Mechanical Connectors

Electronic Components & Devices, Mounting & Attaching Products

Press Fit Right Angle Socket Array affords design flexibility.

September 14, 2015

SEARAY™ Open Pin Field Arrays of SEAFP-RA Series include right angle socket with press fit terminations. Suited for micro backplane applications, high-density solution is available in 8- and 10- row designs with up to 500 total I/Os on a .050 in. pitch grid and features Edge Rate® contact system. Design maximizes grounding and routing flexibility while also promoting cycle life and minimizing insertion/extraction forces. Optional guide post holes aid proper alignment. Read More

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

SMT PCB Connector features nominal voltage rating of 320 V.

September 14, 2015

Available in 1-, 2- and 3-pole variants with 4 or 8 mm pin spacing, 2060 comes in bright white housing with insulating material optimized for voltage ratings up to 320 V. Pushbuttons facilitate manipulation of clamping mechanism for connection/removal of solid and fine-stranded conductors from 0.2–0.75 mm². Supporting push-in connection of solid, ferruled, or pre-bonded conductors, product is suited for high-voltage LED modules as well as other industrial applications. Read More

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

IDC 1.27 mm Pitch Connectors offer facilitated placement.

September 14, 2015

IDC connectors, added to 1.27 mm pitch Archer M50 portfolio, include 12-, 14-, and 16-position, dual row Archer connectors. Configurations include PCB-mounted ejector headers in through-hole and SMT format, male IDC DIP transition-style, and female IDC socket connectors for use with ribbon cable. Packaged on tape and reel for auto placement, surface mount devices are designed to accelerate termination and promote secure cable retention with positive locking of mated pair. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products, Electronic Components & Devices

Modular RJ45 Jacks serve PCB and panel applications.

August 25, 2015

Suitable for 100Base-T applications, 8P8C modular jacks support Gigabit Ethernet applications. RJ45 sockets, rated for 125 Vac RMS and fully compliant with IEEE and IEC standards, endure 500 min insertion cycles. Horizontal (right-angle) PCB modular jacks come in Thru-Hole or SMT soldering configurations. Styles are also available for low-profile, compact, and deep socket applications. Vertical (top-entry) options are also available, and panel mount modular jack has 2-piece locking design. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Solar Combiner Nodes have diverse configuration range.

August 7, 2015

Manufactured from aluminum alloy for maximum conductivity and strength, solar combiner nodes come in configurations that offer 18–42 string inputs and 4 outputs in order to accommodate diverse applications. Conductor input side accepts 4–14 Class B and C conductor wire range, while output side accepts 1000 kcmil — 6 Class B, C, G, H, I, K, M, and DLO. Products can be used with mechanical or compression components, and some connectors have NEMA mounting hole configurations. Read More

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

HSD Connector System meets needs of automotive industry.

July 15, 2015

Available in B, E, and F coded versions for automotive industry, HF109P meets requirements for HSD (High Speed Data) interfaces and is used for such signals as USB or IEEE1394. Connector system, as standard HSD without ring shield, is 100 Ω impedance controlled and transmits signals using LVDS, which prevents crosstalk between signals and interference from external influences. Metal housing is die-cast zinc with gold-plated center contacts with tinned throughhole solder contacts. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Electrical Equipment & Systems

PCIe Adapters are interoperable with BusXpert analyzers.

June 25, 2015

Respectively supporting data rates at 8.0 GT/s max with up to 8 and 4 lanes, BusXpert PRO and 4.5 lb Micro are designed and optimized for storage design and test validation and supports NVM Express specification for flash storage as well. Modified SFF-8644 cables, each combining four 12 Gbps connections, enable pass-through PCIe® sideband signals. Host and device side adapters are available for slot, M.2, and SFF-8639 form-factors, and size permits use in confined spaces. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Shielded PROFINET Plug Connector is suited for industrial use.

June 19, 2015

Featuring built-in fast connection technology, Fieldbus-compatible HELUKAT RJ45 Cat5 IP20 is designed for use with bunched and solid wire conductor types and comes in linear, 180° and angled, 90° versions. Colored contact elements prevent installation errors, and labeling matches wire sequence of PROFINET standard. Along with metal housing and IP20 design, features include transmission rates up to 100 MHz Cat 5, compatibility with AWG 22 and 24 cables, and -4 to +158°F operating range. Read More

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

Low-Profile Electrical Connectors complement mobile applications.

June 10, 2015

With 1.0 mm form factor, SMT assembly process, current capacity up to 12 A, and signal speed capabilities up to 20 Gbps, X-Beam™ suits mobile and communications applications. X-Beam Mobile FPC Battery Products include 3 part numbers – XBM-G016A, XBM-G028A, XBM-D048A – that offer 4 additional signal contacts for temperature and over voltage sensing. Occupying <80 mm² PCB area, products also incorporate technology that offers ability to have internally ganged or discrete contacts. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mounting & Attaching Products, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Thermoplastic Connectors combine strength, solvent resistance.

May 20, 2015

Constructed of Kynar® (PVDF) engineering thermoplastic, Kynar (PVDF) Connectors (No. 11390–11404) serve applications requiring purity, strength, and resistance to solvents. Configurations include female luer lock to barb, non-vented female luer lock cap, female luer lock to female luer lock, male luer lock to barb, and non-vented male luer lock cap. Natural-colored components are Autoclave, E-Beam, EtO, Gamma, and Steam sterilization compatible, and barbs range in size from 1/16–¼ in. Read More

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

Connectivity Devices can accommodate any network requirement.

May 19, 2015

Targeting drives and motion applications, Anybus CompactCom 40-series enables drives manufacturers to comply with such profile specifications as PROFIdrive, EtherCAT DS402, and transparent DS402 on other networks. Process data latency is lower than 15 µsec, and 1,500 bytes of process data can be transferred in each direction. Accelerating testing and compliance, products are pre-certified for network conformance by all major network organizations. Read More

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

Solderless Coaxial Connector supports up to 50 GHz.

April 28, 2015

Featuring stub-less design with screw-mounting to PCB, H2.4 Series meets MIL-STD348B standard, and supports up to 50 GHz with transmission speed of 25 Gbps. Compression-mounted 2.4 mm connector, rated for 500 mating cycles, has contact resistance of 4 mΩ max in center and 2 mΩ max in outer section. Plug is manufactured with 0.085 in. semi-flexible cable and terminated plugs on each end, while receptacle features gold-plated ground ring for stabilizing grounding on PCB. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Electronic Components & Devices

Low-Profile Power Connector facilitates layout and connection.

April 3, 2015

Allowing mating/unmating of power and signal cables from plug-in side, PS3F Series front access hybrid connector eliminates need for on-site cable wiring. Power contacts support up to 100 A with rated voltage to 1,000 AC/DC, and signal contacts support up to 1 A per contact and interface with 2 Hirose GT8E connectors utilizing one 8- and 10-position connector. Blade contact structure features multiple contact points, and signal lines can be configured in daisy chain. Read More

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

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

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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Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mounting & Attaching Products, Material Handling & Storage

Latchless Couplings suit liquid cooling applications.

March 18, 2015

With rugged metal housing, redundant sealing, and latchless design, RPLQ4 Series is intended for rack mounted liquid cooling applications. Non-spill shutoff valves allow hot swappable connections without drips, protecting valuable electronics. Offered with ¼ and 3/8 in. terminations in SAE and NPT configurations, color-coded quick-disconnect couplings are constructed from chrome-plated brass, polysulfone, and stainless steel materials that ensure chemical compatibility. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Electrical Equipment & Systems

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

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

External Power Adapter meets Level VI efficiency standards.

February 23, 2015

While meeting efficiency and no load input power requirements of US Department of Energy (DOE) Level VI standards, SWI12-SC (12 W) and SWI24-SC (24 W) series feature screw terminal connections that accommodate designs requiring flexibility beyond standard 5 ft DC cord. Output options include 12, 15, and 24 Vdc; no-load power consumption is <0.1 W; and universal input range is 90–264 Vac. These single-output US wall power adapters cover both UL 60950 and UL 1310 safety approvals. Read More

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

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 22–28 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.
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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 – 0603 chip size (Cat #5110), 0805 chip size (Cat #5106), and 1206 chip size (Cat #5108) – 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