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Power Connector Eases Field Installation

Sept. 23, 2010
For power applications in the field requiring a quick disconnect, the PCS series three-contact power connector is now available with screw terminals, allowing field termination with the use of a screw driver.

For power applications in the field requiring a quick disconnect, the PCS series three-contact power connector is now available with screw terminals, allowing field termination with the use of a screw driver. Crimping tools are not necessary. The connector has three size-12 contacts. Contacts manufactured with standard materials have a current rating of 40A and a contact resistance of 0.001? while high-conductivity contacts are available with a current rating of 55A and a contact resistance of 0.00037?. Cost for a female connector with screw terminals mated to a male straight PCB mount is approximately $14 each/500. POSITRONIC INDUSTRIES, Springfield, MI. (800) 641-4054.

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