Press Release Summary:
Available in horizontal plug and right-angle header versions, EuroMax(TM) interconnect system offers redundant parallel contact system. All hardware components are copper-based alloys to optimize thermal compatibility. Manufactured with high-temperature housing material, system withstands lengthy solder pre-heat conditions. EuroMax is available in 2-10 circuits, and up to 8 circuits for versions with optional mounting ends that provide added security.
Original Press Release:
EuroMax High-Power Pluggable Terminal Blocks from Molex
Industry's Highest Amperage Pluggable Solution for Industrial Applications
LISLE, Ill. - August 22, 2005 - Achieve maximum power with the EuroMax(TM) High-Power Pluggable Terminal Blocks from Molex Incorporated (NASDAQ: MOLX and MOLXA). Complementing Molex's existing 600V fixed (one-piece) high-power terminal block family, the EuroMax interconnect system offers design engineers a two-piece pluggable system and the highest amperage solution in the industry with up to 85.0A per circuit at 600V. The EuroMax interconnect system is well-suited for a variety of high-power industrial applications, such as motors and drives, process controls, electrical energy controls and load control systems.
Available in a horizontal plug and right-angle header version, the EuroMax interconnect system features an additional pluggability advantage for easy servicing or field repair and replacement. It offers a highly redundant parallel contact system to maximize performance, and all hardware components are copper-based alloys to optimize thermal compatibility. Manufactured with a high-temperature housing material, the EuroMax interconnect system is able to withstand lengthy solder pre-heat conditions. The header blade features three PCB tails, providing a robust PCB connection. Additionally, economically stamped, one-piece terminals are available for improved cost efficiency. Plus, the design has a screwdriver slot built-in on circuit counts of four and above to help ease de-plugging.
"The EuroMax interconnect system offers design engineers a convenient solution that can achieve maximum power," said Paul Silva, Product Manager, Molex Incorporated. "Overall, this two-piece version complements our existing product line by combining the benefits of a high-power terminal block with a pluggable design."
The EuroMax interconnect system is available in two to 10 circuits and up to eight circuits for the versions with optional mounting ends that provide added security. The EuroMax High-Power Pluggable Terminal Blocks offer design engineers the highest amperage solution available in today's marketplace. Pricing ranges from $2.00 - $3.00 per mated pair depending on volume, circuit size and style. Lead-time is three to four weeks. More information about the EuroMax High-Power Pluggable Terminal Blocks from Molex is available at www.molex.com/product/tblocks/euromax.html.
About Molex Incorporated
Molex Incorporated is a 67-year-old global manufacturer of electronic, electrical and fiber optic interconnection systems. Based in Lisle, Illinois, USA, the company operates 55 manufacturing facilities in 19 countries. The Molex website is www.molex.com.
EuroMax(TM) is a trademark of Molex Incorporated
Molex® is a registered trademark