Mechanical Connectors

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mounting & Attaching Products

Extra-Long Raintight Connectors solves solar installation issue.

August 29, 2016

Available in ½, ¾, and 1 in. trade sizes, Mighty-Seal® 250-RT2XL fittings provide contractors with enough threads to attach to thick-wall (3/8+ in.), non-metallic combiner boxes while sill leaving enough threads afterwards for optional grounding bushing. Compression style connector is designed with internal sealing ring and knockout gasket that create raintight seal when connecting EMT to box or enclosure. Primary construction is of die cast zinc, and ball burnished finish is mirror smooth. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mounting & Attaching Products

Compact FPC Connector targets portable electronic applications.

August 25, 2016

Available in 31, 35, 41, and 51 positions, FH58 series features back flip style actuator that utilizes dual-sided flexible printed circuit (FPC). This, along with retention spring, delivers retention force of 15.0 N (top contact) and 14.5 N (bottom contact). With 0.2 mm pitch, 3.1 mm mounted depth, and 0.9 mm height, connector USB 3.0, Embedded DisplayPort v1.3, and MIPI D-PHY v1.1 standards while promoting PCB space conservation, impedance characteristics, and transmission speed.
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Electronic Components & Devices, Mounting & Attaching Products

Terminal Strips comply with revised DIN Glow Wire Standard.

August 24, 2016

Constructed using polyamide material that provides flammability protection required to meet DIN 60335-1 standard, Europa screw-clamp connectors provide secure electrical connections mounted to flat surface. Products are available with 1–12 connections in 5 sizes: Type 4 (up to 20 A/600 V for 22–14 AWG); Type 6 (up to 20 A/600 V for 22–12 AWG); Type 10 (up to 40 A/600 V for 22–10 AWG); Type 16 (up to 65 A/600 V for 22–8 AWG); and Type 20 (up to 75 A/600 V for 22–4 AWG). Read More

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

Machined Brass MCX Interconnects come in multiple configurations.

July 27, 2016

Straight, right-angle, or edge-mount PCB jacks offer surface or through-hole mounting options. Cable plugs 919-382J-51P, 919-383J-51A, 919-384-51P, and 919-385J-51S, designed for RG-178 (RG-196) and RG-174 (RG-188, RG-316) type cables, come in straight and right-angle versions. Performing at up to 6 GHz with VSWR of 1.10 (max) at 2.5 GHz for right-angle configurations, 50 Ω MCX connectors 919-386P-51S, 919-387P-51A, 919-388P-51S, and 919-389P-51A have slide-on coupling mechanism interface. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

M12 Connectors support high-speed applications.

June 23, 2016

With data transmission rates up to 10 Gbps, M12 X­coded products meet CAT6A specifications, have 8 contacts, and conform to DIN IEC 61076­2­109. Each connection supports up to 0.5 A and 60 V. When fully mated, connection is IP67 rated. Along with male and female receptacles with dip solder angled contacts that offer versatility when designing panels and mounting connector to board, products include male to female jumper cordset, male to male cordset, and feed­through connector. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

UL 486D-Listed Connectors ensure streetlights are safe and secure.

June 9, 2016

Designed to disconnect or breakaway upon impact at light pole, StreetWise™ connectors are also pre-insulated and sealed to mitigate possibility of contact with live wires. Modular design facilitates installation into new and existing streetlights, and configurations allow for applications from lights to traffic cameras. Theft deterrent configurations are available, and connectors can also selectively fuse 2 loads with one line. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products

Enteral Feeding Connectors meet ISO 80369-3 standard.

May 27, 2016

There are 40 enteral feeding connectors available that meet ISO 80369-3 standard and will not mate with ISO 594-1 and ISO 594-2 luers. ENFit™ male and female connectors, caps, stepped adapters, Y connectors, stopcocks, and syringes as well as ENFit to ENLock adapters, ENPlus cross spikes, and universal bottle adapters for ENPlus cross spike are available in various sizes and materials. Enteral Feeding Connectors improve patient safety and reduce risk of enteral feeding misconnections. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Mounting & Attaching Products

GCT Delivers 10 Million Dual USB Connectors for Raspberry Pi Application

May 26, 2016

Global Connector Technology (GCT) has shipped its ten millionth Dual USB connector USB1035 for the Raspberry Pi. Two dual USB connectors are used on each Raspberry Pi device to enable the attachment of peripherals such as keyboards, mice and webcams which provide the Pi with additional functionality. The GCT dual, USB type A, connector was initially chosen for cost, service, lead time and... Read More

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

Low-Profile Battery Connectors facilitate vertical mating.

May 12, 2016

Available with 2–6 positions and compatible with signal and power circuits, 2 mm pitch 9155-800 Series prevents end-user damage to contacts in electronic devices with pluggable modules that mate vertically with base unit. Gold-plated beryllium copper (BeCu) contacts retain electrical and mechanical performance over 5,000+ mating cycles. Products are rated for 125 Vac, 1.5 or 2 A depending on the number of positions (5–6 and 2–4, respectively) and operate from -40 to +125°C. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Mounting & Attaching Products

AVX to Introduce New Products at EDS 2016

May 10, 2016

At EDS 2016, AVX will meet with channel partners, release two new connector series a new series of medical MLCCs, announce a new specification achievement, accept the three TTI Supplier Excellence Awards they earned for providing superior service throughout 2015 FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, will be attending... Read More

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

Poke-Home Wire-to-Wire Connectors are rated for 300 Vac.

May 10, 2016

Featuring active stainless steel spring contact, 9286-200 Series reduced thru-wire connectors and 9286-250 Series reduced junction box connectors provide maximum wire retention for 18–24 AWG solid and stranded wire gauges. Contacts accommodate strip-and-poke-home wire insertion and twist-and-pull extraction. Available in 1–6 positions, 9286-200 Series offers current ratings of 3, 5, and 8 A, while 9286-250 Series, available in 4–8 positions, has current ratings of 3, 7, 8, and 9 A. Read More

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

Industrial Circular Power Connectors feature Type 4X ratings.

April 27, 2016

With 600 V and 16 A ratings, Type 4X/6P protection, and TWISTLOCK technology, RST® MINI 5-pole connectors (RST16i5) facilitate wiring installations in lighting, building automation, and industrial applications. Color-coded products, available in cable- or panel-mounted versions, deliver plug-and-play power capabilities. While cable-mounted version accommodates cables from 7.1–13 mm dia, panel-mounted version has M20 threads that feature flat spot to further facilitate installation. Read More

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

Wire Trap Lighting Connectors come in 2.4 and 4.00 mm pitches.

April 26, 2016

Designed for LED lighting strip applications, White Lite includes SMT connectors featuring natural LCP insulators. Versions are available with 1, 2, or 3 contacts. While 2.4 mm pitch BL300 accepts 20–24 AWG stranded wire and has 4 A rating for 22 AWG, 4.00 mm pitch BJ302 accepts 20–22 AWG stranded conductors or 18–24 AWG solid conductors and have 8 A rating for 18 AWG. Respective footprints for 2- position connectors are 5.20 x 7.90 mm and 7.45 x 11.80 mm with 3.60 and 4.50 mm height above PCB. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mounting & Attaching Products

Ruggedized VPX Connectors meet and exceed VITA 46 standards.

April 12, 2016

Designed to be utilized in open architecture embedded computing systems with modules available for 3U and 6U VPX slot profiles, high-density R-VPX series suits embedded computer applications in commercial and military applications with data rates of 10 Gbps or more. PCB wafer construction with customized wafer-loading patterns provides modularity and flexibility. Capable of up to 140 signals/in., series supports .8 in. card slot pitches and features pin-less backplane and multiprotocol support. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

Quick-Install Connector offers snap-in, tool-free installation.

April 12, 2016

Offering alternative for prefab and lighting whips, AMC50-QI EZ-Lock™ offers double-snap AMC style mechanism for making secure connections without requiring any tools. Installation requires handler to snap connector onto cable, squeeze lever, and set into knockout. Lever action likewise facilitates and accelerates removal. Made of zinc-plated steel, product is used to connect .40–.61 in. dia AC/MC/MCI-A/HCF/HCFMCI-A/MC-PCS and 3/8 in. FMC cable to boxes or enclosures. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics

Single Fiber Optic Connector features rugged miniature design.

March 30, 2016

Measuring 13 mm, Model FO1 is available in pre-configured reels or integrated into custom assemblies for applications in instrumentation, sensing, defense, and broadcasting. UPC and APC polishing minimizes insertion and return losses, while push-pull locking system facilitates connection and disconnection, making connector suited for outdoor environments. Tested to withstand temperatures of -40°C, lightweight connector features IP68 mated and IP67 unmated ratings. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mounting & Attaching Products

HPHT Wet-Mate Connector operates in extreme subsea environments.

March 22, 2016

Designed for operation in such environments as those found in subsea and downhole oil and gas applications, Elite Series Wet-Mate 3-channel, high-pressure, high-temperature (HPHT) connector is functionally tested to 1,034 bar and up to 150°C. This 15.8 mm dia connector, used to communicate electrical signals, features concentric contacts that are individually sealed within pressure-balanced, oil-filled plug and receptacle connector housings. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products, Packaging Equipment

Plugs and Connectors offer IP69K dirt/liquid ingress protection.

March 15, 2016

Carrying IP69K rating, ABB IEC 60309 pin and sleeve devices suit such applications as wash-down operations in food and beverage industry. Cable strain relief and pullout prevention features are standard, and incorporated safety measures include double cable clamp system to prevent cable detachment and 2 screws at each terminal to maintain electrical connection. Housing is self-extinguishing (UL 94V0), UV-resistant (UL 746 F1) Valox® 357 material, which is also resistant to chemicals. Read More

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

Power and Signal Connectors have molded strain relief design.

March 14, 2016

Ultra-Fit connectors offer characteristics of Mini-Fit and Micro-Fit 3.0 connectors with, but not limited to, additional color-coded housings, optional TPA retainer to reduce terminal backout, and reduced profile up to 20%. For terminating to cable or wire harness assembly, solutions accommodate 2 options: overmolding, which encapsulates terminals with such resin as PVC or TPR, or injection molding, which also integrates strain relief to provide additional flexibility and ruggedness. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

SCHURTER to Showcase Innovative Medical Protection Class II Products at MD&M West 2016

February 4, 2016

Santa Rosa, California — MD and M West 2016 also known as Medical Design Manufacturing West, will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center on February 9th through 11th.  SCHURTER will be there demonstrating its high performance AC connectors, switches and circuit protection products that safely and reliably optimize equipment performance.  Our featured product this year will be the KMF... Read More