshows, two IIAT vehicles will bring a range of Automation, Interface and Interconnect solutions to customers looking to enhance process efficiency and reliability. The vehicles feature new products, with interactive pick-and-play displays, free product samples...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