Basic Requirements Information

Q: What are the operating temperature requirements?
A: The new Power Triple Lock connector system offers all V-0 materials, with standard product made from a PBT material, rated at 105°C. For high temperature applications, like cooking, materials are available for 150°C.

 

Q: What is the benefit of choosing glow wire housings?

A: The Power Triple Lock connector system offers glow wire housings that allow manufacturers of home appliances to comply with the IEC 60335-1 standard.

 

Q: What are the wire size requirements?

A: The Power Triple Lock connector system can accommodate single wire ranges from 12 AWG to 20 AWG, and double wires from 2X18 AWG to 2X20 AWG.

 

Q: In what circuit count is the Power Triple Lock connector system offered?

A: The Power Triple Lock connector caps and plugs are available from 2 through 15 positions, with both free hanging and panel mount housings. Headers are available from 2 through 5 positions.

 

Q: Do I need to use the connector position assurance (CPA) device and the terminal position assurance (TPA) device?

A: The CPA and TPA devices are offered for this Power Triple Lock connector system as options. Many customers are now asking for these devices in some or all of their applications as added security to help ensure the connector halves remain together once mated and ensure contact retention in each circuit cavity.

 

Q: Do you offer terminal position assurance (TPA) devices for matrix (3 row) housings?

A: Yes. The matrix housings are designed to accept 1 single row and 1 dual row TPA.