Hartman K200 Series Contactors
K200 series contactors are among the smallest, lightest 200-A contactors currently available in the aerospace industry. They are designed for use in DC power distribution systems for commercial aircraft and for military aircraft and ground vehicles.
July 26, 2016
TE Connectivity Ltd. (TE) (NYSE: TEL), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, is releasing its K200 series contactors, a small, lightweight, and efficient 200-Amp 28 VDC power switching solution for stringent 28 VDC aerospace and defense applications. The single pole, single throw, normally open contactors are designed for use in DC power distribution systems in commercial and military aircraft and ground vehicles.
Aerospace power distribution system engineers continually search for the smallest and lightest solutions in power handling and switching devices. The K200 contactors by TE offer a compact solution to save weight and space. The contactors feature a reliable switching mechanism to keep power consumption and heat low and maximize performance. The K200 series is also equipped to handle high inrush loads.
“Our K200 contactor product series addresses the market demand for increased power to weight ratio,” said Dan Smith, product manager, Global Aerospace, Defense & Marine, TE Connectivity. “This product family offers substantial advantage over 200-Amp contactors of the past with a time tested record of reliability.”
The contactors are available in bus bar or chassis mounts to support power panel or standalone positions. The series was also designed and tested by TE to comply with Mil-PRF-6106 requirements.
TE Connectivity Ltd. is a $13 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 78,000 employees, including more than 7,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS.