Connectors provide zero insertion force terminations.

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VDE-certified Eco-Lock connector systems are designed for flexible flat cable/fine-pitch connector applications. Locking cover may be retracted to reopen contacts. Connectors are available in 4-30 pole configurations for 1 mm pitch surface-mount version and 5-35 poles for 1.25 mm pitch fork-type contact version. Both styles are available in horizontal and vertical configurations.



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STOCKO Provides Zero Insertion Force Connectors For Electronics Applications


BURGAW, N.C. (February 6, 2002) -STOCKO Contact Corp, a member of the Wieland Group has devised the Eco-Lock connector system for flexible flat cable/fine pitch connector (FFC/FPC) applications. Available in 1mm and 1.25mm pitch versions, STOCKO's Eco-Lock connectors enable zero insertion force (ZIF) terminations with a locking cover that may be retracted to reopen contacts for optimal design flexibility.

"The Eco-Lock connector series provides a very simple interconnection option for designers in the electronics industry," said STOCKO Product Manager, Robert Ourt. "Using a ZIF design flat ribbon cable and flexible board connections are as easy as inserting the wire and pressing down the cover."

The Eco-Lock connector series is available in 4-30 pole configurations for a 1mm pitch surface mount version and 5-35 poles for the 1.25mm pitch fork-type contact version. Both styles are available in horizontal and vertical configurations. Eco-Lock connectors hold VDE certifications. Pricing for the 1.00mm pitch version begins at $.42 each and $.38 each for the 1.25mm version.

STOCKO Contact Corp., a member of The Wieland Group, is a leading manufacturer of electrical connector systems, crimp contacts, solderless terminals, IDC connectors, precision stampings and drawn parts and termination technology. Based in Burgaw, N.C., STOCKO has manufacturing facilities worldwide, including plants in Germany, Belgium and France. STOCKO is ISO 9001 certified and is equipped with in-house testing facilities approved for UL and VDE product certifications.

In addition to supplying superior quality products, STOCKO offers connector design and development, machine building capabilities and market-oriented solutions from concept to completion with an emphasis on customer satisfaction.

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