Mechanical Connectors

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

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

Inlet and Cord Connectors support max pin temperature of 155°C.

January 5, 2015

High Temperature Appliance Inlet and Cord Connectors are rated according to IEC for 16 A at 250 Vac, and 20 A at 250 Vac according to UL/CSA. Series 1681 appliance inlets, offering snap-in or screw-on mounting, can be specified with terminals for solder, quick-connect, or screw connections. Series C22F inlets are available with EMC filter, while cord connectors come in straight Series 1658 and angled Series 1659. Cables with conductor cross-section up to 2.5 mm² or 10 AWG can be used. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mounting & Attaching Products

Miniature Rugged Connectors include pin socket version.

November 24, 2014

MiniMax™ Series, affording flexibility where space and weight restrictions are considerations, includes pin socket version. While 24-pin configuration is available with 4 power and 20 signal contacts, 19-pin configuration features 4 power and 15 signal contacts. Pin socket version is available as standalone connector, able to be mounted on flex or cabled by users, or as complete pre-cabled solution. Within signal contacts, there are 2 contacts for USB power connections as available option. Read More

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

Plug-and-Play Connector conserves installation, maintenance time.

November 10, 2014

Featuring blade contact that supports mounting to standard 1U rack, PS3 Series includes slim designs for ESS storage batteries, UPSs, and industrial machinery. Plug-in connector series, available with 2 power contacts and up to 24 signal contacts, includes power only and signal/power hybrid versions. While power contacts support up to 150 A, signal contacts support up to 1 A. Floating mounting screws adjust for misalignment during mating in X and Y directions up to ±2.0 mm. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

Female Cable Connectors feature lockable design.

November 3, 2014

Guarding against accidental disconnection of PDUs, servers, and most network devices, C-13 and C-19 Connections are suited for data centers as well as medical, military, and maritime applications. Once connector is pushed into standard IEC inlet and locked into position, it cannot be accidentally pulled or vibrated out of inlet. To release and remove, user just slides back red tab. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mounting & Attaching Products, Materials & Material Processing

Pipes and Connectors enable custom workstation fabrication.

October 22, 2014

Made of aluminum alloy with anodized surfaces, ALUX structural system consists of pipes and connectors that allow companies to build, by themselves, such modular solutions as racks, carts, flowracks, and workstations. This corrosion-resistant, 28 mm tubular system is conductive (ESD) and affords adjustability. Read More

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

A/V, Network, Power Interface offers flexible laptop connectivity.

October 13, 2014

With HDMI pass-through connector, standard grounded AC outlet, and openings for 2 keystone snap-in connectors, T3-DV2S Table Box unit lets users power and connect their laptop or any HDMI source to external video display and house sound systems as well as connect with network, phone lines, and other A/V system infrastructure elements. Screw down terminals are provided for cable termination, and options include 1 or 2 button momentary switches/bi-color LED arrangements on cover bezel. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

MIDI Feedthrough Connector suits studio, production applications.

October 3, 2014

Compatible with Switchcraft® QGPK Series of rack panels and WP wall plates, EH MIDI FEED-THRU consists of 5-pin standard DIN, female-to-female, front mount coupler with fully shielded housing. Product is available in nickel or black flange and mates with field installable Switchcraft® 05GM5M, male 5 pin din connector, or overmolded cable assemblies (MD3/MD6). Use include midi coupler, instrumentation, studio and production facility, communication device, and medical equipment applications. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

Three-Phase Power Connector is quick, safe, and efficient.

September 29, 2014

Used for temporary connection of unterminated cables to 440 Vac, 3-phase power supplies, 49 x 100 x 160 mm Quicktest QT3 has max power rating of 16 A per phase and connects to cables, products, or appliances within seconds. Lid automatically isolates 3-phase supply to increase safety when opened to insert bare cable ends, and circuit is completed when lid closes. Color-coded piano key cable clamps are also marked to prevent confusion, and each phase is protected by individual 16 A fuse. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

Shielded Connector can convey transmissions up to 5 Gbps/pair.

September 18, 2014

Supporting LVDS, USB3.0, and HDMI 1.4a Type E, GT32 Series employs pin-in-hole intrusive reflow method that promotes PCB retention force and enables one-time reflow process with other SMT components. Lock strength is 98 N, and operational range is -40 to +105°C. Featuring 1.5 mm pitch, shielded connector offers EMI shielding and low near-end crosstalk (NEXT). Respective transmission speeds for 4-, 10-, and 19-position models are up to 3, 5, and 2 Gbps/pair. Read More

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

Compression Connectors offer 1- or 2-hole tang.

July 8, 2014

UL Listed and CSA Certified, SureCrimp® Aluminum Compression Connectors include Type ALNS 1-hole standard tang, Type ALND 2-hole standard tang, and Type ALNN 1- and 2-hole narrow tang models. Units are roll marked to provide permanent product identification and come in variety of bolt hole sizes and spacing. Color-coded end caps are provided for accurate die identification. Read More

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

Wire-to-Wire Connectors offer smaller diagonal diameters.

May 28, 2014

Available with 2-point contact design that delivers shock- and vibration-resistant connectivity, DF62 Series has pin layout arranged in 2.2 x 2.0 mm grid that enables use in space-constrained applications. In-line connectors, with locking strength of 50 N, have secure lock structure that gives tactile and visual confirmation. Protected or guarded socket version (DF62C) prevents accidental pressing of latch and unmating during wiring, and panel mount plug version (DF62P) is also available. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

Extension Cables target USB 2.0 micro B enabled peripherals.

May 28, 2014

Offered in lengths of 0.3, 0.5, 0.75, 1, 2, and 3 m, USB 2.0 Micro B Extension Cables are male-to-female cables used to extend phone charger cables and other USB 2.0 micro B enabled peripherals. They can also be used to extend plug-in wall chargers that have short, fixed length cords.  To provide protection against EMI/RFI, each cable incorporates foil plus braid shielding. All 5 connector positions are integrated to ensure proper functionality in every application. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mounting & Attaching Products

Press-Fit Wire-to-Board Connectors provide gas-tight interface.

May 28, 2014

Available in M5, M6, M8, and M10 versions, combined flexible and massive press-fit zone BLUEcontact PowerElements are rated up to 290 A per power element at 20°C and operate over -40 to +135°C range. BLUEcontact PowerElements with purely massive press-fit terminal come in M3, M4, M5, M6, M8, and M10 versions with current carrying capacity of 10 A per pin (6–36) and operate from -40 to +135°C. Various versions are available with massive press-fit zone. Read More

Plant Furnishings & Accessories, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

Black FRP Industrial Enclosures feature weatherproof design.

May 13, 2014

Constructed from molded halogen-free and self-extinguishing fiberglass reinforced polyester, UL® listed NBB Series is suited for high temperature or corrosive environments. Model NBB141207 measures 14 x 12 x 7 in., while Model NBB181608 measures 18 x 16 x 8 in. In addition to fully gasketed lids, NEMA-rated enclosures feature integral mounting flanges that allow them to be mounted on walls or flat surfaces without need for extra mounting hardware. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

Tension-Spring Connection System provides wiring safety.

May 8, 2014

Featuring modular and flexible connection technology, ZST System enables pluggable wiring up to rated current of 24 A, rated voltage of 500 V, and cross section range of 0.5–4 mm². Spring provides permanent contact force between wire and bus bar. Coated with tin, stainless steel spring and copper bus bars are maintenance-free and resistant to vibration and corrosion. Housing insulation material is polyamide PA6.6 UL 94, flammability class V0, with temperature range of -40 to +120°C. Read More

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

Plugs, Connectors, Receptacles suit wet/corrosive environments.

April 28, 2014

Rubber Plugs and Connectors contain brass blades and contacts as well as 2 screw cable clamps. Resistant to hose downs up to 1,500 psi, Watertight Plugs and Connectors have nickel-plated blades and contacts, multipoint sealing system, and color-coded sealing bushings. All plugs and connectors are constructed of thermoplastic elastomer. Watertight Receptacles contain spring-loaded flip cover, stainless steel hinge spring and pin, and impact-resistant Valox lid, cover plate, and receptacle body. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products

Small Bore Connector eliminates misconnection with luer fittings.

April 11, 2014

Made from polypropylene and thermoplastic elastomer, Colder Products Company® SRC small bore connector eliminates potential for misconnection with luer fittings. Intuitive design facilitates operation, and audible click provides assurance of secure, leak-free connection. Coupling body and coupling insert in-line hose barbs are available to fit tubing from 1/8 to 3/16 in. ID. Also, design allows for tubing rotation to help avoid accidental disconnection or kinked tubing. Read More