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Sealed connector system

12 September 2018 Interconnection

Molex recently released the Squba 1,80 mm pitch, sealed wire-to-wire connector system, designed to fit in small spaces and provide protection against liquid, dust and dirt.

The connectors carry up to a 6,0 A current and provide an IP67 NEMA rating on the seals. Seals are retained with caps to provide manufacturers of sensors, lighting, vending machines and liquid dispensers with a durable barrier from moisture and dust.

This Molex product is highly flexible, with options for 2 to 10 circuits, operating temperature limits ranging from -40°C to +105°C, and 30 N of terminal retention. The positive latch is low-profile and is designed to prevent wires from getting caught or damaged.

The seal and seal caps protect against on-the-job damage and guard against shipping and handling abuse as well as the possibility of puncturing the seals during assembly. Compared to similar sealed connector products, the Squba system offers a narrower pitch and a larger range of circuit sizes, and is both waterproof and dust-resistant.



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