DEUTSCH AEC Connectors

Robust High Density

Our DEUTSCH AEC connectors are environmentally sealed, heavy-duty electrical connectors that accept size 16 DEUTSCH contacts. These connectors are constructed of rugged thermoplastic and offer several keying options. DEUTSCH AEC connectors feature 40 cavities, are square shaped, and use a jackscrew for mating.

Product Features:

Specs for DEUTSCH AEC connectors
  • Accepts contact size 16 (13 amps)
  • 14-20 AWG (2.50-0.50 mm2)
  • 40 cavity arrangement
  • In-line
  • Square, thermoplastic housing
  • Jackscrew for mating


Accepts contact size 16 (13 amps)


40 cavity arrangement

Frequently Asked Questions

Q:    What is an AEC connector?

A:      DEUTSCH AEC environmentally sealed connectors are designed for cable to cable applications. AEC connectors are used in harsh environment applications where even a small degradation in connection may be critical.

Q:    What are the appropriate applications for AEC connectors?

A:     Truck, Bus, Off-highway, Construction, Agriculture, Mining, Emergency Vehicles, Forestry, Recreational, Marine, Motorcycle.


Q:    When should I use AEC connectors?

A:     DEUTSCH AEC connectors provide reliability and performance on the engine or transmission, under the hood, on power control units, bulkheads, on the chassis, or in the cab. AEC connectors offer field proven reliability and rugged quality. AEC connectors offer the designer the ability to use 40 size 16 DEUTSCH contacts within a single shell.