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Article | February 18, 2013
AutomationDirect: Multi-wire connectors
Designed to maintain reliable electrical connections while providing protection against dirt, moisture and mechanical stress, AutomationDirect’s expanded line of its ZIPport multi-wire connectors and accessories now includes 10A, 16A, and 32B connector sizes, in addition to 3A, 6B, 10B, 16B, and 24B sizes.
Added frame sizes (10A, 16A, and 32) are made of heavy-duty metal or thermoplastic housings. Connector hoods are available with top entry and side entry cable passages and feature Pg threaded cable passages.
ZIPport multi-wire connectors accessories include additional IP66 and IP68 cable glands, Pg to NPT adapters and blanking plugs. Insert plates are available in blank, reducer, and cutout styles.
New code pins kits are available for applications where identical connectors could be coupled with the incorrect mate, potentially causing equipment damage or breakdown; gold-plated crimp contacts in 10 and 16 Amp sizes have also been added.
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