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Connectors Pack High Performance Contacts

The HTS HD series of modular connectors have a rugged rectangular outer shell made from die cast zinc or aluminum, a robust inner contact housing, and high performance Multimate contacts—Multimate contacts employ a pin and socket design that is either stamped and formed or screw-machined. The connectors come in different housing sizes and can accommodate seven to 128 contacts. Applications include industrial machinery, molding equipment, automated processing equipment and other industrial applications where a durable outer-shell and heavy-duty contact system is necessary. Multimate pin and socket contacts facilitate high-speed production methods. Up to 800 pin and socket contacts can be terminated to wire in an hour. Contacts are made from copper alloy and finished with gold or tin plating and come in reels with up to 4,000 contacts per reel. An insulation crimp adds strain relief to the wire. The connectors are rated for 250 Vac at 10A per contact. Contacts accept 30 AWG to 14 AWG stranded wire. Pricing is about $0.25 for the pin and socket. HTS HD series housings are priced at around $6.75 each. TYCO ELECTRONICS, Harrisburg, PA. (800) 522-6752.


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