Rack and Panel connectors for blind mating applications
Connector solutions distributor Lane Electronics has just announced a range of rugged industrial rack and panel connectors suitable for use throughout industry in blind mating applications. The Red Range from ITW McMurdo is available in four sizes with options for cable or PCB mounting
Key features include excellent current carrying characteristics, barrier or dowel polarization and the use of floating bushes to assist alignment in hard to access applications.
Users can specify 8, 16, 24 or 32 contacts all with a 5A current capability and peak working voltages to 800VDC and AC. ITW McMurdo has designed the Red Range connectors around Nylon PF or Diallyl-phthalate (DAP) insulators with gold plated copper alloy contacts and stainless steel mounting plates.
According to Lane Electronics, Red Range connectors are good for up to 500 mating cycles and can be supplied with aluminum covers that come with a universal top or side entry cable clamp.