Bus Bar Power Connectors

Bus Bar Power Connectivity

Our bus bar connectors provide means of distributing power within a system. Our broad portfolio includes compact sockets for space efficiency, hot pluggability to ease installation, and a wide range of current ratings for multiple applications.

Bus Bar Products

  • AMP Power Tap Connectors
  • AMPOWER Wave Crimp System
  • CROWN CLIP Connectors
  • CROWN EDGE Connectors
  • CROWN LINE Power Connectors
  • FLATPAQ Connectors
  • ICCON Single-Pole Connectors
  • Pluggable Bus Bar Connectors
  • RAPID LOCK Quick Connect / Disconnect Connectors

AMPOWER Wave Crimp System

The AMPOWER Wave Crimp System is a family of interconnections featuring a unique flat copper cable termination which makes it suitable for power distribution. The wide variety of AMPOWER interfaces available from TE for flat cable make it a versatile, innovative, and cost effective solution for power distribution. AMPOWER flat cable assemblies provide a unique and effective means of distributing power from source to load in today’s high speed, high density systems.

AMPOWER Wave Crimp Connectors
AMPOWER Wave Crimp Connectors


  • Separable interfaces have positive locking, polarization, and contact shrouding
  • Right-angle and vertical headers on 2.54 [.100] centers accommodate standard 1.02 [.040] PCB hole diameter
  • Four-cable, self-aligning connector can pick up 2.03 [.080] misalignment off a common axis and measures 80 amps per cable (at 30ºC temperature rise) depending upon the application
  • Unique tap permits branching of trunk lines to serve multiple distribution points
  • Assemblies are measured at 70-110 amps (with 30ºC temperature rise) depending upon mounting interface
  • Recognized under the Component Program of Underwriters Laboratories, Inc., File No. E28476, No. E13288, and No. E53799
  • Certified by Canadian Standards Association, File No. LR7189A-149
  • First flat cable tap that allows branching from primary trunk lines, side tapping, and discrete wire tapping
  • Blind mate drawer connectors feature sequential mating and signal contacts

CROWN CLIP Jr. Connectors

The CROWN CLIP JUNIOR connector provides a space efficient connector in solder or screw mount configurations ideal for power supply/distribution applications. It is hot plug capable for controlled and reliable separation of high power. The connector mates to a 3.0mm thick plated Bus Bar that provides a separable interface to ease assembly, inspection and trouble shooting.

CROWN CLIP Jr. Connectors
CROWN CLIP Jr. Connectors


  • Current: 150 A
  • Mating Force: 40 N max
  • Mating Bus Bar thickness: 3.0 ±0.1 mm
  • Bus Bar Misalignment: ±0.75 mm max
  • Hot Pluggable: Yes
  • Contact Resistance: 0.2 milliohms max
RAPID LOCK Connectors
RAPID LOCK connectors
MULTI-BEAM XL and XLE Power Connectors
MULTI-BEAM XL and XLE Power Connectors