Poke-in Slim Wire connector
TE Connectivity (TE) introduces a series of Poke-In Slim Wire connectors that enable users to make wire-to-board and board-to-board connections quickly and easily.
February 23, 2017
HARRISBURG, Pa., USA – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has launched a series of Poke-In Slim Wire connectors that enable users to make wire-to-board and board-to-board connections quickly and easily.
The releasable poke-in contact function, along with a design that accommodates various wire sizes, allows for fast installation and rework; no special tools are required. Bare contact offers size and cost savings over housed poke-in connectors, with the new connectors’ small footprints favoring compact PCB designs. Applications are primarily in LED lighting, building automation, telecommunications and security systems.
TE’s new poke-in connectors accept wire gauges 18-22 AWG. The connectors are rated 10 Amps for 18 AWG wire and 6 Amps for 20-22 AWG. The slim male pin contact is designed for board-to-board connections with a 4 Amp rating when used with the releasable slim contact. Maximum voltage rating is 300 VAC. Operating temperature range is minus 40 to 105 degrees Celsius.
TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) is a $14 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 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS.