New PCON Terminals for High-Voltage Touch Safe Interconnection Systems
PCON high-power terminals are specifically designed to support the increased connectivity requirements in high-voltage interconnection systems of hybrid and all-electric vehicles.
April 27, 2020
BENSHEIM, Germany – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity, announced its new PCON terminals. Leveraging TE’s extensive connector terminal expertise, these high-power terminals combine high current capability with a smart and robust design for high vibration resistance.
“PCON high-power terminals are specifically designed to support the increased connectivity requirements in high-voltage interconnection systems of hybrid and all-electric vehicles,” said Gautham Kadhirvel, product manager, TE Connectivity. “Our new line of PCON terminals are highly suited to high-voltage interconnection systems for hybrid and electric vehicles powertrain and auxiliary applications.”
TE’s new line of terminals, PCON 12, PCON 18 and PCON 21, have a common body design optimized for maximum vibration resistance while minimizing mating forces. Each is available with 90° and 180° mating directions and accommodates wire sizes ranging from 5 mm2 to 95 mm2 supporting continuous currents up to 400 Amps. In addition, the PCON terminals are designed to accept touch-safe protection features integrated into the tab housing according to IEC 60529 IP2XB and UL-finger standards for EV powertrain applications therefore enabling safe and easy assembly and maintenance.
TE Connectivity is a $13 billion global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With nearly 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS.