New Product: NanoMQS Tab Contact

NanoMQS tab contact

NanoMQS tab contact

TE Connectivity adds tab contact to its miniaturized NanoMQS automotive interconnection system. Interconnection system can now be used for wire-to-wire connections and to contact black boxes.

October 18, 2016

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensor solutions, today announced an addition to its NanoMQS miniaturized automotive interconnection system. The new NanoMQS tab contact broadens the portfolio of the popular NanoMQS technology to include wire-to-wire connections and contacting black boxes.

The tab contacts measures 0.5 x 0.4 mm and can be used to terminate wires with a cross section of 0.13 mm2 to 0.35 mm2. Similar to the receptacle contact, the tab contact features a locking lance and a secondary locking device. While the tab contact is designed for a 1.8 mm pitch, smaller centerlines are also possible.

TE’s NanoMQS interconnection system establishes highly vibration-resistant electrical connections, which have primarily been used in headers to contact the printed circuit board (PCBs) in control units. Despite its low mass and highly compact dimensions, the NanoMQS receptacle contact and crimp is designed to meet vibration resistance severity level 4 according to LV214. The new tab contact makes both sides of the interconnection system available from one source and on a high-quality level.

“The NanoMQS tab contact offers our customers an expanded use-case portfolio for this highly miniaturized interconnection system,” said Thorsten Eisele, product manager, Automotive, TE. “The portfolio expansion underpins our long-standing commitment to develop interconnection solutions that meet or exceed the automotive industry’s requirements.”

TE products connect nearly every electrical function in cars – from alternative power systems to infotainment and sensor technologies.

About TE

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.

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