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High-power industrial connectors
19 February 2014, Interconnection

With fleets of electric vehicles increasingly becoming a reality, the market is seeing a growing demand for suitable connectors for this and other similar arenas.

There is a need for connectors that are able to handle high current, improve safety for both user and electronics, can be easily assembled, are rugged and able to maintain a seal over hundreds of mating cycles.

With a shell made from durable thermoplastic, with silicone and neoprene o-rings and panel gaskets, Amphenol’s ErgoN connector is designed for everyday industrial use. Now available from Farnell element14, it is designed with a patented push-lock mechanism.

Capable of handling currents up to 350 A, the connectors are tested for the extremes of everyday use and abuse. They are IP68 compliant when mated, IP2X compliant when unmated, tested for UL 94 V0 for flame resistance, compliant to ISO 16750 for vibrations and tested for thermal shock and an operating temperature range of -30°C to 85°C.

Using tested and proven technology, these connectors will survive 3000 mating cycles and need only a low insertion force, making them ideal for charging electric vehicles. The patented push-lock also has the option of double locking for additional safety.


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