Connector handles maximum current of 40 amps at 600 V.

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Power Tap connector delivers power levels or ground circuitry to any location on printed circuit boards. It enables wire-to-board connections using ring and/or fork terminals. Suitable for use in electronic equipment such as devices designed with backplanes and mother and daughter boards, Power Tap connector features 6/32 in. threaded steel insert surrounded by base of 10 press-fit pins. Rated current circuit resistance is less than 10 milliohms.



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New Sturdy 'Power Tap' Connectors Make It Easy, Secure To Bring High Voltage, Current, Ground To Printed Circuit Boards



Bolingbrook, Ill. - ITW Pancon has announced the development of a new "Power Tap" connector designed to easily bring major power levels or ground circuitry to virtually any location on a printed circuit board at substantially reduced costs.

ITW Pancon's new "Power Tap" connectors enable fast wire-to-board connections using everyday, inexpensive ring and/or fork terminals. They are ideal for use in a wide range of electronic equipment -- especially devices designed with backplanes and mother and daughter boards.

Each rugged new Power Tap connector features a 6/32 in. threaded steel insert staked in place and then surrounded by a sturdy base of 10 press-fit pins. The result is a hard-working connector plated with tin over nickel and with phosphor bronze contacts that can handle a maximum current capacity of 40 amps at 600 volts. Rated current circuit resistance is less than 10 milliohms.

As an added cost-saving feature, no special tool is required to insert these connectors, and they are compatible with all printed circuit boards 3/32 in. and thicker.

For a product data sheet, sample, and detailed specifications on ITW Pancon's new PowerTap connectors, contact Alan G. Steiner, Sales and Marketing Mgr., ITW Pancon, 309 E. Crossroads Parkway, Bolingbrook, IL 60440; telephone (voice) 888.515.2100; (fax) 630.972.8900; and URL: stwpancon.com.

With manufacturing facilities located in a new facility in Bolingbrook, Ill., and Bad Homburg, Germany, ITW Pancon, also a division of Illinois Tool Works (NYSE: ITW) produces a broad line of two-piece insulation displacement connectors, DIN connectors, flat ribbon cable, and a complete line of application tooling and accessories. Formerly the Panduit Electronic Connector Division, ITW Pancon was acquired by ITW in 1997. For more information, visit www.itwpancon.com. ITW Pancon has a worldwide network of distributors.

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